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CAMPUS
'Like reading a novel of a young philosopher': Emory reacts to Obama's letters
Since announcing the acquisition of letters from Barack Obama, the Rose Library has welcomed a steady stream of students, faculty, staff and alumni to read the future president's thoughts as a college student.

 

HEALTH CARE
Minimally invasive robotic surgery provides new option for pancreatic cancer patients
Winship Cancer Institute at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital has expanded surgical options for pancreatic cancer patients with the recent addition of minimally invasive robotic surgery.

 

RESEARCH
CDC funds Emory project to automate analysis of mixed strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded $380,000 to three Emory faculty to develop and refine a promising technique to detect and respond to threats from drug-resistant pathogens.

 

RESOURCES
Top 10 things to do during annual benefits enrollment
Annual benefits enrollment gives Emory University faculty and staff the opportunity to review benefits and make changes for the upcoming year. Here are the most important things you should do before the Nov. 6 deadline.

 

LITERATURE
Emory, Atlanta poets to present readings of 'Howl'
Local poets and members of the Emory community will participate in poetry readings and a group recitation of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" on Nov. 2 at Woodruff Library.

 

INTERNATIONAL
Journey to South Africa to explore oppression, reconciliation
Emory students, faculty, staff and alumni may apply by Nov. 6 to join the 2018 Journeys of Reconciliation trip to South Africa, scheduled for May 16-28.

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory Alumni Board honors scholars dedicated to making positive impacts
This year's winners of the Emory Alumni Board Scholarships include an undergraduate business student, a law student completing her second Emory degree and two students pursuing master's degrees in public health.
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Take Note
 
Tomorrow is the deadline to register for Refresh from Stress
Tomorrow is the deadline to register for Refresh from Stress

 Emory School of Medicine appoints Lucky Jain as chair of pediatrics
Emory School of Medicine appoints Lucky Jain as chair of pediatrics

Call for nominations: 2018 Emory Creativity and Arts Awards
Call for nominations: 2018 Emory Creativity and Arts Awards
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
Emory Insider

 

Free streaming video: Emory University Libraries recently added significant new streaming video content to its collection, by way of Kanopy. You can now access more than 3,900 films, with just over 500 added in the last few weeks.
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In The News
 
My 'orphan disease' has given me a new family

 

My 'orphan disease' has given me a new family
Oct. 26 |  Rosemarie Garland Thompson |  New York Times

US vaccine panel to discuss waning effectiveness, new shots

 

US vaccine panel to discuss waning effectiveness, new shots
Oct. 24 |  Sharon Bergquist  |  Washington Post

Atlanta company working on painless flu shot alternative

 

Atlanta company working on painless flu shot alternative
Oct. 24 |  Nadine Rouphael |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Featured Events
 
Selecting and Evaluating Quality Childcare

 

Selecting and Evaluating Quality Childcare
Confused about where to find quality childcare? This information-filled session will help you sort out the choices.
When: Oct. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: 1525 Clifton Road, Alperin Auditorium
Admission: Free
GlobeMed Zombie 5K

 

GlobeMed Zombie 5K
Avoid zombies while running for food, prizes and medals. Proceeds support the Migrant Assistance Program in Thailand.
When: Oct. 28, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Student Activity and Academic Center
Admission: $20
Concert: Crosscurrents, featuring Zakir Hussain, tabla, and Dave Holland, bass

 

Concert: Crosscurrents, featuring Zakir Hussain, tabla, and Dave Holland, bass
Virtuoso musicians explore the relationship between jazz and classical Indian music.
When: Nov. 2, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $65; $52 discount category members; $10 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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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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2017 Mary Lynn Morgan Lecture: "Abortion Policy and Public Health" by Staci Fox of Planned Parenthood Southeast
When: Oct. 28, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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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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Reading: "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus"
When: Oct. 29, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman 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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Crucial Conversations, Day 1
When: Nov. 1, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Text Mining in R
When: Nov. 1, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Between Fear and Hope: The Future of Interfaith Engagement"
When: Nov. 1, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Tin Drum" (1979)
When: Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Annual Enrollment Assistance
When: Nov. 2, 5:30 a.m.
Where: Available until 4 p.m. at 1599 Clifton Road Building, Finance Training Room
Admission: Free
 
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Discussions Tool in Canvas
When: Nov. 2, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Emerson Center Lectureship Award Symposium: "Sustainable Energy: Fundamental Principles, Multidisciplinary Approaches and Progress"
When: Nov. 2, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Global Health Institute Global Health Forum: "The Evolution of Global Health"
When: Nov. 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Auditorium 120
Admission: Free
 
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Publishing Makerspace: Adventures in Publishing
When: Nov. 2, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Building, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: "Howl"
When: Nov. 2, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Threads of Time Lecture: "The Fabric of Divine Power"
When: Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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