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LEADERSHIP
Emory appoints Deborah W. Bruner as senior vice president for research
Emory University President Claire E. Sterk has announced the appointment of internationally renowned researcher and clinical trials expert Deborah Watkins Bruner as the university's senior vice president for research, effective Oct. 1.

 

RESEARCH
Engineers decode conversations in brain's motor cortex
Biomedical engineers are developing methods for decoding communications between the brain and the body's biological networks by analyzing electrical patterns in the motor control areas of the brain.

 

RESOURCES
Emory adopts new college cost estimator tool, MyinTuition
Emory University has launched a new easy-to-use college cost estimator, called MyinTuition, on its office of financial aid and undergraduate admission websites.

 

EVENTS
Artist Kosmo Vinyl to discuss The Clash, DIY culture, art
Record producer, manager and artist Kosmo Vinyl will join Randy Gue, curator of modern political and historical collections at the Rose Library, for a conversation Sept. 26 about the intersection of punk, DIY culture and art.

 

THEOLOGY
E.J. Dionne to lecture on American religion, inequality, and populism
Noted columnist and commentator E.J. Dionne Jr. will present a public lecture Sept. 27 on American religion, inequality and populism, the culmination of a day of events honoring Candler emeritus professor Jon P. Gunnemann.

 

PERFORMANCE
'Musical genius' Max Richter opens new season of Candler Concert Series
Max Richter, hailed as a "modern-day musical genius" by the New York Times, kicks off the 2018-2019 Candler Concert Series on Friday, Sept. 28, performing with the American Contemporary Music Ensemble.

ACADEMICS
Mathematics and computer science grow by becoming separate departments
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science in Emory College recently held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate separating into two stand-alone departments. The change will allow both new departments to grow and build on their core strengths.
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Emory Insider: Support
 
Emory Insider

 

Support for caregivers: "Caregiver Conversations" is a new webinar series facilitated by the Emory Caregiver Support Program. It kicks off Sept. 27 at 12 p.m. with "Caregiver Support at Emory," an overview of the resources available to help you care for your family. Register to receive the webinar link.
 
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Take Note
 
Apply for grants for editorial projects from the Scholarly Writing and Publishing Fund
Apply for grants for editorial projects from the Scholarly Writing and Publishing Fund

Gift from Hemophilia of Georgia establishes newly renovated bleeding and clotting disorders center at Emory
Gift from Hemophilia of Georgia establishes newly renovated bleeding and clotting disorders center at Emory

Center for Women at Emory seeks submissions for new visual art
Center for Women at Emory seeks submissions for new visual art
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In the News
 
Celltrion signs 'incubation' agreement with Emory University for development of new drugs for atherosclerosis

 

Celltrion signs 'incubation' agreement with Emory University for development of new drugs for atherosclerosis
Sept. 19 |  Emory School of Medicine |  Associated Press

The case for expensive antibiotics

 

The case for expensive antibiotics
Sept. 19 |  Carlos del Rio |  Wired

How sea level rise threatens our history

 

How sea level rise threatens our history
Sept. 10 |  Anthony Martin |  WABE
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Featured Events
 
Emory Herbarium Botanical Research Symposium & Celebration

 

Emory Herbarium Botanical Research Symposium & Celebration
The Emory Herbarium celebrates the digitization of more than 20,000 plant specimens by hosting a research symposium from 2-5:30 p.m. and a celebration at 6 p.m.
When: Sept. 21, 2:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290, and Cox Ballroom
Admission: Free
Concert: Emory's Kings of Keyboard

 

Concert: Emory's Kings of Keyboard
Classical pianist William Ransom, jazz pianist Gary Motley and organist Timothy Albrecht each take a solo turn in this showcase of Emory's own.
When: Sept. 22, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
WaterHub Tour

 

WaterHub Tour
Learn how Emory is recycling millions of gallons of water. Tours are led by trained Emory undergraduate and graduate students.
When: Sept. 25, 2:30 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Environmental Sciences Fall Seminar Series: "Unjust But Not Illegal: The Lack of Environmental Justice Protections in Environmental Law"
When: Sept. 21, 10:00 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 111
Admission: Free
 
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Readings by Creative Writing Visiting Faculty
When: Sept. 21, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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T.S. Eliot Society Conference Reception
When: Sept. 22, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Sheth Lecture in Indian Studies: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni on "Celebrating Diversity and Building Bridges"
When: Sept. 23, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room W525
Admission: Free
 
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Race and Difference Colloquium: "The Supreme Court and the Battle for Public Education"
When: Sept. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Data by Design: Cultural Historical Data Visualization
When: Sept. 24, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Sept. 25, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Training: What's New In Canvas?
When: Sept. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Geocoding Street Addresses
When: Sept. 25, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: "The Intersection of Status, Memory and Intimacy on Ancient Roman Marble Funerary Urns"
When: Sept. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Active Minds Presents: Activating Happiness
When: Sept. 25, 5:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Active Classroom Training: Poll Everywhere
When: Sept. 26, 8:00 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 353A
Admission: Free
 
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Wikipedia in Higher Education Symposium and Workshop
When: Sept. 26, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room; online
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ Lullwater Walking Group
When: Sept. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve, gate
 
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Safe to Drink: How Drinking Water in the U.S. can be Hazardous to Your Health
When: Sept. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Great Works in Linguistics
When: Sept. 26, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Shadow of a Doubt"
When: Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Training: Canvas 101
When: Sept. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Caregiver Conversations: Learn about Caregiver Support at Emory
When: Sept. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Panel: Spiritual Capital in an Age of Inequality
When: Sept. 27, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library, Lecture Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "From Baraka to Rihanna: Legacies of the Black Arts"
When: Sept. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Kemp Malone Library
Admission: Free
 
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Preparing for the Next Pandemic
When: Sept. 27, 6:00 p.m.
Where: The Task Force for Global Health, 330 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
Admission: Free; $40 for influenza vaccination
 
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Film screening: "Bukharan Jews: Memories of a Disappearing Past"
When: Sept. 27, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Gallery Talk: Eric Varner on Roman Art in the Collection
When: Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Greek and Roman Galleries
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Wealth Inequality and Social Mobility
When: Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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