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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016
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INSPIRATION
Exhibit on African American art and culture takes flight at Woodruff Library
"Still Raising Hell: The Art, Activism and Archives of Camille Billops and James V. Hatch" showcases materials from one of the most important collections related to 20th-century African American artists, theater and art history.

 

HONORS
Emory ranked among Top 20 national universities by U.S. News
Emory University has been ranked 20th among the nation's top universities in the new 2017 Best Colleges guidebook from U.S. News and World Report.

 

OUTREACH
Symposium encourages students to seek STEM graduate degrees from Emory
Convened by the Laney Graduate School, the annual STEM Research and Career Symposium welcomes more than 100 students from underrepresented groups to the Emory campus Sept. 18-20.

 

RECOGNITION
Trethewey awarded Academy of American Poets Fellowship
Natasha Trethewey, Emory professor and former U.S. poet laureate, has been awarded the 2016 Academy of American Poets Fellowship. Past recipients include Gwendolyn Brooks, Robert Frost and Ezra Pound.

 

INITIATIVES
Campus Life promotes new spaces, student support
With the new academic year underway, Campus Life seeks to help students find common ground -- from opening a new event pavilion to supporting new voters in the presidential election.

 

MUSIC
Emory's own Vega String Quartet starts the year on big notes
The Vega String Quartet, Emory's quartet in residence, welcomes new first violinist and rising star Elizabeth Fayette and celebrates a monumental fundraising milestone with a free concert on Sept. 18.

 

COMMUNITY
Campus vigil remembers black lives lost to violence
Sharing songs, poetry and personal stories, members of the Emory community gathered at Cannon Chapel for "Know Justice. Know Peace: Lifting Our Voices for Black Lives."

ACHIEVEMENT
Goldwater Scholarship winners focus on number theory
Emory College math majors Noam Kantor and Ethan Alwaise are recipients of the Goldwater Scholarship, the nation's premier scholarship for undergraduates studying math, natural sciences and engineering.
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PHOTO GALLERY
 
Emory welcomes President Sterk
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Emory students, faculty and staff turned out Friday for a block party in Asbury Circle to officially welcome new President Claire E. Sterk. Read about the event and view more photos.
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Take Note
 
Hospital disaster exercise planned for Friday morning
Hospital disaster exercise planned for Friday morning

Colloquium series to explore issues of race, ethnicity
Colloquium series to explore issues of race, ethnicity

Volleyball hosts Emory Invitational this weekend
Volleyball hosts Emory Invitational this weekend

Emory announces inaugural Brazil Week, Sept. 19-23
Emory announces inaugural Brazil Week, Sept. 19-23

Register for the Winship Win the Fight 5K, stepping off Oct. 1
Register for the Winship Win the Fight 5K, stepping off Oct. 1
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Emory Insider: Traditions
 
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Carter Town Hall: Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will be on campus tonight for the 35th annual Carter Town Hall, an Emory tradition since he became University Distinguished Professor in 1982. The beloved event gives first-year students an opportunity to hear from the Nobel Peace Prize winner in an informal, question-and-answer format.
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In The News
 
The Politico 50

 

The Politico 50
Sept. 11 |  Carol Anderson |  Politico

Pneumonia is serious but Clinton should bounce back, say doctors

 

Pneumonia is serious but Clinton should bounce back, say doctors
Sept. 11 |  Sharon Bergquist |  Associated Press

Disability is 'fundamental to being human'

 

Disability is 'fundamental to being human'
Sept. 9 |  Rosemarie Garland-Thomson |  Georgia Public Broadcasting
 
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"Most of us will move in and out of disability in our lifetimes, whether we do so through illness, an injury or merely the process of aging. Still, most Americans don't know how to be disabled."
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Sept. 9, 2016
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Featured Events
 
Haunted Harris

 

Haunted Harris
Get into the Halloween spirit and come if you dare to the haunted rooms of Harris Hall and the Complex.
When: Oct. 27, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Harris, Thomas, Smith and Hopkins residence halls
Admission: Free
Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra

 

Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra
R.E.M.'s Mike Mills premieres his new violin concerto with virtuoso Robert McDuffie and the Fifth House Ensemble.
When: Oct. 28, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $50; $40 discount categories; $5 Emory students
Annual Aria and Concerto Competition

 

Annual Aria and Concerto Competition
Emory students compete for the honor to perform as soloists with Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Emory Wind Ensemble at the Nov. 19 concert.
When: Oct. 30, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Children's Environmental Health Panel Discussion
When: Oct. 27, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing Auditorium, Room P01
Admission: Free
 
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EndNote Introduction
When: Oct. 27, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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I Love a Mystery: Narrative Innovations in 1940s Hollywood
When: Oct. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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Denouncing Sovereignty: Process and Relations in Extralegal Killings
When: Oct. 27, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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Food, Genes and Culture
When: Oct. 27, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 303
Admission: Free
 
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"Walk with the Dead" Cemetery Walk
When: Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Student Activity and Academic Center
Admission: Free
 
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Documentary screening: "City of Trees"
When: Oct. 27, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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We Who Believe in Freedom Cannot Rest: Lessons from Black Feminism
When: Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Allen Memorial Church
Admission: Free
 
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Emerging Global Health Threats: What We Don't Know Can Hurt Us
When: Oct. 28, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Creating Bibliographies with Zotero
When: Oct. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Lunch and Linguistics Chat
When: Oct. 28, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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The Emotional Charge of Poetry
When: Oct. 28, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Kemp Malone Library, N301
Admission: Free
 
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Emory National Invitational Volleyball Tournament: Emory vs. Randolph-Macon
When: Oct. 28, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening with original music: "Nosferatu"
When: Oct. 28, 9:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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American Foxtrot Lessons
When: Oct. 29, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodpec Multipurpose Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Mr. Gaga"
When: Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Smash Bros. Tournament
When: Oct. 30, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Computing Center
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Ran" (1985)
When: Oct. 30, 3:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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The Cosmopolitan Choctaw: Literature, Indigenous Knowledge, Native Histories
When: Oct. 31, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Game on: Emerging Interactive Technology for Research and Teaching
When: Nov. 1, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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The New York Times Talks Series: The Presidential Election
When: Nov. 1, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 105
Admission: Free
 
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The Bard in Bollywood Film Series: "Maqbool"
When: Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Submitting Your Electronic Dissertation/Thesis
When: Nov. 2, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Upgrade Informational Session for Study Abroad
When: Nov. 2, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 773
Admission: Free
 
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Theory Reading Group
When: Nov. 2, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Computing Center, Fishbowl Conference Space
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Ghost World" (2001)
When: Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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