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Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017
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INSPIRATION
From politics to peanuts, Carter fields questions from Emory students
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, Emory University Distinguished Professor, addresses immigration, global health, human rights and more in the 36th Carter Town Hall.

 

HEALTH
Emory primary care grows with nine new clinics and a clinic expansion
To meet the growing demand of patients in need of primary care providers, Emory Healthcare is expanding its primary care services with the opening of nine new clinics and adding extra providers to a tenth.

 

SCHOLARSHIP
Philosopher examines how sports fandom shapes identity
With football season underway, the mania of American sports fans is on full display. Oxford philosophy professor Erin Tarver's new book, "The I in Team: Sports Fandom and the Reproduction of Identity," takes a deeper look at what it means.

 

ARTS
Theater Emory's new artistic director pushes tradition of innovation
This fall, Theater Emory welcomes Brent Glenn, who aims to reinvigorate the 30-year-old organization into a more outward-facing institution while building on its strong tradition of innovation and new works.

TEACHING
Chemistry synthesizes radical overhaul of undergraduate curriculum
Emory is one of the first major research universities to completely overhaul how it teaches chemistry, from introductory courses to capstone senior seminars. The new curriculum, called Chemistry Unbound, is supported by a $1.2 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
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Take Note
 
Finance Matters workshops return for fall semester
Finance Matters workshops return for fall semester

Panel discussion to focus on teaching international students
Panel discussion to focus on teaching international students

Navicent Health and Emory Healthcare announce surgical partnership
Navicent Health and Emory Healthcare announce surgical partnership
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Emory Insider: Giving
 
Emory Insider

 

Hurricane donations: Help the victims of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma by joining Emory’s donation drive, hosted by the Office of Student Success Services and Programs and the Office of Spiritual and Religious Life. Bring donations to five campus locations by Sept. 21.
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In The News
 
Strange bedfellows: Jimmy Carter defends Trump

 

Strange bedfellows: Jimmy Carter defends Trump
Sept. 14 |  Jimmy Carter |  New York Times

Crack! Boom! After Irma strikes, former AJC reporter gets invaluable assist from her DeKalb neighbors

 

Crack! Boom! After Irma strikes, former AJC reporter gets invaluable assist from her DeKalb neighbors
Sept. 13 |  Michelle Hiskey |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Maryland emergency doctors find new life-saving use in old machine

 

Maryland emergency doctors find new life-saving use in old machine
Sept. 10 |  Rab Subramanian |  Baltimore Sun
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Featured Events
 
Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta: 25th Anniversary Gala Concert and Reception

 

Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta: 25th Anniversary Gala Concert and Reception
Enjoy this showcase featuring violinist William Preucil, the Vega Quartet, tenor Bradley Howard, pianists William Ransom and Elena Cholakova, and more.
When: Sept. 16, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Frankenstein's Creation: Unveiling and Creativity Conversation

 

Frankenstein's Creation: Unveiling and Creativity Conversation
Attend the presentation of an original oil painting by acclaimed artist Ross Rossin, part of the Frankenstein 200th Anniversary Celebration at Emory.
When: Sept. 19, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Film screening: "To Be or Not to Be" (1942)

 

Film screening: "To Be or Not to Be" (1942)
A troupe of Warsaw actors makes a mockery of the Nazis' expansionist regime in this 1942 comedy of disguise.
When: Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Gary Motley Trio
When: Sept. 17, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Iconoclasm and the Confederacy: The Challenge of White Supremacy in the Memorial Landscape
When: Sept. 17, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race and Difference Colloquium: "Locking Up our Own"
When: Sept. 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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What Is My Research Question in Multimedia?
When: Sept. 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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EndNote Introduction
When: Sept. 18, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Urban Health Initiative Fall Orientation and Information Session
When: Sept. 18, 5:30 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 120
Admission: Free
 
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Strategies for Influencing Others
When: Sept. 19, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Feedback Essentials
When: Sept. 19, 9:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Inclusive Classrooms: Teaching International Students
When: Sept. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Raymond Dingledine: "Why Is It So Hard to Do Good Science?"
When: Sept. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Rollins Research Center, Room 5052
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: "Know Your Rights"
When: Sept. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 322
Admission: Free
 
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Figuring Out the Food Label
When: Sept. 19, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting Your Child with Special Needs: Team Building
When: Sept. 19, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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EndNote for the Beginner (Mac)
When: Sept. 19, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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Intro to ArcGIS
When: Sept. 19, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Planning for a Systematic Review
When: Sept. 19, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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Increasing Personal Effectiveness, Day 1
When: Sept. 20, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Blomeyer 20th Anniversary Open House
When: Sept. 20, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Blomeyer Health Fitness Center
Admission: Free
 
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Multifaith Prayer and Meditation
When: Sept. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Caregivers Network: Long-Distance Caregiving
When: Sept. 20, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Southern Circuit Film Series: "When God Sleeps" (2017)
When: Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Civil Treatment for Employees
When: Sept. 21, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Emory 21 Days of Peace Finale: Marguerite Barankitse
When: Sept. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics Commons, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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The Hip-Hop Archive as Digital Pedagogy Design Issue
When: Sept. 21, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Ezra Pound and Italian Art: Between the Avant-Garde and D'Annunzio
When: Sept. 21, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, C103
Admission: Free
 
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ATLMaps Digital Platform @ Atlanta Studies Quarterly Meetup
When: Sept. 21, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Manuel's Tavern
Admission: Free
 
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Theater Emory: "Midnight Pillow"
When: Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
 
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