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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
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DISCOVERY
Civil War plant medicines blast drug-resistant bacteria
Studying a guide to plant remedies commissioned during the Civil War, Emory researcher Cassandra Quave finds that three plants have antimicrobial activity against dangerous species of drug-resistant bacteria associated with wound infections.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory University names Mary Anne Bobinski dean of Emory Law
Mary Anne Bobinski has been named dean of Emory University School of Law. She will assume the post in August 2019, becoming the first woman to serve in the role since the law school's founding in 1916.

 

IMPACT
Emory Healthcare Veterans Program celebrates expansion, doubling the number of veterans treated
The Emory Healthcare Veterans Program is celebrating the opening of new patient treatment and office space and the expansion of its healthcare services for veterans.

INNOVATION
New Emory initiatives drive innovation in the basic sciences
Emory has provided $5 million each to two priority research initiatives: "Biological Discovery through Chemical Innovation" and "From Molecular Pathogenesis to Global Pandemics." This initial financial support is considered seed funding, with the teams aiming to generate additional external funding.

 

CAMPUS
June: 10 things to do at Emory for under $10
June offers a quieter atmosphere on campus, with more time to enjoy events like the Emory Farmers Market's Peach Festival and more flexibility to fit fun activities like walking groups and art exhibits into your schedule.

 

HONORS
Udall Scholar combines environmental sustainability research with action
Emory College student Katelyn Boisvert has been named a 2019 Udall Scholar for her dedication to sustainability and finding practical solutions to environmental concerns. She is Emory's third Udall winner in three years.

SUSTAINABILITY
Emory PATH construction begins
Construction begins this week on the latest leg of Emory's joint project with Atlanta's PATH Foundation: two new bicycle-pedestrian pathways that will help link the South Peachtree Creek PATH trail system to the heart of campus.
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Take Note
 
Lynda.com to become LinkedIn Learning with new courses and features
Lynda.com to become LinkedIn Learning with new courses and features

Nominate candidates for three 2019 International Awards
Nominate candidates for three 2019 International Awards

National LGBTQ Health Conference to be held at Emory May 31 through June 1
National LGBTQ Health Conference to be held at Emory May 31 through June 1

Support the Moultrie Momentum Campaign to raise money for farmworkers and their families
Support the Moultrie Momentum Campaign to raise money for farmworkers and their families
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Emory's Impact
 
Emory Insider

 

Exploring Emory's Impact: The excellence and dedication of our faculty are why students from around the world come to Emory, where they embark on a rigorous and inclusive educational journey that transforms them into tomorrow’s leaders. Get stats and read stories of how Emory is Preparing Engaged Leaders.
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In The News
 
 The transformational power of how you talk about your life

 

The transformational power of how you talk about your life
May 27 |  Robyn Fivush |  BBC

Teen acne may have an upside: Better grades and more life success

 

Teen acne may have an upside: Better grades and more life success
May 23 |  Hugo Mialon |  Today Show

 Emory one-of-a-kind stem cell study underway

 

Emory one-of-a-kind stem cell study underway
May 22 |  Ken Mautner and Paul Root Wolpe |  WAGA-TV
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Featured Events
 
Compassion Meditation

 

Compassion Meditation
All are welcome at this weekly hour-long session of compassion meditation.
When: May 29, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
Emory Farmers Market

 

Emory Farmers Market
Get seasonal, specialty and prepared foods at the Emory Farmer's Market, which runs every other Tuesday in the summer.
When: June 4, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Global Diabetes Research Center Seminar
When: May 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 6001
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation
When: May 30, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
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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June
 
Summer Lecture Series: Robert M. Franklin Jr. on "Moral Leadership and the Arc of Racial Healing and Justice"
When: June 2, 9:45 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, Ward Fellowship Hall; also live-streamed on Facebook
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Kirby Jackson Learning Series: Let's Talk About Mental Illness and Suicide
When: June 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Room P01
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Webinar: Teaching Your Child Responsibility
When: June 5, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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