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Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019
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PROFILE
One Emory: Partners in student success
Meet the people bringing the "One Emory" strategic framework to life. Our profile series continues with JoAnn McKenzie, university registrar and assistant vice provost, whose team is responsible for critical student data and works across Emory to fortify pathways for student success.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory appoints new vice president of research administration
Robert Nobles will serve as Emory's new vice president for research administration, overseeing the infrastructure that supports the university's research mission and managing the 10 departments that support faculty researchers.

 

RESEARCH
College football players' weight gain leads to heart problems
Weight gain and high blood pressure in college football players leads to adverse changes in cardiac structure and function, according to a new Emory study.

 

INVOLVEMENT
Employee Council builds connections, prepares for 50th anniversary
The Emory Employee Council has launched its work for the academic year, including new strategies for hearing employee needs and plans to celebrate the group's 50th anniversary in 2020.

RECOGNITION
Emory public health student honored for family planning advocacy
Alison Hoover, an MPH student at Rollins School of Public Health, is one of just 40 people worldwide selected for the 2019 cohort of "120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders."
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TAKE NOTE
 
School of Medicine holds Faculty Recognitions Week; see who was honored for their work
School of Medicine holds Faculty Recognitions Week; see who was honored for their work

Aquinas Center hosts 'Caring for Our Common Home' events for Sustainability Week Nov. 11-14
Aquinas Center hosts 'Caring for Our Common Home' events for Sustainability Week Nov. 11-14

Annual benefits enrollment ends Nov. 11; don't overlook these checkpoints
Annual benefits enrollment ends Nov. 11; don't overlook these checkpoints
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Ellmann Lectures: Award-winning poet and essayist Claudia Rankine will be on campus this week to deliver the Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature. Hear her speak on Thursday or Friday at 6:30 p.m. or Saturday at 4 p.m. Admission is free, but tickets are required.
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In the News
 
Virtual reality simulations help veterans with PTSD

 

Virtual reality simulations help veterans with PTSD
Oct. 31 |  Barbara Rothbaum |  WGCL-TV

Atlanta city council member to establish a commission to expand reproductive health care access in the city

 

Atlanta city council member to establish a commission to expand reproductive health care access in the city
Oct. 31 |  Emory University  |  WXIA-TV

Georgia governor releases plans for health care overhaul

 

Georgia governor releases plans for health care overhaul
Oct. 31 |  Kenneth Thorpe |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
Georgia Climate Conference

 

Georgia Climate Conference
Hear from leaders in public, private, academic and non-profit sectors as they share progress and identify new opportunities to help Georgia take practical steps to respond to a changing climate. Conference is Nov. 7 and 8. Registration is full, but you can watch via live webcast.
When: Nov. 7, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center Hotel
Admission: Free; registration is full; live webcast available
Emory Police Open House

 

Emory Police Open House
Join the Emory Police at their open house to meet the officers, learn more about what they do and have a little fun. Refreshments provided.
When: Nov. 7, 11:00 a.m.
Where: North Decatur Building, Suite G01
Admission: Free
Nobel Prize in Physics Talk: Cosmology and Exoplanets

 

Nobel Prize in Physics Talk: Cosmology and Exoplanets
Learn from Emory physicists who discuss the science behind the prize and recent developments in the field. An extended Q&A session will follow.
When: Nov. 7, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Math and Science Center E300
Admission: Free
 
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Black at Emory Spades Night
When: Nov. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Alumni Memorial University Center, Suite 106
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar: Dr. Tyralynn Frazier on "Does Compassion Cultivation Belong in K-12 Education?"
When: Nov. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Psychology Building, Room 220
Admission: Free
 
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Cell Biology Seminar: Sami Barmada
When: Nov. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Whitehead Building, Room 400
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Tony Martin on "Great Books in Geology and Paleontology"
When: Nov. 6, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Lecture Room
Admission: Free
 
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Theater Emory: "The Nether"
When: Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: $15 / $12 / $5 students & industry
 
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Screening: "The Apartment" (1960)
When: Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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12th Annual Garland Perdue Lectureship: Gilbert Rivers Upchurch on "The Joy of Discovery"
When: Nov. 7, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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MAPme Fall Seminar: "All of Us and You"
When: Nov. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Ballroom, Rooms 2 and 4
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Doug Mashek on "Lipid Droplets"
When: Nov. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Whitehead Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: History of Emblem Books
When: Nov. 7, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Rose Library
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Lecture: Brenda Elsey on "Soccer, Gender and Globalization"
When: Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Lovis Corinth Colloquium: Through a Glass, Darkly
When: Nov. 8, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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France Atlanta Humanitarian Forum
When: Nov. 8, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Emory Chinese Theater Club: "Rhinoceros in Love"
When: Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema Alumni Memorial University Center
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Cares International Service Day
When: Nov. 9, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Multiple locations in and around Atlanta
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Soccer vs. University of Rochester
When: Nov. 9, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Soccer vs. University of Rochester
When: Nov. 9, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Emory Chamber Ensembles
When: Nov. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Emory Collaborative Piano
When: Nov. 10, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Veterans Day Ceremony
When: Nov. 11, 10:45 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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