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IMPACT
Season wrap-up of 'Your Fantastic Mind' covers stroke and epilepsy
In the season finale of "Your Fantastic Mind," Georgia Public Broadcasting partners with Emory to cover care for stroke victims and a radical treatment that helped Ja'lisa Thomas, who suffered from epilepsy so severe that she couldn't work or drive.

 

RESEARCH
NIH $17 million grant will promote healthy aging in people with HIV
The National Institutes of Health awarded a seven-year grant totaling $17 million to Emory researchers to study the impact of chronic health conditions -- including heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders -- that affect men and women living with HIV.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Beinecke Scholar studies psychology to help children become more resilient
Emory junior Darien "Penny" McElwee has been named one of just 18 Beinecke Scholars nationwide. After conducting extensive undergraduate research, she plans to pursue a PhD in psychology, exploring how children develop resiliency.

 

TEACHING
Emory courses take food from textbook to table and clinic to kitchen
Food's impact on health is the focus of two courses at Emory bridging the university's resources across the health sciences and liberal arts with the culinary expertise of Emory Dining, including hands-on cooking lessons.

 

CAMPUS
Consulting club gives students rapid intro to biotech business
The Emory Biotech Consulting Club aims to pair student advisory teams with fledgling startup companies emerging from university research.

COMMUNITY
Remembrance ceremony honors Emory nurse who served in World War I
On the 100th anniversary of her death, a special remembrance ceremony was held for nurse Camille O'Brien, the only member of the Emory Unit to die in France during World War I. Watch videos to learn her inspiring story.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Get price perks at this gift-giving time of year: Emory Sparkfly Discounts, specifically for Emory employees, has discounts on flowers and gifts for your Mother's Day recipients and graduation gifts of all types.  
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TAKE NOTE
 
Emory staff honored for service, from 25 to 50 years
Emory staff honored for service, from 25 to 50 years

Apply for free Emory Startup Launch Accelerator Program to jumpstart your new business
Apply for free Emory Startup Launch Accelerator Program to jumpstart your new business

Learn how to use Emory's new travel booking experience with online training
Learn how to use Emory's new travel booking experience with online training
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IN THE NEWS
 
Analysis: Don't use the royal birth to trot out a dangerous myth

 

Analysis: Don't use the royal birth to trot out a dangerous myth
May 7 |  Nsenga Burton |  CNN

 How helpful would a genetic test for obesity risk be?

 

How helpful would a genetic test for obesity risk be?
May 6 |  Cecile Janssens |  NPR

If the economy keeps its momentum, 2020 will be Trump's to lose

 

If the economy keeps its momentum, 2020 will be Trump's to lose
May 3 |  Alan Abramowitz |  Washington Post
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
 Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra

 

Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra
The Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra and Emory Junior Chamber Orchestra present an evening of orchestral masterworks, featuring the winner of the 2019 Emory Youth Symphony Concerto Competition.
When: May 8, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Film screening and discussion: "Beautiful Boy"

 

Film screening and discussion: "Beautiful Boy"
Based on a pair of father-son memoirs, this film will be followed by a discussion of addiction.
When: May 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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Science Advocacy Panel hosted by Association of Women in Science
When: May 8, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Emerson Hall, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Grad Student Writing Day
When: May 8, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room S107
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation
When: May 8, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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"Framing Shadows/Framing Lives: A Rosemary Magee Creativity Conversation" with Kimberly Wallace-Sanders and Mary Schmidt Campbell
When: May 8, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Schatten Gallery and Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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19th Annual Gerald Zwiren Lectureship in Pediatric Surgery: "Fetal Surgery: Past, Present and Future"
When: May 9, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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The Fixie Free Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: May 9, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Longstreet-Means Parking Deck
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation
When: May 9, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
11
May
 
Candler Singers Spring Concert
When: May 11, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
12
May
 
Cherry Emerson Memorial Alumni Concert
When: May 12, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Miller-Ward Alumni House
Admission: Free
 
14
May
 
Employee Information Session on MBA for Working Professionals
When: May 14, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Auditorium, Room 130
Admission: Free
 
14
May
 
Workshop: Get Started with Canvas
When: May 14, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
15
May
 
Workshop: Grey Literature
When: May 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_63
Admission: Free
 
15
May
 
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing: Green Your Space Day!
When: May 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: 1520 Building
Admission: Free
 
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Short-Term Medical Missions Symposium
When: May 15, 6:00 p.m.
Where: The Task Force for Global Health, 330 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar and poster presentations: CFAR Network Science
When: May 16, 5:15 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free; RSVP in advance
 
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