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Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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DISCOVERY
How young children perceive world is guided by genetics, disrupted in autism
Researchers have found striking evidence for the role of genetics in shaping a fundamental feature of human behavior. How children pay attention to the world -- what they look at, and what they don't -- is strongly influenced by genetics.

 

CONSTRUCTION
Video tour offers glimpse of new Campus Life Center design
Before construction begins on Emory's new Campus Life Center, viewers can get a sneak peek at what the completed structure will look like by taking a soaring digital tour.

 

HEALTH
90-ton cyclotron installed at Emory Proton Therapy Center
Watch as a 90-ton piece of equipment called a cyclotron is delivered to the Emory Proton Therapy Center, under construction in Midtown Atlanta. The cyclotron will be the source of the proton beam used for new, state-of-the-art radiation therapy to fight cancer.

 

TEACHING
Inspired by Zora Neale Hurston, students create art to reveal communities
An exhibition from an English class project on the art and work of Zora Neale Hurston is featured at Emory's Schwartz Center for Performing Arts through Sept. 1.

 

INNOVATION
Hospital tower tests new building, systems with 'Day in the Life' exercise
The new Emory University Hospital Tower is slated to open its first two levels and parking deck to the public later this month. To prepare for the grand opening, staff tested the facility, equipment, systems and work flows with a "Day in the Life" event.

 

PROFILE
French professor helps students learn 'the art of living'
French professor Dalia Judovitz has spent a lifetime studying the nature of knowledge and how it informs our understanding of ourselves, inspiring students to ask deep questions inside and outside the classroom.
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Take Note
 
Workshop to address 'hidden secrets' of veterans benefits
Workshop to address 'hidden secrets' of veterans benefits

Emory student-athletes earn prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships
Emory student-athletes earn prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships

Regional Ebola treatment centers talk preparedness at NETEC Summit
Regional Ebola treatment centers talk preparedness at NETEC Summit

School of Nursing's new Doctor of Nursing Practice, Nurse Anesthesia program earns accreditation
School of Nursing's new Doctor of Nursing Practice, Nurse Anesthesia program earns accreditation
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Emory Insider: Amenities
 
Emory Insider

 

Fitness facility discounts: Emory faculty and staff can join on-campus fitness facilities for a discounted price. Options include Blomeyer Health Fitness Center, the Student Activity & Academic Center and the Woodruff PE Center, each with unique features and programs.
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In The News
 
Women still carry most of the world's water

 

Women still carry most of the world's water
July 18 |  Bethany Caruso |  San Francisco Chronicle

New cancer drug heading for US approval

 

New cancer drug heading for US approval
July 13 |  Jonathon Cohen |  CNN

Study of how we look at faces may offer insight Into autism

 

Study of how we look at faces may offer insight Into autism
July 12 |  Warren Jones, Ami Klin |  New York Times

Which universities are pushing the boundaries in life sciences?

 

Which universities are pushing the boundaries in life sciences?
July 11 |  David Stephens |  Times Higher Education
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Featured Events
 
WaterHub Tour

 

WaterHub Tour
Learn how Emory is recycling millions of gallons of water. More tours scheduled in July and August.
When: July 19, 1:00 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
Dive-In Movie

 

Dive-In Movie
Enjoy "Moana" along with cotton candy, glow sticks and popcorn. Film begins at sunset.
When: July 21, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Student Activity and Academic Center
Admission: $2 for all; guest fee applies for nonmembers
Emory Farmers Market: Melons and Squash Festival

 

Emory Farmers Market: Melons and Squash Festival
Purchase delicious melons from Crystal Organic Farm and make your own melon smoothie on the smoothie bike.
When: July 25, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: July 19, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Identify Your Ideal Career Workshop, Part 4
When: July 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: $249 for four-part series
 
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Meet Me @ the Tunnel Walking Group
When: July 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Tunnel
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ Blomeyer Walking Group
When: July 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Blomeyer Health Fitness Center
Admission: Free
 
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Caregivers Network: Caregiver Wellness
When: July 19, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation Group
When: July 19, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Minimally Invasive Surgery for Rectal Cancer: Should it be Standard of Care?
When: July 20, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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The Safe-For-Work Journey of a Not-Safe-For-Work Service
When: July 20, 7:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Ask the Expert: Exercise and Aging
When: July 25, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Live Chat: Heart Failure
When: July 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Getting to Know Your Parenting Style
When: July 26, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation Group
When: July 26, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Dine with Nine: The Importance of Self-Care in Times of Transition
When: July 26, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Iwi Fresh Garden Day Spa, 341 Nelson St., Atlanta
Admission: $22.50
 
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Nutrition Fads: Fact or Fiction?
When: July 27, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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The College Admission Process: A Planning Workshop for High School Students and Their Parents
When: July 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Oxford Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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