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Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
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IMPACT
Restoring vision and hope to refugees
Emory Eye Center's Soroosh Behshad and Natalie Weil are two physicians making a difference to Syrian refugees in Jordan. Over the last year, both have made visits to Jordan to provide surgical and clinical eye care for refugees and also to educate Syrian providers.

 

INNOVATION
Emory partners with GPB on brain health TV series 'Your Fantastic Mind'
Emory is partnering with Georgia Public Broadcasting on "Your Fantastic Mind," a new weekly TV series that features compelling stories on brain-related health and wellness. The show premieres Monday, Jan. 28.

COMMUNITY
King Week celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
The life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will be honored Jan. 21-27 with Emory's King Week, a series of community events intended to encourage reflection, education and engagement.

 

ARTS
Emory Cinematheque explores the wonderful world of color on film in its spring screening series
The Emory Cinematheque, a weekly series of free film screenings, presents "Glorious Color!" for its spring program, kicking off Wednesday, Jan. 16.

SUSTAINABILITY
Two new PATH trails will serve Emory campus
Through a partnership between Emory and Atlanta's PATH Foundation, two new bicycle-pedestrian pathways will be constructed this year that will connect the South Peachtree Creek PATH trail system to the heart of campus.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Know your numbers: Get a free snapshot of your current health status through confidential biometric health screenings offered at a variety of Emory Healthcare and Emory University locations from Friday, Jan. 18, to Thursday, Feb. 28. Screenings take only 15 minutes and can help you plan for a healthier future.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Sign up by Wednesday to get 2018 tax forms online
Sign up by Wednesday to get 2018 tax forms online

Emory's Blomeyer Fitness Center offers January specials
Emory's Blomeyer Fitness Center offers January specials

Emory Women's Center opens new clinic to serve patients in Johns Creek
Emory Women's Center opens new clinic to serve patients in Johns Creek

2019 Bernard M. Gordon Prize awarded to Emory and Georgia Tech educators
2019 Bernard M. Gordon Prize awarded to Emory and Georgia Tech educators
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In The News
 
Congressional staff gender wage gap worse among Republicans, study finds

 

Congressional staff gender wage gap worse among Republicans, study finds
Jan. 14 |  Joshua McCrain |  Newsweek

Faith in our leaders is vital for democracy

 

Faith in our leaders is vital for democracy
Jan. 11 |  Douglas A. Hicks |  The Hill

US flu season poised to be milder than last year's harsh one

 

US flu season poised to be milder than last year's harsh one
Jan. 11 |  James Steinberg  |  New York Times
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Featured events
 
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
Atlanta Master Chorale with the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta

 

Atlanta Master Chorale with the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta
These two musical groups join to perform works by Bach, Brahms, Whitacre, Puccini and Rutter.
When: Jan. 19, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $35, $10 all students
 
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Morning Meditation
When: Jan. 16, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
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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Film screenings: "A Trip to the Moon" (1902) and "The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari" (1920)
When: Jan. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
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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Speaker series: "Quantitative Approaches in Climate Change"
When: Jan. 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Center, Room 240
Admission: Free
 
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Using the Arc Media Tool in Canvas
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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Gallery Talk: "DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance"
When: Jan. 19, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Exhibition Galleries
Admission: Free; sign-up required
 
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