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Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016
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PUBLIC HEALTH
Emory scientists rush to solve the mysteries of Zika
Emory public health experts are among the scientists rushing to understand the effects of the Zika virus and how to stop it from spreading.

 

COMMUNITY
Join EmoryThanks to show gratitude to donors
On Thursday, students, faculty and staff are invited to stop by 10 EmoryThanks locations, including the main event at Asbury Circle, to write notes and take photos and videos thanking donors for their support.

 

POLITICS
Post-election roundtable to examine minority voting, limits of polls
On Friday, Nov. 18, Emory's James Weldon Johnson Institute hosts an exploration of minority voting behavior and the limitations of polls and other predictive models in the 2016 presidential election.

 

PREPAREDNESS
Free safety app now available to Emory community
Emory introduces LiveSafe, a free app available to the entire Emory community to help streamline emergency communication and enhance personal safety.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory College dean search launched
President Claire E. Sterk, with support from Interim Provost Stuart Zola, has charged a search advisory committee to begin the process of selecting the next dean of Emory College of Arts and Sciences.

 

THEOLOGY
Moltmann conference brings scholars together to explore 'Unfinished Worlds'
Candler School of Theology hosted world-renowned German theologian Jürgen Moltmann for "Unfinished Worlds: Jürgen Moltmann at 90," a conference focusing on issues of contemporary theology, the contemporary church and the contemporary world.

 

HUMANITIES
Course, symposium examine impact of how Shakespeare's plays are performed
As Emory hosts the First Folio, English professor Sheila Cavanagh's students are exploring the implications of different approaches to performing the Bard's plays. A symposium this week also examines Shakespeare and accessibility.
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Photo Gallery
 
Emory observes Veterans Day
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The Emory Veterans Association hosted the university's annual Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. at the flagpole on the Quad. View more photos from the event.
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Take Note
 
Pay attention to weather alerts as smoke from wildfires spreads in Georgia
Pay attention to weather alerts as smoke from wildfires spreads in Georgia

Emory endowment earns 1.9 percent in fiscal year 2016
Emory endowment earns 1.9 percent in fiscal year 2016

Take a pledge to support the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 17
Take a pledge to support the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 17

Emory Johns Creek Hospital partners with community pharmacy to improve transition of care for patients
Emory Johns Creek Hospital partners with community pharmacy to improve transition of care for patients
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Emory Insider: Giving
 
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Giving back:  Emory Community Giving, the employee charitable giving program of Emory University and Emory Healthcare, offers easy ways to donate to 10 charitable partners that support more than 500 nonprofit groups addressing health, community and environmental needs.
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In The News
 
What does Donald Trump need for a successful presidency? Bureaucrats.

 

What does Donald Trump need for a successful presidency? Bureaucrats.
Nov. 14 |  Josh McCrain |  Washington Post

From populist wave to the White House: Deep American divisions and the transition ahead

 

From populist wave to the White House: Deep American divisions and the transition ahead
Nov. 10 |  Andra Gillespie |  NPR

Georgia Republican could be at center of effort to undo Obamacare

 

Georgia Republican could be at center of effort to undo Obamacare
Nov. 10 |  Kenneth Thorpe |  Atlanta Journal Constitution

How to cope with fall sleep shortage

 

How to cope with fall sleep shortage
Nov. 10 |  Ann Rogers |  WAGA-TV
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Featured Events
 
Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra

 

Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra
The symphony and junior chamber orchestras perform works by Holst, Rossini, Tchaikovsky, Borodin and more.
When: Nov. 16, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Caregiver Connection Open House

 

Caregiver Connection Open House
Learn about the variety of benefits and services that can help employees who serve as caregivers for adult loved ones.
When: Nov. 18, 11:00 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road Building, Room 1.432
Admission: Free
Atlanta Music Festival Gala Concert

 

Atlanta Music Festival Gala Concert
Hear opera stars Jessye Norman and Timothy Miller along with the Vega String Quartet, the Spelman and Morehouse Glee Clubs, the Meridian Chorale and historian Taylor Branch.
When: Nov. 18, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $25 general admission; $18 students
 
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Canvas 101
When: Nov. 16, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
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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The Future of America
When: Nov. 16, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Bowden Hall, Room 323
Admission: Free
 
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The Great American Novel
When: Nov. 16, 4:30 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
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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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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Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: Nov. 17, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Nov. 17, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Brooks Commons
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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WASH Benefits Study: Results and Reflection
When: Nov. 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Discussion: #FeesMustFall
When: Nov. 17, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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Impact of the Recent Elections on Public Health
When: Nov. 17, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Rita Anne Rollins Room
Admission: Free
 
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The Obligations of Freed People in Early Roman Greece
When: Nov. 17, 4:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 200
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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Climate Change and Coral Reefs: Global Challenges and Caribbean Perspectives
When: Nov. 17, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Atwood Hall, Room 316
Admission: Free
 
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Center for AIDS Research Network Science Club
When: Nov. 17, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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3D Modeling 101
When: Nov. 17, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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Asthma 2016: Beyond the Guidelines
When: Nov. 17, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center, Oak Amphitheatre
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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Theater performance: "The Mousetrap"
When: Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building, Black Box Theatre
Admission: Free
 
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Literature is Alive @ Emory: Q&A with Women Writers
When: Nov. 18, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Kemp Malone Library, Callaway N30
Admission: Free
 
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Literature is Alive @ Emory: Innovative Women's Writing
When: Nov. 18, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble @ Emory, Oxford Road Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Black Queer Poetics: Affirming Self, Spirit and Sexuality
When: Nov. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Brian Eno's "Music for Airports": The Nature of Ambient Music
When: Nov. 21, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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