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Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019
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IMPACT
New Winship at Midtown facility will transform cancer care
Emory broke ground this week on a new Winship facility in Midtown. The 17-story tower will put patients at the center of specialized care communities in order to deliver personalized cancer care.

 

LEADERSHIP
University launches Emory Vantage to inform community on key issues
Emory Vantage is a new microsite providing the Emory community with a single source of accurate and meaningful conversation regarding the university's positions on key issues such as DACA, which is now before the U.S. Supreme Court.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory pays tribute to veterans
The Emory community gathered in Cannon Chapel on Monday for the university's 11th annual Veterans Day ceremony. Learn how Emory serves veterans and view more photos from the ceremony.

 

HONORS
Emory neuroscientist among just 13 in nation chosen for Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship
Emory College professor Aubrey Kelly has earned the university's first Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award in Neuroscience, a highly competitive honor for young investigators. Her lab studies mechanisms underlying social behavior.

 

COLLABORATION
Symposium highlights Emory's leading research in sleep science
Surrounded by artificial light and enticed by screens, Americans are chronically sleep-deprived. Through the Emory University Sleep Consortium, researchers are forging collaborations across disciplines to advance the study of sleep.

CAMPUS
Emory celebrates National First-Gen Day
Faculty, staff and students gathered Nov. 9 on the quad to celebrate Emory's first-generation college students with activities and treats. First-gen students make up 11 percent of the Emory College Class of 2023.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Nominate an Emory shuttle driver or parking attendant for special recognition this month
Nominate an Emory shuttle driver or parking attendant for special recognition this month

Recycle home items, clothing and more with Emory Point on America Recycles Day, Nov. 15
Recycle home items, clothing and more with Emory Point on America Recycles Day, Nov. 15

Emory subsidy for Fitbit devices is changing; get your one-time discount through Dec. 31
Emory subsidy for Fitbit devices is changing; get your one-time discount through Dec. 31
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PHOTO GALLERY
 
Emory Cares International Service Day
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Approximately 1,600 members of the Emory community registered to participate in the 16th annual Emory Cares International Service Day on Saturday, Nov. 9.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Thank a donor: The fourth annual EmoryThanks Day will be Thursday, Nov. 14. Faculty, staff and students are invited to stop by one of 11 stations across campus (including one on the Oxford campus) to write a note and make photos or videos thanking Emory donors for their support.
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In the News
 
Peanut allergy immunotherapy is coming -- but is it really ready?

 

Peanut allergy immunotherapy is coming -- but is it really ready?
Nov. 10 |  Brian P. Vickery |  MedPage Today

Meet Belfast's 'dementia-friendly barber'

 

Meet Belfast's 'dementia-friendly barber'
Nov. 8 |  Carolyn Clevenger |  CNN

Stroke death rate increasing for middle-aged Americans

 

Stroke death rate increasing for middle-aged Americans
Nov. 7 |  Eric Hall |  US News and World Report
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Featured Events
 
Astrid Eckert on "West Germany and the Iron Curtain: Environment, Economy, and Culture in the Borderlands"

 

Astrid Eckert on "West Germany and the Iron Curtain: Environment, Economy, and Culture in the Borderlands"
Join this conversation in conjunction with the 30th anniversary of the Berlin Wall coming down.
When: Nov. 14, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 311
Admission: Free
Panel: Religious Perspectives on Organ Donation

 

Panel: Religious Perspectives on Organ Donation
Join Donate Life at Emory to hear panelists from a variety of world religions discuss their religion's perspective.
When: Nov. 14, 6:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room111
Admission: Free
Faculty Sign-Up: Thanksgiving Partner Program

 

Faculty Sign-Up: Thanksgiving Partner Program
The International Students Leadership and Advocacy Board pairs international students with Emory faculty so that they can experience a Thanksgiving holiday meal with professors. Sign up by Friday, Nov. 15, to participate.
When: Nov. 15, 11:59 p.m.
Where: Register online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Lecture: Candace Tempe on "Laudato Si and the Big Three: Waste, Water and Plastic"
When: Nov. 13, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Serge Margel on "Hebrew Lang, Sacred Lang"
When: Nov. 13, 4:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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Vocal Symposium: Louise Toppin on "African American Spirituals and Arts Songs"
When: Nov. 13, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Southern Circuit Film Series: "Float"
When: Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "One, Two, Three" (1961)
When: Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra
When: Nov. 13, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Zotero Introduction
When: Nov. 14, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Robert W. Woodruff Library, Room 312
 
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Luncheon Lecture: Salvadoran Martyrs
When: Nov. 14, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 360
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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IAS Seminars: Stephanie Bosch Santana on "Realizing Form in the Malawi News"
When: Nov. 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Dooley's Players: "Peerless"
When: Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building
Admission: Free
 
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Community Sustainability Forum
When: Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Cooke Noontime Concert: Emily Uematsu, Violin
When: Nov. 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Children's Workshop: Painting the Cosmos
When: Nov. 17, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Tate Room
Admission: For children ages 8-12. Fee: $15 for Carlos Museum members; $20 for nonmembers. Online registration is required.
 
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Concert: Songs of Norway: Music of Grieg, Sinding and Halvorsen
When: Nov. 17, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
 
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