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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019
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INSIGHT
And you thought Emory didn't do football
As Atlanta hosts the Super Bowl, alumni are stepping up in leadership roles, sports doctors are on standby and faculty from philosophy to business are figuring out the fans.

 

CAMPUS
Convocation Hall opens on Emory's main quadrangle
Originally constructed more than 100 years ago, one of the first buildings on Emory's Atlanta campus is now open after an extensive renovation, ready to again serve as a hub for community, leadership and scholarship. An open house is slated for Feb. 7.

 

LITERATURE
Former inaugural poet Richard Blanco to give free reading at Emory
Richard Blanco, who read his poem "One Today" at President Obama's second inauguration, gives a free reading Feb. 23 at Emory. Blanco is the youngest, first Latino, first immigrant and first gay person to serve as inaugural poet.

IMPACT
Frontiers of the brain: Emory and GPB explore the mind's mysteries
Follow along as Emory partners with Georgia Public Broadcasting on "Your Fantastic Mind," a new weekly TV series that features compelling stories on brain-related health and wellness. Click to watch the first two episodes, which include neuropsychologist Anthony Stringer's work to help patients cope with memory loss.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory's 'All In a Day' online giving challenge returns Feb. 6-7
In a nod to Emory's founding in 1836, "All In a Day" starts at noon Feb. 6 and runs through 6:36 p.m. Feb. 7, giving friends of the university 1,836 minutes to help fund scholarships, research, patient care and more.

 

HEALTH
NBA Hall of Famer tours Emory's Serious Communicable Diseases Unit
With the Democratic Republic of Congo facing an Ebola outbreak, philanthropist Dikembe Mutombo, a Congolese American who built a hospital in his native country, visited the Emory unit that cared for the first Ebola patients in the United States.

EVENTS
Emory celebrates Founders Week with lectures, special events
Emory honors its historic beginnings with Founder's Week, a midwinter celebration Feb. 3-9 filled with lectures, art, sports, the "All In a Day" online giving event and the 2019 Jazz Fest.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Learn about career options: Connect with more than 50 employers in one day at the Emory Spring Career and Internship Fair, Friday, Feb. 1, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Woodruff PE Center. The Emory Career Center also offers a variety of other services for undergraduate students throughout the year.

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TAKE NOTE
 
Celebrate Chinese New Year at the farmers market and with the Chinese Student Association at the DUC-ling
Celebrate Chinese New Year at the farmers market and with the Chinese Student Association at the DUC-ling

37th Annual Southeastern Undergraduate Symposium offers opportunity to present research
37th Annual Southeastern Undergraduate Symposium offers opportunity to present research

Emory Writing Center now open for spring semester appointments
Emory Writing Center now open for spring semester appointments
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IN THE NEWS
 
A disagreeable mirror

 

A disagreeable mirror
Jan. 27 |  George Yancy |  Los Angeles Review of Books

For veterans working in US federal prisons, PTSD and government shutdown is a 'disaster waiting to happen'

 

For veterans working in US federal prisons, PTSD and government shutdown is a 'disaster waiting to happen'
Jan. 25 |  Barbara Rothbaum |  CNN

Looking at anti-semitism on the left and the right: An interview with Deborah E. Lipstadt

 

Looking at anti-semitism on the left and the right: An interview with Deborah E. Lipstadt
Jan. 24 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  The New Yorker
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Featured events
 
The Fixie Bike Repair and Maintenance

 

The Fixie Bike Repair and Maintenance
Drop by for some free bike repair, maintenance and advice.
When: Jan. 31, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Longstreet-Means Parking Deck
Admission: Free
Men's basketball: Oxford v. Trinity College

 

Men's basketball: Oxford v. Trinity College
Cheer on the Oxford men's team when they play the Trinity College Bantams.
When: Jan. 31, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College
Admission: Free
 The Bach Bowl!

 

The Bach Bowl!
See Emory organist Timothy Albrecht and friends perform an hour of Bach classics and still get back to the TV in time for that other "bowl" happening in Atlanta.
When: Feb. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Vocal Master Class with Beth Roberts
When: Jan. 31, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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TechLab 4th CakeDay
When: Jan. 31, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation
When: Jan. 31, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "New Technologies and Old Things: Why Study Ancient Sculpture and Monuments in 3D"
When: Jan. 31, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "GATTACA, An Ethical Discussion"
When: Jan. 31, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Master Class: "Photogrammetry and 3D Modeling for Archaeological Recording for Buildings and Objects"
When: Feb. 1, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Tate Room
Admission: Free
 
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Islamic Awareness Month Kickoff Social
When: Feb. 1, 2:45 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel and Brooks Commons
Admission: Free
 
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DIY Wood Sign Workshop
When: Feb. 1, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission:  Free; sign-up required
 
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Poetry Reading by Dora Malech
When: Feb. 1, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room N301
Admission: Free
 
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ECMSA: Pajama Concert
When: Feb. 1, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Duets, Duets, Duets!: Catellier Dance Projects
When: Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $8 all students
 
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Concert: St. Olaf Choir
When: Feb. 1, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $10 all students
 
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Resolution Run Lullwater 5K
When: Feb. 2, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Lullwater Park, Starvine Way
Admission: $5; registration required
 
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Concert: Formosa Quartet
When: Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Men's basketball: Oxford v. LaGrange College JV
When: Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market: Celebrating Chinese New Year
When: Feb. 5, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: How the purchase of a mummy transformed Emory's museum
When: Feb. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Poetry Reading by Heather Christle
When: Feb. 5, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room N301
Admission: Free
 
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Ethics on the Stage: "Goodnight, Tyler"
When: Feb. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics
Admission: Free
 
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Founders Day Celebration
When: Feb. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: "R Coding Intermediate 2: Strings"
When: Feb. 6, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation
When: Feb. 6, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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"The Deer and the Pharaoh: A Century at the Carlos Museum"
When: Feb. 6, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "A Matter of Life and Death" (1946)
When: Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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