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Wednesday, March 8, 2017
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ACHIEVEMENT
Emory graduate selected for prestigious Luce Scholars Program
Following a year of studies at the University of St Andrews as a Bobby Jones Scholar, Emory graduate Kadiata Sy is named to the 2017-2018 Luce Scholars Program.

 

SPORTS
Emory women's tennis captures ITA National Indoor Championship
The No. 1-ranked Emory women's tennis team defeated No. 6-ranked Pomona-Pitzer College in the title match of the ITA National Indoor Championships. The title is the third for the Eagles in program history.

 

INTERNATIONAL
Diplomat, journalist headline India Week at Emory
India Week events include discussions with Ambassador Arun Singh and journalist Bachi Karkaria, as well as an exploration of mind-body science, the Student Indian Arts Mela and India-themed activities for Wonderful Wednesday.

 

EVENTS
Atlanta Science Festival celebrates 'frontiers of the unknown'
Watch for an astronaut, zombies, a hovercraft and liquid nitrogen ice cream to pop up on the Emory campus during the Atlanta Science Festival, March 14-25.

INSPIRATION
Time-lapse video shows Oxford sand mandala's creation, destruction
Watch five days of work collapsed into a few intriguing minutes, from the first chalk lines laying out the intricate design to the completed mandala's destruction in a swirl of color.

 

SUSTAINABILITY
Climate Week explores policy, myths, environmental justice
The Emory Climate Organization celebrates Climate Week with panel discussions, a film screening and a climate art exhibit. The events, set for March 14-17, explore intersections between climate change and a variety of fields.

 

SCIENCE
Help boost Emory HIV research for 'STAT Madness'
Emory is participating in a "March madness"-style bracket competition organized by the life sciences news site STAT. Cast your vote for the university's research to move on to the next round.

 

PROFILE
Erica Bruchko: Helping researchers in Emory Libraries' African American, history collections
Emory Libraries' African American history collection is so vast that it can be hard to know where to begin. Luckily, Erica Bruchko, African American Studies and U.S. history librarian, is ready to help students and faculty.

RESEARCH
Are we facing a future without antibiotics?
The possibility that our most commonly prescribed drugs, which we've relied on for nearly eight decades to kill infections, will stop working is nearly unfathomable. Find out how Emory researchers are addressing the threat of antibiotic resistance.
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Take Note
 
Reminder: Campus dining facilities operating on modified schedule for Spring Break
Reminder: Campus dining facilities operating on modified schedule for Spring Break

Emory men's basketball team defeated in NCAA Tournament's second round
Emory men's basketball team defeated in NCAA Tournament's second round

Emory Spokes Council hosts Pi Day bike ride March 14
Emory Spokes Council hosts Pi Day bike ride March 14
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
Emory Insider

 

Charge your electric car: Don't worry about running out of juice. Level II electric vehicle charging stations powered by ChargePoint are located in the Clairmont Tower and Peavine II parking decks at Emory and in the Fleming parking lot on the Oxford College campus. You can pay by credit card or ChargePoint pre-paid card.
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In The News
 
What do Mormons and Muslims have in common?

 

What do Mormons and Muslims have in common?
March 7 |  Deborah Lipstadt  |  Politico

My mind made me do it

 

My mind made me do it
March 6 |  Helen Mayberg |  Wall Street Journal

Snapchat will be a stock market dog

 

Snapchat will be a stock market dog
March 6 |  Narasimhan Jegadeesh |  Fortune
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Featured Events
 
Atlanta Science Festival: Astronaut Mark Kelly

 

Atlanta Science Festival: Astronaut Mark Kelly
Launch rockets on the lawn starting at 5:30 p.m., then hear Kelly's speech kicking off the Atlanta Science Festival at 7 p.m.
When: March 14, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $12 in advance; $8 kids ages 12 and under; $15 at the door
WaterHub Tour

 

WaterHub Tour
Get a behind-the-scenes look at Emory's innovative WaterHub. The student-led tours are popular and fill up fast.
When: March 15, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Emory WaterHub, Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
Film screening: "Wedding Doll" (2015)

 

Film screening: "Wedding Doll" (2015)
In this award-winning film, a wedding-obsessed girl with mental disabilities becomes fixated on the son of the owner of the factory where she works.
When: March 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Creating Bibliographies with Zotero
When: March 9, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Genetic and Lifestyle Risk Factors in the Development of Obesity
When: March 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 6001
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Piedmont College
When: March 11, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Piedmont College
When: March 12, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Sex Tourism in Bahia: Ambiguous Entanglements
When: March 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Spiritual Cooking (La Cuisine de l'Esprit): Meditation and Contemplation as Eating and Drinking in French and Spanish Spiritual Literature of the 17th Century
When: March 13, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, C202
Admission: Free
 
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Mind-Body Medicine: Neuroscience for Success
When: March 13, 5:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Author discussion and book signing: "Modern Death: How Medicine Changed the End of Life"
When: March 13, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Christopher Paul Stelling, acoustic guitar
When: March 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Hospital-based Hand Washing with Soap and Water Treatment Intervention to Reduce Cholera
When: March 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Conceiving Deafness: The Power of Narrative
When: March 14, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Winship Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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The Evolution of Human Sleep
When: March 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Student Indian Arts Mela
When: March 14, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballrooms
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Comfort Women"
When: March 14, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: Russian Revolutionary Poetry
When: March 14, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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How Early Travelers to Greece Viewed the Parthenon
When: March 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Exhibition Galleries
Admission: Free
 
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Diplomacy and Statecraft: My Life as an Indian Foreign Service Officer
When: March 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room W525
Admission: Free
 
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2017 Hamilton E. Holmes MD Memorial Lecture: "Healing in the Land is More Than a Slogan"
When: March 15, 5:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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Southern Circuit Film Series: "I Come From"
When: March 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: Research into a Statue of the Virgin and Child
When: March 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Theater Studies Panel
When: March 16, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free; RSVP on Handshake
 
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Social Changes: India's Past, Present and Future
When: March 16, 4:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Caribbean Discourses: Roundtable with Patrick Chamoiseau
When: March 16, 5:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Flamenco performance: Juan Pinilla with David Caro
When: March 16, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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