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Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
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CAMPUS
'Emory Land' brings fun and games to Homecoming Week
Emory celebrates Homecoming with "Emory Land," a series of events all week inspired by Candy Land and other classic board games. Homecoming culminates Saturday with the annual parade and concert, this year featuring the Plain White T's.

 

THEOLOGY
Handwriting of Martin Luther discovered in Emory's Pitts Library
Thanks to the digital archives of Pitts Theology Library's Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection, a rare example of Reformation founder Martin Luther's handwriting has been spotted from overseas by a German scholar.

 

EVENTS
Emory hosts Jewish film festival for Homecoming, Family Weekend
A student-focused version of the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, one of the largest Jewish film festivals in the world, comes to Emory this weekend. The event kicks off Thursday evening with the musical comedy "Cupcakes."

 

ARTS
Staibdance explores desire, destiny in 'wishdust'
The Emory Dance Program presents "wishdust," a world-premiere work from faculty member George Staib and his company Staibdance, Oct. 19-21 at Schwartz Center for Performing Arts.

COLLABORATION
Emory makes music for the big screen
"In Her Image," the new film by Emory alumnus Nikoloz Kevkhishvili, premieres Friday with a score composed by Richard Prior, director of performance studies; conducted by Paul Bhasin, director of wind studies; and performed live by students in the Emory Wind Ensemble.

 

OUTREACH
'Ambassadors' seek to connect undergrads to research opportunities
Emory undergraduates have unparalleled access to conduct research with top faculty. The redesigned Research Ambassadors program, launching this month, enlists students to help connect their peers to research opportunities.

 

COMMUNITY
Relationship Violence Awareness Month features dialogue, eventsĀ 
The Emory community is invited to come together for a series of events that highlight the issue of interpersonal violence, culminating with the annual Take Back the Night March on campus.

 

HISTORY
Campus Life Pavilion to be dedicated during Homecoming to black students who integrated Emory
The Campus Life Pavilion, located at a former site of the Black Student Alliance House, incorporates elements from the previous structure and will be dedicated Oct. 20 in honor of African American students who integrated the university.

MILESTONE
Center for Women celebrates 25 years
This year marks the 100th anniversary of women at Emory and the 25th anniversary of the Center for Women. Chanel Craft Tanner, the center's new director, discusses advocacy and resources for women who learn, teach and work on campus.
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Emory joins the Atlanta Pride Parade
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A large contingent from Emory joined in the Atlanta Pride Parade on Sunday, Oct. 15, taking to the streets of Midtown Atlanta to celebrate the fight for LGBT equality. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
Zero waste volunteers needed for Saturday's Homecoming events
Zero waste volunteers needed for Saturday's Homecoming events

Emory program that teaches compassion to doctors now used in 30 U.S. and Canadian medical schools
Emory program that teaches compassion to doctors now used in 30 U.S. and Canadian medical schools

 Emory's Rose Library awarded archival grant to foster collaborative AIDS education
Emory's Rose Library awarded archival grant to foster collaborative AIDS education

National Academy of Medicine elects Emory leaders in neuroscience, global health
National Academy of Medicine elects Emory leaders in neuroscience, global health

Emory Integrated Core Facilities honored by Association of American Medical Colleges
Emory Integrated Core Facilities honored by Association of American Medical Colleges
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
Emory Insider

 

Ticket discounts: The University Center Ticket and Information Desk offers discounts for popular Atlanta destinations including Zoo Atlanta, Six Flags, the Georgia Aquarium and local movie theaters. See what's for sale.  
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In The News
 
The secrets of sleep

 

The secrets of sleep
Oct. 16 |  Benjamin Reiss |  The New Yorker

Opioid crisis: Reckless overprescribing of anti-psychotics is killing veterans

 

Opioid crisis: Reckless overprescribing of anti-psychotics is killing veterans
Oct. 12 |  Douglas Bremner |  Newsweek

Rethinking cancer, from the basics to the breakthroughs

 

Rethinking cancer, from the basics to the breakthroughs
Oct. 12 |  Otis Brawley |  Los Angeles Times
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Featured Events
 
Engaging in Civil Discourse at Emory

 

Engaging in Civil Discourse at Emory
Join this public forum to learn practical tools and strategies to engage in civil discourse with people of opposing views.
When: Oct. 19, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium

 

Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium
Share independent or in-class research projects with the broader Emory community at this two-day symposium. Continues Oct. 21 at 10 a.m.
When: Oct. 20, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Math and Science Center, Lobby
Admission: Free
Emory Concert Choir: Director Eric Nelson's Twentieth Anniversary

 

Emory Concert Choir: Director Eric Nelson's Twentieth Anniversary
Concert Choir members and alumni celebrate Eric Nelson's 20th year as director.
When: Oct. 21, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Student Loan Seminar
When: Oct. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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EndNote Introduction
When: Oct. 19, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: "Sacred Bundle Cults"
When: Oct. 19, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Alumni Talk Series: Skills for a Career in Science
When: Oct. 19, 4:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine Building, Room 190P
Admission: Free
 
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Vicious Women: Dinner, Documentary and Panel
When: Oct. 19, 5:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Talk and book signing: Anan Ameri, "Scent of Jasmine: Coming of Age in Jerusalem and Damascus"
When: Oct. 19, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Homecoming Trivia Night
When: Oct. 19, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Campus Life Pavilion
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Kochuu" (2003)
When: Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 111
Admission: Free
 
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Herbert W. Benario Lecture in Roman Studies: "Roman Elements among the Herculaneum Papyri: Discoveries and Losses"
When: Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Jewish Film Festival on Campus: "Cupcakes" (2013)
When: Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Dance performance: "Staibdance: wishdust"
When: Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $20; $15 discount categories; $8 students
 
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Inaugural Harold and Florence Berson Lecture: Brian Rudolph, co-founder and CEO of Banza
When: Oct. 20, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room W525
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Edoardo Catemario, guitar
When: Oct. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Docent-led tour: "From Wittenberg to Atlanta: The Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection at 30 Years"
When: Oct. 20, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Wind Ensemble
When: Oct. 20, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Destination Public Health: Fall Open House
When: Oct. 21, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Rollins School of Public Health
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Roanoke College
When: Oct. 21, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Contact Improvisation Workshop
When: Oct. 21, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, 4th Floor Aerobics Studio
Admission: Free
 
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A Day in the Andes Family Event
When: Oct. 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Plaza Level
Admission: Free for Emory students
 
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Men's Soccer: Emory vs. Berry College
When: Oct. 22, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Vienna Boys Choir
When: Oct. 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $55; $44 discount categories; $5 Emory students
 
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Exploring New Technologies in Biomedical Research
When: Oct. 23, 9:00 a.m.
Where: School of Law, Gambrell Hall, Tull Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Symposium: "God" in Translation
When: Oct. 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Pitts Lecture Hall
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race and Difference Colloquium Series: "Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South"
When: Oct. 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Commons
Admission: Free
 
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Fall 2017 Emory Grad School Fair
When: Oct. 23, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Oct. 24, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Writing Your Way Into a PhD Program
When: Oct. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Great Powers and Global Peace: Different Perspectives
When: Oct. 24, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections
When: Oct. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Career Center Creative Writing Night
When: Oct. 24, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Psychology and Interdisciplinary Sciences (PAIS) Building, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Douglas Turner Ward: A Celebration of a Life and Career in Theater
When: Oct. 24, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Ramayana"
When: Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Wonderful Wednesday After Dark
When: Oct. 25, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Conformist" (1970)
When: Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Halloween Spooktacular Art Showcase
When: Oct. 26, 6:00 p.m.
Where: MLAO House on Eagle Row
Admission: Free
 
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Haunted Harris
When: Oct. 26, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Harris Hall
Admission: Free
 
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