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Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017
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SUSTAINABILITY
Green roofs take root at Emory
From campus buildings to pedestrian plazas and, now, a vegetable garden atop a university hospital, green roofs are serving Emory's sustainability vision.

 

HONORS
U.S. News ranks Emory University Hospital No. 1, Emory Saint Joseph's No. 2 in Georgia
For the sixth year in a row, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Emory University Hospital the No. 1 hospital in Georgia and in metro Atlanta in its 2017-18 Best Hospitals Guide.

 

INNOVATION
How religious songs can help cancer patients heal
While the link between religion and mental health is well established, nursing professor Jill Hamilton's studies are the first to focus specifically on religious songs and African American cancer survivors.

 

RESOURCES
Candler, Aquinas Center form affiliation to strengthen Catholic academic offerings
Candler School of Theology and Aquinas Center of Theology have entered into an affiliate agreement that will strengthen their programming and academic resources, and introduce new opportunities to engage the Catholic community in Atlanta and beyond.

 

HEALTH
New report says years of sustained, coordinated efforts needed to curb opioid epidemic
Drug overdose is now the leading cause of death from unintentional injury in the U.S., and most of these deaths involve an opioid, according to a new report. Reducing deaths will take coordinated efforts by physicians, patients, federal and state agencies and the public.

TEACHING
Summer undergraduate research at Emory is a SURE thing
Across Emory University, 96 undergraduates traded flip-flops for lab coats to spend the summer taking a deep dive into the world of research through a renewed initiative known as SURE.
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MBA students take on Leader's Reaction Course
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Battling the summer heat, MBA students in Goizueta Business School recently completed the 14th annual Leader's Reaction Course at Fort Benning. This year featured the largest group to date with 76 individuals making up 14 teams. The day consisted of learning about team work under "simulated stress situations."
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Take Note
 
Thursday webinar from National Academies highlights disaster preparedness, resilience for research community
Thursday webinar from National Academies highlights disaster preparedness, resilience for research community

Emory Surplus Property hosts blow-out sale Friday; discounts with Eagle Card
Emory Surplus Property hosts blow-out sale Friday; discounts with Eagle Card

Nominate outstanding Emory employees for Award of Distinction by Sept. 7
Nominate outstanding Emory employees for Award of Distinction by Sept. 7

Emory Center for Digital Scholarship announces fall workshop series
Emory Center for Digital Scholarship announces fall workshop series
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Emory Insider: Support
 
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Help with child care: As kids return to school, don't forget that Bright Horizons Back-Up Care Advantage offers temporary care to Emory University faculty, staff and Laney Graduate School families when your usual child and adult/elder care arrangements are unavailable. Programs can help with school holidays, teacher workdays, illnesses and more.
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In The News
 
Ernst Zundel, Holocaust denier tried for spreading his message, dies at 78

 

Ernst Zundel, Holocaust denier tried for spreading his message, dies at 78
Aug. 7 |  Deborah E. Lipstadt |  New York Times

Handel preps another 6th District campaign as Ossoff hints at comeback

 

Handel preps another 6th District campaign as Ossoff hints at comeback
Aug. 3 |  Andra Gillespie |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Gene-editing tool raises questions about what is 'disease'

 

Gene-editing tool raises questions about what is 'disease'
Aug. 3 |  Rachel Kolb |  San Francisco Chronicle

Anthrax's cousin wreaks havoc in the rainforest

 

Anthrax's cousin wreaks havoc in the rainforest
Aug. 2 |  Tom Gillespie |  Science
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Featured Events
 
Center for Faculty Development and Excellence Summer Teaching Intensive

 

Center for Faculty Development and Excellence Summer Teaching Intensive
Seven modules over two days address timely issues in classroom management and teaching.
When: Aug. 10, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
Parenting Your Teen: Success in School

 

Parenting Your Teen: Success in School
This live, online talk provides tips for helping your teen thrive in school.
When: Aug. 10, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Brainfood 101: Key Nutrients to Boost Your Mood

 

Brainfood 101: Key Nutrients to Boost Your Mood
Learn about important nutrients and superfood sources for a healthy brain and balanced mood.
When: Aug. 10, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: Aug. 9, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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FileBridge Training by Access for Emory Healthcare Users
When: Aug. 9, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Whitehead Biomedical Research Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Hands-on EndNote Session for the Beginner (Mac)
When: Aug. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, E-classroom
Admission: Free
 
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Financial Wellness: Retirement and Estate Planning
When: Aug. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Aug. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation Group
When: Aug. 9, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Sip, Shop and Support: Executive Women of Goizueta Annual Scholarship Fundraiser
When: Aug. 9, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Shops Around Lenox
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Bringing Medicine and Engineering Together
When: Aug. 10, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Saving for College
When: Aug. 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Author event: Anna Schachner, "You and I and Someone Else"
When: Aug. 14, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Miller Ward Alumni House, Clegg Suite
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Aug. 15, 11:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting Your Child with Special Needs: Record Keeping
When: Aug. 15, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Active Works: Fitting Activity into Your Workday
When: Aug. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Growing Through Grief: Accepting the New Normal
When: Aug. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Room 203
Admission: Free
 
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Caregivers Network: Disaster Planning
When: Aug. 16, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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EndNote for the Beginner
When: Aug. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Emory College of Arts and Sciences Staff Service Award
When: Aug. 17, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Atwood Hall, second floor Science Commons
Admission: Free
 
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Fantastic Service Behaviors
When: Aug. 22, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market: Tomato Festival
When: Aug. 22, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Faculty Career Development Series: Supporting Emory Students with Disabilities
When: Aug. 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollings Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Active Works: Fitting Activity into Your Workday
When: Aug. 22, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Developing Yourself and Others
When: Aug. 23, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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The Past, Present and Future of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program in Pediatrics
When: Aug. 24, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Beltline Parade Lantern Workshop for Adults
When: Aug. 24, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: $25
 
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Atlanta Beltline Parade Lantern Workshop for Families
When: Aug. 27, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: $25
 
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