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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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ACHIEVEMENT
Match Day 2017 reveals residency destinations for medical students
Opening their Match Day envelopes in unison at noon on Friday, March 17, graduating medical students of the Emory University School of Medicine learned where they will begin their careers as doctors.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory responds to travel bans with community-building, support
Emory's International Student and Scholar Services is working with colleagues across the university to provide information and support to those impacted by President Trump's executive orders on immigration.

 

AWARDS
Emory debate places first in national competition
Viveth Karthikeyan and Kristen Lowe, both seniors at Emory, bested Harvard's team to win the American Debate Association National Championship.

 

ANALYSIS
'Trump Talk' series seeks to open campus dialogue
Top Emory scholars will lead "Trump Talk: First 100 Days," a three-part dialogue series that aims to advance conversations on religion, health care, immigration, race, economics and LGBTQ issues.

 

INSIGHT
Anderson wins National Book Critics Circle Award for 'White Rage'
Emory historian Carol Anderson received the National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism for her book "White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide," lauded as "a searing critique of white America's systematic resistance to African American advancement."

SPORTS
Emory Swimming & Diving sweeps NCAA Championships
The Emory women's team claimed its eighth consecutive NCAA Division III championship as the men's team won its first NCAA title in school history.

 

LITERATURE
Emory professor recognized with prestigious poetry awards
Poems by Jericho Brown, associate professor of English and creative writing, won the Cecil Hemley Memorial Award and the Lyric Poetry Award from the Poetry Society of America.

 

RESEARCH
Cancer immunotherapy: revived T cells still need fuel
Emory Vaccine Center and Winship Cancer Institute researchers teamed up to show what killer T cells need to proliferate after being revived by cancer immunotherapy drugs targeting PD-1. The findings have implications for predictive tests and combination therapies.

 

HEALTH
Single sport focus before age 12 poses injury risk in young athletes
A study conducted by Emory Sports Medicine physician Neeru Jayanthi recommends that young athletes should not specialize in sports before age 12 or train more hours per week than their age.

 

INNOVATION
Female inventors contribute groundbreaking research
From new treatment methods for life-threatening diseases to new techniques for health education, Emory women help shape the world in which we live. In honor of Women's History Month, the Office of Technology Transfer highlights the university's female inventors.

RECOGNITION
100 Years of Women of Excellence celebrates pioneers, today's leaders
Saturday's 100 Years of Women of Excellence Awards celebrated the impact of Emory's female students, faculty and staff, both this year and across the last century. Lambda Theta Alpha won Program of the Year for "50 Shades of Latinx."
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Photo Galleries
 
Atlanta Science Festival blasts off
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The Atlanta Science Festival began March 14 as astronaut Mark Kelly drew crowds to Glenn Memorial Auditorium. Events continue through March 25, including the popular Physics Live and Chemistry Carnival at Emory on Friday.

Tibet Week begins
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Emory's annual Tibet Week kicked off Monday with an opening ceremony in the Michael C. Carlos Museum's Ackerman Hall. Daily events including discussions, meditation and mandala sand painting continue through Friday.
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Take Note
 
'Teach-in on the Quad' to tackle issues of intellectual responsibility
'Teach-in on the Quad' to tackle issues of intellectual responsibility

Student a cappella groups unite for March 30 concert benefitting Emory Helpline
Student a cappella groups unite for March 30 concert benefitting Emory Helpline

In fiscal year 2016, Emory diverted 55 percent of waste materials from landfill
In fiscal year 2016, Emory diverted 55 percent of waste materials from landfill

Conference celebrates 500th anniversary of Protestant Reformation
Conference celebrates 500th anniversary of Protestant Reformation
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
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Looking for a part-time job? The Employee-Student Job Network links Emory faculty and staff looking to hire Emory students on a part-time basis for babysitting, pet care, house sitting, lawn care and more.
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In The News
 
French far-right National Front's Jean-Marie Le Pen basks in renewed populist fervor

 

French far-right National Front's Jean-Marie Le Pen basks in renewed populist fervor
March 20 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  Washington Post

Health care bill could harm CDC, Atlanta

 

Health care bill could harm CDC, Atlanta
March 17 |  Jonathan S. Lewin and David Stephens |  Atlanta Business Chronicle

Cancer immunotherapy: drug success factor found

 

Cancer immunotherapy: drug success factor found
March 15 |  Rafi Ahmed |  Nature
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Featured Events
 
Managing & Responding to Humanitarian Emergencies: Military & Civilian Perspectives

 

Managing & Responding to Humanitarian Emergencies: Military & Civilian Perspectives
Expert speakers examine the challenges of responding to global humanitarian crises.
When: March 23, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
Making Love: Sex-Positivity, Anti-Violence and the Building of Healthy Intimacies

 

Making Love: Sex-Positivity, Anti-Violence and the Building of Healthy Intimacies
Women's History Month event features Men Stopping Violence director Ulester Douglas and sexuality educator Marla Renee Stewart.
When: March 23, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
Bandy Preaching Conference keynote address: Rev. Dr. William Barber

 

Bandy Preaching Conference keynote address: Rev. Dr. William Barber
The president of the North Carolina NAACP and architect of the Forward Together Moral Movement discusses "Preaching a Relevant Word: Politics, Policy and the People."
When: March 23, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Volunteering in the Developing World: Health Volunteers Overseas and OMS
When: March 23, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Ezili's Mirrors: Black Queer Genders and the Work of the Imagination
When: March 23, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Kemp Malone Library
Admission: Free
 
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Climate Change and the Church
When: March 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Marlboro Man's Journey from the U.S. to Argentina: Local and Global Dimensions in the History of Cigarette Smoking
When: March 23, 4:15 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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For the Texas Bama Femme: A Black Queer Femme-inist Reading of Beyonce's "Lemonade"
When: March 23, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Kemp Malone Library
Admission: Free
 
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Undocumented and Underserved: Immigrant Health and Human Rights
When: March 23, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Women Luminaries of Tibet
When: March 23, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Open Expression Panel
When: March 23, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 111
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Dance Program Honors Thesis Concerts
When: March 23, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Volunteer Emory Weekly Service Trip Mandatory Information Session
When: March 23, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Case Western Reserve
When: March 24, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Chemistry Carnival
When: March 24, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Atwood Science Commons
Admission: Free
 
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Physics Live!
When: March 24, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Mathematics & Science Center
Admission: Free
 
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Mental Health and Well, Being: An Arts Showcase
When: March 24, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Open Mic Night Benefit for Atlanta Taskforce for the Homeless
When: March 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Rita Anne Rollins Room
Admission: Donation
 
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Open Mic Night
When: March 24, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Kaldi's at the Depot
Admission: Free
 
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Men's tennis: Emory vs. Rhodes College
When: March 25, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Science Festival Exploration Expo
When: March 25, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Centennial Olympic Park
Admission: Free
 
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Significance of Female Buddhas and Closing Ceremonies for Tibet Week
When: March 25, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Morgan Rubin, soprano
When: March 25, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Whiplash"
When: March 25, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 105
Admission: Free
 
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Theater performance and dinner: "Jhalak 2017: A Glimpse of Pakistan"
When: March 25, 6:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: $5
 
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Conversation with actor Harry Lennix and Dwight Andrews, Emory professor of music
When: March 25, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Collegium Vocale Choral Concert: "Dance into Spring"
When: March 25, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $15-$20
 
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Atlanta's Young Artists
When: March 26, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Recital of Original Compositions by Michael Crawford
When: March 26, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Contesting Non-Citizenship: African American Responses to Nativism, Immigration Restriction and Deportation, 1903-1939
When: March 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Activist Art
When: March 27, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Brooks Commons
Admission: Free
 
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My Last Lecture by Clark Lemons
When: March 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Tarbutton Performing Arts Center
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: March 28, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Studies @ Emory
When: March 28, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Earth Day Festival
When: March 28, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
 
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Farmworker Awareness Week: Lunch Panel
When: March 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Environmental Justice in America
When: March 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1055
Admission: Free
 
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Fran Brearton: Louis MacNeice and Mountains
When: March 28, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Kemp Malone Library
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Jazz Combos
When: March 28, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Sophomore Class Gift Special Event: Honoring Abinta Kabir and Faraaz Hossain
When: March 29, 3:45 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, outside Candler Hall
Admission: Free; donations taken
 
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