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Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018
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ACADEMICS
Emory looks to lead in education innovation
From unexpected, cross-topic courses to brand-new majors to total curriculum overhauls, Emory is rethinking the delivery of liberal arts education with students' future realities in mind.

 

HEALTH CARE
Zika Contraception Access Network supported 21,000 Puerto Rican women at height of Zika outbreak
A program designed to prevent unintended pregnancies and reduce birth defects during the height of the 2016-17 Zika virus outbreak in Puerto Rico successfully served more than 21,000 women during a 16-month period.

 

OUTREACH
Emory Law launches LGBTQ Legal Services
Created by Emory Law, Emory LGBTQ Legal Services will provide pro bono legal assistance to members of the LGBTQ community in the Atlanta area.

 

LITERATURE
Lecture on Seamus Heaney's publishing life set for Feb. 1
Scholar Rand Brandes will discuss the publishing legacy of the late Irish poet Seamus Heaney, who won the Nobel Prize and was also his friend and mentor.

 

SUSTAINABILITY
Campus-wide recycling events divert tons of waste from landfill
The Emory community recycled a total of 245,102 pounds of material across campus in November 2017, 58,749 more pounds than November 2016. Find out the winners of the annual building recycling contest.

COLLABORATION
Emory Healthcare equipment finds new life at Clarkston Community Health Center
Emory optometrists offer quarterly vision screenings to uninsured people coming to the Clarkston Community Health Center. When one optometrist saw the opportunity to supply the clinic with better equipment, she asked, and Emory Healthcare delivered.
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Take Note
 
Emory ranks 7th on Forbes list of America's Best Employers for Diversity
Emory ranks 7th on Forbes list of America's Best Employers for Diversity

2018 U.S.-China Young Scholars Forum to explore nationalism, media, international relations
2018 U.S.-China Young Scholars Forum to explore nationalism, media, international relations

'America's favorite mezzo' Susan Graham to perform at Schwartz Center
'America's favorite mezzo' Susan Graham to perform at Schwartz Center

Faculty panel to discuss international collaborations
Faculty panel to discuss international collaborations
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
Emory Insider

 

Online work-life workshops: The Emory WorkLife Resource Center hosts online discussions on topics including financial wellness, parenting teens, parenting children with special needs and serving as a caregiver for an adult. If you can't attend the live online talk, register and you will receive a recording. View the schedule through May.
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In The News
 
Emory town hall discussion on America's opioid crisis

 

Emory town hall discussion on America's opioid crisis
Jan. 24 |  Emory University |  WGCL-TV

Stroke treatment guidelines encourage broader use of clot-removal procedure

 

Stroke treatment guidelines encourage broader use of clot-removal procedure
Jan. 24 |  Raul Noguiera |  Wall Street Journal

Inside Amazon Go: The camera-filled convenience store that watches your back

 

Inside Amazon Go: The camera-filled convenience store that watches your back
Jan. 22 |  Ryan Hamilton |  Washington Post
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Featured Events
 
Atlanta Community Choral Festival

 

Atlanta Community Choral Festival
Enjoy performances by some of Atlanta's finest community choirs at this festival hosted by the Atlanta Master Chorale.
When: Jan. 27, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $10
Emory Farmers Market

 

Emory Farmers Market
Purchase local produce, artisanal bread and baked goods, organic coffee, diverse lunch options and more. Runs until 3 p.m.
When: Jan. 30, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
Global Health Forum: "Refugee and Immigrant Health in Today's Political Climate"

 

Global Health Forum: "Refugee and Immigrant Health in Today's Political Climate"
Experts in public health, nursing and law discuss this critical issue. Lunch will be served following the discussion.
When: Jan. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Plaza Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Women's basketball: Emory vs. University of Chicago
When: Jan. 26, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, Gym
Admission: Free
 
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Men's basketball: Emory vs. University of Chicago
When: Jan. 26, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, Gym
Admission: Free
 
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Men's basketball: Emory vs. Washington University
When: Jan. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, Gym
Admission: Free
 
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Women's basketball: Emory vs. Washington University
When: Jan. 28, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, Gym
Admission: Free
 
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James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference: Nursing Civil Rights in the Army Nurse Corps
When: Jan. 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Mediterranean Archaeology Lecture: "Into the Mani: The Archaeology of Diros Bay, A Neolithic Maritime Ritual Center"
When: Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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2018 U.S.-China Young Scholars Forum
When: Jan. 30, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Using Mastery Paths in Canvas
When: Jan. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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"Whistling Vivaldi (How Implicit Bias Shapes Our Work and World)"
When: Jan. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Keeping Watch Over the Chattahoochee River
When: Jan. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Breathe: Stillness in the Busy-ness
When: Jan. 30, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Text Mining in R
When: Jan. 31, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Frankenstein: How a Monster Became an Icon
When: Jan. 31, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble @ Emory
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Roots"
When: Jan. 31, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Soul Food: The Role of Spirituality and Nutrition on Surgical Outcomes
When: Feb. 1, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "The Publishing Life of Seamus Heaney"
When: Feb. 1, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Design for Humanistic Inquiry"
When: Feb. 1, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Egyptian Lecture: "De-composing and Re-composing the Ancient Egyptian Body"
When: Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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