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Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019
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IMPACT
Making the future better through research
Emory's research funding in 2019 reinforces a record of successful innovation and seeks to unlock the mysteries of the human condition. Read about some of the ways our research is making a difference in lives worldwide, from bringing history to life through big data to understanding how HIV affects aging.

 

PARTNERSHIPS
Holiday shopping? Check out these small businesses mentored by Emory
Whether you're trying to finish holiday shopping or simply are interested in supporting local small businesses, the Start:ME 2019 Holiday Gift Guide could have what you need in December and beyond.

 

HEALTH
Employees gain support to fight diabetes while improving their health
Emory's Diabetes Prevention Program teaches lifestyle modifications that can help prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Learn what the most recent participants liked best about the program and how you can join.

SCIENCE
Dogs process numerical quantities in similar brain region as humans
A study by Emory psychology professor Gregory Berns finds that dogs spontaneously process basic numerical quantities, using a distinct part of their brains that corresponds closely to number-responsive neural regions in humans.
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2019 IN REVIEW
 

 

ACHIEVEMENT
10 of the most-read stories of 2019
2019 brought a new student center to the Atlanta campus, record-setting grants to support work across disciplines and the highest number of first-year applicants in the university’s history. Take a look back at 10 of the most-read stories in the Emory News Center in 2019.

 

MOTIVATION
10 inspiring Emory stories from 2019
Emory's mission is to "create, preserve, teach and apply knowledge in the service of humanity." Throughout the year, the university community takes that mission to heart. Here are 10 stories of students, alumni, faculty and families who inspired us through their service and scholarship in 2019.
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NOTE TO READERS
 
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Today's edition concludes Emory Report's publishing schedule for 2019. To keep up with university happenings, please visit the Emory News Center. Look for the next Emory Report on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, when regular publication resumes. Best wishes for the winter break and the new year!
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TRAFFIC ALERT
 
One northbound lane on Clifton Road between Gatewood Road and Houston Mill Road will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20; Monday, Dec. 23; Tuesday, Dec. 24 (and possibly Thursday, Dec. 26) to allow sewer improvements to be made for the Clifton Towers building.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Rollins student wins award for lifestyle medicine advocacy efforts
Rollins student wins award for lifestyle medicine advocacy efforts

Emory Dining hours of operation shift during winter break
Emory Dining hours of operation shift during winter break

Shuttle schedules and parking deck access modified during holiday and winter recess
Shuttle schedules and parking deck access modified during holiday and winter recess

Catch a basketball game during the break; men's and women's teams play at home Dec. 29 and 30
Catch a basketball game during the break; men's and women's teams play at home Dec. 29 and 30
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In the News
 
Blue light glasses: Helpful or just hype?

 

Blue light glasses: Helpful or just hype?
Dec. 16 |  Susan Primo |  WebMD

Robotically assisted surgery: 'The Wild West of surgical training'

 

Robotically assisted surgery: 'The Wild West of surgical training'
Dec. 13 |  Douglas Murphy and Vivian Wang |  U.S. News and World Report

Will vaping bans do more harm than good? Some public health experts say yes.

 

Will vaping bans do more harm than good? Some public health experts say yes.
Dec. 12 |  Emory University |  NBC News
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