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Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019
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ARTS
Pecou explores art as resistance in new Emory exhibition
Acclaimed artist Fahamu Pecou, who earned his PhD at Emory, examines contemporary blackness through the lens of African spirituality in "DO or DIE," a new exhibition now open at the Michael C. Carlos Museum.

 

HONORS
Biologist recognized for commitment to mentoring
The journal Nature is honoring Emory biologist Anita Corbett with an award for Mentoring in Science. Corbett is currently director of Emory's Initiative to Maximize Student Development, which seeks to nurture young scientists and increase the diversity of the scientific workforce.

 

RESEARCH
Racial disparities in asthma related to health care access, environmental factors
Racial disparities in asthma can largely be explained by looking at socioeconomic and environmental factors, such as access to health care, a nationwide analysis shows.

 

IMPACT
Creativity & Arts Awards honor Emory, community leaders
On Thursday, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts hosts Emory's annual Creativity & Arts Awards, presented to those who support inclusion and innovation in the arts. This year's honorees include Emory alum Doug Shipman, president and CEO of the Woodruff Arts Center.

 

COLLABORATION
Emory Healthcare and The Atlanta Legends announce partnership
Emory Healthcare and The Atlanta Legends have entered into a health care partnership that designates Emory Healthcare as the Official Team Medical Services Provider of The Atlanta Legends.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.: King Week continues at Emory through Sunday, Jan. 27, with a variety of activities and events, including an awards ceremony, speeches, a social justice dialogue and worship services.
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PHOTO GALLERY
 
Atlanta mayor visits Emory University Hospital Midtown
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Happy birthdays! Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms visited Emory University Hospital Midtown on her birthday, Jan. 18. The mayor was born at the former Crawford Long Hospital and came to give birthday gifts to babies who now share her birthday.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Emory University employees encouraged to complete Organizational Health Index survey
Emory University employees encouraged to complete Organizational Health Index survey

Enroll in the next module of Emory Foundations for Online Teaching starting Jan. 28
Enroll in the next module of Emory Foundations for Online Teaching starting Jan. 28

Start earning points on Healthy Emory Connect for your 2019 incentives
Start earning points on Healthy Emory Connect for your 2019 incentives

Sign up: Weekly tours of Emory's nationally famous WaterHub have returned
Sign up: Weekly tours of Emory's nationally famous WaterHub have returned
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In the News
 
How 'An American Marriage' brought Atlanta author Tayari Jones back home

 

How 'An American Marriage' brought Atlanta author Tayari Jones back home
Jan. 21 |  Tayari Jones |  Arts ATL

Shutdown's invisible costs

 

Shutdown's invisible costs
Jan. 18 |  Walter Curran Jr. |  Washington Post

Poem: 'Dark'

 

Poem: 'Dark'
Jan. 17 |  Jericho Brown |  New York Times
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Featured events
 
Morning Meditation

 

Morning Meditation
Meditation is being held Monday and Wednesday mornings through January.
When: Jan. 23, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
Meet Me @ the Tunnel walking group

 

Meet Me @ the Tunnel walking group
Join colleagues from across the university for a mid-day walk each Wednesday to stay warm and active.
When: Jan. 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Tunnel entrance
Admission: Free
AntiquiTEA: How the purchase of a mummy transformed Emory's museum

 

AntiquiTEA: How the purchase of a mummy transformed Emory's museum
Celebrating the museum's centennial, this program focuses on one of the most transformative objects in the collection.
When: Jan. 29, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Set up your Canvas Gradebook
When: Jan. 23, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Quizzes.Next: New Canvas Quiz Tool
When: Jan. 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
23
Jan.
 
Webinar: "Improve Individual and Organizational Decision Making"
When: Jan. 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Jan.
 
Workshop: R Coding Basics
When: Jan. 23, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Jan.
 
Lecture: "Refusing the Foolish Wisdom of Resignation"
When: Jan. 23, 4:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
23
Jan.
 
Emory Williams Memorial Lecture: "Space, Time and Spacetime"
When: Jan. 23, 4:30 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation
When: Jan. 23, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
23
Jan.
 
Lecture: "Kinetic Landscapes of Ancient Mediterranean Pilgrimage"
When: Jan. 23, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Carlos Hall, Conference Room
Admission: Free
 
23
Jan.
 
Film screening: "King of Jazz" (1930)
When: Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Jan.
 
Using the Arc Media Tool in Canvas
When: Jan. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Jan.
 
2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Awards
When: Jan. 24, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room W525
Admission: Free
 
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Jan.
 
The Fixie Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: Jan. 24, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Longstreet-Means parking deck
Admission: Free
 
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Jan.
 
"Wasted: The Story of Food Waste": Screening, Panel Discussion and Tasting
When: Jan. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Martin Luther King Day Celebration Lecture
When: Jan. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: School of Law, Tull Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Creativity & Arts Awards
When: Jan. 24, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Chace Gallery
Admission: Free; RSVP required
 
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Social Justice Dialogue: MLK's Legacy Today
When: Jan. 24, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Indian Painting Gallery Talk
When: Jan. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, South Asian Galleries
Admission: Free; reservation required
 
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Chamber music concert: James Giles, piano
When: Jan. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Ray Chen, violin, with Riko Higuma, piano
When: Jan. 25, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $55, $10 Emory students
 
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Emory Young Artist Piano Competition Final Concert
When: Jan. 26, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
29
Jan.
 
Emory Farmers Market
When: Jan. 29, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Introduction to Zotero
When: Jan. 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Get to Know ArcGIS Pro
When: Jan. 29, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar: "The New Aging Family: Elder Care in the 21st Century"
When: Jan. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 2001
Admission: Free
 
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