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Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016
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LEADERSHIP
The road ahead for Emory
Claire E. Sterk, Emory's 20th president, discusses the university's strengths, its ambitions, its people and her plans to lead it to even greater heights.

 

RESEARCH
Emory Healthy Brain Study launches to learn more about Alzheimer's disease
Emory researchers are embarking on a new study focused on identifying factors that will predict who is at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, with the goal of earlier detection and, someday, prevention.

 

POLITICS
Skewed justice: Verdicts for sale?
Emory Law professors Joanna Shepherd and Michael Kang study how political money and increasingly vicious attack ads influence the actions taken by judges in criminal courts.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory gathers to commemorate Veterans Day
The Emory Veterans Association invites the community to the annual Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the flagpole on the Quad.

 

IMPACT
Emory Medal honors service, philanthropic spirit
Two of Emory's most distinguished and dedicated alumni, Charles H. "Pete" McTier and S. Perry Brickman, are the 2016 recipients of the university's highest alumni honor, the Emory Medal.

 

EVENTS
Shakespeare at Emory headlines November's arts offerings
Along with Shakespeare at Emory's November lineup, Arts at Emory presents a variety of film screenings, dance performances, literary readings and music events to keep your fall schedule packed.

LITERATURE
Much ado about the First Folio
"First Folio: The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare" is now open at the Carlos Museum, offering a rare look at the almost 400-year-old book that remains remarkably relevant today.
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Take Note
 
Emory Law to host ambassador who prosecuted genocide in Rwanda
Emory Law to host ambassador who prosecuted genocide in Rwanda

Bring unwanted items to America Recycles Day at Emory Point
Bring unwanted items to America Recycles Day at Emory Point

Nominations sought for Emory Women of Excellence Awards
Nominations sought for Emory Women of Excellence Awards

Emory Johns Creek Hospital employees 'on call' for disaster relief program
Emory Johns Creek Hospital employees 'on call' for disaster relief program
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
Emory Insider

 

Support to quit smoking: Emory offers a variety of resources to help you quit smoking. Join Emory's celebration of the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 17 by signing a pledge to quit smoking or give up another unhealthy habit.
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In The News
 
What you should be watching to predict who'll win

 

What you should be watching to predict who'll win
Nov. 7 |  Andra Gillespie |  PBS Newshour

Your presidential candidate lost. How to cope with the crushing disappointment

 

Your presidential candidate lost. How to cope with the crushing disappointment
Nov. 7 |  Nadine Kaslow |  U.S. News & World Report

Nuclear plants closing early leave decades of toxic waste stranded

 

Nuclear plants closing early leave decades of toxic waste stranded
Nov. 3 |  Mindy Goldstein |  Bloomberg News
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Featured Events
 
Parenting Your Teen: Friends and Family

 

Parenting Your Teen: Friends and Family
Get tips for smooth relationships between teens and family members and how to navigate a teen's friendships.
When: Nov. 10, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
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 modern Ireland.
When: Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
The Vega String Quartet

 

The Vega String Quartet
Cellist Christopher Rex joins the Vega String Quartet to perform Anton Arensky's dramatic Quartet for Violin, Viola and Two Celli.
When: Nov. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Center for Faculty Development and Excellence Office Hours
When: Nov. 9, 10:00 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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Blood Drive Sign Up
When: Nov. 10, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Atrium
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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Creativity Conversation with Antonio Sanchez and John Anthony Lennon
When: Nov. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Rich Memorial Building, Room 103
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
 
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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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Theater Emory: "Romeo and Juliet"
When: Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Mary Gray Munroe Theater
Admission: $22; $18 discount categories; $6 students
 
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The Mousetrap
When: Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building, Black Box Theatre
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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Outcasts from the Vote: Women Suffrage and Disability Over the Long Nineteenth Century United States
When: Nov. 11, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Center for Ethics Commons
Admission: Free
 
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Antonio Sanchez: "BiRDMAN LiVE"
When: Nov. 11, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $20; $15 discount categories; $5 students
 
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Towards a Thriving and Abundant Life in the Middle East: The Role of the American University in Beirut
When: Nov. 12, 1:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Collegium Vocale Fall 2016 Concert
When: Nov. 12, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $20; senior and student discounts available
 
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Staged reading: "The Book of Will" by Lauren Gunderson
When: Nov. 13, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Chamber Ensembles
When: Nov. 13, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Writing Across Emory University: Handling the Paper Load
When: Nov. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 200
Admission: Free
 
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Civil Rights and the Making of the Modern American State
When: Nov. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Moving Organization Sites From Blackboard
When: Nov. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: Nov. 14, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Creativity Conversation: "Shakespeare's Words and Works"
When: Nov. 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library
Admission: Free
 
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Religion and Ecology Collaborative Monthly Meeting
When: Nov. 14, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology Building, Center for Ethics, Room 116
Admission: Free; bring vegetarian dish or snacks
 
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Reading: Percival Everett, prose writer
When: Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Brian Eno's "Music for Airports": The Nature of Ambient Music
When: Nov. 14, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening and discussion: "An Unruly Mystic: Saint Hildegard"
When: Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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America Recycles Day
When: Nov. 15, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Point
Admission: Free
 
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Getting Others to Help Deliver What Your Boss Wants
When: Nov. 15, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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International Funding Opportunities
When: Nov. 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Social Concerns Network Meeting
When: Nov. 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 322
Admission: Free
 
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The Bard in Bollywood film series: "Haider"
When: Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening and discussion: "An Unruly Mystic: Saint Hildegard"
When: Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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