If you can't see this message,  view it in your browser
For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019
Image-header
space
 
COMMUNITY
Transit plan vote could propel light rail service to Clifton corridor
A proposal that would bring MARTA light rail service to Emory is among a broad package of projects slated for consideration this week when the Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority approves its first regional transit plan.

 

IMPACT
Emory soil analysis project leads to EPA site investigation
A project testing soils in Atlanta’s Westside community for contaminants found elevated levels of lead. The collaboration – initiated by a Rollins student – prompted investigation by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

 

CONNECTIONS
New English faculty bring expertise in digital humanities
Professors Lauren Klein and Dan Sinykin are pioneers in the emerging field of applying quantitative methods to literary analysis. Their work uses computers to help spot patterns in massive amounts of literature, unearthing never-told stories.

 

PARTNERSHIPS
Holiday shopping? Check out these small businesses mentored by Emory
Whether you're trying to finish holiday shopping or simply are interested in supporting local small businesses, the Start:ME 2019 Holiday Gift Guide could have what you need in December and beyond.

INSIGHT
'Fake News' class helps students learn to research and identify false information
Professor Judith Miller's "Fake News" class teaches first-year students how to spot biased and outright false stories. Through resources in Emory's libraries, students learn how to conduct research and find reliable sources.

 

CREATIVITY
Emory launches new innovation space, The Hatchery; names director
Emory is launching The Hatchery, the university's newest space for student ideation and innovation. Shannon Clute has been named inaugural director of the center, which officially opens at Emory Point in January.

 

CAMPUS
Candler to welcome two new faculty for spring 2020 semester
The Candler School of Theology faculty will expand in January with the addition of Walter Earl Fluker and Kwok Pui Lan. Both have served Candler in other capacities during recent years.

 

RESEARCH
Emory psychologists explore acoustics of a primal human call: the scream
Screams are prompted by a variety of emotions, from surprise to terror. But no matter what sparks them, human screams share distinctive acoustic parameters that listeners are attuned to, suggests a new study from the lab of psychologist Harold Gouzoules.

EXPANSION
University breaks ground on innovative biomedical research facility
Emory broke ground on a state-of-the-art research facility that will focus on innovation, synergy and impact for biomedical research. Health Sciences Research Building II will be built on Haygood Drive beside its sister facility, Health Sciences Research Building I.
space
 
TAKE NOTE
 
Stop by the 'Black Cosmopolitan' exhibit about James Weldon Johnson before it closes Dec. 13
Stop by the 'Black Cosmopolitan' exhibit about James Weldon Johnson before it closes Dec. 13

Nominate someone for the 2019 Women of Excellence Awards by Dec. 23
Nominate someone for the 2019 Women of Excellence Awards by Dec. 23

Campus shuttle service hours, routes will be altered during semester break
Campus shuttle service hours, routes will be altered during semester break

Winship realigns research programs to increase benefit to patients
Winship realigns research programs to increase benefit to patients
space
 
EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Be ready for winter weather: Know the multiple ways to stay informed about possible closings and delays at Emory in the event of severe weather conditions. Here is a reminder of the university's inclement weather procedures and policies.
space
 
In the News
 
8 Atlanta playwrights to watch in 2020

 

8 Atlanta playwrights to watch in 2020
Dec. 9 |  Amina McIntyre |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

4 oddly fascinating lessons to learn from chimpanzees and bonobos, our closest DNA relatives

 

4 oddly fascinating lessons to learn from chimpanzees and bonobos, our closest DNA relatives
Dec. 6 |  Frans de Waal |  Inc.

Why Peloton stock dropped more than 10% after 'sexist' ad backlash

 

Why Peloton stock dropped more than 10% after 'sexist' ad backlash
Dec. 5 |  Daniel McCarthy |  Forbes
space
 
Featured Events
 
Pet Therapy Study Break

 

Pet Therapy Study Break
Take a much-needed break from finals by de-stressing with therapy dogs. You'll enjoy it as much as the pups do.
When: Dec. 12, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Robert Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free; register for a time online
Christmas with the Atlanta Master Chorale

 

Christmas with the Atlanta Master Chorale
Celebrate the holiday with songs and carols of the season. Performances take place at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 14, and at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15.
When: Dec. 13, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Tickets $35; Emory faculty, staff and students receive a discount
Santa's Favorite Chamber Music

 

Santa's Favorite Chamber Music
Bring the family to see Old St. Nick return to the Carlos to introduce some of his favorite classical works. He'll even have treats for good listeners.
When: Dec. 15, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
12
Dec.
 
Art Exhibit: "All Tied Up: Unraveling Love, Sex and Desire"
When: Dec. 12, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Visual Arts Building
Admission: Free
 
13
Dec.
 
Mathematics Through Movement
When: Dec. 13, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
29
Dec.
 
Mens Basketball vs. Wisconsin-Oshkosh (Emory Holiday Classic)
When: Dec. 29, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff P.E. Center
Admission: Free
 
30
Dec.
 
Mens Basketball vs. Guilford College (Emory Holiday Classic)
When: Dec. 30, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff P.E. Center
Admission: Free
 
30
Dec.
 
Womens Basketball vs. Berry College
When: Dec. 30, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff P.E. Center
Admission: Free
 
space
 
Emory University

 

 
Useful Links
Campus Life
Academic Calendars
Emory Libraries
Emory Athletics

 

 
Dooley Report
About Us
Past Issues
Subscribe
Contact Us
Emory Home  |  Forward to a Friend
FacebookTwitterInstagramLinkedinRSS
Editor: Laura Douglas-Brown
Vice President for Enterprise Communications: Doug Busk
Senior Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs: David B. Sandor

Dooley Report is published by  Communications and Public Affairs
Read the Dooley Report Guidelines
Copyright 2020 Emory University | All Rights Reserved
201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 USA | 404.727.6123