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Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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SPECIAL FEATURE
Doctors on the field
From the Super Bowl to the Peachtree Road Race, Emory doctors are on the sidelines for major sporting events, ready to respond to emergencies including concussions, broken bones and cardiac arrests.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory University files petition for annexation into City of Atlanta
Emory University filed a petition June 27 to annex into the City of Atlanta. According to Emory President Claire E. Sterk, annexation into Atlanta will complement the university's commitment to local and global engagement.

 

PERSPECTIVE
A national imperative: a deep summer's breath
Our national discord weighs on all of us, but none more than the fresh, young minds of our nation. Emory President Claire E. Sterk encourages students to prioritize listening, reflection and rest this summer.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory names new vice provost for enrollment management
Paul P. Marthers has been named vice provost for enrollment management, a new position, in which he will lead enrollment and retention efforts of the university's four undergraduate schools.

 

INTERNATIONAL
The neuroscience of learning across borders
A joint project between Emory and the National Autonomous University of Mexico Institute for Neurobiology leads students to new ways of learning science and conducting research.

 

DISCOVERY
Gene editing reverses Huntington's in mouse model
CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing, delivered by viral vector into the brain, can reverse Huntington's pathology and motor symptoms in a mouse model of the inherited neurological disorder, Emory scientists report.

 

RESEARCH
Pollinator extinctions alter structure of ecological networks
On the wings of National Pollinator Week, a new study by Emory biologist Berry Brosi gives insights into the dynamics of plant-pollinator interactions.

EVENTS
July: 10 things to do for $10 or less
Emory's campus calendar offers plenty of ways to cool off as the summer heats up. Head to the SAAC pool for the July 4 Independence Day party and the July 21 "Dive In Movie," enjoy free museum days with friends and family, and more.
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Goodbye to the DUC
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Demolition of the Dobbs University Center is now under way in earnest, clearing the way for construction of Emory's new Campus Life Center. Tear-down work will continue throughout the summer; the new facility is slated to open in May 2019. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
Emory updates information for international students, scholars in wake of Supreme Court order
Emory updates information for international students, scholars in wake of Supreme Court order

Watch online as Emory swimmers compete in Phillips 66 National Championships this week
Watch online as Emory swimmers compete in Phillips 66 National Championships this week

Emory physicians strongly represented in 2017 'Top Doctors' list
Emory physicians strongly represented in 2017 'Top Doctors' list

Emory Law hosts visitors from Hong Kong for month-long program
Emory Law hosts visitors from Hong Kong for month-long program
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Note to Readers
 
Emory Insider

 

Emory Report schedule: Next week's Emory Report will be distributed on Wednesday instead of Tuesday due to the July 4 holiday. As you celebrate Independence Day, take a look back at one of our most-read stories: "What the Declaration of Independence really means by 'pursuit of happiness.'"
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In The News
 
Meet Atlanta's 2017 Power 100

 

Meet Atlanta's 2017 Power 100
June 18 |  Claire E. Sterk, Jonathan Lewin and Russ Hardin |  Atlanta Business Chronicle

Who are the best (and worst) fans in the NFL? New study has the answers

 

Who are the best (and worst) fans in the NFL? New study has the answers
June 21 |  Mike Lewis |  Yahoo Sports

With 3 words, Supreme Court opens a world of uncertainty for refugees

 

With 3 words, Supreme Court opens a world of uncertainty for refugees
June 26 |  Heval Kelli |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
WaterHub Tour

 

WaterHub Tour
Learn how Emory is recycling millions of gallons of water. Tours also offered on July 5 and July 11.
When: June 28, 1:00 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
Independence Day celebration

 

Independence Day celebration
Bring family and friends to the SAAC pool on July 4 for games, food and watery fun.
When: July 4, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Student Activity and Academic Center pool
Admission: Free for members; $5 guests of members; $10 walk-up
Financial Wellness: Living Off Your Paycheck

 

Financial Wellness: Living Off Your Paycheck
Get advice for making ends meet. Can't listen live? The link to the talk is sent to all registrants to access later.
When: July 12, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Identify Your Ideal Career Workshop, Part 2
When: June 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: $249 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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June
 
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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July
 
Beginning of Canvas Online Boot Camp
When: July 5, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Compassion Meditation Group
When: July 5, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Nutrition Fads: Fact or Fiction?
When: July 6, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Submitting Your Electronic Dissertation/Thesis
When: July 10, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
EndNote Basics (MAC)
When: July 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online; limited to 15
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Canvas 101
When: July 11, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Identify Your Ideal Career Workshop, Part 3
When: July 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: $249 for four-part series
 
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July
 
Migrating Courses From Blackboard to Canvas
When: July 13, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
A Guide to Paying for College: Savings, Loans, Grants, Scholarships and Financial Aid
When: July 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Oxford Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Parenting Your Teen: Conflict and Problem Solving
When: July 13, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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