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RESEARCH
Mathematician works to improve artificial intelligence
Emory College professor Lars Ruthotto is pioneering a new field -- combining applied math, engineering and computer science -- that applies the logic of differential equations to refine the chaos of deep learning, earning him a $400,000 National Science Foundation award.

 

UNIVERSITY
Conference focuses on interdisciplinary humanities, liberal arts at Emory
Through panels featuring Emory's Mellon Faculty Fellows and discussions with Emory deans and senior leadership, the Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference will explore interdisciplinary humanities and the liberal arts throughout Emory's colleges, graduate and professional schools.

 

CAMPUS
March: 10 things to do for $10 or less
March brings several annual traditions to campus. Try the bike-powered blender at the Emory Earth Festival, enjoy hands-on activities at the Atlanta Science Festival and view the creation and destruction of an intricate sand mandala during Tibet Week.

 

HEALTH
Prediabetes heightens risk for cardiovascular, chronic kidney disease
Researchers at the Emory Rollins School of Public Health and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found that high proportions of patients with prediabetes are at substantial risk for cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease.

 

LEADERSHIP
Marthers appointed interim vice president of Campus Life
Emory President Claire E. Sterk has announced that Paul Marthers, vice provost for enrollment management, has been appointed to serve as interim vice president of Campus Life.

LITERATURE
Remembering Raymond Danowski, who placed legendary poetry library at Emory
The Emory community is mourning the loss of Raymond Danowski, who contributed a vast collection of 20th-century poetry and related materials that has become a world-renowned resource for research at Emory.
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Take Note
 
Camp Carlos registration now open for summer 2018
Camp Carlos registration now open for summer 2018

RAISE Forum looking for post-revenue southern startups seeking funding
RAISE Forum looking for post-revenue southern startups seeking funding

Emory Healthcare Veterans Program receives grant from Blue Angels Foundation
Emory Healthcare Veterans Program receives grant from Blue Angels Foundation
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Emory Insider: Support
 
Emory Insider

 

Support for parents, from delivery room to dorm room: The Emory WorkLife Resource Center offers a wide variety of resources for parents, whether you have a new baby, teens preparing for the next phases in their lives, or children of any age in between.
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In The News
 
Common 'Superbug' found to disguise resistance to potent antibiotic

 

Common 'Superbug' found to disguise resistance to potent antibiotic
March 6 |  David Weiss and Eileen Burd |  Wall Street Journal

Black politics 2.0: The post-Obama generation is so done with the Democratic Party's old ways

 

Black politics 2.0: The post-Obama generation is so done with the Democratic Party's old ways
March 6 |  Andra Gillespie |  Washington Post

What your dog really thinks about you

 

What your dog really thinks about you
March 1 |  Greg Berns |  GPB News
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Featured Events
 
 Emory Women of Excellence Awards

 

Emory Women of Excellence Awards
Celebrate women who have demonstrated extraordinary dedication to issues that affect women at Emory and in the larger community.
When: March 8, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Miller-Ward Alumni House
Admission: Free
Divine Felines Lecture: "Cats and Catacombs: Cat Cults and Kitten Mummies in Ancient Egypt"

 

Divine Felines Lecture: "Cats and Catacombs: Cat Cults and Kitten Mummies in Ancient Egypt"
Salima Ikram, Distinguished University Professor at the American University in Cairo, discusses the mummification of cats and various roles that felines played in cat cults.
When: March 8, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
Emory University Symphony Orchestra: An American Celebration

 

Emory University Symphony Orchestra: An American Celebration
William Ransom, Mary Emerson Professor of Piano, is soloist for a performance of George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue."
When: March 8, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar: "Old Company: The Society of Jesus in Early Modern Europe and Beyond"
When: March 9, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Men's Tennis: Emory vs. Millsaps College
When: March 9, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Baseball: Emory vs. Berry College
When: March 13, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Scene Presentation and Discussion: "Hospice" and "Pointing at the Moon" with playwright Pearl Cleage
When: March 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Center for Ethics
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Meet Me @ Lullwater OR the Tunnel
When: March 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve or Emory University Hospital Tunnel, entrance
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
EndNote for the Beginner
When: March 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Grady Campus,Glenn Building, Grady Branch Library
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Atlanta Master Chorale: "Israel in Egypt: George Frideric Handel"
When: March 17, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $35; $30 discount categories; $10 students
 
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March
 
Set up your Canvas Gradebook - Live Online Session
When: March 19, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Lecture: Can Global Health Efforts Avert Imminent Human Extinction?"
When: March 19, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Lecture: "From Counterculture to Fragmented Utopia in Authoritarian Brazil"
When: March 20, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Bach Birthday Recital
When: March 20, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Caregiver Wellness: Take Time for Nutrition
When: March 21, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Creating Effective Infographics
When: March 21, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 303E
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Divine Felines Lecture: "The Magic of Cats and Dogs"
When: March 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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