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Tuesday, April 11, 2017
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INSIGHT
President Carter discusses human rights in Bederman Lecture
Nobel Peace Prize winner Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States and Emory University Distinguished Professor, offered a somber assessment of human rights around the world, but said he's "still hopeful because of the heroism I see."

 

IMPACT
Theaster Gates to respond to Emory students' work in 'The Art Sermon'
Performance artist, sculptor, professor, urban crusader and arts luminary Theaster Gates concludes his Emory residency with a public performance piece based on his work with students in Emory's integrated visual arts co-major.

 

HEALTH
Researchers find high cardiovascular risk even in normal-weight individuals
A new research study has found that approximately one-third of all individuals with a normal body mass index (BMI) had cardio-metabolic risk factors for heart disease, especially those of South Asian and Hispanic descent.

 

LEADERSHIP
President Bill Clinton, senator and alumnus Sam Nunn to attend Emory Law Centennial Gala
Former President Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote address at Emory Law's Centennial Gala on Saturday, April 29. Former U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn will receive the school's Lifetime Achievement Award.

 

INNOVATION
eICU reduced hospital stays, saved millions, eased provider shortage
Emory's Electronic ICU (eICU) Program has proven to be a valuable asset for intensive care patients and their hospital care teams, not just at Emory Healthcare but also in the community hospital setting.

 

COMMUNITY
Mix and mingle with Emory leaders at Wednesday's Employee Town Hall
This year's Employee Town Hall features a new format and new location, welcoming all Emory employees to mix and mingle with university leaders at a buffet lunch at the Campus Life Pavilion.
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Take Note
 
Discounted Atlanta Hawks playoff tickets on sale Thursday on campus
Discounted Atlanta Hawks playoff tickets on sale Thursday on campus

Screening of '13th' to be followed by discussion of mass incarceration
Screening of '13th' to be followed by discussion of mass incarceration

Caregiver support workshops to focus on family conflicts, long-term-care insurance
Caregiver support workshops to focus on family conflicts, long-term-care insurance

Proposals for 2017-18 Academic Learning Communities due April 28
Proposals for 2017-18 Academic Learning Communities due April 28
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Emory Insider: Amenities
 
Emory Insider

 

Fresh, organic produce delivered to campus: Buy a subscription to the Oxford College Organic Farm community-supported agriculture program to get fresh vegetables that you pick up weekly at convenient locations on both the Oxford and Emory campuses. Subscriptions for the full season (28 weeks) and spring season (10 weeks) start Thursday, April 27.
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In The News
 
Drugs that work in mice often fail when tried in people

 

Drugs that work in mice often fail when tried in people
April 10 |  Todd Preuss |  NPR

Syrian refugees, U.S. vets come together in Georgia amid dark times

 

Syrian refugees, U.S. vets come together in Georgia amid dark times
April 10 |  Heval Kelli |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Healthy weight? You may still be at risk for heart disease

 

Healthy weight? You may still be at risk for heart disease
April 6 |  Unjali P. Gujral |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
2017 Goodrich C. White Lecture and Reading: Junot Diaz

 

2017 Goodrich C. White Lecture and Reading: Junot Diaz
The Pulitzer-winning author of "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" will give a talk and read from his works.
When: April 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Black Art Salon at the Edge of the Universe

 

Black Art Salon at the Edge of the Universe
This culminating program of the Billops-Hatch exhibition will explore the ways black artists continue to push boundaries.
When: April 13, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
Emory University Chorus and Emory University Symphony Orchestra

 

Emory University Chorus and Emory University Symphony Orchestra
The ensemble of musicians and singers will perform Parts II and III of Handel's "Messiah."
When: April 14, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas Assignments
When: April 12, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Teaching with Objects at the Carlos
When: April 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, African Galleries
Admission: Free
 
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Functional Imaging of the Human Brain: A Window into the Organization of the Human Mind
When: April 12, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Rita Anne Rollins Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Using Data Collection Technology in Your Fieldwork: Negotiating Trust, Challenges and Intimacy
When: April 12, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Tarbutton Hall, Room 120A
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Mabele Na Biso" ("Our Land") and conversation with director Petna Ndaliko Katondolo
When: April 12, 4:15 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 112
Admission: Free
 
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Envision Emory: Innovative Use of Rapidly Developing Technologies
When: April 12, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Mathematics and Science Center
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Family Time" (2012)
When: April 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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Southern Circuit Film Series: "Speed Sisters" (2015)
When: April 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Surgery in the New Millennium: Can We Honor the Past and Create a Substantial Future?
When: April 13, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: April 13, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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What is Your Blind Spot? An Unconscious Bias Workshop
When: April 13, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Foundation Center Building, Room W330
Admission: Free
 
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Emory's Unique Partnerships Supporting Digital Scholarship
When: April 13, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Exploring Sleep as a Mediator between Ethnic/Racial Discrimination and Adolescent Academic and Psychosocial Outcomes
When: April 13, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Congology: Ray Lema and the Politics of Central African Music
When: April 13, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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Wellbeing in Leadership
When: April 13, 5:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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Plays Well With Others: David Heath Lecture in Modern + Contemporary Art
When: April 13, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Dance Company: "What Once Was"
When: April 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $10; $8 discount category; $6 students
 
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Strategies for a Sustainable Retirement
When: April 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room 234
Admission: Free
 
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4th Annual International Festival & World Cup Tournament
When: April 14, 6:00 p.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
 
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Get Wrapped Up in Reading Kickoff and Book Sale
When: April 15, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Relay For Life Main Event
When: April 15, 5:00 p.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Suggested $10 registration fee
 
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"Treacherous Enterprises": Black Queer and Literacy Concealment
When: April 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Social Anxiety and Relationships: Applying What We Have Learned Across Contexts
When: April 17, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: April 18, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Graphic Design 102 for Canvas
When: April 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Bullying: What You Need to Know
When: April 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Tennis: Emory vs. Washington & Lee
When: April 18, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Birmingham Southern
When: April 18, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Tennis: Emory vs. Washington & Lee
When: April 18, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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The Art Sermon: A Lecture by Theaster Gates
When: April 18, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Spring Jazz Concert
When: April 18, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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