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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018
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ACHIEVEMENT
Emory names 2018 Bobby Jones Scholars for study in Scotland
Emory College students Carli Kovel, Wei Wei Chen, Jason Sell and Leah Neiman will spend a year studying at the University of St Andrews as part of the prestigious Robert T. Jones Jr. Scholarship.

 

INSIGHT
'The Enlightened Gene' captures Emory-Tibet Science Initiative's integration of science, faith
In their new co-written book, Emory professor Arri Eisen and Tibetan monk Geshe Yungdrung Konchok explore how insights from scientists and monastics enrich understandings of biology, physics and other sciences.

 

DISCUSSION
Public dialogue will explore 'Black and Latinx Solidarity'
Emory's James Weldon Johnson Institute hosts 'Black and Latinx Solidarity' on Feb. 22 to discuss black and Latino/Latina political relations amid a resurgence of white nationalism.

 

RESOURCES
Goizueta launches 'Entrepreneurs-in-Residence' program
Goizueta Business School has launched Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, designed to offer students real-life experience with people who have done what they're studying to do. The entrepreneurs will advise BBA and MBA students looking to start their own companies.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory global health case competition tackles refugee health in Atlanta
Twelve student teams addressed the health challenges of one of Atlanta's most vulnerable populations during the 2018 Intramural Emory Global Health Case Competition, proposing strategies to improve the health and well-being of the city's refugee communities.

 

HEALTH
Emory emergency medicine providers lead flu response at Grady
Health care providers in Emory School of Medicine's Department of Emergency Medicine have led a robust response to the surge in influenza patients at Grady Memorial Hospital, using specialized trailers that have extended Grady's busy emergency department.

IN CLASS
Students turn curators for Carlos Museum exhibit
A new exhibit at the Michael C. Carlos Museum unites artwork and classwork in a hands-on way, allowing Emory students to curate a first-of-its-kind show about the Ramayana in Indian painting.
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Photo Galleries
 
Vigil for Parkland
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On Friday, Feb. 16, the Emory community gathered at the Cox Hall Bridge for a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the shooting at Marjory Douglas Stoneman High School in Parkland, Florida. Learn more about campus resources available to those needing support.

Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith
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Tracy K. Smith, the current U.S. poet laureate, read her poems at a free public event Saturday, Feb. 17, part of Emory's Raymond Danowski Poetry Library Reading Series. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
Lt. Gen. Pede, JAG of the US Army, to keynote Emory Law's Global Leaders Lecture
Lt. Gen. Pede, JAG of the US Army, to keynote Emory Law's Global Leaders Lecture

RCE Greater Atlanta officially acknowledged by United Nations University
RCE Greater Atlanta officially acknowledged by United Nations University

Dance examines gender identity and social constructs
Dance examines gender identity and social constructs
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
Emory Insider

 

Motorist assistance: Emory's Transportation and Parking Services assists motorists on campus who are dealing with a flat tire or car that won't start. This free service is available 24 hours a day. For help, call 404-727-1130.
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In The News
 
In laws, rhetoric and acts of violence, Europe is rewriting dark chapters of its past

 

In laws, rhetoric and acts of violence, Europe is rewriting dark chapters of its past
Feb. 19 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  Washington Post

Georgia might let adoption agencies use religion to refuse gay couples

 

Georgia might let adoption agencies use religion to refuse gay couples
Feb. 19 |  Melissa Carter |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Jimmy Carter's medical miracle

 

Jimmy Carter's medical miracle
Feb. 13 |  Jimmy Carter and Winship Cancer Institute |  Parade Magazine
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Featured Events
 
Social Justice Week: "The Normal Heart"

 

Social Justice Week: "The Normal Heart"
Social Justice Week continues tonight with a screening of "The Normal Heart." Events through Friday raise awareness around issues of diversity, race, social justice, sexual assault and homelessness.
When: Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
TEDxEmory 2018: Solve for X

 

TEDxEmory 2018: Solve for X
Hear talks from Pulitzer Prize winners, artists, researchers who are pushing the limits of their fields, and more.
When: Feb. 24, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building (WHSCAB), Auditorium
Admission: Free
Marie Marquardt: "Reflections on Storytelling, Human Health and Transformative Connections"

 

Marie Marquardt: "Reflections on Storytelling, Human Health and Transformative Connections"
This lecture by the author of young adult novels about undocumented immigrant teenagers will be followed by a book signing and reception.
When: Feb. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 303
Admission: Free; limited seating
 
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Zero Landfill Waste Education
When: Feb. 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: Imagery of Ancient Egyptian Divine Being Bes
When: Feb. 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Creativity Conversation: Joseph Skibell and Jireh Holder
When: Feb. 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
 
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Panel discussion: "Black-Latinx Solidarity"
When: Feb. 22, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building
Admission: Free with Emory ID
 
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Advocacy Writing for Nonprofit and Environmental Sectors
When: Feb. 22, 5:00 p.m.
Where: B. Jones Building, Career Center
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "The Role of Science in Policy"
When: Feb. 22, 5:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Frankenstein on Screen: Triple Feature
When: Feb. 22, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Theater: "Phantasmagoria: the Mary Shelley Story"
When: Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Living Room
Admission: Free; reservation required
 
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Dooley's Players: "12 Angry Jurors"
When: Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Harris Residential Hall, Harris Parlor
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Abigail Santos Villalobos and Erika Tazawa
When: Feb. 22, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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State of Race Keynote Speaker
When: Feb. 22, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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An Afternoon with Jennifer Barlament
When: Feb. 23, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Chace Gallery
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Back to the City: Food Justice"
When: Feb. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Metal Working, Beading and Jewelry Making
When: Feb. 23, 5:00 p.m.
Where: MLAO House, 14 Eagle Row
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Black Girls Die Too"
When: Feb. 23, 6:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Chinese Theater Club: "The Wilderness"
When: Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building, Black Box Theater
Admission: Free; reservation required
 
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Concert: Emory Wind Ensemble
When: Feb. 23, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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ATL Girl Up Leadership Summit
When: Feb. 24, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library
Admission: $15; financial waivers available
 
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Softball: Emory vs. Covenant College, double-header
When: Feb. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Softball Field; also at 2 p.m.
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Arts Underground 6th Annual Spring Showcase
When: Feb. 24, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Visual Arts Building
Admission: Free
 
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Women's tennis: Emory vs. SCAD Atlanta
When: Feb. 25, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Experience Shuttles: High Museum
When: Feb. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Circle
Admission: Free
 
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Jewish Chamber Music
When: Feb. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Marcus Hillel Center
Admission: Free
 
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2018 Moonlight Gala
When: Feb. 25, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Ballroom
Admission: $12
 
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Lecture: "The 'Me' in Media: How the Audience, Journalists and Experts Help Shape Our Public Health Narrative"
When: Feb. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 3001
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Populist Antiheroes from B.J. Palmer to Donald Trump"
When: Feb. 26, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market with Waste Outreach Education Table
When: Feb. 27, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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EndNote Introduction
When: Feb. 27, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Copyright and Electronic Theses and Dissertations
When: Feb. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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Panel: "Democracy Without Women Is Impossible"
When: Feb. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Prospective Student Dinner and Lecture: "Do Not Be Afraid: The Preferential Option for the Poor and Christian Faith"
When: Feb. 27, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Formal Lounge, Room 202
Admission: Free
 
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Joint reading: Poets Michael Marberry and Cassie Gonzalez
When: Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Carol Anderson, "One Person, One Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy"
When: Feb. 28, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Frankenstein speaker series: "Let Them Have Dominion"
When: Feb. 28, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "13th"
When: Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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