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Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017
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IMPACT
Emory receives record $628 million in external research funding for FY 2017
Emory researchers received $628 million from external funding agencies in fiscal year 2016-2017, the largest amount of research funding in the university's history. This marks the eighth consecutive year that research funding has exceeded $500 million.

 

HEALTH CARE
Emory nurse, pharmacist help hundreds in Hurricane Harvey recovery
Two Emory Johns Creek Hospital employees have returned to metro Atlanta after helping with recovery efforts in Texas from Hurricane Harvey.

 

ARTS
Candler Concert Series opens with pianist Alessio Bax, violinist Chee-Yun
The 2017-2018 Candler Concert Series kicks off its 15th year in Emory's Schwartz Center for Performing Arts on Saturday, Oct. 7, with the pairing of pianist Alessio Bax and violinist Chee-Yun.

 

COMMUNITY
Atlanta mayoral candidates to appear in forum at Emory
Candidates vying to be the next mayor of Atlanta will field questions on a variety of issues at a public forum on Thursday, Sept. 28, at Emory's Glenn Memorial Auditorium.

TEACHING
New science faculty bring diverse perspectives to the classroom
A year-long initiative to recruit a cohort of faculty in the natural and social sciences has resulted in a cluster hire of five new faculty who are expected to have broad impact on the teaching and research missions of Emory College.
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Run AMUC Carnival
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The demolition of the Dobbs University Center (DUC) to make way for Emory's new Campus Life Center brought the end of DUC Day celebrations, but the fun returned Friday, Sept. 22, with the Run AMUC Carnival outside of the Alumni Memorial University Center (AMUC). View more photos.
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Take Note
 
'Becoming American' dialogue set for Sept. 28 to examine new scholarship on immigration
'Becoming American' dialogue set for Sept. 28 to examine new scholarship on immigration

Mass incarceration is topic for 'Between the Ivory Tower and the Prison' symposium Sept. 28-29
Mass incarceration is topic for 'Between the Ivory Tower and the Prison' symposium Sept. 28-29

Explore nursing at Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing's Sept. 30 fall open houses
Explore nursing at Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing's Sept. 30 fall open houses

Emory honorary degree nominations sought by Oct. 20
Emory honorary degree nominations sought by Oct. 20
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Emory Insider: Giving
 
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Donate for disaster relief: Originally focused on Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the relief drive hosted by Campus Life and the Office of Spiritual and Religious Life has expanded to include Hurricane Maria and the earthquake in Mexico. Learn more about what is needed and where you can drop off donations on Emory's Atlanta campus by Sept. 29.
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In The News
 
Kamala Harris, Booker are early 2020 favs among black leaders

 

Kamala Harris, Booker are early 2020 favs among black leaders
Sept. 24 |  Andra Gillespie |  NBC News

Cost of healthy foods may explain heart risks linked to 'food deserts'

 

Cost of healthy foods may explain heart risks linked to 'food deserts'
Sept. 22 |  Arshed Quyyumi |  Reuters

Clues to Africa's mysterious past found in ancient skeletons

 

Clues to Africa's mysterious past found in ancient skeletons
Sept. 21 |  Jessica C. Thompson |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
Emory Observatory and Planetarium presents "Journey to Saturn"

 

Emory Observatory and Planetarium presents "Journey to Saturn"
Physics lecturer Alissa Bans discusses the Cassini mission at 7 p.m., followed by planetarium shows and outdoor observations with Emory's telescope from 8 to 10 p.m.
When: Sept. 27, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Math and Science Center, Room E208
Admission: Free
Exhibit opening: "The Dream Machine: The Beat Generation and the Counterculture, 1940-1975"

 

Exhibit opening: "The Dream Machine: The Beat Generation and the Counterculture, 1940-1975"
Join Beat poet Anne Waldman and jazz musicians the Gary Motley Trio to celebrate the opening of Emory's extensive new exhibition on the Beat Generation.
When: Sept. 28, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Schatten Gallery/Jones Room
Admission: Free
Emory's 12th Annual Sustainable Food Fair

 

Emory's 12th Annual Sustainable Food Fair
Get educated in a tasty way with yummy foods and facts about sustainability. Bring cash to buy from the vendors.
When: Sept. 29, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Asbury Circle and Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Multifaith Prayer and Meditation
When: Sept. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Intro to Digital Storytelling
When: Sept. 27, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 303E
Admission: Free
 
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Brazil Week: FAPESP Sprint Projects Presentation
When: Sept. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room W330
Admission: Free
 
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Reformation Exhibition
When: Sept. 27, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library, Exhibition Gallery
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Hangmen Also Die" (1943)
When: Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Poetry reading: Anne Waldman
When: Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Theater Emory: "Midnight Pillow"
When: Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
 
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Frailty for the Surgeon
When: Sept. 28, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Project Management
When: Sept. 28, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Sept. 28, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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23/7: Pelican Bay Prison and the Rise of Long-Term Solitary Confinement
When: Sept. 28, 10:00 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 178P
Admission: Free
 
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Brown Bag Lecture: "The New National Public Health Institute of Liberia: What NPHIs Look Like Post-Ebola"
When: Sept. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Overview of the Chinese Health Care System
When: Sept. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1051
Admission: Free
 
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A Public Presentation of the Art/Crime Archive
When: Sept. 28, 2:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 178P
Admission: Free
 
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Brazil Week: "Cinema and Dictatorship in Brazil: Propaganda, Contestation and Memory"
When: Sept. 28, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Center, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Becoming American: New Scholarship on Immigration
When: Sept. 28, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Prison in Twelve Landscapes" (2016)
When: Sept. 28, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Beats Creativity Conversation: Anne Waldman and Kevin Young
When: Sept. 28, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Stuart A. Rose Library
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Mayoral Candidate Forum
When: Sept. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Textures of the Diaspora: Gee's Bend Quilters and Afro-Brazilian Candomble Elders in Conversation
When: Sept. 29, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Zen Meditation Workshop
When: Oct. 1, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Race and Difference Colloquium: Reading 'The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man' in the 21st Century
When: Oct. 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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2017 David C. Jowers Endowed Lecture on Quality and Safety in Health Care
When: Oct. 2, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Grading in Canvas
When: Oct. 3, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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The Phillis Wheatley Reading: Ayana Mathis, prose writer
When: Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Curatorial Conversation: Curator Andi McKenzie and photographer Walter Iooss
When: Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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