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Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017
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HEALTH
Cancer and HIV: Closing the screening gap
Emory professors Theresa Gillespie and Jessica Wells want to determine why HIV/AIDS patients are not routinely screened for cancer and other diseases.

 

COURTS
Event Canceled: Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor to participate in discussion at Emory Law
Sonia Sotomayor, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, will participate in a discussion with Emory Law professor Fred Smith at an event for the law school community on Wednesday, Sept. 13.

 

RESEARCH
Unplanned Fox News viewing influences likelihood of voting for Republican presidential candidates
Voters who stumble across Fox News first in their cable news channel lineup are more likely to vote for a Republican presidential candidate, according to a new study in the American Economic Review. Watching CNN or MSNBC, however, did not have a similar effect.

 

ARTISTRY
'Threads of Time' exhibit explores cloth as culture
"Threads of Time: Tradition and Change in Indigenous American Textiles," now on display at the Michael C. Carlos Museum, examines cultures in Central and South America through clothing and fiber objects of many kinds.

 

COMMUNITY
'Emory 21 Days of Peace' promotes building peace locally, globally
For the next three weeks, the Emory community is invited to engage in a social media campaign and events promoting peace, both at home and around the world.

EVENTS
September arts events include music, painting, poetry
Arts at Emory welcomes the community back to campus this month with a wide range of events, including two performances by the Vega String Quartet, Emory's acclaimed quartet in residence.
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Take Note
 
Emory president welcomes faculty, students, staff to new academic year
Emory president welcomes faculty, students, staff to new academic year

High school seniors now can apply to Emory, UGA, Georgia Tech with one application
High school seniors now can apply to Emory, UGA, Georgia Tech with one application

New sessions of Emory Foundations for Online Teaching start Sept. 18
New sessions of Emory Foundations for Online Teaching start Sept. 18

Fellows from Young African Leaders Institute visit Emory's Goizueta Business School
Fellows from Young African Leaders Institute visit Emory's Goizueta Business School
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
Emory Insider

 

Fitbits at reduced prices: While Emory's popular Move More Challenge, previously held in the fall, is moving to March 2018, the online Emory employee Fitbit Store opens today. Emory employees and retirees can purchase up to three Fitbit fitness trackers at reduced rates.
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In The News
 
Who deserves a liver? Officials try to make organ transplants fairer.

 

Who deserves a liver? Officials try to make organ transplants fairer.
Aug. 31 |  Raymond J. Lynch |  Washington Post

Do you take ibuprofen for your headaches? Here are 5 things to know about the potential dangers of taking it and other NSAIDs.

 

Do you take ibuprofen for your headaches? Here are 5 things to know about the potential dangers of taking it and other NSAIDs.
Aug. 31 |  Peter Wilson |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

'Disappointed' and 'let down,' disaffected Trump voters voice their dismay

 

'Disappointed' and 'let down,' disaffected Trump voters voice their dismay
Aug. 30 |  Emory University |  Los Angeles Times
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Featured Events
 
WaterHub Tour

 

WaterHub Tour
Learn how Emory is recycling millions of gallons of water. Tours are led by trained undergraduate and graduate students.
When: Sept. 7, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
"The Yellow Ticket" with Alicia Svigals

 

"The Yellow Ticket" with Alicia Svigals
See the 1918 silent film with a new score performed live by composer and klezmer fiddler Alicia Svigals, pianist Marilyn Lerner and clarinetist Laura DeLuca.
When: Sept. 7, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $15; $12 discount categories; $5 students
Bach Live!

 

Bach Live!
Emory organist Timothy Albrecht presents a one-hour recital of Bach masterpieces.
When: Sept. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Multifaith Prayer and Meditation
When: Sept. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Emerging Technologies in Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality
When: Sept. 6, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 303E
Admission: Free
 
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Digital Publishing in the Humanities Reading Group
When: Sept. 6, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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The Stefan Zweig Renaissance and the World of Yesterday
When: Sept. 6, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Mortal Storm" (1940)
When: Sept. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Brown Bag Presentation: Digital Publishing in the Humanities
When: Sept. 7, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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EndNote Introduction
When: Sept. 7, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Annie Tracy Samuel: "Faith and Firepower: The Iranian Revolutionary Guards and the Iran-Iraq War"
When: Sept. 7, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: The Quecha Concept of Uhkhu in Andean Art
When: Sept. 7, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Creativity Conversation: Trisha Brown Dance Company
When: Sept. 7, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Mozart @ the Museum
When: Sept. 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball: Emory vs. Howard Payne
When: Sept. 8, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball: Emory vs. Millsaps
When: Sept. 9, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball: Emory vs. DeSales
When: Sept. 9, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Climate Impact and the Global University
When: Sept. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Using Echo 360 with Canvas
When: Sept. 12, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas for TAs
When: Sept. 12, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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ATLMaps Digital Platform @ Atlanta Studies Quarterly Meetup
When: Sept. 12, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Manuel's Tavern
Admission: Free
 
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