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CAMPUS
Lifelong interest in African American history and culture builds a lasting legacy
Randall Burkett served as curator of Emory's African American collections for more than 20 years. The exhibition "Building Emory's African American Collections: Highlights from the Curatorial Career of Randall K. Burkett" is on view at Woodruff Library through Feb. 19, then reopens March 1.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory president, faculty respond to State of the Union comments on HIV/AIDS
Emory President Claire E. Sterk and other faculty experts are speaking out on what it will take to achieve President Trump's goal of eliminating the HIV epidemic in the U.S. in 10 years.

 

EVENTS
February: 10 free things to do at Emory
Free events on campus this month include a Feb. 23 reading by poet Richard Blanco, who gained recognition after reading his poem "One Today" at President Obama's second inauguration.

HEALTH
Former NFL player works through cognitive rehabilitation at Emory
Former NFL player Nate Lewis suffered from multiple concussions while playing football. With the help of Emory physicians, Lewis is trying a type of cognitive rehabilitation that is helping parts of his brain not damaged by trauma compensate for the damaged parts.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Monitor your blood pressure. Keep an eye on your blood pressure numbers using machines available throughout Emory's campuses. Most machines also measure body weight and allow you to create a private profile to store your information. View the list of kiosk locations.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Emory University employees encouraged to take Organizational Health Index survey before it closes at the end of the day Friday
Emory University employees encouraged to take Organizational Health Index survey before it closes at the end of the day Friday

 Feb. 13 Tenenbaum Lecture to explore the Jews of Cuba and their diasporas
Feb. 13 Tenenbaum Lecture to explore the Jews of Cuba and their diasporas

Sellout expected: Sign up now for Oxford College Organic Farm CSA
Sellout expected: Sign up now for Oxford College Organic Farm CSA
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IN THE NEWS
 
Education won't help much when it comes to dementia, study says

 

Education won't help much when it comes to dementia, study says
Feb. 6 |  Aliza Wingo and Thomas Wingo |  CNN

Art review: African traditions, present day collide in Fahamu Pecou show

 

Art review: African traditions, present day collide in Fahamu Pecou show
Feb. 5 |  Michael C. Carlos Museum |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The history behind the highs and lows of the marginal tax rate

 

The history behind the highs and lows of the marginal tax rate
Feb. 2 |  Dorothy Brown |  NPR
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Featured events
 
Polar Bear Plunge

 

Polar Bear Plunge
Jump in the SAAC pool for some ice cold fun. Proceeds from this event benefit the Children's Miracle Network.
When: Feb. 9, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Student Activity and Academic Center
Admission: Free; donations appreciated
A Feast of Words

 

A Feast of Words
Join a celebration of Emory faculty authors or editors of books published in 2018.
When: Feb. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
Meet Me @ the Tunnel

 

Meet Me @ the Tunnel
Join colleagues from across the university for a mid-day walk each Wednesday to stay active and out of the weather.
When: Feb. 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Tunnel, Entrance
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Feb. 8, 9:30 a.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Art and Identity"
When: Feb. 8, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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R.E.A.L. Conference
When: Feb. 8, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Jazz Fest 2019: Vanessa Rubin, jazz vocalist
When: Feb. 8, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $20, $5 Emory students
 
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Annual Emory Sacred Harp Sing
When: Feb. 9, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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American Sign Language Poetry Slam: Flying Words Project
When: Feb. 9, 11:30 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Ancient Near East Lecture: "The Mesopotamian Sublime: Time, Matter, and Image in Mesopotamian Antiquity"
When: Feb. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Describing Visual Resources for Digital Accessibility
When: Feb. 11, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "The Art of the Slave Ship Icon"
When: Feb. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Chat with Evening MBA Admissions at Goizueta Business School
When: Feb. 11, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Been There, Done That: A Black Public Health Professional Panel
When: Feb. 11, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Rita Anne Rollins Room
Admission: Free
 
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Roundtable: Accessibility and Publishing, Scholarship and Digital Media
When: Feb. 12, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Intro to QGIS Desktop
When: Feb. 12, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
 
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AntiquiTEA: "Egungun, a Masquerade Performed by the Yoruba of Southwest Nigeria"
When: Feb. 12, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Create Turnitin Assignments in Canvas
When: Feb. 13, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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