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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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COLLABORATION
Emory students transform art into action to help area nonprofits
Now in its third year, Emory's "Art and Social Engagement" course unites students, Atlanta artists and area nonprofits. As students partner with community-based organizations, they create artwork that can influence pressing social issues.

 

HEALTH
Father, son improve hearing through cochlear implants
After Randy Adams saw his young son, who is completely deaf, receive a cochlear implant that replaces the function of his damaged inner ear, the 35-year-old was inspired to try the device himself.

 

LITERATURE
Colm Toibin to deliver 2017 Ellmann Lectures
Award-winning Irish writer Colm Toibin will deliver the next series of Emory's Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature, set for Nov. 12-14, 2017.

 

HISTORY
Student project examines first 100 days of Hitler's rule
Concerned that comparisons of today's political climate to Nazi Germany lacked context, German Studies students launched "100 Days of Fascist Germany," documenting the early days of Hitler's leadership.

 

SPORTS
Emory tennis teams win University Athletic Association championships
Emory's tennis teams swept the UAA championships, with the women's team claiming its fifth consecutive title and the men's team claiming its third.

 

ENGAGEMENT
Global Health Case Competition challenges U.S., international teams
Nearly 140 students from universities across the United States, as well as from Canada, Denmark and Australia, gathered in 24 teams at Emory to compete in the 7th annual International Emory Global Health Case Competition.

PROFILE
Emory senior helps minority high school students network into STEM research
After conducting award-winning research in high school, Alexa Dantzler founded Students Obtaining Atlanta Research (SOAR) her first year at Emory to encourage female students of color from economically disadvantaged neighborhoods to become STEM researchers.
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Emory Denim Day
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The Emory community observed Denim Day on April 19, wearing jeans and other denim clothing to show support for survivors of sexual assault and the overall goal of ending interpersonal violence.
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Take Note
 
Emory employees honored for years of service
Emory employees honored for years of service

Reminder: Volunteer to help with Chair Rodeo, Commencement
Reminder: Volunteer to help with Chair Rodeo, Commencement

Luber headlines third annual Entrepreneurship Summit
Luber headlines third annual Entrepreneurship Summit

University Senate posts summary for March meeting
University Senate posts summary for March meeting
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
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Fitbit discounts: Healthy Emory is partnering with Fitbit to allow Emory faculty, staff and retirees to purchase up to two Fitbit fitness trackers at reduced prices. The offer is good through Friday, April 28.
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In The News
 
Liberal arts colleges focus on job skills

 

Liberal arts colleges focus on job skills
April 24 |  Cliff Carrubba and Isabel Goddard |  Wall Street Journal

10-year-old with autism arrested at Florida school

 

10-year-old with autism arrested at Florida school
April 20 |  Ann Abramowitz |  CNN

'Pacemaker' for the brain can help memory, study finds

 

'Pacemaker' for the brain can help memory, study finds
April 20 |  Doris Greenblatt |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
Uncertain Correspondence: What Vladimir Putin Can Teach Us about Donald Trump

 

Uncertain Correspondence: What Vladimir Putin Can Teach Us about Donald Trump
Hear from activist and author Masha Gessen, who has written extensively on contemporary geopolitics and Russia.
When: April 26, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
Emory Med Art Gala

 

Emory Med Art Gala
Enjoy a night of art, live music, food, drinks and a silent auction benefitting student-run health clinics.
When: April 29, 7:00 p.m.
Where: James B. Williams Medical Education Building, Lobby
Admission: $20 recommended donation
Emory Farmers Market

 

Emory Farmers Market
Purchase fresh produce, organic foods and other artisan products at the weekly market, open until 3 p.m.
When: May 2, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Studies Symposium: Rethinking Equity in Atlanta
When: April 26, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Addressing Common Family Conflicts in Financial and Health Care Decision Making and Estate Planning
When: April 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room 231
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Neonatology Conference 2017
When: April 27, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center Hotel
Admission: from $200
 
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April
 
Disentangling Relationships Between Air Pollution and Social Conditions on Cardiovascular Health: Identifying Issues and Solutions
When: April 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 2001
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Book Shop Sale
When: April 28, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes: From Science to National Implementation
When: April 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
The Needs of Public Health in the Face of Political Change
When: April 29, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Women's Tennis: Emory vs. Georgia Gwinnett
When: April 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Vega String Quartet
When: April 30, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Long-Term Care Insurance: What You Need To Know
When: May 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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