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Thursday, March 2, 2017
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COLLABORATION
Atlanta Braves and Emory Healthcare announce partnership
The Atlanta Braves and Emory Healthcare have announced a new medical partnership that names Emory Healthcare as the official team health care provider of the Atlanta Braves.

 

INNOVATION
Emory receives grant to support advancement in humanities doctoral education
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Emory $1.5 million over five years to expand professional competencies and integrate public scholarship into humanities doctoral training, as well as graduate teaching and research endeavors, at the Laney Graduate School.

 

RESEARCH
Protein misfolding may kick-start chemical evolution
Alzheimer's disease, and other neurodegenerative conditions involving abnormal folding of proteins, may help explain the emergence of life, according to researchers from Emory and Georgia Tech.

 

SPORTS
Men's tennis wins ITA National Indoor Championship
The Eagles defeated the University of Chicago on Sunday to win the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Indoor Championship for the second year in row.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory's Greek community grows with new, returning chapters
Emory's Greek community welcomed two new chapters in the last year, including the university's first Latino fraternity. Five more Greek organizations are scheduled to return by 2019, setting a record for sororities and fraternities on campus.

HISTORY
Carlos Museum exhibition shows how a hidden Greece was revealed
For 400 years, Greece was a conquered nation ruled by a hostile force. An exhibition at the Carlos Museum shows how intrepid travelers revealed its treasures of art and architecture, which influenced European nations and the United States.
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Take Note
 
Section of Clifton Road closed this weekend for construction
Section of Clifton Road closed this weekend for construction

Emory Johns Creek Hospital to host blood drive on Monday for Red Cross Month
Emory Johns Creek Hospital to host blood drive on Monday for Red Cross Month

Emory College sociology professor Bin Xu named Public Intellectuals Fellow
Emory College sociology professor Bin Xu named Public Intellectuals Fellow

Emory lawyers win religious freedom appeals court ruling
Emory lawyers win religious freedom appeals court ruling
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
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Dining during spring break: Campus dining facilities will operate on a modified schedule from Friday, March 3, through Sunday, March 12. Check out the spring break schedule to find out which venues will be open and their hours of operation.
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In The News
 
Trump's speech: How'd he do?

 

Trump's speech: How'd he do?
March 1 |  Mark Bauerlein |  CNN

Analysis: After a hostile takeover, it's Trump's party now

 

Analysis: After a hostile takeover, it's Trump's party now
March 1 |  Andra Gillespie |  WXIA-TV

'Wild Nights' offers a history of sleep (and sleeplessness)

 

'Wild Nights' offers a history of sleep (and sleeplessness)
March 1 |  Benjamin Reiss |  New York Times

Monks take days to build a mandala at Oxford, then destroy it in hours

 

Monks take days to build a mandala at Oxford, then destroy it in hours
March 1 |  Eve Mullen |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Featured Events
 
Atlanta Master Chorale: Shades and Hues

 

Atlanta Master Chorale: Shades and Hues
Experience a journey through a kaleidoscope of color in this program of music about the living beauty that surrounds us.
When: March 4, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $20; $15 discount categories; $10 students
Atlanta Science Festival: Astronaut Mark Kelly

 

Atlanta Science Festival: Astronaut Mark Kelly
Launch rockets on the lawn starting at 5:30 p.m., then hear Kelly's speech kicking off the Atlanta Science Festival at 7 p.m.
When: March 14, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $12 in advance; $8 kids ages 12 and under; $15 at the door
WaterHub Tour

 

WaterHub Tour
Get a behind-the-scenes look at Emory's innovative WaterHub. The student-led tours are popular and fill up fast.
When: March 15, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Emory WaterHub, Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Donations to World Relief
When: March 3, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Third Floor Lobby
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
A Multisensory Internal Model of Gravity and its Role in Spatial Orientation
When: March 3, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Whitehead Biomedical Research Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
03
March
 
To Write or to Draw? Discussion of Readability Versus Visuality in Postwar Japanese Avant-garde Calligraphy
When: March 3, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Candler School of Theology's Black Student Caucus 9th Annual Heritage Ball
When: March 3, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall
Admission: $25 individual; $150 8-guest table
 
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Softball: Emory vs. Christopher Newport, double header
When: March 4, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Softball Field
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Oglethorpe
When: March 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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The Forced Marriage of Health and Human Rights Issues in the 21st Century
When: March 7, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium and Plaza
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Baseball: Emory vs. Piedmont College
When: March 12, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
13
March
 
Sex Tourism in Bahia: Ambiguous Entanglements
When: March 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Moving Content From Blackboard to Canvas
When: March 13, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Concert: Christopher Paul Stelling, acoustic guitar
When: March 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Canvas 101
When: March 14, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Hospital-based Hand Washing with Soap and Water Treatment Intervention to Reduce Cholera
When: March 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Conceiving Deafness: The Power of Narrative
When: March 14, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Winship Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
The Evolution of Human Sleep
When: March 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Comfort Women"
When: March 14, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: Russian Revolutionary Poetry
When: March 14, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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How Early Travelers to Greece Viewed the Parthenon
When: March 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Exhibition Galleries
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
2017 Hamilton E. Holmes MD Memorial Lecture: "Healing in the Land is More Than a Slogan"
When: March 15, 5:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Wedding Doll" (2015)
When: March 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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