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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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TEACHING
Author Tayari Jones joins Emory faculty
New York Times bestselling author and critically acclaimed writer Tayari Jones will join Emory University's renowned Creative Writing Program this fall as a member of the English faculty in Emory College of Arts and Sciences.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Truman Scholar focuses on reducing health care disparities
Lamar Greene, an Emory junior devoted to expanding access to health care for marginalized populations, has been named a 2018 Harry S. Truman Scholar, a national honor recognizing leadership, academic excellence and public service.

 

HONORS
Emory junior awarded Beinecke Scholarship to study link between music, identity
An accomplished jazz bassist majoring in music studies and psychology, Emory College student Chris Batterman has won a prestigious Beinecke Scholarship to help fund his PhD in ethnomusicology.

 

CAMPUS
Ceremony to mark opening of new trail for cyclists, pedestrians
A ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, April 20, will celebrate the opening of the PATH at Emory, a new bicycle and pedestrian trail that links Emory's Clairmont Campus to Mason Mill Park and points beyond.

RESEARCH
Tracing the footsteps of Emory's own Indiana Jones
For undergraduate student Andrew Hoover, a seminar class led to an in-depth research project that traces the fascinating post-World War I path of an Emory professor turned adventurer.

 

EVENTS
Emory Undergraduate Research Symposium set for April 24-25
Undergraduate Research Week offers multiple opportunities to see students present projects across a range of disciplines, underscoring the importance of research as an integral part of the Emory experience.

 

RESOURCES
Student Production Studio opens at Woodruff Library for video projects
The newly created Student Production Studio is on-air and online, ready for reservations. The studio gives student groups and classes a place to work on video, audio and photography production projects.

 

OPPORTUNITY
Emory Business Institute accepting applications for non-business majors
The Emory Business Institute offers students who are not majoring in business a chance to experience the Goizueta Business School curriculum. Faculty will focus on what they believe is most critical for non-business majors entering the workplace.

DISCOVERY
Physicists show why it's hard to clog a drain with soft particles
Physicists working in Emory professor Eric Weeks' lab quantified the clogging dynamics of soft objects for the first time and identified the parameters that seem to explain why it's completely opposite the physics that govern hard objects. Graduate and undergraduate students, including sophomore Mia Morrell, worked on the experiments.
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PHOTO GALLERY
 
Take a look back at Dooley's Week
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Dooley's Week, Emory's annual celebration of school spirit, took over campus April 9-14 with a full slate of festival-themed "Dooleypalooza" activities. See more photos.
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Take Note
 
Emory joins American Talent Initiative, aiming to educate more high-achieving, low- and moderate-income students
Emory joins American Talent Initiative, aiming to educate more high-achieving, low- and moderate-income students

Emory Autism Center presents April 18 event "Beyond Rainman: Autism on Stage and Screen"
Emory Autism Center presents April 18 event "Beyond Rainman: Autism on Stage and Screen"

Emory hosts April 21 symposium to showcase chemical biology in Atlanta
Emory hosts April 21 symposium to showcase chemical biology in Atlanta
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Emory Insider: Support
 
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Get help with your writing assignments: The Emory College Writing Center serves students in Emory College and Laney Graduate School, as well as students in other schools who are working on assignments for Emory College or Laney classes. Additional writing support is available for students in other schools.
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In The News
 
The powerful pattern Democrats must break to win the Senate

 

The powerful pattern Democrats must break to win the Senate
April 17 |  Alan Abramowitz |  CNN

Survey: Holocaust is fading from American memory

 

Survey: Holocaust is fading from American memory
April 15 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  NPR

Pod people: Atlanta hitting stride as podcast hub

 

Pod people: Atlanta hitting stride as podcast hub
April 13 |  Hank Klibanoff |  Atlanta Business Chronicle
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Featured Events
 
Dooley After Dark: "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"

 

Dooley After Dark: "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"
Enjoy this free showing of the second installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy and the eighth main installment of the Star Wars franchise.
When: April 20, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
Restoration: Voices of Inner Strength Gospel Choir Spring Concert

 

Restoration: Voices of Inner Strength Gospel Choir Spring Concert
Come out for an exciting night of gospel music, a live band and light refreshments.
When: April 21, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Emory University Chorus: An American Celebration

 

Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Emory University Chorus: An American Celebration
Hear two Emory musical powerhouses collaborate to perform music of Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein.
When: April 21, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Earth Week: PLARN
When: April 19, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Weddings in the Middle East and South Asia"
When: April 19, 5:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Buddhist Club Buddha Day
When: April 19, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Brooks Commons
Admission: Free
 
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Visit Palestine: Dinner and Cultural Celebration
When: April 19, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Ballroom
Admission: Free for Emory students/professors; $5 for community members
 
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TableTalk: The Rubber Chicken Initiative
When: April 19, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Kaldi's at the Depot
Admission: Free
 
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Theatre: "On A Clear Day You Can See Forever"
When: April 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building, Black Box Theater
Admission: $5, except for students with arts pass
 
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Oxford Chorale Spring Performance
When: April 19, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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EndNote Introduction
When: April 20, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Graduate Student Meet-and-Greet: Geo-Spatial Data
When: April 20, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Building, Room S103
Admission: Free
 
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Tour and reception: Exploring LGBTQ Activism
When: April 20, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library
Admission: Free
 
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Earth Week: Fix-it Day
When: April 20, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
 
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Pohela Boishakh (Bengali New Year)
When: April 20, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Math and Science Center Lobby
Admission: Free
 
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Spring Arts Lock-in
When: April 20, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Visual Arts Building
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Dark Arts theater production: "Mental Health Monologues"
When: April 20, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Rich Building, Room 210
Admission: Free
 
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St. Jude Charity Gala
When: April 20, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Miller-Ward Alumni House
Admission: Free for Emory students; $10 general public
 
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Film screening: Red Torch Theatre's "Three Sisters"
When: April 21, 11:30 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Donations accepted
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Huntingdon College
When: April 21, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Move Out begins: "Don't Dump it, Donate it"
When: April 22, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Campus-wide
Admission: Free
 
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Earth Day Celebration
When: April 22, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Church
Admission: Free
 
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Talk and Q&A: "Voice of a North Korean Refugee: The Story of Jinhye Jo"
When: April 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Emory Chamber Ensembles
When: April 22, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market with Waste Outreach Education Table
When: April 24, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium
When: April 24, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Math and Science Center Lobby
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Oxford Chamber Ensemble
When: April 24, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Emory Big Band
When: April 24, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Creativity Conversation: Sam Pluta and Peter Evans
When: April 25, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Super Collisions: Live Electronic Music with Sam Pluta and Peter Evans
When: April 25, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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