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Thursday, May 17, 2018
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HONORS
Faculty, staff honored for teaching, mentoring and more
Faculty and staff were recognized with multiple awards at the 2018 school diploma ceremonies. See the honorees from each of the nine schools that make up Emory University.

 

AWARDS
Eleanor Main Graduate Awards honor exceptional mentors
Osric Forrest, who received his PhD during Emory's May 14 Commencement, and Patricia Bauer, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Psychology, are this year's recipients of the prestigious Eleanor Main Graduate Mentor Awards.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Bowman receives international Humboldt Research Award
Joel Bowman, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Chemistry, has received the international Alexander von Humboldt Research Award in recognition of his lifetime achievements in research as well as his high potential for new discoveries.

INNOVATION
Emory cares for ICU patients remotely, turning 'night into day' from Australia
A partnership involving Emory Healthcare, Royal Perth Hospital in Australia and health technology company Philips will move night intensive care work in the Emory eICU Center into daylight hours, focusing on the globalization of critical care medicine.

 

WELLNESS
Emory employees walk more than one million miles for Move More Challenge
More than 5,400 Emory employees crossed the finish line of this year's Move More Challenge, walking more than one million miles and taking more than two billion total steps.

 

TEACHING
Chemistry students sing their studies, hoping for a good reaction
As part of Bill Wuest's "Principles of Reactivity" course, chemistry students performed key lessons they learned over the course of the semester in a musical parody video assignment. Wuest has compared exam performance before and after the video assignment and found a strong correlation to improved scores.

COMMUNITY
Staff Fest 2018 marks 40 years of celebrating Emory employees
Expect a 1970s vibe as Staff Fest, Emory's annual employee appreciation event, harkens back to its founding in 1978. Come out to the Quad on Friday to enjoy lunch, games, dancing, the Fun Run/Walk and the volleyball tournament.
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Take Note
 
Emory and Grady to begin study on best treatment option for cardiac arrest
Emory and Grady to begin study on best treatment option for cardiac arrest

BBA students work with Coca-Cola, Carnival to gain real-world marketing experience
BBA students work with Coca-Cola, Carnival to gain real-world marketing experience

Emory men's tennis heads to quarterfinals of NCAA Division III Championship
Emory men's tennis heads to quarterfinals of NCAA Division III Championship

Emory women's tennis team advances to NCAA Division III quarterfinals
Emory women's tennis team advances to NCAA Division III quarterfinals
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Note to Readers
 
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Summer schedule: With the academic year concluded, Emory Report shifts to weekly publication. Look for a new issue in your inbox every Tuesday throughout the summer. Visit the Emory News Center for daily headlines and upcoming events.
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In The News
 
Georgia GOP gubernatorial primary gets tough on immigration

 

Georgia GOP gubernatorial primary gets tough on immigration
May 16 |  Andra Gillespie |  Associated Press

How Emory Healthcare is taking care of patients here from Australia

 

How Emory Healthcare is taking care of patients here from Australia
May 15 |  Tim Buchman and Cheryl Hiddleson |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 The push to reverse America's rising maternal mortality rates

 

The push to reverse America's rising maternal mortality rates
May 14 |  Carol Hogue |  NPR
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Featured Events
 
Special Olympics Georgia State Summer Games

 

Special Olympics Georgia State Summer Games
The opening ceremony kicks off Georgia's 2018 Special Olympics Summer Games. You can cheer for these athletes through Sunday.
When: May 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
Emory Johns Creek Hospital 5K Scrub Run and Community Health Festival

 

Emory Johns Creek Hospital 5K Scrub Run and Community Health Festival
When: May 19, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Johns Creek Hospital
Admission: $25
Emory Farmers Market

 

Emory Farmers Market
You can enjoy the Emory Farmers Market every other week this summer, an expansion from the previous monthly summer schedule.
When: May 22, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Clifton Community Bike to Work Day
When: May 18, 7:30 a.m.
Where: Emory Point Park
Admission: Free
 
18
May
 
Emory Surplus Big Summer Moveout Sale
When: May 18, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Briarcliff Property, Building B
Admission: Varies
 
18
May
 
Staff Fest Fun Run-Walk
When: May 18, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
 
18
May
 
Staff Fest Volleyball Tournament
When: May 18, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Staff Fest 2018
When: May 18, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Seminar: "Diabetes Prevention Research through Community-Engaged Scholarship with Indigenous Peoples"
When: May 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 3001
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Extra Planning, Hold the Stress: Smart Advice for Not Getting Squeezed When You're in the Sandwich Generation
When: May 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road, Room 1.432
Admission: Free
 
21
May
 
Panel discussion: "How Start-Ups Are Founded and Deals Get Done"
When: May 21, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room 234
Admission: Free
 
22
May
 
Lecture: "Managing Newborn Sepsis in Bangladesh: Experience and Lessons"
When: May 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 2001
Admission: Free
 
23
May
 
Webinar: "Making a Move Within: Tips for Your Job Search"
When: May 23, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
24
May
 
An Overview of Audience Response Systems ("Clickers")
When: May 24, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
24
May
 
Meditation with a Monk
When: May 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative Conference
When: May 29, 9:30 a.m.
Where: School of Law, Gambrell Hall
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Evening MBA Class Visit Night
When: May 30, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
What's New for MATLAB in Neuroscience at Emory
When: June 4, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room 234
Admission: Free
 
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