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Wednesday, July 24, 2019
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ACCOMPLISHMENT
Emory student-athlete conquers Mount Kilimanjaro
Emory volleyball player and nursing student Maureen Schick reached new heights this summer when she climbed to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro with her family.

 

HISTORY
'Black Cosmopolitan' exhibit focuses on James Weldon Johnson's diplomatic career
The newest exhibit at Emory's Rose Library highlights the often-overlooked diplomatic career of James Weldon Johnson and how his international experiences intersected with his advocacy for black freedom at home and abroad.

 

IMPACT
Schapiro: Under Stevens, 'No institution and no person was above the law'
Robert Schapiro, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law at Emory, reflects on the career and legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died July 16.

NUTRITION
Study highlights need for real-time energy balance
The type and quantity of food you eat isn't all that matters to your body: when you eat can also help strike the best balance between energy consumed and energy burned during exercise, according to researchers with Emory's Center for the Study of Human Health and Rollins School of Public Health.

 

INSIGHT
'Race and the Obama Administration' explores substance, symbols and promises kept
Emory political scientist Andra Gillespie's new book offers a data-driven examination of the outcomes — and perceptions — of the Obama presidency as seen through prisms of race and politics.

 

RESEARCH
Routine blood test could lead to earlier diabetes diagnosis
The results of random plasma glucose tests could help physicians identify individuals at high risk for type 2 diabetes earlier than is normally done, according to Emory research published this week in the journal PLOS ONE.

MILESTONE
It's official: Emory recognized as largest employer in metro Atlanta
Emory University isn't only ranked as a great place to work on multiple local and national lists. Now, for the first time ever, Emory is the largest employer in metro Atlanta, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Under President Claire E. Sterk's leadership, Emory has more than 31,000 full-time employees in the metro area and 37,716 in total.
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Take Note
 
2019-20 Candler Concert Series subscriptions on sale now; student discounts apply
2019-20 Candler Concert Series subscriptions on sale now; student discounts apply

Show support for your fellow students by giving to the Emory Student Hardship Fund
Show support for your fellow students by giving to the Emory Student Hardship Fund

Apply to be a member of the Slow Food Emory Executive Board by Aug. 9
Apply to be a member of the Slow Food Emory Executive Board by Aug. 9

Rollins student named to American Journal of Public Health's 2019 student think tank
Rollins student named to American Journal of Public Health's 2019 student think tank
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In The News
 
The downside of having a sweet tooth

 

The downside of having a sweet tooth
July 22 |  Jean Welsh |  New York Times

Scooter-related injuries in Atlanta difficult to track

 

Scooter-related injuries in Atlanta difficult to track
July 19 |  Dustin Hillis and Hany Atallah |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 As temperatures climb, a push to keep workers safe

 

As temperatures climb, a push to keep workers safe
July 16 |  Linda McCauley and Vicki Hertzberg |  U.S. News & World Report
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Featured Events
 
Dive-In Movie (postponed from July 19): "Wonder Park"

 

Dive-In Movie (postponed from July 19): "Wonder Park"
Students, SAAC members and their guests can watch this animated feature in the pool. Tickets go on sale at 7:30 p.m., debit or credit only.
When: July 26, 8:15 p.m.
Where: Student Activity & Academic Center, pool
Admission: $3; guest fees apply
Emory Farmers Market Tomato Festival

 

Emory Farmers Market Tomato Festival
Celebrate tomato season with all things tomato, plus the fresh seasonal produce and prepared foods.
When: July 30, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Recycling Center Tour
When: July 25, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Recycling Center on Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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July
 
The Fixie Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: July 25, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Parking deck beneath the First-Year Quad at Eagle Row
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation
When: July 25, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Eagle Row Educational Garden Workday
When: July 26, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Eagle Row, adjacent to tennis courts
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Leather Pouch Workshop
When: July 26, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Computing Center, TechLab
Admission: Free; registration required; 1 seat left
 
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July
 
WaterHub Tours
When: July 30, 11:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Cox Educational Garden Workday
When: July 30, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Garden
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Candler Theology Educational Garden Workday
When: July 30, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Candler Theology Garden
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Compassion Meditation
When: July 31, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Summer Lecture Series: Elizabeth Corrie on "Christian Vocation and White Fragility"
When: Aug. 4, 9:45 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, Ward Fellowship Hall; also live-streamed on Facebook
Admission: Free
 
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