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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
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CAMPUS
Dooley's Week celebrates Emory spirit
Be on the lookout for Dooley, Emory's unofficial mascot, as Dooley's Week takes over campus April 9-14 with a full slate of music-themed "Dooleypalooza" activities.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory team wins international global health competition
Emory recently hosted the International Emory Global Health Case Competition, drawing two dozen teams from leading universities around the world. A team of Emory graduate students took first place for the first time since 2012.

 

INSIGHT
Historian Taylor Branch to discuss Martin Luther King Jr., James Weldon Johnson
Taylor Branch, acclaimed for his narrative histories of America during the King years, visits Emory on Thursday, April 5, to deliver the annual James Weldon Johnson Distinguished Lecture.

 

SUPPORT
RespectCon 2018 focuses on sexual violence prevention, social justice
Student activist Venkayla Haynes will be the keynote for this year's RespectCon, a national conference hosted by Emory focused on social justice and sexual assault prevention on college campuses.

MILESTONE
Emory University undergraduate applications reach new record high
Emory University has received a record 27,982 applications to be part of the Class of 2022, a 16 percent jump from the previous year. Learn more about the students who applied and were accepted this year.

 

IN CLASS
Class looks at fake archaeological stories to understand modern thinking
In "Archaeology: Modern Myths, Pseudo-Science and the Study of the Past," classics professor Sandra Blakely's students learn analytical skills that can help them evaluate not only archaeological theories, but also today's "fake news."

 

ARTS
Dance performance reimagines legendary Trisha Brown choreography
The world-renowned Trisha Brown Dance Company presents "In Plain Site," a site-specific work performed at various locations across Emory's campus. Performances are April 7-8.

 

PERSPECTIVE
President of Tibetan government-in-exile to deliver Berman Lecture
Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, president of the Tibetan government-in-exile, will deliver the 2018 Berman Lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, April 9 at Emory University School of Law. He will speak on "The Tibetan People's Transition to Secular Democracy."

EVENTS
April: 10 things to do for $10 or less
As the semester winds down, there are still plenty of engaging, inexpensive events on campus, including two free concerts of Jazz on the Green.
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Take Note
 
Student-led event on April 5 will discuss intersection of religion and sustainability
Student-led event on April 5 will discuss intersection of religion and sustainability

Events on eating ethically, 'conscious capitalism' feature Whole Foods co-founder
Events on eating ethically, 'conscious capitalism' feature Whole Foods co-founder

Campus memorial service to honor former Emory Provost Billy Frye
Campus memorial service to honor former Emory Provost Billy Frye

Federal omnibus spending bill includes victories for research, education programs
Federal omnibus spending bill includes victories for research, education programs

Video: Run for Mercy 5K supports outreach of Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
Video: Run for Mercy 5K supports outreach of Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
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Emory Insider: Community
 
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Remembering MLK: This evening, clock towers on Emory's Atlanta and Oxford campuses will chime 39 times at 7:05 p.m. to mark the 50th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. King was 39 years old when he was murdered in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968.
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In The News
 
Legalizing medical marijuana may cut opioid abuse, study shows

 

Legalizing medical marijuana may cut opioid abuse, study shows
April 3 |  Jason Hockenberry  |  NBC News

Harper Lee letters offer candid takes on religion, family

 

Harper Lee letters offer candid takes on religion, family
April 2 |  Joseph Crespino |  Associated Press

Why the medical community is concerned about a genetic testing boom

 

Why the medical community is concerned about a genetic testing boom
March 27 |  Karen Grinzaid and Jane Lowe Meisel |  Washington Post
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Featured Events
 
Conversations on the Quad

 

Conversations on the Quad
Faculty, staff and students are invited to drop by the Quad between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to discuss "Building a Culture of Innovation at Emory." President Sterk presents welcoming remarks at noon.
When: April 5, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
Admission: Free
Couchella Music Festival

 

Couchella Music Festival
See Emory's incredible artistic talent with student musicians, outside artists and a display of student artwork.
When: April 5, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
John F. Morgan Sr. Distinguished Faculty Lecture: Carol Anderson

 

John F. Morgan Sr. Distinguished Faculty Lecture: Carol Anderson
Carol Anderson, Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies, will speak on "White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide."
When: April 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Hot, Pop, Talk: Hotdogs, Popcorn and Conversation for Laney Graduate School Students
When: April 5, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Math and Science Center, Atrium
Admission: Free
 
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Stuff and Wrap: Asian Cuisine Discovery Night
When: April 5, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Longstreet-Means Lounge
Admission: Free; registration requested
 
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April
 
Open Mic Night
When: April 5, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Kaldi's @ The Depot
Admission: Free
 
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Spirituality and Sustainability Event
When: April 5, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics Commons, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Film screening: "Cowspiracy"
When: April 5, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Volunteer Emory Weekly Service Trips Information Session
When: April 5, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room 109
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Spoke Comedy Night: Secret's Out
When: April 5, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
06
April
 
Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures Undergraduate Student Symposium
When: April 6, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
06
April
 
Tax Essentials Workshop
When: April 6, 1:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Roundtable: "Black Panther"
When: April 6, 1:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Baseball: Emory vs. Washington University (Mo.)
When: April 6, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Film screening: "The Rape of Recy Taylor"
When: April 6, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center Hotel, Amphitheatre
Admission: Free; RSVP
 
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Trisha Brown Dance Company Master Class
When: April 6, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free; RSVP required
 
06
April
 
Dooley After Dark Movie Night: "Pitch Perfect 3"
When: April 6, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Emory Spring Invitational Golf Tournament
When: April 7, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Smoke Rise Country Club
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
CWPA Women's Water Polo Championships Southeast Division
When: April 7, 10:00 a.m.
Where:  Woodruff P.E. Center Pool
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Junior Recital: Rachel Chon, piano
When: April 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Trisha Brown Dance Company: "In Plain Site"
When: April 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Tharp Rehearsal Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Senior Honors Recital: Haley Matthews, bassoon
When: April 7, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Relay for Life Main Event
When: April 7, 5:00 p.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Donations/fundraising
 
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April
 
Concert: Atlanta's Young Artists
When: April 8, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Senior Honors Recital: Amanda Melton, harp
When: April 8, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Food for Your Well-Being
When: April 9, 11:30 a.m.
Where: DUC-ling
Admission: Variable per meal
 
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Workshop: SPSS Basics
When: April 9, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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Sustainable Events Showcase
When: April 9, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Chasing Coral"
When: April 9, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Emory Farmers Market with Waste Outreach Education Table
When: April 10, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Zotero Introduction
When: April 10, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Lecture: "Islamophobia and the Struggle for Recognition"
When: April 10, 1:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Lights in the Darkness Movie Series: "Dead Man Walking"
When: April 10, 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Debate: "Is Eating Meat Ethical or Healthy?"
When: April 10, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Conscious Capitalism Conversation with Whole Foods' John Mackey: Leadership and Culture Through the Purpose Lens
When: April 11, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center, Silverbell Pavilion
Admission: $30; registration required
 
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April
 
Wonderful Wednesday: Make Your Own Slime
When: April 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Italian Business Night
When: April 11, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Math and Science Building, Room W201
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Mindful Yoga Class
When: April 11, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, 2nd floor fitness studio
Admission: Free
 
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This Tank Full of Dreams: Buddhism, Poetry and the Beats
When: April 11, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free; registration requested
 
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April
 
Wonderful Wednesdays After Dark
When: April 11, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Southern Circuit Film Series: "78/52"
When: April 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Cinematheque screening: An Evening of Sit-Coms
When: April 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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