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Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020
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IMPACT
Emory to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy with King Week
The life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will be honored with Emory's King Week. A series of events featuring lectures, service awards and volunteer opportunities will be held Jan. 20-26.

 

LEADERSHIP
Presidential Selection Committee announces executive search firm
Emory's Presidential Selection Committee has finalized the engagement of an executive search firm. Isaacson, Miller is a national firm founded by John Isaacson with almost 40 years of experience recruiting exceptional and diverse leaders for universities and other organizations that advance the public good.

 

PARTNERSHIPS
50 diverse Atlanta small businesses selected for support through Emory’s Start:ME program
Start:ME, led by Goizueta Business School, offers free training for small business owners in East Lake, Clarkston and Southside Atlanta. Businesses in the 2020 cohort represent a broad spectrum from baking to fitness to farming and beyond.

 

ARTS
Enjoy movies, music, museum yoga and more in January
The new year begins with an extensive lineup of arts events, including the new Emory Cinematheque series celebrating African Americans in film, a diverse slate of campus concerts and even opportunities to practice yoga in the Carlos Museum.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory Healthcare, LifePoint Health form joint venture
St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Ga., has joined the newly formed joint venture between Emory and LifePoint Health to enhance access to and delivery of high-quality, cost-effective care in the area.

DISCOVERY
Emory to host new cutting-edge science exhibition venue
Science Gallery International and Emory will partner to create and curate an immersive exhibition space in Atlanta designed to inspire young adults in the sciences and arts.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Learn how to decipher publishing contracts for digital projects at Jan. 22 workshop
Learn how to decipher publishing contracts for digital projects at Jan. 22 workshop

Take advantage of January savings to start getting fit at Blomeyer Health Fitness Center
Take advantage of January savings to start getting fit at Blomeyer Health Fitness Center

Visit the newest Pitts Library exhibit 'Thy Kingdom Come' about evangelicalism in America
Visit the newest Pitts Library exhibit 'Thy Kingdom Come' about evangelicalism in America
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Healthy snacking: Want a quick snack but don't want to blow your good eating habits? Vending machines filled with healthy snacks can be found throughout the campus. You can get fruit juice, pita chips, low-fat milk, fruit and vegetable snacks, granola bars and more.
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In the News
 
Women’s blood pressure rises earlier, faster than men’s

 

Women’s blood pressure rises earlier, faster than men’s
Jan. 15 |  Nanette Wenger |  U.S. News and World Report

HepVu launches new data visualizing Hepatitis C’s impact on Americans of different ages, sexes and races

 

HepVu launches new data visualizing Hepatitis C’s impact on Americans of different ages, sexes and races
Jan. 15 |  Patrick Sullivan |  Yahoo News

In New York City, women of color have more childbirth complications

 

In New York City, women of color have more childbirth complications
Jan. 14 |  Carol Rowland Hogue |  Reuters
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Featured Events
 
Live Painting with Artist Abhishek Singh

 

Live Painting with Artist Abhishek Singh
Watch the artist at work as he creates a painting that will join his other pieces in the new "Transcendent Deities" exhibit at the Carlos.
When: Jan. 17, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Student Center Commons
Admission: Free
MLK Holiday Observance Keynote Presentation

 

MLK Holiday Observance Keynote Presentation
Hear Nikole Hannah-Jones, award-winning journalist and creator of the landmark 1619 Project, deliver the keynote address for Emory’s King Week observances.
When: Jan. 21, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Artful Stories: Ganesha, The Elephant-Faced God
When: Jan. 18, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Special Exhibition Galleries
Admission: Free
 
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Beethoven 2020: Lecture with Stephen Crist
When: Jan. 18, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Tharp Rehearsal Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Beethoven 2020: String Quartet Cycle I Concert
When: Jan. 18, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Recital: Songs of Struggle and Hope
When: Jan. 19, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
When: Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Old Church
Admission: Free
 
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Artist Talk with Abhishek Singh
When: Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Within Our Gates"
When: Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture: Dorothy Roberts on "Dr. Martin Luther King's Vision of Health and Justice”
When: Jan. 23, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Law School, Tull Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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