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Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019
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COLLABORATION
Emory student travels to London for mosquito research
Rising Emory junior Kasey Cervantes is spending the last weeks of his summer contributing to a database that will help uncover when mosquitoes developed the insecticide resistance that hinders malaria eradication.

 

HEALTH
Emory Women's Sports & Wellness Conference features health experts, new technologies and treatments
Learn about health and wellness issues for female athletes of all ages and fitness levels. The event on Saturday, Aug. 17, is free and open to athletes, coaches, parents or others interested in health topics.

 

ARTS
Emory explores the legacy of Billy Wilder in free film series
Emory Cinematheque has announced the schedule for its fall semester film series, which will focus on the work of legendary writer and director Billy Wilder. Weekly screenings take place Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. from Aug. 28 through Dec. 4.

SUPPORT
Injury Prevention Research Center awarded $4.2 million by CDC
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded $4.2 million over the next five years to fund the Injury Prevention Research Center at Emory, a center designed to reduce the top causes of injury and injury death in Georgia and the Southeast.
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Take Note
 
School of Nursing faculty member receives $2.2 million research grant
School of Nursing faculty member receives $2.2 million research grant

Woodruff Library on reduced hours for Summer Intersession through Aug. 27
Woodruff Library on reduced hours for Summer Intersession through Aug. 27

Apply to join academic learning communities on artificial intelligence; teaching and learning scholarship; or mentoring diverse students in labs
Apply to join academic learning communities on artificial intelligence; teaching and learning scholarship; or mentoring diverse students in labs

Emory's tobacco-free policy prohibits vaping; help available to quit smoking
Emory's tobacco-free policy prohibits vaping; help available to quit smoking
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Join the Workout Time Challenge. For the next five out of seven days (through Aug. 18), track your exercise as a Workout Time Healthy Habit. Sign up with Healthy Emory Connect and learn more about what is available to help you be healthier.
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In the News
 
Emory business school marks 100 years

 

Emory business school marks 100 years
Aug. 10 |  Julie Barefoot |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Emory program gives young adults with autism taste of independence

 

Emory program gives young adults with autism taste of independence
Aug. 7 |  Emory Autism Center, Catherine Rice |  FOX-5 Atlanta

The history of man vs. mosquito

 

The history of man vs. mosquito
Aug. 7 |  Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec |  CBS This Morning
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Featured Events
 
Educational Garden Workdays

 

Educational Garden Workdays
Take an opportunity to get some movement, do something productive and get free food by working in Emory's Educational Gardens around campus. See below the various opportunities in the different gardens.
When: Aug. 14
Where: Campus Educational Gardens
Admission: Free
 Guided Meditation at Emory

 

Guided Meditation at Emory
All are welcome to come to guided meditation with the Emory Buddhist Club to learn about meditation and Buddhism.
When: Aug. 22, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Depot Educational Garden Workday
When: Aug. 14, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Depot Educational Garden, located beside Kaldi's at the Depot
Admission: Free
 
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Clairmont Educational Garden Workday
When: Aug. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Clairmont Campus
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Copying Courses In Canvas
When: Aug. 14, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
The Fixie Free Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: Aug. 15, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Parking deck underneath First-Year Quad, Eagle Row
Admission: Free
 
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Eagle Row Educational Garden Workday
When: Aug. 16, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Eagle Row Garden, beside the tennis courts
Admission: Free
 
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Summer Lecture Series: Alison Greene on "Histories of Race and Southern Churches in the 20th Century"
When: Aug. 18, 9:45 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, Ward Fellowship Hall; also live-streamed on Facebook
Admission: Free
 
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Candler Theology Educational Garden Workday
When: Aug. 20, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Dickey Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Canvas 101
When: Aug. 21, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Department of Medicine Honors and Awards Celebration
When: Aug. 21, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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43rd Annual J.D. Martin Professorship: Leigh A. Neumayer on "So You Want to be a Leader: Lessons Learned From a Path Less Traveled"
When: Aug. 22, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Cox Educational Garden Workday
When: Aug. 22, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Summer Farmers Markets
When: Aug. 27, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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