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Tuesday, April 30, 2019
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IMPACT
Emory's Start:ME program helps small businesses in local communities
Led by Emory's Goizueta Business School, the Start:ME business accelerator program provides support and grants to entrepreneurs in Clarkston, East Lake and Southside Atlanta. Get to know the businesses in the spring 2019 cohort, which account for more than $1.7 million in revenue and 65 jobs.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory holds flag raising ceremony for National Donate Life Month
In recognition of National Donate Life Month, the Emory Transplant Center held a special Donate Life flag raising ceremony at Emory University Hospital to pay tribute to those who have given the gift of life through organ donation.

 

TEACHING
Undergraduate researchers present their work at spring symposium
More than 100 Emory students presented their research last week at the Spring 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium, held for the first time in the Woodruff Library.

 

HEALTH
Emory researchers continue efforts to lower drug-resistant hypertension without medication
The Emory Heart & Vascular Center is participating in an FDA-approved pivotal trial, called CALM-2 , of a novel catheter-based, non-surgical procedure to treat patients with drug-resistant hypertension.

CAMPUS
Emory teams win three UAA championships in one weekend
Emory's softball, women's tennis and men's tennis teams clinched University Athletic Association championships over the weekend, pushing Emory's total UAA championships to more than 200 over the university's history.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Get career coaching and consultations: Emory's Faculty Staff Assistance Program offers free services related to career planning, professional skills enhancement, and workplace dynamics. Coaching and consultation sessions can be in person or over the phone.
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TAKE NOTE
 
May 3 is deadline to apply for the summer cohort of Learning and Organizational Development leadership programs
May 3 is deadline to apply for the summer cohort of Learning and Organizational Development leadership programs

Carlos Museum bookshop will hold annual two-day spring clearance sale May 3-4
Carlos Museum bookshop will hold annual two-day spring clearance sale May 3-4

Sign up to water, weed and eat in Emory's educational gardens
Sign up to water, weed and eat in Emory's educational gardens
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IN THE NEWS
 
 When to screen for autism? New study suggests as young as 14 months

 

When to screen for autism? New study suggests as young as 14 months
April 29 |  Michael Morrier |  CNN

New Emory exhibit shines light on black women once in the 'Shadows'

 

New Emory exhibit shines light on black women once in the 'Shadows'
April 29 |  Kimberly Wallace-Sanders |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 A surprising number of children are accidentally poisoned. Simple steps can prevent that

 

A surprising number of children are accidentally poisoned. Simple steps can prevent that
April 28 |  Maneesha Agarwal  |  Washington Post
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
The Fixie Free Bike Repair and Maintenance

 

The Fixie Free Bike Repair and Maintenance
May is Bike Month and you can get free repairs and advice for maintaining your bike at The Fixie.
When: May 2, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Longstreet-Means Parking Deck
Admission: Free
 Atlanta Master Chorale: "Rain or Shine"

 

Atlanta Master Chorale: "Rain or Shine"
Hear the chorale sing songs to the theme of the sun and rain, storm clouds and clear skies.
When: May 4, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $30, $10 all students
 
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Meet Me @ Lullwater or the Tunnel
When: May 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve OR the Emory University Hospital Tunnel Entrance
Admission: Free
 
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Hubert Department of Health Seminar: Vanessa Oddo on "Social Determinants of Obesity Among Vulnerable Populations"
When: May 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 6001
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation
When: May 1, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Women in Surgery: Then and Now
When: May 2, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
02
May
 
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies: Poetry Reading
When: May 2, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Center, Room 316
Admission: Free
 
02
May
 
Guided Meditation
When: May 2, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Museum Bookshop Spring Clearance Sale
When: May 3, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum bookshop
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Concert: Emory Voice Faculty
When: May 3, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: "Designing a Continuing Writing Class"
When: May 6, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Kemp Malone Library
Admission: Free
 
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Charles C. Shepard Award Poster Presentations
When: May 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Rollins School of Public Health, bridge
Admission: Free
 
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