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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018
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ACHIEVEMENT
Emory ranked among top national universities by U.S. News
Emory University has been ranked 21st among the nation's top universities in the new 2019 Best Colleges guidebook from U.S. News and World Report.

 

LEADERSHIP
Provost announces search for next dean of Emory Law
A strategic search process is now underway for the next dean of Emory University's School of Law. Learn about the Search Advisory Committee and opportunities for community input.

 

LITERATURE
Best-selling authors Tayari Jones, Pearl Cleage at Emory for SisterWriters
Best-selling author and Emory faculty member Tayari Jones joins Pearl Cleage, nationally recognized playwright, poet, novelist and social activist, to discuss mentorship and writing Sept. 27 at Emory's School of Law.

ARTS
Events with R2ISE founder Alexia Jones explore role of arts in recovery
Facing drug addiction, Alexia Jones found healing in dance, a recovery method she now shares with others. She comes to campus Thursday through Saturday for dance performances, a workshop and a Creativity Conversation.

 

SAFETY
Learn about Emory resources during National Preparedness Month
September is National Disaster Preparedness Month. Find out what you should do to be ready for different types of emergencies that could occur on campus.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory Herbarium to celebrate growing collection
The Emory Herbarium hosts a Research Symposium & Celebration on Sept. 21 to mark a major milestone — the digitization of more than 20,000 plant specimens, the oldest of which dates back to 1872.

COMMUNITY
Proposed MARTA light rail line would ease Clifton Corridor traffic
The community is urged to speak out in support of the Clifton Corridor Transit Initiative, a four-mile light rail line that would provide commuting options, decrease traffic congestion and improve sustainability in the Emory area.
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Emory Insider: Traditions
 
Emory Insider

 

View tonight's Carter Town Hall: For the 37th straight year, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will answer questions from Emory's first-year students at the annual Carter Town Hall. Watch it live on Emory's Facebook page (@EmoryUniversity) tonight at 8 p.m.  
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Take Note
 
RSVP by Friday for Sept. 17 campus event with Atlanta Fed president
RSVP by Friday for Sept. 17 campus event with Atlanta Fed president

Explore Atlanta, attend events via Emory Experience shuttles
Explore Atlanta, attend events via Emory Experience shuttles

Apply for Ethics and Servant Leadership internship by Sept. 21
Apply for Ethics and Servant Leadership internship by Sept. 21

Semester Study Abroad Fair presents opportunities for adventures of a lifetime
Semester Study Abroad Fair presents opportunities for adventures of a lifetime
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In the News
 
Mother finds frightening cause of dizziness: a heart tumor

 

Mother finds frightening cause of dizziness: a heart tumor
Sept. 10 |  Douglas Murphy |  WAGA-TV

Nike's Kaepernick campaign signals change in shoe politics

 

Nike's Kaepernick campaign signals change in shoe politics
Sept. 7 |  Michael Lewis |  Associated Press

Democratizing music through streaming tech and data analytics

 

Democratizing music through streaming tech and data analytics
Sept. 6 |  Brooke Michael Kain |  Forbes
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Featured Events
 
Hire Us: Diversity and Inclusion Career and Internship Fair

 

Hire Us: Diversity and Inclusion Career and Internship Fair
Meet employers who support diversity and inclusion in hiring.
When: Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
LGBT Graduate Student Brunch

 

LGBT Graduate Student Brunch
Join the Office of LGBT Life and LGBTQ+ Grad Coalition for their annual fall graduate student brunch.
When: Sept. 14, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Alumni Memorial University Center, Room 132
Admission: Free
Concert: Music for a Wedding!

 

Concert: Music for a Wedding!
Celebrate a contemporary marital and musical partnership with Cesar Franck's great Sonata in A.
When: Sept. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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3D Modeling Basics
When: Sept. 13, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Computing Center, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation at Emory
When: Sept. 13, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Pizza and Picking the Dean: Provide Feedback in the Search for the New Dean of Campus Life
When: Sept. 13, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Ruby Lal on Empress Nur Jahan
When: Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Intro to Data Management
When: Sept. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Discussion: Sexuality in Hinduism
When: Sept. 14, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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Different Strokes: A Queer Women of Color Paint Party
When: Sept. 14, 7:00 p.m.
Where: AMUC, Centro Latinx
Admission: Free; RSVP required
 
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Experience shuttle: Music Midtown/Piedmont Park
When: Sept. 15, 11:45 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Circle
Admission: Free
 
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Men's soccer: Emory vs. Millsaps
When: Sept. 15, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center; also Sept. 16 vs. SUNY Maritime
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Roy Harran, cello, with Julie Coucherson on piano
When: Sept. 16, 4:00 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: "Solving the Mystery of Grace Jones"
When: Sept. 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Open House: The Center for Global Safe WASH
When: Sept. 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Food Advisory Committee Emory Dinner
When: Sept. 17, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Sept. 18, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Get to Know ArcGIS Pro
When: Sept. 18, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Documentary film screening: "In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America"
When: Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Rebecca"
When: Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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