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Thursday, May 11, 2017
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COMMUNITY
Staff Fest serves up food and fun for Emory employees
Staff Fest, the annual celebration of Emory staff members, is set for Friday, May 12, from noon to 3 p.m. on the Quad. Come out to enjoy lunch, games, a climbing wall, dancing, the Fun Run-Walk and the volleyball tournament.

 

HEALTH
Emory Center for AIDS Research receives $10 million NIH renewal
Emory's Center for AIDS Research will receive $10 million from the National Institutes of Health to further its work to decrease HIV incidence, improve the well-being of people with HIV, train the next generation of researchers and clinical leaders, and ultimately find a vaccine and cure.

 

IMPACT
McDaniels honored for African American Civil War-era exhibit
Pellom McDaniels III, curator of African American collections at Emory's Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, garners the Center for Research Libraries 2017 Primary Source Award for Research.

 

HONORS
Beinecke Scholarship will help Carnes study music across cultures
The ear for music that made Emory College student Mallory Carnes an accomplished violist also gave her a gift for languages. As one of only 20 Beinecke Scholars selected this year, she plans to pursue a PhD in ethnomusicology.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Mapping the future of the School of Medicine's Class of 2017
Using an interactive map, see the broad range of institutions that the graduating class from the School of Medicine were matched with this year for their medical residencies.

AWARDS
Faculty, staff recognized for teaching, mentoring and more
Faculty and staff were honored with multiple awards at the 2017 school diploma ceremonies, including the Emory Williams Award for Distinguished Teaching.
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Photo Gallery
 
More scenes from Emory University Commencement
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Sunshine and smiling faces were in abundance as a crowd of about 15,000 filled the Emory Quadrangle on Monday, May 8, for the university's 172nd Commencement. View more photos from the day.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Campus dining venues shift to summer schedule
Campus dining venues shift to summer schedule

No. 2-ranked Emory Men's Tennis hosts opening rounds of NCAA Championships this weekend
No. 2-ranked Emory Men's Tennis hosts opening rounds of NCAA Championships this weekend

Emory to offer free health screenings at annual 5K Scrub Run in Johns Creek
Emory to offer free health screenings at annual 5K Scrub Run in Johns Creek
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In The News
 
A long history of sleepless nights

 

A long history of sleepless nights
May 8 |  Ben Reiss |  Georgia Public Broadcasting

Emory's Andrew Wilson makes most unlikely climb to swimming's top

 

Emory's Andrew Wilson makes most unlikely climb to swimming's top
May 8 |  Andrew Wilson |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The costly stakes of Georgia's special election

 

The costly stakes of Georgia's special election
May 8 |  Alan Abramowitz |  Bloomberg
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Featured Events
 
NCAA Tennis Championships: Opening Rounds

 

NCAA Tennis Championships: Opening Rounds
Emory hosts opening rounds of the NCAA Division III Men's Championships from Friday through Sunday. The Emory Eagles' first match is Saturday at 10 a.m.
When: May 12, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff P.E. Center
Admission: Free
Compassion Meditation Group

 

Compassion Meditation Group
All are welcome to this free weekly meditation group, held every Wednesday.
When: May 17, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 206
Admission: Free
Atlanta Master Chorale: "Ein Deutsches Requiem"

 

Atlanta Master Chorale: "Ein Deutsches Requiem"
The Atlanta Master Chorale performs work by Johannes Brahms. Second performance Sunday at 4 p.m.
When: May 20, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $30; $25 discount categories; $10 students
 
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A Cohort Study of Transgender People: Lessons Learned and Early Findings
When: May 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Staff Fest
When: May 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Migrating Courses From Blackboard to Canvas
When: May 16, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
16
May
 
Environmental Justice and Children's Health Roundtable
When: May 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Room 276
Admission: Free
 
16
May
 
Parenting Your Child with Special Needs: Siblings
When: May 16, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
16
May
 
School of Medicine Dean's Distinguished Lecture and Award
When: May 16, 5:30 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
17
May
 
Caregivers Network: The Care Conversation
When: May 17, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
18
May
 
Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: May 18, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
18
May
 
Canvas 101
When: May 18, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
CFAR Special Seminar: Michael Gottlieb on the Early AIDS Epidemic and the Future of HIV
When: May 18, 5:15 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Research Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Twilight Tour, Dinner and Info Session
When: May 18, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building 322
Admission: Free
 
22
May
 
Barriers to Entry and Regional Economic Growth in China
When: May 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Rich Building, Room 211
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Transitioning from High Potential Individual to New Manager
When: May 23, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Miller-Ward Alumni House
Admission: $25
 
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