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Thursday, March 16, 2017
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MILESTONE
Emory celebrates 100 years of women of excellence
A century after Eleonore Raoul was admitted to Emory's School of Law, becoming one of the university's first female graduates, Emory commemorates the lives of women who have trail-blazed, made an impact and broken barriers for education and equality.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory responds to travel bans with community-building, support
Emory's International Student and Scholar Services is working with colleagues across the university to provide information and support to those impacted by President Trump's executive orders on immigration.

 

RESEARCH
Single sport focus before age 12 poses injury risk in young athletes
A study conducted by Emory Sports Medicine physician Neeru Jayanthi recommends that young athletes should not specialize in sports before age 12 or train more hours per week than their age.

 

NUTRITION
Colorful Choices Challenge encourages rainbow of healthy food
Emory's Colorful Choices nutrition challenge is back, with registration open until March 24. Participants track their daily intake of fruits and vegetables for the six-week program, starting March 27.

 

THEOLOGY
Preaching conference features public theologian/activist William Barber
Rev. Dr. William Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP and architect of the Moral Monday protest movement, will give the keynote address at Candler School of Theology's Bandy Preaching Conference next week.

 

ACTIVITIES
'Be a Warrior' as Emory observes Social Justice Week
Emory's College Council hosts Social Justice Week with a diverse slate of events, including this year's "State of Race" featuring Saturday Night Live cast member Sasheer Zamata.

EVENTS
Tibet Week returns with focus on contemporary Tibetan culture
"Tibetan Culture in the 21st Century" is the theme of this year's Tibet Week, set for March 20-25 with daily events including discussions, meditation and the traditional mandala sand painting.
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Take Note
 
Hungry Games carnival aims to fight food insecurity on campus
Hungry Games carnival aims to fight food insecurity on campus

Emory University Hospital Midtown named a Coverdell Champion Hospital for stroke care
Emory University Hospital Midtown named a Coverdell Champion Hospital for stroke care

Emory golf defends title at University Athletic Association Championships
Emory golf defends title at University Athletic Association Championships
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Emory Insider: Safety
 
Emory Insider

 

Get a SafeRide on campus: If you are traveling alone on campus after dark, contact SafeRide to get a free shuttle, golf cart, vehicle or walking escort to your destination. The SafeRide service is available for both employees and students from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
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In The News
 
Analysis: What you should know about HIV-associated dementia

 

Analysis: What you should know about HIV-associated dementia
March 15 |  Marcos C. Schechter |  NBC News

A mathematician confronts March Madness

 

A mathematician confronts March Madness
March 15 |  Ken Ono |  New Yorker

A revolutionary genetic experiment is planned for a West African village, if residents agree

 

A revolutionary genetic experiment is planned for a West African village, if residents agree
March 14 |  Jim Lavery |  Scientific American
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Featured Events
 
Bach Birthday Recital

 

Bach Birthday Recital
In this one-hour recital, Emory University Organist Timothy Albrecht performs the 24 Preludes from Well-Tempered Clavier (1722).
When: March 19, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Reading: Tiphanie Yanique, prose writer and poet

 

Reading: Tiphanie Yanique, prose writer and poet
The award-winning author of the novel "Land of Love and Drowning" reads from her works, with a book-signing and reception to follow.
When: March 20, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
Emory Farmers Market

 

Emory Farmers Market
Shop for fresh, local produce, organic and sustainably produced meat, bread, cheese, honey and other artisan products. Open until 3 p.m., weather permitting.
When: March 21, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Elective Affinities / Elective Antipathies: German Art on Its Histories
When: March 17, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Math & Science Center, E300, Planetarium
Admission: Free
 
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Building Your Course Homepage: Graphic Design 101 for Canvas
When: March 17, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Retirement and Taxes: Simple Steps, Powerful Results
When: March 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Men's tennis: Emory vs. Millsaps
When: March 17, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Softball: Emory vs. Lynchburg (double-header)
When: March 17, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Softball Field
Admission: Free
 
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Baseball: Emory vs. Covenant College
When: March 17, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Climate Week Art Exhibition
When: March 17, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Math & Science Center, lobby
Admission: Free
 
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Literature is Alive @ Emory Presents Mike Lala, Janice Lee, Iman Person, Thibault Raoult
When: March 17, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble @ Emory Bookstore
Admission: Free
 
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Men's tennis: Emory vs. Amherst
When: March 18, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Alex Bendenbaugh, baritone; Esther Neibart, soprano; Eric Newell, bass-baritone
When: March 18, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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St. Lawrence String Quartet with Pedja Muzijevic, piano
When: March 18, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $45; $36 discount category members; $5 Emory students
 
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Softball: Emory vs. Centre College (double-header)
When: March 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Softball Field
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Science Festival: Critter Crawl
When: March 19, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Quad
Admission: Free
 
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From Canaanite Stronghold to Solomonic Fortress: The History of Late Bronze and Iron Age Gezer
When: March 19, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Music and Poetry of Sidney Lanier: The Land, the People and Providence
When: March 19, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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The Third Rail: Race and American Public Transportation Advocacy
When: March 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Tibet Week Opening Ceremony
When: March 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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In Search of Home: Tibetan Migration in Diaspora
When: March 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Feminist Inclusion and Exclusion: Why Intersectionality Matters and How We Put It to Use
When: March 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting Your Child with Special Needs: Summer Action Planning
When: March 21, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas Light: Announcements, Files, Home Page
When: March 21, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Colloquium: Tiphanie Yanique, prose writer and poet
When: March 21, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Kemp-Malone Library
Admission: Free
 
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Long and Dangerous Journey Campus Tour with University Historian
When: March 21, 5:15 p.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle, flagpole
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Science Festival: It's About Time
When: March 21, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Science Building lobby
Admission: Free
 
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Tibet in the 21st Century: The Middle Way Approach
When: March 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Can Math Help Save Democracy? Partisan Gerrymandering and the Supreme Court
When: March 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Last Enemy" (2000)
When: March 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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Creative Modes of Resistance in German Feminist Protest Cultures
When: March 23, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Learning to Live with Derrida and Levinas
When: March 23, 4:15 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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In a Glass Darkly: Jesuit Advice for a Mughal Prince
When: March 23, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Bandy Preaching Conference keynote: Rev. Dr. William Barber
When: March 23, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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