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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016
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LEADERSHIP
Greater expectations
Claire E. Sterk, Emory's 20th president, discusses the university's strengths, its ambitions, its people and her plans to lead it to even greater heights.

 

SCIENCE
Emory's Rolosense wins bronze in Collegiate Inventors Competition
Developed by Emory graduate student Aaron Blanchard and recent PhD Kevin Yehl, Rolosense -- the first rolling DNA motor -- took the bronze medal in the graduate division of the 2016 Collegiate Inventors Competition.

 

SPORTS
Emory Volleyball garners UAA Championship
After clinching the team's seventh University Athletic Association Championship, the Eagles head to the first rounds of the NCAA Division III Tournament this weekend.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory gathers to commemorate Veterans Day
The Emory Veterans Association invites the community to the annual Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the flagpole on the Quad.

 

COLLABORATION
Accelerator program supports promising businesses in marginalized Atlanta communities
Developed through Emory's Goizueta Business School, the Start:Micro-Entrepreneur Accelerator Program aims to increase neighborhood vitality by supporting entrepreneurs in Clarkston and East Lake with small business loans and mentorship.

 

RESEARCH
Emory Healthy Brain Study launches to learn more about Alzheimer's disease
Emory researchers are embarking on a new study focused on identifying factors that will predict who is at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, with the goal of earlier detection and, someday, prevention.

 

EVENTS
Shakespeare at Emory headlines November's arts offerings
Along with Shakespeare at Emory's November lineup, Arts at Emory presents a variety of film screenings, dance performances, literary readings and music events to keep your fall schedule packed.

LITERATURE
Much ado about the First Folio
"First Folio: The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare" is now open at the Carlos Museum, offering a rare look at the almost 400-year-old book that remains remarkably relevant today.
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Take Note
 
Networking event to focus on undergraduate research
Networking event to focus on undergraduate research

Emory Law to host ambassador who prosecuted genocide in Rwanda
Emory Law to host ambassador who prosecuted genocide in Rwanda

Emory Medal honors alumni for service, philanthropic spirit
Emory Medal honors alumni for service, philanthropic spirit

Nominations sought for Emory Women of Excellence Awards
Nominations sought for Emory Women of Excellence Awards

Emory's Carlos Museum Education Center named for Thalia Carlos
Emory's Carlos Museum Education Center named for Thalia Carlos
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Emory Insider: Traditions
 
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Show the world that Emory Cares: Founded in 2003, the Emory Cares International Day of Service unites students, alumni, faculty and staff to help our communities. This year's event is Saturday, Nov. 12, and students can still sign up for projects through Volunteer Emory.
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In The News
 
Test could one day determine cancer risk

 

Test could one day determine cancer risk
Nov. 8 |  Steve Szabo |  WAGA-TV

Rural vote fuels Trump; Clinton loses urban grip

 

Rural vote fuels Trump; Clinton loses urban grip
Nov. 8 |  Alan Abramowitz |  Wall Street Journal

Your presidential candidate lost. How to cope with the crushing disappointment

 

Your presidential candidate lost. How to cope with the crushing disappointment
Nov. 7 |  Nadine Kaslow |  U.S. News & World Report

Nuclear plants closing early leave decades of toxic waste stranded

 

Nuclear plants closing early leave decades of toxic waste stranded
Nov. 3 |  Mindy Goldstein |  Bloomberg News
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Featured Events
 
Will of the People: Shakespeare's Folios and Their Meaning in Our World

 

Will of the People: Shakespeare's Folios and Their Meaning in Our World
Be inspired by Duke Ellington's "Such Sweet Thunder" with Dwight Andrews as internationally recognized scholars explore Shakespeare's place in the African American arts tradition and modern Ireland.
When: Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
The Vega String Quartet

 

The Vega String Quartet
Cellist Christopher Rex joins the Vega String Quartet to perform Anton Arensky's dramatic Quartet for Violin, Viola and Two Celli.
When: Nov. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
CultureSHOCK 2016: "8,000 Stories, One Emory"

 

CultureSHOCK 2016: "8,000 Stories, One Emory"
President Claire E. Sterk gives the keynote speech at this annual event featuring diverse student performances, speakers, art and food.
When: Nov. 11, 6:00 p.m.
Where: WHSCAB Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Blood Drive Sign Up
When: Nov. 10, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Atrium
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: Exploring Andrea Mantegna's Engraving of Bacchanal with Silenus
When: Nov. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Graduate Writing Workshop: Identifying and Deploying a Narrative Thread
When: Nov. 10, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 217
Admission: Free
 
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Good Life Lecture Series: "Sitting in Difficult Places: What Volunteering in Prisons Taught Me about Flourishing"
When: Nov. 10, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Few Hall, Multipurpose Room
Admission: Free
 
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Discussion with author Jorge Galan
When: Nov. 10, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Casa Emory
Admission: Free
 
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Heavy Metal in the Streets: Pro-active Public Space Policing in Contemporary Johannesburg
When: Nov. 10, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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Theater Emory: "Romeo and Juliet"
When: Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Mary Gray Munroe Theater
Admission: $22; $18 discount categories; $6 students
 
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The Mousetrap
When: Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building, Black Box Theatre
Admission: Free
 
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Water Wars from Global to Local
When: Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Veterans Day Ceremony
When: Nov. 11, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
Admission: Free
 
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Outcasts from the Vote: Women Suffrage and Disability Over the Long Nineteenth Century United States
When: Nov. 11, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Commons
Admission: Free
 
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Open Mic Night
When: Nov. 11, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Kaldi's Coffee at the Depot
Admission: Free
 
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Antonio Sanchez: "BiRDMAN LiVE"
When: Nov. 11, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $20; $15 discount categories; $5 students
 
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Emory Cares Day
When: Nov. 12, 11:30 a.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
 
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Towards a Thriving and Abundant Life in the Middle East: The Role of the American University in Beirut
When: Nov. 12, 1:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening and discussion: "45 Years"
When: Nov. 12, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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Collegium Vocale Fall 2016 Concert
When: Nov. 12, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $20; senior and student discounts available
 
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Best of Emory: Spring 2017 Course Highlights
When: Nov. 13, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Few Hall, Multipurpose Room
Admission: Free
 
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Staged reading: "The Book of Will" by Lauren Gunderson
When: Nov. 13, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Chamber Ensembles
When: Nov. 13, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Civil Rights and the Making of the Modern American State
When: Nov. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Creativity Conversation: "Shakespeare's Words and Works"
When: Nov. 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library
Admission: Free
 
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Unpacking Your Study Abroad Experience
When: Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: Percival Everett, prose writer
When: Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Brian Eno's "Music for Airports": The Nature of Ambient Music
When: Nov. 14, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening and discussion: "An Unruly Mystic: Saint Hildegard"
When: Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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America Recycles Day
When: Nov. 15, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Point
Admission: Free
 
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Social Concerns Network Meeting
When: Nov. 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 322
Admission: Free
 
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Creating Bibliographies with Zotero
When: Nov. 15, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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The Bard in Bollywood film series: "Haider"
When: Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening and discussion: "An Unruly Mystic: Saint Hildegard"
When: Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Summer Study Abroad Fair
When: Nov. 16, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Coca-Cola Commons
Admission: Free
 
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GIS Day
When: Nov. 16, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Emory Center for Digital Scholarship
Admission: Free
 
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Shakespeare and Accessibility Symposium
When: Nov. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Hall, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Seeds of Time" featuring Cassandra Quave and Peggy Barlett
When: Nov. 16, 5:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: Joseph Skibell, prose writer, playwright and screenwriter
When: Nov. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Captain America: The First Avenger"
When: Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Southern Circuit Film Series: "Hotel Dallas"
When: Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra
When: Nov. 16, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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