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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
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CAMPUS
The Peeps experiments: A seasonal celebration of science
Douglas Mulford, senior lecturer for the Department of Chemistry, treats students every spring to a "Peeps" show, a 45-minute experiment of every chemical thing that you can do to Peeps. Watch the video to see the many things that won't destroy a Peep -- and what ultimately will.

 

INSIGHT
Artist Carrie Mae Weems visits Emory to 'think together the big questions'
As the final speaker in this year's Provost Lecture Series, photographer and video installation artist Carrie Mae Weems explored the legacy of African American identity, class, culture.

 

SUSTAINABILITY
Emory community makes progress on 'zero landfill waste' goal
Thanks to participation from students, faculty and staff, Emory made significant progress last year towards the goal of diverting 95 percent of campus waste from municipal landfills by 2025.

RESEARCH
Campus tree leads student to ancient Chinese text and laboratory discovery
Extracts from the seeds of the ginkgo tree show antibacterial activity on pathogens that can cause skin infections, according to a study that started as Emory biology major Xinyi Huang's senior thesis and drew inspiration from an ancient text in the theology library.

 

MILESTONE
Ancient art collection comes to Emory
The Michael C. Carlos Museum has received a centennial gift from the Georges Ricard Foundation of the Senusret Collection, one of the most extensive single collections of ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern objects to be gifted to a U.S. museum.

 

IMPACT
'Your Fantastic Mind' delves into sleep apnea, unexpected stroke and Alzheimer's
Days after writer Jerry Grillo had an MRI for a story about the aging brain, he suffered a cerebellar stroke. In the new episode of "Your Fantastic Mind," delve into Grillo's story, new treatments for sleep apnea, and a personal tale of love, loss, baseball and Alzheimer's.

DISCOVERY
Young children alter behavior to please others, Emory grad student's research finds
In a new TEDxAtlanta talk, psychology PhD student Sara Botto explains her experiments showing how children develop sensitivity to others' evaluations even before they learn to speak in simple sentences.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Check out a laptop for free from the library: Emory students, faculty and staff can check out laptops from the Music & Media Library circulation desk on level 4 during regular library hours. Both PCs and Macs with cases and adapters are available.
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TAKE NOTE
 
James Weldon Johnson Distinguished Lecture set for April 18 featuring scholar Nell Irvin Painter discussing race in America
James Weldon Johnson Distinguished Lecture set for April 18 featuring scholar Nell Irvin Painter discussing race in America

Office of Sustainability Initiatives lists Earth Month events and activities
Office of Sustainability Initiatives lists Earth Month events and activities

Oxford University's Teresa Morgan to give Dean's Lecture at Candler on 'Can Theology Talk to History?'
Oxford University's Teresa Morgan to give Dean's Lecture at Candler on 'Can Theology Talk to History?'

Emory HOPE accepting student applications for hospice volunteers through May 10
Emory HOPE accepting student applications for hospice volunteers through May 10
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IN THE NEWS
 
 90 new cases of measles reported in U.S. as outbreak continues record pace

 

90 new cases of measles reported in U.S. as outbreak continues record pace
April 15 |  Saad Omer |  New York Times

The long way home again: Cory Booker returns to Newark for his 2020 campaign

 

The long way home again: Cory Booker returns to Newark for his 2020 campaign
April 13 |  Andra Gillespie  |  ABC News

Primatologist Frans De Waal explores what humans can learn from animal emotions

 

Primatologist Frans De Waal explores what humans can learn from animal emotions
April 11 |  Frans de Waal  |  GPB
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Jazz on the Green

 

Jazz on the Green
Bring a picnic and enjoy a free outdoor concert with Emory jazz ensembles.
When: April 18, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Patterson Green
Admission: Free
Chamber music concert: The Vega String Quartet

 

Chamber music concert: The Vega String Quartet
Hear Emory's quartet-in-residence perform quartets of Haydn, Debussy and Beethoven.
When: April 20, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Undergraduate Research Week Poster Session

 

Undergraduate Research Week Poster Session
Chemistry students engaged in undergraduate research will present posters describing their work as part of the annual Undergraduate Research Week celebration.
When: April 23, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Hall, 3rd floor lobby
Admission: Free
 
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Raspberry Pi Programming
When: April 18, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Lecture by Nell Irvin Painter: "What Can 'The History of White People' Teach Us About Race in America?"
When: April 18, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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The Fixie Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: April 18, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Longstreet-Means Parking Deck
Admission: Free
 
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Alloy Magazine Release Showcase
When: April 18, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Computing Center
Admission: Free
 
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RHA: Halfway to Graduation Celebration for Second-Year Students
When: April 18, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation
When: April 18, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Concert: Duo Infernale
When: April 18, 6:30 p.m.
Where:  White Hall, Room 204
Admission: Free
 
18
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Residence Hall Association Annual Last Lecture: Jaap De Roode, associate professor of biology
When: April 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
WaterHub Tour
When: April 19, 9:30 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free; RSVP required
 
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April
 
DIY Candle Making
When: April 19, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Paint Your Power (Survivor Resiliency Week)
When: April 19, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Women at Emory
Admission: Free
 
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Asians in Art Panel
When: April 19, 4:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Pohela Boishakh (Bengali New Years)
When: April 19, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Campus Life Pavilion
Admission: Free
 
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Suri Spring Showcase 2019
When: April 19, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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3rd Annual St. Jude Gala
When: April 19, 7:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Lobby
Admission: Free
 
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All the Hospital's a Stage: One-Act Plays
When: April 19, 8:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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Not Your Mama's Feminist Conference!
When: April 20, 10:00 a.m.
Where: AMUC, Room 223
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Sustainable Barbecue
When: April 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: 15 Eagle Row NE
Admission: Free
 
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Student Recital: Jason Lin, piano, and Elizabeth Sun, piano
When: April 20, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Noche de Gala: Havana
When: April 20, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Math and Science Center, Lobby
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
AntiquiTEA: The God Vishnu and the Forms of the 10 Avatars
When: April 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Emory Big Band
When: April 23, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Creative Writing and English Awards Night
When: April 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Speedracer" (2008)
When: April 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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