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Thursday, April 19, 2018
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SPECIAL FEATURE
A veteran's next mission
Exposed to sarin gas as a soldier in Iraq, Emory PhD student Michael Yandell now studies moral injury, the emotional and spiritual damage that can occur when someone's deeply held moral beliefs are transgressed.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory joins American Talent Initiative, aiming to educate more high-achieving, low- and moderate-income students
Emory joins 100 institutions that are working to attract, enroll and retain high-achieving, low- and moderate-income students, from before they arrive on campus to graduation and beyond.

 

HEALTH
Emory allergist: 10 tips to help survive spring pollen
With the spring allergy season in full swing, Emory Healthcare allergist Marissa Shams offers her top tips on how to battle the pollen and breathe a little easier.

 

COLLABORATION
Federal Reserve partnership yields big benefits for Emory's economics department
The partnership between Emory's Department of Economics and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta helps the department attract top faculty and students and offer rare research, internship and learning opportunities.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory Healthcare and Walmart collaborate on employee health, spine surgery and joint replacement surgery
With a combined goal of improving the quality of patient care while lowering health care costs, Emory Healthcare and Walmart announced today the rollout of a new Accountable Care Plan for Walmart associates in metro Atlanta.

 

RESOURCES
Student Production Studio opens at Woodruff Library for video projects
The newly created Student Production Studio is on-air and online, ready for reservations. Learn how faculty and staff are already using the studio to give student groups and classes a place to work on video, audio and photography production projects.

 

EVENTS
Emory Undergraduate Research Symposium set for April 24-25
Undergraduate Research Week offers multiple opportunities to see students present projects across a range of disciplines, underscoring the importance of research as an integral part of the Emory experience.
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PHOTO GALLERY
 
Take a look back at Dooley's Week
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Dooley's Week, Emory's annual celebration of school spirit, took over campus April 9-14 with a full slate of festival-themed "Dooleypalooza" activities. See more photos.
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Take Note
 
Emory, other AAU member universities reaffirm commitment to free speech on campus
Emory, other AAU member universities reaffirm commitment to free speech on campus

Emory becomes institutional member of National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity
Emory becomes institutional member of National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

Emory Wind Ensemble to perform concert version of classic musical "No Strings"
Emory Wind Ensemble to perform concert version of classic musical "No Strings"
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
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Employee discounts: Emory partners with Sparkfly to offer employees and retirees discounts on travel, restaurants, electronics, event tickets, retail shopping and much more. Access discounts through the Emory-Sparkfly website.
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In The News
 
Emory, 13 others bring list of American Talent Initiative members to 100

 

Emory, 13 others bring list of American Talent Initiative members to 100
April 18 |  Claire E. Sterk and John Leach |  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

AstraZeneca wins U.S. approval for 1st-line use of lung cancer drug

 

AstraZeneca wins U.S. approval for 1st-line use of lung cancer drug
April 18 |  Suresh Ramalingam |  Reuters

Why do Southerners face greater stroke risk?

 

Why do Southerners face greater stroke risk?
April 16 |  Michael Frankel |  Georgia Public Broadcasting
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Featured Events
 
Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Emory University Chorus: An American Celebration

 

Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Emory University Chorus: An American Celebration
Hear two Emory musical powerhouses collaborate to perform music of Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein.
When: April 20, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
WaterHub Tour

 

WaterHub Tour
Knowledgeable student guides will show you Emory's unique WaterHub that filters water as part of the university's sustainability vision.
When: April 24, 2:30 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 Jazz on the Green

 

Jazz on the Green
Bring friends and family and enjoy outdoor performances by the Emory Jazz Ensembles on this spring evening.
When: April 26, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Patterson Green
Admission: Free
 
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EndNote Introduction
When: April 20, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Grand opening: PATH Bike and Pedestrian Trail
When: April 20, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Clairmont Campus
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Beethoven's "Kreutzer Sonata"
When: April 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Healthcare for Transgender and Gender Diverse Patients
When: April 20, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Auditorium P01
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Studies Symposium keynote: Ellen Dunham-Jones on "Retrofitting Suburban Atlanta in Response to Changing Demographics and Desires"
When: April 20, 5:15 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Teaching and Learning Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: Red Torch Theatre's "Three Sisters"
When: April 21, 11:30 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Donations accepted
 
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Concert: Emory Chamber Ensembles
When: April 22, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Employee Council Spring Leadership Social
When: April 23, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Foundation Center, Room 525
Admission: Free
 
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Panel: "What is the Purpose of College? A Panel Discussion on Ethical Dilemmas in Higher Education"
When: April 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Ann Rollins Building, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Yuri Herrera on "Beyond Boundaries: Writing Across Borders"
When: April 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 114
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market with Waste Outreach Education Table
When: April 24, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Candler School of Theology Honors Day Convocation
When: April 24, 11:05 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas Discussions
When: April 24, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Gawkers: Street Theater in Fin-de-si├Ęcle French Art"
When: April 24, 7:15 p.m.
Where: Carlos Hall, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Emory Big Band
When: April 24, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Copying Courses In Canvas
When: April 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ Lullwater OR the Tunnel
When: April 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve or Emory University Hospital Tunnel entrance
Admission: Free
 
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Creativity Conversation: Sam Pluta and Peter Evans
When: April 25, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Super Collisions: Live Electronic Music with Sam Pluta and Peter Evans
When: April 25, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: April 26, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Artist talk: Peter Evans
When: April 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Kafoglis Economics Nobel Laureate Lecture: Thomas J. Sargent
When: April 26, 2:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Composer talk: Sam Pluta
When: April 26, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building, Room 307
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Dance Company Spring Concert
When: April 26, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $10; $8 discount categories; $6 students
 
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Film screening: "Sita Sings the Blues"
When: April 26, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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