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Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016
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IMPACT
Election fuels public scholarship for Emory experts
Emory political science professors Alan Abramowitz and Andra Gillespie serve as prominent resources for national and international media, offering context in the 2016 presidential race.

 

RESEARCH
Antibodies from Ebola survivors neutralize virus, protect against infection in lab mice
A study by scientists at the Emory Vaccine Center, in collaboration with the biotechnology company Atreca, Inc., offers the potential for further research that could lead to therapeutic agents and vaccines against a rapidly evolving Ebola virus.

 

BENEFITS
Flexible work options are widespread, popular at Emory
More Emory staff than ever before are using a wide range of flexible work options, from telecommuting to compressed workweeks, according to a recently released study.

 

COMMUNITY
Atlanta Music Festival promotes harmony across racial, social landscapes
Legendary opera star Jessye Norman will headline the Atlanta Music Festival's Gala Concert, featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch, on Nov. 18 at Glenn Memorial Auditorium.

 

EVENTS
November: 10 things to do for $10 or less
From welcoming the First Folio to shopping for Thanksgiving treats at the Emory Farmers Market, the campus calendar remains packed with events as the fall semester races toward the finish line.

 

HEALTH
Emory Dizziness and Balance Center treats common forms of vertigo
Many common causes of dizziness spells and vertigo, if diagnosed correctly, can be treated quickly. Unfortunately, many patients end up seeing four or five doctors before they get a correct diagnosis.
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Puppy Petting "Boo"
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What's better than a petting zoo? A petting "boo" with adorable puppies dressed in Halloween costumes. There were plenty of happy smiles and wagging tails on campus Friday as Pawsitive Outreach offered information on how to volunteer with local no-kill animal shelters. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
Building Recycling Competition kicks off today
Building Recycling Competition kicks off today

Emory Johns Creek Hospital hosts blood drive on Saturday
Emory Johns Creek Hospital hosts blood drive on Saturday

Gwinnett County Transit to launch new express route to Emory, CDC
Gwinnett County Transit to launch new express route to Emory, CDC

Candler faculty authors make Christian Century books issue
Candler faculty authors make Christian Century books issue
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
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Help with caregiving needs:  Bright Horizons Care Advantage is available to faculty and staff, as well as students of the Laney Graduate School, when you need help caring for children or adults because your usual plans break down.
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In The News
 
Skin patches may help kids' peanut allergies, study says

 

Skin patches may help kids' peanut allergies, study says
Oct. 31 |  Jennifer Shih |  CNN

White House pushes for STEM education, mentorship

 

White House pushes for STEM education, mentorship
Oct. 28 |  Ken Ono |  USA Today

Long before Twitter, Martin Luther was a media pioneer

 

Long before Twitter, Martin Luther was a media pioneer
Oct. 28 |  Emory University |  New York Times

More metro Atlanta school districts test for lead In water

 

More metro Atlanta school districts test for lead In water
Oct. 27 |  Amy Kirby |  WABE FM
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Featured Events
 
Prescribing Price: The Ethics, Science and Business of Drug Development and Pricing

 

Prescribing Price: The Ethics, Science and Business of Drug Development and Pricing
Join Emory and visiting faculty for a multifaceted examination of the factors that drive drug development and pricing.
When: Nov. 2, 8:15 a.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center Hotel, Starvine Ballroom
Admission: $15 students; $25 non-students
Sara Miles: Breaking Bread With a Broken World

 

Sara Miles: Breaking Bread With a Broken World
Author and founder of a San Francisco food pantry that feeds thousands speaks on her work and her mission.
When: Nov. 3, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
Romeo and Juliet

 

Romeo and Juliet
Theater Emory presents Shakespeare's classic love story with performances through Nov. 13.
When: Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Mary Gray Munroe Theater
Admission: $22; $18 discount categories; $6 students
 
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WaterHub Tours
When: Nov. 2, 1:00 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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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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Creativity Conversation with Alan Mandell and Lois Overbeck: "Engagement in the Arts: Samuel Beckett in Prison"
When: Nov. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Changes in American Religion: Trends Among the General Public
When: Nov. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Tarbutton Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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2015: A Transformative Year for the Radical Right?
When: Nov. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Goods, Power and Women in 19th-Century Benguela, West Central Africa
When: Nov. 3, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Before the Flood"
When: Nov. 3, 6:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
03
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Art is Work, Work is Art
When: Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Religious Congregations in 20th-Century America
When: Nov. 4, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney
When: Nov. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 100
Admission: Free
 
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Shakespeare at Emory film screening: "Titus" (1999)
When: Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Opening: "The First Folio: The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare"
When: Nov. 5, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum
Admission: Free
 
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African Coffee Tasting and Gallery Talk
When: Nov. 5, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Shangrila Parvin, Soprano, Senior Recital; Elena Cholakova, Piano
When: Nov. 5, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Words Fail So Simply Much Love: Celebration of "The Letters of Samuel Beckett, Volume 4, 1966-1989"
When: Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Concert and exhibition: Listening to Memories
When: Nov. 5, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Explorations: Virtual and Augmented Reality at Emory
When: Nov. 7, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building Living Room, 3rd Floor
Admission: Free
 
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Prison and Social Death
When: Nov. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Overview of Bright Horizons Back-Up Care Advantage
When: Nov. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: James B. Williams Medical Education Building, Room 153
Admission: Free
 
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Moving Organization Sites From Blackboard
When: Nov. 7, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: Nov. 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Brian Eno's "Music for Airports": The Nature of Ambient Music
When: Nov. 7, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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Staged reading: "Castelvines y Monteses" by Lope de Vega
When: Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mary Gray Munroe Theater
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Laura Ardan, clarinet, accompanied by Will Ransom
When: Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Nov. 8, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Migrating Courses From Blackboard to Canvas
When: Nov. 8, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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The Bard in Bollywood film series: "Omkara"
When: Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Election Watch Night
When: Nov. 8, 9:30 p.m.
Where: Center for Women
Admission: Free
 
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