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Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017
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HEALTH
Emory physicians care for Falcons on their journey to the Super Bowl
As the Atlanta Falcons head to the Super Bowl in Houston on Feb. 5, Emory Healthcare physicians in sports medicine, cardiology and ophthalmology will be on the sidelines to provide team support.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory responds to concerns over federal travel restrictions
In a letter to the Emory community, President Claire E. Sterk affirms the university's commitment to protecting the rights of all faculty, staff and students irrespective of their country of origin.

 

ENGAGEMENT
LAMP Symposium to address global migration
Immigration and refugee resettlement will take center stage at the third annual symposium hosted by the Leadership and Multifaith Program, a collaboration between Emory's Candler School of Theology and Georgia Tech's Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. 

 

RESEARCH
Study highlights role of person-to-person spread in drug-resistant TB epidemics
A new study provides compelling evidence that person-to-person transmission, not just inadequate treatment, is driving the spread of drug-resistant tuberculosis.

 

EVENTS
February arts events commemorate Black History Month
Arts at Emory hosts a full slate of events for February, featuring a series of Black History Month performances that includes an interactive presentation from Dancing for Justice Philadelphia.

 

SCHOLARSHIP
Feast of Words celebrates Emory authors, editors
"A Feast of Words," the annual literary celebration recognizing Emory faculty authors and editors of books published in the last year, takes place Feb. 6 to honor the diverse scholarship of 113 faculty members.
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Take Note
 
Wednesday information session scheduled for Emory community members impacted by Jan. 27 executive order
Wednesday information session scheduled for Emory community members impacted by Jan. 27 executive order

Yonggang Ke selected for NSF CAREER award
Yonggang Ke selected for NSF CAREER award

New series spotlights water issues with films, discussions
New series spotlights water issues with films, discussions

Employees graduate from Emory leadership development programs
Employees graduate from Emory leadership development programs
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
Emory Insider

 

Free health screenings: Don't miss "Know Your Numbers," a series of free screenings to check key health measurements, including height, weight, body mass index, blood pressure, cholesterol and more. You can participate through Feb. 28 at a variety of Emory University and Emory Healthcare locations.
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In The News
 
Your job is not you

 

Your job is not you
Jan. 30 |  Sarah Peterson |  Inside Higher Ed

The Trump administration's flirtation with Holocaust denial

 

The Trump administration's flirtation with Holocaust denial
Jan. 30 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  The Atlantic

Trump-onomics promises much good, with some doubts

 

Trump-onomics promises much good, with some doubts
Jan. 29 |  Paul H. Rubin |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Featured Events
 
Canvas 101

 

Canvas 101
Learn the ins and outs of Emory's new learning management system in a convenient online session. A second session will be held Feb. 3, also at 9 a.m.
When: Feb. 2, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Camp & Learning Expo 2017: Discover Your Summer Adventure

 

Camp & Learning Expo 2017: Discover Your Summer Adventure
Get information about nearly 80 summer camps and academic programs for children ages 5-17. The expo closes at 2 p.m.
When: Feb. 2, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, 4th Floor Auxiliary Court
Admission: Free
A Celebration of Emory's History and Traditions

 

A Celebration of Emory's History and Traditions
In the first of a series of events for President Sterk's inauguration, join a walking tour of the central Oxford campus to celebrate Emory's origins and traditions.
When: Feb. 6, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College campus
Admission: Free
 
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McDonald Lecture: "Who is Christ for Us Today? A Human Being Just Like Us But Raised from the Dead?"
When: Feb. 1, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
01
Feb.
 
Workshop: Cloud Storage
When: Feb. 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library, Large Group Study Room 2
Admission: Free
 
01
Feb.
 
Vocal Master Classes with Julia Faulkner of Lyric Opera of Chicago
When: Feb. 1, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
01
Feb.
 
Film screenings: "Bachelor's Affairs" (1932) and "The Big Broadcast" (1932)
When: Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
01
Feb.
 
Atari Age: The Emergence of Video Games in America
When: Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
02
Feb.
 
The Evolution of Human Sleep
When: Feb. 2, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
02
Feb.
 
Water Challenges in the Southeast USA ("Tri-state Water Wars")
When: Feb. 2, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
02
Feb.
 
One Hundred Years of Shakespeare in Atlanta
When: Feb. 2, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry
Admission: Free
 
02
Feb.
 
Gallery Talk: The New World in the Age of Shakespeare
When: Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Works on Paper Gallery
Admission: Free
 
03
Feb.
 
Teaching Atlanta Digitally
When: Feb. 3, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
03
Feb.
 
Executing Grace in Georgia: A Faithful Discussion About the Death Penalty
When: Feb. 3, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
05
Feb.
 
The Bach Bowl
When: Feb. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
06
Feb.
 
How Surrealism Arose in 1920s and '30s Paris as a Critique of Society
When: Feb. 6, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
06
Feb.
 
The Checkered Past of Brazil's New Race Court
When: Feb. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
06
Feb.
 
Moving Organization Sites From Blackboard
When: Feb. 6, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
06
Feb.
 
Climate Change: India's Role in "The Big 4" (China, US, EU, India)
When: Feb. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Inauguration Academic Symposium: Health Challenges and Bold Opportunities
When: Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free; tickets required
 
07
Feb.
 
Moving Our Stories: Embodiment, Dance and Social Justice
When: Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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