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COMMUNITY
Emory Healthcare and Atlanta Falcons break ground on new clinic and sports research center
Expected to open in fall 2020, the Emory Orthopaedics and Spine Center at Flowery Branch will provide a new location for patients, while also being an access point for Falcons who may need diagnostic imaging or to be seen by a sports medicine expert.

 

INSIGHT
Provost Lecture Series brings innovative voices to campus
This year's Provost Lecture Series brings three women with powerful voices to the Emory campus to speak on topics ranging from music's ability to move us toward greater justice to gendered conversational styles to improving the American health system. The Oct. 3 program with Meshell Ndegeocello is sold out, but can be viewed live online.

 

SUPPORT
New appointment supports faculty success, recognition
Joel P. Baumgart has been appointed assistant vice provost for faculty success and recognition to further enhance and expand the support faculty require in receiving acknowledgement for their teaching, research and scholarship.

 

HEALTH
'Know Your Numbers' helps Emory employees make healthy choices
The "Know Your Numbers" health screenings held at 85 on-site events earlier this year provided 7,400 Emory employees with important information about their health. You can still earn health plan incentives for screenings through Oct. 25.

ARTS
Emory Dance Program presents world premiere of 'fence' by staibdance
The seed for "fence," which runs Oct. 3-6, comes from Emory dance faculty George Staib's memory of a life-changing event during his childhood in Iran — the murder of two classmates at the Tehran American School where he studied.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Campus groups team up to present 'Vagina Monologues' author's new show, 'I Am an Emotional Creature'
Campus groups team up to present 'Vagina Monologues' author's new show, 'I Am an Emotional Creature'

Deadline for eLearning Conference Grants program is Sept. 30
Deadline for eLearning Conference Grants program is Sept. 30

Take a workshop on writing data management plans for your research
Take a workshop on writing data management plans for your research
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Get 30 days of inspiring ways to beat stress: Sign up for "Refresh from Stress" from the Faculty Staff Assistance Program. Kicking off Oct.1, the program shows you how to enhance emotional health and well-being through fun and easy activities that help improve stress management and resilience. Quick activities offer positive benefits and you can win prizes. 
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In the News
 
 When the slave traders were African

 

When the slave traders were African
Sept. 20 |  David Eltis |  Wall Street Journal

 Allergists debate anticipated FDA approval of a peanut allergy drug

 

Allergists debate anticipated FDA approval of a peanut allergy drug
Sept. 23 |  Brian Vickery |  NPR

 Mental stress linked to later cardiovascular events in those with pre-existing heart disease

 

Mental stress linked to later cardiovascular events in those with pre-existing heart disease
Sept. 23 |  Viola Vaccarino |  Reuters
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Featured Events
 
 Film Screening: "A Foreign Affair" (1948)

 

Film Screening: "A Foreign Affair" (1948)
See director Billy Wilder¿s nervy film critical of the American occupying forces after World War II disguised as a romantic comedy.
When: Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
Performances:  Boyfriend

 

Performances: Boyfriend
Feminist rap cabaret performance artist Boyfriend brings her band, dancers, props and costumes for two shows, including Sept. 28 at 7 p.m.
When: Sept. 27, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Mary Gray Monroe Theater
Admission: Free
Webinar: Suddenly You're a Caregiver

 

Webinar: Suddenly You're a Caregiver
Get guidance through the decision process you face when an ailing loved one can no longer live independently.
When: Oct. 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Introduction to MAXQDA Coding
When: Sept. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Dabney Evans and John Blevins on "Georgia: On the Front Lines of the Abortion Debate"
When: Sept. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Rollins School of Public Health, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Digital Storytelling
When: Sept. 25, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Grand Rounds: "The Unspoken Truth About Surgical Education"
When: Sept. 26, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Focus on Teaching: "Facilitating Learning for Individuals Needing Office of Accessibility Services"
When: Sept. 26, 11:30 a.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar Series: Mark Budolfson on "Quantifying Environmental Justice and Well-being in Climate, Health and Other Areas of Policy Analysis"
When: Sept. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 3001
Admission: Free
 
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LGS Centennial Lecture: Alondra Nelson on "Even a Moonshoot Needs a Flight Plan: Genetics and Ethics in the Obama Administration"
When: Sept. 26, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Convocation Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Bench2Market Talk: "Building a Winning Start-up Team"
When: Sept. 27, 11:30 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 190P
Admission: Free
 
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Fran Markowitz on "Edenic Veganism and Righteous Black Male Bodies"
When: Sept. 27, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 303
Admission: Free
 
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Rosemary Magee Creativity Conversation: Boyfriend
When: Sept. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race & Difference Colloquium: Bettina Love on "We Want to Do More Than Survive"
When: Sept. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Oct. 1, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Georeferencing
When: Oct. 1, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Augustus Baldwin Speaker Series: Kara Keeling on "Queer Times, Black Futures"
When: Oct. 1, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Building, Kemp Malone Library
Admission: Free
 
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