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Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016
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LITERATURE
Emory welcomes Shakespeare's First Folio to campus
"The First Folio: The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare" opens Saturday at the Michael C. Carlos Museum, the only Georgia site chosen to host the exhibit featuring the first printing of many of the Bard's legendary plays.

 

COMMUNITY
Accelerator program supports promising businesses in marginalized Atlanta communities
Developed through Emory's Goizueta Business School, the Start:Micro-Entrepreneur Accelerator Program aims to increase neighborhood vitality by supporting entrepreneurs in Clarkston and East Lake with small business loans and mentorship.

 

HEALTH
Emory Metabolic Nutrition Program awarded $1.2M for nutrition therapy program for inherited disorders
A new grant from the Georgia Department of Public Health will enable Emory to launch a program for Georgians who struggle financially to purchase medical foods and dietary supplements, the primary nutrition treatment for inherited metabolic disorders.

 

SUPPORT
Emory's Carlos Museum Education Center named for Thalia Carlos
Chris Carlos, son of the late Michael C. Carlos, for whom Emory's Carlos Museum is named, has committed $3 million to name the museum's education center in honor of his mother, Thalia N. Carlos.

 

INSIGHT
Summit on Race invites national dialogue
Faculty and staff campus leaders from across the country will convene at Emory on Nov. 11 for "The Summit on Race: Not Just a Response, a Just Response."

VOLUNTEERING
Emory Cares Day brings community together for service projects
Emory Cares International Service Day is Saturday, Nov. 12, and students, faculty, staff, alumni and family members are invited to take part in volunteer projects in Atlanta and around the world. Registration is now open for local service trips.
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Take Note
 
Annual health care benefits enrollment ends Monday
Annual health care benefits enrollment ends Monday

Nominate outstanding students for 100 Senior Honorary by Nov. 7
Nominate outstanding students for 100 Senior Honorary by Nov. 7

School of Nursing researchers inducted as American Academy of Nursing fellows
School of Nursing researchers inducted as American Academy of Nursing fellows
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
Emory Insider

 

Health benefits incentives: Emory University employees covered by an Emory medical plan can earn financial incentives by taking an online health assessment, getting an annual checkup, participating in healthy lifestyle coaching and more. The deadline to complete 2016 incentives is Nov. 15.
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In The News
 
Political groups fight for control of state supreme courts

 

Political groups fight for control of state supreme courts
Nov. 2 |  Joanna Shepherd |  Associated Press

Put risk in perspective while investing for golden years

 

Put risk in perspective while investing for golden years
Nov. 2 |  Klaas Baks |  Atlanta Business Chronicle

College is a 4-year-long balancing act for first-generation students

 

College is a 4-year-long balancing act for first-generation students
Nov. 1 |  Tyler Lattimore |  NPR

Protecting older adults from medication mistakes

 

Protecting older adults from medication mistakes
Oct. 27 |  Ugochi Ohuabunwa |  WAGA-TV
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Featured Events
 
Words Fail So Simply Much Love: Celebration of "The Letters of Samuel Beckett, Volume 4, 1966-1989"

 

Words Fail So Simply Much Love: Celebration of "The Letters of Samuel Beckett, Volume 4, 1966-1989"
Enjoy readings from Beckett's letters with musical interludes from Schubert, featuring Barry McGovern, Alan Mandell, Brenda Bynum, Robert Shaw-Smith and the Emory Chamber Players with Don Saliers.
When: Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
Explorations: Virtual and Augmented Reality at Emory

 

Explorations: Virtual and Augmented Reality at Emory
Faculty from Emory and Georgia State University present current projects on mapping in Atlanta (Atlanta Explorer) and art history (Virtual Rome and Samothrace).
When: Nov. 7, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Living Room, 3rd Floor
Admission: Free
Will of the People: Shakespeare's Folios and Their Meaning in Our World

 

Will of the People: Shakespeare's Folios and Their Meaning in Our World
Be inspired by Duke Ellington's "Such Sweet Thunder" with Dwight Andrews as internationally recognized scholars explore Shakespeare's place in the African American arts tradition and in modern Ireland.
When: Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert 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
 
04
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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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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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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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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
 
09
Nov.
 
Center for Faculty Development and Excellence Office Hours
When: Nov. 9, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Room 425
Admission: Free
 
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Diversity, Demographics and the Age of Donald Trump
When: Nov. 9, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tours
When: Nov. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Financial Wellness: Intro to Social Security
When: Nov. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta: Still the Black Mecca? Race, Social Inequality and Urban Displacement in 21st-Century Atlanta
When: Nov. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Georgia State University, Law School Ballroom, 85 Park Place, Atlanta
Admission: Free
 
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World Toilet Day: "MDGs to SDGs: What is the Difference and What Do We Do Differently?"
When: Nov. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Mauerfall Museum
When: Nov. 9, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Defining Spiritual Health
When: Nov. 9, 5:30 p.m.
Where: WHSCAB Plaza
Admission: Free
 
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A Century of America's National Parks
When: Nov. 9, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "300" (2006)
When: Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Staged reading: "Fortunes of the Moor"
When: Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
 
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Jaap de Roode: How Monarch Butterflies Self-Medicate
When: Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Digital Humanities Reading Group
When: Nov. 10, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Center for Digital Scholarship, Room 303E
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: Exploring Andrea Mantegna's Engraving of Bacchanal with Silenus
When: Nov. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Computing with Genre in Paintings, Prints and Purchases: Questions of Category and Measure
When: Nov. 10, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Discussion with author Jorge Galan
When: Nov. 10, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Casa Emory
Admission: Free
 
10
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Heavy Metal in the Streets: Pro-active Public Space Policing in Contemporary Johannesburg
When: Nov. 10, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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Water Wars from Global to Local
When: Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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