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Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018
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ACHIEVEMENT
Meet the 2018 class of 40 Under Forty
From the director of an initiative serving street children in India to the recipient of a $10 million grant "to reinvent the American high school," get to know this year's 40 Under Forty — young Emory alumni already making exceptional impacts in the world.

 

HEALTH
NIH selects Point of Care Technologies Center at Emory, Georgia Tech for research network, $7M grant
A new NIH-funded research center at Emory, Georgia Tech and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta will assist inventors across the United States in developing and translating microelectronics-based point-of-care technologies for patient care.

 

IMPACT
Emory ranks among top colleges for Teach For America
Teach For America recruits outstanding graduates to teach in high-need public schools. Emory is ranked #3 nationally among medium-sized schools contributing the greatest number of graduating seniors to the 2018 Teach For America corps.

 

INSIGHT
Social justice activists to discuss legacies of 1968
An intergenerational lineup of social activists will discuss the lessons of 1968 in "Social Protest and Social Justice: A Conversation Across Generations," set for Oct. 17 in Cannon Chapel.

 

BENEFITS
Healthy Emory Connect helps employees 'Sleep Better! Feel Better!'
Through Healthy Emory Connect, Emory's wellness app, employees can set health goals for sleep and a variety of other focus areas, with the potential to earn up to $300 in medical plan incentives.
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Emory Insider: Community
 
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Get free training to be an emergency medical responder: Emory faculty and staff are invited to participate in a free course to join the network of emergency medical responders who provide initial, life-saving care when an emergency arises on campus. Register by Oct. 14; the course runs Oct. 16 through March 23. Learn more.
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Take Note
 
Emory monitoring potential impact of Hurricane Michael; learn how to prepare for weather emergencies
Emory monitoring potential impact of Hurricane Michael; learn how to prepare for weather emergencies

There's still time to join Refresh from Stress for activites to increase your wellbeing
There's still time to join Refresh from Stress for activites to increase your wellbeing

Bring cash and curiosity for eating and education to the Sustainable Food Fair
Bring cash and curiosity for eating and education to the Sustainable Food Fair

Learn about the Master of Religion and Public Life at Oct. 16 event
Learn about the Master of Religion and Public Life at Oct. 16 event
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In the News
 
How church communities can help lower African-Americans' blood pressure

 

How church communities can help lower African-Americans' blood pressure
Oct. 9 |  Mimi Kiser  |  CNN

Why do some develop food allergies as adults?

 

Why do some develop food allergies as adults?
Oct. 8 |  Brian Vickery  |  11 Alive News

U.S. mid-terms: Can we tell if Democrats will win?

 

U.S. mid-terms: Can we tell if Democrats will win?
Oct. 8 |  Alan Abramowitz |  BBC
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Featured Events
 
Bound with History: Encounters with the Rose Library's Rare Book Collections

 

Bound with History: Encounters with the Rose Library's Rare Book Collections
Touch and examine artists' books and hear two book artists discuss their work and inspiration.
When: Oct. 11, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library
Admission: Free
Discussion and Book Signing: "The Great Alignment: Race, Party Transformation and the Rise of Donald Trump"

 

Discussion and Book Signing: "The Great Alignment: Race, Party Transformation and the Rise of Donald Trump"
As part of the Faculty Conversation Series, political science professor Alan Abramowitz will discuss his new book, followed by a book signing and reception.
When: Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Barnes and Noble Bookstore at Emory, 2nd Floor
Admission: Free
Divine Felines Lecture: "Divine Journeys and Judgement: The Evolution of Anubis"

 

Divine Felines Lecture: "Divine Journeys and Judgement: The Evolution of Anubis"
Learn about Anubis, the divine embalmer and the adjudicator of the dead in ancient Egyptian religion.
When: Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ Lullwater Walking Group
When: Oct. 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve, gate
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar: Grey Literature
When: Oct. 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture and Reception: "Christianity's Role in United States Global Health and Development Policy: To Transfer the Empire of the World"
When: Oct. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Strangers on a Train" (1951)
When: Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Jerusalem Quartet with Pinchas Zukerman and Amanda Forsyth
When: Oct. 10, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $70
 
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Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: Oct. 11, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Intro to QGIS Desktop
When: Oct. 11, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Training: Using Video in Your Class
When: Oct. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 217 and online
Admission: Free
 
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THRIVE: Let's Get Physical Health Fair
When: Oct. 11, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Atrium
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "The New Center in the Catholic Church"
When: Oct. 11, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Stage Russia: 'King Lear'"
When: Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: $12; students free
 
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Lecture: "Kubrick's Ultimate Trip: The Impact of '2001: A Space Odyssey'"
When: Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Allen Memorial United Methodist Church
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Oct. 12, 9:30 a.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Reunion Loca Luna Outing
When: Oct. 12, 10:00 p.m.
Where: Asbury Circle for transportation
Admission: Variable
 
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Symposium: Adolescent Medicine
When: Oct. 13, 7:30 a.m.
Where: Health Science and Research Building
Admission: Free
 
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Winship Win the Fight 5K
When: Oct. 13, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Quad
Admission: $50 on-site registration on event day
 
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Destination Public Health information session
When: Oct. 13, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Plaza and Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Gamelan 21st Anniversary Concert: Memayu Hayuning Bawana - Sustaining the World's Beauty
When: Oct. 13, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: $10 donation at the door; free for students
 
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Atlanta Master Chorale: "Making Sense"
When: Oct. 13, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $30, $10 all students
 
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Cooking Class: Heirloom Beans with Rancho Gordo
When: Oct. 14, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: $15 for Carlos Museum members; $25 for nonmembers. Registration required by calling 404-727-6118
 
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Health Innovation Commercialization Series, second session
When: Oct. 15, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Georgia Tech, Marcus Nanotechnology Building, Room 1116
Admission: Free
 
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Race and Difference Colloquium: "Racial Ideology during the Cuban Revolution"
When: Oct. 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Trauma-Sensitive Yoga
When: Oct. 15, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, Room 306
Admission: Free
 
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Documentary film screening and discussion: "I Am a Civil War"
When: Oct. 15, 5:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Panel discussion: "Religion and Peacebuilding in an Era of Islamophobia: Prospects and Challenges"
When: Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Latino Catholicism
When: Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Oct. 16, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Sustainable Food Fair
When: Oct. 16, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free; bring cash to support local vendors
 
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El Refugio Luncheon Discussion and Letter Writing to Detainees at Stewart Detention Center
When: Oct. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Brooks Common
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: What's New In Canvas?
When: Oct. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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