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For Faculty and Staff of Emory University
Friday, Nov. 11, 2016
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ANALYSIS
Emory experts address election outcome
Donald Trump's victory surprised many political analysts. Emory faculty members offer insight into the historic contest and the impact Trump's presidency may have on key issues facing the country.

 

HEALTH
Learning to love our bugs
From examining "gut flora" to performing fecal transplants, Emory researchers and doctors are exploring how the microorganisms that live inside us are important as symbiotic partners in health.

 

HONORS
International awards honor work in anthropology, ethnomusicology, diabetes research
Anthropologist David Nugent, South African ethnomusicologist Brett Pyper and global diabetes research administrator Mark Hutcheson have been named the 2016 recipients of awards from Emory's Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives.

 

SUPPORT
Learn about benefits for caregivers at open house
Emory's first Caregiver Connection Open House, set for Nov. 18, will feature a variety of benefits and services that can help employees who serve as caregivers for adult loved ones.

 

LAW
Volunteer law clinic assists veterans with disability benefits claims
Founded in 2013, the Emory Law Volunteer Clinic for Veterans provides pro bono legal services for U.S. veterans and their families, assisting them with negotiating the often-overwhelming bureaucracy of seeking disability benefit claims.

SERVICE
Emory programs help veterans on the homefront
A new intensive outpatient program at Emory is helping post-9/11 veterans conquer post-traumatic stress disorder and win their lives back.
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Take Note
 
International Education Week events planned for Nov. 14-18
International Education Week events planned for Nov. 14-18

Emory Volleyball wins UAA Championship
Emory Volleyball wins UAA Championship

Emory study sheds light on health partner intervention to improve heart health
Emory study sheds light on health partner intervention to improve heart health
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In The News
 
How do dogs recognize us? And why do we love cats anyway?

 

How do dogs recognize us? And why do we love cats anyway?
Nov. 8 |  Frans de Waal |  New York Times

Test could one day determine cancer risk

 

Test could one day determine cancer risk
Nov. 8 |  Steve Szabo |  WAGA-TV

Rural vote fuels Trump; Clinton loses urban grip

 

Rural vote fuels Trump; Clinton loses urban grip
Nov. 8 |  Alan Abramowitz |  Wall Street Journal

The focal point of Bill Cosby's criminal case: blindness

 

The focal point of Bill Cosby's criminal case: blindness
Nov. 4 |  Anastasios Costarides |  CNN
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Featured Events
 
Vega String Quartet

 

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
Antonio Sanchez: "BiRDMAN LiVE"

 

Antonio Sanchez: "BiRDMAN LiVE"
Grammy-winning jazz drummer Antonio Sanchez plays his movie soundtrack live alongside the Oscar-winning film "Birdman."
When: Nov. 11, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $20; $15 discount categories; $5 students
Shakespeare and Accessibility Symposium

 

Shakespeare and Accessibility Symposium
Actors, directors, singers and professors discuss ways that casts, audiences and designers have become more diverse in the world of Shakespeare.
When: Nov. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Hall, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Veterans Day Ceremony
When: Nov. 11, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
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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The Physical Examination and the Modern Self: Learning Health in Republican China
When: Nov. 11, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Theater Emory: "Romeo and Juliet"
When: Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Mary Gray Munroe Theater
Admission: Free
 
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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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Film screening and discussion: "45 Years"
When: Nov. 12, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
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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Moving Organization Sites From Blackboard
When: Nov. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
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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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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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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Blood Drive Sign Up
When: Nov. 15, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Atrium
Admission: Free
 
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International Funding Opportunities for Faculty
When: Nov. 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Atrial Fibrillation Live Chat
When: Nov. 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
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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Parenting Your Child with Special Needs: Effective Communication
When: Nov. 15, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Disciplinary Disharmonies: Can There Be a Shared Vision for Global Neuroscience Ethics?
When: Nov. 15, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS 290
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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"Maintain, Don't Gain" Walking Group
When: Nov. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve
Admission: Free
 
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GIS Day
When: Nov. 16, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Emory Center for Digital Scholarship
Admission: Free
 
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Caregivers Network: Holiday Survival Guide
When: Nov. 16, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tours
When: Nov. 16, 1:00 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Seeds of Time" with Cassandra Quave and Peggy Barlett
When: Nov. 16, 5:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: Joseph Skibell, prose writer, playwright and screenwriter
When: Nov. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Captain America: The First Avenger" (2011)
When: Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra
When: Nov. 16, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Kamal A. Mansour Visiting Professor Lectureship: Public Reporting of Surgical Outcomes
When: Nov. 17, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Inclusive Classrooms: Isolation and Otherness in the Classroom
When: Nov. 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Augmentation, Reduction or Lift: Breast Surgery Live Chat
When: Nov. 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Tristan and After
When: Nov. 17, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Dance Company: "Near and Far"
When: Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $15; $12 discount category members; $8 students
 
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The Mousetrap
When: Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building, Black Box Theatre
Admission: Free
 
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