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Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016
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HONORS
Emory ranked among Top 20 national universities by U.S. News
Emory University has been ranked 20th among the nation's top universities in the new 2017 Best Colleges guidebook from U.S. News and World Report.

 

CELEBRATION
Emory community welcomes President Sterk
Emory students, faculty and staff turned out Friday for a block party in Asbury Circle to officially welcome new President Claire E. Sterk.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Goldwater Scholarship winners focus on number theory
Emory College math majors Noam Kantor and Ethan Alwaise are recipients of the Goldwater Scholarship, the nation's premier scholarship for undergraduates studying math, natural sciences and engineering.

 

OUTREACH
Symposium encourages students to seek STEM graduate degrees from Emory
Convened by the Laney Graduate School, the annual STEM Research and Career Symposium welcomes more than 100 students from underrepresented groups to the Emory campus Sept. 18-20.

 

COMMUNITY
Campus vigil remembers black lives lost to violence
Sharing songs, poetry and personal stories, members of the Emory community gathered at Cannon Chapel for "Know Justice. Know Peace: Lifting Our Voices for Black Lives."

RECOGNITION
Trethewey awarded Academy of American Poets Fellowship
Natasha Trethewey, Emory professor and former U.S. poet laureate, has been awarded the 2016 Academy of American Poets Fellowship. Past recipients include Gwendolyn Brooks, Robert Frost and Ezra Pound.
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Take Note
 
Hospital disaster exercise planned for Friday
Hospital disaster exercise planned for Friday

Rollins Foundation makes second $5 million donation to Emory's Seavey Clinic
Rollins Foundation makes second $5 million donation to Emory's Seavey Clinic

Register for the Winship Win the Fight 5K, stepping off Oct. 1
Register for the Winship Win the Fight 5K, stepping off Oct. 1

Scholarly Writing and Publishing Fund accepting grant proposals
Scholarly Writing and Publishing Fund accepting grant proposals
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Emory Insider: Traditions
 
Emory Insider

 

Carter Town Hall: Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will be on campus tomorrow for the 35th annual Carter Town Hall, an Emory tradition since he became University Distinguished Professor in 1982. The beloved event gives first-year students an opportunity to hear from the Nobel Peace Prize winner in an informal, question-and-answer format.
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In The News
 
The Politico 50

 

The Politico 50
Sept. 11 |  Carol Anderson |  Politico

Pneumonia is serious but Clinton should bounce back, say doctors

 

Pneumonia is serious but Clinton should bounce back, say doctors
Sept. 11 |  Sharon Bergquist |  Associated Press

Disability is 'fundamental to being human'

 

Disability is 'fundamental to being human'
Sept. 9 |  Rosemarie Garland-Thomson |  Georgia Public Broadcasting
 
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"Most of us will move in and out of disability in our lifetimes, whether we do so through illness, an injury or merely the process of aging. Still, most Americans don't know how to be disabled."
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Sept. 9, 2016
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Featured Events
 
Financial Wellness: Building Good Credit

 

Financial Wellness: Building Good Credit
The Emory WorkLife Resource Center hosts a live online discussion about building credit to help reach financial goals.
When: Sept. 14, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Conversation with Tibetan artist Gonkar Gyatso

 

Conversation with Tibetan artist Gonkar Gyatso
Gonkar Gyatso, photographer Zhadui and Tara Doyle of the Department of Religion hold a discussion related to the "Family Album" exhibit.
When: Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free for Emory faculty, staff, students
Gary Motley Jazz Trio

 

Gary Motley Jazz Trio
Jazz pianist and composer Gary Motley, Emory's director of jazz studies, performs with his trio.
When: Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams 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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Canvas 101
When: Sept. 14, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
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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A Century of America's National Parks
When: Sept. 14, 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
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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Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: Sept. 15, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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Exhibit: "Still Raising Hell: The Art, Activism and Archives of Camille Billops and James V. Hatch"
When: Sept. 15, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Schatten Gallery
Admission: Free
 
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Scaffolds for the Sacred: Interrogating the Role of Architecture in Generating Spiritual Experiences
When: Sept. 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Georgia Tech's Ferst Center, West Lobby
Admission: Free
 
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Update on Events in Syria
When: Sept. 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 5001
Admission: Free
 
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Webinar: Pursuing Entrepreneurship After 40
When: Sept. 15, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: Pacific Northwest Coast whale stories and basketry
When: Sept. 15, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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The Three-legged Stool: Adventures While Keeping Creative Writing & Humanities at the Center of Environmental Studies
When: Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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14th Annual California Roundtable on Philosophy and Race
When: Sept. 16, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center and Hotel
Admission: Free
 
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The Vega String Quartet
When: Sept. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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SmartPath I: Get Your Money Right
When: Sept. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Main Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Global Mental Health Network Launch
When: Sept. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Room 115
Admission: Free
 
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Creativity Conversation with Dante Brown
When: Sept. 16, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Green Apple Day of Service
When: Sept. 16, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve
Admission: Free
 
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"Family Album" Lecture: "Photography in Contemporary Tibetan Art: Method, Memory and Modernity"
When: Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Beethoven's Seventh
When: Sept. 18, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Race & Difference Colloquium Series: Gender, Garveyism and the Racial Geographies of Belonging in Costa Rica
When: Sept. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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How Events During Adolescence Shape the Brain and Behavior: Insights from Animal Studies
When: Sept. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: O. Wayne Rollins Research Center, Room 5052
Admission: Free
 
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Rollins Speaks: Social Responsibility and Gun Violence
When: Sept. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting Your Child with Special Needs: Record Keeping
When: Sept. 20, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Placing Time: The Power of Mapping Technology for Historical Analysis
When: Sept. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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The Second Coming of the Invisible Empire: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s
When: Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Tarbutton Performing Arts Center
Admission: Free
 
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