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ACHIEVEMENT
Emory names 2018 Bobby Jones Scholars for study in Scotland
Emory College students Carli Kovel, Wei Wei Chen, Jason Sell and Leah Neiman will spend a year studying at the University of St Andrews as part of the prestigious Robert T. Jones Jr. Scholarship.

 

LEADERSHIP
Scully to serve as vice provost for undergraduate education
In her new role, professor and administrator Pamela Scully will lead programs and initiatives focused on enhancing the undergraduate experience and supporting student success.

 

HEALTH
Emory emergency medicine physicians reunite with Peachtree Road Race cardiac arrest survivor
Tim Nelms, 61, was nearing the finish line of the 2017 Peachtree Road Race on July 4 when he slowed, then went down on the pavement in cardiac arrest. Luckily, Emory emergency medicine physician Douglas Ander was running just steps behind.

 

LITERATURE
Emory acquires papers of Obama inaugural poet Richard Blanco
Emory's Rose Library is now home to the papers of poet Richard Blanco, who became widely recognized after reading his poem "One Today" at the second inauguration of President Barack Obama.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory Healthcare and Atlanta Dream announce partnership expansion
With a shared commitment to improved maintenance of athletes' health, Emory Healthcare and the Atlanta Dream have announced an expansion of their current partnership with a designation of Emory as the Official Team Healthcare and Official Sports Medicine Provider.

 

CAMPUS
Emory earns 'Safe Community' reaccreditation
Emory's reaccreditation as a Safe Community affirms the university's ongoing commitment as a national leader in promoting safety and injury prevention.
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Take Note
 
Emory named a top producer of Fulbright winners and Peace Corps volunteers
Emory named a top producer of Fulbright winners and Peace Corps volunteers

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon set for March 7
Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon set for March 7

Reminder: Register now for the 2018 Move More Challenge
Reminder: Register now for the 2018 Move More Challenge
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Emory Insider: Your Health
 
Emory Insider

 

Monitor your blood pressure: Concerned about your blood pressure? Check it! Blood pressure machines are available throughout Emory's campuses. Most machines also measure body weight and allow you to create a private profile to store your information. View the list of locations.
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In The News
 
Hot baths, saunas can relieve pain, may help heart

 

Hot baths, saunas can relieve pain, may help heart
Feb. 21 |  David Burke |  CNN

Can altruism exist without empathy? Lessons from the ant world

 

Can altruism exist without empathy? Lessons from the ant world
Feb. 20 |  Frans de Waal |  Christian Science Monitor

How eating disorders can affect young athletes

 

How eating disorders can affect young athletes
Feb. 20 |  Nadine Kaslow |  U.S. News & World Report
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Featured Events
 
TEDxEmory18: SolveForX

 

TEDxEmory18: SolveForX
Hear talks from Pulitzer Prize winners, artists, researchers who are pushing the limits of their fields, and more.
When: Feb. 24, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building (WHSCAB)
Admission: Discounted price for Emory employees
Emory Farmers Market with Waste Outreach Education Table

 

Emory Farmers Market with Waste Outreach Education Table
Enjoy fresh prepared foods, purchase sustainable local produce and learn about Emory's new waste policy at the weekly farmers market.
When: Feb. 27, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
Marie Marquardt: "Reflections on Storytelling, Human Health and Transformative Connections"

 

Marie Marquardt: "Reflections on Storytelling, Human Health and Transformative Connections"
This lecture by the author of young adult novels about undocumented immigrant teenagers will be followed by a book signing and reception.
When: Feb. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 303
Admission: Free; limited seating
 
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Taxes: What's Changed and What's Stayed the Same
When: Feb. 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room 130
Admission: Free
 
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An Afternoon with Jennifer Barlament
When: Feb. 23, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Chace Gallery
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Back to the City: Gentrification and the Struggle for Food Justice in Oakland, California"
When: Feb. 23, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Theater: "The Wilderness"
When: Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building, Black Box Theater
Admission: Free; reservation required
 
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Concert: Emory Wind Ensemble
When: Feb. 23, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: American Theatre Organ Society
When: Feb. 24, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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Jewish Chamber Music
When: Feb. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Marcus Hillel Center
Admission: Free
 
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"A Bunch of Different Ways I'd Like to Die": A Monologue by Tim McDonough
When: Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "The 'Me' in Media: How the Audience, Journalists and Experts Help Shape Our Public Health Narrative"
When: Feb. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 3001
Admission: Free
 
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James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference: "Remembering Julia: A Tale of Sex, Race and Place"
When: Feb. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Second-Annual Global Leaders Lecture
When: Feb. 26, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Gambrell Hall, Hunter Atrium
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Populist Antiheroes from B.J. Palmer to Donald Trump"
When: Feb. 26, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar: "Trauma, Mental Health and Substance Use: Novel Approaches for Treatment Across Diverse Populations"
When: Feb. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Room 721
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Feb. 27, 2:30 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Panel: "Democracy Without Women Is Impossible"
When: Feb. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Joint reading: Poets Michael Marberry and Cassie Gonzalez
When: Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
 
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Pierce Lecture: "Does Religion Cause Violence?"
When: Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Be Not Afraid: The Preferential Option for the Poor and Christian Faith"
When: Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "13th"
When: Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
MBA: Employee Information Session for Working Professionals
When: March 1, 7:30 a.m.
Where: 1300 Clifton Road, Auditorium, Room 130
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Visiting Scholar Presentation: "Research as Advocacy: Healthy Equity Promotion in Disenfranchised Populations"
When: March 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Boardroom
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Set up your Canvas Gradebook
When: March 1, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "O Dia que Durou 21 Anos / The Day That Lasted 21 Years"
When: March 1, 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Dance performance: "Rule of Thumb"
When: March 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $15; $12 discount categories; $8 students
 
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