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ACCOMPLISHMENT
Emory student-athlete conquers Mount Kilimanjaro
Emory volleyball player and nursing student Maureen Schick reached new heights this summer when she climbed to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro with her family.

 

RESEARCH
Winship Cancer Institute awarded prestigious lung cancer grant
Emory's Winship Cancer Institute has been awarded a $9.7 million Specialized Program of Research Excellence grant from the National Cancer Institute to study new approaches for lung cancer treatment. It's the first grant of its kind awarded in Georgia.

 

CAMPUS
White promoted to vice president for finance and treasury for Emory
Belva White has been promoted to serve as vice president for finance and treasury for Emory University, effective Sept. 1, after serving as chief business, analytics and operations officer for Emory's Goizueta Business School.

 

ARTS
Carlos Museum encourages families to get SmART about art together
New SmARTy Pack activities help children (and their adults) turn visits to the Michael C. Carlos Museum into a hands-on learning experience.

 

RECOGNITION
Emory College graduate wins national leadership award
Leigh Schlecht, who graduated from Emory College in May, has been honored by national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa for her work in journalism, speech and mass media.

FUNDING
NIH awards Emory research team $3.2 million to study eye disease in Ebola survivors
The Emory Eye Center will further study vision-related issues in Ebola virus disease survivors with support from a grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Eye Institute.
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Take Note
 
Burkett exhibit on 'Building Emory's African American Collections' ends July 28
Burkett exhibit on 'Building Emory's African American Collections' ends July 28

CFDE Summer Teaching Intensive is Aug. 8-9; come for one session or all
CFDE Summer Teaching Intensive is Aug. 8-9; come for one session or all

AAE appoints three new leaders in fundraising, alumni and constituent engagement
AAE appoints three new leaders in fundraising, alumni and constituent engagement

Enjoy these contemporary retellings of Greek classics on the Carlos Museum's summer reading list
Enjoy these contemporary retellings of Greek classics on the Carlos Museum's summer reading list

Emory doctor awarded 2019 Lupus Insight Prize
Emory doctor awarded 2019 Lupus Insight Prize
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Emory Insider
 
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Discounts on summer fun: If you want to visit popular attractions like Zoo Atlanta, Stone Mountain Park or the Georgia Aquarium before the summer gets away, stop by the University Center ticket and information desk to check out discounts on tickets to these and other attractions.
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In The News
 
Q&A: 'The most important part of strategy is knowing when to say no'

 

Q&A: 'The most important part of strategy is knowing when to say no'
July 13 |  Jonathan Lewin |  Modern Healthcare

Emory website could play role in reparations argument

 

Emory website could play role in reparations argument
July 12 |  David Eltis, Nafees Khan, Kayla Shipp |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 Judith Butler: When killing women isn't a crime

 

Judith Butler: When killing women isn't a crime
July 10 |  George Yancy |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
Dive-In Movie

 

Dive-In Movie
Enjoy a family-friendly movie while cooling off in the SAAC pool.
When: July 19, 8:15 p.m.
Where: Student Activity and Academic Center, Clairmont Campus
Admission: $3 per person; additional guest fees apply
The College Admission Process: A Planning Workshop for High School Students & Their Parents

 

The College Admission Process: A Planning Workshop for High School Students & Their Parents
Get an overview of admission factors and tips on essays, testing and other helpful factors in getting into college.
When: July 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Oxford Presentation
Admission: Free
Emory Farmers Market Tomato Festival

 

Emory Farmers Market Tomato Festival
Celebrate tomato season with all things tomato, plus the fresh seasonal produce and prepared foods.
When: July 30, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation
When: July 17, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Webinar: Understanding and Leveraging Organizational Culture
When: July 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Surgical Grand Rounds: Medication Assisted Therapies and the Acute Care Visit: Navigating the Overlap Between Pain Management and Opioid Use Disorder
When: July 18, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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The Fixie Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: July 18, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Parking deck beneath the First-Year Quad at Eagle Row
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation
When: July 18, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tours
When: July 19, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Eagle Row Educational Garden Workday
When: July 19, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Eagle Row, adjacent to tennis courts
Admission: Free
 
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Summer Lecture Series: Elizabeth Corrie on "Confronting Racism Through Jesus"
When: July 21, 9:45 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, Ward Fellowship Hall; also live-streamed on Facebook
Admission: Free
 
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Cox Educational Garden Workday
When: July 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Garden
Admission: Free
 
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Candler Theology Educational Garden Workday
When: July 23, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Candler Theology Garden
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Using Studio (formerly Arc) Media Tool in Canvas
When: July 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Canvas 101
When: July 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Leather Pouch Workshop
When: July 26, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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