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Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018
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CAMPUS
Share your thoughts about community at 'Conversations on the Quad'
"Community" is the theme as Emory faculty, staff and students are invited to the fall kickoff of "Conversations on the Quad," set for Thursday, Oct. 4, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Emory Quadrangle.

 

COMMUNITY
MARTA board of directors recommends $350 million for Clifton Corridor Line
Emory is encouraged by MARTA's announcement and looks forward to the board's Oct. 4 vote, President Claire E. Sterk said, calling the proposed funding "a historic commitment to public transportation and to the future of our community."

 

HEALTH
NIH $3 million grant will enable Emory, Georgia Tech researchers to tackle sickle cell disease with new technologies
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a four-year, $3 million grant to a research team at Emory and Georgia Tech that will use new technologies to improve the effectiveness of blood transfusions in patients with sickle cell disease.

 

ENVIRONMENT
Climate change calls for a fresh approach to water woes
In a recent partnership with legal scholar Barbara Cosens, Emory's Lance Gunderson is leading an interdisciplinary team of researchers in a project to assess the adaptive capacity of six major U.S. water basins, including the Everglades, to changing climates.

BEHIND THE SCENES
Emory's Laundry and Linen Services are 'loaded' with pride and perfection
It's an ongoing "spin cycle" for Emory's Laundry and Linen Services. See how this critical, around-the-clock operation cleans and disinfects over 600,000 pounds of linens every month.
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
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Get 30 days of inspiring ways to beat stress: Sign up for "Refresh from Stress" from the Faculty Staff Assistance Program. Kicking off Oct.1, the program shows you how to enhance emotional health and well-being through fun and easy activities that help improve stress management and resilience. Quick activities offer positive, lasting benefits and you can win prizes. 
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Take Note
 
First Start:ME market to support local entrepreneurs slated for Sept. 29
First Start:ME market to support local entrepreneurs slated for Sept. 29

Emory University Hospital achieves Magnet recognition for a second time
Emory University Hospital achieves Magnet recognition for a second time

Emory Johns Creek Hospital launches 'Walk with a Doc' program
Emory Johns Creek Hospital launches 'Walk with a Doc' program

Reminder: Take the benefits survey from Human Resources
Reminder: Take the benefits survey from Human Resources
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In the News
 
There's a suburban tsunami driving 2018

 

There's a suburban tsunami driving 2018
Sept. 26 |  Alan Abramowitz |  CNN

Learning from 'absentee' mentors

 

Learning from 'absentee' mentors
Sept. 26 |  Vanessa Siddle Walker |  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

On the trail of a deadly disease that cuts down farmworkers in their prime

 

On the trail of a deadly disease that cuts down farmworkers in their prime
Sept. 26 |  Valerie Mac |  Bloomberg Businessweek
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Featured Events
 
Author Talk and Book Signing: "Aru Shah and the End of Time"

 

Author Talk and Book Signing: "Aru Shah and the End of Time"
Emory alumnus Roshani Chokshi will discuss her book about a 12-year-old boy who lights an ancient Indian lamp and unwittingly sets in motion the destruction of the world.
When: Sept. 28, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
Concert: Vega String Quartet

 

Concert: Vega String Quartet
Emory's renowned quartet-in-residence gives a performance on the Oxford campus.
When: Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
Samuel W. Mills Peace Lecture: Barbara Brown Taylor on "Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others"

 

Samuel W. Mills Peace Lecture: Barbara Brown Taylor on "Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others"
New York Times best-selling author and Episcopal priest Taylor discusses "holy envy" as a peaceful strategy for living with religious difference.
When: Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Allen Memorial United Methodist Church
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Sept. 28, 9:30 a.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Georgia Art and Criminal Justice Forum
When: Sept. 28, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Emory School of Law
Admission: Free
 
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Max Richter with the ACME Ensemble
When: Sept. 28, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $55; $10 Emory students
 
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Race and Difference Colloquium: Race and Political Violence in the Americas
When: Oct. 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Urban Health Initiative Fall Orientation
When: Oct. 1, 5:30 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Oct. 2, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Dean's Lecture: "Crossing Racial Lines on a Class Ticket: White Evangelicals, Black Suffering and Televised Faith"
When: Oct. 3, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ Lullwater Walking Group
When: Oct. 3, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve, gate
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: Oct. 3, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: "R Coding Application: Text Mining"
When: Oct. 3, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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The Virginia S. DeHaan Guest Lecture: "Implementation Science: A Path to Ensuring Quality Mental Health Care"
When: Oct. 3, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P. and Anne Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Contemplative Science Seminar
When: Oct. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Psychology and Interdisciplinary Science Building (PAIS), Room 230
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Notorious" (1943)
When: Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Grand Rounds: "Integrative Surgery: A New Paradigm for Enhanced Recovery"
When: Oct. 4, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Intro to ArcGIS Desktop
When: Oct. 4, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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A Service of Favorite Hymns and Songs
When: Oct. 4, 11:05 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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Jazz on the Green
When: Oct. 4, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Patterson Green
Admission: Free
 
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