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Tuesday, June 4, 2019
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IMPACT
'Conversations with Claire' video series debuts with President Jimmy Carter
The inaugural episode of Emory President Claire E. Sterk's new video series features President Jimmy Carter, who has been granted tenure after serving as Emory University Distinguished Professor for almost 40 years.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory names chief diversity officer
Emory has named Carol E. Henderson vice provost for diversity and inclusion, chief diversity officer and advisor to the president. She will assume her new role at Emory on August 1, 2019.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory hosts national conference on LGBTQ health
Sexual and gender minority health issues took center stage as Emory hosted the National LGBTQ Health Conference, including a keynote from Chasten Buttigieg, who recalled his own struggles growing up gay in a conservative town.

 

TEACHING
Students gain real-world experience as health coaches for Emory employees
Students taking undergraduate health courses had the opportunity to serve as health coaches for Emory employees, thanks to a new partnership between the Center for the Study of Human Health and Healthy Emory.

 

INSIGHT
Spelman president and Emory professor discuss representation in African American photographs
Spelman College President Mary Schmidt Campbell recently joined Emory professor Kimberly Wallace-Sanders, curator of Emory's "Framing Shadows" exhibit, for a fascinating conversation about portraits of African Americans serving as caregivers for white children.

DISCOVERY
High LDL linked to early-onset Alzheimer's
Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine and the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center have found a link between high LDL cholesterol levels and early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Their findings appear in the May 28 issue of JAMA Neurology.
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Take Note
 
Join Operation: Eat Right to win prizes and earn medical plan incentives
Join Operation: Eat Right to win prizes and earn medical plan incentives

See schedule of Learning and Organizational Development's new general enrollment classes
See schedule of Learning and Organizational Development's new general enrollment classes

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

Get one-on-one with a dedicated LITS analyst to begin planning your new or redesigned course
Get one-on-one with a dedicated LITS analyst to begin planning your new or redesigned course
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Emory's Impact
 
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In The News
 
Remain open to possibilities, needs throughout life

 

Remain open to possibilities, needs throughout life
May 31 |  Claire E. Sterk |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 Power is everywhere, but love is supreme

 

Power is everywhere, but love is supreme
May 29 |  George Yancy |  New York Times

 High cholesterol linked to Alzheimer's disease

 

High cholesterol linked to Alzheimer's disease
May 28 |  Thomas Wingo |  Newsweek
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Featured Events
 
Compassion Meditation

 

Compassion Meditation
All are welcome at this weekly hour-long session of compassion meditation.
When: June 5, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
Workshop: Using the Arc Media Tool in Canvas

 

Workshop: Using the Arc Media Tool in Canvas
Learn how this multifaceted audio and video management tool, integrated into Canvas, allows instructors and students to create, manage and interact with media files.
When: June 6, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Dive-In Movie

 

Dive-In Movie
Enjoy a family-friendly film in the cool waters of the SAAC's Olympic size pool
When: June 14, 8:30 p.m.
Where: SAAC Pool
Admission: Free for members; fees for guests and walk-ups
 
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Webinar: Teaching Your Child Responsibility
When: June 5, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation
When: June 6, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Summer Lecture Series: Luther E. Smith Jr. on "Howard Thurman's Prophetic Significance for Today"
When: June 9, 9:45 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, Ward Fellowship Hall; also live-streamed on Facebook
Admission: Free
 
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3-day Workshop: The Science of Printmaking
When: June 10, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: $130 museum members; $160 non-members
 
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Evening MBA Class Visit Night
When: June 10, 5:45 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: June 11, 11:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Health 5K
When: June 13, 7:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Residential Center
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Global Diabetes Research Center Seminar: Julia Critchley on "Are the Infectious Disease Complications of Diabetes Underestimated?"
When: June 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 6001
Admission: Free
 
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Professional Development Class: Civil Treatment for Employees
When: June 19, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road Building
Admission: $60
 
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