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HEALTH
Emory physicians care for Falcons on their journey to the Super Bowl
As the Atlanta Falcons head to the Super Bowl in Houston on Feb. 5, Emory Healthcare physicians in sports medicine, cardiology and ophthalmology will be on the sidelines to provide team support.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory responds to concerns over federal travel restrictions
In a letter to the Emory community, President Claire E. Sterk affirms the university's commitment to protecting the rights of all faculty, staff and students irrespective of their country of origin.

 

ENGAGEMENT
LAMP Symposium to address global migration
Immigration and refugee resettlement will take center stage at the third annual symposium hosted by the Leadership and Multifaith Program, a collaboration between Emory's Candler School of Theology and Georgia Tech's Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. 

LEADERSHIP
With inauguration this week, Sterk reflects on her role as Emory's 'storyteller-in-chief'
After a semester at Emory's helm, President Claire E. Sterk will be officially inaugurated Feb. 8. The celebration "is a time to share the passions and dreams of our community and how I believe we can make our dreams into realities," she says.

 

CAMPUS
Black History Month commemorated with arts events
Arts at Emory hosts a full slate of events for February, featuring a series of Black History Month performances that includes an interactive presentation from Dancing for Justice Philadelphia.

 

PROFILE
Mind over matter: Her interest in the brain led her to computer science
"Your brain can store all of your experiences at some level. It doesn't store every detail," explains Emory computer scientist Avani Wildani, who hopes to translate how the brain stores and prunes information to a computer framework.

EVENTS
February: 10 things to do for $10 or less
February is the shortest month of the year, but there is still plenty to do on campus. From inspiring exhibits and literary readings to free films and sports events, check out these 10 things to do.
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Take Note
 
Wednesday information session scheduled for Emory community members impacted by Jan. 27 executive order
Wednesday information session scheduled for Emory community members impacted by Jan. 27 executive order

Feast of Words to celebrate Emory authors, editors
Feast of Words to celebrate Emory authors, editors

World-renowned immunologist to deliver 2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecture
World-renowned immunologist to deliver 2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecture

'All in a Day' campaign rallies community for 24 hours of giving to Emory
'All in a Day' campaign rallies community for 24 hours of giving to Emory

New series spotlights water issues with films, discussions
New series spotlights water issues with films, discussions

University Senate posts summary for November meeting
University Senate posts summary for November meeting
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Note to Readers
 
Emory Insider

 

Dooley Report moves to Thursday next week: Next week's issue of Dooley Report will be distributed on Thursday, Feb. 9, so that we can bring you full coverage of events celebrating President Sterk's inauguration as Emory's 20th president. Dooley Report will return to its usual schedule on Wednesday, Feb. 15.
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In The News
 
Neil Gorsuch, fortunately

 

Neil Gorsuch, fortunately
Jan. 31 |  Sasha Volokh  |  Washington Post

Your job is not you

 

Your job is not you
Jan. 30 |  Sarah Peterson |  Inside Higher Ed

The Trump administration's flirtation with Holocaust denial

 

The Trump administration's flirtation with Holocaust denial
Jan. 30 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  The Atlantic

Trump-onomics promises much good, with some doubts

 

Trump-onomics promises much good, with some doubts
Jan. 29 |  Paul H. Rubin |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Featured Events
 
Spring 2017 Career & Internship Fair

 

Spring 2017 Career & Internship Fair
Connect with dozens of employers in one day to learn about career and internship options. The fair continues until 4 p.m.
When: Feb. 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
Wonderful Wednesday: Inauguration 2017

 

Wonderful Wednesday: Inauguration 2017
Join in a casual gathering celebrating Emory President Claire E. Sterk after her inauguration ceremony on Wednesday morning.
When: Feb. 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
Film screening: "Spring Night, Summer Night" (1967)

 

Film screening: "Spring Night, Summer Night" (1967)
Emory Cinematheque presents this mysterious film shot on location using local community theater actors from its Appalachian setting.
When: Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Vocal Master Classes with Julia Faulkner of Lyric Opera of Chicago
When: Feb. 2, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Water Challenges in the Southeast USA ("Tri-state Water Wars")
When: Feb. 2, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
One Hundred Years of Shakespeare in Atlanta
When: Feb. 2, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Gallery Talk: The New World in the Age of Shakespeare
When: Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Works on Paper Gallery
Admission: Free
 
03
Feb.
 
Executing Grace in Georgia: A Faithful Discussion About the Death Penalty
When: Feb. 3, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
03
Feb.
 
Emory February Swing Dance
When: Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Rich Memorial Building, studio
Admission: Free
 
05
Feb.
 
The Bach Bowl
When: Feb. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
How Surrealism Arose in 1920s and '30s Paris as a Critique of Society
When: Feb. 6, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
06
Feb.
 
The Checkered Past of Brazil's New Race Court
When: Feb. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Climate Change: India's Role in "The Big 4" (China, US, EU, India)
When: Feb. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Feast of Words
When: Feb. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Oxford College Walking Tour: A Celebration of Emory's History and Traditions
When: Feb. 6, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College campus
Admission: Free
 
07
Feb.
 
Creating Bibliographies with Zotero
When: Feb. 7, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
07
Feb.
 
Copyright and Your Electronic Thesis or Dissertation
When: Feb. 7, 11:00 a.m.
Where:  Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
07
Feb.
 
Muslims, Christians and Jews in the Ottoman Empire
When: Feb. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Room E334
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Distinguished Faculty Lecture: Rafi Ahmed, "It's All about a Mouse Virus"
When: Feb. 7, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Winship Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Inauguration Academic Symposium: Health Challenges and Bold Opportunities
When: Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free; tickets required
 
07
Feb.
 
Moving Our Stories: Embodiment, Dance and Social Justice
When: Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
The Inauguration of Claire E. Sterk, 20th President of Emory University
When: Feb. 8, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free; ticket required
 
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Feb.
 
Tree Planting in Honor of President Sterk's Inauguration
When: Feb. 8, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Quadrangle
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Ciclo De Poesia: 2013 Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco
When: Feb. 8, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Southern Circuit Film Series: "Mango Dreams"
When: Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Literature is Alive @ Emory Presents Alexander Chee
When: Feb. 8, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Barnes and Noble @ Emory Bookstore
Admission: Free
 
09
Feb.
 
The Emory Healthcare Robotic Surgery Program: Past, Present and Future
When: Feb. 9, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
AntiquiTEA: Makonde Lipiko Mask and the Mapiko Festival in Mozambique
When: Feb. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Performance by Fabienne Kanor: "Le la d'ou je viens: The There Where I'm From"
When: Feb. 9, 6:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 112
Admission: Free
 
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