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Thursday, March 30, 2017
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TEACHING
University Course offers timely exploration of global security, leadership
This semester's class on 'Global Security and Leadership in a Complex World' brings speakers with real-world experience along with issues as current as the day's headlines.

 

HEALTH
Schizophrenia-associated gene research funded by $3.1 million NIH grant
Researchers at Emory University are embarking on a study of 3q29 deletion syndrome, a genetic mutation associated with a 40-fold increased risk for schizophrenia and a range of other neuropsychiatric conditions.

 

COMMUNITY
RespectCon addresses sexual assault prevention through social justice
Sexual Assault Awareness Month kicks off at Emory with RespectCon 2017, which blends sexual violence prevention and social justice. Speakers include diversity trainer Chimi Boyd-Keyes.

 

LECTURE
Philosopher Naomi Zack to discuss new theory of racial justice
Philosopher Naomi Zack will discuss "Applicative Justice, Race and Mixed Race" for Emory's annual James Weldon Johnson Distinguished Lecture, set for Thursday, April 6.

 

LITERATURE
Author Junot Diaz to speak at Emory
Acclaimed writer Junot Diaz will address a range of topics as this year's Goodrich C. White Lecturer on Wednesday, April 12, in the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts.

 

PERSPECTIVE
SNL's Zamata talks racism in Social Justice Week speech
Delivering the keynote "State of Race" address for Emory's Social Justice Week, "Saturday Night Live's" Sasheer Zamata says we need to push beyond our discomfort and talk about racism.

 

TRADITIONS
Take off for Dooley's Galaxy to celebrate Emory's campus spirit
"Dooley's Galaxy: Where the Afterlife Is Out of This World" is the theme of this year's Dooley's Week, the beloved Emory student tradition honoring the university's unofficial mascot. Events begin Monday.

LEADERSHIP
President Jimmy Carter to discuss human rights in today's world
Jimmy Carter, Emory University Distinguished Professor and 39th president of the United States, will give the Centennial David J. Bederman Lecture at Emory Law on April 6. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
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Greeks Go Green Vegetarian Chili Cook-Off
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Students in Emory's Greek organizations faced off against chefs from Emory Dining on March 25 for the final rounds of the first annual Greeks Go Green vegetarian chili cook-off.

Earth Month Festival
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April is Earth Month, so Emory got off to an early start with the Earth Month Festival, held March 28 at Asbury Circle and the Cox Hall Bridge.
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Take Note
 
April 5 panel discussion, reception celebrate 100 years of women at Emory
April 5 panel discussion, reception celebrate 100 years of women at Emory

WorkLife Resource Center to host workshop on bullying
WorkLife Resource Center to host workshop on bullying

Isakov selected for panel developing EMS Agenda 2050
Isakov selected for panel developing EMS Agenda 2050
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Emory Insider: Support
 
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Join Emory colleagues for National Walking Day: Wednesday, April 5, is National Walking Day, with 30-minute walks scheduled for more than two dozen Emory University and Emory Healthcare locations. New for this year, you can also help others by donating sneakers at a variety of campus sites. Employees who attend a walk and donate shoes will have a chance to win prizes, including new athletic shoes!
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In The News
 
Adoption law update lingers on Georgia lawmakers' last day

 

Adoption law update lingers on Georgia lawmakers' last day
March 30 |  Melissa Carter |  Associated Press

Using social media in nursing

 

Using social media in nursing
March 30 |  David Schweidel |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

More women with breast cancer opt to remove healthy breast

 

More women with breast cancer opt to remove healthy breast
March 29 |  Emory University |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
Theater performance: "Ravished"

 

Theater performance: "Ravished"
Theater Emory reimagines the dark side of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream."
When: March 31, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mary Gray Munroe Theater
Admission: $22; $18 discount categories; $6 students
500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

 

500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation
This two-day conference explores the Protestant Reformation's transformation of theology, art, politics, economics and law.
When: April 3, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
Jazz on the Green

 

Jazz on the Green
Celebrate National Jazz Appreciation Month with outdoor performances by Emory Jazz Ensembles.
When: April 6, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Patterson Green, Goizueta Business School
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
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
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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April
 
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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April
 
Play: "The Vagina Monologues" by Eve Ensler
When: April 1, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Tarbutton Performing Arts Center
Admission: $5 donation
 
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April
 
Korea Culture Night
When: April 1, 3:00 p.m.
Where: WHSCAB, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Senior Violin Recital: Michael Crawford
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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April
 
Excavating Kush
When: April 2, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Concert and lecture: Cloe Gentile
When: April 2, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Paulo Gualdi, piano
When: April 2, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Choral conducting: Hyejung Jun
When: April 2, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Public Relations for a New Public: How Tenants, Civil Rights Organizations and African American Politicians Shaped a New Image of Public Housing
When: April 3, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
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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April
 
Curating Contemporary African Art
When: April 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Canvas Light: Announcements, Files, Home Page
When: April 4, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Emory Farmers Market
When: April 4, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
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 Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Sex Talk in the University: Academic Freedom and the Law
When: April 4, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Peace Lessons from Northern Ireland
When: April 5, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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China's "One Belt, One Road" Initiative and its Implications for Sino-African Relations
When: April 5, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Rita Anne Rollins Room
Admission: Free
 
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Educated=Empowered: 100 Years of Emory Women as Change-Makers
When: April 5, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Lord Elgin and His Artistic Mission
When: April 5, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Jerusalem Is Proud to Present" (2007)
When: April 5, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
AntiquiTea: Lord Bryon
When: April 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Applicative Justice, Race and Mixed Race
When: April 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
The 24 Filial Paragons in China: Forms and Capacities, Hierarchies of Power
When: April 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Memorial Drive: Site-Specific Dance in Atlanta
When: April 6, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Gallery talk and film screening: Noble Marbles, Enter Dionysus and "Medea" (1969)
When: April 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Exhibition Galleries
Admission: Free
 
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