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Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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RESEARCH
Mathematician works to improve artificial intelligence
Emory College professor Lars Ruthotto is pioneering a new field -- combining applied math, engineering and computer science -- that applies the logic of differential equations to refine the chaos of deep learning, earning him a $400,000 National Science Foundation award.

 

CAMPUS
Emory to hold full-scale active threat exercises
Emory University, in conjunction with the CDC and other jurisdictions, will hold a full-scale active threat exercise on the Druid Hills campus on Wednesday, March 14, and on the CDC's Roybal Campus on Saturday, March 17.

 

UNIVERSITY
Conference focuses on interdisciplinary humanities, liberal arts at Emory
Through panels featuring Emory's Mellon Faculty Fellows and discussions with Emory deans and senior leadership, the Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference will explore interdisciplinary humanities and the liberal arts throughout Emory's colleges, graduate and professional schools.

SPORTS
Emory men's basketball advances to NCAA Round of 16
After a thrilling 83-82 win on Saturday, Emory men's basketball team earned a spot in the Round of 16 for the NCAA D-III Championships. The Eagles face off Friday against the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

 

LEADERSHIP
Marthers appointed interim vice president of Campus Life
Emory President Claire E. Sterk has announced that Paul Marthers, vice provost for enrollment management, has been appointed to serve as interim vice president of Campus Life.

 

ENVIRONMENT
Emory earns 'Gold' rating for sustainability leadership, innovation
Emory University has once again received a "Gold" rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education for efforts including sustainable dining, biodiversity, support for research, and more.

ACTIVITIES
March: 10 things to do for $10 or less
March brings several annual traditions to campus. Try the bike-powered blender at the Emory Earth Festival, enjoy hands-on activities at the Atlanta Science Festival and view the creation and destruction of an intricate sand mandala during Tibet Week.
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Take Note
 
Emory Technology Transfer presents 12th Celebration of Technology & Innovation
Emory Technology Transfer presents 12th Celebration of Technology & Innovation

Remembering Raymond Danowski, who placed legendary poetry library at Emory University
Remembering Raymond Danowski, who placed legendary poetry library at Emory University

RAISE Forum looking for post-revenue southern startups seeking funding
RAISE Forum looking for post-revenue southern startups seeking funding
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
Emory Insider

 

Free museum admission: Enjoy the special exhibits and impressive permanent collections at the Michael C. Carlos Museum. Students, faculty and staff are always admitted free with ID. The museum is also offering 100 free admission days for the public leading up to its centennial in 2019.
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In The News
 
Common 'superbug' found to disguise resistance to potent antibiotic

 

Common 'superbug' found to disguise resistance to potent antibiotic
March 6 |  David Weiss and Eileen Burd |  Wall Street Journal

Black politics 2.0: The post-Obama generation is so done with the Democratic Party's old ways

 

Black politics 2.0: The post-Obama generation is so done with the Democratic Party's old ways
March 6 |  Andra Gillespie |  Washington Post

What your dog really thinks about you

 

What your dog really thinks about you
March 1 |  Greg Berns |  GPB News
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Featured Events
 
Emory Women of Excellence Awards

 

Emory Women of Excellence Awards
Celebrate women who have demonstrated extraordinary dedication to issues that affect women at Emory and in the larger community.
When: March 8, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Miller-Ward Alumni House
Admission: Free
State of Race: Jemele Hill

 

State of Race: Jemele Hill
Jemele Hill, a journalist and commentator on sports, culture and race, presents the 18th-annual "State of Race" address as part of a continuation of Social Justice Week.
When: March 8, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
Emory University Symphony Orchestra: An American Celebration

 

Emory University Symphony Orchestra: An American Celebration
William Ransom, Mary Emerson Professor of Piano, is soloist for a performance of George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue."
When: March 8, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: Classical Luxury Glassware
When: March 8, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Divine Felines Lecture: "Cats and Catacombs: Cat Cults and Kitten Mummies in Ancient Egypt"
When: March 8, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Dooley After Dark: Arcade Night
When: March 8, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Berry College
When: March 13, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Men's tennis: Emory vs. Millsaps College
When: March 9, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Scene Presentation and Discussion: "Hospice" and "Pointing at the Moon" by Pearl Cleage
When: March 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Center for Ethics
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta BioScience Reception
When: March 15, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Miller-Ward Alumni House
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Stevens Institute
When: March 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Middlebury
When: March 17, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Master Chorale: "Israel in Egypt: George Frideric Handel"
When: March 17, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Middlebury
When: March 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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EDGE Monthly Series: Hispanic Heritage Month
When: March 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, West Wing, Room 320
Admission: Free
 
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Career Discovery Days
When: March 20, 1:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 111
Admission: Free; register on Handshake
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Birmingham Southern
When: March 20, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "From Counterculture to Fragmented Utopia in Authoritarian Brazil"
When: March 20, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Legal Careers Networking Night
When: March 20, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Frankenstein and the Golem: Lessons from Ancient Tales About Biotechnology
When: March 20, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Center for Ethics
Admission: Free
 
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