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Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016
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LEADERSHIP
Robert M. Franklin appointed as senior adviser to the president
Emory President Claire E. Sterk has appointed Robert M. Franklin as senior adviser to the president. Franklin, the inaugural James T. and Berta R. Laney Chair in Moral Leadership, brings a broad portfolio of academic leadership and faculty experience to his newest Emory role.

 

COMMUNITY
Winship Win the Fight 5K: Still time to run, donate and volunteer
More than 3,000 runners and walkers are expected to participate in the 6th annual Winship Win the Fight 5K, which steps off Saturday from McDonough Field to raise funds for cancer research at Emory.

 

RESEARCH
Status drives men's reproductive success across non-industrial world
A new meta-analysis indicates a biological basis for men striving for status: "It's universally rewarded with the only currency that matters in biology -- children," explains co-author and Emory anthropologist Adrian Jaeggi.

 

HISTORY
Dialogue reflects on the Black Panther Party's legacy 50 years later
Emory's James Weldon Johnson Institute hosts "Reflections on the Black Panther Party at 50" on Sept. 29, featuring Elaine Brown, activist and former Black Panther Party chair, and prominent Spelman College professor Beverly Guy-Sheftall.

 

HEALTH
Sleeping and waking up: Anesthesia and the brain
Paul Garcia is an Emory neuroanethesiologist who not only provides anesthesia care to patients undergoing neurosurgery, but researches the way anesthetic drugs interact with the brain. In a new video, he talks about his science background and work in hypersomnia research.

 

ELECTION
Political experts will examine how to separate fact from spin
How do the experts wade through the spin and get to the truth during political campaigns? What can the average voter or informed citizen do to determine if political rhetoric is simply that? Emory Libraries hosts a panel discussion Oct. 13.

 

SPORTS
Emory Sports Hall of Fame inducts four new members
The Emory Sports Hall of Fame welcomed runner Sarah Byrd, swimmer Lindsey Hoffner-Baron, baseball player Ted Karniewicz and tennis player Mark Odgers with a ceremony Sept. 24.
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Homecoming Parade, Festival and Concert
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Students and alumni celebrated Homecoming last week with dozens of events, culminating Saturday, Sept. 24, with the annual parade, festival and concert. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
Emory Healthcare names new chief nurse executive
Emory Healthcare names new chief nurse executive

James announces first #GoizuetaENGAGE conference for women
James announces first #GoizuetaENGAGE conference for women

Apply for grants from the Green Office Incentives Fund by Oct. 5
Apply for grants from the Green Office Incentives Fund by Oct. 5

Institute of Human Virology honors Schinazi with Lifetime Achievement Award
Institute of Human Virology honors Schinazi with Lifetime Achievement Award
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
Emory Insider

 

Need to see a doctor? Emory employees can get expedited appointments with Emory physicians by calling the Employee Appointment Line at 8-EVIP. Senior-level call agents are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to assist you.
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In The News
 
What we saw during the debate

 

What we saw during the debate
Sept. 27 |  Alan Abramowitz |  New York Times

Aetna's health reform blueprint: Invest in public health

 

Aetna's health reform blueprint: Invest in public health
Sept. 26 |  Ken Thorpe |  US News & World Report

New nuclear-imaging tests show promise in locating cancer

 

New nuclear-imaging tests show promise in locating cancer
Sept. 25 |  Mark Goodman |  Wall Street Journal

New African American history museum holds few MLK artifacts

 

New African American history museum holds few MLK artifacts
Sept. 23 |  Robert Franklin |  Associated Press
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Featured Events
 
Buddha in a Shopping Bag

 

Buddha in a Shopping Bag
Explore uses of sacred Buddhist images and ways in which contemporary artists are depicting and transforming Buddhist symbols.
When: Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
The Too-Busy City: Atlanta and Urbanity

 

The Too-Busy City: Atlanta and Urbanity
Examine developments in Atlanta's history including the expressway network, MARTA and the 1996 Olympic Games.
When: Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
Sustainable Food Fair

 

Sustainable Food Fair
Learn about sustainable and local food, featuring tastes from Atlanta chefs and produce from local farmers and vendors at this student-led event.
When: Sept. 30, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Dean's Lecture: Gerardo Marti discusses "'I Was a Muslim': Preaching, Legitimation and Identity Management in a Southern Evangelical Church"
When: Sept. 28, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Beyond the Basics: Maximizing the Potential of Instructional Technologies in the Classroom
When: Sept. 28, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Modern Languages, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Knee Injuries in Young Athletes Live Chat
When: Sept. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Writing Workshop: Domain in the Second Language Classroom
When: Sept. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Room 136
Admission: Free
 
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Mixed Blessing: Faith Communities, Food Pantries and the Lived Realities of Food Insecurity in the Southern United States
When: Sept. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Linguistics Meet & Greet Social Hour
When: Sept. 28, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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To Protect and to Serve: Re-Examining Policing In Communities of Color
When: Sept. 28, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Rollins School of Public Health, Claudia Nance Rollins Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Faith and Economic Justice
When: Sept. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Screening: "Art in the 21st Century: Episode 1, Chicago"
When: Sept. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Visual Arts Building on Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Popeye" (1980)
When: Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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GEAC Brownbag Event: Teaching with Archives
When: Sept. 29, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Kemp Malone Library
Admission: Free
 
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Weight Watchers Open House
When: Sept. 29, 11:45 a.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Room 115
Admission: Free
 
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Selecting and Evaluating Quality Child Care
When: Sept. 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road, Room 1.432
Admission: Free
 
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Webinar: Sustainability Initiatives at Emory with Ciannat Howett
When: Sept. 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Neil Asks: What Do History and Poetry Reveal about Ourselves? Featuring Natasha Trethewey, Kevin Young, and Joe Crespino in conversation
When: Sept. 29, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Library
Admission: Free
 
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Inventing the Future in Rwanda: Nostalgia, State-Building, and Ontology
When: Sept. 29, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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Reflections on the Black Panther Party at 50: Elaine Brown with Beverly Guy-Sheftall
When: Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Church Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Winship Win the Fight 5K
When: Oct. 1, 7:00 a.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: $40 for non-chipped timed runners and walkers; $45 for a timing chip
 
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Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling
When: Oct. 1, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $75; $60 discount category members; $10 Emory students
 
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Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta's Family Series: Invitation to the Dance
When: Oct. 2, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Speculative Blackness: The Future of Race in Science Fiction
When: Oct. 3, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Literature is Alive @ Emory: Lydia Conklin, Kalpana Narayanan, Masande Ntshanga, Claire Vaye Watkins
When: Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble @ Emory Bookstore
Admission: Free
 
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Spotlight on Student Global Health Experiences
When: Oct. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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"Schaffen wir das?": Panel Discussion on the Current Refugee Situation in Germany
When: Oct. 4, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Constructing World Order: Gender, Pathology and Race in the Framing of US Non-proliferation Policy in Europe and Asia
When: Oct. 4, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Bowden Hall, Room 323
Admission: Free
 
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The South vs. Everything: Southern Inferiority, the Long Southern Strategy and the Inevitability of Donald Trump
When: Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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A2D Photography Group Exhibit Open House
When: Oct. 9, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Chase Gallery
Admission: Free
 
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