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IMPACT
And you thought Emory didn't do football
As Atlanta hosts the Super Bowl, alumni are stepping up in leadership roles, sports doctors are on standby and faculty from philosophy to business are figuring out the fans.

 

RESEARCH
Diet low in added sugars significantly improves fatty liver disease in children
A randomized clinical study of adolescent boys with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease found that a diet low in free sugars resulted in significant improvement compared to a usual diet.

 

SPORTS
Atlanta Dream all-star visits Emory basketball on Friday
As Emory hosts GirlCon to celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day, the Atlanta Dream's Angel McCoughtry will sign autographs between Friday's women's and men's basketball games.

 

CAMPUS
Sustainability Faculty Fellows help lead the way to a greener future
The inaugural Sustainability Faculty Fellows will work together to further the university's sustainability vision, which calls for Emory "to be a model of transformative practices and sustainable choices at every level."

INSIGHT
NBA Hall of Famer tours Emory's Serious Communicable Diseases Unit
With the Democratic Republic of Congo facing an Ebola outbreak, philanthropist Dikembe Mutombo, a Congolese American who built a hospital in his native country, visited the Emory unit that cared for the first Ebola patients in the U.S.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Start your summer planning: RSVP for Emory's annual Camp and Learning Expo on Feb. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn about the variety of summer camps and learning programs for kids throughout the metro area, win door prizes and enjoy treats.

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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

Register now for Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital Run for Mercy 5K Run/Walk
Register now for Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital Run for Mercy 5K Run/Walk

Office of LGBT Life seeks nominations by Feb. 5 for 2019 Pride Awards
Office of LGBT Life seeks nominations by Feb. 5 for 2019 Pride Awards

Free 'Know Your Numbers' health screenings continue through February
Free 'Know Your Numbers' health screenings continue through February
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IN THE NEWS
 
To fight fatty liver, avoid sugary foods and drinks

 

To fight fatty liver, avoid sugary foods and drinks
Jan. 22 |  Miriam Vos  |  New York Times

Author Deborah Lipstadt explores the rise in anti-semitism in her new book

 

Author Deborah Lipstadt explores the rise in anti-semitism in her new book
Jan. 22 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  Publishers Weekly

It's all bawls: Coping with inconsolable infants

 

It's all bawls: Coping with inconsolable infants
Jan. 22 |  Yerkes National Primate Research Center  |  Psychology Today
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Featured events
 
 Emory Young Artist Piano Competition Final Concert

 

Emory Young Artist Piano Competition Final Concert
Hear some of the most talented pre-college pianists from around the nation perform in this final concert of the competition.
When: Jan. 26, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
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
Seminar: "The New Aging Family: Elder Care in the 21st Century"

 

Seminar: "The New Aging Family: Elder Care in the 21st Century"
Get guidance on meeting the needs of older family members in a seminar that discusses elder orphans, elderly immigrants and blended families.
When: Jan. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 2001
Admission: Free
 
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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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Morning Meditation
When: Jan. 28, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race & Difference Colloquium: "Racialization + Latino Mass Mobilization"
When: Jan. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Poetry Reading: Ilya Kaminsky
When: Jan. 28, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room N301
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "What Jesus Really Said About the Poor"
When: Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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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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Workshop: Zotero Introduction
When: Jan. 29, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ the Tunnel walking group
When: Jan. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Tunnel entrance
Admission: Free
 
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Harold & Florence Berson Lecture: Angela Fusaro 01C 17B, co-founder and COO of Physician 360
When: Jan. 31, 12:15 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 110
 
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Lecture: "To Lift Up The Lowly: An Aesthetic of the Common Good"
When: Jan. 31, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "New Technologies and Old Things"
When: Jan. 31, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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