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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017
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HISTORY
Letters from a future president
Barack Obama's letters to his college girlfriend, now part of the collection of Emory's Rose Library, reveal a young man grappling with his place in the world, wanting to make change but not yet sure how.

 

COMMUNITY
'Like reading a novel of a young philosopher': Emory reacts to Obama's letters
Since announcing the acquisition of letters from Barack Obama, the Rose Library has welcomed a steady stream of students, faculty, staff and alumni to read his thoughts as a college student.

 

INSPIRATION
Carter offers advice, insight in interview with film students
President Jimmy Carter, Emory University Distinguished Professor, offered candid thoughts on media and "loving thy neighbor" for a project created by Emory College students.

 

DISCOVERY
Research offers new insight into how brain cells die in Alzheimer's
Removal of a regulatory gene called LSD1 in adult mice induces changes in gene activity that look unexpectedly like Alzheimer's disease, scientists have discovered.

EVENTS
Halloween at Emory offers adventures from scary to sweet
Whether you're in the mood for a gory "rock 'n' roll nightmare" about Dracula or just want to enjoy "spooky doughnuts" and other treats, Emory's Halloween events have you covered.

 

THEOLOGY
Interfaith engagement events highlighted at Candler
In two events Nov. 1 at Candler School of Theology, Imam Abdullah Antepli will address the future of interfaith engagement in an increasingly diverse and politically polarized American society.

 

LITERATURE
Emory, Atlanta poets to present readings of 'Howl'
Local poets and members of the Emory community will participate in poetry readings and a group recitation of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" on Nov. 2 at Woodruff Library.

 

INTERNATIONAL
Journey to South Africa to explore oppression, reconciliation
Emory students, faculty, staff and alumni may apply by Nov. 6 to join the 2018 Journeys of Reconciliation trip to South Africa, scheduled for May 16-28.

IMPACT
Responding to climate change
The health effects of global warming are already being felt. Take an in-depth look at how researchers at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health are addressing climate change on multiple fronts.
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Homecoming Parade and Concert
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This year's Homecoming theme, "Emory Land," provided plenty of inspiration for floats and marchers who took to the streets Saturday to show their school spirit. View more photos from the parade and concert with the Plain White T's.
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Take Note
 
Eagles baseball player NJ Kim named to D-III NCAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
Eagles baseball player NJ Kim named to D-III NCAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

Emory student real estate team headed to finals in CoreNet Global Academic Challenge
Emory student real estate team headed to finals in CoreNet Global Academic Challenge

Award of Distinction honors Emory University employees for outstanding contributions
Award of Distinction honors Emory University employees for outstanding contributions
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
Emory Insider

 

Free streaming video: Emory University Libraries recently added significant new streaming video content to its collection, by way of Kanopy. You can now access more than 3,900 films, with just over 500 added in the last few weeks.
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In The News
 
Health crisis in Puerto Rico is likely just getting started

 

Health crisis in Puerto Rico is likely just getting started
Oct. 20 |  Dabney Evans |  The Weather Channel

Letters from young Obama show a man trying to find his way

 

Letters from young Obama show a man trying to find his way
Oct. 19 |  Rosemary Magee and Andra Gillespie |  Associated Press

Ebola's legacy: Children with cataracts

 

Ebola's legacy: Children with cataracts
Oct. 19 |  Jessica Shantha, Steven Yeh and Brent Hayek |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Emory University Chorus

 

Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Emory University Chorus
Student musical groups join forces to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, performing Bach and Mendelssohn.
When: Oct. 26, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Take Back the Night Rally and March

 

Take Back the Night Rally and March
The Emory community comes together to support victims of assault through this yearly event by the Respect Program.
When: Oct. 30, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Jenkins Courtyard
Admission: Free
Film screening: "The Tin Drum" (1979)

 

Film screening: "The Tin Drum" (1979)
The newest restoration of this magical-realist film that won the Oscar and Palme d'Or is being screened as part of the "Resisting Fascism" series.
When: Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Green Networking Night
When: Oct. 25, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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2017 Reformation Day at Emory: "Did the Reformation Fail?"
When: Oct. 26, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Pitts Lecture Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Trauma Trails in Bodies, Brains and Neighborhoods: The Effects of Experiencing Violence and Trauma on Women's Health
When: Oct. 26, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Klamon Room
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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Opening Night: Theater Emory's "The Anointing of Dracula: A Grand Guignol"
When: Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mary Gray Munroe Theater
Admission: $22; $18 discount categories; $6 Emory students; $12 industry rate and non-Emory students
 
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Volleyball: Emory vs. Washington & Lee
When: Oct. 27, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball: Emory vs. Randolph-Macon
When: Oct. 27, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Spooky Donuts and Coffee
When: Oct. 27, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Plaza
Admission: Free
 
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The Annual Emory Pride Drag Show
When: Oct. 27, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $5 suggested donation
 
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Film screening: "Annabelle Creation" (2017)
When: Oct. 27, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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GlobeMed Zombie 5K
When: Oct. 28, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Student Activity and Academic Center
Admission: $20
 
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Volleyball: Emory vs. Berry College
When: Oct. 28, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball: Emory vs. Webster University
When: Oct. 28, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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2017 Capoeira Performances/Cord Ceremony
When: Oct. 28, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Experience Shuttles to Atlantic Station
When: Oct. 28, 5:15 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Circle
Admission: Free
 
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Jazz Meets Classics: Songs of Love
When: Oct. 28, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus"
When: Oct. 29, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory's Annual Concerto and Aria Competition
When: Oct. 29, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race and Difference Colloquium Series: "Administrations of Lunacy: Race, Psychiatry and Georgia's State Hospital"
When: Oct. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Lunch and Learn: Human Sex Trafficking
When: Oct. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1055
Admission: Free
 
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Talk and book signing: "The Happiness Sutra: How to Live a Heroic Life Free of Stress"
When: Oct. 30, 5:15 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Seraph Brass
When: Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Submitting Your Electronic Dissertation/Thesis
When: Nov. 1, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Unpacking Your Study Abroad
When: Nov. 1, 7:00 p.m.
Where: B. Jones Building, Career Center
Admission: Free
 
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