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HONORS
Two Emory students receive prestigious Marshall Scholarship
Two of Emory's Woodruff Scholars, Noam Kantor and Emilia Truluck, are among 32 U.S. students selected as Marshall Scholars, out of 947 applicants. The scholarship covers up to two years of postgraduate studies in the United Kingdom.

 

MILESTONE
Jewish studies celebrates 40 years at Emory
Established in 1976, Emory's Jewish studies program is a model for interdisciplinary scholarship. Known as the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies since 1999, the program marks its 40th anniversary with a series of events Dec. 4.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Umstead earns inaugural Kharen Fulton Diversity Graduate Award
MaKendra Umstead, a PhD student in cancer biology, has been awarded the first Kharen Fulton Diversity Graduate Award, a tribute to Laney Graduate School's longtime director of recruitment, diversity and admissions.

 

COMMUNITY
Quilt on the Quad to honor lives lost to AIDS
On World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, Emory hosts the nation's largest collegiate display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, along with a series of campus events intended to build awareness of HIV/AIDS.

 

SUSTAINABILITY
Experts outline top 10 policies needed now to protect pollinators
"If you enjoyed a bountiful Thanksgiving Day dinner, give thanks to pollinators," says Emory biologist Berry Brosi, who helped develop a list of policies needed to reverse the decline of pollinators crucial to the world's food supply.

 

OBITUARY
Dana White remembered as dedicated professor, historian
A noted Atlanta historian and professor of American studies, Dana White served Emory for nearly 50 years as a teacher, scholar, administrator and library curator.

RESEARCH
Toddlers with autism don't avoid eye contact, but do miss its significance
A new study conducted by researchers at Marcus Autism Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and Emory University School of Medicine helps put to rest a longstanding controversy and question about children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
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Take Note
 
Campus events welcome the holiday season with music and more
Campus events welcome the holiday season with music and more

Two Emory psychiatrists receive Faculty Innovation in Education Awards
Two Emory psychiatrists receive Faculty Innovation in Education Awards

Emory Law advances to National Moot Court Competition
Emory Law advances to National Moot Court Competition

Dec. 9 discussion outlines early intervention strategies for young children
Dec. 9 discussion outlines early intervention strategies for young children
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In The News
 
The risks of normalizing the so-called alt-right

 

The risks of normalizing the so-called alt-right
Nov. 27 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  NPR

Emory assistant professor tells of 2006 meeting with Fidel Castro

 

Emory assistant professor tells of 2006 meeting with Fidel Castro
Nov. 26 |  Dabney P. Evans |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

11 silent signs of sepsis you need to know

 

11 silent signs of sepsis you need to know
Nov. 22 |  Craig Coopersmith |  Reader's Digest
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Featured Events
 
WaterHub Tours

 

WaterHub Tours
Explore Emory's innovative water reclamation facility with student-led tours.
When: Nov. 30, 2:00 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
AntiquiTea: Shakespeare's Sonnets and Poems

 

AntiquiTea: Shakespeare's Sonnets and Poems
Enjoy tea and scones as graduate student Justin Shaw investigates Shakespeare's use of classical sources in his poetry.
When: Dec. 1, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

 

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
A beloved Emory tradition, this candlelit service features choral music and readings, with additional performances on Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
When: Dec. 2, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $20; $15 discount categories; $5 students
 
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Canvas 101
When: Nov. 30, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Advent Organ Recital
When: Nov. 30, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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Nov.
 
"Maintain, Don't Gain" Walking Group
When: Nov. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve
Admission: Free
 
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Nov.
 
Film screening: "The Peanuts Movie" (2015)
When: Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
3D Modeling 101
When: Dec. 1, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
02
Dec.
 
Chamber Music Concert: Eugene Skovorodnikov, pianist
When: Dec. 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
02
Dec.
 
Oxford Chorale Seasonal and Holiday Music
When: Dec. 2, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Chapel
Admission: $5
 
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Dec.
 
Dance: Fieldwork Showcase
When: Dec. 4, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $7
 
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Dec.
 
Healthy Transitions: Planning for Retirement
When: Dec. 5, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Miller-Ward Alumni House, Governor's Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Michael Witmore, Folger Shakespeare Library: "The Wonder of Will"
When: Dec. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Natasha Trethewey, Kevin Young and Jericho Brown: "The Bard and Poetry"
When: Dec. 5, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Dance Oxford
When: Dec. 5, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
06
Dec.
 
Emory Farmers Market
When: Dec. 6, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Louis de Corail, Consul General of France: Current Affairs in the Middle East, Africa and Europe
When: Dec. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Career Webinar: Breaking into a Career in Tech
When: Dec. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Financial Wellness: Holiday Budgeting
When: Dec. 7, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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