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Thursday, April 27, 2017
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ACHIEVEMENT
Emory law, global health professor named Carnegie Fellow
Polly Price, professor of law and global health at Emory, is one of 35 recipients of the prestigious 2017 Andrew Carnegie fellowship, which funds significant research and writing in the social sciences and humanities.

 

RESEARCH
Center for World University Rankings lists Emory in Top 10 for publications in seven fields
From microbiology to women's studies, Emory ranks in the Top 10 globally in seven subject areas based on the number of research articles in top-tier journals over the last 10 years.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory goes all out for March for Science Atlanta
Emory scientists and supporters of science came out in substantial numbers Saturday, April 22, for the March for Science Atlanta in Candler Park.

 

HEALTH
HepVu provides first systematic estimates of hepatitis C virus infection at state level
Researchers from Emory's Rollins School of Public Health and the CDC report estimates of hepatitis C virus infection in every U.S. state for persons over 18 years old, based on a newly developed statistical model that integrated several publicly available data sources.

 

INNOVATION
Better pollen barcoding breaks down barriers to plant identification
Analysis of pollen is poised to play an increasing role in solving modern-day mysteries, aided by gene-sequence libraries and advances in DNA barcoding, or the use of DNA to identify species.

PROFILE
Human health student fights back against bacteria with research
Working from a similar breakthrough by his thesis adviser, ethnobotanist Cassandra Quave, Emory senior Matt Mendelsohn discovered two root extracts help conquer staph's defense system.
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DUC Farewell Dinner
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Emory Dining hosted a farewell dinner for Dobbs Market on April 25, featuring a special menu, photo booth and even a "DUC" ice sculpture commemorating the Dobbs University Center, which will close to make way for the new Campus Life Center.
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Take Note
 
Faculty invited to participate in CFDE Summer Course Development Discussion Group
Faculty invited to participate in CFDE Summer Course Development Discussion Group

Emory Athletics announces 2016-17 award recipients
Emory Athletics announces 2016-17 award recipients

Two Emory Healthcare nurses inducted as fellows into American College of Critical Care Medicine
Two Emory Healthcare nurses inducted as fellows into American College of Critical Care Medicine
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Emory Insider: Traditions
 
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Get ready for Staff Fest! On the Friday following Commencement, Emory staff gather on the Quad for Staff Fest, featuring games, music, lunch and more. This year's celebration is May 12, 12-3 p.m. Registration is now open for the volleyball tournament and Fun Run/Walk; t-shirt sales start May 2 in a variety of campus locations.
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In The News
 
Trump's tax plan raises economists' eyebrows

 

Trump's tax plan raises economists' eyebrows
April 25 |  Dorothy Brown |  Marketplace

'He's learning on the job'

 

'He's learning on the job'
April 24 |  Mark Bauerlein |  Slate

Making primary care trans-friendly

 

Making primary care trans-friendly
April 21 |  Isabel Lowell |  The Atlantic

NBA's new arms race: Atlanta Hawks' $50M facility to merge sports, science

 

NBA's new arms race: Atlanta Hawks' $50M facility to merge sports, science
April 20 |  Scott Boden |  USA Today
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Featured Events
 
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
Volunteer for the Chair Rodeo

 

Volunteer for the Chair Rodeo
Take part in the university's rich history of service for Commencement by volunteering to help set up chairs on the Quad. Lunch is provided.
When: May 3, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Quadrangle
Admission: Free; register in advance
 
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Bookshop 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
 
29
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
 
Children's Workshop: Drawing in the African Galleries
When: April 29, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Tate Room
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
 
02
May
 
Canvas 101
When: May 2, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
02
May
 
Shepard Award Nominee Poster Presentations
When: May 2, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins and Grace Crum Rollins buildings, Bridge
Admission: Free
 
02
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
 
03
May
 
Nanobiomaterials in Healthcare
When: May 3, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Georgia Tech, Marcus Nanotechnology Building
Admission: Free
 
03
May
 
Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra
When: May 3, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Critical Care Summit
When: May 4, 7:30 a.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center and Hotel
Admission: from $150 per day
 
05
May
 
Concert: Emory Voice Faculty
When: May 5, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Interfaith Baccalaureate Service
When: May 5, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Old Church
Admission: Free
 
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