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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018
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SPECIAL FEATURE
Meet Emory's Class of 2022
Carrying hopes and soaring expectations, along with mountains of trunks, boxes and suitcases, the largest first-year class in Emory University's history arrived on campus this week. Learn more about the Class of 2022, from demographics to student profiles, and experience Move-In Day through photos and video.

 

LEADERSHIP
Sterk welcomes students, faculty, staff to new academic year
As classes get under way, President Claire E. Sterk reflects on the communities that make up our university and looks forward to a "surprising, challenging and rewarding" year.

 

TRANSIT
Community encouraged to take MARTA survey to advocate for Clifton Corridor
The Clifton Corridor Transit Initiative would bring four miles of light rail to the Emory area, improving access, reducing traffic and contributing to a healthier environment. MARTA is seeking feedback on proposed projects through an online survey until Friday, Aug. 31.

 

RESEARCH
Neuroscientists team with engineers to explore how the brain controls movement
Through a collaboration with Georgia Tech engineering professor Muhannad Bakir, Emory biology professor Samuel Sober recently received a $200,000 award to create a device that will be used to potentially gain insights into neurological disorders that affect motor control.

EVENTS
Emory shines at the Decatur Book Festival
A diverse slate of Emory faculty, staff and student authors will take the stage this weekend at the 2018 AJC Decatur Book Festival, set for Aug. 31 through Sept. 2 at multiple venues.
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Photo Galleries
 
Emory College Move-In Day
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Emory College's Class of 2022 arrived on campus Saturday, Aug. 25, for Move-In Day. Enthusiastic volunteers greeted new students and carried their belongings into residence halls.

Oxford College Move-In Day
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Oxford College welcomed the Class of 2022 to campus on Friday, Aug. 24, with a variety of activities, including the traditional Coca-Cola Toast.
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SUMMER STORIES
 
Take a look back at three engaging ways Emory students spent the summer.

 

RESEARCH
The plant hunters
Journey deep into the pine forests of South Georgia as Emory ethnobotanist Cassandra Quave leads students in a search for secrets of ancient remedies that may benefit modern medicine.

 

COMMUNITY
Summer of service
From teaching reading to refugees to drafting policy at City Hall, Emory students devoted their summer break to making an impact in Atlanta.

 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Energy innovators
Meet three Emory students spending eight weeks in an English castle as they compete for the Hult Prize and $1 million to develop their device to help cope with climate change.
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Take Note
 
Submit your #EagleEyeSpy photo to Campus Life for a chance to win a $50 bookstore gift card
Submit your #EagleEyeSpy photo to Campus Life for a chance to win a $50 bookstore gift card

Pitts Theology Library features exhibition on "Reading the Reformation through the Lens of Contemporary Theology"
Pitts Theology Library features exhibition on "Reading the Reformation through the Lens of Contemporary Theology"

Emory College Council seeks legislator applications by Sept. 2
Emory College Council seeks legislator applications by Sept. 2
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
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Emory Employee-Student Job Network: Need a part-time job? Get hired by Emory faculty or staff for jobs such as child care, pet care, house sitting, lawn care and more. Sign up for an account for this service exclusively for Emory students.  
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In the News
 
Executive profiles: Emory University President Claire E. Sterk

 

Executive profiles: Emory University President Claire E. Sterk
Aug. 26 |  Claire E. Sterk |  Atlanta Business Chronicle

Curbing the cost of chronic conditions

 

Curbing the cost of chronic conditions
Aug. 23 |  Kenneth Thorpe |  U.S. News and World Report

Catholics are desperate for tangible reforms on clergy sex abuse

 

Catholics are desperate for tangible reforms on clergy sex abuse
Aug. 22 |  Susan Reynolds |  The Atlantic
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Featured Events
 
Dive In Movie: "Avengers Infinity War"

 

Dive In Movie: "Avengers Infinity War"
Dive in and splash while enjoying the Marvel movie; free food and drinks while supplies last.
When: Aug. 29, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Student Academic & Activity Center, pool
Admission: Free
Student Activities Fair

 

Student Activities Fair
More than 200 undergraduate student organizations will have food, fun, freebies and information.
When: Sept. 1, 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Quad
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas for TAs
When: Aug. 30, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Center for Women Ice Cream Open House
When: Aug. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, 3rd Floor
Admission: Free
 
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Preferred Name on EmoryCard Swap
When: Aug. 30, 2:30 p.m.
Where: B. Jones Center, Suite 101
Admission: Free
 
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Office of LGBT Life Open House
When: Aug. 30, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Alumni Memorial University Center, Suite 132
Admission: Free
 
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Theater Interest Meeting
When: Aug. 30, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
 
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Emory University Chorus Auditions
When: Aug. 30, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation with a Nun
When: Aug. 30, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Muslim Students Association: Throwback Popsicle Social
When: Aug. 31, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Behind Cannon Chapel (under the bridge)
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Dance Program Information Session
When: Aug. 31, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Dark Arts Performance and Open Mic
When: Aug. 31, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball: Emory vs. Whittier College
When: Aug. 31, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Soccer: Emory vs. Hardin-Simmons University
When: Aug. 31, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Theater Emory Fall 2018 Auditions
When: Sept. 1, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Rich Building
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball: Emory vs. Illinois Wesleyan
When: Sept. 1, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center; also 5:30 p.m.
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Soccer: Emory vs. Washington & Lee
When: Sept. 1, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Academic Writing Workshop
When: Sept. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Intro to ArcGIS Desktop
When: Sept. 4, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Wonderful Wednesday
When: Sept. 5, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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