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Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019
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COMMUNITY
Emory students help make magic for Super Bowl halftime show
As millions tuned into Sunday night's Super Bowl, a handful of Emory students joined hundreds of other volunteers on the field to help create the much-anticipated halftime show.

 

CAMPUS
Celebrate your love for the arts with February events
There's lots to love on the Emory arts calendar this month, including a reading by acclaimed novelist and new Emory professor Tayari Jones.

 

SAFETY
Severe Weather Week offers opportunity to review preparedness plans
This is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia, the perfect time for you to review campus emergency plans for what to do in the event of natural disasters.

IMPACT
Frontiers of the brain: Emory and GPB explore the mind's mysteries
In two new episodes of "Your Fantastic Mind," Emory and Georgia Public Broadcasting explore how political reporter Jamie Dupree is fighting to reclaim his voice, why it was important for a young man to stay awake during brain surgery and more. Watch the episodes and see exclusive content.

 

EVENTS
Vanessa Siddle Walker to lecture about black education, civil rights
Emory professor Vanessa Siddle Walker visits the Auburn Avenue Research Library Feb. 10 to discuss "The Lost Education of Horace Tate," her book exploring the hidden history of African American educators working to end school segregation.

 

INSIGHT
Philosophy professor's new book explores Brian Eno's 'Music for Airports'
Philosopher John T. Lysaker examines different ways of listening and how the ambient music created by pop and avant-garde leader Brian Eno provokes audiences "to think about the act of listening itself."

HEALTH
Former NFL player works through cognitive rehabilitation at Emory
As a former NFL player, Nate Lewis suffered from multiple concussions while playing football. With the help of Emory physicians, Lewis is trying a type of cognitive rehab that is helping parts of his brain not damaged by trauma compensate for the damaged parts.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Join Emory's 'All In a Day' giving challenge. Invest in any part of the university and turn your dollars into meaningful experiences. This year’s "All In a Day" challenge started at noon today and lasts 1,836 minutes in honor of the university’s founding year, concluding at 6:36 p.m. Thursday.

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TAKE NOTE
 
Jazz Fest events Feb. 7-9 feature master classes plus jazz, Big Band and vocal performances
Jazz Fest events Feb. 7-9 feature master classes plus jazz, Big Band and vocal performances

Hear live readings or have an immersive experience of "The Pillowman: On the Airwaves" from Dooley's Players
Hear live readings or have an immersive experience of "The Pillowman: On the Airwaves" from Dooley's Players

See the Emory Experience schedule for spring semester; next shuttle is Feb. 16
See the Emory Experience schedule for spring semester; next shuttle is Feb. 16
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IN THE NEWS
 
Applause, with some raised eyebrows, to Trump's pledge to end AIDS in the U.S. by 2030

 

Applause, with some raised eyebrows, to Trump's pledge to end AIDS in the U.S. by 2030
Feb. 5 |  Carlos del Rio |  Science

Howard Thurman, overlooked civil rights hero

 

Howard Thurman, overlooked civil rights hero
Feb. 1 |  Greg Ellison, David Gowler, Luther Smith |  CNN

An iceberg flipped over, and its underside is breathtaking

 

An iceberg flipped over, and its underside is breathtaking
Jan. 22 |  Justin Burton |  Smithsonian
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Featured events
 
 Convocation Hall Open House

 

Convocation Hall Open House
One of the oldest buildings on Emory's campus has now reopened after extensive renovations. Visit from 3-4 p.m. for tours led by student docents.
When: Feb. 7, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Convocation Hall
Admission: Free
Open Mic Night

 

Open Mic Night
Show off your talent or join the audience in a supportive, casual space with hot drinks available.
When: Feb. 8, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Kaldi's at the Depot
Admission: Free
Polar Bear Plunge

 

Polar Bear Plunge
Jump in the SAAC pool for some ice cold fun. Proceeds from this event benefit the Children's Miracle Network.
When: Feb. 9, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Student Activity and Academic Center
Admission: Free; donations appreciated
 
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Workshop: EndNote Introduction
When: Feb. 7, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Graduate Women Mixer
When: Feb. 7, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Women at Emory
Admission: Free
 
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The Fixie Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: Feb. 7, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Longstreet-Means Parking Deck
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation
When: Feb. 7, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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3D Modeling Basics
When: Feb. 7, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free; sign-up required
 
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Student Alumni Association Induction Celebration
When: Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Fearless Dialogues: A New Movement for Justice
When: Feb. 8, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Center for Ethics
Admission: Free; RSVP required
 
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DIY Exploding Gift Box
When: Feb. 8, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free; sign-up required
 
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Emory Women in Pre-law Society: LSAT study session
When: Feb. 8, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library
Admission: Free
 
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Emory X GT Chinese Lunar New Year Gala
When: Feb. 8, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Fox Theatre, Egyptian Ballroom
Admission: $15
 
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Women's basketball: Emory vs. Washington University
When: Feb. 8, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Men's basketball: Emory vs. Washington University
When: Feb. 8, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Graduate Formal: A Night at the College Football Hall of Fame
When: Feb. 8, 8:30 p.m.
Where: College Football Hall of Fame
Admission: $30
 
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Friday Night Flix: "Blackkklansman"
When: Feb. 8, 9:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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American Sign Language Poetry Slam: Flying Words Project
When: Feb. 9, 11:30 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Software Carpentry Workshop
When: Feb. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods
Admission: Free
 
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2019 Moonlight Gala
When: Feb. 9, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Ballroom
Admission: $12
 
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Men's basketball: Emory vs. University of Chicago
When: Feb. 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Hindu Student Association: Temple Run
When: Feb. 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Meet behind Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free; sign-up required
 
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Women's basketball: Emory vs. University of Chicago
When: Feb. 10, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Disability Accessibility Workshop
When: Feb. 11, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Why SPANPORT?
When: Feb. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room S501
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation
When: Feb. 13, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "An American in Paris" (1951)
When: Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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