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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
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SPECIAL FEATURE
Bonding over bones, stones and beads
Emory anthropologist Jessica Thompson takes students into the field in Malawi to help uncover mysteries of prehistoric hunter-gatherers in Africa. The project has already yielded the oldest-known human DNA from Africa, preserved by the cool, arid ecosystem of the excavation sites. Meet the students conducting this groundbreaking research.

 

SUCCESS
100 percent of Emory pre-law students admitted to top law schools in 2017
In 2017, 100 percent of Emory seniors who applied to law school were admitted, according to data from the Law School Admission Council. Graduating seniors and Emory alumni garnered 135 offers of admission from the nation's top 15 law schools.

 

INSIGHT
Their hearts are in Havana: Oxford students take a revolutionary trip to Cuba
Students in the Spanish class "Evolution of Revolution" recently visited Cuba to learn about the country's history and culture directly from its citizens.

 

IN CLASS
Immigration policy course tackles complex questions of citizenship
Students in the political science course "Law and Politics of Immigration" are grappling with serious questions surrounding this complicated topic — one that, for many in the class, has a direct impact on their own lives.

 

OUTREACH
Through Coursera, Emory faculty reach broad audiences around the world
Coursera's online courses give people around the globe the chance to learn from Emory faculty about topics that highlight the university's commitment to helping humanity. Subjects include civil rights, understanding violence, examining addiction, responding to health emergencies, and more.

 

BUSINESS
Emory Entrepreneurship Summit provides business insights, keys to success
Students, faculty, staff and the Atlanta community had the opportunity to dive into the world of entrepreneurship at the fourth-annual Emory Entrepreneurship Summit, hosted by Goizueta Business School in conjunction with Emory Entrepreneurship Ecosystem.

 

SPORTS
Emory to add women's golf as intercollegiate sport
Emory will add women's golf to its list of varsity sports, beginning in the fall of 2019. The new team will bring the university's total to 19 athletic programs that compete at the NCAA Division III level.

ACHIEVEMENT
Six honors theses highlight Emory College physics
Six seniors will graduate with honors in physics, having conducted rigorous research as expansive as hints of what happens around the universe's dying stars and as minute as the molecular mechanisms telling our cells what to do.
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Take Note
 
Emory dining facilities announce modified schedule May 1-11 for final exams
Emory dining facilities announce modified schedule May 1-11 for final exams

Emory softball team wins sixth consecutive UAA Championship
Emory softball team wins sixth consecutive UAA Championship

Emory women's tennis clinches UAA Championship
Emory women's tennis clinches UAA Championship

Emory College names new Koppaka Professor in Telugu, Indian Cultures
Emory College names new Koppaka Professor in Telugu, Indian Cultures
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Emory Insider: Support
 
Emory Insider

 

Donate "Dooley Dollars" to help others: The Dooley Dollars Donation project allows students to spend the unused money from their meal plans to buy a range of products for the campus food pantry, located at the Bread Coffeehouse. Learn more.
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In The News
 
Playing football young may mean earlier cognitive, emotional problems

 

Playing football young may mean earlier cognitive, emotional problems
April 30 |  Chad Hales |  CNN

North Korea's secret Christians

 

North Korea's secret Christians
April 28 |  Helen Kim |  The Atlantic

Autism prevalence jumps 16 percent, CDC says

 

Autism prevalence jumps 16 percent, CDC says
April 27 |  Catherine Rice |  Scientific American
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Featured Events
 
Midnight Pancake Breakfast

 

Midnight Pancake Breakfast
The Office of Spiritual and Religious Life invites you to take a break from studying for exams and put a fork in it with some late-night pancakes.
When: May 3, 10:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church
Admission: Free
Creativity Conversation with Rosemary Magee and Joe Crespino: "Atticus Finch: The Biography"

 

Creativity Conversation with Rosemary Magee and Joe Crespino: "Atticus Finch: The Biography"
Magee and history professor Crespino will discuss his new book, "Atticus Finch: The Biography," and Harper Lee's letters. A book signing will follow.
When: May 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
President's Open House

 

President's Open House
Emory President Claire E. Sterk invites students in the Class of 2018 to a casual, open house reception. Drop in any time between noon and 2 p.m. Registration is required.
When: May 5, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater House
Admission: Free
 
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Chamber music concert: Emory voice and piano faculty
When: May 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Muslim Students Association
When: May 4, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Brooks Commons
Admission: Free
 
05
May
 
Workshop: Grant Proposal Writing Skills
When: May 5, 8:30 a.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Room 276
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
An Exploration of Catholic Art
When: May 5, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $20
 
05
May
 
Atlanta Master Chorale: Music and the Civil War
When: May 5, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
 
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May
 
Pathways Beyond the Professoriate
When: May 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Laney Graduate School
Admission: Free
 
09
May
 
Webinar: "Wellness Matters: Understanding Why the Balanced Professional Gets Ahead"
When: May 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
10
May
 
CFAR Network Science Seminar
When: May 10, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Candler Singers Concert
When: May 12, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
 
13
May
 
Cherry Emerson Memorial Alumni Concert
When: May 13, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Miller-Ward Alumni House
Admission: Free
 
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