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INSIGHT
Five surprising facts about fathers
Want to do something special for a father on June 16? Try asking him what he finds most rewarding about being a dad. Emory anthropologist James Rilling interviewed 120 new fathers, finding most reported an increase in how enthusiastic, proud and inspired they felt after talking about their experiences as fathers.

 

HONORS
Tayari Jones wins Women's Prize for Fiction for 'American Marriage'
Emory professor Tayari Jones has won the prestigious Women's Prize for Fiction for her fourth book, "An American Marriage." The prize honors the year's best novel written in English by a woman of any nationality.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory among top 100 worldwide universities granted U.S. patents
Emory University is ranked 47th in the world among universities granted U.S. utility patents in 2018, according to a new report released by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.

INTERNATIONAL
Emory receives historic $180 million grant funding innovative efforts to prevent child mortality in developing countries
The Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance network, a global health network headquartered in the Emory Global Health Institute, has been awarded the university's largest-ever single grant.

 

RESEARCH
Pneumonia mapped in largest genomic survey of any disease-causing bacterium
Researchers have mapped the most common bacterial cause of pneumonia around the world and revealed how these bacteria evolve in response to vaccination.

 

CAMPUS
Emory sports teams win three NCAA Division III national championships
Emory's varsity athletics teams won three NCAA Division III national championships in the 2018-19 season, with volleyball, women's swimming and diving, and men's tennis bringing home top honors.

PERSPECTIVES
Video: 'Conversations with Claire' with President Carter
Watch Emory President Claire E. Sterk's full interview with President Jimmy Carter, who has been granted tenure after serving as Emory University Distinguished Professor for almost 40 years.
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EMORY IMPACT
 
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Community impact: A deep commitment to volunteerism runs through Emory, from students working among refugee populations to providing millions of dollars' worth of indigent health care throughout metro Atlanta. Explore how Emory is a leader in caring for the Community, in Atlanta and beyond.  
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Take Note
 
Emory University Hospital front entrance and pedestrian bridge closed through July 2
Emory University Hospital front entrance and pedestrian bridge closed through July 2

Summer Walking Groups kick off June 12 at the Quad and at the Tunnel
Summer Walking Groups kick off June 12 at the Quad and at the Tunnel

Emory Healthy Kitchen pilot program offers hands-on learning in nutrition, movement and mindfulness
Emory Healthy Kitchen pilot program offers hands-on learning in nutrition, movement and mindfulness

Emory golfers earn All-Region and All-America Scholar recognition
Emory golfers earn All-Region and All-America Scholar recognition
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Take the challenge to develop better eating habits: Join the "Operation Eat Right" challenge, which runs through July 14. Complete nutrition missions, log your activity on Healthy Emory Connect, earn points for your medical plan incentives and have a chance to win prizes.
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In The News
 
Georgia's 10 best employers for 2019, according to Forbes

 

Georgia's 10 best employers for 2019, according to Forbes
June 8 |  Emory University and Emory Healthcare |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Does chronic inflammation reduce motivation?

 

Does chronic inflammation reduce motivation?
June 6 |  Michael Treadway, Andrew Miller, Jessica Cooper |  Psychology Today

 Is MRI screening worth it for breast cancer survivors?

 

Is MRI screening worth it for breast cancer survivors?
June 4 |  Mary Newell |  U.S. News & World Report
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Featured Events
 
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 allows instructors and students to create, manage and interact with media files. Also June 17 at 12 p.m.
When: June 12, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
WaterHub Tours

 

WaterHub Tours
Take a tour of Emory's unique, nationally renowned hub that cleans and recycle water. Summer tours are held twice weekly on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. and Fridays at 10 a.m.
When: June 14, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Drive
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: "If It's Not from Within, It's Without: Using Executive Functioning to Balance a Career with a Passion Project"
When: June 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Evening MBA Virtual Application Drop-In Workshop
When: June 12, 5:00 p.m.
Where:  Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation
When: June 12, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
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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Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: June 13, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
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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Guided Meditation
When: June 13, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Summer Lecture Series: Theodore "Ted" Weber on "Reflections from the American Civil Rights Movement"
When: June 16, 9:45 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, Ward Fellowship Hall; also live-streamed on Facebook
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market: Peach Festival
When: June 18, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Professional Development Class: Communicating with Impact
When: June 20, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road Building
Admission: $60
 
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