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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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HONORS
U.S. News ranks Emory's graduate and professional schools
Emory's graduate schools and programs are ranked among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report's 2018 "America's Best Graduate Schools" guide. The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing ranked fourth, and Emory's schools of nursing, business, law, medicine and public health are the top-ranked schools in Georgia in their categories.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Myers named first black Emory Law Journal editor-in-chief
Janiel Myers, who was born in Jamaica and recently naturalized as an American citizen, has been named the first black editor-in-chief of the Emory Law Journal, the law school's oldest publication.

 

ARTS
Renowned filmmaker provides students a lens for storytelling
As filmmaker-in-residence at Emory, Nitzan Gilady's goal is to help students "turn their eyes into a camera lens." A series of film screenings featuring his work kicks off Wednesday evening.

 

EVENTS
Tibet Week returns with focus on contemporary Tibetan culture
"Tibetan Culture in the 21st Century" is the theme of this year's Tibet Week, set for March 20-25 with daily events including discussions, meditation and the traditional mandala sand painting.

MILESTONE
Emory celebrates 100 years of women of excellence
A century after Eleonore Raoul was admitted to Emory's School of Law, becoming one of the university's first female graduates, Emory commemorates the lives of women who have trail-blazed, made an impact and broken barriers for education and equality.

 

COMMUNITY
'Be a Warrior' as Emory observes Social Justice Week
Emory's College Council hosts Social Justice Week with a diverse slate of events, including this year's "State of Race" featuring Saturday Night Live cast member Sasheer Zamata.

 

SCHOLARSHIP
'Critical Juncture' conference examines role of art in challenging identity
Scholars from around the globe who cross traditional boundaries of academic disciplines come to Emory this week for "Critical Juncture 2017: The Work of Art," exploring intersections of race, sexuality, gender and disability.

 

RELIGION
Old Testament headed to extinction, Emory theologian warns
In "The Old Testament is Dying: A Diagnosis and Recommended Treatment," theology professor Brent Strawn examines the causes and consequences of the Old Testament's decline among Christians and other groups.

INNOVATION
Quantitative sciences major's success a model for other universities
Students majoring in quantitative sciences combine the study of big data with in-depth coursework in one of 16 disciplines from across the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities.
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Take Note
 
Hungry Games carnival aims to fight food insecurity on campus
Hungry Games carnival aims to fight food insecurity on campus

Caribbean author Patrick Chamoiseau to hold roundtable discussion Thursday
Caribbean author Patrick Chamoiseau to hold roundtable discussion Thursday

Emory golf defends title at University Athletic Association Championships
Emory golf defends title at University Athletic Association Championships

Poet Sidney Lanier's birth to be celebrated with Chancel Choir concert
Poet Sidney Lanier's birth to be celebrated with Chancel Choir concert

'From Failure to Success' features faculty discussing setbacks, what they gained from those experiences
'From Failure to Success' features faculty discussing setbacks, what they gained from those experiences
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
Emory Insider

 

Borrow a DVD: Emory's Music and Media Library offers more than 13,000 DVDs, including many popular titles, in its DVD-Lend collection. Students and qualified university staff can check out up to three DVDs for three days at a time.
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In The News
 
St. Louis mayoral race holds lessons for black candidates

 

St. Louis mayoral race holds lessons for black candidates
March 11 |  Michael Leo Owens |  New York Times

5 tips for talking to your child about his or her autism

 

5 tips for talking to your child about his or her autism
March 13 |  Matt Segall |  U.S. News & World Report

Gene Patterson's papers reveal the stories behind events that forever changed the South

 

Gene Patterson's papers reveal the stories behind events that forever changed the South
March 9 |  Hank Klibanoff |  Atlanta Magazine
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Featured Events
 
Holi: Festival of Colors

 

Holi: Festival of Colors
Wear white and prepare to get dirty as Emory's Indian Cultural Exchange hosts a community celebration of Holi.
When: March 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
Bach Birthday Recital

 

Bach Birthday Recital
In this one-hour recital, Emory University Organist Timothy Albrecht performs the 24 Preludes from Well-Tempered Clavier (1722).
When: March 19, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Reading: Tiphanie Yanique, prose writer and poet

 

Reading: Tiphanie Yanique, prose writer and poet
The award-winning author of the novel "Land of Love and Drowning" reads from her works, with a book-signing and reception to follow.
When: March 20, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
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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Religion as a Predictor of Adult Mortality Compared to Other Social Determinants of Health
When: March 15, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 6001
Admission: Free
 
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Climate Week: Environmental Justice Under Trump
When: March 15, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Room
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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Blood Drive
When: March 16, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Brooks Commons
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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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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Climate Week Film Screening: "Chasing Ice"
When: March 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Luther Enloe, guitar
When: March 16, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Elective Affinities / Elective Antipathies: German Art on Its Histories
When: March 17, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Math & Science Center, E300, Planetarium
Admission: Free
 
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Men's tennis: Emory vs. Millsaps
When: March 17, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Softball: Emory vs. Lynchburg (double-header)
When: March 17, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Softball Field
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Covenant College
When: March 17, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Climate Week Art Exhibition
When: March 17, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Math & Science Center, lobby
Admission: Free
 
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Literature is Alive @ Emory Presents Mike Lala, Janice Lee, Iman Person, Thibault Raoult
When: March 17, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble @ Emory Bookstore
Admission: Free
 
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Hungry Games Carnival and Field Day
When: March 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Quad
Admission: Free; bring nonperishable food to donate
 
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Men's tennis: Emory vs. Amherst
When: March 18, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Alex Bendenbaugh, baritone; Esther Neibart, soprano; Eric Newell, bass-baritone
When: March 18, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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St. Lawrence String Quartet with Pedja Muzijevic, piano
When: March 18, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $45; $36 discount category members; $5 Emory students
 
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Softball: Emory vs. Centre College (double-header)
When: March 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Softball Field
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Science Festival: Critter Crawl
When: March 19, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Quad
Admission: Free
 
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From Canaanite Stronghold to Solomonic Fortress: The History of Late Bronze and Iron Age Gezer
When: March 19, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Music and Poetry of Sidney Lanier: The Land, the People and Providence
When: March 19, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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The Third Rail: Race and American Public Transportation Advocacy
When: March 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Tibet Week Opening Ceremony
When: March 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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In Search of Home: Tibetan Migration in Diaspora
When: March 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Feminist Inclusion and Exclusion: Why Intersectionality Matters and How We Put It to Use
When: March 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: March 21, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting Your Child with Special Needs: Summer Action Planning
When: March 21, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas Light: Announcements, Files, Home Page
When: March 21, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Colloquium: Tiphanie Yanique, prose writer and poet
When: March 21, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Kemp-Malone Library
Admission: Free
 
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Long and Dangerous Journey Campus Tour with University Historian
When: March 21, 5:15 p.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle, flagpole
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Science Festival: It's About Time
When: March 21, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Science Building lobby
Admission: Free
 
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Tibet in the 21st Century: The Middle Way Approach
When: March 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Last Enemy" (2000)
When: March 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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