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Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017
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CAMPUS
Emergency preparations help Emory weather tropical storm
Tropical storm fells trees on Emory's campuses, but extensive emergency preparations help keep students and patients safe in Irma's wake.

 

RANKINGS
Emory ranked among top national universities by U.S. News
Emory University has been ranked 21st among the nation's top universities in the new 2018 Best Colleges guidebook from U.S. News & World Report.

 

RESEARCH
Providing the best care while hunting for a cure
As many cancer researchers race to identify new targets for treatment and formulate new therapies, several School of Nursing researchers are studying the patient experience and how patient-reported outcomes can inform cancer care.

 

LEADERSHIP
Hughes appointed interim dean of Emory Law
James B. Hughes, Jr., associate dean for academic affairs at Emory University School of Law, has been appointed interim dean of the school.

 

SUPPORT
New test center helps students seeking accommodations
A testing center for students who seek accommodations in taking classroom exams is now open on Emory's Clairmont Campus -- the first space of its kind exclusively dedicated to serving the individualized testing needs of Emory students.

LEADERSHIP
Emory University names new dean for School of Medicine
Emory University has appointed Vikas P. Sukhatme, a distinguished physician-scientist, as the new dean of Emory University School of Medicine. He also will serve as chief academic officer of Emory Healthcare and as Woodruff Professor.
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Take Note
 
PeopleSoft upgrade set for weekend of Sept. 15
PeopleSoft upgrade set for weekend of Sept. 15

Emory University Hospital is first in the US to use new 3DHD endoscopy
Emory University Hospital is first in the US to use new 3DHD endoscopy

Register for Winship Win the Fight 5K Run/Walk
Register for Winship Win the Fight 5K Run/Walk
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
Emory Insider

 

Where to get support: If you need support in stressful times, contact the Faculty Staff Assistance Program. Counseling is just one of the many benefits available to Emory employees through FSAP, which offers programs and services designed to promote physical, emotional, social and occupational health.
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In The News
 
A downside to being popular in high school, study says

 

A downside to being popular in high school, study says
Sept. 13 |  Catherine Bagwell |  CNN

Neuroscientist tries to get into dogs' minds to see how they think

 

Neuroscientist tries to get into dogs' minds to see how they think
Sept. 13 |  Greg Berns |  Good Morning America

Study: Democrats vulnerable to Fox News's magical powers

 

Study: Democrats vulnerable to Fox News's magical powers
Sept. 11 |  Gregory J. Martin |  Washington Post
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Featured Events
 
Parenting Your Teen: Test Anxiety

 

Parenting Your Teen: Test Anxiety
Get tips on helping your teen manage anxiety and stress over taking classroom and standardized tests.
When: Sept. 14, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta: 25th Anniversary Gala Concert and Reception

 

Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta: 25th Anniversary Gala Concert and Reception
Enjoy this showcase featuring violinist William Preucil, the Vega Quartet, tenor Bradley Howard, pianists William Ransom and Elena Cholakova, and more.
When: Sept. 16, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Film screening: "To Be or Not to Be" (1942)

 

Film screening: "To Be or Not to Be" (1942)
A troupe of Warsaw actors makes a mockery of the Nazis' expansionist regime in this 1942 comedy of disguise.
When: Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: Sept. 14, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Sept. 14, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Creating Bibliographies with Zotero
When: Sept. 14, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Navigating the Medicare Maze: Which Plan is Best for Me?
When: Sept. 14, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Prostitutes and Pederasty: Men and Morals in Roman Comedy
When: Sept. 14, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Callaway Center North, Room 116
Admission: Free
 
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Race in Theory and Practice of Muslim West African History
When: Sept. 14, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Bowden Hall, Room 323
Admission: Free
 
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Data Visualization with R
When: Sept. 14, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Vega String Quartet: Music at the Centennial of the Russian Revolution
When: Sept. 14, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Gary Motley Trio
When: Sept. 17, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Iconoclasm and the Confederacy: The Challenge of White Supremacy in the Memorial Landscape
When: Sept. 17, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race & Difference Colloquium: "Locking Up our Own"
When: Sept. 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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What Is My Research Question in Multimedia?
When: Sept. 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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EndNote Introduction
When: Sept. 18, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Urban Health Initiative Fall Orientation and Information Session
When: Sept. 18, 5:30 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 120
Admission: Free
 
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Strategies for Influencing Others
When: Sept. 19, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Feedback Essentials
When: Sept. 19, 9:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Inclusive Classrooms: Teaching International Students
When: Sept. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Raymond Dingledine: "Why Is It So Hard to Do Good Science?"
When: Sept. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Rollins Research Center, Room 5052
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting Your Child with Special Needs: Team Building
When: Sept. 19, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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EndNote for the Beginner (Mac)
When: Sept. 19, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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Intro to ArcGIS
When: Sept. 19, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Planning for a Systematic Review
When: Sept. 19, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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Frankenstein's Creation: Unveiling and Creativity Conversation
When: Sept. 19, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Multifaith Prayer and Meditation
When: Sept. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Southern Circuit Film Series: "When God Sleeps"
When: Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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