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Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018
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SPECIAL FEATURE
Meet Emory's Class of 2022
Carrying hopes and soaring expectations, along with mountains of trunks, boxes and suitcases, the largest first-year class in Emory University's history arrived on campus this week. Learn more about the Class of 2022, from demographics to student profiles, and experience Move-In Day through photos and video.

 

HEALTH CARE
Emory renames center Goizueta Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, enters next phase of research
Emory has renamed its Alzheimer's Disease Research Center the Goizueta Alzheimer's Disease Research Center in recognition of the Goizueta Foundation's ongoing support toward developing treatment for the disease.

 

TRANSIT
Community encouraged to take MARTA survey to advocate for Clifton Corridor
The Clifton Corridor Transit Initiative would bring four miles of light rail to the Emory area, improving access, reducing traffic and contributing to a healthier environment. MARTA is seeking feedback on proposed projects through an online survey until Friday, Aug. 31.

 

RESEARCH
Neuroscientists team with engineers to explore how the brain controls movement
Through a collaboration with Georgia Tech engineering professor Muhannad Bakir, Emory biology professor Samuel Sober recently received a $200,000 award to create a device that will be used to potentially gain insights into neurological disorders that affect motor control.

EVENTS
Emory shines at the Decatur Book Festival
A diverse slate of Emory faculty, staff and student authors will take the stage this weekend at the 2018 AJC Decatur Book Festival, set for Aug. 31 through Sept. 2 at multiple venues.
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SUMMER STORIES
 
Take a look back at three engaging ways Emory students spent the summer.

 

RESEARCH
The plant hunters
Journey deep into the pine forests of South Georgia as Emory ethnobotanist Cassandra Quave leads students in a search for secrets of ancient remedies that may benefit modern medicine.

 

COMMUNITY
Summer of service
From teaching reading to refugees to drafting policy at City Hall, Emory students devoted their summer break to making an impact in Atlanta.

 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Energy innovators
Meet three Emory students spending eight weeks in an English castle as they compete for the Hult Prize and $1 million to develop their device to help cope with climate change.
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Take Note
 
Reminder: Nominate outstanding university staff for Award of Distinction by Aug. 30
Reminder: Nominate outstanding university staff for Award of Distinction by Aug. 30

Pitts Theology Library features exhibition on "Reading the Reformation through the Lens of Contemporary Theology"
Pitts Theology Library features exhibition on "Reading the Reformation through the Lens of Contemporary Theology"

Discuss Lewis, Tolkien and Rowling in Great Works Seminar, beginning Sept. 6
Discuss Lewis, Tolkien and Rowling in Great Works Seminar, beginning Sept. 6
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
Emory Insider

 

Emory Employee-Student Job Network: Hire Emory students on a part-time basis to help with tasks such as child care, pet care, house sitting, lawn care and more. Sign up for an account for this service exclusively for Emory faculty and staff.   
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In the News
 
Executive profiles: Emory President Claire E. Sterk

 

Executive profiles: Emory President Claire E. Sterk
Aug. 26 |  Claire E. Sterk |  Atlanta Business Chronicle

Curbing the cost of chronic conditions

 

Curbing the cost of chronic conditions
Aug. 23 |  Kenneth Thorpe |  U.S. News and World Report

Catholics are desperate for tangible reforms on clergy sex abuse

 

Catholics are desperate for tangible reforms on clergy sex abuse
Aug. 22 |  Susan Reynolds |  The Atlantic
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Featured Events
 
Canvas Walk-in Help

 

Canvas Walk-in Help
Drop by to get answers and get your semester started on the right foot.
When: Aug. 29, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
Men's Soccer: Emory vs. Hardin-Simmons University

 

Men's Soccer: Emory vs. Hardin-Simmons University
Emory, ranked eighth in the country by the United Soccer Coaches for NCAA Division III, opens the 2018 season in the annual Sonny Carter Invitational.
When: Aug. 31, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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J.D. Martin Visiting Professorship Lecture: "Big Data: Promises and Pitfalls"
When: Aug. 30, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Center for Women Ice Cream Open House
When: Aug. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, 3rd Floor
Admission: Free
 
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Office of LGBT Life Open House
When: Aug. 30, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Alumni Memorial University Center, Suite 132
Admission: Free
 
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Emory University Chorus Auditions
When: Aug. 30, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation with a Nun
When: Aug. 30, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball: Emory vs. Whittier College
When: Aug. 31, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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What's New In Canvas?
When: Sept. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Academic Writing Workshop
When: Sept. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Intro to ArcGIS Desktop
When: Sept. 4, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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