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Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020
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CREATIVITY
Emory’s traveling exhibit on black art and activism inspires Atlanta students
A team at Emory is helping get educational materials out of the library and into the community through "Speak What Must Be Spoken," a traveling exhibition now on display at Drew Charter School. The opening celebration included music, art and a barber-shop skit written by students, all sparked by the exhibit.

 

HEALTH
Coronavirus updates for the Emory community
Get the latest information for faculty, students, staff and campus visitors. Learn about travel restrictions, what to do if you feel ill, prevention tips, support resources and more.

 

RECOGNITION
Carlos del Rio named foreign secretary of the National Academy of Medicine
Carlos del Rio, executive associate dean for Emory University School of Medicine at Grady Health System, has been elected as the next foreign secretary of the National Academy of Medicine.

CONNECTIONS
'Embodied' celebrates the interplay between health and the arts
Arts at Emory and the Center for the Study of Human Health partner to present "Embodied," a semester-long exploration of the intersection of well-being and creative expression.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Want to learn more about being a Wellness Champion? Register for Jan. 30 webinar
Want to learn more about being a Wellness Champion? Register for Jan. 30 webinar

Share your feedback on the vendor for shuttle bus operations by Jan. 31
Share your feedback on the vendor for shuttle bus operations by Jan. 31

Nominations open for Graduating Women of Excellence Awards; submit by Feb. 3
Nominations open for Graduating Women of Excellence Awards; submit by Feb. 3
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Learn something new: A new year means a new opportunity to invest in your personal development and well-being. Emory Continuing Education has lots of offerings, including several new courses. Check out the Winter/Spring 2020 catalog to find a class that's right for you.
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In the News
 
Fourth spy at Los Alamos knew atomic bomb’s inner secrets

 

Fourth spy at Los Alamos knew atomic bomb’s inner secrets
Jan. 27 |  Harvey Klehr |  The New York Times

Removal of unsafe lead begins in contaminated Atlanta neighborhood

 

Removal of unsafe lead begins in contaminated Atlanta neighborhood
Jan. 27 |  Eri Saikawa |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The problem that psychology can’t shake

 

The problem that psychology can’t shake
Jan. 25 |  Patricia Bauer |  The Atlantic
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Featured Events
 
Symposium: Beat Neglected Tropical Diseases

 

Symposium: Beat Neglected Tropical Diseases
On the first-ever World NTD Day, hear global health practitioners discuss why we should all be passionate about eliminating NTDs. Attend in person or watch online.
When: Jan. 30, 3:30 p.m.
Where: The Task Force for Global Health
Admission: Free; registration required for in-person attendance
Oxford Student Center Grand Opening

 

Oxford Student Center Grand Opening
Help celebrate a new chapter in the life of Oxford College and the long-anticipated dream of opening the Oxford College Student Center.
When: Feb. 2, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College Student Center
Admission: Free
 
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Colloquium: Poet Heather Christle
When: Jan. 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway, Room N301 (Kemp Malone Library)
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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Workshop: EndNote Introduction
When: Jan. 30, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Workshop: Zotero Introduction
When: Jan. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Lecture Series: Developing Peace in a Violent World
When: Jan. 30, 5:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Ken Carter on "Inside the Minds of Thrill-Seekers"
When: Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College Student Center
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Breaking the Silence"
When: Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College; Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Pajama Concert
When: Jan. 31, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Theater: "Brave New Works: The Use of Wildflowers"
When: Jan. 31, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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