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Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017
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ACHIEVEMENT
Celebration of Technology and Innovation honors faculty entrepreneurs
Emory's Office of Technology Transfer will celebrate faculty entrepreneurs and their discoveries at the 11th Annual Celebration of Technology and Innovation, set for March 2. Learn more about this year's winners, including Mark Goodman, one of the original developers of an FDA-approved imaging agent for recurrent prostate cancer.

 

HONORS
Emory announces Bobby Jones Scholars for study in Scotland
Outstanding Emory College seniors Joan Shang, Julianna Joss, Jason Ehrenzeller and Ekaterina Koposova will spend a year in Scotland pursuing master's degrees at the University of St Andrews.

 

HEALTH
Researchers explore when stress becomes physical
Long dismissed as hysteria or hypochondria, a number of "conversion disorders" are now recognized. Blindness, seizures and other disorders may result from emotional stress being converted to physical symptoms. The Emory Brain Health Center hosts a conference on functional neurological disorders March 3-4.

 

SPORTS
Emory men's basketball earns NCAA Division III tournament bid
The Emory Eagles head to Texas to compete in the opening rounds of the NCAA Division III Tournament, the team's fifth consecutive postseason bid. Pairings for this year's 64-team field were announced Monday.

 

SUPPORT
Emory responds to recent federal guidelines related to transgender restrooms/Title IX
Emory believes each member of our community deserves to study, work and live in accordance with their gender identity. Therefore, individuals may use restrooms and other facilities that correspond to their gender identity.

EVENTS
March arts events include Tibet Week, Barenaked Voices
Along with warmer weather, March brings a multitude of arts events to Emory's campus, including annual favorites Tibet Week at the Michael C. Carlos Museum and the student a cappella celebration, Barenaked Voices.
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Take Note
 
Last chance for free 'Know Your Numbers' biometric health screenings
Last chance for free 'Know Your Numbers' biometric health screenings

Submit events for Office of Sustainability's Earth Month calendar by March 14
Submit events for Office of Sustainability's Earth Month calendar by March 14

Emory Baseball ascends to No. 1 in D3Baseball.com national rankings
Emory Baseball ascends to No. 1 in D3Baseball.com national rankings

Winship doctor, nurse honored at CanCare anniversary celebration
Winship doctor, nurse honored at CanCare anniversary celebration
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
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No co-pays for back-up care: Bright Horizons Back-Up Care Advantage offers temporary care to Emory University faculty, staff and Laney Graduate School families when your usual child and adult/elder care arrangements are unavailable. To celebrate the program's first anniversary, no co-pay fees will be charged in March.
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In The News
 
Courts can be undermined in these 3 ways. This is how to protect them.

 

Courts can be undermined in these 3 ways. This is how to protect them.
Feb. 27 |  Tom Clark and Jeffrey Staton |  Washington Post

St. Louis Cemetery push shows how Jews can build alliances with Muslims

 

St. Louis Cemetery push shows how Jews can build alliances with Muslims
Feb. 27 |  Shlomo C. Pill |  Forward

'Hidden Figures' math heroines add up to unlikely hit for Fox

 

'Hidden Figures' math heroines add up to unlikely hit for Fox
Feb. 24 |  Sidney Perkowitz |  Bloomberg
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Featured Events
 
WaterHub tour

 

WaterHub tour
Get a behind-the-scenes look at Emory's innovative WaterHub. The student-led tours are popular and fill up fast.
When: March 1, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Emory WaterHub, Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
Emory University Symphony Orchestra

 

Emory University Symphony Orchestra
Richard Prior conducts as the orchestra presents Mahler's iconic Symphony No. 1.
When: March 2, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Atlanta Science Festival: Astronaut Mark Kelly

 

Atlanta Science Festival: Astronaut Mark Kelly
Launch rockets on the lawn starting at 5:30 p.m., then hear Kelly's speech kicking off the Atlanta Science Festival at 7 p.m.
When: March 14, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $12 in advance; $8 kids ages 12 and under; $15 at the door
 
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March
 
Diabesity (Diabetes-Obesity) in Latinos: An Emerging Epidemic
When: March 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Immersive Virtual Reality as a Research Tool for the Behavioral Sciences
When: March 1, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Laszlo Excalibur Lecture: After the Conquest, the Byzantine Empire in Greece
When: March 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Film screening: "Men in War" (1957)
When: March 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Disparities in Surgical Outcomes: The Fierce Urgency of Now
When: March 2, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
02
March
 
Electronic Warfare: Radio and Counter-insurgency
When: March 2, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Office of Technology Transfer: 11th Annual Celebration of Technology and Innovation
When: March 2, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center, Silver Bell Pavilion
Admission: Free
 
02
March
 
Water Conflicts in the Middle East
When: March 2, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
02
March
 
Annual Pride Awards
When: March 2, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Miller-Ward Alumni House
Admission: Free
 
02
March
 
Carnaval
When: March 2, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Casa Emory, 746 Peavine Creek Dr.
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
A Multisensory Internal Model of Gravity and its Role in Spatial Orientation
When: March 3, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Whitehead Biomedical Research Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Softball: Emory vs. Christopher Newport
When: March 4, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Softball Field
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Atlanta Master Chorale: Shades and Hues
When: March 4, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $20; $15 discount categories; $10 students
 
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March
 
Baseball: Emory vs. Oglethorpe
When: March 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Sex Tourism in Bahia: Ambiguous Entanglements
When: March 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Concert: Christopher Paul Stelling, acoustic guitar
When: March 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Hospital-based Hand Washing with Soap and Water Treatment Intervention to Reduce Cholera
When: March 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
The Evolution of Human Sleep
When: March 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Reading: Russian Revolutionary Poetry
When: March 14, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
How Early Travelers to Greece Viewed the Parthenon
When: March 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Exhibition Galleries
Admission: Free
 
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