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Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019
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EVENTS
Popular 'Barenaked Voices' concert headlines packed March arts calendar
Emory's March calendar is filled with special arts events, from the annual "Barenaked Voices" student a cappella showcase to a student-run film festival, "Science on Stage," honors performances and much more.

 

SPORTS
Emory basketball teams compete Friday in first round of NCAA D-III tournament
Emory men's and women's basketball teams both earned berths in their respective NCAA Division III national championship tournaments, with first-round games scheduled for Friday, March 1.

 

CAMPUS
Frederick to join faculty of Emory's Candler School of Theology
Noted scholar Marla F. Frederick has been named Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Religion and Culture at Candler School of Theology, effective in fall 2019. Frederick currently serves as professor of African and African American studies and the study of religion at Harvard.

INSIGHT
Exploring black masculinity through African spirituality
Acclaimed artist Fahamu Pecou's "DO or DIE" exhibition, based on his Emory PhD dissertation project, examines contemporary blackness through the lens of African spirituality. He joins a panel of scholars Thursday at the Carlos Museum to discuss "Black Masculinities in Art and Popular Culture."

 

IMPACT
Emory receives AAU grant to improve undergraduate STEM education
Emory is one of 12 universities nationwide selected to receive a grant from the Association of American Universities to further existing efforts to improve undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.

 

HONORS
Faculty, alumni works named finalists for notable book awards
The National Jewish Book Awards honored professor Eric L. Goldstein and alumna Samira K. Mehta in the American Jewish Studies category, while the Los Angeles Times Book Prize has honored professor Tayari Jones in fiction and professor Ruby Lal in history.

COMMUNITY
Renovated Clifton Tower residence hall to reopen this fall
After renovations to be completed this summer, the modernized Clifton Tower will blend the best features of residence hall and apartment-style living.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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One-Button Studio makes DIY video projects a snap: The One-Button Studio is now open in Woodruff Library. This new space allows you to record a quality HD video with the touch of a single button, without any prior production experience. Learn more.
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TAKE NOTE
 
'Not Coming to a Theater Near You' campus film festival March 1-3 features documentaries and non-Western narratives
'Not Coming to a Theater Near You' campus film festival March 1-3 features documentaries and non-Western narratives

#EmoryBandTogether aims to provide 500 student meals over Spring Break
#EmoryBandTogether aims to provide 500 student meals over Spring Break

Emory Center for Digital Scholarship launches web-based app to reveal Battle of Atlanta sites and enhance painting
Emory Center for Digital Scholarship launches web-based app to reveal Battle of Atlanta sites and enhance painting
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IN THE NEWS
 
What 'Medicare for all' means, politically and practically

 

What 'Medicare for all' means, politically and practically
Feb. 26 |  Kenneth Thorpe  |  CNN

A pediatrician exposes suicide tips for children hidden in videos on YouTube and YouTube Kids

 

A pediatrician exposes suicide tips for children hidden in videos on YouTube and YouTube Kids
Feb. 24 |  Nadine Kaslow |  Washington Post

A new treatment can relieve food allergies, but few doctors offer it

 

A new treatment can relieve food allergies, but few doctors offer it
Feb. 21 |  Brian Vickery |  NPR
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Featured events
 
Social Justice Week: Keynote with Raj Patel

 

Social Justice Week: Keynote with Raj Patel
Raj Patel, award-winning writer, activist and academic, discusses the issue of global hunger as the keynote for Social Justice Week.
When: Feb. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
Pride Awards

 

Pride Awards
Celebrate scholarship recipients and the people who work behind the scenes for LGBT equality.
When: March 5, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Miller Ward Alumni House
Admission: Free
Conversations on the Quad

 

Conversations on the Quad
Conversations on the Quad heads inside to the newly renovated Convocation Hall to explore the theme of "honor." Douglas Hicks, dean of Oxford College, will give remarks at noon; event continues until 1:30 p.m.
When: March 7, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Convocation Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Political Science Speaker Series: Jane Lawrence Sumner
When: Feb. 28, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Tarbutton Hall, Room 120A
Admission: Free
 
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Comp Lit Mid-term Study Break
When: Feb. 28, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room N106
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Claiming Our Unladylike Story"
When: Feb. 28, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 105
Admission: Free
 
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Spanish Poetry Recitation and Contest
When: Feb. 28, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Casa Émory
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Beware of Shrinking Imagination"
When: Feb. 28, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Building, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation
When: Feb. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Social Justice Trivia Night
When: Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Rathskellar Presents: "Your Mr. Caddywompus Has Been Delivered"
When: Feb. 28, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Social Justice Week: "Human Flow" Screening and Discussion
When: March 1, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
GlobeMed's Thai Tea House
When: March 1, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Bread Emory
Admission: $8
 
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Women's softball: Emory vs. DePauw
When: March 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Softball Field
Admission: Free
 
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Men's baseball: Emory vs. Roanoke
When: March 2, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Experience Shuttle: Buford Highway
When: March 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Depart from Woodruff Circle
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Chinese Theater Club presents: Absolute Power
When: March 2, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Men's baseball: Emory vs. Roanoke
When: March 3, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: March 5, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Men's baseball: Emory vs. LaGrange College
When: March 5, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: 3D Modeling Basics
When: March 5, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Emory Students for One Health Presents: Georgia Aquarium Behind the Seas Tour
When: March 6, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Georgia Aquarium
Admission: Free; sign-up required
 
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Compassion Meditation
When: March 6, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Dooley After Dark presents Game Night: Jeopardy
When: March 6, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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