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Tuesday, July 30, 2019
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RANKINGS
Emory University Hospital ranked No.1, Emory Saint Joseph's ranked No. 2 in Georgia by U.S. News and World Report
For the eighth consecutive year, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Emory University Hospital the No. 1 hospital in Georgia and metro Atlanta in its 2019-2020 Best Hospitals Guide. Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown also earned spots on the list.

 

PROGRESS
Emory marks fifth anniversary of first Ebola patients treated in U.S.
Emory has learned much about Ebola virus disease since accepting the first patient for treatment in the U.S. on Aug. 2, 2014. Hear directly from Emory Healthcare providers and Ebola patients treated here in a special Facebook Live event on Friday at 10 a.m.

 

ENVIRONMENT
Artificial intelligence helps Emory scientist, students examine air pollution
With support from Microsoft's Artificial Intelligence for Earth program, Emory environmental scientist Eri Saikawa and her students aim to create an early warning system for dangerous air pollution levels in Nepal.

RESEARCH
Chemists teach old drug new tricks to target deadly staph bacteria
Emory chemist Bill Wuest leads a team of students fighting drug-resistant bacteria. Their most recent work, published in PNAS, helped verify how bithionol can weaken the cell membranes of deadly staph bacteria.

 

INSIGHT
Opinion: Much progress made, much work remains on HIV/AIDS crisis
Featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Emory President Claire E. Sterk argues that the urgency of HIV/AIDS is ever-present.

 

COLLABORATION
Emory Healthcare expands primary care footprint with One Medical partnership
Emory Healthcare is expanding its primary care footprint through a new partnership with One Medical, a modernized primary care organization combining seamless digital health and premier in-office care.

CAMPUS
August: 10 things to do for $10 or less
August starts quietly, but moves into first gear by month's end as activities and events for fall semester get going. Find something fun to fill your time, whether it's catching the first game of the season for the Emory women's soccer team or hearing poet Richard Blanco at the Decatur Book Festival-PEN America keynote.
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Take Note
 
Sign up for Winship Win the Fight 5K; run/walk to raise money for cancer fight is Oct. 5
Sign up for Winship Win the Fight 5K; run/walk to raise money for cancer fight is Oct. 5

Single tickets for 2019-20 Candler Concert Series performances go on sale Aug. 5; employee discounts apply
Single tickets for 2019-20 Candler Concert Series performances go on sale Aug. 5; employee discounts apply

Meet Emory vendors and learn about their services at Aug. 6 supplier fair
Meet Emory vendors and learn about their services at Aug. 6 supplier fair
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Get tips on planning for your financial future: Retirement planning is a smart move at any age. Fidelity Investments, TIAA and Vanguard, Emory’s three vendors, offer individual counseling sessions on campus throughout the year. Representatives can help you navigate investing for retirement, examine the benefits of a Traditional vs. Roth 403(b) and offer ideas on diversifying your portfolio.
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In The News
 
Why we need good mentoring

 

Why we need good mentoring
July 29 |  Anita Corbitt |  Nature

13 ways orangutans are just like humans

 

13 ways orangutans are just like humans
July 28 |  Frans de Waal |  Reader's Digest

Sure signs that a relationship is developing

 

Sure signs that a relationship is developing
July 24 |  Emory researchers |  Psychology Today
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Featured Events
 
Webinar: "Making the Grade: Helping Your Child Achieve in School"

 

Webinar: "Making the Grade: Helping Your Child Achieve in School"
Learn how to make your family life education-friendly and gather tips to be an effective advocate for your child in school.
When: Aug. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Emory Farmers Market

 

Emory Farmers Market
Enjoy the delicious, convenient and sustainable food options offered by local Georgia farmers and small business owners.
When: Aug. 13, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation
When: July 31, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Workshop: Using Studio (formerly Arc) Media Tool in Canvas
When: Aug. 1, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Online; 2nd session Aug. 6 at 11 a.m.
Admission: Free
 
01
Aug.
 
The Fixie Free Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: Aug. 1, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Parking deck underneath First-Year Quad, Eagle Row
Admission: Free
 
02
Aug.
 
WaterHub Tour
When: Aug. 2, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
02
Aug.
 
Eagle Row Educational Garden Workday
When: Aug. 2, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Eagle Row Garden beside the tennis courts
Admission: Free
 
04
Aug.
 
Summer Lecture Series: Elizabeth Corrie on "Christian Vocation and White Fragility"
When: Aug. 4, 9:45 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, Ward Fellowship Hall; also live-streamed on Facebook
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Emory Recycling Center Tour
When: Aug. 5, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Recycling Center, Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
05
Aug.
 
Workshop: Canvas 101
When: Aug. 5, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
06
Aug.
 
Cox Educational Garden Workday
When: Aug. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Garden, Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
07
Aug.
 
Workshop: Copying Courses In Canvas
When: Aug. 7, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
08
Aug.
 
Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: Aug. 8, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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