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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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SPECIAL FEATURE
A unique collaboration: Emory University + The Carter Center
To the immense pride of both institutions, the partnership between Emory University and The Carter Center now spans more than 35 years of addressing some of the world's most pressing problems.

 

RESEARCH
Study reveals how the brain decides to make an effort
A new study by Emory psychologist Michael Treadway reveals the mechanics of how the brain makes effortful decisions, calculating whether it is worth expending effort in exchange for potential rewards.

 

HEALTH
Sugars in infant formulas pose risk to babies with inherited metabolic disorder
Babies with inherited intolerance of fructose face a risk of acute liver failure if they are fed certain widely available formulas containing fructose, pediatricians and geneticists are warning.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Two Emory College graduates awarded NSF Graduate Fellowships
The National Science Foundation has awarded coveted Graduate Research Fellowships to Tristan Yates and Liz O'Gorman, who just graduated from Emory College with honors with degrees in neuroscience and behavioral biology.

 

CAMPUS
Campus participation in new waste policy spurs results
With strong community participation, Emory's new waste diversion policy is already making an impact, diverting nearly 70 percent of total campus waste from landfills in March alone.

 

MEDICINE
Natural antioxidant bilirubin may improve cardiovascular health
Bilirubin, a yellow-orange pigment, is formed after the breakdown of red blood cells and is eliminated by the liver. It's not only a sign of a bruise, it may provide cardiovascular benefits, according to a large-scale epidemiology study.

INNOVATION
Emory College launches strategic priorities to build academic excellence
Emory College of Arts and Sciences has launched an ambitious set of strategic priorities set to advance the College as a leader for the liberal arts and sciences, both within the university and beyond.
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Photo Gallery
 
Staff Fest 2018 celebrates 40 years of fun
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Staff Fest 2018 celebrated 40 years of community camaraderie as revelers gathered on the Emory Quadrangle May 18 to acknowledge the work and support Emory staff members provide throughout the year. See more photos and find out the winners of the volleyball tournament and Fun Run/Walk.
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Take Note
 
 Emory Investment Management announces new hires
Emory Investment Management announces new hires

Professor Frank Alexander leaves Emory Law after nearly 40 years
Professor Frank Alexander leaves Emory Law after nearly 40 years

Emory professor Frans de Waal receives honorary degree from Yale University
Emory professor Frans de Waal receives honorary degree from Yale University

Emory swimmers receive  prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships
Emory swimmers receive prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships
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Emory Insider: Amenities
 
Emory Insider

 

Start your summer with a swim in the SAAC pool: Emory faculty and staff may buy discounted memberships to the Student Activity and Academic Center on Emory's Clairmont Campus; special summer-only memberships are available. You can also purchase a daily walk-up pass for $10.
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In The News
 
How Michael Jackson's tilt defied gravity

 

How Michael Jackson's tilt defied gravity
May 22 |  Jose Garcia-Corrada |  CNN

Black, female and running for governor: Can she win in the South?

 

Black, female and running for governor: Can she win in the South?
May 19 |  Andra Gillespie |  New York Times

Santa Fe, Texas shooting underscores how Americans no longer feel safe

 

Santa Fe, Texas shooting underscores how Americans no longer feel safe
May 19 |  Sheila Rauch |  NBC News

'Atticus Finch' tackles tough questions about an American icon

 

'Atticus Finch' tackles tough questions about an American icon
May 18 |  Joseph Crespino |  Christian Science Monitor
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Featured Events
 
Webinar: "Making a Move Within: Tips for Your Job Search"

 

Webinar: "Making a Move Within: Tips for Your Job Search"
Learn what's needed for a successful job search within Emory.
When: May 23, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Meditation with a Monk

 

Meditation with a Monk
Everyone is welcome as the Emory Buddhist Club hosts Tibetan Buddhist monk Gala Rinpoche.
When: May 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
Emory Farmers Market

 

Emory Farmers Market
Enjoy fresh local produce, artisan products and baked goods, fair trade and organic coffee, and diverse lunch options.
When: June 5, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Career Services Lunch and Learn: A Day in the Life of a Research Nurse
When: May 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Room 108
Admission: Free
 
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An Overview of Audience Response Systems ("Clickers")
When: May 24, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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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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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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June
 
Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: June 7, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Kahoot! Active Classroom Training
When: June 12, 8:00 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 353A
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Poll Everywhere: Active Classroom Training
When: June 12, 9:00 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 353A
Admission: Free
 
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