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Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017
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ACHIEVEMENT
Trio in biostatistics: 'Role models for us all'
Long-lived collaborations in academia are rare, and female researchers in statistical and math sciences are far from commonplace. So this trio of scientific collaborators in Emory's Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics is a phenomenon for these very reasons.

 

PROFILE
Emory alum reports from the front lines of Hurricane Irma
News footage showed him sopping wet, speaking over gale-force winds as Hurricane Irma neared the Florida coast. One of the youngest reporters in the Miami market, Ian Margol traces his current career back to Emory's liberal arts curriculum.

 

COMMUNITY
Campus forum to focus on civil discourse
"Engaging in Civil Discourse at Emory," a panel discussion showcasing strategies for engaging in conversations and finding common ground with people of opposing views, is set for Thursday, Oct. 19.

 

HEALTH
Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital starts Walk with a Doc program
Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital has partnered with the City of Dunwoody to launch the "Walk with a Doc" program, a free monthly walk event at Brook Run Park that encourages exercise, outdoor activity and guidance on healthy lifestyle practices.

 

ARTS
Emory Libraries hosts conversation with photographer Hugo Fernandes
New York City-based photographer Hugo Fernandes will discuss his "Intimate Strangers" photo series with Randy Gue, curator of modern, political and historical collections at Emory's Rose Library, as part of the Atlanta Celebrates Photography festival.

RESEARCH
Navigating the uphill climb from discovery to drugstore
Established in 1985, Emory's Office of Technology Transfer has helped launch 36 pharmaceutical startup companies, and its licensees have developed 19 drugs approved by the FDA, with more in development and testing.
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Photo Gallery
 
Vigil for Las Vegas
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The Emory community gathered Oct. 4 at the Cox Bridge for a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the Las Vegas shooting. View more photos and learn about the resources Emory offers for students, faculty and staff impacted by recent events.
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Take Note
 
Mark your calendar: Annual benefits enrollment starts Oct. 23
Mark your calendar: Annual benefits enrollment starts Oct. 23

Reduce use during the Campus-Wide Energy Competition through Oct. 31
Reduce use during the Campus-Wide Energy Competition through Oct. 31

Emory neurologist named to federal Alzheimer's disease advisory council
Emory neurologist named to federal Alzheimer's disease advisory council
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Emory Insider: Community
 
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Help "Win the Fight" against cancer: There is still time to register for the Winship Win the Fight 5K Run/Walk, which steps off Saturday morning, Oct. 14, from the Emory Quadrangle to benefit Winship Cancer Institute. Help raise this year's goal of $1 million to fund cancer research and treatment.
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In The News
 
Bribery scandal stokes Atlanta mayor's race

 

Bribery scandal stokes Atlanta mayor's race
Oct. 9 |  Michael Leo Owens |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Study gives new insight into how brain cells die in Alzheimer's

 

Study gives new insight into how brain cells die in Alzheimer's
Oct. 9 |  David Katz and Allan Levey |  United Press International

Failure to vaccinate is likely driver of US measles outbreaks, report says

 

Failure to vaccinate is likely driver of US measles outbreaks, report says
Oct. 3 |  Saad Omer |  Washington Post
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Featured Events
 
Climate Impacts and the Global University

 

Climate Impacts and the Global University
Join a discussion on unintended impacts of Emory's global research and teaching missions and options for action.
When: Oct. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
Parenting Your Teen: Friends and Families

 

Parenting Your Teen: Friends and Families
Get guidance to help your teen navigate relationships with friends and family members.
When: Oct. 12, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Lecture: "The Moral Injuries of a Country: War's Legacies and the Agonies of Now"

 

Lecture: "The Moral Injuries of a Country: War's Legacies and the Agonies of Now"
Hear from Rev. Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock, author of "Soul Repair: Recovering from Moral Injury After War" and senior vice president for moral injury programs at Volunteers for America.
When: Oct. 13, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Learning Services: Crucial Conversations, Day 2
When: Oct. 11, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Grading in Canvas
When: Oct. 11, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Legal Issues Surrounding Death and Incapacity: Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney
When: Oct. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: 1525 Clifton Road, Alperin Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ Lullwater Walking Group
When: Oct. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve
Admission: Free
 
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Troubled Waters: Leak Warfare and Live Wires
When: Oct. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, African American Studies Conference Room
Admission: Free
 
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National Coming Out Day: Out on Campus
When: Oct. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Financial Wellness: Intro to Social Security
When: Oct. 11, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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World Sight Day 2017
When: Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building
Admission: Free
 
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Artist Talk: "Intimate Strangers" Photographer Hugo Fernandes
When: Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Georgia's Waterways
When: Oct. 11, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Naked Among Wolves" (1963)
When: Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: The Aster Duo featuring Elisabeth Remy Johnson, harp, and Christina Smith, flute
When: Oct. 11, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Quizzes and Exams in Canvas
When: Oct. 12, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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The Future of HIV Research at Emory
When: Oct. 12, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollings Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Moral Injury Presentation Series Film Screening: "Soldiers of Conscience" (2007)
When: Oct. 12, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Prequel, Sequel or Transquel? Making Sense of Seriality in James Bond Films
When: Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Williams Hall, Oxford College
Admission: Free
 
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Ancient Grains Cooking Class
When: Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: $15 for Carlos Museum members; $20 for non-members
 
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Hindustani Music Performance with Rabindranath Goswami and Ramchandra Pandit
When: Oct. 12, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Epidemiology Friday Grand Rounds: The Opioid Epidemic
When: Oct. 13, 11:50 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollings Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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The Tyranny of the Bottle: Vitasoy and the Cultural Politics of Packaging
When: Oct. 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Symposium: "Creating Communities of Moral Repair and Moral Courage"
When: Oct. 14, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology
Admission: Free
 
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Winship Win the Fight 5K
When: Oct. 14, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Emory University Quadrangle
Admission: $45 with timing chip; $40 without timing chip
 
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Concert: Atlanta Master Chorale performs "Double Take"
When: Oct. 14, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $30; $25 discount categories; $10 students
 
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Family Concert Series: Invitation to Dance!
When: Oct. 15, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Karen Freer, cello
When: Oct. 15, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall,
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race and Difference Colloquium Series: Black Feminist Legacies of the Chocolate City
When: Oct. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Author Talk: "Harlem's Rattlers and the Great War"
When: Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Stuart A. Rose Library
Admission: Free
 
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Learning Services: Developing Yourself and Others
When: Oct. 17, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Learning Services: Situational Leadership
When: Oct. 17, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Oct. 17, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting Your Child with Special Needs: Balancing Full Family Needs
When: Oct. 17, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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EndNote for the Beginner (Mac)
When: Oct. 17, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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Benefits Annual Enrollment Meeting
When: Oct. 17, 1:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Threads of Time Lecture: "The Guna of Panama: Artists, Orators and Rebels"
When: Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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