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Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018
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COMMUNITY
Finals hounding you? De-stress with therapy dogs
Students can sign up now for Emory's annual dog-petting study break, set for Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Woodruff Library.

 

COLLABORATION
Bicentennial tribute to Frederick Douglass shows abolitionist's speeches still resonate
Lectures originally given by abolitionist and orator Frederick Douglass were brought to life in dramatic readings by Emory and community presenters at an event Nov. 27 to mark his 200th birthday.

 

EVENTS
December: 10 things to do for $10 or less
With the end of the semester nearing, take advantage of a variety of campus events, from holiday celebrations to an opportunity to relax and unwind with guided meditation.

HONORS
Emory students, graduate named Schwarzman Scholars for study in China
Emory senior Elliot Shuwei Ji, Emory/Georgia Tech dual degree student Veronica Chua and recent alumna Zhongyuan "Echo" Zeng have been selected as Schwarzman Scholars, among only 147 chosen from more than 2,800 applicants around the world.

 

CAMPUS
University chaplain search launched
Emory University President Claire E. Sterk has charged a search advisory committee with the recruitment and identification of the most highly qualified candidates for Emory's next university chaplain and dean of spiritual and religious life.

 

MILESTONE
Emory's oldest academic building opens, restored and renewed
In a recent ceremony, Oxford College celebrated the completed renovation of Emory's oldest academic building, Phi Gamma Hall. The process gave prime importance to the historic significance of the building while also making it a useful space for contemporary needs.

HEALTH
The flu is coming: Are we ready for the next pandemic?
A hundred years ago, the 1918 flu pandemic swept the globe, killing 50 to 100 million people. Since then, there have been three more pandemics -- in 1957, 1968 and 2009. The next pandemic, experts say, is a question of when, not if. Are we ready?
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EMORY INSIDER: TIPS
 
Emory Insider

 

Be ready for winter weather: Know the multiple ways to stay informed about possible closings and delays at Emory in the event of severe weather conditions. With winter on its way, here is a reminder of the university's inclement weather policies and procedures.
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In The News
 
Black male writers for our time

 

Black male writers for our time
Nov. 30 |  Jericho Brown and Kevin Young |  New York Times Style Magazine

Teens need a strong, and large, support system. Here's how to help them build it.

 

Teens need a strong, and large, support system. Here's how to help them build it.
Nov. 30 |  Catherine Bagwell |  Washington Post

2.4-million-year-old stone tools turn up in an unexpected place

 

2.4-million-year-old stone tools turn up in an unexpected place
Dec. 29 |  Jessica Thompson |  The Atlantic
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Featured Events
 
A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

 

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
An Emory tradition since 1935, this candlelit service of choral music and scripture readings by special guests from the Emory community will be repeated Dec. 8.
When: Dec. 7, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $5 Emory students
Emory Basketball

 

Emory Basketball
Cheer on the Eagles at several games this month, starting Dec. 8 with the Women's team vs. Birmingham Southern. View Emory Athletics for more dates and times.
When: Dec. 8, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Dooley Noted Winter Concert
When: Dec. 5, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
06
Dec.
 
Emory Haiti Alliance: June 2018 Surgical Trip Report
When: Dec. 6, 6:30 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
06
Dec.
 
Lecture: "Opera, Media and Society"
When: Dec. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
06
Dec.
 
Guided Meditation and Kung Fu
When: Dec. 6, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
06
Dec.
 
Therapeutic Thursday
When: Dec. 6, 7:00 p.m.
Where: MLAO House, 14 Eagle Row
Admission: Free
 
07
Dec.
 
WaterHub Tour
When: Dec. 7, 9:30 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
07
Dec.
 
December Waffles with the Society of Physics Students
When: Dec. 7, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Math and Science Center, Room N215
Admission: Free
 
07
Dec.
 
Concert: Vega String Quartet
When: Dec. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
07
Dec.
 
Bad Feminists Friday: Bad Feminist Talent
When: Dec. 7, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Center for Women
Admission: Free; register to perform
 
08
Dec.
 
Dissertation Boot Camp
When: Dec. 8, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
08
Dec.
 
Emory Gamelan Concert: Infinite Hope
When: Dec. 8, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free for students
 
09
Dec.
 
Walkin' in a Winter Wonderland: Grand Re-Opening of McDonough Field
When: Dec. 9, 5:00 p.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
 
09
Dec.
 
Dance: Fieldwork Showcase
When: Dec. 9, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $7
 
11
Dec.
 
Emory Farmers Market
When: Dec. 11, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
12
Dec.
 
Coffee and a Cuddle with Atlanta Rescue Dog Cafe
When: Dec. 12, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Career Center
Admission: Free
 
12
Dec.
 
Finals and Fuchka
When: Dec. 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
12
Dec.
 
Holiday Party with Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
When: Dec. 12, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 114
Admission: Free
 
12
Dec.
 
Center for Women at Emory: Study Break
When: Dec. 12, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Center for Women
Admission: Free
 
12
Dec.
 
Diverse Scholars in STEM Mixer
When: Dec. 12, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
12
Dec.
 
Dooley After Dark: Finals De-Stress
When: Dec. 12, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
14
Dec.
 
Weihnachtsfest at the German House
When: Dec. 14, 5:00 p.m.
Where: German House, 733 Clairmont Tower
Admission: Free
 
16
Dec.
 
Christmas with Atlanta Master Chorale
When: Dec. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $10 for students
 
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