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Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019
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ACHIEVEMENT
Extraordinary students make up new class of Emory Scholars
The newest cohort of Emory Scholars, recipients of the university's top merit scholarships, highlight the outstanding achievements and exceptional promise of the Class of 2023.

 

WELLNESS
Emory Healthy Kitchen Collaborative launches with 40 employee participants
A new initiative to help improve employee health and wellness, the Emory Healthy Kitchen, is now under way. Participants gain information for themselves and their families, plus contribute data as part of a clinical trial.

 

COLLABORATION
Nationwide clinical research program to improve population health reports on early progress
The National Institutes of Health's historic All of Us Research Program released initial summary data from thousands of participants and reported considerable progress in its mission to advance precision medicine.

 

COMMUNITY
Local students gain valuable workforce experience at Emory
For the sixth consecutive year, Emory has partnered with Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School in its Corporate Work Study Program. Students work entry-level jobs to gain experience and help pay educational costs.

ACTIVITIES
10 things to do this month for $10 or less
September is loaded with options for entertainment and learning, with many free or under $10. Choose from concerts, men's and women's soccer, volleyball with the No. 1-ranked Eagles (who already have a 3-0 record this season), workshops and more.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Emory Global Health Institute to hold Sept. 9 forum on U.S. measles outbreak
Emory Global Health Institute to hold Sept. 9 forum on U.S. measles outbreak

Learn best practices and methodology with Emory Foundations for Online Teaching
Learn best practices and methodology with Emory Foundations for Online Teaching

Emory Libraries launches preview of newly designed website
Emory Libraries launches preview of newly designed website
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Keep safe on campus: The SafeRide app can help you stay safe by allowing you to reserve a ride from your office or other building on campus. It also provides real-time vehicle tracking and alerts you when the bus is 3-5 minutes away from picking you up.
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In the News
 
Georgia reports of child abuse rise, but numbers don't tell whole story

 

Georgia reports of child abuse rise, but numbers don't tell whole story
Aug. 29 |  Melissa Carter |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Search for 'gay genes' comes up short in large new study

 

Search for 'gay genes' comes up short in large new study
Aug. 29 |  Cecile Janssens |  NPR

Uncontrolled high blood pressure is cutting into heart disease progress

 

Uncontrolled high blood pressure is cutting into heart disease progress
Aug. 27 |  Laurence Sperling |  NBC News
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Featured Events
 
 Screening: "Forbidden Paradise" (1924)

 

Screening: "Forbidden Paradise" (1924)
Watch this rarely seen silent film by Ernst Lubitsch featuring live keyboard accompaniment by acclaimed pianist Donald Sosin.
When: Sept. 4, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 Timothy Albrecht Performs Bach Live

 

Timothy Albrecht Performs Bach Live
The university organist performs an hour-long recital of organ monuments, including the Prelude and Fugue in E-Flat Major and Prelude and Fugue in E Minor.
When: Sept. 8, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Webinar: Home Alone? When Kids Outgrow Child Care

 

Webinar: Home Alone? When Kids Outgrow Child Care
Learn the signs for readiness, general laws around self-care, and ways to help keep your child safe as he or she grows and becomes more independent.
When: Sept. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Getting Started with Canvas
When: Sept. 4, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
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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Faculty Seminar Series: Roger Rochat on "Public Health and Abortion in My Professional Life"
When: Sept. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
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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Contemplative Science Seminar
When: Sept. 4, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 220
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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Candler Theology Educational Garden Workday
When: Sept. 5, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Dickey Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Cox Educational Garden Workday
When: Sept. 5, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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The Fixie Free Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: Sept. 5, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Parking deck underneath First-Year Quad, Eagle Row
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation
When: Sept. 5, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
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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Workshop for Families: Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Making
When: Sept. 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: $30
 
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Global Health Forum: "Turning the Tide on the U.S. Measles Outbreak"
When: Sept. 9, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Rita Anne Rollins Room
Admission: Free
 
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Perry Brickman Book Signing
When: Sept. 9, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Kirsten Scott, Mezzo Soprano
When: Sept. 9, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Sept. 10, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Discussions in Canvas - Live Session
When: Sept. 10, 12:15 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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