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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017
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OUTREACH
Emory Cares International Service Day unites community to help others
On Saturday, Nov. 11, hundreds of Emory students, alumni, staff, faculty, family members and friends will join in a day of volunteering in Atlanta and other cities around the world.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory advocates for changes to congressional tax reform proposal
In an Oct. 31 letter to Georgia's congressional delegation, Emory President Claire E. Sterk discusses tax reform measures that could have a deleterious effect on Emory's students, employees and patients.

 

COURTS
Emory joins legal brief supporting DACA students
Emory is among 19 universities that filed an amicus brief Nov. 1 in support of students attending college while participating in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program.

 

ARTS
Author Colm Tóibín to examine fathers of famed writers at Ellmann Lectures
Acclaimed Irish author Colm Tóibín brings his experiences and insights to Emory Nov. 12-14 to deliver the Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature, where he'll address the theme of "Writers and Their Fathers: Wilde, Yeats and Joyce."

EVENTS
November: 10 things to do for under $10
The Eagles are seeded first in their bracket as Emory hosts opening rounds of the NCAA Division III Volleyball Championship. See all the action Thursday, Nov. 9, through Saturday, Nov. 11, then fill the rest of your November calendar with arts and cultural events, learning opportunities and more.

 

IN CLASS
Carlos Museum gives students first-hand look at ancient artifacts
Moving beyond the traditional classroom, students learn about ancient Mediterranean culture by examining museum artifacts and weighing ethical questions about how they are obtained and displayed.

 

RESEARCH
Space station will host stem cells for heart research
Emory/CHOA researchers will examine whether microgravity can enhance the ability of induced pluripotent stem cells to turn into cardiac muscle cells, with help from the International Space Station.

 

ENVIRONMENT
Mandatory state policies work best to curb power plant emissions, study finds
U.S. state policies aimed at mitigating power plant emissions vary widely in effectiveness, finds a new study by Emory researchers published in Nature Climate Change. The study shows that policies with mandatory compliance are associated with the largest reductions in power plant emissions.

IMPACT
Public scholar Ellison shares his journey in 'Fearless Dialogues'
Gregory Ellison of Emory's Candler School of Theology shares his unconventional road to life as a public scholar and founder of a growing grassroots organization in his latest book, "Fearless Dialogues: A New Movement for Justice."
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PHOTO GALLERY
 
Emory celebrates Diwali
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Emory Indian Cultural Exchange hosted its hugely popular Diwali event on Sunday, Nov. 4, with a traditional dinner, performances and dancing to celebrate the Indian "festival of lights."
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Emory Insider: Giving Back
 
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Help say "thanks" to Emory donors: This Thursday and Friday, the campus community is invited to join the second-annual EmoryThanks. Stop by 10 EmoryThanks locations on Thursday, as well as the main station at Asbury Circle on Friday, to thank donors for their support by writing notes, taking photos and recording video messages.
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Take Note
 
Emory men's soccer to compete in opening round of NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship this weekend
Emory men's soccer to compete in opening round of NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship this weekend

Panel to help Emory students, community meet U.N.'s sustainability goals
Panel to help Emory students, community meet U.N.'s sustainability goals

Doctoral candidate selected as 2017 Lesbian Health Fund grant recipient
Doctoral candidate selected as 2017 Lesbian Health Fund grant recipient

Jaeger wins Einstein Fellowship for innovative study of brain circuit function
Jaeger wins Einstein Fellowship for innovative study of brain circuit function
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In The News
 
Could you be allergic to additives in food or drugs?

 

Could you be allergic to additives in food or drugs?
Nov. 7 |  Robert Swerlick |  New York Times

In Atlanta mayoral election, does race matter?

 

In Atlanta mayoral election, does race matter?
Nov. 6 |  Michael Leo Owens |  WABE-FM

Dinosaur-killing asteroid basically brought a nuclear winter, says new model

 

Dinosaur-killing asteroid basically brought a nuclear winter, says new model
Nov. 1 |  Anthony Martin |  Gizmodo
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Featured Events
 
CultureSHOCK! 2017

 

CultureSHOCK! 2017
Celebrate Emory's cultural diversity with a keynote speech by actor Diarra Kilpatrick, plus dancing, singing, art, food and more.
When: Nov. 10, 6:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
Summer Study Abroad Fair

 

Summer Study Abroad Fair
Learn more about summer 2018 study abroad programs from faculty and Emory College Study Abroad staff.
When: Nov. 14, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Cox Ballroom
Admission: Free
Film screening: "Men of Bronze: The Black American Heroes of World War I"

 

Film screening: "Men of Bronze: The Black American Heroes of World War I"
Attend a screening and panel discussion on the 369th U.S. Infantry Regiment, known as the "Harlem Hellfighters," who served with the French army in World War I.
When: Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Academic Writing Workshop: Finding your Authentic Voice as a Writer
When: Nov. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Pitts Lecture Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Spanish Art Song Symposium
When: Nov. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: Rebecca Stone, "The Imaginative Imagery of Dulemolagunas"
When: Nov. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Applying to Graduate School? Get Help from the Institute for Recruitment of Teachers
When: Nov. 9, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Resistance and Memory film screening: "Four Days in September" (1997)
When: Nov. 9, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Open Mic Night
When: Nov. 9, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Kaldi's Coffee at the Depot
Admission: Free
 
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Microtheatre Emory
When: Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Where: MLAO House, 14 Eagle Row
Admission: Free
 
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Dooley's Players: "Appropriate" by Branden Jacob-Jenkins
When: Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building
Admission: Free
 
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Dooley After Dark: Family Feud
When: Nov. 9, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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HackATL 2017
When: Nov. 10, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Patterson Green
Admission: Free
 
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Bach Under the Stars at the Emory Planetarium
When: Nov. 10, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Planetarium
Admission: Free
 
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Sounds of Ibero-America
When: Nov. 10, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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2017 Emory Cares International Service Day
When: Nov. 11, 11:30 a.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
 
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Advocacy Day to Address Gun Violence
When: Nov. 11, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Administration Building
Admission: Free
 
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Comedian Josh Johnson
When: Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature: Colm Toibin, "Sir William Wilde: An Eminent Victorian in Ireland"
When: Nov. 12, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Chamber Ensembles
When: Nov. 12, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference: Shana L. Redmond, "'I Go on Singing': The Hypermedia Afterlife of Paul Robeson"
When: Nov. 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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EndNote Introduction
When: Nov. 13, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Creating Bibliographies with Zotero
When: Nov. 13, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature: Colm Toibin, "John Butler Yeats in Exile: Why Should Not Old Men Be Mad?"
When: Nov. 13, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Turi King, "Finding Richard III"
When: Nov. 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Hall, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature: Colm Toibin, "John Stanislaus Joyce and Dublin: Old Father, Old Artificer"
When: Nov. 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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America Recycles Day at Emory Point
When: Nov. 15, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Emory Point, outside the General Muir
Admission: Free
 
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Student presentations: Investigation of Millennial Generation Culture through Rap Music Videos of the Middle East and South Asia
When: Nov. 15, 5:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Basketball: Emory vs. Rhodes College
When: Nov. 15, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Project SHINE End of Semester Dinner
When: Nov. 15, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Math and Science Center, Lobby
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Counterfeiters" (2007)
When: Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Basketball: Emory vs. Piedmont College
When: Nov. 15, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra
When: Nov. 15, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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