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DISCOVERY
Chemical catalyst turns 'trash' to 'treasure'
For decades, chemists have aspired to do carefully controlled chemistry on carbon-hydrogen bonds. Emory chemists have published a method that combines both these factors to make an inert C-H bond reactive — effectively turning chemical "trash" to "treasure."

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory monitoring impact of partial government shutdown
Emory's Office of Government and Community Affairs is monitoring the partial government shutdown and is in close contact with Georgia's congressional delegation, explaining the local impact and urging a resolution.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory purchases Peachtree Street property to increase academic presence in Atlanta
Central Atlanta Progress and Emory University jointly announce the sale of 477 Peachtree St. to the university, effective Dec. 21, 2018. The property will make Emory's resources more accessible to the greater Atlanta community.

 

HEALTH
CDC-funded research aims to improve children's recovery from mild traumatic brain injury
A team of emergency medicine researchers and clinical providers at Emory School of Medicine will use new funding from the CDC to improve recovery in children with mild traumatic brain injury.

CAMPUS
January: 10 free things to do at Emory
With spring semester about to start, Emory's events calendars are filling up. Cheer on the Eagles on the basketball court, relax with new morning meditations and enjoy a diverse slate of concerts, films and exhibits.
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2018 IN REVIEW
 
ACHIEVEMENT
18 of Emory's most-read stories of 2018
In 2018, Emory forged new collaborations, celebrated stellar rankings, and welcomed the Class of 2022. Take a look back at 18 of the stories that drew the most readers to the Emory News Center in 2018.

 

MOTIVATION
10 stories that inspired us in 2018
Emory's mission is to "create, preserve, teach and apply knowledge in the service of humanity." Throughout the year, the university community takes that mission to heart. Here are 10 stories of students, alumni, faculty and families who inspired us through their service and scholarship in 2018.

 

PERSPECTIVE
Emory's best photos of 2018
Throughout the year, Emory's staff photographers document accomplishments, breakthroughs and extraordinary moments across the university. See 20 of their best photos of 2018.

COMMUNITY
Caring for our community
In the last fiscal year, Emory Healthcare provided $89.1 million in charity care to patients in its hospitals and clinics. Time and again, caring and compassionate people at Emory work together to meet these patients' needs.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Be ready for winter weather: Know the multiple ways to stay informed about possible closings and delays at Emory in the event of severe weather conditions. With winter under way, here is a reminder of the university's inclement weather policies and procedures.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Emory Dining resumes regular hours as spring semester starts
Emory Dining resumes regular hours as spring semester starts

Get a free health screening and earn incentives for your medical plan
Get a free health screening and earn incentives for your medical plan

See "History of Teaching Medicine" at Emory exhibit before it ends Jan. 31
See "History of Teaching Medicine" at Emory exhibit before it ends Jan. 31

Nominate LGBTQ people and allies for Emory Pride Awards by Feb. 5
Nominate LGBTQ people and allies for Emory Pride Awards by Feb. 5
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In The News
 
US cancer death rate hits 25 years of decline, study says

 

US cancer death rate hits 25 years of decline, study says
Jan. 8 |  Walter Curran |  CNN

If Democrats are looking for fresh, new faces, why are these septuagenarian white guys so popular?

 

If Democrats are looking for fresh, new faces, why are these septuagenarian white guys so popular?
Jan. 9 |  Andra Gillespie |  Los Angeles Times

Popularity of early decision continues to grow

 

Popularity of early decision continues to grow
Jan. 7 |  Emory University |  Inside Higher Ed
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Featured events
 
Workshop: What's New In Canvas?

 

Workshop: What's New In Canvas?
Learn about the latest new features and functionality of Emory's learning system in this recurring online session.
When: Jan. 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Ethics at the Opera: "Dead Man Walking"

 

Ethics at the Opera: "Dead Man Walking"
Sister Helen Prejean will speak on the upcoming opera of "Dead Man Walking" and sign her book on which it was based. A short performance and panel discussion will also be held.
When: Jan. 16, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Center for Ethics
Admission: Free
Film screenings: "A Trip to the Moon" (1902) and "The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari" (1920)

 

Film screenings: "A Trip to the Moon" (1902) and "The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari" (1920)
See this restoration of the Méliès film based on a rare hand-colored print and the 2014 restoration of Wiene's classic German Expressionist work.
When: Jan. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Morning Meditation
When: Jan. 14, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Walk-In Canvas Help
When: Jan. 14, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Canvas 101
When: Jan. 16, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Talk: Intellectual Property 201
When: Jan. 16, 4:30 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room #153A
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation
When: Jan. 16, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Speaker Series: "The World in Our Image? America's Imposition of Regime Change"
When: Jan. 16, 5:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Sister Churches: Conflict to Dialogue"
When: Jan. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Second Annual Thomas F. Dodson Lectureship: "Aligning Quality Improvement, Clinical Practice and Research"
When: Jan. 17, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Zotero Introduction
When: Jan. 17, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Executive MPH Webinar for Emory University Employees
When: Jan. 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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The Fixie Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: Jan. 17, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Longstreet-Means Parking Deck
Admission: Free
 
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Zen Meditation
When: Jan. 17, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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