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Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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LEADERSHIP
Emory Law marks 100th anniversary with Clinton, Nunn
The Emory University School of Law celebrated its 100th anniversary with a formal gala April 29 featuring former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former U.S. senator and Emory Law alumnus Sam Nunn.

 

IMPACT
Lewin discusses State of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center
Jonathan S. Lewin, Emory's executive vice president for health affairs, presented his first State of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center address on April 25, focusing on achievements during the last year and strategies for the future.

 

RESEARCH
T-cell revival correlates with lung cancer response to PD-1 immunotherapy
For lung cancer patients undergoing PD-1 immunotherapy, T-cell activation partially predicted tumor shrinkage. Monitoring immune response also could help doctors quickly determine the efficacy of immunotherapy regimens.

 

EVENTS
Emory Arts ends semester with youth, faculty, alumni concerts
With the academic year ending, May's calendar features choral concerts from youth, faculty and alumni, as well as a special performance by the Atlanta Master Chorale.

 

HONORS
Sudler Prize honors top students in performing, creative arts
Two exceptional Emory College creative scholars, music major Michael Crawford and creative writing major Darby Jardeleza, are the 2017 recipients of the Louis B. Sudler Prize in the Arts.

 

PERSPECTIVE
Emory professor Deborah Lipstadt's talk debuts on TED.com
Emory historian Deborah Lipstadt's talk on her courtroom battle with a Holocaust denier, chronicled in the feature film "Denial," reaches a new audience this week when it debuts on TED.com.

ENGAGEMENT
Candler students complete new course on Christian-Jewish-Muslim dialogue
Candler students head into graduation and the summer with new insights as they complete the school's first-ever course on Jewish-Christian-Muslim dialogue, which combines readings and study of the three Abrahamic faiths with real-world interfaith encounters.
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Take Note
 
AAU report highlights university initiatives to combat sexual misconduct
AAU report highlights university initiatives to combat sexual misconduct

Volunteer to help Commencement attendees with recycling, composting
Volunteer to help Commencement attendees with recycling, composting

Curran, Winship Cancer Institute executive director, honored by alma mater
Curran, Winship Cancer Institute executive director, honored by alma mater

Emory women's basketball to embark on tour of Spain
Emory women's basketball to embark on tour of Spain
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Emory Insider: Support
 
Emory Insider

 

Mental health resources: May is Mental Health Month. Emory's Faculty Staff Assistance Program offers a variety of emotional health resources, from online self-assessments and free consultations to individual and family counseling.
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In the News
 
AP Explains: Could the Civil War have been 'worked out?'

 

AP Explains: Could the Civil War have been 'worked out?'
May 1 |  James Roark |  New York Times via Associated Press

For fake's sake: How to spot fake news

 

For fake's sake: How to spot fake news
May 1 |  Andra Gillespie |  WXIA-TV

Syrian refugees brought one thing with them: A cookie mold. Now, it's the foundation of a business

 

Syrian refugees brought one thing with them: A cookie mold. Now, it's the foundation of a business
April 30 |  Brian Goebel |  Forbes

First U.S. state-by-state analysis of hepatitis C cases

 

First U.S. state-by-state analysis of hepatitis C cases
April 26 |  Emory University |  Science
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Featured Events
 
The 172nd Commencement Exercises of Emory University

 

The 172nd Commencement Exercises of Emory University
Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will give the address at Commencement, honoring the Class of 2017.
When: May 8, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Quadrangle
Admission: Free
Emory Farmers Market

 

Emory Farmers Market
Purchase fresh produce, organic foods and more at the last weekly market of the semester, open until 3 p.m.
When: May 9, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
Financial Wellness: Buying Your First Home

 

Financial Wellness: Buying Your First Home
Learn strategies on financing and other things to consider when buying your first home.
When: May 10, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra
When: May 3, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
04
May
 
Closer to the Heart: Modern Experience with Penetrating Cardiac Injuries
When: May 4, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
04
May
 
Critical Care Summit
When: May 4, 7:30 a.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center 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
 
05
May
 
Interfaith Baccalaureate Service
When: May 5, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Old Church
Admission: Free
 
06
May
 
Oxford Campus Commencement
When: May 6, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Oxford Quadrangle
Admission: Free
 
06
May
 
Sarah Hrdy Public Lecture: "The Role of Development in the Emergence of Emotionally Modern Humans"
When: May 6, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Rooms 303 and 206
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Modupe Dayo
When: May 6, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
06
May
 
ChaiTunes Family and Friends Concert
When: May 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Admissions Presentation Theater
Admission: Free
 
06
May
 
Concert: Candler Singers
When: May 6, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
07
May
 
Dooley Noted Friends and Family Concert
When: May 7, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Admissions Presentation Theater
Admission: Free
 
07
May
 
Aural Pleasure Friends and Family Concert
When: May 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Cherry Emerson Memorial Alumni Concert
When: May 7, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Miller-Ward Alumni House
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
The Gathering Concert
When: May 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Math and Science Building, Room N304
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Claes Tingvall Public Lecture: "The Story and Promise of Vision Zero: Applying the Concept of Elimination to Road Traffic Deaths"
When: May 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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AHANA: A Cappella Friends and Family Concert
When: May 7, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
No Strings Attached Friends and Family Concert
When: May 7, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Winship Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Sensors to Big Data: Personalized and Population Health in the Digital Age
When: May 10, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center
Admission: $20
 
10
May
 
Canvas 101
When: May 10, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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