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Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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HEALTH
Physician burnout: How to heal the healers?
Physician burnout is at an all-time high, with more than half of physicians saying they experience symptoms. At Emory, both physicians and medical students are increasingly addressing the matter, for their own good, and for the good of their patients.

 

COLLABORATION
Emory Healthcare partners with Atlanta Falcons
Emory Healthcare and the Atlanta Falcons have entered into a new medical partnership that designates Emory Healthcare as the Official Team Healthcare Provider of the Atlanta Falcons.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory announces senior vice president of communications and public affairs
Emory University President Claire E. Sterk has announced the appointment of David B. Sandor as senior vice president of communications and public affairs. Sandor will join Emory on March 19.

 

HONORS
Campus Life awards program celebrates 25 years, invites nominations
The Campus Life Awards for Superlative Service, or CLASS Awards, recognize Campus Life staff, as well as faculty and staff from other units. Nominations may be submitted through March 26.

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory team vies for best social bot via Amazon's Alexa Prize
A team of Emory students from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is among eight university teams selected from around the world to create a social bot and compete for this year's Alexa Prize, a $3.5 million university challenge sponsored by Amazon.
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Take Note
 
Campus dining venues offer Spring Break schedule through March 18
Campus dining venues offer Spring Break schedule through March 18

Woodruff Library lists modified hours this week
Woodruff Library lists modified hours this week

Emory's Science Commons exhibit has robot theme, science quotes for Atlanta Science Fest
Emory's Science Commons exhibit has robot theme, science quotes for Atlanta Science Fest
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REMINDER: THREAT EXERCISE
 
Emory Insider

 

Emory to hold full-scale threat exercise on Wednesday and Saturday: 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. Learn more about what to expect.
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In The News
 
Could the weirdness of quantum physics produce a new kind of star?

 

Could the weirdness of quantum physics produce a new kind of star?
March 12 |  Erin Bonning |  Gizmodo

FDA approval of self-testing for breast cancer genes comes with cautions

 

FDA approval of self-testing for breast cancer genes comes with cautions
March 8 |  Jane Lowe Meisel |  CNN

From 12th century BC to 2017, art in startling variety

 

From 12th century BC to 2017, art in startling variety
March 7 |  Michael C. Carlos Museum |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
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
 Q & A with Michael Ironside

 

Q & A with Michael Ironside
Actor Michael Ironside, who is participating in a residency at Emory and who has played some chilling bad guys, answers questions about his career and the entertainment industry.
When: March 19, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free; RSVP required
 
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Webinar: "Talking Trash: Zero Waste to Landfill Initiatives"
When: March 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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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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March
 
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: "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
 
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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March
 
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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March
 
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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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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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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