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Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017
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COLLABORATION
Emory makes music for the big screen
"In Her Image," the new film by Emory alumnus Nikoloz Kevkhishvili, premieres Friday with a score composed by Richard Prior, director of performance studies; conducted by Paul Bhasin, director of wind studies; and performed live by students in the Emory Wind Ensemble.

 

HONORS
National Academy of Medicine elects leaders in neuroscience, global health
Emory professors Allan I. Levey and Robert F. Breiman have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine's 2017 class of exceptional scholars and leaders in science, medicine and health in the U.S. and around the globe.

 

THEOLOGY
Handwriting of Martin Luther discovered in Emory's Pitts Library
Thanks to the digital archives of Pitts Theology Library's Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection, a rare example of Reformation founder Martin Luther's handwriting has been spotted from overseas by a German scholar.

 

COMMUNITY
Relationship Violence Awareness Month features dialogue, eventsĀ 
The Emory community is invited to come together for a series of events that highlight the issue of interpersonal violence, culminating with the annual Take Back the Night March on campus.

 

EVENTS
Emory hosts Jewish film festival for Homecoming, Family Weekend
A student-focused version of the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, one of the largest Jewish film festivals in the world, comes to Emory this weekend. The event kicks off Thursday evening with the musical comedy "Cupcakes."

 

ARTS
Staibdance explores desire, destiny in 'wishdust'
The Emory Dance Program presents "wishdust," a world-premiere work from faculty member George Staib and his company Staibdance, Oct. 19-21 at Schwartz Center for Performing Arts.

MILESTONE
Center for Women celebrates 25 years
This year marks the 100th anniversary of women at Emory and the 25th anniversary of the Center for Women. Chanel Craft Tanner, the center's new director, discusses advocacy and resources for women who learn, teach and work on campus.
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Photo Gallery
 
Emory joins the Atlanta Pride Parade
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A large contingent from Emory joined in the Atlanta Pride Parade on Sunday, Oct. 15, taking to the streets of Midtown Atlanta to celebrate the fight for LGBT equality. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
Zero waste volunteers needed for Saturday's Homecoming events
Zero waste volunteers needed for Saturday's Homecoming events

Apply to Learning and Organizational Development programs by Nov. 6
Apply to Learning and Organizational Development programs by Nov. 6

Center for Ethics hosts 'Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age' documentary
Center for Ethics hosts 'Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age' documentary

Emory Integrated Core Facilities honored by Association of American Medical Colleges
Emory Integrated Core Facilities honored by Association of American Medical Colleges
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
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Discounts for Emory employees: Emory partners with Sparkfly to offer discounts for employees on restaurants, attractions, shopping, travel and more. Fall discounts include tickets to Six Flags Fright Fest and the Atlanta Hawks. Sign in with your Emory network ID and password.
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In The News
 
The secrets of sleep

 

The secrets of sleep
Oct. 16 |  Benjamin Reiss |  The New Yorker

Healthcare subsidy cuts could hit some Georgians hard

 

Healthcare subsidy cuts could hit some Georgians hard
Oct. 13 |  Ken Thorpe |  WAGA-TV

Just how important is your egg count for fertility?

 

Just how important is your egg count for fertility?
Oct. 10 |  Jennifer Kawwass |  CNN
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Featured Events
 
Jazz on the Green

 

Jazz on the Green
Chill out on a crisp fall evening to the cool music of Emory Jazz Ensembles led by maestro Gary Motley.
When: Oct. 19, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Patterson Green
Admission: Free
Benefits Annual Enrollment Webinar

 

Benefits Annual Enrollment Webinar
Learn about 2018 employee benefits and enrollment without leaving your desk with this hour-long webinar.
When: Oct. 20, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Emory Concert Choir: Director Eric Nelson's 20th Anniversary

 

Emory Concert Choir: Director Eric Nelson's 20th Anniversary
Concert Choir members and alumni celebrate Eric Nelson's 20th year as director.
When: Oct. 21, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas Course Copy
When: Oct. 18, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Oct.
 
The Crucible of Mass Incarceration and the Righteous Scandal and Politics of Jesus
When: Oct. 18, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Faculty Panel Discussion: Differences and Partnerships in Scholarly Collaborations
When: Oct. 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
18
Oct.
 
Caregivers Network: Care Transitions
When: Oct. 18, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
18
Oct.
 
Intro to QGIS
When: Oct. 18, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Oct.
 
Symposium: Learning from Ebola and the Future U.S. Role in Global Health
When: Oct. 18, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Room
Admission: Free
 
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Oct.
 
Men's Soccer Alumni Game
When: Oct. 18, 6:45 p.m.
Where: Oxford College
Admission: Free
 
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Oct.
 
Film screening: "Army of Shadows" (1969)
When: Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
19
Oct.
 
WaterHub Tour
When: Oct. 19, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Oct.
 
EndNote Introduction
When: Oct. 19, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Oct.
 
AntiquiTEA: "Sacred Bundle Cults"
When: Oct. 19, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Oct.
 
Vicious Women: Dinner, Documentary and Panel
When: Oct. 19, 5:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Engaging in Civil Discourse at Emory
When: Oct. 19, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Dance performance: "Staibdance: wishdust"
When: Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $20; $15 discount categories; $8 students
 
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Atlanta Jewish Film Festival on Campus Opening Night: "Cupcakes"
When: Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: $10 general admission; $5 students
 
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Ask the Expert: Exercise and Aging
When: Oct. 20, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Inaugural Harold and Florence Berson Lecture: Brian Rudolph, co-founder and CEO of Banza
When: Oct. 20, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room W525
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Edoardo Catemario, guitarist
When: Oct. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Get Started and Save for the Future You
When: Oct. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room 100
Admission: Free
 
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Oct.
 
SmartPath Investment 101
When: Oct. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Docent-led tour: "From Wittenberg to Atlanta: The Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection at 30 Years"
When: Oct. 20, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Wind Ensemble
When: Oct. 20, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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A Day in the Andes Family Event
When: Oct. 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Plaza Level
Admission: Free to museum members; included with admission for non-members
 
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Vienna Boys Choir
When: Oct. 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $55; $44 discount categories; $5 Emory students
 
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Oct.
 
Exploring New Technologies in Biomedical Research
When: Oct. 23, 9:00 a.m.
Where: School of Law, Gambrell Hall, Tull Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race and Difference Colloquium Series: "Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South"
When: Oct. 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Commons
Admission: Free
 
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Oct.
 
Collaborations in Canvas Using Google Docs and Office 365
When: Oct. 23, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
24
Oct.
 
Learning Services: Navigating Beyond Conflict
When: Oct. 24, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Oct.
 
Emory Farmers Market
When: Oct. 24, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
24
Oct.
 
Great Powers and Global Peace: Different Perspectives
When: Oct. 24, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Oct.
 
China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections
When: Oct. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
 
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Douglas Turner Ward: A Celebration of a Life and Career in Theater
When: Oct. 24, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Ramayana
When: Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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