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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017
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COMMUNITY
International Voices Project explores diverse student experiences
The International Student Leadership and Advocacy Board recently completed its annual International Voices Project, featuring photos and stories from students across Emory who come from diverse cultural backgrounds.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory joins amicus brief against President Trump's executive order on immigration
Emory has joined 16 other research universities around the country in filing an amicus brief opposing President Donald Trump's executive order restricting immigration.

 

LITERATURE
Emory Playwriting Fellow incorporates student research in award-winning play
"Too Heavy for Your Pocket," the acclaimed civil rights drama from Emory Playwriting Fellow Jireh Breon Holder, runs at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre through Feb. 26.

INSPIRATION
Former U.S. poet laureate to deliver Commencement address
Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will deliver the keynote address at Emory's 172nd Commencement on Monday, May 8, when she will also receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree. Three additional honorary degrees will be awarded during the ceremony.

 

TECHNOLOGY
Emory's IT Self Service Portal gets major facelift
The upgraded IT Self Service Portal provides an interactive customer experience. Users can easily open tickets to report problems, search for articles to help resolve IT issues, and find items in the request catalog.

 

HEALTH
Zika virus blindfolds immune alarm cells, study shows
Gatekeeper immune cells are fighting Zika virus while facing a significant disadvantage, scientists from the Emory Vaccine Center report, although avenues remain available for immunity-boosting therapies.

CELEBRATION
The inauguration of Claire E. Sterk, Emory's 20th president
Emory marked a new chapter in its history with the inauguration of President Claire E. Sterk. Three days of events culminated with her formal inauguration ceremony on Feb. 8. Take a look back at the week's events.
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Emory loves Valentine's Day
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The Emory campus got into the Valentine's spirit on Monday as the Student Programming Council hosted Stuff-a-Bear with Love. The TechLab also shared in the fun, hosting a Valentine's edition of its Monday Maker series. View more photos.

Feast of Words toasts faculty authors
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The Emory community filled the Jones Room of Woodruff Library last week for Feast of Words, honoring 113 faculty members -- from poets to physicists -- who served as authors or volume editors of books published in 2016.
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Take Note
 
Dean's Achievement Scholarship information sessions start Feb. 22
Dean's Achievement Scholarship information sessions start Feb. 22

Ethics and Servant Leadership summer internship applications due by Feb. 28
Ethics and Servant Leadership summer internship applications due by Feb. 28

82 Emory student-athletes named to UAA Winter All-Academic Team
82 Emory student-athletes named to UAA Winter All-Academic Team

Emory's Black Law Students Association honored as regional chapter of the year
Emory's Black Law Students Association honored as regional chapter of the year

Emory Impact Investing Group moving forward with two new loan closings
Emory Impact Investing Group moving forward with two new loan closings

Emory neurologist Charles Epstein receives 2017 Pierre Gloor Award
Emory neurologist Charles Epstein receives 2017 Pierre Gloor Award
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
Emory Insider

 

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
 
Could this common weed help fight deadly superbugs?

 

Could this common weed help fight deadly superbugs?
Feb. 13 |  Cassadra Quave |  CBS News

These lawyers may have discovered a way to wipe away student debt in bankruptcy

 

These lawyers may have discovered a way to wipe away student debt in bankruptcy
Feb. 13 |  Rafael Pardo |  MarketWatch

Will federal employees work for a president they disagree with?

 

Will federal employees work for a president they disagree with?
Feb. 10 |  Alexander D. Bolton |  Harvard Business Review
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Featured Events
 
Emory College Study Abroad Photo Exhibition

 

Emory College Study Abroad Photo Exhibition
View photos from Emory students' summer abroad trips, learn more about summer study options and find out the winners of this year's photo contest.
When: Feb. 17, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Computing Center
Admission: Free
Basketball: Emory vs. Carnegie Mellon

 

Basketball: Emory vs. Carnegie Mellon
The Eagles face off against Carnegie Mellon, with the men's game at 12 p.m. and the women's game at 2 p.m.
When: Feb. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
Poetry reading and book signing: U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera

 

Poetry reading and book signing: U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera
Hear a reading by the current U.S. Poet Laureate, followed by a book signing with books and a limited-edition broadside available to purchase.
When: Feb. 19, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
Admission: Free
 
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Study Abroad Scholarship Editing Session
When: Feb. 16, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 216
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Berry
When: Feb. 16, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Hong Kong's Future: 20 Years Since the Handover
When: Feb. 16, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Poetry reading and music performance: Marwan
When: Feb. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Casa Emory
Admission: Free
 
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James Baldwin and Black Lives Matter in the Age of Trump
When: Feb. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 103
Admission: Free
 
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Once Upon a Time in the Land of Never Again: Storytelling and Survival in Post-Genocide Rwanda
When: Feb. 16, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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One Hundred Years of Shakespeare in Atlanta
When: Feb. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: Seamus Heaney's translation of "Aeneid, Book VI"
When: Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Cooking Data: Politics and Culture in an African Research World
When: Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Molecular Mechanisms Linking the Environment to Human Health
When: Feb. 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Rollins Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Men's tennis: Emory vs. Point University
When: Feb. 17, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Women's basketball: Emory vs. Case Western Reserve
When: Feb. 17, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Literature is Alive @ Emory: Poets Jane Wong and Jennifer S. Cheng
When: Feb. 17, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Bookstore
Admission: Free
 
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Open Mic Night
When: Feb. 17, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Kaldi's Coffee at the Depot
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Chinese Theatre Club: "Mr. Donkey"
When: Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building, Black Box Theatre
Admission: Free; reservations required
 
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Men's basketball: Emory vs. Case Western Reserve
When: Feb. 17, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Men's tennis: Emory vs. Pikeville
When: Feb. 18, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Washington & Lee
When: Feb. 18, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Men's tennis: Emory vs. Xavier
When: Feb. 18, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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GlobeMed Thai Tea House
When: Feb. 18, 7:00 p.m.
Where: 1227 Clifton Road
Admission: $10
 
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Softball: Emory vs. Wesleyan (Ga.)
When: Feb. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Softball Field
Admission: Free
 
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Women, Food and Ritual in Biblical Israel and Judah
When: Feb. 19, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Women's tennis: Emory vs. Brenau
When: Feb. 19, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Men's tennis: Emory vs. Georgia Gwinnett
When: Feb. 19, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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The Wilmington Ten
When: Feb. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Stories within Stories through Paintings from Mughal India
When: Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Art lecture by Camille Cottrell
When: Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Academic Writing Workshop: Grammar + Fun
When: Feb. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Social Concerns Network General Meeting
When: Feb. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 322
Admission: Free
 
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Candler Latin American Community Showcase
When: Feb. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology Atrium
Admission: Free
 
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Women's tennis: Emory vs. Brenau
When: Feb. 21, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Discussion: "Laudato Si," the Pope's encyclical on the environment
When: Feb. 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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International Career Networking Night
When: Feb. 22, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Miller-Ward Alumni House
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "White Zombie" (1932) and "The Crime of Dr. Crespi" (1935)
When: Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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