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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018
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INSPIRATION
President and professor
In a lively meeting of generations, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter joined first-year Emory students for the 37th annual Carter Town Hall, a long-standing tradition that offers the university's newest class a firsthand glimpse into the mind of the global humanitarian.

 

HONORS
Emory professors selected for 2018 National Book Awards longlists
Out of hundreds of nominations for the prestigious National Book Awards, Carol Anderson's "One Person, No Vote" was chosen among the top 10 for nonfiction and Tayari Jones' "An American Marriage" made the top 10 for fiction.

 

ACADEMICS
Mathematics and computer science grow by becoming separate departments
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science in Emory College recently held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate separating into two stand-alone departments. The change will allow both new departments to grow and build on their core strengths.

CAMPUS
Emory's African American collections, curator Randall Burkett, celebrated in new exhibit
"Building Emory's African American Collections: Highlights from the Curatorial Career of Randall K. Burkett," an exhibition now open at Emory's Woodruff Library, features treasures from collections and Burkett's stories of their discovery and acquisition.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory Healthcare and DeKalb Medical celebrate new partnership
Emory Healthcare welcomed DeKalb Medical to the family with partnership celebrations held Sept. 14 for employees, local leaders and government officials at each of the three DeKalb Medical locations, along with unveilings of new hospital signs at each facility. See video from the events.

 

EVENTS
Artist Kosmo Vinyl to discuss The Clash, DIY culture, art
Record producer, manager and artist Kosmo Vinyl will join Randy Gue, curator of modern political and historical collections at Emory's Rose Library, for a conversation Sept. 26 about the intersection of punk, DIY culture and art.

COLLABORATION
Emory receives $29 million from Wounded Warrior Project
During pregame events for Monday's Atlanta Braves game, the Wounded Warrior Project presented a $29.2 million grant to the Emory Healthcare Veterans Program to further its work providing transformative care for veterans facing post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, depression and anxiety.
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VOTER REGISTRATION
 
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Register to vote: Residence Life students and staff are hosting a series of voter registration drives from Sept. 20 through Oct. 2 in campus residence halls. See the full list of locations and times where you can ask questions about voting and register to vote in Georgia. 
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Take Note
 
Emory University issues statement regarding Emory Law School community issue
Emory University issues statement regarding Emory Law School community issue

Jennifer Gunter King named new director of Emory's Rose Library
Jennifer Gunter King named new director of Emory's Rose Library

Fire claims studio of Atlanta artist and Emory alum Fahamu Pecou
Fire claims studio of Atlanta artist and Emory alum Fahamu Pecou

ThinkBig Series to explore 'The Microbiome in Health and Disease'
ThinkBig Series to explore 'The Microbiome in Health and Disease'

Apply by Sept. 30 for General Sustainability and Social Justice Fund grants
Apply by Sept. 30 for General Sustainability and Social Justice Fund grants

Conference to celebrate 'Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot'
Conference to celebrate 'Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot'
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Emory Insider: Honors
 
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Honorary degree nominations: Students, faculty and staff are invited to nominate outstanding individuals to receive honorary degrees at Commencement. Nominations are due by Oct. 22 for degrees to be presented in 2020 and beyond. Visit the new Honorary Degrees website to learn more.
 
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In the News
 
The yin and yang of entrepreneurship

 

The yin and yang of entrepreneurship
Sept. 17 |  Emory-Georgia Tech TI:GER program |  Forbes

A fresh look back at 2016 finds America with an identity crisis

 

A fresh look back at 2016 finds America with an identity crisis
Sept. 15 |  Alan Abramowitz  |  Washington Post

Adult survivors of childhood brain tumors may struggle to live independently

 

Adult survivors of childhood brain tumors may struggle to live independently
Sept. 13 |  Karen Effinger |  Reuters
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Featured Events
 
Student Programming Council's Throwback to the '50s

 

Student Programming Council's Throwback to the '50s
Swing by Cox Bridge for free ice cream, sliders and fun games with a chance to win prizes.
When: Sept. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
The Fixie: Bike Repair

 

The Fixie: Bike Repair
Come to the deck across from The Depot and get expert help and free tools to fix your bike.
When: Sept. 20, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Parking deck under first-year residence halls
Admission: Free
Concert: Emory's Kings of Keyboard

 

Concert: Emory's Kings of Keyboard
Classical pianist William Ransom, jazz pianist Gary Motley, and organist Timothy Albrecht each take a solo turn in this showcase of Emory's own.
When: Sept. 22, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Zero Waste Ambassador Training #1
When: Sept. 20, 11:45 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 874
Admission: Free
 
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PhDs as Entrepreneurs
When: Sept. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall 205
Admission: Free; Sign up required
 
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Guided Meditation and Kung Fu
When: Sept. 20, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "An Eagle on the Nopal: Nature in the Aztec Cosmovision"
When: Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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A Conversation with Neema Namadamu and Emory Student Peace Builders
When: Sept. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free, RSVP requested
 
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Readings by Creative Writing Adjunct Faculty
When: Sept. 21, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Astronomy Club Trivia Night
When: Sept. 21, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Planetarium, Math & Science Center, Room E300
Admission: Free
 
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Sexual Assault Peer Advocates 101 Training
When: Sept. 21, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room S105
Admission: Free
 
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Bengali Student Association: Welcome Dinner
When: Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Ruchi Bangladeshi Cuisine
Admission: Free; RSVP required
 
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Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Piedmont College
When: Sept. 21, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Assassin's Creed Discovery
When: Sept. 22, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Sheth Lecture in Indian Studies: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni on "Celebrating Diversity and Building Bridges"
When: Sept. 23, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room W525
Admission: Free
 
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Copyright and Your Electronic Thesis or Dissertation
When: Sept. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Black Student Alliance Monday Movie Night
When: Sept. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: BSA House, 22 Eagle Row
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Sept. 25, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Geocoding Street Addresses
When: Sept. 25, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: EndNote Introduction
When: Sept. 25, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: "The Intersection of Status, Memory and Intimacy on Ancient Roman Marble Funerary Urns"
When: Sept. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Active Minds Presents: Activating Happiness
When: Sept. 25, 5:30 p.m.
Where:  White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Soccer: Emory Vs. Sewanee
When: Sept. 25, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Wonderful Wednesday
When: Sept. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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A Conversation with Kosmo Vinyl
When: Sept. 26, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Shadow of a Doubt"
When: Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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