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Thursday, April 12, 2018
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RESEARCH
Tracing the footsteps of Emory's own Indiana Jones
For undergraduate student Andrew Hoover, a seminar class led to an in-depth research project that traces the fascinating post-World War I path of an Emory professor turned adventurer.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory names Pulavarti chief investment officer
Starting July 1, Srinivas "Srini" Pulavarti will serve as vice president and chief investment officer (CIO), responsible for overseeing the university's investment portfolio totaling approximately $6.9 billion.

 

MEDICINE
Post-Ebola cataract surgery can safely restore vision
Cataract surgery can be safely performed on Ebola virus disease survivors with impaired vision, Emory Eye Center ophthalmologists and 40 colleagues around the world report.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory junior awarded Beinecke Scholarship to study link between music, identity
An accomplished jazz bassist majoring in music studies and psychology, Emory College student Chris Batterman has won a prestigious Beinecke Scholarship to help fund his PhD in ethnomusicology.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory's Denim Day on April 18 supports ending sexual violence
The Emory community is invited to wear denim on Wednesday, April 18, for Denim Day, an annual event intended to show support for survivors of sexual assault and ending sexual violence.

 

EVENTS
Sister Joan Chittister to speak at Emory on 'Radical Spirit'
Candler School of Theology will welcome international lecturer and award-winning author Joan Chittister on April 29 to speak about her most recent book,"Radical Spirit: 12 Ways to Live a Free and Authentic Life."
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Take Note
 
Emory's Ebrahimi takes helm of Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors
Emory's Ebrahimi takes helm of Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors

Upcoming WorkLife workshops focus on employees who are caregivers
Upcoming WorkLife workshops focus on employees who are caregivers

Propose a Spring 2019 University Course by April 20
Propose a Spring 2019 University Course by April 20

Atlanta Studies Symposium to tackle region's future
Atlanta Studies Symposium to tackle region's future
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Emory Insider: Health
 
Emory Insider

 

Concerned about your blood pressure?  Blood pressure kiosks are available throughout Emory's campuses for faculty and staff to use. Most machines also measure body weight and allow you to create a private profile to store your information.
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In The News
 
One way to fight digital distraction

 

One way to fight digital distraction
April 12 |  Patricia Owen-Smith |  Chronicle of Higher Education

Do 40 percent of young Americans think free speech is dangerous?

 

Do 40 percent of young Americans think free speech is dangerous?
April 12 |  Mark Bauerlein |  Washington Post

Why America's black mothers and babies are in a life-or-death crisis

 

Why America's black mothers and babies are in a life-or-death crisis
April 11 |  Carol Hogue |  New York Times Magazine
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Featured Events
 
Campus memorial service for Billy Frye

 

Campus memorial service for Billy Frye
The Emory community is invited to attend this service to celebrate the life of Emory's first provost.
When: April 14, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
Concert: Vega String Quartet

 

Concert: Vega String Quartet
Emory's acclaimed quartet-in-residence peforms at the School of Medicine.
When: April 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: James B. Williams Medical Education Building
Admission: Free
Making a Move Within: Tips for Interview Skills

 

Making a Move Within: Tips for Interview Skills
Interested in a new position at Emory? Learn how to prepare for an interview in this 45-minute webinar.
When: April 18, 12:15 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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StageWorks 2018
When: April 13, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Sewol Ferry Tragedy Commemoration
When: April 14, 2:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: "The Rites of Spring"
When: April 14, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Wayang Kulit: Shadow Puppet Drama with the Emory Gamelan Ensemble's live music
When: April 14, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Concert: Peter Serkin, piano
When: April 15, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $70; $56 discount categories; $10 Emory students
 
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James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference: Elizabeth Perez on "Soul Food and Black Atlantic Religion"
When: April 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Psychology Colloquium Series: Learning from Errors
When: April 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Center, Room 360 and PAIS, Room 280
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Eske Willerslev on "What We Can Learn from Ancient Genomics"
When: April 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 303
Admission: Free
 
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Charles R. Hatcher Jr. MD Award Ceremony and Reception
When: April 16, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Speaker: Kevin Briggs on "Bridge Between Life and Death"
When: April 16, 7:00 p.m.
Where: WHSCAB, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Faculty New to Canvas
When: April 17, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market with Waste Outreach Education Table
When: April 17, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
EndNote for the Beginner (PC)
When: April 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Copying Courses In Canvas
When: April 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: April 17, 2:30 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Roundtable: Errant Voices with Ken Bugul
When: April 17, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Whitehall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Social Concerns Network Movie Night: "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"
When: April 17, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Civilizations"
When: April 17, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Canvas 101
When: April 18, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
McDonald Lecture: David Ford on "Reconciliation in the 21st Century"
When: April 18, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: William M. Page on "How Law Constrains Policy in U.S. Health Reform"
When: April 18, 11:30 a.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Boardroom 400
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ Lullwater OR the Tunnel
When: April 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve or Emory University Hospital Tunnel entrance
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Kate Winskell on "Narrative, Communication and HIV"
When: April 18, 12:15 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 230
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Victor Lieberman on "Ethnic Loyalty in Asia and Europe"
When: April 18, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Creative Writing Program and English Department Awards and Readings
When: April 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Using Design Templates in Canvas
When: April 19, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Faculty Conversation Series
When: April 19, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble at Emory, 2nd floor
Admission: Free
 
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