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Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
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CAMPUS
Human rights lawyer to deliver Emory Commencement address
Lawyer and human rights activist Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Montgomery, Alabama-based Equal Justice Initiative, will deliver the keynote address at Emory's 175th Commencement, scheduled for Monday, May 11.

 

SUSTAINABILITY
Annual recycling competition diverts almost 400 tons of waste from landfills
Candler School of Theology/Rita Anne Rollins/Pitts Library won Emory’s 2019 recycling competition by composting and recycling over 37,000 more pounds in November 2019 than in November 2018. See how other areas compared.

 

PARTNERSHIPS
New branding unveiled for St. Francis Hospital collaboration between Emory Healthcare and LifePoint Health
New signage reflecting the joint venture between Emory Healthcare and LifePoint Health was unveiled at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Georgia, on Feb. 12. Collaborations between Emory and St. Francis date back to 2003.

 

GLOBAL
Simple, no-cost method is saving infants' lives in Ethiopia
Skin-to-skin contact can help low-birth-weight babies survive their first days of life. Emory has partnered with groups throughout Ethiopia to design ways to implement the practice while respecting local cultural beliefs.

DISCOVERY
Research roundup: Recent grants and publications for Emory faculty and staff
Research is integral to Emory, from the sciences to the humanities. Here’s a sample of recent grant awards across campus along with newly published research findings.
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TAKE NOTE
 
2020 Women of Excellence Awards set for March 5; RSVP for the celebration
2020 Women of Excellence Awards set for March 5; RSVP for the celebration

Swimming and diving teams compete at UAA Championships this weekend
Swimming and diving teams compete at UAA Championships this weekend

Watch an original play during the final weekend of Brave New Works 2020
Watch an original play during the final weekend of Brave New Works 2020
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Real-life resources: Human Resources offers workshops, webinars and other events throughout the year to help you navigate work and life. Topics include financial planning, parenting and child care, home buying and more. Plus, watch the webinars at your convenience.
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In the News
 
Emory researchers think they have a drug to fight the new coronavirus

 

Emory researchers think they have a drug to fight the new coronavirus
Feb. 11 |  Mike Natchus and George Painter |  WABE

A silent epidemic: How to combat depression as a nurse

 

A silent epidemic: How to combat depression as a nurse
Feb. 11 |  Toby D. Goldsmith |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A potpourri of allergy news

 

A potpourri of allergy news
Feb. 10 |  Emory University |  U.S. News and World Report
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Featured Events
 
Frederick Douglass Day Reading

 

Frederick Douglass Day Reading
Hear a student-led reading of Douglass' 1883 speech on voting and learn more about the "Lift Every Voice 2020" project exploring U.S. citizenship through the lens of Reconstruction.
When: Feb. 14, 12:30 p.m.
Where: McDonough Plaza
Admission: Free
Beethoven 2020: Piano SonataThon

 

Beethoven 2020: Piano SonataThon
Join the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta (ECMSA) for its first “SonataThon” recital, tackling the 32 piano sonatas composed by Ludwig van Beethoven. Performances at 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. will feature 17 pianists.
When: Feb. 16, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Theater: "Heathers: The Musical"
When: Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building, Black Box Theater
Admission: $5; discounts available
 
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Beethoven 2020: Violin and Cello Works I
When: Feb. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Angelika Bammer on "Reckoning with the Past Across Generations"
When: Feb. 17, 4:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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Curator Lecture: Kimberly Wallace-Sanders on "Framing Shadows" Exhibit
When: Feb. 18, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College Library, Academic Commons
Admission: Free
 
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Photography at Emory: Carlton Mackey
When: Feb. 18, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Visual Arts Building, Room 145
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: Katie Condon and Josh Wilder
When: Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Robert W. Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Human Health on Film: "Alive Inside"
When: Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Stories of Refugees in Clarkston, Ga.
When: Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Contemplative Science Seminar with Bobbi Patterson
When: Feb. 19, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS Building, Room 220
Admission: Free
 
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