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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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CONSTRUCTION
Summer DUC demolition paves the way for new Campus Life Center
By the time students return to campus for the fall semester, the Dobbs University Center will be gone, making way for the construction of Emory's new, state-of-the-art Campus Life Center, scheduled for completion in May 2019.

 

HEALTH
Diabetes: Fighting the epidemic the way public health has fought HIV
Some 29 million people in the U.S. are living with type 2 diabetes. Doctors are good at caring for and controlling the disease, but lagging in prevention. Now a team at Rollins School of Public Health is borrowing from the school's expertise in HIV prevention to tackle diabetes.

 

ACTIVITIES
Summer brings opportunity to view campus exhibitions
Emory's slower summer pace is the perfect time to explore campus exhibits centered on art, theology, medicine and more. Don't miss "Still Raising Hell: Materials from the Camille Billops and James V. Hatch Collection," which closes May 28.

 

HONORS
Emory student earns Udall Scholarship for environmental leadership
Emory College student Jamani "Roe" Montague has been selected as a 2017 Udall Scholar for her research and advocacy on issues including environmental racism and prison ecology.

 

RESEARCH
World's smallest, leadless pacemaker yields positive results in Emory-led study
An international clinical trial, led by Emory, reports excellent outcomes for the world's smallest, leadless pacemaker, the Micra TPS.

 

COLLABORATION
Atlanta Sports City 'signs' Emory Healthcare for project in Stonecrest
Emory Healthcare will serve as the official sports medicine partner for Atlanta Sports City, a new 190-acre complex that will include a soccer stadium, indoor and outdoor athletic facilities, retail, entertainment and more.

 

LEARNING
Libraries honor students with undergraduate research awards
Emory's Woodruff and Rose libraries recently honored 15 students with undergraduate research awards for their projects and papers that used primary sources they found in the libraries.
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Take Note
 
New chair named for Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
New chair named for Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering

Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives seeks nominations for 2017 International Awards
Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives seeks nominations for 2017 International Awards

Law professor Jim Elliott receives Thrower Lifetime Achievement Award from State Bar
Law professor Jim Elliott receives Thrower Lifetime Achievement Award from State Bar

Babysitting startup connects Emory students with local families
Babysitting startup connects Emory students with local families

Nine Emory athletes to compete in NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Nine Emory athletes to compete in NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships
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Summer camps at Emory: Still finalizing summer plans for your kids? Emory hosts a variety of summer programs for children and teens, including sports camps and academic programs.
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In The News
 
High court ruling on NC voting districts may affect Georgia

 

High court ruling on NC voting districts may affect Georgia
May 23 |  Michael Kang |  WABE-FM

When power makes leaders more sensitive

 

When power makes leaders more sensitive
May 19 |  Melissa Williams |  New York Times

New Orleans removes monument to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee

 

New Orleans removes monument to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee
May 19 |  Carol Anderson |  Washington Post

New research on strokes extends window for treatment

 

New research on strokes extends window for treatment
May 16 |  Raul G. Nogueira |  Wall Street Journal
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Featured Events
 
Percussion Ensemble Concert: "Mechanical"

 

Percussion Ensemble Concert: "Mechanical"
Donations will be accepted to benefit the School of Medicine PA Program's Migrant Farm Worker Health Project.
When: June 3, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
WaterHub Tour

 

WaterHub Tour
Tour this award-winning facility and learn how Emory is recycling millions of gallons of water.
When: June 6, 11:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
Emory Summer Farmers Market

 

Emory Summer Farmers Market
Buy in-season produce and enjoy the food and drink offerings at this first of four summer markets.
When: June 6, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Compassion Meditation Group
When: May 24, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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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
 
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May
 
Evening MBA Insight Night: Open House
When: May 31, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Evarts A. Graham and the Training of a Surgeon
When: June 1, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Canvas 101
When: June 6, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
What's Next? Planning a Career Pivot or Return to the Workforce
When: June 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy: Three Decades of Innovations and Advancements
When: June 8, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Stages of Dementia: The Journey with Alzheimer's and Other Dementias
When: June 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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