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Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018
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SPECIAL FEATURE
Summer of service
From teaching reading to refugees to drafting policy at City Hall, meet Emory students who spent the summer making an impact in Atlanta.

 

COMMUNITY
Decatur Book Festival announces Emory University as presenting sponsor
Emory is now a presenting sponsor of the Decatur Book Festival, making it the second-largest sponsor of the nation's largest independent book festival. Tickets for the Aug. 31 keynote event with director and actor Kenny Leon, hosted by Emory, became available today.

 

COLLABORATION
Georgia attorney general approves partnership between Emory Healthcare and DeKalb Medical
The Georgia Attorney General's Office has announced the approval of the strategic partnership and integration of DeKalb Medical and Emory Healthcare, solidifying the unity of the two health systems.

 

BENEFITS
Healthy Emory Connect links Emory employees together
More than 10,000 employees now use Healthy Emory Connect, a free app that connects key elements of health and well-being including sleep, activity, nutrition, stress management and emotional health.

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory University Hospital ranked No.1, Emory Saint Joseph's ranked No. 2 in Georgia by U.S. News
For the seventh year in a row, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Emory University Hospital the No. 1 hospital in Georgia and metro Atlanta in its 2018-2019 Best Hospitals Guide.
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Take Note
 
Goizueta Business School Dean Erika James named to SurveyMonkey board of directors
Goizueta Business School Dean Erika James named to SurveyMonkey board of directors

Atlanta mayor to speak at Candler School of Theology's fall convocation
Atlanta mayor to speak at Candler School of Theology's fall convocation

Apply by Aug. 24 to be part of an academic learning community on strategies to improve teaching and student learning
Apply by Aug. 24 to be part of an academic learning community on strategies to improve teaching and student learning

Sign up for fall coding, publishing and data visualization workshops
Sign up for fall coding, publishing and data visualization workshops
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
Emory Insider

 

Shuttle schedules: Do you take the free shuttles to, from and around campus? The fall semester service schedule begins Aug. 20, meaning additional shuttles on some routes and more frequent service. Get the schedules for all routes. 
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In the News
 
With short, intense sessions, some patients finish therapy in just weeks

 

With short, intense sessions, some patients finish therapy in just weeks
Aug. 13 |  Barbara Rothbaum |  New York Times

Prenatal Tdap vaccine: Kaiser Permanente study shows no link with autism in children

 

Prenatal Tdap vaccine: Kaiser Permanente study shows no link with autism in children
Aug. 13 |  Saad Omer |  Washington Post

The secret network of black teachers behind the fight for desegregation

 

The secret network of black teachers behind the fight for desegregation
Aug. 9 |  Vanessa Siddle Walker  |  The Atlantic
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Featured Events
 
Educational Garden Work Day at Rollins

 

Educational Garden Work Day at Rollins
Enjoy working in a well-tended garden and getting to eat what you pick. Email gardens@emory.edu for any questions.
When: Aug. 17, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Rollins School of Public Health
Admission: Free
Canvas Discussions: Live Session

 

Canvas Discussions: Live Session
Get ideas for structuring online discussion-based assignments in Canvas, Emory's learning management system.
When: Aug. 20, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Learning & Organizational Development: Crucial Accountability
When: Aug. 15, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: $175
 
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Aug.
 
Lecture: "Proton Therapy"
When: Aug. 16, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Active Classroom Training: Kahoot!
When: Aug. 16, 8:00 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 353A; also on 8/22
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Active Classroom Training: Poll Everywhere
When: Aug. 16, 9:00 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 353A; also on 8/22
Admission: Free
 
19
Aug.
 
Lecture: Joel LeMon on "... Amen"
When: Aug. 19, 9:45 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, Ward Fellowship Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: Aug. 20, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
21
Aug.
 
Copying Courses In Canvas
When: Aug. 21, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
21
Aug.
 
Using Pages and Modules in Canvas
When: Aug. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
22
Aug.
 
Set up your Canvas Gradebook
When: Aug. 22, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
22
Aug.
 
Faculty New to Canvas
When: Aug. 22, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
23
Aug.
 
Lecture: "An (Unexpected) Career as a Clinician/Scientist: Lessons Learned on the Journey"
When: Aug. 23, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Presentation Skills
When: Aug. 23, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
23
Aug.
 
Workshop: EndNote Introduction
When: Aug. 23, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
23
Aug.
 
Webinar: Sleeping for Optimal Health
When: Aug. 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Emory University Chorus Auditions
When: Aug. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
Admission: Free
 
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