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For Faculty and Staff of Emory University
Thursday, May 16, 2019
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CAMPUS
Staff Fest returns Friday to celebrate Emory employees
Come out to the Quad on Friday to enjoy food, dancing, games, a fun run/walk, the annual volleyball tournament and more. Traditionally held the Friday after Commencement, Staff Fest thanks Emory employees for dedication throughout the academic year.

 

INSIGHT
Emory expert explores artificial intelligence and 'deep ethics' in TedX Atlanta talk
Advances in neurotechnology, genetics and artificial intelligence will challenge what it means to be human and change our ethics, argues Paul Root Wolpe, director of the Emory Center for Ethics.

 

IMPACT
Awards fund collaborative research linking health sciences and Emory College
Emory's Woodruff Health Sciences Center and Office of the Provost have announced the recipients of the Synergy II/Nexus Awards, which support collaborative research projects driven by cross-disciplinary cohorts of faculty.

 

ENVIRONMENT
Study shows Paris Agreement climate targets can be cost-effective
New research offers economic vindication of the Paris Agreement temperature targets, stating that health benefits resulting from reductions in air pollution significantly outweigh any near-term costs, especially in developing regions.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Mapped: The future of the School of Medicine's Class of 2019
With the aid of an interactive map, explore the broad range of institutions the graduating class from the School of Medicine were matched with this year for their medical residencies.

AWARDS
Faculty, staff honored for teaching, mentoring and more
Faculty and staff were recognized with multiple awards at the 2019 school diploma ceremonies. See the honorees from each of the nine schools that make up Emory University.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Rent a bike for the summer: Emory partner Bicycle South offers rental bikes for $50 from May through August. Transportation and Parking Services will contact you to schedule a pick-up time at the Parking Office. You can also lease a bike lock for $15, $5 of which will be refunded to you when you turn it in. 
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Take Note
 
Emory libraries move to summer hours through August
Emory libraries move to summer hours through August

Annual Resident Research Day celebrates resident accomplishments and Emory's collaborative research environment
Annual Resident Research Day celebrates resident accomplishments and Emory's collaborative research environment

CFDE sponsors informal summer discussion group for major faculty writing projects in all stages
CFDE sponsors informal summer discussion group for major faculty writing projects in all stages
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NOTE TO READERS
 
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Summer schedule: With the academic year concluded, Emory Report shifts to weekly publication. Look for a new issue in your inbox every Tuesday throughout the summer; twice-weekly publication resumes Aug. 26. Please visit the Emory News Center for daily headlines and events.
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In The News
 
 What Trump's PrEP deal means for the spread of HIV

 

What Trump's PrEP deal means for the spread of HIV
May 14 |  Carlos del Rio |  PBS "News Hour"

The road to graduation for Emory University students

 

The road to graduation for Emory University students
May 14 |  Samuel Zinga and Chris Batterman |  WABE-FM "Closer Look"

 U.S. environment agency cuts funding for kids' health studies

 

U.S. environment agency cuts funding for kids' health studies
May 13 |  Linda McCauley |  Nature
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Featured Events
 
Bike to Work Day

 

Bike to Work Day
Join others from Emory and the CDC who bike, or are interested in biking, to work.
When: May 17, 7:30 a.m.
Where: Emory Point
Admission: Free
Special Olympics 2019

 

Special Olympics 2019
Cheer on the participants in this year's State Summer Games, held at Emory through May 19.
When: May 17, 7:30 p.m.
Where: McDonough Field for Opening Ceremony
Admission: Free
5K Scrub Run and Community Health Festival

 

5K Scrub Run and Community Health Festival
Enjoy this annual 5K and health festival of fun and fitness with free health screenings.
When: May 18, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Johns Creek Hospital
Admission: $25
 
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Set Up Your Canvas Gradebook
When: May 21, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
22
May
 
Post Doc Social Mixer: Food for Thought
When: May 22, 1:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 464
Admission: Free
 
22
May
 
Compassion Meditation
When: May 22, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
23
May
 
14th Annual Harlan Stone Lecture in Trauma: Clay Burlew on Complex Pelvic Trauma Management
When: May 23, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Guided Meditation
When: May 23, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing Safety Personnel Day
When: May 25, 9:00 a.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Conference Room 114
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Sunday FUNday for Families: Indigo
When: May 26, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Executive MPH Information Session: Emory University Employees
When: May 31, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Rollins School of Public Health
Admission: Free
 
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