If you can't see this message,  view it in your browser
For Faculty and Staff of Emory University
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Image-header
space
 
SPECIAL FEATURE
Life lessons from Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin
For Emory College alumnus Michael Dubin, improvisation has paid off. His company, Dollar Shave Club, launched in 2011 with a marketing video that went viral; five years later, he sold it for $1 billion. Learn the five life lessons that Dubin says contributed to his success.

 

LEADERSHIP
Sterk discusses the impact and value of higher education
Responding to debates about the value of higher education for students and society, Emory President Claire E. Sterk says the university must better communicate its impact but also evolve significantly to meet the needs of the future.

 

LITERATURE
Bestselling author T Cooper joins Emory faculty
T Cooper, author of eight books including "The Beaufort Diaries," "Lipshitz 6 or Two Angry Blondes" and "Real Man Adventures," will join Emory's Creative Writing Program faculty in the fall.

 

INNOVATION
Emory chemistry receives $7.5 million to lead fuel cell research
The U.S. Department of Defense awarded $7.5 million to Tianquan (Tim) Lian, professor of physical chemistry at Emory, to lead an investigation of electrochemical processes underlying fuel-cell technology.

 

CONSTRUCTION
'Cardboard city' tests layout of new cancer clinical trials unit
Winship Cancer Institute's dedicated Phase I Clinical Trials unit will triple in size when it moves to the Emory University Hospital tower. Floor plans were turned into a life-size cardboard model so the layout could be tweaked before construction starts.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory student earns Udall Scholarship for effective environmental advocacy
Zola Berger-Schmitz, a rising senior with nearly a decade of experience as an environmental advocate, has been named a 2018 Udall Scholar. Co-president of the Emory Climate Organization, she also co-founded Universities for a Greener Georgia.

 

HEALTH
New employee wellness challenge 'Operation: Eat Right' focuses on nutrition
Track your eating habits through Healthy Emory Connect and complete four nutrition missions to earn double points toward your medical plan incentives. With Super Dietitian leading the way, Operation: Eat Right continues through July 29.

CAMPUS
June: 10 things to do for $10 or less
Take advantage of June's slower pace to explore a variety of free or inexpensive activities on campus, including the Emory Farmers Market, which features an expanded summer schedule.
space
 
Take Note
 
Emory Healthcare and Sharecare to launch Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub
Emory Healthcare and Sharecare to launch Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub

Emory Athletics finishes fourth in 2017-18 Directors' Cup standings
Emory Athletics finishes fourth in 2017-18 Directors' Cup standings

Emory's JScreen program named one of America's top 50 innovative Jewish organizations
Emory's JScreen program named one of America's top 50 innovative Jewish organizations

Applications open for campus sustainability funding programs
Applications open for campus sustainability funding programs
space
 
Emory Insider: Perks
 
Emory Insider

 

Put your vacation reading in OverDrive: Enjoy access to popular e-books and audiobooks through Emory's OverDrive collection. Using the OverDrive platform, users can download titles to Mac, Windows or a variety of mobile devices.
space
 
In The News
 
With cake-shop ruling, high court urges respect for both sides

 

With cake-shop ruling, high court urges respect for both sides
June 4 |  Mark Goldfeder |  Christian Science Monitor

Most popular vitamins, mineral supplements provide little health benefits, study says

 

Most popular vitamins, mineral supplements provide little health benefits, study says
June 1 |  Arshed Quyyumi |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Ebola outbreak 2018: What's different this time?

 

Ebola outbreak 2018: What's different this time?
May 29 |  Bruce Ribner |  CNN
space
 
Featured Events
 
Meet Me @ the Quad

 

Meet Me @ the Quad
Join colleagues to start the day with a cool morning walk each Wednesday through July 25.
When: June 13, 7:30 a.m.
Where: The Quad side of Candler Library
Admission: Free
Financial Wellness: Introduction to Social Security

 

Financial Wellness: Introduction to Social Security
Register for this talk on the ins and outs of Social Security. A link will be sent if you can't listen live.
When: June 13, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Parenting Your Teen: Social Issues

 

Parenting Your Teen: Social Issues
Get tips on handling the drama of teens' social lives. Talks are archived for registrants.
When: June 14, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
06
June
 
WaterHub Tour
When: June 6, 11:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
06
June
 
Webinar: Evening MBA Work/Life/School Balance
When: June 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
07
June
 
PIVOT: The Program to Interrupt Violence through Outreach and Treatment at Grady Memorial Hospital
When: June 7, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
07
June
 
Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: June 7, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
12
June
 
Kahoot! Active Classroom Training
When: June 12, 8:00 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 353A
Admission: Free
 
12
June
 
Poll Everywhere: Active Classroom Training
When: June 12, 9:00 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 353A
Admission: Free
 
13
June
 
Meet Me @ the Tunnel
When: June 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Unversity Hospital Tunnel Entrance
Admission: Free
 
13
June
 
Poll Everywhere: Active Classroom Training
When: June 13, 3:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 353A
Admission: Free
 
13
June
 
Kahoot! Active Classroom Training
When: June 13, 4:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 353A
Admission: Free
 
14
June
 
Lecture: "Our First Task: Children, Guns and the American Way"
When: June 14, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
19
June
 
Emory Farmers Market: Peach Festival
When: June 19, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
19
June
 
Concert: Euphonium Tuba Festival
When: June 19, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
19
June
 
Work-life talk: "Parenting Your Child with Special Needs: Nutrition and Exercise"
When: June 19, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
19
June
 
Webinar: Live Connect with an Evening MBA Admissions Director
When: June 19, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
20
June
 
Work-life talk: "Caregivers Network: The Three Gears of Senior Driving"
When: June 20, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
22
June
 
Executive MPH Information Session for Emory University Employees
When: June 22, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Rollins School of Public Health
Admission: Free
 
22
June
 
SAAC Dive In Movie
When: June 22, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Clairmont Campus, Student Academic & Activity Center
Admission: $2 members; $5 guest fee
 
26
June
 
Workshop: "Mom's Memory is Changing: Where Do I Go from Here?"
When: June 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
space
 
Emory University

 

 
Useful Links
Human Resources
Faculty Staff Assistance Program
WorkLife Resource Center
Policies and Procedures

 

 
Emory Report
About Us
Past Issues
Subscribe
Contact Us
Emory Home  |  Forward to a Friend
FacebookTwitterGoogle +InstagramLinkedinRSS
Editor: Laura Douglas-Brown
Associate Vice President for University Communications: Nancy Seideman
Senior Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs: David B. Sandor

Emory Report is published by  Communications and Public Affairs
Read the Emory Report Guidelines
Copyright 2018 Emory University | All Rights Reserved
201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 USA | 404.727.6123