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COMMUNITY
Frankenstein and robots rise up for Atlanta Science Festival
From the lumbering, 200-year-old Frankenstein to sleek, modern-day robots, this year's Atlanta Science Festival, set for March 9-24, highlights creations that spark wonder and fun, giving glimpses of the past and the future. Learn more about events at Emory and beyond.

 

CAMPUS
Emory to hold full-scale active threat exercises
Emory University, in conjunction with the CDC and other jurisdictions, will hold a full-scale active threat exercise on the Druid Hills campus on Wednesday, March 14, and on the CDC's Roybal Campus on Saturday, March 17.

 

RESEARCH
Bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotic missed by standard tests
Emory microbiologists have detected "heteroresistance" to colistin, a last-resort antibiotic, in already highly resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae, a bacterium that causes blood, soft tissue and urinary tract infections.

 

INNOVATION
Emory Technology Transfer presents 12th Celebration of Technology and Innovation
Emory University's Office of Technology Transfer will celebrate its faculty entrepreneurs and their innovative discoveries at the 12th-annual Celebration of Technology and Innovation, set for Thursday, March 15. Find out about the Innovation of the Year, Deal of the Year and more.

 

LEADERSHIP
John L. Latham elected to Emory Board of Trustees
John L. Latham of Atlanta, a partner with Alston & Bird, is an Emory Law alumnus and an experienced trial lawyer who has been recognized as one of the nation's top securities defense attorneys.

SUPPORT
Faculty mentors help demystify the road toward retirement
For faculty who've devoted their lives to the academy, retirement may seem an uncertain step into the unknown. Emory faculty mentors can answer questions to help ease the process.
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Take Note
 
Remembering Bishop Bevel Jones, devoted ambassador to Emory and Candler School of Theology
Remembering Bishop Bevel Jones, devoted ambassador to Emory and Candler School of Theology

Emory men's basketball advances to NCAA Division III Round of 16
Emory men's basketball advances to NCAA Division III Round of 16

Garrard named to AHA's Section for Long-Term Care and Rehabilitation Council
Garrard named to AHA's Section for Long-Term Care and Rehabilitation Council
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
Emory Insider

 

Free museum admission: Enjoy the special exhibits and impressive permanent collections at the Michael C. Carlos Museum. Students, faculty and staff are always admitted free with ID. The museum is also offering 100 free admission days for the public leading up to its centennial in 2019.
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In The News
 
Emory's president, a Netherlands native, values local, global partnerships

 

Emory's president, a Netherlands native, values local, global partnerships
March 5 |  Claire E. Sterk |  Global Atlanta

German business leaders worry about tariff impacts in the South

 

German business leaders worry about tariff impacts in the South
March 5 |  Jeffrey Rosensweig |  WABE FM

Trump vowed to prioritize black schools, but 'jury's still out,' critics say

 

Trump vowed to prioritize black schools, but 'jury's still out,' critics say
March 4 |  Andra Gillespie |  ABC News
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Featured Events
 
Scene Presentation and Discussion: "Hospice" and "Pointing at the Moon"

 

Scene Presentation and Discussion: "Hospice" and "Pointing at the Moon"
Playwright Pearl Cleage reads selected scenes and discusses two of her one-act plays.
When: March 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Center for Ethics
Admission: Free
Meet Me @ Lullwater or the Tunnel

 

Meet Me @ Lullwater or the Tunnel
Jump into these walking groups, either indoors or outdoors, with fun activities and themes. Program ends April 25.
When: March 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve or Emory University Hospital Tunnel, entrance
Admission: Free
Atlanta Master Chorale: "Israel in Egypt: George Frideric Handel"

 

Atlanta Master Chorale: "Israel in Egypt: George Frideric Handel"
Hear Handel's musical retelling of the story of the Exodus in this great oratorio for choir, orchestra and soloists.
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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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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Hamilton E. Holmes, MD, Memorial Lecture: Oluwaferanmi Okanlami, MD
When: March 14, 5:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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Resuscitating Resuscitation: Changing Paradigms in Trauma and Critical Care
When: March 15, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Campus Services and OSI Waste Tabling with Interactive Sorting Game
When: March 15, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, entrance; also at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Middlebury College
When: March 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Global Corporate Responsibility and Social Impact
When: March 19, 11:45 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 112
Admission: Free
 
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James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference: "'Tan Yanks': The Korean War in Color"
When: March 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Set up your Canvas Gradebook
When: March 19, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Black and Blue: Exploring Racial Bias and Law Enforcement in the Killings of Unarmed Black Male Civilians"
When: March 19, 11:30 a.m.
Where: The Luce Center, Room 130
Admission: $7
 
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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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Q & A with Michael Ironside
When: March 19, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free; RSVP required
 
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Emory Farmers Market with Waste Outreach Education Table
When: March 20, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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How to Set Up Private Journal Assignments in Canvas
When: March 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: March 20, 2:30 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Birmingham Southern
When: March 20, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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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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2018 Women's History Month Keynote: "Raging From Within: Creating Change From Inside the System" with Monique Dorsainvil
When: March 20, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "What is Religion? A View from South Asia"
When: March 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
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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Evening MBA Elective Preview Night
When: March 21, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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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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