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Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017
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COLLABORATION
Emory Sports Medicine Complex opens
The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club and Emory Healthcare opened the doors to their new 90,000-square-foot complex. It is the first of its kind, integrating four state-of-the-art facilities on its five-acre campus, including the Hawks' official practice courts and Emory's entire sports-medicine division.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory annexation into city of Atlanta approved by Atlanta City Council
The Atlanta City Council voted unanimously Dec. 4 to approve Emory's annexation into the city, which will go into effect on Jan. 1.

 

GOVERNMENT
Emory continues advocacy efforts after U.S. Senate passes tax reform bill
As the U.S. Senate and House try to reconcile differences in their tax reform bills, Emory will continue to advocate against provisions that could negatively impact the university's students, faculty and staff.

 

LEADERSHIP
William H. Rogers Jr. elected to Emory Board of Trustees
William H. Rogers Jr., chair and CEO of SunTrust Banks Inc., has been elected to the Board of Trustees of Emory University. Rogers joined SunTrust in 1980 and has served as chair and CEO since 2012.

 

EVENTS
10 things to do for under $10
As the semester ends and you prepare for the holidays, check out these things to do on campus that are inexpensive and perfect for either entertaining the family or some well-deserved "you" time.

CAMPUS
Students make surprise appearance on 'The Ellen Show'
Two Emory seniors got the thrill -- and shock -- of a lifetime last week when they were surprised by an opportunity to be on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and score some serious holiday swag.
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World AIDS Day
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Emory commemorated World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, with the university's 13th annual Quilt on the Quad, the nation's largest collegiate display of panels from the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
Law professor Dorothy Brown honored with AALS Clyde Ferguson Award
Law professor Dorothy Brown honored with AALS Clyde Ferguson Award

Goizueta's Thomas Smith named to Top 40 Undergraduate Business Professors
Goizueta's Thomas Smith named to Top 40 Undergraduate Business Professors

Emory Sports Medicine offers new micro-invasive technique for treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome
Emory Sports Medicine offers new micro-invasive technique for treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome

Reminder: Free flu shots available through Emory medical plans
Reminder: Free flu shots available through Emory medical plans
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Emory Insider: Amenities
 
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Charge your electric car: Don't worry about running out of juice. Level II electric vehicle charging stations powered by ChargePoint are located in the Clairmont Tower and Peavine II parking decks on the Emory campus and in the Fleming parking lot on the Oxford College campus. You can pay by credit card or ChargePoint pre-paid card.
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In The News
 
Atlanta mayoral runoff a test of race, gender and grudges

 

Atlanta mayoral runoff a test of race, gender and grudges
Dec. 3 |  Andra Gillespie  |  Associated Press

The rise of smart machines puts spotlight on 'robot rights'

 

The rise of smart machines puts spotlight on 'robot rights'
Dec. 3 |  Mark Goldfeder |  NBC News

Emory students tackle unsolved, unpunished killings from the Civil Rights Movement -- and draw parallels to today

 

Emory students tackle unsolved, unpunished killings from the Civil Rights Movement -- and draw parallels to today
Dec. 1 |  Hank Klibanoff |  Atlanta Magazine
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Featured Events
 
AntiquiTEA: "Contemporary Weaving Traditions of Bolivian Women"

 

AntiquiTEA: "Contemporary Weaving Traditions of Bolivian Women"
Enjoy afternoon tea and scones as art history PhD candidate Shelley Burian shares stories of the work of indigenous women.
When: Dec. 7, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
Christmas with the Atlanta Master Chorale

 

Christmas with the Atlanta Master Chorale
Enjoy the Atlanta Master Chorale as they sing toward a sense of peace and togetherness. A second performance is Sunday, Dec. 10, at 4 p.m.
When: Dec. 9, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $35; $30 discount categories; $10 students
Financial Wellness: Documents for Life

 

Financial Wellness: Documents for Life
Get an overview of what documents are needed to build a sound financial base.
When: Dec. 13, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Stemming the Tide of Type 2 Diabetes and Childhood Obesity: Disrupting the Source
When: Dec. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Basketball: Emory vs. Covenant College
When: Dec. 6, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, Gym
Admission: Free
 
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Rural Surgery Trends in Practice and Training
When: Dec. 7, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Dec. 7, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Planning for a Systematic Review
When: Dec. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_63
Admission: Free
 
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Innovations in Assessing the Health Impact of Air Pollution
When: Dec. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 5001
Admission: Free
 
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Executive MPH Program Webinar
When: Dec. 7, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Center for AIDS Research: Three Talks on Virology and Molecular Biomarkers Core
When: Dec. 7, 5:45 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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6th Atlanta Workshop on International Economics
When: Dec. 8, 9:15 a.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center and Hotel
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar: "Medical Expenditures for Cardiovascular Diseases Associated with Physical Inactivity among U.S. Adults"
When: Dec. 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1051
Admission: Free
 
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Advent Lessons and Carols
When: Dec. 10, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church
Admission: Free
 
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Santa's Favorite Chamber Music
When: Dec. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Evening MBA Insight Night: Open House
When: Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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