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Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016
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INSPIRATION
'Denial' brings Emory professor's battle for historical truth to the big screen
With the release of the new feature film "Denial," Emory professor Deborah Lipstadt reflects upon her landmark legal battle against a Holocaust denier and Emory's support as she fought to uphold historical truth. Lipstadt (right) is portrayed by Academy Award-winning actress Rachel Weisz in the film, which opens Oct. 7 in Atlanta.

 

RESOURCES
Emory's Holocaust Denial on Trial website redesigned, relaunched
Holocaust Denial on Trial, a website founded by Emory professor Deborah Lipstadt, has been relaunched to coincide with the release of "Denial." The site refutes myths propagated by Holocaust deniers, including claims about the authenticity of Anne Frank's diary.

 

RANKINGS
Emory ranks 18th in new Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education college poll
In a new ranking of top colleges and universities in the U.S. by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education, Emory University ranked 18th out of 500 national public and private universities.

 

PROFILE
Biology professor holds meetings on the run
Emory College biology lecturer Patrick Cafferty takes one of his weekly office hours on the road for a three-mile run through campus. It's part of an overarching goal to connect with students in his human physiology class as a teacher and mentor.

INNOVATION
Emory's 'Rolosense' rolling to finals of Collegiate Inventors Competition
The first rolling DNA motor -- the biological equivalent of the invention of the wheel for the field of DNA machines -- is headed from its origins in an Emory chemistry lab to the finals of the 2016 Collegiate Inventors Competition in Washington, D.C.

 

INTERNATIONAL
Emory hosts China-focused events throughout October
China is one of five geographic focal points named in Emory's global strategies, a blueprint for the University's engagement around the world. Several events this month explore the relationship between China and the U.S.

 

SAFETY
Learn life-saving skills at CPR and First-Aid Marathon
In time for Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month, free CPR and first-aid training will be offered Oct. 15 to Emory faculty, staff and students.

 

COMMUNITY
Winship 5K raises record amount to benefit cancer research
For the sixth year in a row, the Winship Win the Fight 5K Walk/Run raised a record level of cancer research funding, bringing in more than $880,000.

EVENTS
October: 10 things to do for $10 or less
October brings plenty of fall traditions to campus, from cheering on sports teams to mummies for Halloween. A variety of special events round out this month's calendar.
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Sustainable Food Fair
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Organized by students, the annual Sustainable Food Fair filled the Cox Bridge on Friday, Sept. 30, featuring tastings, educational displays and sustainably grown produce and other foods to purchase. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
Emory releases 2016 reports on campus security, fire safety
Emory releases 2016 reports on campus security, fire safety

Join the campus-wide energy reduction competition through Oct. 31
Join the campus-wide energy reduction competition through Oct. 31

Colombian ambassador to deliver Emory Law's inaugural Global Leaders Lecture
Colombian ambassador to deliver Emory Law's inaugural Global Leaders Lecture

Reminder: Submit nominations for honorary degrees by Oct. 15
Reminder: Submit nominations for honorary degrees by Oct. 15
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
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Give or get help: The Student Hardship Fund is designed to help full-time Emory University students who are experiencing financial problems due to a catastrophic event. Learn more about how you can donate to the fund or apply for help.
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In The News
 
GOP looks to revive a dying breed: Ticket-splitters

 

GOP looks to revive a dying breed: Ticket-splitters
Oct. 4 |  Alan Abramowitz |  Wall Street Journal

New college ranking lists Emory in U.S. top 20

 

New college ranking lists Emory in U.S. top 20
Oct. 3 |  Claire E. Sterk |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Executive pay clawbacks are gratifying, but not particularly effective

 

Executive pay clawbacks are gratifying, but not particularly effective
Sept. 30 |  George S. Georgiev |  New York Times

It may not be a boy when dad's been exposed to dioxin

 

It may not be a boy when dad's been exposed to dioxin
Sept. 29 |  Michele Marcus |  Fox News
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Featured Events
 
Personality, Partisanship and the Presidency

 

Personality, Partisanship and the Presidency
Hear political scientist Alan Abramowitz and psychologist Scott Lilienfeld discuss politicians' personality traits and how politics get so partisan.
When: Oct. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS 290
Admission: Free
"Denial" Screening and Q&A with Emory Professor Deborah Lipstadt

 

"Denial" Screening and Q&A with Emory Professor Deborah Lipstadt
View "Denial," then hear from the professor whose battle against a Holocaust denier forms the basis of the film.
When: Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Regal Tara Cinemas 4
Admission: $13.28 adults; $10.46 seniors and children
Atlanta Master Chorale: Dreamers of Dreams

 

Atlanta Master Chorale: Dreamers of Dreams
Experience a fanciful program of selections from some of the best dreamers in the musical world.
When: Oct. 8, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $20; $15 discount categories; $10 students
Volleyball: Emory vs. Oglethorpe and Emory vs. Agnes Scott

 

Volleyball: Emory vs. Oglethorpe and Emory vs. Agnes Scott
The 7th-ranked Eagles take on Oglethorpe at 4 p.m., then Agnes Scott at 8 p.m.
When: Oct. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Physical Education Center
Admission: Free
 
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Clarkston Response to Syria
When: Oct. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Room P35
Admission: Free
 
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Benario Lecture in Roman Studies
When: Oct. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Sino-U.S. Relations After G20
When: Oct. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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Jazz on the Green
When: Oct. 6, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Patterson Green
Admission: Free
 
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The Too-Busy City: Atlanta and Urbanity
When: Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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A2D Photography Group Exhibit Open House
When: Oct. 9, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Chase Gallery
Admission: Free
 
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Beyond Diplomacy: Opportunities for U.S.-China Cooperation on Climate Change
When: Oct. 12, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Rita Anne Rollins Room
Admission: Free
 
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Fuld Distinguished Scholar Lecture
When: Oct. 12, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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The Politics We Need: Faith, the Presidential Election and the Choices Ahead
When: Oct. 12, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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A Century of America's National Parks
When: Oct. 12, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Weird Science" (1985)
When: Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Andrew Bryant
When: Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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