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Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018
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INNOVATION
New academic year brings new events, programs across Emory
As Convocation heralds the start of the new academic year, the nine schools that make up Emory University have big plans, including new majors and programs, new faculty and high-profile events.

 

LEADERSHIP
Sterk welcomes students, faculty, staff to new academic year
President Claire E. Sterk reflects on the communities that make up our university and looks forward to a "surprising, challenging and rewarding" year.

 

RESEARCH
Sensitivity to how others evaluate you emerges by 24 months
Even before toddlers can form a complete sentence, they are attuned to how others may be judging them, according to a new study by Emory psychologists.

 

HEALTH
Researchers receive $1.7 million to help guide norovirus vaccine decision-making
Researchers at Rollins School of Public Health have received a five-year, $1.7 million grant to study the dynamics of norovirus at the human host, viral and epidemiological levels.

CAMPUS
September arts events include dance, film, music and more
The new academic year brings a full slate of events to campus, including a visit from artist and activist Alexia Jones exploring dance and other types of artistic expression as sources of hope and recovery.
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Emory College Move-In Day
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Emory College's Class of 2022 arrived on campus Saturday, Aug. 25, for Move-In Day. Enthusiastic volunteers greeted new students and carried their belongings into residence halls.

Oxford College Move-In Day
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Oxford College welcomed the Class of 2022 to campus on Friday, Aug. 24, with a variety of activities, including the traditional Coca-Cola Toast.
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Take Note
 
Reminder: Take MARTA survey by Friday to support Clifton Corridor transit project
Reminder: Take MARTA survey by Friday to support Clifton Corridor transit project

    New roles for Emory Healthcare's Peterson and Gartland as health care system grows
New roles for Emory Healthcare's Peterson and Gartland as health care system grows

Register now for the 2018 Metro Atlanta Heart Walk
Register now for the 2018 Metro Atlanta Heart Walk
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Emory Insider: Community
 
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Decatur Book Festival: Meet Emory faculty, staff and student authors at the Decatur Book Festival this weekend. See the full schedule of Emory readings, book signings, poetry performances and more.  
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In the News
 
Why whooping cough is making a comeback

 

Why whooping cough is making a comeback
Aug. 28 |  Karen Andes |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Critics trying to stop a big study of sepsis say the research puts patients at risk

 

Critics trying to stop a big study of sepsis say the research puts patients at risk
Aug. 28 |  Craig Coopersmith |  NPR

Mel Mermelstein survived Auschwitz, then sued Holocaust deniers in court

 

Mel Mermelstein survived Auschwitz, then sued Holocaust deniers in court
Aug. 27 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  Smithsonian
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Featured Events
 
What's New In Canvas?

 

What's New In Canvas?
Learn about the latest additions to Canvas, Emory's learning management system.
When: Sept. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Film Screening: "The Lodger" (1927) with live musical accompaniment by Donald Sosin, piano

 

Film Screening: "The Lodger" (1927) with live musical accompaniment by Donald Sosin, piano
View the screening of this silent film by Alfred Hitchcock, which opens Emory Cinematheque's fall movie season.
When: Sept. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Oglethorpe University

 

Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Oglethorpe University
Come to the home opener for the Emory Eagles women's soccer team, coming off its 29th consecutive winning season.
When: Sept. 6, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Emory University Chorus Auditions
When: Aug. 31, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
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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Men's Soccer: Emory vs. Hardin-Simmons University
When: Aug. 31, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
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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EndNote Introduction
When: Sept. 5, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: R Coding Basics
When: Sept. 5, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Contemplative Science Seminar
When: Sept. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Psychology and Interdisciplinary Science Building (PAIS), Room 230
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "As Seen on TV: Communicating Medicine to the Masses"
When: Sept. 6, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Climate Change Research Speaker Series: "Urbanization in Korea and Its Impacts"
When: Sept. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Math & Sciences Center, Room N302
Admission: Free
 
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Graduate Women's Mixer
When: Sept. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Women, Cox Hall, 3rd floor
Admission: Free
 
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Great Works Seminar: Lewis, Tolkien and Rowling
When: Sept. 6, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry
Admission: Free
 
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