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Tuesday, June 6, 2017
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LEADERSHIP
Elliott named dean of Emory College of Arts & Sciences
Michael A. Elliott, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of English, has been appointed dean of Emory College of Arts and Sciences, starting July 1, 2017. Elliott has served as interim dean of Emory College since August 2016.

 

ENVIRONMENT
Emory University initiatives support actions to address climate change
Emory joins with a consensus of scientists around the world in calling for immediate action and necessary policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and avoid the most damaging impacts to our planet.

 

EVENTS
June: 10 things to do for $10 or less
Purchase local and organic produce at the Summer Farmers Market, one of the amenities and events you have time to enjoy as Emory's campus slows down for the summer.

 

DISCOVERY
Emory researchers closer to cracking neural code of love
A team of Emory neuroscientists found a key connection between areas of the adult female prairie vole's brain reward system that promotes the emergence of pair bonds, a discovery that could help with efforts to improve social function in humans with disorders such as autism.

 

HEALTH
NIH awards Emory team $12.6 million for improved post-transplant regimens
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded Emory transplant researchers $12.6 million over five years to investigate improved post-transplant drug regimens for organ transplant recipients.

 

INTERNATIONAL
Emory-Yonsei partnership strengthens faculty collaboration
Thanks to a collaborative agreement between Emory and Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, faculty members from both schools are working together on projects ranging from cancer treatment to biomedical engineering.

RESEARCH
Finding mental disorders with math
What if a brain scan could detect the presence of a mental disorder even before symptoms have emerged? Or predict which depressed patients would respond to a particular medication and which would not? Emory's Ying Guo is working to transform such aspirations into reality using math.
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Take Note
 
Emory professor in online vote for Paralympic athlete of the month
Emory professor in online vote for Paralympic athlete of the month

Health Care Heroes Awards honor physicians, nurses, researchers
Health Care Heroes Awards honor physicians, nurses, researchers

New book features essays, speeches from Candler School of Theology's centennial celebration
New book features essays, speeches from Candler School of Theology's centennial celebration

Emory Emergency Medical Services wins top honors at EMS Region III awards
Emory Emergency Medical Services wins top honors at EMS Region III awards
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Put your vacation reading in OverDrive: Enjoy access to popular e-books and audiobooks through Emory's OverDrive collection. Using the OverDrive distribution platform, users can download titles to Mac, Windows or a variety of mobile devices.
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In The News
 
Noose finding at Smithsonian marks latest in string of hate incidents

 

Noose finding at Smithsonian marks latest in string of hate incidents
June 1 |  Carol Anderson |  NPR

New electrical brain stimulation technique shows promise in mice

 

New electrical brain stimulation technique shows promise in mice
June 1 |  Helen Mayberg |  New York Times

Chimps and people console victims in surprisingly similar ways

 

Chimps and people console victims in surprisingly similar ways
May 31 |  Frans de Waal |  Washington Post
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Featured Events
 
WaterHub Tour

 

WaterHub Tour
Tour this award-winning facility and learn how Emory is recycling millions of gallons of water.
When: June 7, 1:00 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
Beginning of Canvas Boot Camp

 

Beginning of Canvas Boot Camp
Gain broad familiarity with Canvas, Emory's new learning management system, through this two-week online course.
When: June 14, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Mindfulness 101

 

Mindfulness 101
Join this 30-minute webinar to learn how mindfulness can help you slow down in the midst of daily pressures.
When: June 15, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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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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Compassion Meditation Group
When: June 7, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar with Dharma Realm Buddhist University: "Meditation: Beyond Relaxation"
When: June 7, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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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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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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Parenting Your Teen: Recognize at Risk Behaviors
When: June 8, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Migrating Courses From Blackboard to Canvas
When: June 13, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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National Men's Health Week 5k Run/Walk
When: June 14, 7:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Residence Center
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: June 14, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Financial Wellness: Preventing Identity Theft
When: June 14, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: June 15, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Identify Your Ideal Career
When: June 21, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: $249
 
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A Conversation with Billy Howard, photographer of "Epitaphs for the Living"
When: June 22, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Latinx Clients: Cultural, Linguistic and Psychosocial Considerations in Psychological Services
When: June 23, 12:30 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: $35-$110
 
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