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Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017
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CAMPUS
Students make surprise appearance on 'The Ellen Show'
Two Emory seniors got the thrill -- and shock -- of a lifetime last week when they were surprised by an opportunity to be on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and score some serious holiday swag.

 

GOVERNMENT
Emory continues advocacy efforts after U.S. Senate passes tax reform bill
As the U.S. Senate and House try to reconcile differences in their tax reform bills, Emory will continue to advocate against provisions that could negatively impact the university's students, faculty and staff.

 

SUSTAINABILITY
Winners announced for zero landfill waste video competition
Last month, the Office of Sustainability Initiatives invited Emory students, faculty and staff to create videos about the importance of landfill waste diversion. View the three winners of the video contest.

 

INSIGHT
Crane's 'Eating Ethically' draws inspiration from Emory classroom
Jonathan K. Crane, Raymond F. Schinazi Scholar in Bioethics and Jewish Thought at Emory's Center for Ethics, uses philosophy, physiology and theology to explore contemporary eating habits in his latest book, "Eating Ethically: Religion and Science for a Better Diet."

 

COLLABORATION
Emory Sports Medicine Complex opens
The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club and Emory Healthcare opened the doors to their new 90,000-square-foot complex, integrating four state-of-the-art facilities on the five-acre campus, including the Hawks' official practice courts and Emory's entire sports-medicine division.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory annexation into city of Atlanta approved by Atlanta City Council
The Atlanta City Council voted unanimously Dec. 4 to approve Emory's annexation into the city, which will go into effect on Jan. 1.

 

RESOURCES
Donate textbooks to help fellow students with financial hardships
Wondering what to do with textbooks as the semester draws to a close? Consider donating them to the lending library created by Emory's First-generation Low Income Partnership. Donation boxes are available in residence halls and several Campus Life offices.

IN CLASS
Botanical medicine course takes multi-disciplinary look at how plants can heal
From aloe and aspirin to a common cancer drug, Cassandra Quave's 'Botanical Medicine and Health' course combines botany, chemistry, anthropology and pharmacology to examine ancient and modern plant-based treatments.
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Photo Galleries
 
World AIDS Day
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Emory commemorated World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, with the university's 13th annual Quilt on the Quad, the nation's largest collegiate display of panels from the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. View more photos.

Beam-signing for new Campus Life Center
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As construction continues on Emory's new Campus Life Center, students had the opportunity Dec. 5 to have their messages and signatures become a permanent part of the new campus landmark. See more photos.
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Take Note
 
SunTrust CEO and Chair William H. Rogers Jr. elected to Emory Board of Trustees
SunTrust CEO and Chair William H. Rogers Jr. elected to Emory Board of Trustees

Law professor Dorothy Brown honored with AALS Clyde Ferguson Award
Law professor Dorothy Brown honored with AALS Clyde Ferguson Award

Goizueta's Thomas Smith named to Top 40 Undergraduate Business Professors
Goizueta's Thomas Smith named to Top 40 Undergraduate Business Professors

International Awards honor law school leader, epidemiologist, humanitarian
International Awards honor law school leader, epidemiologist, humanitarian
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Need a study break? Take time off from preparing for exams and writing final papers with a variety of study breaks on campus. Enjoy games, snacks, therapy dogs and even late-night pancakes.
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In The News
 
Atlanta mayoral race poised to move to a recount

 

Atlanta mayoral race poised to move to a recount
Dec. 6 |  Andra Gillespie |  New York Times

The rise of smart machines puts spotlight on 'robot rights'

 

The rise of smart machines puts spotlight on 'robot rights'
Dec. 3 |  Mark Goldfeder |  NBC News

Emory students tackle unsolved, unpunished killings from the Civil Rights Movement -- and draw parallels to today

 

Emory students tackle unsolved, unpunished killings from the Civil Rights Movement -- and draw parallels to today
Dec. 1 |  Hank Klibanoff |  Atlanta Magazine
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Featured Events
 
AntiquiTEA: Contemporary Weaving Traditions of Bolivian Women

 

AntiquiTEA: Contemporary Weaving Traditions of Bolivian Women
Enjoy afternoon tea and scones as art history PhD candidate Shelley Burian shares stories of the work of indigenous women.
When: Dec. 7, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
Office of Spiritual and Religious Life Pancake Exam Breakfast

 

Office of Spiritual and Religious Life Pancake Exam Breakfast
Enjoy a cereal bar, eggs, toast, cheese grits and freshly prepared pancakes for a nighttime breakfast. Free t-shirts for the first 200 people.
When: Dec. 7, 10:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Church, School Building
Admission: Free
Christmas with the Atlanta Master Chorale

 

Christmas with the Atlanta Master Chorale
Enjoy the Atlanta Master Chorale as they sing toward a sense of peace and togetherness. A second performance is Sunday, Dec. 10, at 4 p.m.
When: Dec. 9, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $35; $30 discount categories; $10 students
 
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Men's Basketball: Emory vs. Covenant College
When: Dec. 6, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, Gym
Admission: Free
 
07
Dec.
 
Exhibition: "Jim Alexander: Preserving the Legacy"
When: Dec. 7, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Chace Lobby
Admission: Free
 
07
Dec.
 
WaterHub Tour
When: Dec. 7, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
07
Dec.
 
Doggie Study Break 2017
When: Dec. 7, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
07
Dec.
 
Talk: "Innovations in Assessing the Health Impact of Air Pollution"
When: Dec. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 5001
Admission: Free
 
07
Dec.
 
Exercise is Medicine: Standardizing Physical Activity Promotion for Clinical Lifestyle Interventions
When: Dec. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine Building, Room 178P
Admission: Free
 
07
Dec.
 
Center for AIDS Research: Three Talks on Virology and Molecular Biomarkers Core
When: Dec. 7, 5:45 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Seminar: "Medical Expenditures for Cardiovascular Diseases Associated with Physical Inactivity among U.S. Adults"
When: Dec. 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1051
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Exhibit: "Religion of the Heart: John Wesley and the Legacy of Methodism in America"
When: Dec. 11, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library, Exhibition Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Evening MBA Insight Night: Open House
When: Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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