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Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018
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EVENTS
Emory Founders Week celebrates scholarship, literature, student alumni
With a nod to the past, present and future, Founders Week kicks off Feb. 6 with a Distinguished Faculty Lecture presented by acclaimed Emory historian Carol Anderson.

 

HEALTH
Flu season 2018: Fast facts and tips you need to know
Emory Saint Joseph's infectious disease physician Mitchell A. Blass discusses symptoms and tips for staying safe this season.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
2018 Japan Prize is awarded to Emory immunologist Max Cooper
School of Medicine professor Max Cooper will receive the prestigious Japan Prize for the discovery of the dual nature of adaptive immunity, which identified the cellular building blocks of the immune system as we understand it today.

 

LITERATURE
Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith to give reading at Emory
Tracy K. Smith, the current U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, will give a reading of her poems on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 4 p.m. at Emory's Schwartz Center for Performing Arts.

 

CONSERVATION
Chimpanzee studies highlight disease risk to all endangered wildlife
Emory disease ecologist Thomas Gillespie was a guest editor of the newly published special edition of the American Journal of Primatology, bringing together experts who have contributed to the understanding of chimpanzee health at Gombe National Park in Tanzania and beyond.

 

EVENTS
February: 10 free things to do on campus
From poetry to puppets and singing to sports, February's calendar brings a variety of free entertainment and educational events to campus.
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Take Note
 
Emory Healthcare receives multiple statewide quality and patient safety awards
Emory Healthcare receives multiple statewide quality and patient safety awards

Emory Law's Broyde wins Fulbright to study religious arbitration
Emory Law's Broyde wins Fulbright to study religious arbitration

Reminder: Nominate outstanding faculty, staff for Jefferson Award by Feb. 15
Reminder: Nominate outstanding faculty, staff for Jefferson Award by Feb. 15
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
Emory Insider

 

Feeling under the weather? The Express Care Clinic provides all Emory University and Emory Healthcare employees with free evaluation and treatment of common illnesses such as colds, rashes, pink eye and earaches, plus minor injuries that are not work-related. Appointments are required.
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In The News
 
Prospect of baby selling muddles Georgia adoption debate

 

Prospect of baby selling muddles Georgia adoption debate
Jan. 29 |  Melissa Carter |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Emory's conversation on opioid addiction reveals divide over response: Prosecute, treat

 

Emory's conversation on opioid addiction reveals divide over response: Prosecute, treat
Jan. 28 |  Claire E. Sterk |  Saporta Report

Careless tweets can cost your place at business school

 

Careless tweets can cost your place at business school
Jan. 25 |  Julie Barefoot |  Financial Times
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Featured Events
 
Brave New Works: "Kings are Killed" by Jiréh Breon Holder

 

Brave New Works: "Kings are Killed" by Jiréh Breon Holder
This play is a political thriller set in Florida with the plot culminating in a mix of politics, religion, sex and murder.
When: Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free; reservations required
The Bach Bowl

 

The Bach Bowl
Know the score with masterpieces performed by organist Timothy Albrecht and Emory colleagues. You'll be home in time for that other bowl.
When: Feb. 4, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance with Tim Wise

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance with Tim Wise
Activist, essayist and educator Tim Wise will speak at the rescheduled MLK holiday observance.
When: Feb. 5, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ the Tunnel
When: Jan. 31, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Tunnel
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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Jan.
 
Lecture: "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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Lecture: "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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Feb.
 
AntiquiTEA: Dan "Passport Masks"
When: Feb. 1, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Future of Food and Nutrition
When: Feb. 1, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
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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Feb.
 
Lecture: "Design for Humanistic Inquiry"
When: Feb. 1, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
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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Tools for Network Thinking Workshop
When: Feb. 2, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Exhibition Opening Event: "Uhtceare: An Exploration of Grief"
When: Feb. 2, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Chace Gallery
Admission: Free
 
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Candler Concert Series: Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano
When: Feb. 3, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $50; $40 discount; $5 Emory students
 
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Men's baseball: Emory vs. Piedmont College
When: Feb. 4, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Armelagos Lecture in Biocultural Anthropology: "Sick of Race: How Racism Harms Health and Misleads Medicine"
When: Feb. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 303
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Sophie Shao and Milana Strezeva
When: Feb. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: Feb. 6, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Feb. 6, 2:30 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Breathe: Stillness in the Busy-ness
When: Feb. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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John F. Morgan Sr. Distinguished Faculty Lecture: "White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide" by Carol Anderson
When: Feb. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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