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For Faculty and Staff of Emory University
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017
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HISTORY
Letters from a future president
Barack Obama's letters to his college girlfriend, now part of the collection of Emory's Rose Library, reveal a young man grappling with his place in the world, wanting to make change but not yet sure how.

 

DISCOVERY
Research offers new insight into how brain cells die in Alzheimer's
Removal of a regulatory gene called LSD1 in adult mice induces changes in gene activity that look unexpectedly like Alzheimer's disease, scientists have discovered.

 

HEALTH
Refresh from Stress wellness program returns for November
Refresh from Stress offers simple activities focused on self-care, mindfulness, social connections, gratitude, resilience and more. Register by Oct. 27 for the 30-day program, which begins Nov. 1.

 

THEOLOGY
Interfaith engagement events highlighted at Candler
Two events at Candler School of Theology featuring Imam Abdullah Antepli will address the future of interfaith engagement in an increasingly diverse and politically polarized American society.

 

THEATER
Negro Ensemble Company's 50th anniversary to be celebrated at Emory
Emory is one of three sites nationwide for a touring 50th anniversary celebration of the famed Negro Ensemble Company and its visionary co-founders: playwright Douglas Turner Ward, producer-actor Robert Hooks and theater manager Gerald Krone.

 

COMMUNITY
Campus Life Pavilion to be dedicated during Homecoming to black students who integrated Emory
The Campus Life Pavilion, located at a former site of the Black Student Alliance House, incorporates elements from the previous structure and will be dedicated Oct. 20 in honor of African American students who integrated the university.
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Emory celebrates Homecoming
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"Emory Land" has been the theme this week as Emory students enjoy Homecoming activities inspired by Candy Land and other classic board games. Homecoming events culminate Saturday with the family-friendly parade and a concert by the Plain White Ts.
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Take Note
 
Emory Dining offers special hours Friday through Sunday for Homecoming, Family Weekend
Emory Dining offers special hours Friday through Sunday for Homecoming, Family Weekend

2017 Nurses' Alumni Association Award recipients to be recognized by School of Nursing during Homecoming
2017 Nurses' Alumni Association Award recipients to be recognized by School of Nursing during Homecoming

Emory real estate team headed to finals in CoreNet Global Academic Challenge
Emory real estate team headed to finals in CoreNet Global Academic Challenge
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
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Get your gadgets: Emory faculty, staff and students can check out a variety of electronic gadgets from Woodruff Library. Options range from laptops and chargers available for three-hour use within the library to items like iPads, iPods and digital cameras that can be checked out for up to a week.
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In The News
 
Obama letters from 1980s are obtained by Emory University

 

Obama letters from 1980s are obtained by Emory University
Oct. 19 |  Rosemary Magee and Andra Gillespie |  New York Times

The science of puppy dog eyes

 

The science of puppy dog eyes
Oct. 19 |  Gregory Berns |  Nature

How being a cheapskate became 'sexy'

 

How being a cheapskate became 'sexy'
Oct. 15 |  Ryan Hamilton |  MarketWatch
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Featured Events
 
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 Wind Ensemble

 

Emory Wind Ensemble
This concert presents the world premiere of the film, "In Her Image," with an original score by Richard Prior, conducted by Paul Bhasin.
When: Oct. 20, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
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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Jazz on the Green
When: Oct. 19, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Patterson Green
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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Herbert W. Benario Lecture in Roman Studies: "Roman Elements among the Herculaneum Papyri: Discoveries and Losses"
When: Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Jewish Film Festival on Campus: "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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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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Dance performance: "Staibdance: wishdust"
When: Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $20; $15 discount categories; $8 students
 
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25 Years of the Center for Women
When: Oct. 21, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center Hotel, Wisteria Lanes
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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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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Symposium: "God" in Translation
When: Oct. 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Pitts Lecture Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Collaborations in Canvas Using Google Docs and Office 365
When: Oct. 23, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Learning Services: Navigating Beyond Conflict
When: Oct. 24, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Oct. 24, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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The Evolving Health Crisis in Syria and the Middle East
When: Oct. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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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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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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Learning Services: Fantastic Service Behaviors
When: Oct. 25, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Writing Program Workshop: Responding to Student Writing
When: Oct. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Kemp Malone Library
Admission: Free
 
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Producing Video for Digital Scholarship
When: Oct. 25, 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Woodruff Library, Room 303E
Admission: Free
 
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Benefits Annual Enrollment Meeting
When: Oct. 25, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Le Meraviglie" ("The Wonders") (2014)
When: Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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An Evening with John Brennan: Ethics and Integrity at the CIA
When: Oct. 25, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Conformist" (1970)
When: Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Learning Services: Communicating with Impact
When: Oct. 26, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Reformation Day at Emory: "Did the Reformation Fail?"
When: Oct. 26, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library
Admission: Free
 
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Graphic Design for Canvas
When: Oct. 26, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Active Works: Fitting Activity into Your Workday
When: Oct. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Theater Emory: "The Anointing of Dracula: A Grand Guignol"
When: Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mary Gray Munroe Theater
Admission: $22; $18 discount categories; $6 Emory students; $12 industry rate & non-Emory students
 
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Mummies and Mixers
When: Oct. 26, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum
Admission: $40 museum members; $35 faculty, staff
 
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Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Emory University Chorus
When: Oct. 26, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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