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Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020
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ACHIEVEMENT
Emory mathematician ignites acclaim for one of year's top discoveries
Discover Magazine names Emory mathematician Hao Huang's proof of the sensitivity conjecture one of the "Top 50 Science Stories That Matter" for 2019 and Popular Mechanics calls it one of "The 10 Biggest Math Breakthroughs" of the year.

 

ARTS
Cinematheque explores history of African Americans in American films
Four Cinematheque titles this spring feature Academy Award-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr., who will attend the screenings of his films and will participate in post-screening discussions.

 

DISCOVERY
'Bilingual' molecule connecting two basic codes for life is synthesized
A new molecule synthesized in Jennifer Heemstra's chemistry lab could become a powerful tool for diagnostics, gene therapy and drug delivery targeted to specific cells.

 

PERSPECTIVES
New TheoEd Talks from Candler School of Theology set for Feb. 9
As part of its initiative in public theological education, TheoEd Talks feature church and academy leaders sparking conversations that change the way people think about faith.

COMMUNITY
'Day On' honors Martin Luther King Jr. with day of service
Members of the Emory community spent their MLK Day tackling service projects as part of Emory's Day On in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. See photos and learn about additional King Week events, which continue through Jan. 26.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Nominate someone for Emory's Annual Pride Awards by Friday, Jan. 24
Nominate someone for Emory's Annual Pride Awards by Friday, Jan. 24

Volunteer to help with EGHI's Intramural Global Health Case Competition Jan. 31, Feb. 1
Volunteer to help with EGHI's Intramural Global Health Case Competition Jan. 31, Feb. 1

Take advantage of January savings at Blomeyer Health Fitness Center
Take advantage of January savings at Blomeyer Health Fitness Center

STEM faculty: Apply to join workshop by Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science; deadline is Jan. 31
STEM faculty: Apply to join workshop by Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science; deadline is Jan. 31
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Extra help: Get help with babysitting, pet care, house sitting, lawn care and more through the Employee-Student Job Network. The network is exclusively for Emory faculty and staff looking to hire Emory students on a part-time basis.
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In the News
 
The one thing about Martin Luther King Jr.'s greatness everyone keeps missing

 

The one thing about Martin Luther King Jr.'s greatness everyone keeps missing
Jan. 20 |  Robert M. Franklin Jr. |  CNN

Health care competitors come together for community

 

Health care competitors come together for community
Jan. 18 |  Jonathan S. Lewin |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Want to take care of your employees? A new study says tell them to call in sick.

 

Want to take care of your employees? A new study says tell them to call in sick.
Jan. 17 |  Sara Markowitz |  Inc.
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Featured Events
 
Meet Me at the Tunnel

 

Meet Me at the Tunnel
Keep moving this winter by joining the newest 6-week walking challenge. Groups meet on Wednesdays at noon from Jan. 22 until Feb. 26.
When: Jan. 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Tunnel
Admission: Free
Lecture: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Vision of Health and Justice

 

Lecture: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Vision of Health and Justice
Dorothy Roberts of University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School will present this annual lecture as part of Emory's King Week activities.
When: Jan. 23, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Law School, Tull Auditorium
Admission: Free
Concert: Lomazov Rackers Piano Duo

 

Concert: Lomazov Rackers Piano Duo
Enjoy an evening with this duo who have performed as recitalists and in concert with orchestras throughout the U.S. and Europe.
When: Jan. 24, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert 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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Transcendent Yoga
When: Jan. 23, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Transcendent Deities Exhibition Galleries
Admission: $65 for Carlos members; $85 for non-members (6-week session)
 
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Workshop: What's New in Canvas for 2020
When: Jan. 23, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration needed
 
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Workshop: How to Master the Subtle (and Sometimes Blatantly Obvious) Art of Persuasion
When: Jan. 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration needed
 
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Lecture: Linda Grabbe on "The Community Resiliency Model"
When: Jan. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 162
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Creativity and Arts Awards
When: Jan. 23, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Chace Upper Gallery
Admission: Free; RSVP required
 
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Beethoven 2020: Violin Sonatas
When: Jan. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Emory Piano Competition Final
When: Jan. 25, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Theater: "For Peace I Rise"
When: Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
 
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