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Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018
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ENGAGEMENT
Emory hosts community conversation on America's opioid crisis
Emory's "Conversations with America" came to campus for a robust town hall bringing together a panel of experts and the public to discuss many facets of the U.S. opioid crisis.

 

EVENTS
February: 10 free things to do on campus
From poetry to puppets and singing to sports, February's calendar brings a variety of free entertainment and educational events to campus.

 

SUSTAINABILITY
Campus-wide recycling events divert tons of waste from landfill
The Emory community recycled a total of 245,102 pounds of material across campus in November 2017, 58,749 more pounds than November 2016.

 

LITERATURE
Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith to give reading at Emory
Tracy K. Smith, the current U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, will give a reading of her poems on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 4 p.m. at Emory's Schwartz Center for Performing Arts.

 

CONSERVATION
Chimpanzee studies highlight disease risk to all endangered wildlife
Emory disease ecologist Thomas Gillespie was a guest editor of the newly published special edition of the American Journal of Primatology, bringing together experts who have contributed to the understanding of chimpanzee health at Gombe National Park in Tanzania and beyond.

 

PUBLIC SAFETY
Car break-ins prompt a reminder to lock up
A recent increase in vehicle break-ins reported on campus has prompted a reminder from the Emory Department of Public Safety to lock and remove valuables from your vehicles.

 

HEALTH
Flu season 2018: Fast facts and tips you need to know
Emory Saint Joseph's infectious disease physician Mitchell A. Blass discusses symptoms and tips for staying safe this season.

CAMPUS
Emory Founders Week celebrates scholarship, literature, student alumni
With a nod to the past, present and future, Founders Week kicks off Feb. 6 with a Distinguished Faculty Lecture presented by acclaimed Emory historian Carol Anderson.
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Take Note
 
Class and Labor II Report yields recommendations
Class and Labor II Report yields recommendations

Emory ranks 7th on Forbes list of America's Best Employers for Diversity
Emory ranks 7th on Forbes list of America's Best Employers for Diversity

Campus Life seeks student wellness ambassadors as peer-to-peer educators
Campus Life seeks student wellness ambassadors as peer-to-peer educators

Oxford exhibit explores Beat Generation
Oxford exhibit explores Beat Generation

2018 Japan Prize is awarded to Emory immunologist Max Cooper
2018 Japan Prize is awarded to Emory immunologist Max Cooper

Emory Law's Broyde wins Fulbright to study religious arbitration
Emory Law's Broyde wins Fulbright to study religious arbitration
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
Emory Insider

 

Looking for a part-time job this semester? The Employee-Student Job Network links Emory faculty and staff looking to hire Emory students on a part-time basis for babysitting, pet care, house sitting, lawn care and more.
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In The News
 
Prospect of baby selling muddles Georgia adoption debate

 

Prospect of baby selling muddles Georgia adoption debate
Jan. 29 |  Melissa Carter |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Emory's conversation on opioid addiction reveals divide over response: Prosecute, treat

 

Emory's conversation on opioid addiction reveals divide over response: Prosecute, treat
Jan. 28 |  Claire E. Sterk |  Saporta Report

Careless tweets can cost your place at business school

 

Careless tweets can cost your place at business school
Jan. 25 |  Julie Barefoot |  Financial Times
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Featured Events
 
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance with Tim Wise

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance with Tim Wise
Activist, essayist and educator Tim Wise will speak at the rescheduled MLK holiday observance.
When: Feb. 5, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
All in a Day: 24 Hours of Change

 

All in a Day: 24 Hours of Change
Emory's second day of giving offers fun and easy ways to support what inspires you.
When: Feb. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Donations to favorite Emory causes
Poetry reading: Erica Dawson

 

Poetry reading: Erica Dawson
Poet Erica Dawson reads from her works. She will also join in a colloquium at 2:30 p.m. in Room N301 of the Callaway Center.
When: Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Spring Career Fair
When: Feb. 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Black History Month Read-In
When: Feb. 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Brooks Commons
Admission: Free
 
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Academic Writing Workshop: Introduction to Proposal Writing
When: Feb. 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Zotero Introduction
When: Feb. 1, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
AntiquiTEA: Dan "Passport Masks"
When: Feb. 1, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Treasurer's Training
When: Feb. 1, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Lecture: "The Publishing Life of Seamus Heaney"
When: Feb. 1, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Open Mic Night
When: Feb. 1, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Kaldi's at the Depot
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Egyptian Lecture: "De-composing and Re-composing the Ancient Egyptian Body"
When: Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Water Color Cards Workshop
When: Feb. 2, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
02
Feb.
 
Bad Feminists Fridays
When: Feb. 2, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Center for Women
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Exhibition Opening Event: "Uhtceare: An Exploration of Grief"
When: Feb. 2, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Chace Gallery
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
ASL Idol
When: Feb. 2, 6:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Emory's Day On
When: Feb. 3, 11:30 a.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
 
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Brave New Works: "Kings are Killed" by Jiréh Breon Holder
When: Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free; reservations required
 
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Candler Concert Series: Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano
When: Feb. 3, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $50; $40 discount; $5 Emory students
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Piedmont College
When: Feb. 4, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
The Bach Bowl
When: Feb. 4, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference: "Political Rap Music and Black Politics"
When: Feb. 5, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room W525
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Armelagos Lecture in Biocultural Anthropology: "Sick of Race: How Racism Harms Health and Misleads Medicine"
When: Feb. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 303
Admission: Free
 
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John F. Morgan Sr. Distinguished Faculty Lecture: "White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide" by Carol Anderson
When: Feb. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening and panel: "MILWAUKEE 53206"
When: Feb. 6, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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MS in Business Analytics (MSBA) Web Chat
When: Feb. 7, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Pop-Up Public Library Card Drive
When: Feb. 7, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Level II
Admission: Free
 
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Weekly Workshop: Self-Editing and Revision
When: Feb. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 250
Admission: Free
 
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Intro to Digital Publishing
When: Feb. 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 303E
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Hearing the Call: The Spiritual and Cultural Journey of Rosemary McCombs Maxey"
When: Feb. 7, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Eyes on the Prize"
When: Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
Southern Circuit Film Series: "Liyana"
When: Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Copyright and Electronic Theses and Dissertations
When: Feb. 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, E-Classroom B_65
Admission: Free
 
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