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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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SPECIAL FEATURE
Sara's journey
Emory medical student Justine Broecker was volunteering in Haiti when she met an infant, Sara, with a rare birth defect. With Broecker's help and determination, Sara would come to Atlanta for the complicated surgery she needed.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory names Newton senior vice president of advancement and alumni engagement
Emory University President Claire E. Sterk has announced the appointment of Joshua R. Newton as senior vice president for advancement and alumni engagement. He will assume the post on Aug. 27, 2018.

 

COMMUNITY
Kaiser Permanente and Emory Healthcare announce new collaboration for integrated care
Emory Healthcare and Kaiser Permanente will collaborate to develop a new care model that provides Kaiser Permanente members with a fully integrated health care experience and in the process advances patient- and family-centered care in metro Atlanta and beyond.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Recent Emory College graduate receives national leadership award
Sara Frank, who majored in media studies at Emory, has been recognized by honor society Omicron Delta Kappa as National Leader of the Year.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH
Rollins researchers receive $3.7M to study World Bank's urban water supply improvement project in Mozambique
Researchers at the Rollins School of Public Health have received a $3.7 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the impact of a five-year, $140 million World Bank-funded water improvement project in Mozambique.

RESEARCH
Solving a museum mystery
Learn how corpse-eating flies and splotchy mineral deposits helped answer longstanding questions about the authenticity of pre-Hispanic artifacts in Emory's Michael C. Carlos Museum.
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Take Note
 
Emory police warn community about tax scam calls
Emory police warn community about tax scam calls

New Emory Global website addresses international audience
New Emory Global website addresses international audience

NBA Hall of Fame inductee to kick off Winship 5K on Oct. 13
NBA Hall of Fame inductee to kick off Winship 5K on Oct. 13

Williams receives highest physician honor from Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
Williams receives highest physician honor from Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
Emory Insider

 

Save on summer fun: Whether you plan to visit local attractions like Six Flags Over Georgia or amusement parks in other cities, check out Sparkfly for discounted tickets. Emory partners with Sparkfly for a wide range of employee discounts for travel, shopping and much more.
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In The News
 
Harper Lee and her father, the real Atticus Finch

 

Harper Lee and her father, the real Atticus Finch
June 18 |  Joseph Crespino |  New York Times

Opting out of vaccines leaves these US 'hot spots' most vulnerable for outbreaks

 

Opting out of vaccines leaves these US 'hot spots' most vulnerable for outbreaks
June 14 |  Saad B. Omer |  CNN

Hospital ICUs bring daylight to night shifts via telemedicine

 

Hospital ICUs bring daylight to night shifts via telemedicine
June 14 |  Emory Healthcare |  Fox News
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Featured Events
 
WaterHub Tour

 

WaterHub Tour
Learn how Emory is recycling millions of gallons of water. Tours are led by trained undergraduate and graduate students.
When: June 20, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
SAAC Dive-In Movie

 

SAAC Dive-In Movie
The movie begins at dusk; in the meantime, enjoy games, a dance contest, popcorn, inner tubes, glow necklaces and more.
When: June 22, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Clairmont Campus, Student Academic & Activity Center
Admission: $2 members; $5 guest fee
Workshop: "Mom's Memory is Changing: Where Do I Go from Here?"

 

Workshop: "Mom's Memory is Changing: Where Do I Go from Here?"
Get information about dementia, available treatments, local resources and Emory's unique clinic.
When: June 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Walking group: Meet Me @ the Quad
When: June 20, 7:30 a.m.
Where: The Quad side of Candler Library
Admission: Free
 
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Walking group: Meet Me @ the Tunnel
When: June 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Tunnel Entrance
Admission: Free
 
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Caregivers Network: The Three Gears of Senior Driving
When: June 20, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Set Up Your Canvas Gradebook
When: June 21, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Memorial Library, Room 314, and online
Admission: Free
 
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Veterans Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership
When: June 21, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Executive MPH Information Session for Emory University Employees
When: June 22, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Rollins School of Public Health
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Drug Discovery and Development Pipeline
When: June 26, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Rollins Research Center, Room 5052
Admission: Free
 
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Kahoot! Active Classroom Training
When: June 26, 3:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 353A
Admission: Free
 
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Poll Everywhere: Active Classroom Training
When: June 26, 4:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 353A
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Liberal Protestant View of Prayer: Schleiermacher"
When: July 1, 9:45 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church
Admission: Free
 
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