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Tuesday, March 7, 2017
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RESEARCH
Are we facing a future without antibiotics?
The possibility that our most commonly prescribed drugs, which we've relied on for nearly eight decades to kill infections, will stop working is nearly unfathomable. Find out how Emory researchers are addressing the threat of antibiotic resistance.

 

HONORS
Emory HR earns top awards for learning, organizational development
Emory's Human Resources division has received three national awards in recognition of the university's achievements in learning and organizational development programs and human resources excellence.

 

SCIENCE
Help boost Emory HIV research for 'STAT Madness'
Emory is participating in a "March madness"-style bracket competition organized by the life sciences news site STAT. Cast your vote for the university's research to move on to the next round.

 

INSPIRATION
Time-lapse video shows Oxford sand mandala's creation, destruction
Watch five days of work collapsed into a few intriguing minutes, from the first chalk lines laying out the intricate design to the completed mandala's destruction in a swirl of color.

 

EVENTS
Diplomat, journalist headline India Week at Emory
India Week events include discussions with Ambassador Arun Singh and journalist Bachi Karkaria, as well as an exploration of mind-body science, the Student Indian Arts Mela and India-themed activities for Wonderful Wednesday.

 

SPORTS
Emory women's tennis captures ITA National Indoor Championship
The No. 1-ranked Emory women's tennis team defeated No. 6-ranked Pomona-Pitzer College in the title match of the ITA National Indoor Championships. The title is the third for the Eagles in program history.

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory graduate selected for prestigious Luce Scholars Program
Following a year of studies at the University of St Andrews as a Bobby Jones Scholar, Emory graduate Kadiata Sy is named to the 2017-2018 Luce Scholars Program.
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Take Note
 
Reminder: Campus dining facilities operating on modified schedule for Spring Break
Reminder: Campus dining facilities operating on modified schedule for Spring Break

Rollins School of Public Health and HealthMPowers receive $2.5 million for youth physical activity study
Rollins School of Public Health and HealthMPowers receive $2.5 million for youth physical activity study

Emory men's basketball team defeated in NCAA Tournament's second round
Emory men's basketball team defeated in NCAA Tournament's second round
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
Emory Insider

 

Start your summer planning: The Emory WorkLife Resource Center has posted its Summer Planning 2017 website, filled with resources to help employees with children find summer camps and programs, as well as fun family activities.
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In The News
 
My mind made me do it

 

My mind made me do it
March 6 |  Helen Mayberg |  Wall Street Journal

Snapchat will be a stock market dog

 

Snapchat will be a stock market dog
March 6 |  Narasimhan Jegadeesh |  Fortune

Some melanoma survivors still getting too much sun exposure

 

Some melanoma survivors still getting too much sun exposure
March 2 |  Colleen McBride |  NPR
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Featured Events
 
Canvas 101

 

Canvas 101
This online-only session covers the basics of setting up Canvas course sites, adding content and importing from Blackboard.
When: March 14, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
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
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 15, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Emory WaterHub, Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Oglethorpe
When: March 8, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting Your Teen: Tips for Teen Drivers
When: March 9, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Genetic and Lifestyle Risk Factors in the Developement of Obesity
When: March 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 6001
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Piedmont College (double header)
When: March 11, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Sex Tourism in Bahia: Ambiguous Entanglements
When: March 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Moving Content From Blackboard to Canvas
When: March 13, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Spiritual Cooking (La Cuisine de l'Esprit): Meditation and Contemplation as Eating and Drinking in French and Spanish Spiritual Literature of the 17th Century
When: March 13, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, C202
Admission: Free
 
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Mind-Body Medicine: Neuroscience for Success
When: March 13, 5:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Author discussion and book signing: "Modern Death: How Medicine Changed the End of Life"
When: March 13, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Christopher Paul Stelling, acoustic guitar
When: March 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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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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Webinar: Self-Care for Your Wear and Tear
When: March 14, 12:15 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Conceiving Deafness: The Power of Narrative
When: March 14, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Winship Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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The Evolution of Human Sleep
When: March 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Student Indian Arts Mela
When: March 14, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballrooms
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Comfort Women"
When: March 14, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: Russian Revolutionary Poetry
When: March 14, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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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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Canvas 101
When: March 15, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Diplomacy and Statecraft: My Life as an Indian Foreign Service Officer
When: March 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room W525
Admission: Free
 
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Tax Tips: The Basics
When: March 15, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Caregivers Network: Making Homes Safer and Adaptable for a Lifetime
When: March 15, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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2017 Hamilton E. Holmes MD Memorial Lecture: "Healing in the Land is More Than a Slogan"
When: March 15, 5:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Wedding Doll" (2015)
When: March 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Southern Circuit Film Series: "I Come From"
When: March 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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