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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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ACHIEVEMENT
Winship awarded NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center status
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University has earned the prestigious comprehensive cancer center designation from the National Cancer Institute, placing it in the top one percent of all cancer centers in the United States.

 

MILESTONE
Emory's energy scorecard marks gains in savings, sustainability
Emory's WaterHub reaches a milestone, reducing potable water use on campus by more than 100 million gallons during the past two years, as the university continues to make progress toward ambitious sustainability goals.

 

COLLABORATION
Conference to foster new partnerships, directions for computational neuroscience research
Scientists and students from Atlanta's three major research universities will gather at Emory May 18-19 to discuss the latest in computational neuroscience, focusing on new directions in motor control.

 

CAMPUS
Summer brings robust schedule of events to Emory
From bassoonists to athletes, high school debaters to future doctoral scholars, visitors will quicken the pace on campus this summer. Events kick into high gear this weekend, when Emory hosts Georgia's Special Olympics Summer Games.

 

HONORS
Giddens, Ono garner Eleanor Main Awards for mentoring excellence
PhD graduate Michelle Marie Giddens and mathematics professor Ken Ono are this year's winners of the Eleanor Main Graduate Mentor Awards, which recognize graduate students and faculty for outstanding mentoring.

 

RESEARCH
Climate change is in Atlanta's air
For her undergraduate thesis, 2017 Emory College graduate Emily Li investigated how climate change is affecting air quality, pollution and health in Atlanta. Her findings are compiled on the website, Climate Change is in the Air, as a resource for local residents.

COMMUNITY
Emory employees offer a bold showing at Staff Fest 2017
The theme for this year's Staff Fest was "Be Bold - Be Emory," and thousands of university employees turned out Friday, May 12, to do just that. Attendees enjoyed games, music, a catered lunch, a fun run-walk and the popular volleyball tournament.
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Take Note
 
Emory monitoring 'WannaCry' ransomware attacks; employees encouraged to update Windows
Emory monitoring 'WannaCry' ransomware attacks; employees encouraged to update Windows

Japanese Minister of Health visits Emory University Hospital
Japanese Minister of Health visits Emory University Hospital

Turner Environmental Law Clinic continues opposition to Florida nuclear reactors
Turner Environmental Law Clinic continues opposition to Florida nuclear reactors

Emory Baseball selected to NCAA Tournament field; faces Rowan University on Thursday
Emory Baseball selected to NCAA Tournament field; faces Rowan University on Thursday
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Cool off with a swim in the SAAC pool: Emory faculty and staff may buy discounted memberships to the Student Activity and Academic Center on Emory's Clairmont Campus; special summer-only memberships are available. You can also purchase a daily walk-up pass for $10.
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In The News
 
How T. S. Eliot's time as a university lecturer shaped his writing

 

How T. S. Eliot's time as a university lecturer shaped his writing
May 15 |  Ronald Schuchard |  Times Higher Education

How smart is a dog really? The secrets of a canine mind

 

How smart is a dog really? The secrets of a canine mind
May 11 |  Gregory Berns  |  TIME

Why more Americans are weighing personal conscience and religious liberty

 

Why more Americans are weighing personal conscience and religious liberty
May 8 |  Mark Goldfeder |  Christian Science Monitor
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Featured Events
 
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
Bike to Work Day Celebration

 

Bike to Work Day Celebration
Cyclists and supporters enjoy breakfast from General Muir and EarthFare, guided stretching from Empower Yoga, free bike repairs, information fair and group ride.
When: May 19, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Point
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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May
 
Caregivers Network: The Care Conversation
When: May 17, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
18
May
 
Ignorant was Bliss: How the Medical Community Abetted the Assassination of President Garfield
When: May 18, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
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
 
19
May
 
National Association for Women in Science Atlanta Chapter: Informational Meeting
When: May 19, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Center, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
18
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
 
18
May
 
Twilight Tour, Dinner and Information Session
When: May 18, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 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
 
23
May
 
Canvas 101
When: May 23, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
23
May
 
Transitioning from High Potential Individual to New Manager
When: May 23, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Miller-Ward Alumni House
Admission: $25
 
25
May
 
12th Annual Harlan Stone Lecture in Trauma: "The Other Side"
When: May 25, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
31
May
 
Evening MBA Insight Night: Open House
When: May 31, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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