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Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018
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MILESTONE
Driving discovery
Emory received $734 million in external research funding in fiscal year 2018, the most ever for the university. Funded research helps Emory attract top professors and students, create jobs, increase the number of clinical trials and advance start-up projects.

 

RESEARCH
'Potato gene' reveals how ancient Andeans adapted to starchy diet
DNA analyses done by Emory geneticists show that ancient populations of the Peruvian highlands adapted to the introduction of agriculture and an extreme, high-altitude environment in ways distinct from other global populations.

 

COMMUNITY
Health sciences library opens 'Spirit Lives On' dementia awareness exhibit
"The Spirit Lives On: Art and the Mind," a new permanent exhibit at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, features art and photography by people with dementia and their caregivers from the Emory community.

INSPIRATION
Emory commemorates Veterans Day
As cold rain fell outside, the Emory community filled Cannon Chapel on Monday to honor the service and sacrifices of veterans and those currently in the U.S. military. Learn about how Emory serves veterans and view more photos from the ceremony.
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EMORY INSIDER: SUPPORT
 
Emory Insider

 

Resources for quitting smoking: Nov. 15 is the Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the American Cancer Society to encourage smokers everywhere to quit. Emory offers a variety of resources to help you quit smoking, improve your health and generally feel better.
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Take Note
 
Apply by Nov. 16 for Learning and Organizational Development programs on leadership, mentoring and more
Apply by Nov. 16 for Learning and Organizational Development programs on leadership, mentoring and more

Emory shuttle service modified for Thanksgiving break beginning Nov. 21
Emory shuttle service modified for Thanksgiving break beginning Nov. 21

Cox Hall Food Court now open on weekends
Cox Hall Food Court now open on weekends

Four Emory volleyball players make 2018 Division III All-American team
Four Emory volleyball players make 2018 Division III All-American team
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In the News
 
Want your kid to be an elite athlete? Let them play the field.

 

Want your kid to be an elite athlete? Let them play the field.
Nov. 12 |  Neeru Jayanthi |  Popular Science

Crossing from Asia, the first Americans rushed into the unknown

 

Crossing from Asia, the first Americans rushed into the unknown
Nov. 8 |  John Lindo |  New York Times

Don't blame PTSD for Thousand Oaks shooting, say experts

 

Don't blame PTSD for Thousand Oaks shooting, say experts
Nov. 8 |  Barbara Rothbaum |  USA Today
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Featured Events
 
Caregiver Conversations Webinar: The Holiday Survival Guide

 

Caregiver Conversations Webinar: The Holiday Survival Guide
With family gathering for the holidays, it is the perfect time to evaluate how your loved one is doing and to watch for red flags that your caregiving journey is beginning.
When: Nov. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Candler Concert Series: Lise de la Salle, piano

 

Candler Concert Series: Lise de la Salle, piano
Hear this 29-year-old artist play Mozart, Faure and Prokofiev.
When: Nov. 17, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $45; $5 Emory students
Emory Farmers Market

 

Emory Farmers Market
Pick up items for your Thanksgiving feast and treat yourself to lunch on Tuesday at the pre-Thanksgiving market.
When: Nov. 19, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Dean's Lecture: Teresa Morgan on "Preaching Cathedrals and Temples of Christ: Faith in Church in the Fourth Century AD"
When: Nov. 14, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar: Grey Literature
When: Nov. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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New Canvas Arc Video Tool Demonstration
When: Nov. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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GIS Day @ ECDS
When: Nov. 14, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Emory Center for Digital Scholarship
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Mark Christian Thompson on "The Jazz Paradox: Race and Totalitarian Politics"
When: Nov. 14, 4:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 111
Admission: Free
 
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Schubert Art Symposium from Emory Vocal Studies
When: Nov. 14, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Psycho" (1960)
When: Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra and Atlanta Junior Chamber Orchestra
When: Nov. 14, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Fostering Analysis & Criticism in Student Writing
When: Nov. 15, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room N301
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar: Paying Off Student Loans
When: Nov. 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine Building, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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Native American Higher Ed Leadership Panel
When: Nov. 15, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room 204
Admission: Free
 
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The Kitchen Table discussion: "for colored girls who considered Emory"
When: Nov. 15, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Women
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Dance Company
When: Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $15; $8 students
 
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Rothschild Lecture: James Loeffler on "Rooted Cosmopolitans: Jews and Human Rights"
When: Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Nov. 16, 9:30 a.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Sharunda Buchanan on "Environmental Justice and CDC's Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program"
When: Nov. 16, 10:00 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 111
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Zotero Introduction
When: Nov. 16, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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At the Intersections: Transgender Patient Experience Panel
When: Nov. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Plaza and Room P01
Admission: Free
 
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The Sanipath Study: A World Toilet Day Event
When: Nov. 19, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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