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Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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INSPIRATION
Small world, big impact: Emory Global Health Institute aids those in need
Founded 10 years ago, Emory Global Health Institute is a university-wide organization comprising 200 faculty members representing every college across campus with the expertise to create lasting global change.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory joins second amicus brief against President Trump's executive order on immigration
Emory University has joined 30 other universities around the country in filing an amicus brief opposing President Trump's second executive order restricting immigration.

 

LEADERSHIP
Search for Emory's next provost narrows to select group of finalists
The search for Emory's next provost and executive vice president of academic affairs has narrowed a highly competitive field of promising candidates to a small group of finalists who visited campus over recent weeks.

 

HEALTH
Spring allergy season is here: Q&A with an Emory allergist
With spring allergy season well underway, Emory Healthcare allergist Marissa Shams demonstrates how to properly use a nasal steroid spray and discusses when to see an allergist, what to expect and the purpose of allergy shots.

 

SUPPORT
Financial Literacy Month offers events, new online program
For Financial Literacy Month, Emory students and alumni can join Salt, a new online tool that promotes financial literacy, and attend an array of campus events.

 

EVENTS
April arts events feature Theaster Gates, recitals, family favorites
This month's calendar includes spring recitals from several Emory arts groups, including the Emory Dance Company performing "What Once Was," featuring work from seven student choreographers.
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Photo Galleries
 
The last DUC Day
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The Emory community gathered Friday, March 31, to celebrate the very last DUC Day, the annual festival at the Dobbs University Center. The facility will be replaced by the new Campus Life Center.

Dooley's Week blasts off
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Bad weather couldn't dampen the fun as Dooley's Week 2017 got underway Monday with "Blast Off," complete with photos, treats and, of course, an appearance by Emory's resident skeletal spirit. Events continue through Sunday.
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Take Note
 
Submit nominations for new Tenure and Promotion Advisory Committee by April 10
Submit nominations for new Tenure and Promotion Advisory Committee by April 10

'Meet the Editor and Agent' brings publishing experts to campus April 11-12
'Meet the Editor and Agent' brings publishing experts to campus April 11-12

Town hall meetings scheduled for current and prospective OnBase users
Town hall meetings scheduled for current and prospective OnBase users

Emory Heart & Vascular Center opens advanced heart failure clinic in Johns Creek
Emory Heart & Vascular Center opens advanced heart failure clinic in Johns Creek
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Emory Insider: Amenities
 
Emory Insider

 

Go for a swim: Take a dip in the outdoor pool at the Student Activity and Academic Center on the Clairmont Campus. The pool reopened April 1 and is heated to a minimum of 78 degrees. Membership in the SAAC is free for full-time students. Faculty and staff may purchase discount memberships or use the $10 daily walk-up pass.
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In The News
 
On campus, embracing feminism and facing the future

 

On campus, embracing feminism and facing the future
March 31 |  Alexa Dantzler |  New York Times

Effects of Atlanta's overpass collapse will rock Southeast for months

 

Effects of Atlanta's overpass collapse will rock Southeast for months
March 31 |  Tom Smith |  NPR

This Emory student won $100K -- and he's donating it all

 

This Emory student won $100K -- and he's donating it all
March 29 |  Rostam Zafari |  USA Today
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Featured Events
 
National Walking Day

 

National Walking Day
Join a walk and bring sneakers to donate for a chance to win great prizes, including a new pair of shoes from Big Peach ($120 value).
When: April 5, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Various sites and start times around all Emory campuses
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: Goizueta Business School, Patterson Green
Admission: Free
Pajama Concert

 

Pajama Concert
Wear pajamas and bring your stuffed animal to hear nighttime stories performed by the Vega String Quartet.
When: April 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
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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April
 
Local Disaster Medical Operations and First Aid Exercise
When: April 5, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 4001
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
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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The Idea of the Book
When: April 5, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Dutch Hunger Winter: Prenatal Exposure and Long-term Health
When: April 5, 5:30 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
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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April
 
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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April
 
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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Theater Emory: "Ravished"
When: April 5, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mary Gray Munroe Theater
Admission: Pay-what-you-will performance. Full price tickets are $22; $18 discount categories; $6 students
 
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April
 
AntiquiTEA: Lord Bryon and Greece
When: April 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
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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Towards a Literary Aesthetics of Violence: Bolya's La Polyandre and Yasmina Khadra's A quoi revent les loups
When: April 6, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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Georges Bataille's Prehistoric Modernism: Reinventing the Sacred for the 21st Century
When: April 6, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Building, Room 360
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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Digs and Lodging Houses: Literature, Ruins and Survival in Post-War Britain
When: April 7, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Building, Kemp Malone Library
Admission: Free
 
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Ethnic Politics and State Power in Africa
When: April 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Tarbutton Hall, Room 120A
Admission: Free
 
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10th Annual Women's Studies Student Research Symposium
When: April 7, 12:45 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Student Center, Hossain-Kabir Room
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Softball: Emory vs. Brandeis (double-header)
When: April 7, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Softball Field
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Women's tennis: Emory vs. Sewanee
When: April 7, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Wayang Kulit art of Java performance
When: April 7, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free, donations requested
 
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Concert: Derrick Montgomery, trumpet
When: April 7, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Samantha Frishling, soprano
When: April 8, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Emory Chamber Ensembles
When: April 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Annual Service Awards Luncheon
When: April 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Whose Atlanta Studies?: A Black Queer Feminist Intervention
When: April 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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The Right Treatment for the Right Patient (at the Right Time): Precision Medicine Through Treatment Regimes and SMARTs
When: April 10, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Negotiated Truths, Disorienting Encounters: Neoliberal Ethos in a Mexican Psychiatric Hospital
When: April 10, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Oxford Instrumental Ensemble Concert
When: April 10, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Graphic Design 101 for Canvas
When: April 11, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Emory Farmers Market
When: April 11, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
"And There's the Humor of It": Shakespeare and the Four Humors
When: April 11, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Meet the Editors and Agent panel discussion
When: April 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Winship Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
The United States in South Asia: Friends, Foes and Flawed Policies
When: April 11, 4:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Technology and Aging: State of the Science
When: April 11, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Shakespeare and Beethoven
When: April 11, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: $20; free for Emory students
 
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