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Tuesday, June 20, 2017
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COMMUNITY
Georgia natives return to Emory to practice medicine
Wherever their training and travels took them, Georgia natives like Bradley Carthon have heeded the call to come back and give back at Emory's Winship Cancer Institute. Their mission, like Winship's: lessen the burden of cancer in Georgia.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
President's annual report reflects on 'remarkable year' for Emory
Emory's annual report highlights the university's impact here in Atlanta and around the world, sharing stories of creating knowledge, educating the next generation, transforming society, and helping develop new and better ways to prevent and treat disease.

 

LEADERSHIP
Graves appointed interim dean of Emory Law
Judson Graves, a longtime partner with the international law firm Alston & Bird, has been appointed interim dean of Emory University School of Law, effective Aug. 1.

 

RESEARCH
To boldly go where public health hasn't gone before
Rollins School of Public Health researchers will soon take their research into orbit, partnering with NASA in a new satellite mission to study air pollution.

 

HONORS
Robert Koch Award goes to Emory Vaccine Center Director Rafi Ahmed
The Robert Koch Foundation is jointly awarding the 2017 Robert Koch Award to Emory Vaccine Center Director Rafi Ahmed and to Antonio Lanzavecchia, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Bellinzona, and ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

 

HEALTH
U.S. could learn from success of East African strategy in curbing HIV epidemic
In an editorial in JAMA, Emory infectious disease experts describe global progress toward achieving ambitious United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) targets for 2020, while highlighting steps needed to end HIV.

 

INSIGHT
Summer reading: 8 books by Emory faculty to add to your list
Ready to relax with a good book? Whether you're in the mood for thoughtful poems, intriguing novels or compelling nonfiction, Emory faculty authors have you covered.

 

PROFILE
Meredith Honeycutt: Continuing a family tradition of serving students
As business manager in Campus Life's Finance Center, Meredith Honeycutt helped hundreds of student leaders and student organizations over more than two decades.
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Take Note
 
Emory hospitals earn quality awards for excellence in stroke care
Emory hospitals earn quality awards for excellence in stroke care

Emory swimmers honored with NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships
Emory swimmers honored with NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships

Learning & Organizational Development offers general enrollment courses
Learning & Organizational Development offers general enrollment courses

Nominate faculty, staff, volunteers for Spirit of Winship Award by Friday
Nominate faculty, staff, volunteers for Spirit of Winship Award by Friday
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Emory Insider: Services
 
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Download the LiveSafe app: Emory provides the LiveSafe personal safety mobile app to all faculty, staff and students to download for free. The app provides a quick, convenient and discreet way to communicate directly with Emory safety officials, enhancing your overall safety and allowing Emory University Police to better protect you.
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In The News
 
Trump's shadow and stalled GOP agenda loom over close Georgia race

 

Trump's shadow and stalled GOP agenda loom over close Georgia race
June 16 |  Robert Costa |  Washington Post

A 'Queen Sugar' rush heralds a 'silver age' for African-American TV

 

A 'Queen Sugar' rush heralds a 'silver age' for African-American TV
June 15 |  Beretta Smith-Shomade |  New York Times

You are what you eat, and what you eat is millions of microbes

 

You are what you eat, and what you eat is millions of microbes
June 13 |  Helena Pachon |  Smithsonian
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Featured Events
 
Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's or Dementia

 

Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's or Dementia
The Emory WorkLife Resource Center hosts a live online talk as part of the Caregiver Network series; includes brain health tips.
When: June 21, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Conversation with Billy Howard, photographer of "Epitaphs for the Living"

 

Conversation with Billy Howard, photographer of "Epitaphs for the Living"
Howard and Rose Library curator Randy Gue discuss Howard's photographs of people living with HIV/AIDS in the 1980s.
When: June 22, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
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 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Civil Treatment for Employees
When: June 21, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: $60
 
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Meet Me @ Blomeyer Indoor Walking Group
When: June 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Blomeyer Health Fitness Center
Admission: Free; membership not required
 
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Identify Your Ideal Career Workshop, Part I
When: June 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: $249 for four-part series
 
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Meet Me @ the Tunnel Indoor Walking Group
When: June 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Tunnel
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: June 21, 1:00 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation Group
When: June 21, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Changing Paradigms in Axillary Management of Breast Cancer
When: June 22, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Navigating Beyond Conflict
When: June 22, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: $60
 
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Expanding the Synthetic Capabilities of the Cell
When: June 22, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Whitehead Biomedical Research Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Financial Wellness for Psychologists: Lessons For Your Practice, Patients and Life
When: June 22, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Brain Health Center, First Floor, 12 Executive Park Drive
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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Migrating Courses From Blackboard to Canvas
When: June 26, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: June 27, 11:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Identify Your Ideal Career Workshop, Part 2
When: June 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: $240 for four-part series
 
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Compassion Meditation Group
When: June 28, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Simulation to Advance Surgical Training, Research and Clinical Performance
When: June 29, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: June 29, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Submitting Your Electronic Dissertation/Thesis
When: June 29, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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