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Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018
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MILESTONE
Emory University welcomes first students into the Class of 2023
Emory University received a record 1,910 applications for the first round of Early Decision admission, welcoming 559 outstanding students to Emory College and 256 to Oxford College, including a record 32 scholars from the QuestBridge National College Match program.

 

RESEARCH
Your past is calling: Can you ID stone toolmaking 'ring' tones?
Emory anthropologist Dietrich Stout invites you to participate in an online experiment, investigating the human ability to discriminate and interpret the sounds produced by stone toolmaking.

 

HONORS
National Academy of Inventors names Rafi Ahmed as Fellow
The National Academy of Inventors has named world-renowned virologist and immunologist Rafi Ahmed as an NAI 2018 Fellow. Ahmed serves as director of the Emory Vaccine Center and is a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar.

ACHIEVEMENT
Promising poet: Emory senior wins national writing awards
Christell Victoria Roach, winner of this year's Hurston/Wright Foundation Award for College Writers, finds inspiration for her poetry through research in Emory's extensive archives on African American history and culture.

 

TEACHING
Studying 'science of sleep' helps students build healthy habits
'Tis the season for final exams, holiday parties, travel and all manner of food and drink, any one of which can wreak havoc on your sleep. Learn the strategies that students in Emory's 'Science of Sleep' class are exploring to improve your sleep habits.

 

ARTS
A Fine legacy: Bequest from longtime Theater Emory patron will support student experiences
Saralee Fine, a longtime patron of Theater Emory, has bequeathed $500,000 to the company for scholarships and special projects. It is the single largest gift in the history of Theater Emory.

HEALTH
Emory Proton Therapy Center celebrates official opening in Midtown Atlanta
The Emory Proton Therapy Center, the first and only facility of its kind in the state of Georgia, officially opened its doors Dec. 6 in Midtown Atlanta with a VIP ribbon-cutting ceremony. Watch video from the opening celebration.
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EMORY INSIDER: TIPS
 
Emory Insider

 

Get your tax forms online: Don’t wait to have your W-2 and 1095-C tax forms delivered through the mail. Sign up to have them sent to you electronically for safe, easy and timely access. Follow the instructions on the PeopleSoft HR/Self-Service website. The sign-up deadline is Wednesday, Jan. 16, by 5 p.m.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Plans change for Emory's Briarcliff Mansion
Plans change for Emory's Briarcliff Mansion

Faculty books sought for Feast of Words celebration by Dec. 17
Faculty books sought for Feast of Words celebration by Dec. 17

Explore Emory's mental health training opportunities
Explore Emory's mental health training opportunities

Submit nominations for Emory Women of Excellence Awards 2019 by Dec. 21
Submit nominations for Emory Women of Excellence Awards 2019 by Dec. 21
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In The News
 
Vitamin treatment for sepsis is put to the test

 

Vitamin treatment for sepsis is put to the test
Dec. 12 |  Jonathan Sevransky, Craig Coopersmith, Kate Nugent and Christine Spainhour  |  NPR

Breast cancer testing guidelines out of date, missing genetic testing, says study

 

Breast cancer testing guidelines out of date, missing genetic testing, says study
Dec. 12 |  Otis Brawley |  CNN

The longest hatred: Anti-Semitism on the rise

 

The longest hatred: Anti-Semitism on the rise
Dec. 9 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  CBS Sunday Morning
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Featured Events
 
 Christmas with Atlanta Master Chorale

 

Christmas with Atlanta Master Chorale
Enjoy the songs of the season to experience the wonder and beauty of Christmas. A second performance will be Sunday, Dec. 16, at 4 p.m.
When: Dec. 15, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $35, $10 all students
Santa's Favorite Chamber Music

 

Santa's Favorite Chamber Music
Bring the family to enjoy some of the favorite classical works of Santa Claus, who will also lead a sing-a-long and bring some early holiday treats.
When: Dec. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
Men's Basketball: Emory vs. Oswego

 

Men's Basketball: Emory vs. Oswego
Cheer for the Eagles in a late December game when the men's basketball team plays State University of New York at Oswego. The team also takes on East Texas Baptist on Sunday, Dec. 30, at 4 p.m.
When: Dec. 29, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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The Fixie Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: Dec. 13, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Longstreet-Means Parking Deck
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation
When: Dec. 13, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Weihnachtsfest at the German House
When: Dec. 14, 5:00 p.m.
Where: German House, 733 Clairmont Tower
Admission: Free
 
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Moravian Love Feast
When: Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: $10 for adults, $7 for senior adults, $5 for children under 18, and $25 maximum per family
 
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Workshop: What's New In Canvas?
When: Dec. 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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