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Thursday, March 9, 2017
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TEACHING
Quantitative sciences major's success a model for other universities
Students majoring in quantitative sciences combine the study of big data with in-depth coursework in one of 16 disciplines from across the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities.

 

HEALTH CARE
Emory's Liver Transplant Program ranks second in U.S. and first in Georgia
Emory's Liver Transplant Program is ranked second nationally and first in the state of Georgia in patient outcomes, based on data from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients.

 

MILESTONE
Myers named first black Emory Law Journal editor-in-chief
Janiel Myers, who was born in Jamaica and recently naturalized as an American citizen, has been named the first black editor-in-chief of the Emory Law Journal, the law school's oldest publication.

 

SUSTAINABILITY
Climate Week explores policy, myths, environmental justice
The Emory Climate Organization celebrates Climate Week with panel discussions, a film screening and a climate art exhibit. The events, set for March 14-17, explore intersections between climate change and a variety of fields.

 

PROFILE
Erica Bruchko: Helping researchers in Emory Libraries' African American, history collections
Emory Libraries' African American history collection is so vast that it can be hard to know where to begin. Luckily, Erica Bruchko, African American Studies and U.S. history librarian, is ready to help students and faculty.

EVENTS
Atlanta Science Festival celebrates 'frontiers of the unknown'
Watch for an astronaut, zombies, a hovercraft and liquid nitrogen ice cream to pop up on the Emory campus during the Atlanta Science Festival, March 14-25.
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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

Apply for Community-Engaged Learning Grants for fall courses by March 31
Apply for Community-Engaged Learning Grants for fall courses by March 31

Emory Spokes Council hosts Pi Day ride March 14
Emory Spokes Council hosts Pi Day ride March 14

Riverside Church Pastor Amy Butler to preach March 14 at Cannon Chapel
Riverside Church Pastor Amy Butler to preach March 14 at Cannon Chapel
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
Emory Insider

 

Charge your electric car: Don't worry about running out of juice. Level II electric vehicle charging stations powered by ChargePoint are located in the Clairmont Tower and Peavine II parking decks at Emory and in the Fleming parking lot on the Oxford College campus. You can pay by credit card or ChargePoint pre-paid card.
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In The News
 
How Facebook, fake news and friends are warping your memory

 

How Facebook, fake news and friends are warping your memory
March 7 |  Robyn Fivush |  Nature

What do Mormons and Muslims have in common?

 

What do Mormons and Muslims have in common?
March 7 |  Deborah Lipstadt  |  Politico

Snoring may be benign, or it may be a sign of a more serious problem

 

Snoring may be benign, or it may be a sign of a more serious problem
March 6 |  Romy Hoque |  Washington Post
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Featured Events
 
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
Film screening: "Wedding Doll" (2015)

 

Film screening: "Wedding Doll" (2015)
In this award-winning film, a wedding-obsessed girl with mental disabilities becomes fixated on the son of the owner of the factory where she works.
When: March 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
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 16, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Emory WaterHub, Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Genetic and Lifestyle Risk Factors in the Development 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
When: March 11, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Piedmont College
When: March 12, 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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Canvas 101
When: March 14, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: March 14, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
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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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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Living the Plant-Strong Life
When: March 14, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
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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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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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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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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Blood Drive
When: March 16, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Brooks Commons
Admission: Free
 
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Moving Content from Blackboard to Canvas
When: March 16, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: Research into a Statue of the Virgin and Child
When: March 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Social Changes: India's Past, Present and Future
When: March 16, 4:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Caribbean Discourses: Roundtable with Patrick Chamoiseau
When: March 16, 5:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Flamenco performance: Juan Pinilla with David Caro
When: March 16, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Luther Enloe, guitar
When: March 16, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Elective Affinities / Elective Antipathies: German Art on Its Histories
When: March 17, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Math/Science Building, E300, Planetarium
Admission: Free
 
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Building Your Course Homepage: Graphic Design 101 for Canvas
When: March 17, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Retirement and Taxes: Simple Steps, Powerful Results
When: March 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Men's tennis: Emory vs. Millsaps
When: March 17, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Softball: Emory vs. Lynchburg (double-header)
When: March 17, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Softball Field
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Covenant College
When: March 17, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Literature is Alive @ Emory Presents Mike Lala, Janice Lee, Iman Person, Thibault Raoult
When: March 17, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble @ Emory Bookstore
Admission: Free
 
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