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Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018
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INNOVATION
Spring semester brings new programs, events across Emory's nine schools
The nine schools that make up Emory University have big plans for the new semester, as they welcome new faculty, debut new courses and host a diverse slate of speakers, programs and conferences.

 

INSIGHT
Health leaders have moral imperative to address clinician burnout
A new report by the Blue Ridge Academic Health Group examines and recommends responses to the growing epidemic of clinician burnout, which affects not just doctors but also nurses and other health professionals.

 

RESEARCH
Study shows link between attending religious services, health and longevity
Researchers from the Emory Rollins School of Public Health have published a paper in PLOS ONE that links regular attendance at religious services with improved health and lowered mortality.

 

DISCOVERY
Cellular traffic jam seen in ALS/FTD
A cellular traffic jam appears to affect neurons in most forms of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), researchers at Emory University School of Medicine and Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville have shown.

TEACHING
Spring courses explore innovative approaches to local, global issues
This semester, public health students will learn research methods by studying water in Atlanta's Piedmont Park -- just one of Emory's many spring courses that challenge students to engage with topics that impact their own lives and those of people around the world.
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Healthy New YOU Expo
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The Healthy New YOU Expo returned Thursday, Jan. 11, to help Emory employees start the new year off right. Woodruff PE Center served as the main site, with satellite locations at Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Emory Johns Creek Hospital and Emory Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital. See more photos.
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Take Note
 
Rollins Foundation creates Stephen D. Clements Jr. Chair in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Rollins Foundation creates Stephen D. Clements Jr. Chair in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Emory Athletics announces new tagline: 'Fly higher'
Emory Athletics announces new tagline: 'Fly higher'

Houston Astros' Collin McHugh talks MLB finances with Goizueta students
Houston Astros' Collin McHugh talks MLB finances with Goizueta students
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Emory Insider: Weather
 
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Stay informed during winter weather: With the possibility of winter weather once again in the forecast, take time to review how you can stay informed about possible closings and delays for Emory's campuses.
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In The News
 
Reaching out to the right

 

Reaching out to the right
Jan. 16 |  Claire E. Sterk |  Inside Higher Ed

$400M gift to Emory ensures world-class health care in Georgia

 

$400M gift to Emory ensures world-class health care in Georgia
Jan. 12 |  Claire E. Sterk and Jonathan Lewin |  Atlanta Business Chronicle

Dolphins show self-recognition earlier than children

 

Dolphins show self-recognition earlier than children
Jan. 10 |  Frans de Waal |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance with Tim Wise

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance with Tim Wise
Antiracism activist, essayist and educator Tim Wise speaks as Emory honors the late civil rights legend.
When: Jan. 17, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Ballroom
Admission: Free
'Bunk': A Reading by Kevin Young

 

'Bunk': A Reading by Kevin Young
Poet and Emory University Distinguished Professor Kevin Young will read from his most recent nonfiction book, "Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News."
When: Jan. 18, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
Town Hall: America's Opioid Crisis

 

Town Hall: America's Opioid Crisis
Part of Emory's "Conversations With America," this event features renowned pollster Peter D. Hart and a panel of experts discussing this national crisis.
When: Jan. 24, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Walk-In Canvas Help
When: Jan. 17, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ the Tunnel
When: Jan. 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Tunnel
Admission: Free
 
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Ramayana Lecture
When: Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
When: Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Old Church
Admission: Free
 
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EndNote for the Beginner (PC)
When: Jan. 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: A Costume of the Dan People
When: Jan. 18, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Tchaikovsky's Piano Trio
When: Jan. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Men's basketball: Oxford v. Ga. Northwestern
When: Jan. 19, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Gym
Admission: Free
 
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Emory OUTLaw Conference: Transforming Advocacy
When: Jan. 20, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Gambrell Hall, Tull Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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The Emory Young Artist Piano Competition
When: Jan. 20, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Maya Hieroglyphs Lecture
When: Jan. 21, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Exhibit: "Uhtceare: An exploration of grief"
When: Jan. 22, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Chace Gallery
Admission: Free
 
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Carlos Reads Book Club: "All That You've Seen Here is God"
When: Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Board Room
Admission: $35 Carlos Museum members; $50 nonmembers. Includes cost of the book.
 
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Breathe: Stillness in the Busy-ness
When: Jan. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Teaching with Emory Center for Digital Scholarship Projects
When: Jan. 24, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 303E
Admission: Free; RSVP in advance
 
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