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For Students of Emory University
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017
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ACHIEVEMENT
Emory student named Rhodes Scholar
Chelsea Jackson, a political science and African American Studies double major, is Emory's 20th student to be selected for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, which provides for study at the University of Oxford in England.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory community advocates for changes in proposed tax legislation
Since House Republicans unveiled the proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Nov. 2, the Emory community has mobilized to advocate against provisions that would unduly impact Emory students, employees and patients.

 

ADMISSIONS
Emory to welcome displaced undergraduates from Puerto Rico
In the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Emory is ready to welcome up to 32 undergraduate students displaced from their studies in Puerto Rico.

 

IMPACT
'Essential' student support program receives Mellon Foundation funding
Emory's Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship, a program that expands access for underrepresented minorities to earn doctorates and faculty positions, has received renewed funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

INTERNATIONAL
Photos showcase Emory students' fieldwork around the world
Students in the Master's of Development Practice program perform months of fieldwork to gain insight on public health, economic development and human rights by living and working with varied populations. See the winners of this year's photo contest highlighting their efforts.

 

LITERATURE
Ellmann Lectures explore literary fathers and sons
Acclaimed Irish author Colm Tóibín visited Emory to deliver the Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature, where he addressed the theme of "Writers and Their Fathers: Wilde, Yeats and Joyce."

 

BUSINESS
Goizueta's Grounds for Empowerment partners with Nicaragua's Vega Coffee
Grounds for Empowerment -- a Social Enterprise @ Goizueta initiative -- is partnering with Nicaragua's Vega Coffee to provide even more economic opportunities for women who are specialty coffee farmers.

 

IN MEMORIAM
Frye, Emory's first provost, remembered for integrity, leadership
Billy E. Frye, a respected scholar, educator and administrator who helped guide Emory during years of rapid campus and program development as the university's first provost, and later as interim president and then chancellor, died Nov. 14.

EVENTS
Celebrate the holidays with Emory campus traditions
Emory's Atlanta and Oxford campuses welcome the return of several seasonal traditions, including A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols on Friday, Dec. 1, and Saturday, Dec. 2, in Glenn Memorial Auditorium.
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Take Note
 
Campus dining facilities post schedules for Thanksgiving holiday
Campus dining facilities post schedules for Thanksgiving holiday

Emory shuttles offer limited service for Thanksgiving break
Emory shuttles offer limited service for Thanksgiving break

Emory men's soccer narrowly misses spot in NCAA D-III Final Four
Emory men's soccer narrowly misses spot in NCAA D-III Final Four

Eagles volleyball season ends in quarterfinal of NCAA Championships
Eagles volleyball season ends in quarterfinal of NCAA Championships

Candler named to 'Seminaries that Change the World' for fifth time
Candler named to 'Seminaries that Change the World' for fifth time
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EMORY INSIDER: SUPPORT
 
Emory Insider

 

Give back on #GivingTuesday: By making a gift to Emory on #GivingTuesday, you can help a scientist make a breakthrough against a deadly disease, lead a scholar to a discovery that changes humanity or support a fellow student who may become that scientist or scholar.
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In The News
 
How Madagascar took control of its plague outbreak

 

How Madagascar took control of its plague outbreak
Nov. 19 |  Dabney Evans |  NPR

Trump voters have buyer's remorse in North Carolina focus group

 

Trump voters have buyer's remorse in North Carolina focus group
Nov. 16 |  Emory University |  Washington Post

Veterans suffering from PTSD find ease swimming among whale sharks

 

Veterans suffering from PTSD find ease swimming among whale sharks
Nov. 12 |  Andrew Sherrill |  NBC Today Show
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Featured Events
 
WaterHub Tour

 

WaterHub Tour
Learn how Emory is recycling millions of gallons of water. Tours are led by trained Emory students.
When: Nov. 28, 1:30 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
"Resisting Fascism" Film Series: "Black Book" (2006)

 

"Resisting Fascism" Film Series: "Black Book" (2006)
See swashbuckling action and espionage in this film with images of resistance and survival from Dutch director Paul Verhoeven ("Robocop," "Total Recall").
When: Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
Emory's Young Artists

 

Emory's Young Artists
Hear performances by some of the most outstanding undergraduate talents from Emory's Department of Music.
When: Dec. 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Student Government Association free airport shuttles
When: Nov. 22, 5:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Circle
Admission: Free
 
23
Nov.
 
Thanksgiving Dinner
When: Nov. 23, 1:00 p.m.
Where: DUCLing
Admission: Free
 
27
Nov.
 
From Co-Operation to Crackdown: The Muslim Brotherhood and the Gulf
When: Nov. 27, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Gambrell Hall, Room G575
Admission: Free
 
27
Nov.
 
Submitting Your Electronic Dissertation/Thesis
When: Nov. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
27
Nov.
 
Healthcare Access: Make Healthcare Great Again?
When: Nov. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
27
Nov.
 
The Modern Origins of Today's Racial Wealth Gap and What the Trump White House Plans to Do About It
When: Nov. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Nov.
 
Carlos Reads Book Club
When: Nov. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Board Room, Level Two
Admission: $25 museum members; $35 non-members; includes the cost of the book.
 
28
Nov.
 
Emory Farmers Market
When: Nov. 28, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
28
Nov.
 
Advent Service: Hanging of the Greens
When: Nov. 28, 11:05 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
28
Nov.
 
Creating Bibliographies with Zotero
When: Nov. 28, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
28
Nov.
 
Childhood Mortality and the Emory University CHAMPS Project: A Matter of Life? Or Death?
When: Nov. 28, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Rita Anne Rollins Room
Admission: Free
 
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Nov.
 
Rollins Speaks: What's Your Story?
When: Nov. 28, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
28
Nov.
 
Emory Jazz Ensembles
When: Nov. 28, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
29
Nov.
 
Comics as a Medium to Understand Global Health and Religion
When: Nov. 29, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Rita Anne Rollins Room
Admission: Free
 
29
Nov.
 
Poetry Reading in Honor of V. Narayana Rao
When: Nov. 29, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
29
Nov.
 
The Second Wonderful Wednesday After Dark
When: Nov. 29, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
 
29
Nov.
 
Men's Basketball: Emory vs. Birmingham Southern
When: Nov. 29, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, Gym
Admission: Free
 
29
Nov.
 
Documentary screening: "Bending the Arc: The Story of Dr. Paul Farmer" (2016)
When: Nov. 29, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
29
Nov.
 
"Documenting the Right" Student Film Festival
When: Nov. 29, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 111
Admission: Free
 
30
Nov.
 
Advent Service: Magnificat
When: Nov. 30, 11:05 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
30
Nov.
 
Submitting Your Electronic Dissertation/Thesis
When: Nov. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
30
Nov.
 
Women's Basketball: Emory vs. Piedmont College
When: Nov. 30, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, Gym
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Hercules 56" (2006)
When: Nov. 30, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Nov.
 
Concert: Oxford Chorale
When: Nov. 30, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Chapel
Admission: $5
 
30
Nov.
 
Men's Basketball: Oxford vs. Pasco-Hernando State College
When: Nov. 30, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Gym
Admission: Free
 
01
Dec.
 
Michael C. Carlos Museum Bookshop Two-Day Holiday Sale
When: Dec. 1, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Bookshop
Admission: Free
 
01
Dec.
 
Emory Graduate Students Unite Against Sexual Harassment
When: Dec. 1, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Center for Women
Admission: Free; registration required
 
01
Dec.
 
Catalyzing the Modernization of Graduate Biomedical Education
When: Dec. 1, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
01
Dec.
 
A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
When: Dec. 1, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $20; $15 discount categories; $5 students
 
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