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Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019
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RECOGNITION
Award of Distinction honors Emory staff
Meet the 12 employees selected as this year's winners of the Emory University Award of Distinction. Since 1985, the annual awards have recognized staff members who make significant contributions to the Emory community.

 

GLOBAL HEALTH
Researchers to use new funding to fight influenza
A $15.89 million NIAID contract will support Emory researchers as they move an investigational anti-influenza drug candidate into human testing.

 

SUPPORT
Emory releases results of student survey on sexual violence, harassment
Increased student participation in Emory's second campus climate survey on sexual violence reflects awareness of and engagement with prevention training, as well as opportunities for additional support and education.

 

HONORS
Sanjay Gupta elected to National Academy of Medicine
The National Academy of Medicine elected Emory neurosurgeon and CNN correspondent Sanjay Gupta to join its esteemed 2019 class, which consists of 100 members.

CAMPUS
Homecoming marks milestone anniversaries
Homecoming continues through the weekend, with many activities open to faculty and staff, including Saturday's parade and concert featuring Emory alum Kristian Bush of Sugarland. See the full schedule and learn more about the 100th anniversary celebrations of Laney Graduate School, Goizueta Business School, the Emory Wheel and the Michael C. Carlos Museum, plus 150 years of Greek life.
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TAKE NOTE
 
New online tool 'Venture Navigator' helps Emory researchers take inventions to market
New online tool 'Venture Navigator' helps Emory researchers take inventions to market

Volunteer to help with Homecoming Zero Landfill efforts on Oct. 26
Volunteer to help with Homecoming Zero Landfill efforts on Oct. 26

Visit the Rose Library to see the exhibit honoring businessman Chip Robert until Nov. 15
Visit the Rose Library to see the exhibit honoring businessman Chip Robert until Nov. 15
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Choose your benefits: Annual benefits enrollment opens Monday, Oct. 28, for the 2020 plan year. Visit the annual enrollment website, which contains all of the information you need to know including What’s New for 2020, the 2020 Benefits Guide, rates, meeting dates and more. 
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In the News
 
Why is there no specific age in Georgia law to determine if a child is old enough to be home alone?

 

Why is there no specific age in Georgia law to determine if a child is old enough to be home alone?
Oct. 23 |  Melissa Carter |  11 Alive News

Got plants? Atlanta college campuses heed student call for healthier food choices

 

Got plants? Atlanta college campuses heed student call for healthier food choices
Oct. 22 |  Isaac Goldman |  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The tariff talks and Christmas shopping

 

The tariff talks and Christmas shopping
Oct. 21 |  Raymond Hill |  FOX 5 Atlanta
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Featured Events
 
Emory Homecoming Parade, Festival and Concert

 

Emory Homecoming Parade, Festival and Concert
See the Homecoming Parade wind its way through campus, then head to McDonough Field for the festival and concert headlined by Emory alum Kristian Bush.
When: Oct. 26, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Campus and McDonough Field
Admission: Free
Emory Takes Back the Night

 

Emory Takes Back the Night
Take Back the Night is Emory's annual event dedicated to amplifying the voices of survivors of violence. This year features a keynote by Maja Hasic, human trafficking program director of Tapestri, and student performances.
When: Oct. 28, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center, Mutipurpose Room N104
Admission: Free
Emory Biomedical Venture Salon

 

Emory Biomedical Venture Salon
Hear from a panel of experts about taking a discovery to market, and engage with faculty working on research with market potential.
When: Oct. 29, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Emory University School of Medicine, 120 Lecture Hall
Admission: Open to alumni and faculty; registration required
 
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Cooke Noontime Concert: "The Art of Song"
When: Oct. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Puppy Petting Boo
When: Oct. 25, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Alabama Hall Lawn, 575 Asbury Circle
Admission: $2 donation requested
 
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Volleyball vs. Saint Mary's College
When: Oct. 25, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Homecoming and Family Weekend 5K Run Through Lullwater Park
When: Oct. 26, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Student Activity and Academic Center (SAAC)
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball vs. Roanoke College
When: Oct. 26, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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International Relations Dodgeball Tournament
When: Oct. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: SAAC Gymnasium, Clairmont Campus
Admission: $30 for a team of six
 
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Homecoming Parade
When: Oct. 26, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center
Admission: Free
 
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Homecoming Festival and Concert with Kristian Bush
When: Oct. 26, 2:00 p.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Concerto and Aria Competition
When: Oct. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Domingo Morel on "Takeover: Race, Education and American Democracy"
When: Oct. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center, Multipurpose Room 1
Admission: Free
 
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2019 Bederman Lecture: Justice Rosalie Abella, Supreme Court of Canada, on "International Law and the Prospects for Justice"
When: Oct. 28, 12:30 p.m.
Where: School of Law, Tull Auditorium
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Black Graduate Student Reception (Rescheduled)
When: Oct. 28, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center Plaza
Admission: Free
 
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Guest Lecture: Michael H. Fisher on "Writing India's Environmental History"
When: Oct. 28, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Callaway Center, Room C-101
Admission: Free
 
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Reformation Day at Emory
When: Oct. 29, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology and other campus venues
Admission: $15
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Oct. 29, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Woodruff Library 50th Anniversary Celebration
When: Oct. 30, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Level 2
Admission: Free
 
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NAACP Homecoming 5K Run
When: Oct. 30, 5:30 p.m.
Where: SAAC Field
Admission: $5 per person or $45 for group of 10
 
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