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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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CREATIVITY
Film 'Fran K.' gives Emory students experience from page to stage to screen
Inspired by Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" and produced through Emory's Screen Stages collaboration, "Fran K." wrestles with ethics in science and what makes a monster. It premieres April 29 on campus.

 

LEADERSHIP
Weeks tapped to lead Emory's Center for Faculty Development and Excellence
Physics professor Eric Weeks has been appointed the new director of the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence and associate vice provost for faculty affairs, effective July 1.

 

DISCOVERY
Virulence in 'Iraqibacter': potential Achilles' heel?
Emory microbiologists have identified a component of a genetic switch, which they call a potential "Achilles' heel," for a type of bacteria often associated with infections in soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

 

TEACHING
Emory College course features new views of 'the city'
Students in professor Christina Crawford's course "The Architect and the City" explore how cities are shaped by the decisions of those in power and the impact on business, the environment, public health and more.

 

RESEARCH
Governor proclaims April 25 'DNA Day in Georgia'
As Georgia and the National Institutes of Health celebrate DNA Day, marking the completion of sequencing the human genome 15 years ago, learn about 15 genomic advances and clinical programs from Emory and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

SUSTAINABILITY
The PATH at Emory opens to acclaim
A partnership between Emory and the PATH Foundation has created a new bike/pedestrian path that will expand the local trail network and offer a safer alternative commute option. The new path officially opened April 20 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
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Emory marks Denim Day to end sexual violence
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The Emory community observed Denim Day on April 18, wearing jeans and other denim clothing to show support for survivors of sexual assault and the overall goal of ending interpersonal violence.
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Take Note
 
 Emory, other leading universities urge appeals court to support DACA students
Emory, other leading universities urge appeals court to support DACA students

Improvements coming April 30 for Information Technology's service requests and service tickets
Improvements coming April 30 for Information Technology's service requests and service tickets

 Rollins biostatisticians awarded by the American Statistical Association
Rollins biostatisticians awarded by the American Statistical Association
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Emory Insider: Safety
 
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Download the LiveSafe app: Emory provides the LiveSafe personal safety mobile app to all faculty, staff and students to download for free. The app provides a quick, convenient and discreet way to communicate directly with Emory safety officials, enhancing your overall safety and allowing Emory University Police to better protect you.
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In The News
 
 5 traits that help people get into top law schools

 

5 traits that help people get into top law schools
April 23 |  Ethan Rosenzweig |  U.S. News & World Report

 Life is about leaving a legacy -- and here's exactly how to do it

 

Life is about leaving a legacy -- and here's exactly how to do it
April 22 |  Marshall Duke and Robyn Fivush |  Reader's Digest

When is it safe to eat salad again?

 

When is it safe to eat salad again?
April 19 |  Juan Leon |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
Kafoglis Economics Nobel Laureate Lecture: Thomas J. Sargent

 

Kafoglis Economics Nobel Laureate Lecture: Thomas J. Sargent
The Nobel Prize winner will deliver a lecture titled "What Does the Trump 2017 Tax Cut Imply for U.S. Economic Growth, Inflation and Government Debt?"
When: April 26, 2:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
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
Lecture: Joan Chittister on "Radical Spirit"

 

Lecture: Joan Chittister on "Radical Spirit"
The author will present a lecture on her most recent book, "Radical Spirit: 12 Ways to Live a Free and Authentic Life."
When: April 29, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: $25 donation
 
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Coffee and Conversations: Teaching English as a Second Language
When: April 25, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, 2nd floor lobby
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
WaterHub Tour
When: April 25, 11:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Copying Courses In Canvas
When: April 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
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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April
 
Creativity Conversation: Sam Pluta and Peter Evans
When: April 25, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
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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April
 
Canvas 101
When: April 26, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Global Research for Women Seminar Series: Nadine Kaslow on the Nia Project
When: April 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 6001
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Artist talk: Peter Evans
When: April 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
26
April
 
Global Health Forum Lecture Series: "eHealth and Blockchain: New Tech for Global Health"
When: April 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Auditorium 110
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Composer talk: Sam Pluta
When: April 26, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building, Room 307
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
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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April
 
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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April
 
Emory Climate Analysis and Solutions Team Spring Symposium
When: April 27, 9:00 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Carlos Museum Bookshop Spring Sale
When: April 27, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Bookshop
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Emory Wind Ensemble Broadway Concert
When: April 27, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Softball: Emory vs. New York University
When: April 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Softball Field
 
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April
 
Senior Recital: Mallory Carnes, viola
When: April 28, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Film premiere: Screen Stages' "Fran K."
When: April 29, 2:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Emory Concert Choir: "Come to the Woods"
When: April 29, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Using Canvas Pages and Modules
When: April 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Emory Caregiver Support Program Overview
When: April 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road, Room 1.432
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Canvas 101
When: May 1, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Emory Farmers Market with Waste Outreach Education Table
When: May 1, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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