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Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016
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INNOVATION
Lights, camera, action: Film crews get warm welcome at Emory
Emory has steadily courted the television and film industry, encouraging location scouts to choose the University as a set for their projects. For students, the chance to observe filmmaking firsthand provides a critical form of research.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Mitchell wins silver, bronze at 2016 Paralympic Games
Cassie Mitchell, an Emory alumna and research professor in biomedical engineering, brings home two medals from the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

 

RESEARCH
Study links Chinese Elm trees with increased fall pollen counts in Atlanta
According to an Emory study on changing pollen trends in Atlanta, an increasing pollen count during fall may correspond with a growing presence of Chinese Elm trees.

 

RECOGNITION
Talk With Me Baby launches national toolkit at White House event
The Talk With Me Baby initiative launched a new national toolkit on Sept. 15 at the White House Summit on Behavioral Science Insights. The project aims to ensure that all children read on grade level by the end of third grade by increasing their vocabulary and conversation beginning in the womb.

COMMUNITY
Homecoming 2016 a time to reunite, celebrate
Emory celebrates Homecoming this week with dozens of activities welcoming alumni, students and other members of the Emory community, culminating with Saturday's parade and concert featuring Smash Mouth.
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Photo Galleries
 
'Still Raising Hell: The Art, Activism and Archives of Camille Billops and James V. Hatch'
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A reception on Thursday, Sept. 15, marked the debut of Woodruff Library's new exhibit showcasing materials from one of the most important collections related to 20th-century African American artists, theater and art history. View more photos from the opening.

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The public art project Pianos for Peace came to Emory last week, with a hand-painted piano available on the terrace of the Dobbs University Center for anyone to play and enjoy. See more photos from the impromptu performances.
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Take Note
 
Emory Healthcare Network primary care practices earn Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition
Emory Healthcare Network primary care practices earn Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition

Finance Matters workshops return with sessions on saving, investing and estate planning
Finance Matters workshops return with sessions on saving, investing and estate planning

Center for Faculty Development and Excellence offers fall 'office hours' in schools across campus
Center for Faculty Development and Excellence offers fall 'office hours' in schools across campus
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Emory Insider: Tips
 
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Know when your shuttle will arrive: Riders of Emory's Cliff Shuttles can use TransLoc to track shuttles in real time. Visit the TransLoc website or download the TransLoc app for your mobile phone.
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In The News
 
President Obama rallies the Congressional Black Caucus

 

President Obama rallies the Congressional Black Caucus
Sept. 19 |  Andra Gillespie |  U.S. News & World Report

Scuba, parrots, yoga: Veterans embrace alternative therapies for PTSD

 

Scuba, parrots, yoga: Veterans embrace alternative therapies for PTSD
Sept. 18 |  Barbara Rothbaum |  New York Times

Trump's and Clinton's favorable ratings are awful. Here's why.

 

Trump's and Clinton's favorable ratings are awful. Here's why.
Sept. 15 |  Alan Abramowitz |  Christian Science Monitor
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Featured Events
 
Meet Me @ Lullwater

 

Meet Me @ Lullwater
Eight-week outdoor walking group resumes in Lullwater Preserve with fun activities and themes.
When: Sept. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve
Admission: Free
Zika: A Brazilian Perspective on a Global Challenge

 

Zika: A Brazilian Perspective on a Global Challenge
Emory professor Uriel Kitron and experts from Brazil discuss efforts to fight the public health challenge of Zika.
When: Sept. 21, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Hall, Room 360
Admission: Free
Opening night: "The Boys from Syracuse"

 

Opening night: "The Boys from Syracuse"
Theater Emory presents this musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors" through Oct. 2.
When: Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
Transforming an Emory Original: Carlos Hall 1916-2016

 

Transforming an Emory Original: Carlos Hall 1916-2016
Clark Poling, professor of art history emeritus and former director of the Carlos Museum, celebrates the building's 100th anniversary.
When: Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: Sept. 21, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Preaching Anti-Racism Amid the Backlash and Resistance of White Moral Injury
When: Sept. 21, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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The Best Caregiving "You"
When: Sept. 21, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Not Just a Response: A Just and Peaceful Response
When: Sept. 21, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Ann Rollins Building, Room 421
Admission: Free
 
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21 Days of Peace Finale: A Conversation with Jason Carter and Emory Students
When: Sept. 21, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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What Would Jesus Do? Developing a Political Economy of Justice
When: Sept. 21, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Flash Gordon" (1980)
When: Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Four-hand Piano
When: Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Money, Media and the Problem of Value in Anglophone Nigerian Poetry
When: Sept. 22, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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Gallery Talk with Gonkar Gyatso
When: Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Writing Across Emory University: Designing a Continuing Writing Class
When: Sept. 23, 11:30 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 200
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Disability Studies Initiative: "A Body, Undone: Living on After Great Pain"
When: Sept. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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Comparative Decision-Making in Non-Human Primates
When: Sept. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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PA Farmworker 20th Anniversary Celebration
When: Sept. 23, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center Auditorium and Plaza
Admission: $100 couple; $60 student couple; $60 individual; $35 student
 
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13th Annual J. Willis Hurst History of Medicine Symposium
When: Sept. 24, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Medical Education Building, Room 110
Admission: Free but registration required
 
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Clarinet Meets Guitar: An Evening of Shubert, Piazzola and More
When: Sept. 24, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory-Glenn Day
When: Sept. 25, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Sanctuary and Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Whitewashing the South: White Memories of Segregation and Civil Rights
When: Sept. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Philip Thomson on Piano
When: Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Music & Storytelling: An Evening with Anna & Elizabeth
When: Sept. 26, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Tick Tock: Caregivers Reclaim Your Clock
When: Sept. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Room 203
Admission: Free
 
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Writing Punjabi Across Borders
When: Sept. 27, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Callaway Center, Room S-319
Admission: Free
 
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Religion and Public Health Community of Scholars Reception
When: Sept. 27, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Rita Ann Rollins Room (864)
Admission: Free
 
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