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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
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MILESTONE
Match Day reveals where Emory students will begin their medical careers
Graduating Emory medical students experienced their "rite of passage" March 15, when they discovered where they are headed next on their journeys to become physicians. View videos of the emotional moment when they learned where they matched to begin residency training.

 

SCHOLARSHIP
'Framing Shadows' considers lives of African American domestic workers
A new exhibition of historical photographs curated by professor Kimberly Wallace-Sanders encourages visitors to consider the lives of African American women who spent years raising the children of white families.

 

EVENTS
Konner to deliver 2019 Distinguished Faculty Lecture
Melvin J. Konner, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Anthropology and Behavioral Biology, will discuss "Believers: Faith in Human Nature" on Tuesday, March 26.

 

FACULTY
Dowe appointed Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Political Science and African American Studies
Political scientist Pearl K. Dowe will join Emory as Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Political Science and African American Studies with a joint appointment between the university's Oxford College and Emory College of Arts and Sciences.

RESOURCES
Degree Tracker streamlines advising for undergraduate students
Emory's new Degree Tracker tool is designed to empower students with an interactive degree audit report that clearly lists courses completed and in progress, along with listings of courses that would satisfy outstanding requirements.

 

RESEARCH
From Stone Age chips to microchips: How tiny tools made us human
Anthropologists believe that tool-making is one of the key behaviors that separated our human ancestors from other primates. A new paper by an Emory anthropologist, however, argues that it was not tool-making that set hominins apart -- it was the miniaturization of tools.

 

INSIGHT
Stacey Abrams named Emory University's 2019 Class Day speaker
Stacey Abrams has been named keynote speaker for Emory's Class Day, a student-organized event for students receiving bachelor's degrees at this year's Commencement. Class Day is May 9, leading into Commencement weekend.

 

INSPIRATION
U.S. Rep. John Lewis to speak at Oxford College Commencement
Civil rights leader U.S. Rep. John R. Lewis, who represents Georgia's 5th Congressional District, will be the speaker for the 174th Commencement exercises of Emory's Oxford College.

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory's graduate, professional schools ranked among nation's best by U.S. News
Emory University's graduate and professional schools and programs are ranked among the best in the nation, according to analysis and surveys released today in U.S. News and World Report's 2020 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools" guide.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Celebrate Tibet Week: Enjoy learning about the culture of Tibet during Emory's annual Tibet Week. Events continue through March 23 with daily guided meditation, the construction of a sand mandala at the Carlos Museum, and discussions focused on Tibetan art, education and community service.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Everyone invited to join Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on March 21
Everyone invited to join Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on March 21

DataFest, data analysis competition for students, returns April 5-7
DataFest, data analysis competition for students, returns April 5-7

PhD students awarded 2019 Sheth Fellowship
PhD students awarded 2019 Sheth Fellowship
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IN THE NEWS
 
Closer Look: Challenges veterans face in the workplace

 

Closer Look: Challenges veterans face in the workplace
March 18 |  Claire E. Sterk |  WABE-FM

 Girls who share a womb with boys tend to make less money than those with twin sisters

 

Girls who share a womb with boys tend to make less money than those with twin sisters
March 18 |  Krzysztof Karbownik |  Science

Excess pregnancy weight gain tied to risk for delivery complications, study says

 

Excess pregnancy weight gain tied to risk for delivery complications, study says
March 14 |  Marissa Platner |  Reuters
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
 Prayer and Vigil for New Zealand

 

Prayer and Vigil for New Zealand
The Emory Muslim Students Association and the Office of Spiritual and Religious Life sponsor a community vigil for the victims of the mosque shootings in New Zealand.
When: March 20, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel overhang between Callaway Memorial Center and White Hall
Admission: Free
Atlanta Science Festival: Chemistry Carnival and Physics Live!

 

Atlanta Science Festival: Chemistry Carnival and Physics Live!
Join in an afternoon of hands-on science demonstrations led by Emory faculty and students. Continues until 7 p.m.
When: March 22, 3:30 p.m.
Where:  Atwood Chemistry Center and Math and Science Building Atrium
Admission: Free
India Week: Holi

 

India Week: Holi
Wear white and be prepared to get wet and dirty at the springtime Indian festival of color symbolizing the victory of good over evil, celebrated by playing with color, singing and dancing.
When: March 23, 11:00 a.m.
Where: First Year Quad
Admission: Free
Earth Festival at Emory Farmers Market

 

Earth Festival at Emory Farmers Market
The Earth Festival at the Emory Farmers Market, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., will showcase sustainability organizations.
When: March 26, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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"Rethinking Asuza: If It Wasn't for the Women"
When: March 21, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Zero Waste Ambassador Training
When: March 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 119
Admission: Free; sign-up required
 
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Master Class with singers Lawrence Brownlee and Eric Owens
When: March 21, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Colloquium with Eula Biss, nonfiction writer
When: March 21, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room N301
Admission: Free
 
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The Fixie Bike Repair
When: March 21, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Parking deck beneath First Year Quad
Admission: Free
 
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India Week: Cox Bridge Canteen
When: March 21, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Experience Shuttle: Atlanta Hawks Game
When: March 21, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Circle
Admission: Game ticket price
 
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Guided Meditation
When: March 21, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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German Game Night
When: March 21, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Clairmont Towers, 7th floor
Admission: Free
 
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Dance Honors Thesis Concert: Laura Briggs and Serena Schmitt
When: March 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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India Week: Midnight Masti
When: March 21, 10:00 p.m.
Where: Cafe Istanbul
Admission: $5; $10 after 11 p.m.
 
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UCB Jammin'
When: March 22, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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SDL Workshop: Tailoring
When: March 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Augustus Baldwin Longstreet Speaker Series: "Black. Queer. Southern. Women."
When: March 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Rose Library, Woodruff Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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Hindu Students Association Holi Puja
When: March 22, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Open Mic Night
When: March 22, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Kaldi's at the Depot
Admission: Free
 
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2019 Masquerade Pride Prom
When: March 22, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall
Admission: Free; sign-up required
 
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Candler Concert Series: Eric Owens and Lawrence Brownlee
When: March 22, 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $10 Emory students
 
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Dooley After Dark Friday Night Flix: "The Upside"
When: March 22, 9:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Student Recitals: Samuel Edwards, French horn, and Claire Mahon, flute
When: March 23, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Student Recitals: Julia Lega, soprano, and Sylvia Ware, soprano
When: March 23, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Mental Health and Well-Being Showcase
When: March 23, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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POF March Madness Tournament
When: March 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: $15 per team; sign-up required
 
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Softball: Emory vs. LaGrange College (doubleheader)
When: March 24, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Softball Field
Admission: Free
 
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Pathways Beyond the Professoriate Consulting
When: March 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free; sign-up required
 
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Submitting Your Electronic Dissertation/Thesis
When: March 27, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Korean Culture Fair
When: March 27, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Randolph Courtyard
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Piedmont
When: March 27, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Adobe Premiere Intro
When: March 27, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, MediaLab
Admission: Free
 
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A Conversation with Rachel Lindsay
When: March 27, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Wanda"
When: March 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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