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Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019
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STUDENTS
Meet Emory's Class of 2023
Bright and talented, Emory's new first-year class arrived on campus this week primed to step into college life. Together, the Class of 2023 comes to Emory representing some of the nation's most promising young scholars.

 

RESEARCH
Emory receives $2.1 million grant for hypersomnia clinical research
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has awarded a five-year $2.1 million grant to Emory neurologist Lynn Marie Trotti. Researchers will study possible mechanisms behind clarithromycin's effects on sleepiness.

 

PARTNERSHIP
Emory to expand research and treatment for premature infants with intestinal disease
Researchers from Emory's School of Medicine and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta will collaborate to expand research and treatment for patient-families with necrotizing enterocolitis -- a rare but potentially lethal intestinal disease affecting premature and medically fragile infants.

CAMPUS
8 cool facts about the new Emory Student Center
The Emory Student Center has officially opened, just in time to welcome students for fall semester. Check out all of the amenities and innovations in this new campus hub, including many that faculty and staff will enjoy.
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SUMMER HIGHLIGHTS
 
Summer can be a bit slower on campus, but there was still a lot happening all around Emory. Take a look back at some of our most popular stories from the summer.

 

IMPACT
Emory-led digital memorial shines new light on slave voyages
Recently updated, "Slave Voyages: The Transatlantic Slave Trade Database" uses big data to bring history to life, offering researchers and visitors a more complete portrait of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

 

RECOGNITION
'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.

 

SCIENCE
Civil War plant medicines blast drug-resistant bacteria
Studying a guide to plant remedies commissioned during the Civil War, Emory researcher Cassandra Quave finds that three plants have antimicrobial activity against dangerous species of drug-resistant bacteria associated with wound infections.

 

COMMEMORATION
Five years later, Ebola patients return to Emory
As an Ebola epidemic continues in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Emory marks the fifth anniversary of treating the first patients with Ebola in the U.S. by reaffirming its commitment to preparedness and care for global infectious diseases.
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Emory Insider
 
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Save on electronics for back to school:  Faculty and staff can find special and discount prices on computers, accessories, software and other electronics to use for studies and work through the Sparkfly Perks website.
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In the News
 
Why does the Federal Reserve alter our interest rates?

 

Why does the Federal Reserve alter our interest rates?
Aug. 27 |  Ray Hill |  WXIA 11Alive News

Opioid prescription totals falling in Georgia amid deadly epidemic

 

Opioid prescription totals falling in Georgia amid deadly epidemic
Aug. 23 |  Justine Welsh |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Why some professors welcome new lab members with clear expectations -- in writing

 

Why some professors welcome new lab members with clear expectations -- in writing
Aug. 19 |  Jen Heemstra |  Science
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Featured Events
 
Canvas Walk-in Help

 

Canvas Walk-in Help
Drop in between the hours of 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to get questions answered, help with set-ups or to make an appointment.
When: Aug. 28, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
Volleyball: Emory vs. Guilford

 

Volleyball: Emory vs. Guilford
The No. 1-ranked Eagles will play the Guilford Quakers in their season-opening game followed by a second game against Johnson and Wales at 7 p.m.
When: Aug. 30, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
Concert:  Vladimir Milosevic, piano

 

Concert: Vladimir Milosevic, piano
The prominent Serbian pianist will give a recital featuring works by Mozart, Chopin, Bach-Rachmaninoff and Ravel.
When: Aug. 30, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Candler Theology Educational Garden Workday
When: Aug. 29, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Dickey Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Cox Educational Garden Workday
When: Aug. 29, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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The Fixie Free Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: Aug. 29, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Parking deck underneath First-Year Quad, Eagle Row
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas for TAs
When: Aug. 30, 11:45 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: 3D Modeling Basics
When: Aug. 30, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Computing Center, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Sewanee
When: Aug. 30, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center Soccer Field
Admission: Free
 
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Depot Educational Garden Workday
When: Sept. 4, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Depot Garden, next to Kaldi's at the Depot
Admission: Free
 
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Clairmont Educational Garden Workday
When: Sept. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Clairmont Campus
Admission: Free
 
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Amanda Mueller on "Telerobotics and the Future of Robotic Surgery"
When: Sept. 5, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Raspberry Pi
When: Sept. 6, 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Atlanta BeltLine Parade Lantern Making
When: Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: $30
 
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