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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016
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VOLUNTEERING
Emory Cares Day brings community together for service projects
Emory Cares International Service Day is Saturday, Nov. 12, and students, faculty, staff, alumni and family members are invited to take part in volunteer projects in Atlanta and around the world. Registration is now open for local service trips.

 

MATHEMATICS
Emory's Ken Ono chats with Neil deGrasse Tyson on 'StarTalk'
What do you get when you add an astrophysicist and a number theorist to a comedian? A fun conversation with National Geographic Channel's Neil deGrasse Tyson, Emory mathematician Ken Ono and stand-up comic Eugene Mirman, airing Nov. 7.

 

EVENTS
10 things to do for $10 or less
From CultureSHOCK to the start of basketball season, Emory's calendar remains packed with events as the fall semester races toward the finish line.

 

HEALTH
Antibodies from Ebola survivors neutralize virus, protect against infection in lab mice
A study by scientists at the Emory Vaccine Center, in collaboration with the biotechnology company Atreca, Inc., offers the potential for further research that could lead to therapeutic agents and vaccines against a rapidly evolving Ebola virus.

LITERATURE
Emory welcomes Shakespeare's First Folio to campus
"The First Folio: The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare" opens Saturday at the Carlos Museum, the only Georgia site chosen to host the exhibit featuring the first printing of many of the Bard's legendary plays.

 

ENVIRONMENT
Rollins School of Public Health part of NASA team studying air pollution
Rollins School of Public Health, as part of an international team of researchers and policy specialists, is the joint recipient of a $100 million award from NASA to develop the world's first public health satellite mission.

 

COLLABORATION
Emory, local health clinic and corporate partner collaborate to combat diet-related disease
A team made up of Emory faculty, staff and students, a local grocery chain and a health care clinic received $25,000 from General Electric to fight obesity, diabetes and other diet-related disease in Southwest Atlanta.

 

ARTS
Atlanta Music Festival promotes harmony across racial, social landscapes
Legendary opera star Jessye Norman will headline the Atlanta Music Festival's Gala Concert, featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch, on Nov. 18 at Glenn Memorial Auditorium.

POLITICS
Election fuels public scholarship for Emory experts
Emory political science professors Alan Abramowitz and Andra Gillespie serve as prominent resources for national and international media, offering context in the 2016 presidential race.
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Puppy Petting "Boo"
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What's better than a petting zoo? A petting "boo" with adorable puppies dressed in Halloween costumes. There were plenty of happy smiles and wagging tails on campus Friday as Pawsitive Outreach offered information on how to volunteer with local no-kill animal shelters. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
Oxford College women's tennis team captures NJCAA Division III national championship
Oxford College women's tennis team captures NJCAA Division III national championship

Building Recycling Competition underway through November
Building Recycling Competition underway through November

Gwinnett County Transit to launch new express route to Emory, CDC
Gwinnett County Transit to launch new express route to Emory, CDC

Summaries available for September meetings of University Senate, Faculty Council
Summaries available for September meetings of University Senate, Faculty Council
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Emory Insider: Amenities
 
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Get your gadgets: Emory students, faculty and staff can check out a variety of electronic gadgets from Woodruff Library. Options range from laptops and chargers available for three-hour use within the library to items like iPads, iPods and digital cameras that can be checked out for up to a week.
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In The News
 
Political groups fight for control of state supreme courts

 

Political groups fight for control of state supreme courts
Nov. 2 |  Joanna Shepherd |  Associated Press

Skin patches may help kids' peanut allergies, study says

 

Skin patches may help kids' peanut allergies, study says
Oct. 31 |  Jennifer Shih |  CNN

White House pushes for STEM education, mentorship

 

White House pushes for STEM education, mentorship
Oct. 28 |  Ken Ono |  USA Today

Long before Twitter, Martin Luther was a media pioneer

 

Long before Twitter, Martin Luther was a media pioneer
Oct. 28 |  Emory University |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
Sara Miles: Breaking Bread With a Broken World

 

Sara Miles: Breaking Bread With a Broken World
Author and founder of a San Francisco food pantry that feeds thousands speaks on her work and her mission.
When: Nov. 3, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
Romeo and Juliet

 

Romeo and Juliet
Theater Emory presents Shakespeare's classic love story with performances through Nov. 13.
When: Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Mary Gray Munroe Theater
Admission: $22; $18 discount categories; $6 students
Harland Cinema Night: "Shrek" and "Shrek 2"

 

Harland Cinema Night: "Shrek" and "Shrek 2"
The University Center Board hosts a screening of the first two "Shrek" films with free food.
When: Nov. 5, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Professional Communication: The Elevator Pitch
When: Nov. 3, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Few Hall, Multipurpose Room
Admission: Free
 
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Creativity Conversation with Alan Mandell and Lois Overbeck: "Engagement in the Arts: Samuel Beckett in Prison"
When: Nov. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Changes in American Religion: Trends Among the General Public
When: Nov. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Tarbutton Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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2015: A Transformative Year for the Radical Right?
When: Nov. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Goods, Power and Women in 19th-Century Benguela, West Central Africa
When: Nov. 3, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Before the Flood"
When: Nov. 3, 6:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Commission on Racial and Social Justice Town Hall
When: Nov. 3, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Centro Latino
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Debates: Young Democrats vs. College Republicans
When: Nov. 3, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Art is Work, Work is Art
When: Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Religious Congregations in 20th-Century America
When: Nov. 4, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Shakespeare at Emory film screening: "Titus" (1999)
When: Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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African Coffee Tasting and Gallery Talk
When: Nov. 5, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Shangrila Parvin, soprano, senior recital; Elena Cholakova, piano
When: Nov. 5, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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First Year Semi-Formal
When: Nov. 5, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Fernbank
Admission: Free
 
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Words Fail So Simply Much Love: Celebration of "The Letters of Samuel Beckett, Volume 4, 1966-1989"
When: Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Concert and exhibition: Listening to Memories
When: Nov. 5, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Explorations: Virtual and Augmented Reality at Emory
When: Nov. 7, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building Living Room, 3rd Floor
Admission: Free
 
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Prison and Social Death
When: Nov. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Internships in Arts and Entertainment
When: Nov. 7, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 114
Admission: Free
 
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Brian Eno's "Music for Airports": The Nature of Ambient Music
When: Nov. 7, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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Staged reading: "Castelvines y Monteses" by Lope de Vega
When: Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mary Gray Munroe Theater
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Laura Ardan, clarinet, accompanied by Will Ransom
When: Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Nov. 8, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Submitting Your Electronic Dissertation/Thesis
When: Nov. 8, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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The Bard in Bollywood film series: "Omkara"
When: Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Election Watch Night
When: Nov. 8, 9:30 p.m.
Where: Center for Women
Admission: Free
 
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Diversity, Demographics and the Age of Donald Trump
When: Nov. 9, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta: Still the Black Mecca? Race, Social Inequality and Urban Displacement in 21st-Century Atlanta
When: Nov. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Georgia State University Law School Ballroom, 85 Park Place, Atlanta
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tours
When: Nov. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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World Toilet Day: "MDGs to SDGs: What is the Difference and What Do We Do Differently?"
When: Nov. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Mauerfall Museum
When: Nov. 9, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Defining Spiritual Health
When: Nov. 9, 5:30 p.m.
Where: WHSCAB Plaza
Admission: Free
 
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A Century of America's National Parks
When: Nov. 9, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "300" (2006)
When: Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Staged reading: "Fortunes of the Moor"
When: Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
 
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Jaap de Roode: How Monarch Butterflies Self-Medicate
When: Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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