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Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
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IMPACT
Healing on the homefront
At Emory, veterans are a valued and vital part of our community. As the university prepares for the 2018 Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday, Nov. 12, explore how Emory supports veterans through innovative health care, legal aid, education benefits and more.

 

INSIGHT
Emory outlines legislative priorities after midterm elections
With most results from the Nov. 6 midterm election now in, Emory's Office of Government and Community Affairs outlines the university's state and federal legislative priorities for the coming year.

 

CAMPUS
Oxford's game collection puts pieces together for stress relief
The Oxford College Library's tabletop game collection, which debuted in fall 2017, has become a great success with students, who use it to socialize and reduce stress amid demanding academics.

EVENTS
10 things to do for $10 or less
Visit the Emory Farmers Market for unique treats for your Thanksgiving feast, view some of Hitchcock's best films, and commemorate the 200th birthday of Frederick Douglass with Oscar-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr. plus one of Douglass' direct descendants.

 

HUMANITIES
Renovated Near Eastern art galleries to open at Carlos Museum
The Morgens West Foundation Galleries of Ancient Near Eastern Art will open to the public on Saturday, Nov. 10, after a nine-month renovation.

 

HEALTH
Instant soups pose risk for scald burns in children
Microwavable instant soup and noodle products cause nearly 10,000 scald burns each year -- nearly one out of every five such burns that send children to emergency rooms each year, according to Emory researchers.

COMMUNITY
Emory Cares International Service Day celebrates 15 years
Join hundreds of Emory students, alumni, faculty and staff for Emory Cares International Service Day, which celebrates its 15th anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 10, with its mission of serving humanity spreading throughout the globe.
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

A new look for Emory's homepage: The main Emory University website, Emory.edu, debuts an engaging new look today. This "iterative refresh" is based on the research and content strategy for the full homepage redesign, slated to launch next year, and features elements of the new design direction of the future main site now.
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Take Note
 
Deadline extended to Nov. 10 for May "Journey of Reconciliation" to Mexican border
Deadline extended to Nov. 10 for May "Journey of Reconciliation" to Mexican border

'Dine with the Chef': Sign up to win a dinner of your choice for you and your friends
'Dine with the Chef': Sign up to win a dinner of your choice for you and your friends

Locate Samuel Beckett letters online with new website hosted at Emory
Locate Samuel Beckett letters online with new website hosted at Emory
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In the News
 
Yes exercise really does play a role in weight loss

 

Yes exercise really does play a role in weight loss
Nov. 4 |  David Prologo |  Washington Post

In the deep South, residents of an upscale suburb fight to secede from their neighbors

 

In the deep South, residents of an upscale suburb fight to secede from their neighbors
Nov. 4 |  Michael Leo Owens  |  Los Angeles Times

1 in 5 childhood scald burns caused by instant soup and ramen, research shows

 

1 in 5 childhood scald burns caused by instant soup and ramen, research shows
Nov. 2 |  Courtney Allen |  CNN
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Featured Events
 
Recycling Day at Emory Point

 

Recycling Day at Emory Point
Bring your recyclables, including hard-to-recycle items, to Emory Point until 4 p.m. Items accepted include electronics, household materials, paint, documents and more.
When: Nov. 9, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Point, green space near The General Muir
Admission: Free
Emory Cares International Day of Service

 

Emory Cares International Day of Service
Sign up for service projects for this annual day of service.
When: Nov. 10, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Quad and community locations
Admission: Free
Policy Forum: "Reconstructing Our Democracy: A Midterms Postmortem and Call to Action"

 

Policy Forum: "Reconstructing Our Democracy: A Midterms Postmortem and Call to Action"
In this moderated round table, participants will offer insights, followed by discussion and concrete proposals for action.
When: Nov. 10, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
Admission: Free
Emory Veterans Day Observance

 

Emory Veterans Day Observance
Join in the annual tribute to active and retired members of America's armed services.
When: Nov. 12, 10:45 a.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Chinese Theater Club: "The Insanity" (multiple dates)
When: Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building
Admission: Free
 
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Bad Feminists Friday & LGBTeas: Spa Day
When: Nov. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Women
Admission: Free
 
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LED Hand Embroidery with Science.Art.Wonder
When: Nov. 9, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free; sign-up required
 
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Emory Experience Shuttle: Atlantic Station
When: Nov. 9, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Departs from Woodruff Circle
Admission: Free
 
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Active Bystander Skills Training
When: Nov. 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Longstreet Means Residence Hall, Lobby
Admission: Free
 
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ROCK the ROW
When: Nov. 10, 9:00 p.m.
Where: MLAO House, Eagle Row
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: "Songs of Love and War" performed by Bradley Howard, tenor, and Lee Thompson, piano
When: Nov. 10, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Collaborative Piano Concert
When: Nov. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Armistice Day Commemoration: British Poets of the Great War
When: Nov. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Chamber Music Concert
When: Nov. 11, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Basketball: Emory vs. Oglethorpe University
When: Nov. 12, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Nov. 13, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Nov. 13, 2:30 p.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Open Access Emory Authors Reception
When: Nov. 13, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Commons, Rose Library
Admission: Free; RSVP required
 
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Feminist_brood Sci-Fi Reading Group
When: Nov. 13, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Women at Emory
Admission: Free
 
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3D Modeling Basics
When: Nov. 13, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free; sign-up required
 
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Internships in Arts and Entertainment
When: Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 112
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Engineering Society workshop
When: Nov. 14, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free; sign-up required
 
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Film Screening: "Psycho" (1960)
When: Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Comedian: Max Silvestri
When: Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra and Atlanta Junior Chamber Orchestra
When: Nov. 14, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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CultureSHOCK: "I Am"
When: Nov. 16, 6:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall
Admission: Free
 
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