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Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016
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MILESTONE
Last volume of Samuel Beckett's letters celebrated at Emory
After almost three decades, Emory's Laney Graduate School and the Letters of Samuel Beckett Project mark the publication of the fourth and final volume in their series bringing the acclaimed writer's correspondence to the world.

 

COLLABORATION
Emory Healthcare Network partners with urgent care companies, expands MinuteClinic affiliation
Emory Healthcare Network is partnering with two urgent care companies, Peachtree Immediate Care and SmartCare Urgent Care, while expanding its relationship with MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, to offer patients more options for their health care needs.

 

RESEARCH
Education, outreach increases kidney transplant referrals from dialysis facilities
An Emory study shows that an educational and outreach program in Georgia dialysis centers in 2014 resulted in a 75 percent increase in referrals for kidney transplant evaluation, with the greatest increase among black patients.

 

EVENTS
Halloween events bring spooky fun to campus
Get into the Halloween spirit with Day of the Living DUC, a zombie 5K, pumpkin painting, a cemetery walk, Mummies and Mixers, a haunted house in Harris Hall and more. Events kick off Friday and continue through Oct. 31.

 

IMPACT
Intimate Partner Violence Working Group marks decade of campus support
October is National Relationship Violence Awareness Month, marked at Emory with a Take Back the Night march and rally Oct. 24. It also offers a chance to reflect on a decade of campus work addressing IPV.

PROFILE
Wanda Swan: Preventing violence, supporting survivors, building 'Respect'
As director of the Respect Program, Wanda Swan oversees Emory's central hub for interpersonal violence prevention and survivor support. She traces her advocacy roots back to her mother -- "the first feminist I'd ever met, though she wouldn't call herself that."
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Emory Integrity Project welcomes Malala Fund co-founder
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The Emory Integrity Project hosted Shiza Shahid, co-founder of the Malala Fund, on Oct. 18. Shahid is a close friend of Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for speaking out for her right to education. View more photos from Shahid's visit.
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Take Note
 
Shay to speak on Homer, leadership at Oxford College
Shay to speak on Homer, leadership at Oxford College

Emory Law professor Martha Fineman honored with Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award
Emory Law professor Martha Fineman honored with Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award

Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honor society accepting applications
Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honor society accepting applications

Apply for 'Journeys of Reconciliation' trip to Louisiana focused on environmental and racial justice
Apply for 'Journeys of Reconciliation' trip to Louisiana focused on environmental and racial justice
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
Emory Insider

 

Discounts for Emory employees: Emory partners with Sparkfly to offer discounts for employees on restaurants, attractions, shopping, travel and more. Fall discounts include tickets to Six Flags Fright Fest, the Atlanta Falcons and the Atlanta Hawks. Sign in with your Emory network ID and password.
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In The News
 
Monkeys are making stone tools thought to be unique to humans

 

Monkeys are making stone tools thought to be unique to humans
Oct. 19 |  Dietrich Stout |  Christian Science Monitor

California promised public employees generous retirements. Will the courts give government a way out?

 

California promised public employees generous retirements. Will the courts give government a way out?
Oct. 19 |  Alexander Volokh |  Los Angeles Times

Does objectivity in journalism matter?

 

Does objectivity in journalism matter?
Oct. 18 |  Hank Klibanoff |  Georgia Public Broadcasting

In the face of Zika, Southeast Asia sees grounds for cautious hope

 

In the face of Zika, Southeast Asia sees grounds for cautious hope
Oct. 17 |  Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec |  Washington Post
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Featured Events
 
Emory University Symphony Orchestra with Matt Haimovitz, cello, and Tim Fain, violin

 

Emory University Symphony Orchestra with Matt Haimovitz, cello, and Tim Fain, violin
The renowned soloists perform Philip Glass' Double Concerto and Beethoven's Fifth Symphony along with other pieces.
When: Oct. 22, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Lecture: "The Millionaire and the Bard"

 

Lecture: "The Millionaire and the Bard"
Author and economist Andrea Mays traces Henry Folger's obsession with Shakespeare's First Folio and the creation of the largest First Folio collection in the world.
When: Oct. 24, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Stuart A. Rose Library
Admission: Free
Film screening and discussion: "Rosenwald"

 

Film screening and discussion: "Rosenwald"
Learn about Julius Rosenwald, a Jewish philanthropist who never finished high school, but became president of Sears and worked with African American communities to build 3,500 schools in the South.
When: Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Graphic Design Tips and Tricks for Canvas Courses
When: Oct. 21, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Health in the Americas: Progress and Challenges
When: Oct. 21, 1:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS 290
Admission: Free
 
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Creativity Conversation: The Political Body with Anat Grigorio and Hillel Kogan
When: Oct. 21, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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France Atlanta: Mental Health in Emergencies Panel Discussion
When: Oct. 21, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Chimes at Midnight" (1965)
When: Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Fall play: "J.B."
When: Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Tarbutton Performing Arts Center
Admission: $5
 
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Ad Hoc Productions Presents "[title of show]"
When: Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building, Black Box Theater
Admission: $8.50; $5.50 students
 
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Dance performance: Anat Grigorio, "Mr. Nice Guy" and Hillel Kogan, "We Love Arabs"
When: Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Dance Studio
Admission: $25; $15 discount category members; $12 all students
 
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Coiling Culture Gallery Talk
When: Oct. 23, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Level One Galleries
Admission: Free
 
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Open Streets Emory Village Festival
When: Oct. 23, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Village
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Wind Ensemble: "American Perspectives"
When: Oct. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Thinking Outside the Tent: Providing Humanitarian Assistance in Urban Areas
When: Oct. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race & Difference Colloquium Series: Dark Matter in B-Boying Cyphers
When: Oct. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Being an Effective Mentee
When: Oct. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 125
Admission: Free
 
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Benefits Annual Enrollment Meeting
When: Oct. 24, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center
Admission: Free
 
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A Cartographic Journey through Puerto Rico, 1908-1912: The Illustrated Itinerary of Lt. William H. Armstrong
When: Oct. 24, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, S501
Admission: Free
 
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Take Back the Night March and Rally
When: Oct. 24, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Winship Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Gregory Tompkins, violin
When: Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Inclusive Classrooms: Best Practices for Classroom Accessibility
When: Oct. 25, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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A Tale of Two Brains: How to Rekindle the Artist Within
When: Oct. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: Oct. 25, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Migrating Courses from Blackboard to Canvas
When: Oct. 25, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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The Buzz: Emory Center for Digital Scholarship
When: Oct. 25, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Emory Center for Digital Scholarship, 3rd floor
Admission: Free
 
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The Shape of Water in India's Deccan
When: Oct. 25, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Tarbutton Hall, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Brevard
When: Oct. 25, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: Danzy Senna, prose writer
When: Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Vitamin N: Nature Contact as a Health Strategy
When: Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Tarbutton Performing Arts Center
Admission: Free
 
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Stigma: Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Solutions
When: Oct. 26, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "A History of Violence" (2005)
When: Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Understanding the Cost and Value of Paying for Long-Term Care: The Importance of Being Prepared
When: Oct. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Children's Environmental Health Panel Discussion
When: Oct. 27, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing Auditorium, Room P01
Admission: Free
 
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I Love a Mystery: Narrative Innovations in 1940s Hollywood
When: Oct. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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Denouncing Sovereignty: Process and Relations in Extralegal Killings
When: Oct. 27, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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Food, Genes and Culture
When: Oct. 27, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 303
Admission: Free
 
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We Who Believe in Freedom Cannot Rest: Lessons from Black Feminism
When: Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Allen Memorial Church
Admission: Free
 
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