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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016
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LEADERSHIP
Robert M. Franklin appointed as senior adviser to the president
Emory President Claire E. Sterk has appointed Robert M. Franklin as senior adviser to the president. Franklin, the inaugural James T. and Berta R. Laney Chair in Moral Leadership, brings a broad portfolio of academic leadership and faculty experience to his newest Emory role.

 

EVENTS
October brings internationally renowned performers to campus
October arts events at Emory include performances by Jazz musician Branford Marsalis, R.E.M.'s Mike Mills and violinist Robert McDuffie, and "The President's Own" U.S. Marine Band.

 

COMMUNITY
Winship Win the Fight 5K: Still time to run, donate and volunteer
More than 3,000 runners and walkers are expected to participate in the 6th annual Winship Win the Fight 5K, which steps off Saturday from McDonough Field to raise funds for cancer research at Emory.

 

PUBLIC SAFETY
Emory taps Rus Drew as new police chief
Rus Drew has been named Emory's new police chief, effective Nov. 1. Drew comes to Emory from Columbus State University, where he has served as the school's top law enforcement officer for 10 years.

AMENITIES
Construction set to begin on interim student dining facility
Work starts Oct. 3 on an interim student dining facility in the courtyard in front of the Woodruff PE Center. The facility will serve student diners during the construction of a new Campus Life Center.

 

RESEARCH
Status drives men's reproductive success across non-industrial world
A new meta-analysis indicates a biological basis for men striving for status: "It's universally rewarded with the only currency that matters in biology -- children," explains co-author and Emory anthropologist Adrian Jaeggi.

 

HISTORY
Dialogue reflects on the Black Panther Party's legacy 50 years later
Emory's James Weldon Johnson Institute hosts "Reflections on the Black Panther Party at 50" on Sept. 29, featuring Elaine Brown, activist and former Black Panther Party chair, and Spelman College professor Beverly Guy-Sheftall.

 

ELECTION
Political experts will examine how to separate fact from spin
How do the experts wade through the spin and get to the truth during political campaigns? What can the average voter or informed citizen do to determine if political rhetoric is simply that? Emory Libraries hosts a panel discussion Oct. 13.

LITERATURE
Emory celebrates Shakespeare as First Folio's arrival nears
With a little more than a month to go before the First Folio arrives at Emory, the campus-wide celebration of the world's most famous playwright kicks into high gear with exhibits, plays, films and more.
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Homecoming Parade, Festival and Concert
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Students and alumni celebrated Homecoming last week with dozens of events, culminating Saturday, Sept. 24, with the annual parade, festival and concert. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
Theater Emory's 'The Boys From Syracuse' continues through Oct. 2
Theater Emory's 'The Boys From Syracuse' continues through Oct. 2

Sheth lecturer to discuss bridging the Internet and the 'Inner-Net'
Sheth lecturer to discuss bridging the Internet and the 'Inner-Net'

Emory Sports Hall of Fame inducts four new members
Emory Sports Hall of Fame inducts four new members

First #GoizuetaENGAGE conference for women announced
First #GoizuetaENGAGE conference for women announced

Candler to ponder 'unfinished worlds' with eminent theologian Jurgen Moltmann
Candler to ponder 'unfinished worlds' with eminent theologian Jurgen Moltmann

Apply for grants from the Green Office Incentives Fund by Oct. 5
Apply for grants from the Green Office Incentives Fund by Oct. 5
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
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Need help with writing? The Emory Writing Center provides tutoring for students in Emory College and Laney Graduate School who want help at any stage in the writing process, from exploring ideas to revising drafts to polishing up a final project.
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In The News
 
What we saw during the debate

 

What we saw during the debate
Sept. 27 |  Alan Abramowitz |  New York Times

Aetna's health reform blueprint: Invest in public health

 

Aetna's health reform blueprint: Invest in public health
Sept. 26 |  Ken Thorpe |  U.S. News & World Report

New nuclear-imaging tests show promise in locating cancer

 

New nuclear-imaging tests show promise in locating cancer
Sept. 25 |  Mark Goodman |  Wall Street Journal

New African American history museum holds few MLK artifacts

 

New African American history museum holds few MLK artifacts
Sept. 23 |  Robert Franklin |  Associated Press
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Featured Events
 
Sustainable Food Fair

 

Sustainable Food Fair
Learn about sustainable and local food, featuring tastes from Atlanta chefs and produce from local farmers and vendors at this student-led event.
When: Sept. 30, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
Soccer: Emory vs. University of Chicago

 

Soccer: Emory vs. University of Chicago
Cheer on the Emory women's soccer team at 11 a.m. and the men's team at 1:30 p.m.
When: Oct. 1, 11:00 a.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
Jazz on the Green

 

Jazz on the Green
Bring a picnic and enjoy music from Emory Jazz Ensembles.
When: Oct. 6, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Patterson Green
Admission: Free
 
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Webinar: Sustainability Initiatives at Emory with Ciannat Howett
When: Sept. 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Rollins School of Public Health Distinguished Visitor Series: Social Determinants of Health
When: Sept. 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Rita Anne Rollins Room
Admission: Free
 
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The Impact of Climate and Climate Change on Human Health: Understanding the Role of Meteorological Drivers, Effect Modifiers and Rising Temperatures
When: Sept. 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 2001
Admission: Free
 
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German Culture Club: "Energiewende" Energy Revolution Panel
When: Sept. 29, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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Neil Asks: What Do History and Poetry Reveal about Ourselves? Featuring Natasha Trethewey, Kevin Young, and Joe Crespino in conversation
When: Sept. 29, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Inventing the Future in Rwanda: Nostalgia, State-Building and Ontology
When: Sept. 29, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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Winship Win the Fight 5K
When: Oct. 1, 7:00 a.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: $40 for non-chipped timed runners and walkers; $45 for a timing chip
 
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Emory Experience Shuttle: Candler Park Fall Fest
When: Oct. 1, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
 
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Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling
When: Oct. 1, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $75; $60 discount category members; $10 Emory students
 
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Speculative Blackness: The Future of Race in Science Fiction
When: Oct. 3, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Copyright and Your Electronic Thesis or Dissertation
When: Oct. 3, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Creating Bibliographies with Zotero
When: Oct. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Literature is Alive @ Emory: Lydia Conklin, Kalpana Narayanan, Masande Ntshanga, Claire Vaye Watkins
When: Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble @ Emory Bookstore
Admission: Free
 
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Spotlight on Student Global Health Experiences
When: Oct. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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"Schaffen wir das?": Panel Discussion on the Current Refugee Situation in Germany
When: Oct. 4, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Constructing World Order: Gender, Pathology and Race in the Framing of US Non-proliferation Policy in Europe and Asia
When: Oct. 4, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Bowden Hall, Room 323
Admission: Free
 
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The South vs. Everything: Southern Inferiority, the Long Southern Strategy and the Inevitability of Donald Trump
When: Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Switching Tracks: Administrative Career Paths for PhDs
When: Oct. 5, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Few Hall, Multipurpose Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Shogun Assassin" (1972/1980)
When: Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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A2D Photography Group Exhibit Open House
When: Oct. 9, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Chase Gallery
Admission: Free
 
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