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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
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ACHIEVEMENT
Emory University School of Medicine seniors participate in Match Day 2018
Graduating Emory University School of Medicine students experienced their "rite of passage" Friday, March 16, when they discovered where they are headed next on their journeys to become physicians.

 

ARTS
Thinking big: Student research brings microtheatre to Emory
Emory College senior Cameron Frostbaum is using his honors thesis research to introduce local audiences to microtheatre, which began in Spain and features short plays performed for small groups in flexible spaces.

 

CAMPUS
Tibet Week to focus on 'compassion, healing and transformation'
Tibet Week, set for March 26-31, features colorful ceremonies, the creation of an intricate sand mandala, daily guided meditations and special discussions focused on this year's theme of "Compassion, Healing and Transformation."

 

HEALTH
Researchers determine routes of respiratory infectious disease transmission on aircraft
A recent study conducted by Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and Georgia Tech assessed rates and routes of possible influenza or infectious disease transmission during flights.

HONORS
Emory's graduate, professional schools ranked among best by U.S. News
Emory's graduate and professional schools and programs are ranked among the best in the nation, according to analysis and surveys released today in U.S. News and World Report's 2019 edition of the "America's Best Graduate Schools" guide.

 

TECHNOLOGY
Machines see the future for patients diagnosed with brain tumors
Researchers at Emory and Northwestern Universities recently developed artificial intelligence (AI) software that can predict the survival of patients diagnosed with glioma.

 

SUPPORT
Eagle Edge initiative debuts to support Emory's student-athletes
Emory Athletics' new Eagle Edge initiative will provide one-stop assistance to aid student-athletes in four core areas: academic support, health and well-being, life skills, and leadership and service.

 

INSIGHT
Andrew Young, Ross Rossin to be featured in Emory conversation
Civil rights icon Andrew Young and renowned portrait artist Ross Rossin, Emory's Schwartz Artist-in-Residence, will meet for a public conversation, titled "Ultimately Human," on March 27 at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts.

INNOVATION
Emory team vies for best social bot via Amazon's Alexa Prize
A team of Emory students from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science are among eight university teams selected from around the world to create a social bot and compete for this year's Alexa Prize, a $3.5 million university challenge sponsored by Amazon.
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Take Note
 
Misha Jackson named Emory's head women's basketball coach
Misha Jackson named Emory's head women's basketball coach

Emory Business Institute accepting applications for non-business majors
Emory Business Institute accepting applications for non-business majors

Campus Life awards program celebrates 25 years, invites nominations
Campus Life awards program celebrates 25 years, invites nominations

Emory conference on quality in health care is April 2
Emory conference on quality in health care is April 2

Emory announces senior vice president of communications and public affairs
Emory announces senior vice president of communications and public affairs
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Emory Insider: Community
 
Emory Insider

 

Atlanta Science Festival at campus: Emory hosts three major events for the Atlanta Science Festival on Friday from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Check out the Chemistry Carnival at the Atwood Chemistry Center, Physics Live! at the Math and Science Center and Science.Art.Wonder on the quad.
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In The News
 
Measuring animal intelligence

 

Measuring animal intelligence
March 18 |  Gregory Berns |  CBS Sunday Morning

Steel tariffs could crunch foreign carmakers in the U.S. South

 

Steel tariffs could crunch foreign carmakers in the U.S. South
March 17 |  Jeffrey Rosensweig |  NPR

Hepatitis C drugs save lives, but sick prisoners aren't getting them

 

Hepatitis C drugs save lives, but sick prisoners aren't getting them
March 15 |  Anne Spaulding |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
Film screening: "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein"

 

Film screening: "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein"
The screening of this Kenneth Branagh film with commentary by Paul Root Wolpe is a part of the Frankenstein Anniversary Celebration at Emory (FACE) on Screen series.
When: March 22, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
Concert: Vega String Quartet

 

Concert: Vega String Quartet
Hear the Vega String Quartet perform quartets of Beethoven, Mendelssohn and the world premiere of Richard Prior's Quartet No. 3.
When: March 24, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Emory University Earth Festival

 

Emory University Earth Festival
Sustainability-related student groups, Emory departments and Atlanta organizations showcase their work to kick off Earth Month.
When: March 27, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Queer and Trans People Bead Project
When: March 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Tate Room
Admission: Free
 
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Sustainable Food Production and Climate Change
When: March 22, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Center, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Career Discovery Days
When: March 22, 3:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 112
Admission: Free
 
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Schwarzman Scholars Info Session
When: March 22, 4:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Art, Atlanta, Activism
When: March 22, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Village Under the Forest"
When: March 22, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 501
Admission: Free
 
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Theater Emory: "Frankenstein Goes Back to the Lab"
When: March 22, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Center
Admission: Free; reservation required
 
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Emory Tango Ensemble
When: March 22, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Robyn Bollinger, violin
When: March 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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"Elect Her: Emory Women Win," with keynote by Cathy Woolard
When: March 23, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Hindu Students Association: UGADI Dinner
When: March 23, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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Dooley After Dark Movie Night: "Jumanji"
When: March 23, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital Run for Mercy 5K
When: March 24, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Perimeter Mall, Dillard's
Admission: $40-$45
 
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DataFest @ Emory
When: March 24, 9:00 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Men's tennis: Emory vs. Rhodes College
When: March 24, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Suicide"
When: March 24, 11:30 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free; donations accepted
 
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Junior Recital: Zola Berger-Schmitz, viola
When: March 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Recital: Vivie Lee, piano and Junior Recital: Martin Schreiner, voice
When: March 24, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Experience Shuttles: Atlanta Food Truck Park
When: March 24, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Circle
Admission: Free
 
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Careers in Entertainment with Turner Studios
When: March 25, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Ancient Americas Lecture: "Analyzing West Mexican Ceramic Figures: New Methods for Determining Authenticity"
When: March 25, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Senior Recital: Eric Newell, bass/baritone and choral conducting
When: March 25, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference: "Public and Private Lives of Mary Church Terrell"
When: March 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room W525
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Religion and State: Islamic and Jewish Perspectives"
When: March 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Pitts Library, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Beginning Grant Writing Workshop
When: March 26, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Graduate School
Admission: Free; application only
 
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Microtheatre Emory
When: March 26, 7:00 p.m.
Where: MLAO House
Admission: $5
 
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Health + Humanities film screening and guest speakers: "And the Band Played On"
When: March 26, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market with Waste Outreach Education Table
When: March 27, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Poetry reading: Rita Ann Higgins
When: March 27, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library
Admission: Free
 
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Artist-in-Residence Program: "Ultimately Human: Ross Rossin and Ambassador Andrew Young"
When: March 27, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free; RSVP required
 
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EndNote Introduction
When: March 28, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
 
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Data Visualization in R
When: March 28, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Zotero Introduction
When: March 28, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Cinematheque screening: "Insecure"
When: March 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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