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Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018
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LEADERSHIP
Emory to increase stipends for PhD students in Laney Graduate School
Emory University is making a significant new investment in graduate education by increasing the base stipend for doctoral students. The increase represents an investment of more than $40 million over five years.

 

RESOURCES
Emory's new Campus Life Center gets official name
Known as the Campus Life Center during initial planning phases, the university's new community hub has now been named the Emory Student Center. Slated to open in May 2019, it will provide dining options, recreational spaces, event locations and much more.

 

CAMPUS
10 things to do for less than $10
The academic year is in full swing with a variety of events on and near Emory's campus. As the weather finally cools down, enjoy outdoor events including Jazz on the Green, an outdoor play put on by Dooley's Players and even a hike up nearby Panola Mountain.

 

IMPACT
Emory Nursing, Public Health have 'Eyes on the Opioid Crisis'
Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and Rollins School of Public Health will host "Eyes on the Opioid Crisis" on Thursday, Oct. 11, featuring panels examining policy, practice and science impacted by this crisis.

 

EVENTS
October arts events bring music, mystery and more
From international musical groups to Family Weekend concerts by Emory student performers, October offers a diverse slate of arts events to keep you entertained.

LITERATURE
'SisterWriters' Tayari Jones, Pearl Cleage share their literary friendship in Emory talk
It was an evening of laughter, sisterhood and sound advice when author and new Emory professor Tayari Jones and author/activist Pearl Cleage sat down to discuss mentorship and writing before an appreciative crowd last week.
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PHOTO GALLERY
 
John Legend at Emory
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Singer, songwriter and actor John Legend -- winner of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards -- visited Emory on Tuesday to rally students to vote and get involved in upcoming elections.
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Emory Insider: Community
 
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Take or renew the Sustainability Pledge: Emory needs the active participation of the entire community to help meet the university's commitment to a sustainable campus. You can pledge to do three actions that are sustainable and encourage three friends to take the pledge. 
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Take Note
 
Provost Lecture Series announces events for academic year
Provost Lecture Series announces events for academic year

Emory Dark Arts photo project to confront stigma of mental illness
Emory Dark Arts photo project to confront stigma of mental illness

Participate in Eco-Takeout Container Pilot Program for Emory Dining
Participate in Eco-Takeout Container Pilot Program for Emory Dining

Emory celebrates photography with exhibit at Chace Gallery
Emory celebrates photography with exhibit at Chace Gallery

Ethics Center director Paul Root Wolpe to give 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' talkback on Oct. 7
Ethics Center director Paul Root Wolpe to give 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' talkback on Oct. 7
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In the News
 
'Identity sports' have been exercised in defense of stars more than what they signify

 

'Identity sports' have been exercised in defense of stars more than what they signify
Oct. 1 |  Erin Tarver  |  Washington Post

NAFTA replacement deal struck by U.S. and Canada: What you need to know

 

NAFTA replacement deal struck by U.S. and Canada: What you need to know
Oct. 1 |  Jeffrey Rosensweig |  Newsweek

Q&A with Linda McCauley, 2018 Women Who Mean Business honoree

 

Q&A with Linda McCauley, 2018 Women Who Mean Business honoree
Sept. 28 |  Linda McCauley |  Atlanta Business Chronicle
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Featured Events
 
Conversations on the Quad

 

Conversations on the Quad
All students, faculty and staff are invited to drop by from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to talk about the theme of "community."
When: Oct. 4, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
In-Process Reading of Jack Kerouac's "The Haunted Life"

 

In-Process Reading of Jack Kerouac's "The Haunted Life"
Attend a reading of a formerly lost Jack Kerouac novella manuscript. This coming-of-age story will become a fully staged version next spring in New England.
When: Oct. 9, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library
Admission: Free
Film Screening: "Strangers on a Train" (1951)

 

Film Screening: "Strangers on a Train" (1951)
See this adaptation of a Patricia Highsmith novel about a train ride with unexpected consequences.
When: Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Wonderful Wednesday After Dark
When: Oct. 3, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Notorious" (1943)
When: Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Intro to ArcGIS Desktop
When: Oct. 4, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library Room 312
Admission: Free; RSVP required
 
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Psychoanalysis, Reading and Critique
When: Oct. 4, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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The Fixie free bike repair
When: Oct. 4, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Parking deck across from the Kaldi's at the Depot
Admission: Free
 
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Jazz on the Green
When: Oct. 4, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Patterson Green
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation at Emory
When: Oct. 4, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Oct. 5, 9:30 a.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar: "Rethinking Environmentalism in the U.S.: From Conservation Ethics to Social Justice Activism"
When: Oct. 5, 10:00 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 111
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Zotero Introduction
When: Oct. 5, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Discussion: Chattahoochee Riverkeepers Policy and Politics
When: Oct. 5, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Neon-style Sign Making
When: Oct. 5, 3:00 p.m.
Where: TechLab
Admission: Free; sign-up required
 
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Men's Soccer: Emory vs. University of Chicago
When: Oct. 6, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Soccer: Emory vs. University of Chicago
When: Oct. 6, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Experience Shuttle: Buford Highway
When: Oct. 6, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Depart from Woodruff Circle; multiple times through 9:35 p.m.
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Middle Eastern States Since the Arab Spring"
When: Oct. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 303
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Soccer: Emory vs. Maryville College
When: Oct. 9, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Wonderful Wednesday
When: Oct. 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Git and GitHub Pages
When: Oct. 10, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Custom Notebook Making
When: Oct. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Where: TechLab
Admission: Free; sign-up required
 
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Concert: Jerusalem Quartet with Pinchas Zukerman & Amanda Forsyth
When: Oct. 10, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $10 Emory students
 
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