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Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019
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CAMPUS
8 cool facts about the new Emory Student Center
The Emory Student Center fully awakens this week to welcome a surge of new and returning students, who'll discover a bright, spacious facility designed to foster community. Check out all of the amenities and innovations in this new campus hub.

 

RANKINGS
Princeton Review survey ranks Emory in top 25 for 15 categories
Based on student surveys, the Princeton Review's "The Best 385 Colleges" guide ranks Emory in the top 25 for a diverse range of categories covering overall satisfaction, life on campus, academics, resources and impact.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory authors shine at the Decatur Book Festival
Book lovers will flock to Decatur over Labor Day weekend for the 2019 AJC Decatur Book Festival, presented by Emory. More than 20 Emory faculty will participate in sessions, plus faculty and alumni authors will have book signings. View our schedule to plan your visit.

STUDENTS
Emory ready to welcome the Class of 2023
The 1,856 students in the Class of 2023 arrive at Emory this week from all around the world, and will be met by hundreds of staff and students dedicated to helping them feel at home.

 

ARTS
Emory explores the legacy of Billy Wilder in free film series
Emory Cinematheque's weekly film series during fall semester will focus on the work of legendary writer and director Billy Wilder. Screenings will be on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28-Dec. 4.

 

RESEARCH
Emory student travels to London for mosquito research
Rising Emory junior Kasey Cervantes spent part of his summer contributing to a database that will help uncover when mosquitoes developed the insecticide resistance that hinders malaria eradication.

IMPACT
Migrant farm workers get free health screenings from Emory nursing students
For two weeks each summer, a program led by Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing provides vital health care to migrant farm workers and their children in southwest Georgia.
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Take Note
 
Rollins-teer Day of Service on Aug. 26 gives students the opportunity to make a difference
Rollins-teer Day of Service on Aug. 26 gives students the opportunity to make a difference

Emory's volleyball team opens the 2019 season as the No.1-ranked team in Division III
Emory's volleyball team opens the 2019 season as the No.1-ranked team in Division III

Coaches Association lauds both track and field teams, 10 team members, for academic achievements
Coaches Association lauds both track and field teams, 10 team members, for academic achievements
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Charge your electric car:  Don't worry about running out of juice. Level II electric vehicle charging stations powered by ChargePoint are located in the Clairmont Tower and Peavine II parking decks on the Atlanta campus and in the Fleming parking lot on the Oxford campus. You can pay by credit card or ChargePoint pre-paid card.
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In the News
 
Could the world see a resurgence of polio? Experts fear a cautionary tale in measles

 

Could the world see a resurgence of polio? Experts fear a cautionary tale in measles
Aug. 19 |  Walter Orenstein |  STAT

Did Russian interference change votes in 2016?

 

Did Russian interference change votes in 2016?
Aug. 15 |  Alan Abramowitz  |  Psychology Today

Sleep trackers may help or hurt your sleep

 

Sleep trackers may help or hurt your sleep
Aug. 12 |  Sharon Bergquist |  FOX 5 Atlanta
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Featured Events
 
 Guided Meditation

 

Guided Meditation
All are welcome to come to guided meditation with the Emory Buddhist Club to learn about meditation and Buddhism.
When: Aug. 22, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
Emory Farmers Market, Student Sustainability Showcase, Pops Party

 

Emory Farmers Market, Student Sustainability Showcase, Pops Party
This market features the Pops Popsicle Party and coincides with the Student Sustainability Showcase. Weekly markets resume the following week.
When: Aug. 27, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
Volleyball: Emory vs. Guilford

 

Volleyball: Emory vs. Guilford
The No. 1-ranked Eagles will play Guilford Quakers in their season-opening game followed by a second game against Johnson and Wales at 7 p.m.
When: Aug. 30, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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43rd Annual J.D. Martin Professorship: Leigh A. Neumayer on "So You Want to be a Leader: Lessons Learned From a Path Less Traveled"
When: Aug. 22, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Candler Theology Educational Garden Workday
When: Aug. 22, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Dickey Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Cox Educational Garden Workday
When: Aug. 22, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Clinical Ethics Seminar: Anne-Elisabeth Courrier on "Health Data Protection in the World Digital Age: Privacy at Risk"
When: Aug. 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics
Admission: Free
 
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The Fixie Free Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: Aug. 22, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Parking deck underneath First-Year Quad, Eagle Row
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Eagle Row Educational Garden Workday
When: Aug. 23, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Eagle Row Garden, beside the tennis courts
Admission: Free
 
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Med School Garden Workday
When: Aug. 26, 11:00 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine
Admission: Free
 
27
Aug.
 
Workshop: EndNote Basics: Hands On
When: Aug. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
27
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Laney Graduate School Welcome Picnic
When: Aug. 27, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Math & Science Atrium
Admission: Free
 
28
Aug.
 
Rollins School of Public Health Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
When: Aug. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Rita Anne Rollins Room
Admission: Free; RSVP
 
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Oxford College Convocation
When: Aug. 28, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Williams Gymnasium
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: 3D Modeling Basics
When: Aug. 30, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Computing Center, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Sewanee
When: Aug. 30, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center Soccer Field
Admission: Free
 
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