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Thursday, April 13, 2017
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AWARDS
Emory junior selected as 2017 Truman Scholar
Chelsea Jackson, who has persistently advocated for a more equitable Emory campus and Atlanta community, is one of only 62 students around the country to be named a 2017 Harry S. Truman Scholar.

 

HONORS
Emory faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Neuroscientist Helen Mayberg and New Testament scholar Carl Holladay have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for independent policy research.

 

TRANSPORTATION
Commute alternatives can help ease traffic in wake of I-85 collapse
As commuters continue to struggle with traffic congestion in the wake of the Interstate 85 bridge collapse, Emory is monitoring the situation and seeks to remind employees about alternative commute programs.

 

JUST FOR FUN
The Peeps experiments: Science that never goes stale
It's that time of year again: The sugary, squishy chicks and bunnies known as Peeps have reappeared. Take a look back at how two Emory researchers "performed perhaps the most exhaustive Peeps testing in human history."

 

HEALTH
Expert Q&A: The antibiotic resistance threat
Antibiotic resistance is a rising concern in health care, with commonly prescribed drugs not always working against infections. Emory's Monica Farley, principal investigator of the Georgia Emerging Infections Program, answers questions on the topic.

 

COMMUNITY
Wear denim April 19 to raise awareness of interpersonal violence
Emory's annual Denim Day is Wednesday, April 19. Everyone in the Emory community is urged to wear denim to show support for survivors of sexual assault and the larger goal of ending interpersonal violence.

 

ARTS
Emory students excel at American College Dance Association conference
Out of 46 entries from across the region, "She fell, but felt no fear" by Jessica Bertram and "Two in one" by Cherry Fung were among the 12 works selected for the prestigious ACDA South Conference.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Undergraduate Research Week begins Monday at Emory
Emory College's annual Undergraduate Research Week returns Monday, April 17, with a series of events to showcase students' work across a range of disciplines. The six-day event is free and open to the public.
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Take Note
 
Emory Women's Heart Center nurse practitioner receives national nursing award
Emory Women's Heart Center nurse practitioner receives national nursing award

Circulating laptops available in Woodruff Library
Circulating laptops available in Woodruff Library

Learning and Organizational Development accepting program applications, nominations
Learning and Organizational Development accepting program applications, nominations
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Emory Insider: Health
 
Emory Insider

 

Concerned about your blood pressure?  Blood pressure kiosks are available throughout Emory's campuses for faculty and staff to use. Most machines also measure body weight and allow you to create a private profile to store your information.
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In The News
 
Sean Spicer raises outcry with talk of Hitler, Assad and poison gas

 

Sean Spicer raises outcry with talk of Hitler, Assad and poison gas
April 11 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  New York Times

Slashing EPA budget would harm kids, pediatric specialists say

 

Slashing EPA budget would harm kids, pediatric specialists say
April 6 |  Linda McCauley |  Bloomberg BNA

CRISPR studies muddy results of older gene research

 

CRISPR studies muddy results of older gene research
April 5 |  Carlos Moreno |  Nature
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Featured Events
 
Emory University Chorus and Emory University Symphony Orchestra

 

Emory University Chorus and Emory University Symphony Orchestra
The ensemble will perform Parts II and III of Handel's "Messiah" with a second performance April 15.
When: April 14, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
The Art Sermon: A Lecture by Theaster Gates

 

The Art Sermon: A Lecture by Theaster Gates
The internationally acclaimed artist delivers a response to work from students of Emory's integrated visual arts co-major.
When: April 18, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
Jazz On The Green

 

Jazz On The Green
Bring a picnic and celebrate National Jazz Appreciation Month with this outdoor concert.
When: April 20, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Patterson Green
Admission: Free
 
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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 and World Cup Tournament
When: April 14, 6:00 p.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Dance Company: "What Once Was"
When: April 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $10; $8 discount category; $6 students
 
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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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Taste of Africa
When: April 15, 5:45 p.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center Hotel
Admission: $12 online; $15 at the door
 
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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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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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Graphic Design 102 for Canvas
When: April 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting Your Child with Special Needs: Effective Communication
When: April 18, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
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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Anticipating "Precision Health Care" Ethical Implications for Clinicians and Communities
When: April 18, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Emory in Clarkston - Clarkston in Emory
When: April 18, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
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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Emory's MBA for Executives: Weekend and Modular Formats Online Info Session
When: April 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Caregivers Network: Three Gears of Senior Driving
When: April 19, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Screenings: "FILM" (1965) and "NOTFILM" (2015) double feature
When: April 19, 5:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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With a Little Help from Our Parents, Friends and Partners: Relationships Across the Lifespan
When: April 19, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford City Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Creative Writing Program and English Department Awards Night
When: April 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Argentine Tango Concert
When: April 19, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Faith and Forced Migration: Muslim Humanitarianism in the Age of ISIS
When: April 20, 1:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 112
Admission: Free
 
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Applicative Justice, Race and Mixed Race
When: April 20, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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The Creative Subject: Art as Self-Formation
When: April 20, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room C202
Admission: Free
 
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Print Matters: An Evening with Old Masters
When: April 20, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: $50 for Carlos Museum members; $75 for non-members
 
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Oxford Chorale Spring Performance
When: April 20, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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