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Thursday, April 11, 2019
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SUSTAINABILITY
Emory University Hospital Tower awarded LEED Silver certification for healthy, green building design
The Emory University Hospital Tower has been awarded LEED Silver certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) by the U.S. Green Building Council. It is the first Emory Healthcare building to be LEED certified at Emory. Learn how it meets high standards for air quality, energy efficiency and locally sourced materials.

 

INSIGHT
Young children alter behavior to please others, Emory grad student's research finds
In a new TEDxAtlanta talk, psychology PhD student Sara Botto explains her experiments showing how children develop sensitivity to others' evaluations even before they learn to speak in simple sentences.

 

HONORS
Podcast by Emory professor nominated for Peabody Award
"Buried Truths," a podcast led by Emory professor Hank Klibanoff based on his work with students in Emory's Georgia Civil Rights Cold Cases Project, is nominated for the Peabody Awards, which celebrate compelling stories in broadcast and digital media.

 

CAMPUS
Emory Community Police Academy offers inside look at EPD's service
The Emory Police Department's Community Police Academy recently graduated its third class of participants interested in learning more about EPD and the officers who serve and protect the Emory community.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory's Denim Day supports survivors of sexual assault, violence
Emory students, faculty and staff are encouraged to wear denim on Wednesday, April 17, for Denim Day, an annual event intended to show support for ending sexual violence.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Get subsidized back-up emergency care: When your caregiving arrangements fall through, you have an Emory benefit that will help. The Back-Up Care Advantage Program provides university-subsidized emergency back-up care for infants through elderly, available to benefits eligible faculty and staff, and to students of the Laney Graduate School.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Goizueta Business School's Start:ME program awards 47 promising entrepreneurs in metro community
Goizueta Business School's Start:ME program awards 47 promising entrepreneurs in metro community

Emory Integrity Project hosts two-day symposium on "Reimagining Culture: Integrity in Higher Education"
Emory Integrity Project hosts two-day symposium on "Reimagining Culture: Integrity in Higher Education"

Innovation Showcase features inventions, ideas, technologies
Innovation Showcase features inventions, ideas, technologies

Apply for a Classroom Mini Grant by April 26 to fund guest presenters, class travel, outside course materials
Apply for a Classroom Mini Grant by April 26 to fund guest presenters, class travel, outside course materials
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IN THE NEWS
 
 Would 'Medicare for all' save billions or cost billions?

 

Would 'Medicare for all' save billions or cost billions?
April 10 |  Kenneth Thorpe |  New York Times

 Listen up: Four poets have something to say about race, gender and violence

 

Listen up: Four poets have something to say about race, gender and violence
April 8 |  Jericho Brown |  Washington Post

 New program offers meals for those recovering from congestive heart failure

 

New program offers meals for those recovering from congestive heart failure
April 7 |  Emory Healthcare |  Associated Press
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Seamus Heaney 80th Birthday Reading

 

Seamus Heaney 80th Birthday Reading
Emory's Irish Studies Program presents a reading by Irish poets Vona Groarke and Nick Laird in honor of the late Nobel Prize-winning poet's 80th birthday.
When: April 13, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
Birdfest

 

Birdfest
Birds in art, in the night sky, in the museum, in theater and in concert are all included in the Michael C. Carlos Museum's festival for the birds.
When: April 14, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory Planetarium, Woodruff Library
Admission: Free; museum admission if applicable
Bound with History: Encounters with the Rose Library's Collections: "History of the Early Book"

 

Bound with History: Encounters with the Rose Library's Collections: "History of the Early Book"
Hear two book historians discuss books from the 15th and 16th centuries and see rare items in the Rose Library collection.
When: April 17, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: April 12, 9:30 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Crossroads: Anti-Racism Training
When: April 12, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Webinar: Homebuying 101
When: April 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Take Better Photos: How to Avoid 5 Common Mistakes
When: April 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Room 203
Admission: Free
 
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Chamber music concert: Inna Faliks, piano
When: April 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Talk: "Psychoanalytic Reflections on Immanence, Finitude and Emancipation"
When: April 12, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Theater: "The Tatischeff Café"
When: April 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mary Gray Munroe Theater
Admission: $15, $5 all students
 
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Concert: Emily Brebach, English horn
When: April 12, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Chamber Ensembles
When: April 14, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Donna J. Brogan Lecture in Biostatistics: "Precision Discovery of Neuroimaging Biomarkers for Parkinson's Disease"
When: April 15, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 8030
Admission: Free
 
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Colloquium: "And The Flesh Was Made Word"
When: April 15, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar: "Watershed Level Impact of Septic Water Systems on Water Quality in Metro Atlanta"
When: April 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Nochera: An Evening of Lorca's Ballads
When: April 16, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Campus Life Pavilion
Admission: Free
 
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Conversations on UMC LGBTQIA+ Decision
When: April 17, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free; register by noon April 12
 
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Meet Me @ Lullwater or the Tunnel
When: April 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve OR the Emory University Hospital Tunnel Entrance
Admission: Free
 
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Boris Richir Master Class: Paris Opera Ballet Technique
When: April 17, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Aviator" (2004)
When: April 17, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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