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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018
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RESEARCH
Scientists chase mystery of how dogs process words
A study by Emory neuroscientists suggests that dogs have at least a rudimentary neural representation of meaning for words they have been taught, differentiating words they have heard before from those they have not.

 

MUSIC
Argentine tango musicians teach, perform at Emory this week
Argentine tango musicians Sonia Possetti and Damián Bolotin visit Emory this week as artists in residence, culminating in an Oct. 20 performance with the Emory University Symphony Orchestra.

 

EVENTS
Campus events planned for October's Relationship Violence Awareness Month
Honor October's Relationship Violence Awareness Month by participating in community events that invite speaking out against and learning more about interpersonal violence.

 

CAMPUS
Master plan survey seeks input for Emory's future facilities
Community members are encouraged to participate in an online survey through the end of October to help identify planning priorities for all Emory University and Emory Healthcare campuses, properties and facilities.

 

INSIGHT
Activist Bryan Stevenson to speak at Emory
Lawyer Bryan Stevenson, author of the best-seller "Just Mercy," will discuss the American legal system, mass incarceration and social justice on Oct. 26. He will be joined by former client Anthony Ray Hinton, who served 28 years on death row before his conviction was overturned.

 

IMPACT
Nominate outstanding individuals for honorary degrees
Faculty, staff and students are invited to nominate exceptional individuals to receive honorary degrees at Commencement. Submit your nominations for degrees to be presented in 2020 and beyond.

COMMUNITY
Emory celebrates Homecoming, Family Weekend
The convergence of Homecoming and Family Weekend brings a calendar packed with concerts, social events, tours and more, culminating on Saturday with the Homecoming Parade, Festival and Concert.
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Emory marches in Atlanta Pride parade
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A large contingent from Emory joined in the Atlanta Pride Parade on Sunday, Oct. 14, taking to the streets of Midtown Atlanta to celebrate the fight for LGBTQ equality. 
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Be a Zero Landfill Waste Ambassador: The Office of Sustainability Initiatives hosts a training session Nov. 1 to teach students, faculty and staff to be Zero Landfill Waste Ambassadors, helping educate the Emory community about how to divert waste from landfills
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National Academy of Medicine elects Emory President Claire E. Sterk
National Academy of Medicine elects Emory President Claire E. Sterk

Emory's WaterHub wins national campus sustainability award
Emory's WaterHub wins national campus sustainability award

Walter Fluker to present McDonald Lectures on Thurman, MLK, Jamestown
Walter Fluker to present McDonald Lectures on Thurman, MLK, Jamestown

Learn how you can spend six weeks in Italy at Ethics Center information session
Learn how you can spend six weeks in Italy at Ethics Center information session

Help Emory's Educational Gardens identify campus locations to grow fruit trees
Help Emory's Educational Gardens identify campus locations to grow fruit trees
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In the News
 
 Study: Dogs have some understanding of language

 

Study: Dogs have some understanding of language
Oct. 15 |  Greg Berns |  U.S. News & World Report

This new tool can help parents find the best sport for their kids

 

This new tool can help parents find the best sport for their kids
Oct. 12 |  Neeru Jayanthi |  Time

Percentage of young U.S. children who don't receive any vaccines has quadrupled since 2001

 

Percentage of young U.S. children who don't receive any vaccines has quadrupled since 2001
Oct. 11 |  Saad Omer |  Washington Post
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Featured Events
 
Emory Homecoming Parade, Festival and Concert

 

Emory Homecoming Parade, Festival and Concert
See the Homecoming parade wind its way through campus, then head to the Quad for the festival and concert by Oxford alum Keri Wilson.
When: Oct. 20, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Campus and Quadrangle
Admission: Free
Emory Pride Drag Show

 

Emory Pride Drag Show
Enjoy singing, dancing and a contest emceed by professional drag performers at this annual event.
When: Oct. 20, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $5 suggested donation for tickets
Wonderful Wednesday: Taco 'Bout Healthy Relationships

 

Wonderful Wednesday: Taco 'Bout Healthy Relationships
Enjoy free tacos from the Respect Program along with arts and crafts, performances and talking about healthy relationships.
When: Oct. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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October Graduate Women Mixer: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
When: Oct. 18, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Center for Women
Admission: Free
 
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Taste of Dining
When: Oct. 18, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Outside of the DUC-ling
Admission: Free
 
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Hocofest
When: Oct. 18, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial, Lawn
Admission: Free
 
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Glow-ga Yoga
When: Oct. 18, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Freshman Quad
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Comedian: Beth Stelling
When: Oct. 18, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Bad Feminists Friday: Karaoke Dance
When: Oct. 19, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Center for Women
Admission: Free
 
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First-Year Dinner
When: Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Freshman Quad
Admission: Free
 
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Mindfulness Revolution: Workshop with a Monk
When: Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Homecoming Ball
When: Oct. 19, 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Quad
Admission: Free
 
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Night Ride to Jeni's
When: Oct. 19, 9:30 p.m.
Where: Leaving from Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Homecoming & Family Weekend 5K
When: Oct. 20, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Homecoming Parade
When: Oct. 20, 1:30 p.m.
Where: In front of White Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Experience Shuttle: Little Five Points
When: Oct. 20, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Circle
Admission: Free
 
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Chatter that Matters: Jonny Sun
When: Oct. 20, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Brunch & Learn: Sexual Harassment Training
When: Oct. 22, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 2001
Admission: Free; graduate students only
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Oct. 23, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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MPH Dual Degree Information Session
When: Oct. 23, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 401
Admission: Free
 
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The Phillis Wheatley Reading: Terrance Hayes, poet
When: Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Rear Window" (1954)
When: Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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