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Tuesday, March 5, 2019
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COLLABORATION
Emory takes science into the community for the Atlanta Science Festival
From the popular Chemistry Carnival and Physics Live! to theater projects that blend STEM with storytelling, more than 20 Atlanta Science Festival events featuring Emory faculty and students are scheduled for the Druid Hills campus, Oxford campus and venues throughout Atlanta.

 

HONORS
Emory alum selected as Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford
Recent Emory College graduate Sam Budnyk plans to pursue a doctorate in musicology as the first Emory participant in a highly competitive international program that fully funds graduate study at Stanford.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff
Learn about notable accomplishments by Emory faculty and staff, including lifetime achievement awards, leadership positions with national organizations and more.

 

RESOURCES
Coming soon: New way to book travel for Emory University and Emory Healthcare
In the coming months, Emory will debut a new travel portal, Emory Travel Authority, powered by a new travel management supplier. Learn more in a series of outreach sessions starting March 6.

 

RESEARCH
Predict the future of critical care in #STATMadness
Vote for Emory in STAT Madness, the bracket competition for biomedical research. Emory's 2019 entry covers a sepsis prediction technology.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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"Know Your Numbers" health screenings: Get your free, confidential wellness screening March 7 at the Emory University Hospital Annex Building. Make an appointment (enter "Emory" as your registration key) for this last opportunity to attend an onsite event on Clifton Campus.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Eat green pancakes, whoopie pie and more at Cox Food Hall's early St. Patrick's Day celebration
Eat green pancakes, whoopie pie and more at Cox Food Hall's early St. Patrick's Day celebration

Emory Farmers Market closed March 12 for spring break; returns March 19
Emory Farmers Market closed March 12 for spring break; returns March 19

Emory MSBA team named regional finalists in Risk Management Challenge
Emory MSBA team named regional finalists in Risk Management Challenge
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IN THE NEWS
 
Measles vaccine doesn't cause autism, says a new, decade-long study of half a million people

 

Measles vaccine doesn't cause autism, says a new, decade-long study of half a million people
March 5 |  Saad B. Omer |  Washington Post

Frans de Waal embraces animal emotions in 'Mama's Last Hug'

 

Frans de Waal embraces animal emotions in 'Mama's Last Hug'
March 3 |  Frans de Waal  |  New York Times Book Review

Alzheimer's grows sharply in Georgia, and faster than national average

 

Alzheimer's grows sharply in Georgia, and faster than national average
March 5 |  Monica Parker |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Featured Events
 
Conversations on the Quad

 

Conversations on the Quad
Conversations on the Quad heads inside to the newly renovated Convocation Hall. Douglas Hicks, dean of Oxford College, will discuss "Can Honor be Taught?" at noon; event continues until 1:30 p.m.
When: March 7, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Convocation Hall
Admission: Free
 2019 Women of Excellence Awards

 

2019 Women of Excellence Awards
Celebrate women who have demonstrated extraordinary dedication to issues that affect women at Emory and in the larger community.
When: March 7, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Miller Ward Alumni House
Admission: Free
15th Annual Hamilton E. Holmes Memorial Lecture

 

15th Annual Hamilton E. Holmes Memorial Lecture
Emory law professor Dorothy Brown addresses "Racism Kills: What Part Do You Play?"
When: March 13, 5:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, James B. Williams Education Building, Auditorium Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Data Cleaning
When: March 6, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Deciphering Egyptian Hieroglyphics"
When: March 6, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation
When: March 6, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Film screening: "The Red Desert"
When: March 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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The Animal Studies Society Presents: "Animality and Migration: The Intersecting Oppression of Human and Nonhuman Animals"
When: March 7, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room S319
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation
When: March 7, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Theater: "And God Forbid It Should Be So"
When: March 7, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "The Whole Fracking Story"
When: March 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory University Symphony Orchestra
When: March 7, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: March 8, 9:30 a.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Cross-discipline Conversation: "Off the Record: Linking Faith and Career"
When: March 8, 11:00 a.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: "Taxes: What's Changed and What's Stayed the Same"
When: March 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room 204 (east wing)
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Documenting Data
When: March 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Jewish Chamber Music Concert
When: March 10, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Hillel Center
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: EndNote Introduction
When: March 13, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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