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Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016
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HONORS
Two Emory students receive prestigious Marshall Scholarship
Two of Emory's Woodruff Scholars, Noam Kantor and Emilia Truluck, are among 32 U.S. students selected as Marshall Scholars, out of 947 applicants. The scholarship covers up to two years of postgraduate studies in the United Kingdom.

 

COMMUNITY
Quilt on the Quad to honor lives lost to AIDS
On World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, Emory hosts the nation's largest collegiate display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, along with a series of campus events intended to build awareness of HIV/AIDS.

 

RESEARCH
Toddlers with autism don't avoid eye contact, but do miss its significance
A new study conducted by researchers at Marcus Autism Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and Emory University School of Medicine helps put to rest a longstanding controversy and question about children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

 

EVENTS
Therapy dogs return for stress-relief study break
The popular Pet Therapy Study Break returns Dec. 8 to give students a break from the stress of preparing for exams. Students can sign up to visit with dogs at Woodruff Library.

 

PREPAREDNESS
Safety reminder: What to do in the event of a campus emergency
An armed assault at Ohio State University prompts a reminder of what to do in the event of a public assault or active shooter on Emory's campus.

INTERNATIONAL
Photo contest showcases Emory students' work around the world
The annual Master's of Development Practice photo contest illustrates the impact Emory students are making in communities across the globe.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Umstead earns inaugural Kharen Fulton Diversity Graduate Award
MaKendra Umstead, a PhD student in cancer biology, has been awarded the first Kharen Fulton Diversity Graduate Award, a tribute to Laney Graduate School's longtime director of recruitment, diversity and admissions.

 

TEACHING
Emory Law students learn the theater of the courtroom
Adjunct professor Janet Metzger teaches a course where drama and the law combine, helping aspiring attorneys become confident, persuasive storytellers.

 

MILESTONE
Jewish studies celebrates 40 years at Emory
Established in 1976, Emory's Jewish studies program is a model for interdisciplinary scholarship. Known as the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies since 1999, the program marks its 40th anniversary with a series of events Dec. 4.

 

LITERATURE
Bid farewell to the First Folio
As Shakespeare's First Folio nears the end of its visit to Emory, two events Dec. 5 will celebrate the Bard's legacy, including a lecture by the director of the Folger Shakespeare Library and an evening with poets Natasha Trethewey, Kevin Young and Jericho Brown.

 

GRATITUDE
EmoryThanks video highlights appreciation for donors
Students, faculty, staff and alumni joined together Nov. 17 to thank Emory's more than 35,000 donors for all the great things they make possible.

TRADITIONS
Campus events welcome the holiday season
Emory heralds the return of several beloved traditions this December, with opportunities to enjoy classic holiday tunes and even see Santa himself.
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Take Note
 
Gift to Goizueta to establish program to study business, government
Gift to Goizueta to establish program to study business, government

Emory College establishes new standards for tenure
Emory College establishes new standards for tenure

Dana White remembered as dedicated professor, historian
Dana White remembered as dedicated professor, historian

Rose Library acquires papers of Southern civil rights journalist Gene Patterson
Rose Library acquires papers of Southern civil rights journalist Gene Patterson

Emory cancer researcher named 2016 AAAS Fellow
Emory cancer researcher named 2016 AAAS Fellow

Emory Law advances to National Moot Court Competition
Emory Law advances to National Moot Court Competition

Two Emory psychiatrists receive Faculty Innovation in Education Awards
Two Emory psychiatrists receive Faculty Innovation in Education Awards

University Senate, Faculty Council post October meeting summaries; committee members sought
University Senate, Faculty Council post October meeting summaries; committee members sought
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Emory Insider: Amenities
 
Emory Insider

 

Need rain gear? Woodruff Library loans umbrellas, just like books or other library materials. Students, faculty and staff with borrowing privileges may check out umbrellas from the Library Service desk for up to seven days.
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In The News
 
Traces of times lost

 

Traces of times lost
Nov. 29 |  Robyn Fivush |  The Atlantic

The risks of normalizing the so-called alt-right

 

The risks of normalizing the so-called alt-right
Nov. 27 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  NPR

Emory assistant professor tells of 2006 meeting with Fidel Castro

 

Emory assistant professor tells of 2006 meeting with Fidel Castro
Nov. 26 |  Dabney P. Evans |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

11 silent signs of sepsis you need to know

 

11 silent signs of sepsis you need to know
Nov. 22 |  Craig Coopersmith |  Reader's Digest
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Featured Events
 
A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

 

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
An Emory favorite since 1935, this candlelit service features choral music and readings, with additional performances on Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
When: Dec. 2, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $20; $15 discount categories; $5 students
The Bard and Poetry

 

The Bard and Poetry
This closing celebration for Emory's exhibit of Shakespeare's First Folio features poets Natasha Trethewey, Kevin Young and Jericho Brown.
When: Dec. 5, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
WaterHub Tours

 

WaterHub Tours
Explore Emory's innovative water reclamation facility with student-led tours.
When: Dec. 6, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Peanuts Movie" (2015)
When: Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
AntiquiTea: Shakespeare's Sonnets and Poems
When: Dec. 1, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
01
Dec.
 
3D Modeling 101
When: Dec. 1, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
02
Dec.
 
Chamber Music Concert: Eugene Skovorodnikov, pianist
When: Dec. 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
02
Dec.
 
Oxford Chorale Seasonal and Holiday Music
When: Dec. 2, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Chapel
Admission: $5
 
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Dec.
 
Dance: Fieldwork Showcase
When: Dec. 4, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $7
 
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Dec.
 
Michael Witmore, Folger Shakespeare Library: "The Wonder of Will"
When: Dec. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Dance Oxford
When: Dec. 5, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Emory Farmers Market
When: Dec. 6, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Louis de Corail, Consul General of France: Current Affairs in the Middle East, Africa and Europe
When: Dec. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Career Webinar: Breaking into a Career in Tech
When: Dec. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Cafe Chocolat
When: Dec. 7, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Computing Center, Fishbowl Conference Space
Admission: Free
 
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