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SCIENCE
Chameleons inspire 'smart skin' that changes color in sun
While a chameleon can alter its skin color, scientists have struggled to make a photonic crystal "smart skin" that changes color in response to the environment without also changing size. Emory chemists might have found a solution, documented in a new study.

 

COLLABORATION
Infectious diseases symposium to kick off internal funding program
On Sept. 19, Emory's first Infectious Diseases Across Scales Symposium will bring together faculty, students and researchers who are involved in interdisciplinary work that transcends traditional boundaries.

 

ART
'Pop-up' lab allows Carlos Museum visitors to encounter art conservation in action
Visitors to the Carlos Museum can watch conservators as they work to restore the "Cosmic Man" this month. Learn more about the treatment process at a special program on Thursday, Sept. 19.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory Healthcare Network expands footprint to Columbus, GA
The Emory Healthcare Network is stretching beyond metro Atlanta and southwest into Columbus, Ga., by adding St. Francis Hospital physicians and providers to its clinically integrated network.

CAMPUS
Celebrating the new Emory Student Center
The Emory Student Center pulsed with music, lights and laughter, as the campus community came together Wednesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the innovative new space. Emory's most energy-efficient building, the student center recently earned LEED Platinum certification, the highest possible sustainability rating.
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TAKE NOTE
 
'Bearing Witness' to reflect on history and ongoing legacy of racial violence and injustice
'Bearing Witness' to reflect on history and ongoing legacy of racial violence and injustice

This workshop can give insight into understanding publishing contracts for journal articles
This workshop can give insight into understanding publishing contracts for journal articles

Emory hosting macroeconomics workshop to build ties between researchers, boost graduate students' work
Emory hosting macroeconomics workshop to build ties between researchers, boost graduate students' work
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In the News
 
Scientists rethink Alzheimer's, diversifying the drug search

 

Scientists rethink Alzheimer's, diversifying the drug search
Sept. 10 |  Allen Levey |  New York Times

Warning: Mysterious vaping illness has now spread to Georgia

 

Warning: Mysterious vaping illness has now spread to Georgia
Sept. 10 |  Srihari Veeraraghavan |  WSB-TV

An Atlanta cop, truck driver and sleep specialist tell us how to cope with working all night

 

An Atlanta cop, truck driver and sleep specialist tell us how to cope with working all night
Sept. 10 |  Ann E. Rogers |  Atlanta Magazine
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Featured Events
 
Gallery Talk: Walter Melion on "Through a Glass, Darkly"

 

Gallery Talk: Walter Melion on "Through a Glass, Darkly"
The co-curator leads visitors through the latest exhibition on Netherlandish prints.
When: Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
Film Screening: "The Most Dangerous Year"

 

Film Screening: "The Most Dangerous Year"
See this award-winning documentary about transgender rights, bathroom bills and the families of transgender kids, followed by a Q&A with director Vlada Knowlton.
When: Sept. 19, 7:00 p.m.
Where: School of Law, Tull Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Introduction to Zotero
When: Sept. 13, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Tailoring
When: Sept. 13, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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Annual Paul M. Fernhoff Family Fun and Duck Race
When: Sept. 14, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Student Activity and Academic Center, pool
Admission: $5 per duck suggested donation
 
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JWJI Race & Difference Colloquium: Alvin Tillery on "Is the #BlackLivesMatter Movement Winning?"
When: Sept. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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David Kaye on "Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet"
When: Sept. 16, 12:15 p.m.
Where: Gambrell Hall, Tull Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: Robyn Schiff, poet
When: Sept. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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David Leinweber on "Mary Magdalen and the Provencal Saints"
When: Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Sept. 17, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: ArcGIS Online and StoryMaps
When: Sept. 17, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Art Exhibition and Conversation with Thought Leaders Linda Ellis and Valerie Morvan
When: Sept. 17, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Gallery Space
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Col Legno Bassoon and Percussion Duo
When: Sept. 17, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Constitution Day Lecture: Jeffrey Tulis on "Anti-Federalists' Reaction to the American Constitution"
When: Sept. 18, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Lecture Room
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: 3D Modeling
When: Sept. 18, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Double Indemnity" (1944)
When: Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Southern Circuit Film Series: "Same God"
When: Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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BIO 141 Movie Night: "Mass Extinctions: Life at the Brink"
When: Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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