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Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019
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IMPACT
Frontiers of the brain: Emory and GPB explore the mind's mysteries
Follow along as Emory partners with Georgia Public Broadcasting on "Your Fantastic Mind," a new weekly TV series that features compelling stories on brain-related health and wellness. Click to watch the first two episodes, which include neuropsychologist Anthony Stringer's work to help a former NFL player cope with memory loss.

 

HONORS
Anderson's 'One Person, No Vote' named finalist for prestigious PEN America Literary Award
Emory historian Carol Anderson's best-selling account of attacks on voting rights in America, "One Person, No Vote," has been named one of five finalists for the 2019 PEN America Literary Award in nonfiction.

 

HEALTH
HPV vaccination rates remain critically low among younger adolescents
Only about 16 percent of U.S. adolescents have been fully vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) by the time they turn 13, despite national recommendations that call for vaccination at 11 to 12 years of age.

 

LITERATURE
Former inaugural poet Richard Blanco to give free reading at Emory
Richard Blanco, who read his poem "One Today" at President Obama's second inauguration, gives a free reading Feb. 23 at Emory. Blanco is the youngest, first Latino, first immigrant and first gay person to serve as inaugural poet.

CAMPUS
Emory celebrates Founders Week with lectures, special events
Emory honors its historic beginnings with Founder's Week, a midwinter celebration Feb. 3-9 filled with lectures, art, sports, the "All In a Day" online giving event and the 2019 Jazz Fest.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Assess your well-being: Emory's Faculty Staff Assistance Program offers online self-assessments for issues such as depression, eating disorders, PTSD, alcohol abuse and more. The free screenings are anonymous and can help you decide if you need to reach out to a doctor or other professional.

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TAKE NOTE
 
Deadline for Emory University employees to complete Organizational Health Index survey is Feb. 4
Deadline for Emory University employees to complete Organizational Health Index survey is Feb. 4

Webinar will give a snapshot of all worklife benefits for Emory employees
Webinar will give a snapshot of all worklife benefits for Emory employees

Enroll in executive education courses from the Goizueta Business School
Enroll in executive education courses from the Goizueta Business School
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IN THE NEWS
 
A disagreeable mirror

 

A disagreeable mirror
Jan. 27 |  George Yancy |  Los Angeles Review of Books

For veterans working in US federal prisons, PTSD and government shutdown is a 'disaster waiting to happen'

 

For veterans working in US federal prisons, PTSD and government shutdown is a 'disaster waiting to happen'
Jan. 25 |  Barbara Rothbaum |  CNN

Looking at anti-semitism on the left and the right: An interview with Deborah E. Lipstadt

 

Looking at anti-semitism on the left and the right: An interview with Deborah E. Lipstadt
Jan. 24 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  The New Yorker
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Featured events
 
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
Health + Humanities Film Series: "The King's Speech" (2010)

 

Health + Humanities Film Series: "The King's Speech" (2010)
Along with the screening, hear from guest speakers Joseph Jordan of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Ai Leen Choo of Georgia State University.
When: Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 102
Admission: Free
The Bach Bowl!

 

The Bach Bowl!
Emory organist Timothy Albrecht and friends perform an hour of Bach classics and still get you home in time for that other "bowl" happening in Atlanta.
When: Feb. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Morning Meditation
When: Jan. 30, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas Discussions: Live
When: Jan. 30, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Online
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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Canvas Rubrics and Outcomes
When: Jan. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Stakeholder Engagement and the Implementation of Global Health Programs"
When: Jan. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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R Coding Intermediate I: Data Visualization
When: Jan. 30, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation
When: Jan. 30, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Digital Autopsy and the Temple of Hera at Olympia"
When: Jan. 30, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Vocal Master Class with Beth Roberts
When: Jan. 30, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Adventures of Robin Hood"
When: Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Aquinas Day Service and Lunch
When: Jan. 31, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary and Brooks Commons
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Harold and 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
Admission: Free
 
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Get to Know ArcGIS Pro
When: Jan. 31, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation
When: Jan. 31, 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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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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Master class: Photogrammetry and 3D Modeling for Archaeology
When: Feb. 1, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Tate Room
Admission: Free
 
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Poetry Reading by Dora Malech
When: Feb. 1, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room N301
Admission: Free
 
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Duets, Duets, Duets!: Catellier Dance Projects
When: Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $15, $8 all students
 
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Concert: St. Olaf Choir
When: Feb. 1, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $45; $10 all students
 
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JWJI Race and Difference Colloquium: "OutKast and the Rise of the Hip Hop South"
When: Feb. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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