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Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016
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COMMUNITY
'Camp Swoop' celebrates Homecoming with packed schedule of events
Emory commemorates Homecoming this week with dozens of activities for students and alumni, culminating with Saturday's parade and concert featuring Smash Mouth.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Mitchell wins silver, bronze at 2016 Paralympic Games
Cassie Mitchell, an Emory alumna and research professor in biomedical engineering, brings home two medals from the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

 

SIMULATION
Emory leads two-day radiation response exercise at Emory University Hospital and Dobbins Air Reserve Base
A two-day, full-scale exercise tested Emory's capability as a Radiation Injury Treatment Network center in coordination with Dobbins Air Reserve Base and 15 other health care and government agencies.

INNOVATION
Lights, camera, action: Film crews get warm welcome at Emory
Emory has steadily courted the television and film industry, encouraging location scouts to choose the University as a set for their projects. For students, the chance to observe filmmaking firsthand provides a critical form of research.

 

RESEARCH
Study links Chinese Elm trees with increased fall pollen counts in Atlanta
According to an Emory study on changing pollen trends in Atlanta, an increasing pollen count during fall may correspond with a growing presence of Chinese Elm trees.

 

RECOGNITION
Talk With Me Baby launches national toolkit at White House event
The Talk With Me Baby initiative launched a new national toolkit on Sept. 15 at the White House Summit on Behavioral Science Insights. The project aims to ensure that all children read on grade level by the end of third grade by increasing their vocabulary and conversation beginning in the womb.

PROFILE
Mike Bartell: Finding 'Ultimate' success on U.S. National Team
Emory sophomore Mike Bartell traveled to Poland over the summer to compete in the World Junior Ultimate Championship, helping the U.S. bring home the gold medal.
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Homecoming 2016
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"Camp Swoop" is the theme for this year's Homecoming activities hosted by the Student Programming Council. Students got into the summer camp spirit on Monday and Tuesday with tents, tie-dye, friendship bracelets, s'mores, a talent show, games and more. See additional photos.

'Still Raising Hell: The Art, Activism and Archives of Camille Billops and James V. Hatch'
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A reception on Thursday, Sept. 15, marked the debut of Woodruff Library's new exhibit showcasing materials from one of the most important collections related to 20th-century African American artists, theater and art history. View more photos from the opening.

Pianos for Peace
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The public art project Pianos for Peace came to Emory last week, with a hand-painted piano available on the terrace of the Dobbs University Center for anyone to play and enjoy. See more photos from the impromptu performances.
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Take Note
 
Volunteer on Saturday to help make Homecoming a zero-waste event
Volunteer on Saturday to help make Homecoming a zero-waste event

Take the Iron/SAAC Challenge and show your mettle
Take the Iron/SAAC Challenge and show your mettle

Candler named to 'Seminaries that Change the World' for fourth time
Candler named to 'Seminaries that Change the World' for fourth time

Emory Healthcare Network primary care practices earn Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition
Emory Healthcare Network primary care practices earn Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition
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Emory Insider: Tips
 
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Know when your shuttle will arrive: Riders of Emory's Cliff Shuttles can use TransLoc to track shuttles in real time. Visit the TransLoc website or download the TransLoc app for your mobile phone.
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In The News
 
President Obama rallies the Congressional Black Caucus

 

President Obama rallies the Congressional Black Caucus
Sept. 19 |  Andra Gillespie |  U.S. News & World Report

Scuba, parrots, yoga: Veterans embrace alternative therapies for PTSD

 

Scuba, parrots, yoga: Veterans embrace alternative therapies for PTSD
Sept. 18 |  Barbara Rothbaum |  New York Times

Trump's and Clinton's favorable ratings are awful. Here's why.

 

Trump's and Clinton's favorable ratings are awful. Here's why.
Sept. 15 |  Alan Abramowitz |  Christian Science Monitor
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Featured Events
 
Opening night: "The Boys from Syracuse"

 

Opening night: "The Boys from Syracuse"
Theater Emory presents this musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors" through Oct. 2.
When: Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
Careers In Arts Management: Panel Discussion and Networking Night

 

Careers In Arts Management: Panel Discussion and Networking Night
All majors are welcome to hear from a panel of expert alumni and professionals in arts management, followed by questions and individual networking.
When: Sept. 26, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
Transforming an Emory Original: Carlos Hall 1916-2016

 

Transforming an Emory Original: Carlos Hall 1916-2016
Clark Poling, professor of art history emeritus and former director of the Carlos Museum, celebrates the building's 100th anniversary.
When: Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Copyright and Your Electronic Thesis or Dissertation
When: Sept. 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Robert W. Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Money, Media and the Problem of Value in Anglophone Nigerian Poetry
When: Sept. 22, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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Philosophy Colloquium: "Context"
When: Sept. 22, 4:15 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Gallery Talk with Gonkar Gyatso
When: Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Disability Studies Initiative: "A Body, Undone: Living on After Great Pain"
When: Sept. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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Comparative Decision-Making in Non-Human Primates
When: Sept. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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13th Annual J. Willis Hurst History of Medicine Symposium
When: Sept. 24, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Medical Education Building, Room 110
Admission: Free but registration required
 
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Clarinet Meets Guitar: An Evening of Shubert, Piazzola and More
When: Sept. 24, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory-Glenn Day
When: Sept. 25, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Sanctuary and Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Centre College
When: Sept. 25, 1:00 p.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
 
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Whitewashing the South: White Memories of Segregation and Civil Rights
When: Sept. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Philip Thomson on Piano
When: Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Music & Storytelling: An Evening with Anna & Elizabeth
When: Sept. 26, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Pitts Weekly Workshop: How Do I Cite My Work, and What Do I Need to Know About Copyright?
When: Sept. 27, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library, Room 560A
Admission: Free
 
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Writing Punjabi Across Borders
When: Sept. 27, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Callaway Center, Room S-319
Admission: Free
 
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Religion and Public Health Community of Scholars Reception
When: Sept. 27, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Rita Ann Rollins Room (864)
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Soccer: Emory vs. Piedmont College
When: Sept. 27, 7:00 p.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
 
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Knee Injuries in Young Athletes Live Chat
When: Sept. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Mixed Blessing: Faith Communities, Food Pantries and the Lived Realities of Food Insecurity in the Southern United States
When: Sept. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Pitts Weekly Workshops: Using Zotero to Manage Your Research and Citations
When: Sept. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library, Room 369
Admission: Free
 
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Faith and Economic Justice
When: Sept. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Buddha in a Shopping Bag
When: Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Popeye" (1980)
When: Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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