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Thursday, April 6, 2017
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TEACHING
Emory has IDEAS to bolster its liberal arts education
A unique Emory College fellowship program is building an intellectual community of undergraduates who are leading fellow students in how to bridge disciplines and make sense of their education as they head off into the world.

 

HONORS
Medical faculty recognized by their Emory peers on Doctors' Day
In the run-up to Doctors' Day, Emory School of Medicine sent out a call for nominations for doctors who go above and beyond. A flood of nominations came in and after review, a final group was recognized March 30.

 

ACTIVITIES
April: 10 things to do for $10 or less
There's still plenty to do at Emory in the final weeks leading up to the end of the academic year. Check out these 10 options ranging from entertaining to enlightening, all for $10 or less.

 

LEADERSHIP
Kloss named chief of staff for Emory president
For more than a decade, Michael Kloss has been the guiding force behind Emory's highest-profile events. Now he is bringing his leadership and organizational skills to a new role as chief of staff for the Office of the President.

 

INSIGHT
Students organize conference to explore disability and the humanities
"I've learned the humanities can provide the framework to understand people and the experience of illness," says Somnath Das, who is organizing an April 11 conference on health humanities.

RESEARCH
How babies see faces: fMRI opens window into infants' minds
Emory psychologist Daniel Dilks finds the first neural evidence that basic mechanisms for face and place recognition are in place in infancy.
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Swoop unveiled at the Emory Conference Center Hotel
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Swoop, the university's official mascot, visited the Emory Conference Center Hotel for the unveiling of his likeness. The new life-sized Swoop statue welcomes guests as they arrive in the hotel lobby.
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Take Note
 
Becker's Hospital Review names Emory University Hospital in '100 Great Hospitals in America' list
Becker's Hospital Review names Emory University Hospital in '100 Great Hospitals in America' list

Emory's Black Law Students Association wins National Chapter of the Year
Emory's Black Law Students Association wins National Chapter of the Year

Earth Day Water Symposium & Career Expo set for April 13
Earth Day Water Symposium & Career Expo set for April 13
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
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Ticket discounts: Current and retired Emory faculty and staff are eligible for discounts of 20 to 50 percent on Arts at Emory events. Call the box office at 404-727-5050 to purchase tickets at your special price.
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In The News
 
Treating depression is guesswork. Psychiatrists are beginning to crack the code.

 

Treating depression is guesswork. Psychiatrists are beginning to crack the code.
April 4 |  W. Edward Craighead and Helen Mayberg |  Vox

Gorsuch nomination: 'Likely' that nuclear option invoked

 

Gorsuch nomination: 'Likely' that nuclear option invoked
April 3 |  Andra Gillespie |  CNBC

Repeal of Obamacare is back, and seniors risk being the biggest losers

 

Repeal of Obamacare is back, and seniors risk being the biggest losers
April 2 |  Kenneth E. Thorpe |  Fortune
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Featured Events
 
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
Theater Emory: "Ravished"

 

Theater Emory: "Ravished"
Experience the dark side of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with performances through April 9.
When: April 8, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mary Gray Munroe Theater
Admission: $22; $18 discount categories; $6 students
2017 Goodrich C. White Lecture and Reading: Junot Diaz

 

2017 Goodrich C. White Lecture and Reading: Junot Diaz
The Pulitzer-winning author of "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" will give a talk and read from his works.
When: April 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Inspired Performance
When: April 7, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Oxford College, Library and Academic Commons
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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Rule of Law and Lawlessness in Putin's Russia: A Foreign Lawyer's View
When: April 7, 1:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 111
Admission: Free
 
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Translation and World Literature
When: April 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Kemp Malone Library
Admission: Free
 
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Softball: Emory vs. Brandeis (double-header)
When: April 7, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Softball Field
Admission: Free
 
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Women's tennis: Emory vs. Sewanee
When: April 7, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Play: "Fair Em" by Oxford Ensemble of Shakespearean Artists
When: April 7, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Oxford Student 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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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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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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Oxford Instrumental Ensemble Concert
When: April 10, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Graphic Design 101 for Canvas
When: April 11, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: April 11, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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"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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Meet the Editors and Agent: Public panel discussion
When: April 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Winship Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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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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Canvas Assignments
When: April 12, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Mabele Na Biso" ("Our Land") and conversation with director Petna Ndaliko Katondolo
When: April 12, 4:15 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 112
Admission: Free
 
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Envision Emory: Innovative Use of Rapidly Developing Technologies
When: April 12, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Mathematics and Science Center
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Family Time" (2012)
When: April 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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Surgery in the New Millennium: Can We Honor the Past and Create a Substantial Future?
When: April 13, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: April 13, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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Emory's Unique Partnerships Supporting Digital Scholarship
When: April 13, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Exploring Sleep as a Mediator between Ethnic/Racial Discrimination and Adolescent Academic and Psychosocial Outcomes
When: April 13, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Congology: Ray Lema and the Politics of Central African Music
When: April 13, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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Plays Well With Others: David Heath Lecture in Modern + Contemporary Art
When: April 13, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Black Art Salon at the Edge of the Universe
When: April 13, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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