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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
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ACHIEVEMENT
Emory ranked among America's Best Employers for Women by Forbes
Emory University is one of the nation's best employers for women, according to new rankings released by Forbes magazine. Emory ranked highest among the Atlanta-based companies on the list.

 

RESEARCH
Black educators played hidden, key role in school desegregation
Emory professor Vanessa Siddle Walker's new book, "The Lost Education of Horace Tate," explores the hidden history of African American educators working to end the system of segregated schools.

 

HEALTH
Marcus Foundation $13M grant targets osteoarthritis with stem cell therapies
The Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center, in partnership with Sanford Health, Duke University, Andrews Institute and Georgia Institute of Technology, received a $13 million grant from The Marcus Foundation for a multicenter clinical trial studying various stem cell options to treat osteoarthritis.

 

INNOVATION
Templeton World Charity awards $550,000 to global STEM initiative
The Templeton World Charity Foundation awarded $550,000 to Emory mathematician Ken Ono for a global program to identify and nurture gifted students in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory, other universities urge court to allow consideration of race in admissions
Emphasizing "the profound importance of a diverse student body for their educational missions," Emory and other leading universities ask a U.S. district court to affirm that race may be considered among other factors in a holistic admissions program.

CAMPUS
Get a ride and money in your pocket with Emory's Commute Alternatives Program
Emory's Commute Alternatives Program helps employees save money and support sustainability by giving up the solo drive to work in favor of carpools, vanpools, shuttles and public transit.
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Take Note
 
Emory joins amicus brief urging court to back DACA students
Emory joins amicus brief urging court to back DACA students

Single ticket sales start tomorrow for 2018-19 Candler Concert Series
Single ticket sales start tomorrow for 2018-19 Candler Concert Series

Register now for this fall's Carlos Reads Book Club
Register now for this fall's Carlos Reads Book Club
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
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Get help with work-life balance: Would you like help managing work-life issues such as dependent care for children at home, older loved ones and special needs family members? Get a consultation on resources available from the Emory WorkLife Resource Center.
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In The News
 
For Democrats, the elusive dream of a blue Georgia hinges on rapidly diversifying Atlanta suburbs

 

For Democrats, the elusive dream of a blue Georgia hinges on rapidly diversifying Atlanta suburbs
July 30 |  Andra Gillespie |  Washington Post

Study: 'Medicare for All' projected to cost $32.6 trillion

 

Study: 'Medicare for All' projected to cost $32.6 trillion
July 30 |  Kenneth Thorpe |  Associated Press

Jericho Brown: 'Poetry is a veil in front of a heart beating at a fast pace'

 

Jericho Brown: 'Poetry is a veil in front of a heart beating at a fast pace'
July 28 |  Jericho Brown |  The Guardian
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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: Aug. 1, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 SURE Research Symposium

 

SURE Research Symposium
Meet undergraduate researchers presenting projects completed over 10 weeks this summer.
When: Aug. 2, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Math/Science Center Lobby and Room N304
Admission: Free
 
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Feedback Essentials
When: Aug. 1, 9:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Lecture: "Three I's of Surgical Quality Improvement: Idealism, Innovation and Impact"
When: Aug. 2, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Carlos Museum Bookshop Summer Clearance Sale
When: Aug. 4, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Lecture: Thomas W. Elliott Jr. on "Wesleyan Prayer"
When: Aug. 5, 9:45 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church
Admission: Free
 
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2018 Emory Supplier Fair
When: Aug. 7, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center, Lullwater Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: Aug. 9, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Increasing Personal Effectiveness
When: Aug. 9, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: $200 for both days
 
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Lecture: Claire Asbury Lennox on "Prayer in Word, Tradition and Practice"
When: Aug. 12, 9:45 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church
Admission: Free
 
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Communicating with Impact
When: Aug. 14, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: $60
 
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Copying Courses In Canvas
When: Aug. 14, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Aug. 14, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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