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September arts events include live NPR show recording

Arts events on campus this month include concerts, films and a live recording of NPR's "From the Top," which will feature host Christopher O'Riley showcasing talented young classical musicians from the Atlanta area.

'Team Ebola' employees thank family members

A year after the first Ebola patients left Emory University Hospital disease free, employees of the Serious Communicable Diseases Unit held a picnic to thank their own families for supporting them during those difficult times. See photos of the celebration.

Could a skin patch replace your flu shot?

A new clinical study at Emory is testing whether a microneedle patch applied to the skin may be a safe and effective alternative to conventional flu shots. The study is currently underway and enrolling volunteers.

Conference explores religion, ecology

Emory professors and doctoral students will discuss the relationships between diverse religious traditions and sustainability at "The Sacred Mundane" conference, featuring keynote speaker Bobbi Patterson, professor of pedagogy in religion. Learn more about this free two-day event.

Chestnut leaves yield extract that disarms deadly bacteria

Inspired by folk remedies, research led by Emory ethnobotanist Cassandra Quave shows that leaves of the European chestnut tree contain ingredients with the power to disarm dangerous staph bacteria without boosting drug resistance.

Take Note

Reminder: Emory University passwords must be changed by Sept. 9

WorkLife Library offers 24-hour resources on variety of topics

Blood vessel research earns $8.9 million NIH grant

Faculty in the News

Natasha Trethewey
"Natasha Trethewey to debut poem at Decatur Book Festival," WABE-FM, Sept. 1

Alan Abramowitz
"What it will take to win in 2016," Wall Street Journal, Sept. 1

Kenneth Stein
"Stopping an ominous Iran," The Hill, Aug. 31

Eating dinner alone

Engage Emory

Table for one? If you live alone and find yourself avoiding cooking, learn tips for better nutrition with "Food Prep and Meal Planning for Singles," a webinar offered by the Faculty Staff Assistance Program on Sept. 16 and Sept. 22. Participation is free, but you need to register in advance.

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