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Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016
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SCHOLARSHIPS
Bobby Jones scholars announced for yearlong study in Scotland
Four exceptional Emory College seniors have been chosen as this year's recipients of the Robert T. Jones Scholarships, enabling them to study topics ranging from health care to sustainable development to art history at the University of St. Andrews.

 

Achievement
Emory Leads: 2015 Annual Report
"Emory leads." Simple but bold, these words summarize the University's trajectory over the last year. Be inspired as you meet just a few of the faculty, staff and students creating unforgettable legacies of leadership.

 

ENGAGEMENT
Website seeks feedback on responses to racial justice demands
In a message to the Emory community, Ajay Nair, dean of Campus Life, invites feedback on possible solutions to demands set forth by the Black Students of Emory movement. A special website, Dialogue at Emory, has been created to engage the community in the process.

 

SPORTS
Swimming & Diving teams capture 18th consecutive UAA championships
For the 18th straight year, the Emory University women's and men's swimming & diving teams were crowned University Athletic Association Team Champions. Both teams head to the NCAA Championships in March.

 

CREATIVITY
Student photography featured in Woodruff Library
Striking photographs by members of the Emory Photography Club are featured in a new display in Woodruff Library's Level 2 Learning Commons. The exhibit will change approximately every three months.

 

EVENTS
March calendar includes readings, concerts, films and more
Amber Dermont, author of the New York Times bestselling novel "The Starboard Sea," visits Emory on March 24, part of a diverse slate of arts events scheduled for the month.

 

social media
Emory University tops 30,000 Twitter followers
Emory University's official Twitter account topped 30,000 followers on Monday, a significant milestone in Emory's social media presence.

 

outreach
Pride Awards honor diverse LGBT advocates and allies
From helping transgender students use preferred identifications in student records to leading safe space training, the winners of Emory's annual Pride Awards have had a lasting impact on LGBT issues.

 

RANKINGS
Emory ranks No. 15 in the world for best student-staff ratio
Emory University ranks No. 15 on a new list of the world's top 100 universities with the best student-staff ratio. Compiled by Times Higher Education, the 2016 ranking includes 800 universities from 70 different countries.

 

TOP DOG
Best-in-breed show dog assists with Emory neuroscience
Viewers of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show learned about Emory's Dog Project thanks to Eli, a participant in the ground-breaking neuroscience research, and his owner and handler, Emory alumna Lindsay Fetters. Eli took top honors for his breed.

PROFILE
Savannah Miller: Antarctica bound
After trips to the Amazon River basin, Africa and the Paris climate talks, Emory College senior Savannah Miller is bound for Antarctica next month. Learn where her passion for environmental policy will take her next.
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Photo Galleries
 
Wonderful Wednesday with One Billion Rising
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Wonderful Wednesday got an added boost Feb. 17 thanks to dancers representing One Billion Rising, a movement to end violence against women around the world. The weekly tradition also featured its popular mix of information tables. View more photos.

Oxford Science Building grand opening
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The grand opening of Oxford College's new science building drew a crowd of more than 400 for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting, tours and hands-on lab demonstrations. See more photos from the festivities.
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Take Note
 
Emory men's tennis wins ITA National Indoor Championship
Emory men's tennis wins ITA National Indoor Championship

Rose Library seeks nominations for new undergraduate awards
Rose Library seeks nominations for new undergraduate awards

Symposium to explore relationship between Confederate heritage, African American history
Symposium to explore relationship between Confederate heritage, African American history

Zika virus focus of talk by World Health Organization executive
Zika virus focus of talk by World Health Organization executive

Acclaim: Recent awards include health, history, music and more
Acclaim: Recent awards include health, history, music and more

School of Nursing receives Future of Nursing Scholars grant to prepare PhD nurses
School of Nursing receives Future of Nursing Scholars grant to prepare PhD nurses
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Emory Insider
 
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Looking for a part-time job? The Emory Employee-Student Job Network helps Emory students connect with faculty and staff needing part-time babysitting, pet care, house sitting, lawn care, etc. Sign in to Eagle Ops, Emory's online career management system, to view these jobs.
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In The News
 
Emory students work on plan to help people thousands of miles away

 

Emory students work on plan to help people thousands of miles away
Feb. 20 |  Rifat Mursalin, Safiyah Bharwani, Rachel Citrin, Victoria Umutoni |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Opinion makers: End of AIDS in sight?

 

Opinion makers: End of AIDS in sight?
Feb. 19 |  Carlos del Rio |  Medpage Today

One in three American adults not getting enough sleep

 

One in three American adults not getting enough sleep
Feb. 18 |  Nancy Collop |  Reuters

In battle for South Carolina black voters, Democrats face generational divide

 

In battle for South Carolina black voters, Democrats face generational divide
Feb. 16 |  Andra Gillespie |  NPR
 
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"People want women to be a monolith. They really never were. People have talked about African-Americans or Latinos as though they are a monolith, and the truth is that that's never been the case. Minority communities are actually very, very diverse."
Andra Gillespie, NPR, Feb. 16, 2016
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Featured Events
 
Dear World Live From Emory

 

Dear World Live From Emory
Keynote by Jonah Evans, "Dear World" executive producer
When: Feb. 25, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Winship Ballroom, Dobbs University Center
Admission: Free
Excursion: Atlanta Hawks v. Chicago Bulls

 

Excursion: Atlanta Hawks v. Chicago Bulls
Office of International Student Life event includes food and transportation
When: Feb. 26, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Phillips Arena
Admission: $44
Rita Dove poetry reading

 

Rita Dove poetry reading
Former U.S. poet laureate returns for the Raymond Danowski Reading Series
When: Feb. 28, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
Admission: Free
 
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Virtues of Inwardness: Ethics, Imagination and How the Liberal Arts Can Help Us to Flourish
When: Feb. 25, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Few Multipurpose Room
Admission: Free
 
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Creativity & Arts Awards
When: Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Chase Upper Lobby, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
Admission: Free; RSVP requested
 
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Movie Screening: "Outro Pais"
When: Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 112
Admission: Free
 
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International Coffee Hour
When: Feb. 26, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Brooks Commons, Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
When: Feb. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rooms 312 and 314
Admission: Free
 
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Emory China Care Club's "Voice of Emory" singing competition
When: Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: $5
 
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GlobeMed's Thai Tea House
When: Feb. 27, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Bread Coffeehouse
Admission: $8
 
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Music from the Stage and Screen
When: Feb. 27, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
Admission: Free
 
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Teaching Abroad Panel
When: Feb. 29, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Admissions Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Spread the Love Vigil
When: Feb. 29, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Emory Farmers Market
When: March 1, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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