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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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MILESTONE
Undergraduate admission applications soar to record high
Applications for Emory University's undergraduate programs have hit an all-time high, with a record-breaking total applicant pool of 24,114 students seeking to join the Class of 2021, an increase of 19 percent over last year.

 

COLLABORATION
Delta Air Lines Foundation sponsors leadership initiative at Goizueta Business School
A $3.5 million gift from the Delta Air Lines Foundation to Goizueta Business School will endow the newly renamed Delta Leadership Coaching Fellows Program, an experiential and peer-to-peer education initiative.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory Law Dean Robert Schapiro to return to faculty
Emory Law Dean Robert Schapiro has announced his decision to return to the faculty after his term as dean concludes this summer.

 

ARTS
'Ravished' reimagines the dark side of Shakespeare's popular comedy
"Ravished," Theater Emory's final production of its 2016-2017 Year of Shakespeare, takes the nasty bits of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and sets them in an urban, industrial forest where characters collide and lose themselves.

 

INSPIRATION
TEDxEmory speakers to display 'magic' of innovation, activism
"Do You Believe in Magic?" is the theme of TEDxEmory's 7th annual conference, slated for Saturday, April 1, in the Woodruff Health Sciences Center auditorium.

 

COMMUNITY
'Memorial Drive' event explores site-specific dance in Atlanta
Atlanta has a long tradition of site-specific dance, a genre drawing inspiration from locale. Featuring a panel of dance experts, "Memorial Drive: Site-Specific Dance in Atlanta" is set for Thursday, April 6.

RESEARCH
Brain scans may help clinicians choose between talk therapy and medication treatment for depression
Specific patterns of activity on brain scans may help clinicians identify whether psychotherapy or antidepressant medication is more likely to help patients recover, according to research led by Helen Mayberg, professor of psychiatry, neurology and radiology.
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Chemistry Carnival and "Physics Live!"
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Atlanta Science Festival fans came to campus March 24 for "Physics Live!" and the Chemistry Carnival, featuring Emory faculty and students leading demonstrations and games designed to dazzle kids from kindergarten through high school.
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Take Note
 
Registration for Colorful Choices nutrition challenge extended to April 2
Registration for Colorful Choices nutrition challenge extended to April 2

Presentation will examine 'Sex Talk in the University: Academic Freedom and the Law'
Presentation will examine 'Sex Talk in the University: Academic Freedom and the Law'

Emory Johns Creek Hospital to hold free driver safety tests for community
Emory Johns Creek Hospital to hold free driver safety tests for community
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
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Free museum admission: Enjoy the special exhibits and impressive permanent collections at the Michael C. Carlos Museum. Faculty, staff and students are always admitted free with ID. The museum is also offering 100 free admission days for the public leading up to its centennial in 2019.
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In The News
 
Agency follows a uniquely American way of funding arts

 

Agency follows a uniquely American way of funding arts
March 27 |  Mark Bauerlein |  New York Times

Why do we make children sleep alone?

 

Why do we make children sleep alone?
March 24 |  Benjamin Reiss |  LA Times

Jews shocked that suspect in Jewish center threats is one of their own

 

Jews shocked that suspect in Jewish center threats is one of their own
March 24 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  USA Today
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Featured Events
 
Canvas 101

 

Canvas 101
Learn how to set up courses in Emory's new learning management system and use its features for your class.
When: March 30, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Barenaked Voices: Emory Student A Cappella Celebration

 

Barenaked Voices: Emory Student A Cappella Celebration
Emory's student a cappella groups perform their annual benefit for the Emory Counseling Center Helpline and Active Minds.
When: March 30, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $5
Softball: Emory vs. Washington University (double header)

 

Softball: Emory vs. Washington University (double header)
Cheer on the Eagles as they take on the Washington University Bears. The second game begins at 3 p.m.
When: April 1, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Softball Field
Admission: Free
 
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Looking Outward: Reframing Jewish Studies
When: March 29, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Room E338
Admission: Free
 
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Who Is Christ for Us Today? God Crucified?
When: March 29, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Korean Culture Fair
When: March 29, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Seed Starting Workshop
When: March 29, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Outdoor amphitheater by the School of Medicine
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "In Satmar Custody" (2003)
When: March 29, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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Sex Bias in Biomedical Research
When: March 30, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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The Philosophers' Ship: The Postrevolutionary Voyage Continues
When: March 30, 1:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Softball: Emory vs. DePauw (double header)
When: March 30, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Softball Field
Admission: Free
 
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The Disruptive Force of Endangered Language Documentation on Linguistics and Beyond
When: March 30, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Poetry reading: Yusef Komunyakaa
When: March 30, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Stuart A. Rose Library
Admission: Free
 
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Appropriate Whiteness in the Age of Trump
When: March 30, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Room P01
Admission: Free
 
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Benjamin Reiss: "How Taming Sleep Created Our Restless World"
When: March 30, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble @ Emory
Admission: Free
 
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South Korean Popular Culture Before and After Democracy
When: March 30, 5:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 103
Admission: Free
 
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2017 Emory Water Film Series: "Thirst"
When: March 30, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Munich '72 and Beyond: A Film of Redemption, a Monument of Remembrance"
When: March 30, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Theater performance: "Ravished"
When: March 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mary Gray Munroe Theater
Admission: $22; $18 discount categories; $6 students
 
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Making Sense of Islam in the Contemporary World: Themes and Critical Reflections
When: March 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Graphic Design 102 for Canvas
When: March 31, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Emory's Young Artists
When: March 31, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Hangeul Party: A Korean Calligraphy Event
When: March 31, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Brooks Commons
Admission: Free
 
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Literature is Alive @ Emory Presents: A.H. Jerriod Avant, Sean D. Henry-Smith, Nabila Lovelace
When: March 31, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble @ Emory Bookstore
Admission: Free
 
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RespectCon 2017
When: April 1, 7:30 a.m.
Where: Emory Hotel and Conference Center
Admission: $30 students; $75 Emory employees; $105 non-Emory attendees
 
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TEDxEmory 2017
When: April 1, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Auditorium
Admission: $25; free for Emory students
 
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Korea Culture Night
When: April 1, 3:00 p.m.
Where: WHSCAB, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Senior Violin Recital
When: April 1, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
Admission: Free
 
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Poetry reading: Alice Oswald, "Falling Awake"
When: April 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Kabir Singers
When: April 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Fear, Death, Faith and Trust: Muslims and Christians Fighting Ebola Together in Sierra Leone
When: April 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Rollins School of Public Health, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas Light: Announcements, Files, Home Page
When: April 4, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: April 4, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Center for Faculty Development and Excellence: Connect with Research
When: April 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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The Many Faces of Global Multi-Faith Responses to Ebola
When: April 4, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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National Walking Day
When: April 5, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Various
Admission: Free
 
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