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Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020
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WELLNESS
Healthy Emory helps employees focus on well-being
The Healthy New YOU Expo returned Thursday, Jan. 9, with more than 1,500 Emory employees enjoying exhibits and demonstrations centered on healthier living. See photos and learn about ongoing wellness programs at Emory.

 

COLLABORATION
Biomedical partnership receives funding for single ventricle heart defect research
The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Emory and Georgia Tech will share in a $5.7 million Innovation Fund to identify cures for children born with single ventricle heart defects, a rare but incurable condition.

 

INSIGHT
Candler's McDonald Lectures to explore option for the poor, Christian interpretation of the border
As holder of the McDonald Chair, Roberto S. Goizueta will present public lectures on Feb. 12 and March 31. He has been named one of the 10 most influential Hispanic American educators, pastors and theologians by The National Catholic Reporter.

 

RESEARCH
Emory biologist awarded grant for male contraceptive research
Biology professor Steven L'Hernault is working to develop a platform to use nematode worms to screen for male contraceptive candidates that block the binding of sperm and egg.

RECOGNITION
International Awards highlight Emory’s global impact
Meet the recipients of Emory's 2019-2020 International Awards, celebrating the extraordinary work of a faculty member, an international alumnus and a staff member in the global community.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Renowned women's cancer researcher joins Rollins faculty
Renowned women's cancer researcher joins Rollins faculty

Mark your calendar for Feast of Words celebrating faculty books on Feb. 10
Mark your calendar for Feast of Words celebrating faculty books on Feb. 10

2020 Annual Summer Camp and Learning Expo will be Feb. 13; register now
2020 Annual Summer Camp and Learning Expo will be Feb. 13; register now
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Reward yourself: To encourage you to take an active role in your health and well-being, Emory provides financial incentives for participation in healthy activities. You can actually save money on your medical expenses by doing things that help you live a healthier lifestyle. Learn about healthy rewards and incentives.
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In the News
 
Atlanta artist celebrates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King with Google's MLK Day Doodle

 

Atlanta artist celebrates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King with Google's MLK Day Doodle
Jan. 22 |  Fahamu Pecou |  WXIA 11 Alive

Forsyth teen has big heart for tiny babies

 

Forsyth teen has big heart for tiny babies
Jan. 22 |  Emory Johns Creek Hospital |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Vaccine prevents deadly meningitis B in infants

 

Vaccine prevents deadly meningitis B in infants
Jan. 22 |  David Stephens |  Reuters
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Featured Events
 
Sunday FUNday: Indian Block Printing

 

Sunday FUNday: Indian Block Printing
Bring your children to see the new “Transcendent Deities” exhibit, where they can examine the complex fabrics before making their own printed textiles from blocks carved in India.
When: Jan. 26, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Tate Room
Admission: Free
Poetry Reading with Heather Christle

 

Poetry Reading with Heather Christle
Enjoy hearing faculty member Heather Christle read from her work, then stay for a book signing and reception.
When: Jan. 28, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Jessica Sterling on "Keeping Watch Over the Chattahoochee River Using Science, Policy and the Law"
When: Jan. 24, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Math/Science Center, Room N304
Admission: Free
 
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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: Lomazov Rackers Piano Duo
When: Jan. 24, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
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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Race and Difference Colloquium: Edward Flores on "Prophetic Redemption: Faith-based Community Organizing for the Formerly Incarcerated"
When: Jan. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Election 2020 Speaker Series: Richard DeMillo on "Ballot Marking Devices Cannot Assure the Will of the Voters"
When: Jan. 27, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Perimeter Flutes
When: Jan. 27, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Dana Greene on "Telling Lives: The Work of the Biographer"
When: Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Carmen Jones"
When: Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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