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Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017
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ENTERTAINMENT
Emory film experts select the top 10 films of 2016
Oscar nominations were announced yesterday. Watch to see how many of the contenders made this list of the year's best films compiled by Emory's Department of Film and Media Studies, including "La La Land," an Academy Award nominee for Best Picture.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Wescoat honored for making the ancient world come alive for students
Lauded for teaching excellence, professor Bonna Wescoat sent students on scavenger hunts, helped them conduct an optical experiment about the Parthenon frieze, and directed excavations and created 3D renderings of the Sanctuary of the Great Gods.

 

RESEARCH
Neuro-imaging maps brain wiring of extinct Tasmanian tiger
Scientists have used an imaging technique to reconstruct the brain architecture and neural networks of the thylacine, better known as the Tasmanian tiger, an extinct carnivorous marsupial native to Tasmania.

 

FILM
History of movie censorship in Atlanta kicks off "Memorial Drive" series
Emory's Rose Library begins its 2017 "Memorial Drive" series on Thursday with a program about two dynamic women who for decades decided what movies would be shown or banned in Atlanta.

 

COMMUNITY
Activist Claiborne to address faith and the death penalty
Candler School of Theology is spearheading a three-city tour addressing the death penalty, featuring noted author and activist Shane Claiborne. Claiborne and local guests will speak at Emory on Feb. 3 and in Athens and Macon on Feb. 4.

 

MEDICINE
Vision impairment and eye diseases continue to be concerns for Ebola survivors
The acute outbreak of Ebola virus disease has subsided in West Africa, but the medical community continues to learn about long-term complications for survivors, including the potential for blinding eye disease.

ENGAGEMENT
Campus meetings spark dialogue on Emory's emerging priorities
In four faculty-led sessions, the Emory community shared ideas about the university's emerging priorities, including strengthening academic excellence, engaging with Atlanta, global health innovation and the impact of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center.
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Photo Galleries
 
DUC-ling takes shape
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Framing went up last week in front of the Woodruff PE Center for Emory's new interim dining facility, dubbed the "DUC-ling" by students because it will replace student dining services in the Dobbs University Center (DUC) while a new Campus Life Center is constructed on that site. Learn more about the project.

100 Days 'Til Graduation
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Seniors celebrated a milestone Monday as the Emory Student Alumni Association hosted the 100 Days 'Til Graduation party at the Miller-Ward Alumni House. View more photos of the festivities.

Back-to-School Blizzard
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Emory missed out on real snow earlier this month, but flakes were falling Tuesday as the Student Programming Council hosted Dooley's Back-to-School Blizzard in Asbury Circle, complete with snowboarding, a snow machine and more. See additional photos of the fun.
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Take Note
 
Emory affirms support for undocumented students
Emory affirms support for undocumented students

Emory men's tennis team volunteers at Ronald McDonald House
Emory men's tennis team volunteers at Ronald McDonald House

Acting workshop for business leaders to be offered at Goizueta
Acting workshop for business leaders to be offered at Goizueta

Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review releases special Trump inauguration issue
Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review releases special Trump inauguration issue

University Faculty Council posts summary of November meeting
University Faculty Council posts summary of November meeting
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
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Plan your career: Connect with more than 80 employers in one day at the Spring Career Fair, set for Thursday, Feb. 2, from 12-4 p.m. in the Woodruff PE Center. The Emory Career Center also offers a wide variety of other services and resources for undergraduate students throughout the year.
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In The News
 
How do you view this complex American moment?

 

How do you view this complex American moment?
Jan. 25 |  Joseph Crespino |  New York Times

NFL should hope Falcons win Super Bowl, professor says

 

NFL should hope Falcons win Super Bowl, professor says
Jan. 24 |  Mike Lewis |  WXIA-TV

Chimpanzees are forcing us to redefine what it means to be human

 

Chimpanzees are forcing us to redefine what it means to be human
Jan. 23 |  Frans de Waal |  Business Insider
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Featured Events
 
2017 Creativity & Arts Awards

 

2017 Creativity & Arts Awards
Join the celebration to honor Emory and Atlanta community members who have made significant contributions to the arts.
When: Jan. 26, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Chace Upper Lobby
Admission: Free
The Nile Project: Musical Collaboration and Interactive Lecture

 

The Nile Project: Musical Collaboration and Interactive Lecture
Learn how The Nile Project artists relate their creative process to the efforts of diplomats and water professionals solving hydro-political conflicts.
When: Jan. 26, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
Film screening: "Bachelor's Affairs" (1932) and "The Big Broadcast" (1932)

 

Film screening: "Bachelor's Affairs" (1932) and "The Big Broadcast" (1932)
Emory Cinematheque presents two films: a racy, pre-censorship comedy, then Bing Crosby in his first leading role.
When: Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: Using Reflectance Transmission Imaging to Uncover the Works of Onesimos
When: Jan. 26, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program: William Bialek, "Flocks of Birds, Families of Proteins and Networks of Neurons"
When: Jan. 26, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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Political Vulnerability, the Homeland and Technologies of Exclusion
When: Jan. 26, 4:15 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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3D Modeling 101
When: Jan. 26, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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RSPH Peace Corps Story Slam
When: Jan. 26, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Controlling Atlanta Screens: Movie Censorship from the 1920s to the 1960s
When: Jan. 26, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Noblest Images: The Parthenon Marbles from 1436 to the Present
When: Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Women's basketball: Emory vs. Brandeis
When: Jan. 27, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Open Mic at Kaldi's @ The DUC
When: Jan. 27, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center
Admission: Free
 
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Men's basketball: Emory vs. Brandeis
When: Jan. 27, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Violamania!
When: Jan. 28, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Men's basketball: Emory vs. New York University
When: Jan. 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Women's basketball: Emory vs. New York University
When: Jan. 29, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Young Artist Piano Competition Final Concert
When: Jan. 29, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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When Protection Becomes Punishment: Policing the Public (Schools) in an Unequal City
When: Jan. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Info Session on Emory's Core Lab Facilities
When: Jan. 30, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Room 114
Admission: Free
 
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A Joint History of the English and French Languages
When: Jan. 30, 4:15 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: David Leinweber, piano
When: Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Investigating Art World Internships and Other Opportunities
When: Jan. 31, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Carlos Hall, Conference Room
Admission: Free
 
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Vocal Master Classes with Julia Faulkner of Lyric Opera of Chicago
When: Feb. 1, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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