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Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016
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ART
New works by artist Gonkar Gyatso explore Tibetan identity
The Michael C. Carlos Museum hosts "Family Album," a new exhibit of photographic portraits composed by Gonkar Gyatso. The Tibetan-born artist visits Emory this month to discuss his work and create a public art display with community input.

 

DISCOVERY
Scientists reveal differences in Zika infection genes
Researchers have found molecular differences between how the African and Asian strains of Zika virus infect neural progenitor cells. The results could provide insights into Zika's recent emergence as a global health threat and point to potential leads for drugs to protect brain cells.

 

LITERATURE
Literary legend Pat Conroy remembered at Decatur Book Festival keynote
Five of Pat Conroy's friends and family members took the stage as the Decatur Book Festival kicked off at Emory, paying tribute to the late writer with personal stories and poignant readings.

 

EVENTS
September: 10 things to do for $10 or less
The new semester brings plenty to do on campus. Enjoy a walk in Lullwater Preserve to increase your steps for the Move More Challenge, explore new exhibits, learn from renowned scholars, and much more.

PROFILE
Kristin Wendland: Tango expert takes the lead in University Senate
Senior lecturer Kristin Wendland has spent her career blending music and academia, traveling to Argentina to study the intricacies of the tango. Now she steps into the spotlight as president of the University Senate.
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Photo Gallery
 
Emory authors at the Decatur Book Festival
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Emory authors gave readings, signed books and greeted fans over the weekend at the Decatur Book Festival, the largest community-based independent book festival in the country. View more photos from the Emory tent at the festival.
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Take Note
 
Deadline: Register for the Move More Challenge by Friday
Deadline: Register for the Move More Challenge by Friday

Fineman, other Emory Law faculty recognized for scholarly impact
Fineman, other Emory Law faculty recognized for scholarly impact

Nominate distinguished candidates for Emory honorary degrees
Nominate distinguished candidates for Emory honorary degrees

Center for Faculty Development and Excellence hosts 'Sit Down and Write' on Tuesdays, Fridays
Center for Faculty Development and Excellence hosts 'Sit Down and Write' on Tuesdays, Fridays
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
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Need help with work-life responsibilities? The Emory Employee-Student Job Network aids faculty and staff looking to hire Emory students on a part-time basis for tasks such as babysitting, pet care, house sitting, lawn care, etc. You'll need your NetID and password to post a job.
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In The News
 
What are Clinton's and Trump's hurdles in the final stretch?

 

What are Clinton's and Trump's hurdles in the final stretch?
Sept. 3 |  Alan Abramowitz |  CBS News

Obamacare 'on the cusp of falling apart' as insurers flee health exchanges

 

Obamacare 'on the cusp of falling apart' as insurers flee health exchanges
Sept. 3 |  David Howard |  The Guardian

Want to buy a house, Atlanta? Here's minimum income to do so

 

Want to buy a house, Atlanta? Here's minimum income to do so
Sept. 1 |  Tom Smith |  WABE-FM
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Featured Events
 
Know Justice, Know Peace: Lifting Our Voices for Black Lives

 

Know Justice, Know Peace: Lifting Our Voices for Black Lives
The Emory community gathers to reaffirm our commitment to the pursuit of justice and peace in light of violence toward black lives.
When: Sept. 8, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
Block Party Welcoming Claire E. Sterk as Emory's 20th President

 

Block Party Welcoming Claire E. Sterk as Emory's 20th President
Emory students, faculty and staff are invited to welcome Emory's new president with live music and free food.
When: Sept. 9, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
Theaster Gates in conversation with Rose Library Director Rosemary Magee

 

Theaster Gates in conversation with Rose Library Director Rosemary Magee
Known for turning abandoned buildings into vibrant cultural hubs, the Chicago artist and activist discusses his work.
When: Sept. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library
Admission: Free
 
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"Superhero" Blood Drive
When: Sept. 7, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Center for Global Safe WASH Open House
When: Sept. 7, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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The End of White Christian America and Its Implications for the 2016 Election
When: Sept. 7, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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Tibetan Shrine Lecture: "Bodyguard Buddhas: Protector Deities in Tibetan Buddhism"
When: Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Prince Valiant" (1954)
When: Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Chamber Music Trio
When: Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Brown Bag Discussion: Tips and Tools for Research Management
When: Sept. 8, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Kemp Malone Library
Admission: Free
 
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Healthy Winship Lecture: 10 Common Diet and Exercise Myths Debunked
When: Sept. 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Winship Cancer Institute, John H. Kauffman Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting Your Teen: Test Anxiety
When: Sept. 8, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Philosophy Colloquium: The Phenomenology of the Inapparent
When: Sept. 8, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Psychology Building, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Peace Journalism: An Introduction
When: Sept. 8, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "In Our Son's Name"
When: Sept. 8, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Economic Justice Forum: How to Use Our Dollars to Make Change
When: Sept. 8, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Emory School of Law, Gambrell Hall, Room 1D
Admission: Free
 
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Colon Cancer as an Evolutionary Discordance Disease: Should I Go Paleo?
When: Sept. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Winship Endowed Elkin Lecture: Mitochondrial Metabolism Regulate Cancer
When: Sept. 9, 12:15 p.m.
Where: Winship Cancer Institute, John H. Kauffman Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Gamma Phive K Color Dash Benefitting Girls on the Run
When: Sept. 10, 9:00 a.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: $20
 
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Coiling Culture: Basketry Art of Native North America
When: Sept. 10, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum
Admission: Free for Emory students, faculty and staff
 
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Disability Film Festival
When: Sept. 10, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Sarah Chang, violin, and Julio Elizalde, piano
When: Sept. 10, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $10 Emory students; $55 general public; $44 discount category members
 
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Bach Live!
When: Sept. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Race and Difference Colloquium Series: Non/Racial Imaginaries and Drug Discovery in South Africa
When: Sept. 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Risk for Depression and Anxiety in Youth: Links to Reward and Threat Processing
When: Sept. 12, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: Sept. 13, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Ask the Experts: Modern Treatments for Depression
When: Sept. 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Social Concerns Network
When: Sept. 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 322
Admission: Free
 
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Greek Poets and Greek Sophists: Friends or Foes?
When: Sept. 13, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Bowden Hall, Room 118
Admission: Free
 
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Is Honesty a New Conditional Mood? A Workshop on Cheating in Language Courses
When: Sept. 13, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Mitch Lecture in Nephrology: Emerging "Tek'nologies" to Prevent Diabetic Complications
When: Sept. 13, 5:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 120
Admission: Free
 
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Col Legno Duo: Amy Pollard, bassoon, and Scott Pollard, percussion
When: Sept. 13, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Candler School of Theology Dean's Lecture: Dwight N. Hopkins discusses "Black Liberation Theology and Global Cross-Cultural Leadership"
When: Sept. 14, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Inclusive Classrooms: Teaching International Students
When: Sept. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Financial Wellness: Building Good Credit
When: Sept. 14, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Reading Euripides' Troades Against Athenian Civic Ideology
When: Sept. 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Can Conservative Religion Save Us? Thoughts on the Media, Faith and Democracy
When: Sept. 14, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Closing the Gates, Building a Wall: What the History of Immigration Restriction Against Jews Can Teach Us About American Nativism
When: Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Southern Circuit Film Series: "Art of the Prank"
When: Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Barbarella" (1968)
When: Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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