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Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
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IMPACT
Goizueta program helps small, local businesses get off the ground
Start:ME, a business accelerator program led by Goizueta Business School and local community partners, helps promising ventures through training, mentoring, early-stage capital and more. Already a success in Clarkston and East Lake, the program expands to Atlanta's Southside in 2018 and is now accepting applications.

 

CAMPUS
Resources available for safety planning, support after Las Vegas shooting
The tragedy in Las Vegas serves as a reminder to review key steps to take if you encounter an active shooter. Emory also offers a variety of support services for those who are impacted by recent events.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
NCI selects Emory for national network focused on cancer discoveries
Led by Haian Fu, a research team within the cancer genomics center at Emory University and Winship Cancer Institute has been selected by the National Cancer Institute to participate in an elite national network focused on discovery of new cancer targets and precision cancer therapies.

 

RESEARCH
Fire ant venom may lead to skin treatments
Compounds derived from fire ant venom can reduce skin thickening and inflammation in a mouse model of psoriasis, Emory and Case Western scientists have shown.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory welcomes new Title IX coordinator
Supria Kuppuswamy joined Emory Oct. 2 as the university's new Title IX coordinator and special assistant to the vice provost for equity and inclusion, bringing years of experience in diversity management to the role.

 

LITERATURE
Tickets available Oct. 5 for Colm Toibin's Ellmann Lectures series
Tickets for award-winning Irish writer Colm Toibin's 2017 Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature, set for Nov. 12-14, will be available to the public beginning Thursday.

EVENTS
October arts calendar includes Vienna Boys Choir, Halloween events
This month, Arts at Emory features a wide range of events to enjoy, including a diverse slate of musical performances and several ways to get in the mood for Halloween.
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Emory Insider: Support
 
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Remembering victims of the Las Vegas shooting: The Emory community has two opportunities to unite Wednesday to remember the victims of the Las Vegas shooting. At noon, the weekly Multifaith Prayer and Meditation gathering, held in Cannon Chapel, will focus on the tragedy. At 9 p.m., the campus community will come together at the Cox Bridge for a candlelight vigil.
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Take Note
 
Recruiting a few good students and faculty: Emory Commission on Racial & Social Justice
Recruiting a few good students and faculty: Emory Commission on Racial & Social Justice

Apply for Green Offices, Green Labs and General Sustainability & Social Justice funds by Oct. 4
Apply for Green Offices, Green Labs and General Sustainability & Social Justice funds by Oct. 4

Emory hospitals awarded for lifesaving heart attack care
Emory hospitals awarded for lifesaving heart attack care

MESAS professor Roxani Margariti wins Greek Diaspora Fellowship
MESAS professor Roxani Margariti wins Greek Diaspora Fellowship
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In The News
 
Caught staring: Seeking support in faces in the crowd

 

Caught staring: Seeking support in faces in the crowd
Oct. 3 |  Rosemarie Garland-Thomson |  New York Times

How to talk with your children about the Las Vegas shooting

 

How to talk with your children about the Las Vegas shooting
Oct. 2 |  Nadine Kaslow |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

How the tax code affects minorities

 

How the tax code affects minorities
Oct. 1 |  Dorothy Brown |  NPR
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Featured Events
 
Curatorial Conversation: Curator Andi McKenzie and photographer Walter Iooss

 

Curatorial Conversation: Curator Andi McKenzie and photographer Walter Iooss
The curator of "And Something Magical Happened: Baseball Photographs by Walter Iooss" talks with the photographer about his career shooting sports contests and players.
When: Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
The Phillis Wheatley Colloquium: Ayana Mathis

 

The Phillis Wheatley Colloquium: Ayana Mathis
Prose writer Ayana Mathis will give a lecture on writing and her work at a colloquium with students.
When: Oct. 4, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room N301
Admission: Free
Jazz on the Green

 

Jazz on the Green
Bring friends and family and enjoy outdoor performances by the Emory Jazz Ensembles on this fall evening.
When: Oct. 5, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Patterson Green
Admission: Free
 
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Ethics on the Stage: "Hand to God"
When: Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Learning Services: Crucial Conversations, Day 1
When: Oct. 4, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Data Visualization with Carto and Tableau
When: Oct. 4, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Talking to the Media About Science
When: Oct. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Rollins School of Public Health, Rita Anne Rollins Room
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ Lullwater
When: Oct. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve
Admission: Free
 
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Multifaith Prayer and Meditation
When: Oct. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Inclusive Classrooms: Race in the Classroom
When: Oct. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Digital Publishing in the Humanities Reading Group
When: Oct. 4, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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Beyond the Holodeck: A Talk by Janet Murray
When: Oct. 4, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Israel-Palestine 101
When: Oct. 4, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 322
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Stranger" (1946)
When: Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Learning Services: Presentation Skills
When: Oct. 5, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Oct. 5, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Grading in Canvas
When: Oct. 5, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Gender, Generation and Changing Temporal Regimes In Tanzania
When: Oct. 5, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Bowden Hall, Room 323
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Alessio Bax, piano, and Chee-Yun, violin
When: Oct. 7, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $50; $40 discount categories; $5 Emory students
 
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Seminar: "Frankenstein; or The Modern Prometheus"
When: Oct. 9, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry
Admission: Free
 
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Sacred Sound Meditation
When: Oct. 10, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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