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Tuesday, March 3, 2020
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CONNECTIONS
Emory helps take science to the community for the Atlanta Science Festival
The Atlanta Science Festival will take the city by storm March 6-21 as science-themed activities pop up throughout the metro area. Get the details on events at Emory, including the popular Chemistry Carnival and Physics Live, as well as other events featuring Emory experts.

 

ARTS
New director of orchestral studies builds student talent
A passion for performance and teaching – and building a talented community of young musicians – drives the work of Paul Bhasin as the newest conductor of the flagship Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra. Learn about upcoming performances, including March 5.

 

RESEARCH
Vote for Emory's research on detecting Alzheimer's through eye movements in #STATMadness
Emory has advanced to the second round of STAT Madness, the bracket competition for biomedical research. Vote for Emory's 2020 entry, detecting Alzheimer's and mild cognitive impairment using eye tracking.

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory named a top producer of Fulbright Scholars
Six Emory faculty and staff have been named Fulbright Scholars, building on the university’s history as a top Fulbright producer. They join nine students and recent alumni named to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for this academic year.

 

LEADERSHIP
Board of Trustees elects new members
The Emory Board of Trustees has elected three new members: Andrew W. Evans, Bishop David W. Graves and Bishop L. Jonathan Holston.

 

CAMPUS
Emory establishes University Consensual Relationship Policy
The University Consensual Relationship policy creates an environment of working, teaching, living and learning that enables all persons to strive toward their highest potential while maintaining academic program integrity.

CREATIVITY
Spring brings a busy calendar of March arts events
Arts at Emory has a full calendar of events in March, including the 17th annual Barenaked Voices student concert of a capella music on March 26. Learn about other activities.
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CORONAVIRUS UPDATES
 
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Spring Break travel and student programs in Italy: Emory-sponsored study abroad and all other student programming in Italy are suspended indefinitely due to COVID-19. Faculty and staff are encouraged to evaluate their own travel in light of CDC and State Department travel advisories. Student Health Services is also offering guidance on domestic and international travel plans during Spring Break and other personal travel. See the latest coronavirus updates for the Emory community.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Reserve your place at March 10 screening of new documentary "The Gene: An Intimate History"
Reserve your place at March 10 screening of new documentary "The Gene: An Intimate History"

"Thy Kingdom Come," Pitts Library exhibit about American evangelicalism, open through March 20
"Thy Kingdom Come," Pitts Library exhibit about American evangelicalism, open through March 20

Emory nonprofit starts GoFundMe campaign to help test coronavirus treatment; add your support
Emory nonprofit starts GoFundMe campaign to help test coronavirus treatment; add your support

As Georgia Primary approaches, see what some of Emory's experts are thinking
As Georgia Primary approaches, see what some of Emory's experts are thinking
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Prepare to move: Registration for the 2020 Move More Challenge has opened! Watch the video to get answers to some common questions and then sign up through Healthy Emory Connect. Build your team and get ready for competition to begin on March 23.
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In the News
 
Small businesses are making a big mistake by supporting single-payer

 

Small businesses are making a big mistake by supporting single-payer
March 2 |  Kenneth Thorpe |  Forbes

Black tech entrepreneurs move to the South, a Great Migration in reverse

 

Black tech entrepreneurs move to the South, a Great Migration in reverse
March 1 |  Jessica Stewart |  NBC News

7 popular health trends: What to try and what to ignore

 

7 popular health trends: What to try and what to ignore
Feb. 27 |  Carrie Claiborne |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Featured Events
 
2020 Emory Women in Excellence Awards

 

2020 Emory Women in Excellence Awards
Celebrate women who have demonstrated extraordinary dedication to issues that affect women at Emory and in the larger community
When: March 5, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Miller-Ward Alumni House
Admission: Free; RSVP required
Atlanta Master Chorale: "Questions and Queries"

 

Atlanta Master Chorale: "Questions and Queries"
Join the Chorale for its third concert of the season as they ponder questions and conundrums large and small. A second performance will be Saturday, March 7, at 8 p.m.
When: March 6, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $30; Emory faculty, staff and students are eligible for a discount
 
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March
 
Fulton County Public Library Pop-Up Card Drive
When: March 4, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Robert W. Woodruff Library, Level 2
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Workshop: "Understanding and Using Census Data"
When: March 4, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Robert W. Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free; register online
 
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March
 
Lecture: Melvin Konner on "Darwin's 'On the Origin of Species'"
When: March 4, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
04
March
 
"This Strange Presence" Gallery Talk on Surrealist Artist Unica Zürn
When: March 4, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, John Howett Works on Paper Gallery
Admission: Free; register online
 
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March
 
Film Screening: "Enemy Mine"
When: March 4, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
04
March
 
Southern Circuit Film Series: "Light From Light"
When: March 4, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
05
March
 
Clarkston Community Health Center Fundraiser
When: March 5, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Papi's Cuban and Carribean Grill, Emory Point
Admission: Purchase of meal; 20% of proceeds benefit CCHC
 
05
March
 
Human Health on Film: "And the Band Played On"
When: March 5, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
05
March
 
Concert: Emory University Symphony Orchestra
When: March 5, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Dance Workshop: "Peace, Love, Vote"
When: March 7, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Tharp Rehearsal Hall
Admission: Free; register online
 
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