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Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016
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POLITICS
Experts outline best sources for fact-checking the presidential race
With three weeks until Election Day, fact-checking is more important than ever. At a panel hosted by Emory Libraries, experts outlined their fact-checking methods and the fact-check websites they trust. Find out their best sources, just in time for tonight's debate.

 

RESOURCES
Emory receives record $574.6 million in external research funding for FY 2016
Researchers at Emory University received $574.6 million from external funding agencies in fiscal year 2016. This marks the seventh consecutive year that research funding has exceeded $500 million, and with an increase from $572.4 in FY 2015, it's the largest amount of research funding in Emory's history.

 

INNOVATION
Revamped biology labs offer more than a recipe for success
Instead of simply following instructions to achieve a known result, Emory College's undergraduate biology labs now focus on authentic research. The new approach teaches problem-solving skills and lets students experience the excitement of discovering something new.

 

COMMUNITY
Campus-wide survey to focus on diversity, inclusion
A campus-wide survey to assess the culture and climate surrounding issues of diversity and inclusion at Emory was emailed to faculty, staff and students on Oct. 17.

 

RESEARCH
Scientists achieve sustained remission in SIV infection
Scientists from Emory, led by professor Aftab Ansari, have shown they can achieve sustained control of infection by HIV's relative SIV in rhesus macaques. The results, achieved by supplementing antiretroviral drugs with an antibody during and after drug treatment, could provide a blueprint for long-lasting HIV treatment.

EVENTS
Halloween events bring spooky fun to campus
Get into the Halloween spirit with Day of the Living DUC, a zombie 5K, pumpkin painting, a cemetery walk, Mummies and Mixers, a haunted house in Harris Hall and more. Events kick off Friday and continue through Oct. 31.

 

SUSTAINABILITY
Biology professor's work with nature preserve in running for 'hero' award
An Emory professor of laboratory teaching, Chris Beck, is being recognized for his volunteer work involving an unexpected kind of laboratory: a 28-acre Atlanta nature sanctuary.

 

HONORS
National Academy of Medicine elects Emory nursing, public health researchers 
The National Academy of Medicine has elected Deborah W. Bruner, Woodruff Professor of Nursing, and K.M. Venkat Narayan, Hubert Professor of Global Health, to its 2016 class of leading health scientists and international members, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

 

SUPPORT
Emory's Carlos Museum receives $1 million gift
Real estate businessman and entrepreneur Charles S. Ackerman has fulfilled a pledge to gift $1 million to the Michael C. Carlos Museum to name the museum's reception hall the Charles S. Ackerman Hall.

 

IMPACT
Intimate Partner Violence Working Group marks decade of campus support
October is National Relationship Violence Awareness Month, marked at Emory with a Take Back the Night march and rally Oct. 24. It also offers a chance to reflect on a decade of campus work addressing IPV.

PROFILE
Wanda Swan: Preventing violence, supporting survivors, building 'Respect'
As director of the Respect Program, Wanda Swan oversees Emory's central hub for interpersonal violence prevention and survivor support. She traces her advocacy roots back to her mother -- "the first feminist I'd ever met, though she wouldn't call herself that."
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Photo Galleries
 
Emory Integrity Project welcomes Malala Fund co-founder
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The Emory Integrity Project hosted Shiza Shahid, co-founder of the Malala Fund, on Oct. 18. Shahid is a close friend of Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for speaking out for her right to education. View more photos from Shahid's visit.

First Aid and CPR Marathon
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The Emory community had the opportunity to learn basic life-saving skills on Saturday, Oct. 15, at a free First Aid and CPR Marathon hosted by the Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response. See more photos from the event and find out how you can schedule training.
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Take Note
 
Discussion to showcase Shakespeare's impact on artists' books
Discussion to showcase Shakespeare's impact on artists' books

Green Labs Incentive Fund grant deadline extended to Oct. 31
Green Labs Incentive Fund grant deadline extended to Oct. 31

Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honor society accepting applications
Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honor society accepting applications

Apply for 'Journeys of Reconciliation' trip to Louisiana focused on environmental and racial justice
Apply for 'Journeys of Reconciliation' trip to Louisiana focused on environmental and racial justice

Executive vice president searches launched
Executive vice president searches launched
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
Emory Insider

 

Borrow a DVD: Emory's Music and Media Library offers more than 13,000 DVDs, including many popular titles, in its DVD-Lend collection. Students and qualified University staff can check out up to three DVDs for three days at a time.
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In The News
 
Does objectivity in journalism matter?

 

Does objectivity in journalism matter?
Oct. 18 |  Hank Klibanoff |  Georgia Public Broadcasting

In the face of Zika, Southeast Asia sees grounds for cautious hope

 

In the face of Zika, Southeast Asia sees grounds for cautious hope
Oct. 17 |  Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec |  Washington Post

Ripples from the 'how low can they go' campaign

 

Ripples from the 'how low can they go' campaign
Oct. 16 |  Alan Abramowitz |  New York Times

Heart surgery patients at risk for deadly infection, CDC warns

 

Heart surgery patients at risk for deadly infection, CDC warns
Oct. 14 |  Vinod Thourani |  CNN

Do you buy a smartphone for its curves? Do you buy a car for its cup holders?

 

Do you buy a smartphone for its curves? Do you buy a car for its cup holders?
Oct. 13 |  Timothy Holbrook |  Associated Press

It's official: This election is driving Americans nuts

 

It's official: This election is driving Americans nuts
Oct. 13 |  Drew Westen |  Bloomberg News
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Featured Events
 
Film screening and discussion: "Suited"

 

Film screening and discussion: "Suited"
The HBO documentary features Emory Law student Everett Arthur and other clients of Bindle & Keep, a tailoring company catering to transgender and gender-nonconforming people.
When: Oct. 20, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Gambrell Hall, Tull Auditorium
Admission: Free
Lecture: "The Millionaire and the Bard"

 

Lecture: "The Millionaire and the Bard"
Author and economist Andrea Mays traces Henry Folger's obsession with Shakespeare's First Folio and the creation of the largest First Folio collection in the world.
When: Oct. 24, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Stuart A. Rose Library
Admission: Free
Film screening and discussion: "Rosenwald"

 

Film screening and discussion: "Rosenwald"
Learn about Julius Rosenwald, a Jewish philanthropist who never finished high school, but became president of Sears and worked with African American communities to build 3,500 schools in the South.
When: Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Richard Blanco Book Presentation
When: Oct. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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2016 Virginia S. DeHaan Lecture: "The Journey From Health Disparity to Health Equity"
When: Oct. 20, 3:30 p.m.
Where: WHSCAB Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Shakespeare and Book Arts: A Panel Discussion on Shakespeare's Impact on Fine Press and Artists' Books
When: Oct. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Undergraduate Disability Studies Initiative
When: Oct. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Co. at The Depot
Admission: Free
 
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How Metacognitive States like Tip-of-the-Tongue and Deja Vu Can Be Biasing
When: Oct. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS 290
Admission: Free
 
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Jia Chen-Fu: "Anger in a Time of War: Science and Personhood in Wartime China"
When: Oct. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, S423
Admission: Free
 
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3D Modeling 101
When: Oct. 20, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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Jazz on the Green
When: Oct. 20, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Patterson Green
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Oro Verde"
When: Oct. 20, 6:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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The Too-Busy City: Atlanta and Urbanity
When: Oct. 20, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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Data Science+: Quantitative Sciences Networking Night
When: Oct. 20, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Winship Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Literature is Alive @ Emory: "The Archive is Alive: Emerging Poets / Emerging Scholars"
When: Oct. 20, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Stuart A. Rose Library, Teaching and Learning Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Ad Hoc Productions Presents "[title of show]"
When: Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building, Black Box Theater
Admission: $8.50; $5.50 students
 
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Dance performance: Anat Grigorio, "Mr. Nice Guy" and Hillel Kogan, "We Love Arabs"
When: Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Dance Studio
Admission: $25; $15 discount category members; all $12 students
 
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Fall play: "J.B."
When: Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Tarbutton Performing Arts Center
Admission: $5
 
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Graphic Design Tips and Tricks for Canvas Courses
When: Oct. 21, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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DUCtoberfest 2016: Day of the Living DUC
When: Oct. 21, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
 
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Creativity Conversation: The Political Body with Anat Grigorio and Hillel Kogan
When: Oct. 21, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Health in the Americas: Progress and Challenges
When: Oct. 21, 1:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS 290
Admission: Free
 
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France Atlanta: Mental Health in Emergencies Panel Discussion
When: Oct. 21, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Chimes at Midnight" (1965)
When: Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Dissertation/Prospectus Writing Boot Camp
When: Oct. 22, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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GlobeMed: Zombie 5K
When: Oct. 22, 10:00 a.m.
Where: SAAC Recreation Field 1
Admission: $20
 
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American Foxtrot Lessons
When: Oct. 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, Multipurpose Room
Admission: Free
 
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Emory University Symphony Orchestra with Matt Haimovitz, cello, and Tim Fain, violin
When: Oct. 22, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Coiling Culture Gallery Talk
When: Oct. 23, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Level One Galleries
Admission: Free
 
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Open Streets Festival
When: Oct. 23, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Village
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Wind Ensemble: "American Perspectives"
When: Oct. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Thinking Outside the Tent: Providing Humanitarian Assistance in Urban Areas
When: Oct. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race & Difference Colloquium Series: Dark Matter in B-Boying Cyphers
When: Oct. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Take Back the Night March and Rally
When: Oct. 24, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Winship Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Gregory Tompkins, violin
When: Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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The Buzz: Emory Center for Digital Scholarship
When: Oct. 25, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Emory Center for Digital Scholarship, 3rd floor
Admission: Free
 
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The Shape of Water in India's Deccan
When: Oct. 25, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Tarbutton Hall, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Brevard
When: Oct. 25, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: Danzy Senna, prose writer
When: Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Careers for Writers Panel and Networking Event
When: Oct. 25, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Winship Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Vitamin N: Nature Contact as a Health Strategy
When: Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Tarbutton Performing Arts Center
Admission: Free
 
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Green Networking Night
When: Oct. 26, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "A History of Violence" (2005)
When: Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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The Problem of Evil and the Mystery of Suffering
When: Oct. 27, 4:15 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Haunted Harris
When: Oct. 27, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Harris Hall
Admission: Free
 
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"Walk with the Dead" Cemetery Tour
When: Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Student Activity and Academic Center
Admission: Free
 
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