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For Faculty and Staff of Emory University
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017
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IMPACT
Responding to climate change
The health effects of global warming are already being felt. Take an in-depth look at how researchers at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health are addressing climate change on multiple fronts.

 

INSPIRATION
Carter offers advice, insight in interview with film students
President Jimmy Carter, Emory University Distinguished Professor, offered candid thoughts on media and "loving thy neighbor" for a project created by Emory College students.

 

DISCOVERY
Reservoir explorers find extra HIV/SIV pond
Yerkes scientists have identified an additional part of the HIV reservoir, immune cells that survive and harbor the virus despite long-term treatment with antiviral drugs.

 

ARTS
Emory obtains archives of playwright Douglas Turner Ward
Emory's Rose Library is now home to the archives of Douglas Turner Ward, co-founder of the groundbreaking Negro Ensemble Company. Ward speaks on campus tonight to celebrate the ensemble's 50th anniversary.

 

EVENTS
Halloween at Emory offers both scary and sweet adventures
Whether you're in the mood for a gory "rock 'n roll nightmare" about Dracula or just want to enjoy "spooky doughnuts" and other treats, Emory's Halloween events have you covered.

ACHIEVEMENT
Award of Distinction honors Emory University employees for outstanding contributions
Meet the 14 employees selected as this year's winners of the Emory University Award of Distinction. Since 1985, the annual awards have recognized staff members who make significant contributions to the Emory community.
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Homecoming Parade and Concert
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This year's Homecoming theme, "Emory Land," provided plenty of inspiration for floats and marchers as students took to the streets Saturday to show their school spirit. View more photos from the parade and concert with the Plain White T's.
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Take Note
 
Reminder: Register for Refresh from Stress wellness program by Oct. 27
Reminder: Register for Refresh from Stress wellness program by Oct. 27

Emory student NJ Kim named to D-III NCAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
Emory student NJ Kim named to D-III NCAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

Immunologist Max Cooper elected to French Academie des Sciences and Royal Society of London
Immunologist Max Cooper elected to French Academie des Sciences and Royal Society of London
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
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Back-up care: If your usual care plans for children or adults fall through, Emory can help. Bright Horizons Back-Up Care Advantage links university employees and Laney Graduate School students to caregivers for both anticipated needs and emergency breakdowns. Attend an overview of the program at 12 p.m. on Oct. 31.
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In The News
 
Health crisis in Puerto Rico is likely just getting started

 

Health crisis in Puerto Rico is likely just getting started
Oct. 20 |  Dabney Evans |  The Weather Channel

Letters from young Obama show a man trying to find his way

 

Letters from young Obama show a man trying to find his way
Oct. 19 |  Rosemary Magee and Andra Gillespie |  Associated Press

Ebola's legacy: Children with cataracts

 

Ebola's legacy: Children with cataracts
Oct. 19 |  Jessica Shantha, Steven Yeh and Brent Hayek |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
An Evening with John Brennan: Ethics and Integrity at the CIA

 

An Evening with John Brennan: Ethics and Integrity at the CIA
The Emory Center for Ethics welcomes the former CIA director to share reflections on the agency and his time there.
When: Oct. 25, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Auditorium
Admission: Free
Active Works: Fitting Activity into Your Workday

 

Active Works: Fitting Activity into Your Workday
Learn fun ways to incorporate more moving and stretching into your day in a variety of settings.
When: Oct. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Emory University Chorus

 

Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Emory University Chorus
Student musical groups join forces to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, performing Bach and Mendelssohn.
When: Oct. 26, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert 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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Benefits Annual Enrollment Meeting
When: Oct. 25, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Auditorium
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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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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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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Trauma Trails in Bodies, Brains and Neighborhoods: The Effects of Experiencing Violence and Trauma on Women's Health
When: Oct. 26, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Colloquium: "Who is Afraid of Rationalism?"
When: Oct. 26, 4:15 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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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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Opening night: Theater Emory's "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 and non-Emory students
 
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10th Annual Department of Medicine Research Day
When: Oct. 27, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Selecting and Evaluating Quality Childcare
When: Oct. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: 1525 Clifton Road, Alperin Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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France Atlanta/CHE Humanitarian Forum
When: Oct. 27, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Culture, Learning and Education
When: Oct. 27, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Psychology and Interdisciplinary Studies (PAIS), Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Remembering the "Bright Future": The Russian Revolution beyond Russia
When: Oct. 27, 1:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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GlobeMed Zombie 5K
When: Oct. 28, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Student Activity and Academic Center
Admission: $20
 
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Mummies and Milkshakes
When: Oct. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free to Carlos Museum members and children ages 5 and under; $5 for non-members
 
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Jazz Meets Classics: Songs of Love
When: Oct. 28, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory's Annual Concerto and Aria Competition
When: Oct. 29, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race and Difference Colloquium Series: "Administrations of Lunacy: Race, Psychiatry and Georgia's State Hospital"
When: Oct. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Lunch and Learn: Human Sex Trafficking
When: Oct. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1055
Admission: Free
 
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Graphic Design for Canvas
When: Oct. 30, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Talk and book signing: "The Happiness Sutra: How to Live a Heroic Life Free of Stress"
When: Oct. 30, 5:15 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Take Back the Night Rally and March
When: Oct. 30, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Jenkins Courtyard
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Seraph Brass
When: Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Overview of Bright Horizons Back-Up Care Advantage Program
When: Oct. 31, 12:00 p.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road Building, Room 1.432
Admission: Free
 
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