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Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016
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YOUR HEALTH
'Refresh from Stress' encourages 30 days of inspiring activities
Emory University and Emory Healthcare faculty and staff can register through Oct. 28 for "Refresh from Stress: 30-Day Inspiration," kicking off Nov. 1. Participants complete daily activities focused on self-care, mindfulness, gratitude and more.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory recognized as top performer in 2016 Sustainable Campus Index
Emory University has been recognized as a top performer in the 2016 Sustainable Campus Index, achieving the ninth spot overall among research institutions in the rankings published by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory honors the life of student David Kim
Members of the Emory community filled Cannon Chapel on Monday evening to honor the life of Emory College senior David Kim, who passed away Oct. 22.

 

INSIGHT
Life of the Mind lecture to explore using video games for teaching, research
"Game On: Emerging Interactive Technology for Research and Teaching," set for Tuesday, Nov. 1, features film and media studies professors Daniel Reynolds and Tanine Allison.

 

RESEARCH
NIH awards $30M to Emory, Johns Hopkins, Colorado State for household air pollution study
A team at Rollins School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Colorado State University has been awarded $30M from the NIH and the Gates Foundation to assess the impact of cleaner burning cooking stoves on household air pollution and health in four countries.

 

EVENTS
Conference to examine rising costs of prescription drugs
On Nov. 2, Emory's Center for Ethics brings together an interdisciplinary array of experts to discuss the escalating cost of prescription drugs, the affordability of health care, the ethics and economics of drug pricing, and the process of drug development and government regulation.

 

HALLOWEEN
Classic vampire film to feature new soundtrack by recent Emory grad
Emory will play host to a symphony of spookiness Friday night with a special screening of the classic silent film "Nosferatu," accompanied by original music composed by recent graduate Robert Cooper.

PROFILE
Justin Shaw: Shakespeare scholarship, with a modern twist
As a PhD student in English, Justin Shaw is delving into Shakespeare in new and innovative ways, helping bring revered texts squarely into the digital age.
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Family Weekend
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Emory welcomed parents and other family members to campus Oct. 21-23 for Family Weekend. The full slate of events included Halloween-themed activities at DUCtoberfest, a book-signing by Emory professor Deborah Lipstadt, performances by student a capella groups and much more. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
Emory WorkLife Resource Center hosts workshops for caregivers
Emory WorkLife Resource Center hosts workshops for caregivers

Apply for Business Practice Improvement Scholars Program by Nov. 4
Apply for Business Practice Improvement Scholars Program by Nov. 4

Jazz drummer Antonio Sanchez performs 'BiRDMAN LiVE' on Nov. 11
Jazz drummer Antonio Sanchez performs 'BiRDMAN LiVE' on Nov. 11

Genome study identifies risk genes in African Americans with inflammatory bowel disease
Genome study identifies risk genes in African Americans with inflammatory bowel disease
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
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Motorist assistance: Emory's Transportation and Parking Services assists motorists on campus who are dealing with a flat tire or car that won't start. This free service is available 24 hours per day. For help, call 404-727-1130.
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In The News
 
Split your ticket

 

Split your ticket
Oct. 23 |  Alan Abramowitz |  Washington Post

Sudden power is a scourge -- and not just in politics

 

Sudden power is a scourge -- and not just in politics
Oct. 23 |  Melissa Williams |  Boston Globe

Scientists think the common cold may at last be beatable

 

Scientists think the common cold may at last be beatable
Oct. 20 |  Martin Moore |  STAT
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Featured Events
 
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
Haunted Harris

 

Haunted Harris
Kids are welcome to the less-scary first hour of this "descent into the haunted rooms of the Complex." The main haunted house starts at 7 p.m.
When: Oct. 27, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Harris, Thomas, Smith and Hopkins residence halls
Admission: Free
Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra

 

Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra
R.E.M.'s Mike Mills premieres his new violin concerto with virtuoso Robert McDuffie and the Fifth House Ensemble.
When: Oct. 28, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $50; $40 discount categories; $5 Emory students
Mummies and Milkshakes

 

Mummies and Milkshakes
Children can wear their costumes while they enjoy a scavenger hunt, milkshakes and hilarious short films about mummies.
When: Oct. 29, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free to members; $5 for non-members; milkshakes sold separately
 
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Canvas 101
When: Oct. 26, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Empathy and the Evolution of Compassion: From Deep History to Infused Virtue
When: Oct. 26, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
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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Zombethics: (In)visible Differences and Otherness
When: Oct. 26, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Center for Ethics, Commons 102
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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Benefits Annual Enrollment Meeting
When: Oct. 27, 1:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
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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"Walk with the Dead" Cemetery Walk
When: Oct. 27, 6:15 p.m.
Where: Student Activity and Academic Center
Admission: Free
 
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Mummies and Mixers
When: Oct. 27, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: $30 general admission; $25 Emory students and alumni; $20 museum members; $40 at the door
 
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Documentary screening: "City of Trees"
When: Oct. 27, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 102
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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Emerging Global Health Threats: What We Don't Know Can Hurt Us
When: Oct. 28, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Lunch and Linguistics Chat
When: Oct. 28, 12:30 p.m.
Where: 201 Modern Languages
Admission: Free
 
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The Emotional Charge of Poetry
When: Oct. 28, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Kemp Malone Library, N301
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening with original music: "Nosferatu"
When: Oct. 28, 9:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Mr. Gaga"
When: Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Ran" (1985)
When: Oct. 30, 3:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Annual Aria and Concerto Competition
When: Oct. 30, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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The Cosmopolitan Choctaw: Literature, Indigenous Knowledge, Native Histories
When: Oct. 31, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Game On: Emerging Interactive Technology for Research and Teaching
When: Nov. 1, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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The Bard in Bollywood Film Series: "Maqbool"
When: Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Prescribing Price: The Ethics, Science and Business of Drug Development and Pricing
When: Nov. 2, 8:15 a.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center Hotel, Starvine Ballroom
Admission: $15 students, $25 non-students
 
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Film screening: "Ghost World" (2001)
When: Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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