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Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017
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IMPACT
Public scholar Ellison shares his journey in 'Fearless Dialogues'
Gregory Ellison of Emory's Candler School of Theology shares his unconventional road to life as a public scholar and founder of a growing grassroots organization in his latest book, "Fearless Dialogues: A New Movement for Justice."

 

RESEARCH
$2 million NSF grant funds physicists' quest for optical transistors
The National Science Foundation awarded Emory physicists Hayk Harutyunyan and Ajit Srivastava a $2 million Emergent Frontiers grant for development of miniaturized optical transistors to take computers and telecommunications into a new era.

 

TEACHING
Carlos Museum gives students first-hand look at ancient artifacts
Moving beyond the traditional classroom, history professor Cynthia Patterson's students learn about ancient Mediterranean culture by examining museum artifacts and weighing ethical questions about how they are obtained and displayed.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Synergy Awards support collaborative research in health sciences
Learn about the 11 proposals selected to receive the new round of Synergy Awards, which help fund highly innovative projects that include faculty members in at least two different schools or units as co-principal investigators.

 

EVENTS
10 things to do for under $10
Cheer on the Emory Eagles as basketball season starts, then fill the rest of your November calendar with free or inexpensive arts and cultural events, learning opportunities and more.

CAMPUS
Emory community to honor veterans with Nov. 8 ceremony
All faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to Emory's ninth annual Veterans Day Ceremony, set for Nov. 8 at 11 a.m. on the Quadrangle. The tradition begins with a flag ceremony led by Emory veterans and ROTC cadets.
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Photos: Halloween at Emory
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On Halloween, Emory's Student Programming Council and Pawsitive Outreach teamed up for the Puppy Petting Boo and Dooleyween, bringing adorable puppies, a caramel apple dipping station and more to Asbury Circle. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
Nominate outstanding young alumni for Emory's '40 Under Forty' by Nov. 3
Nominate outstanding young alumni for Emory's '40 Under Forty' by Nov. 3

Registration deadline for Refresh from Stress wellness program extended to Nov. 3
Registration deadline for Refresh from Stress wellness program extended to Nov. 3

Reminder: Apply for Journeys of Reconciliation trip to South Africa by Nov. 6
Reminder: Apply for Journeys of Reconciliation trip to South Africa by Nov. 6

Medical director named for Navicent Health and Emory Healthcare's new surgical partnership
Medical director named for Navicent Health and Emory Healthcare's new surgical partnership
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
Emory Insider

 

Free online classes: Through Lynda.com, Emory University faculty, staff and students have free access to more than 4,000 online video courses related to technology, business and professional skills. Tutorials include many popular software programs and digital tools.
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In The News
 
It's not about you, Kevin Spacey

 

It's not about you, Kevin Spacey
Nov. 1 |  Tim Holbrook |  CNN

U.S. is many different communities when it comes to health

 

U.S. is many different communities when it comes to health
Nov. 1 |  Kenneth Thorpe |  U.S. News & World Report

Researchers grapple with the ethics of testing brain implants

 

Researchers grapple with the ethics of testing brain implants
Oct. 31 |  Helen Mayberg |  Science Magazine
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Featured Events
 
The CREATE Conference

 

The CREATE Conference
Join business and faith communities to discuss the ethics and practice of environmental sustainability in daily life.
When: Nov. 6, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center and Hotel
Admission: $25-$40
Irish Ambassador Dan Mulhall: "To Sweeten Ireland's Wrong: W.B. Yeats in the 1890s"

 

Irish Ambassador Dan Mulhall: "To Sweeten Ireland's Wrong: W.B. Yeats in the 1890s"
Hear Ireland's ambassador to the United States, who is also an author and scholar of Irish literature and history, discuss revered Irish poet W. B. Yeats.
When: Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
Financial Wellness: Control Holiday Spending

 

Financial Wellness: Control Holiday Spending
Learn tips for spending wisely and moderately to avoid a post-holiday financial hangover.
When: Nov. 8, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Get Started and Save for Your Retirement Now
When: Nov. 3, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Foundation Center, Room 100
Admission: Free
 
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Docent-led tour: "From Wittenberg to Atlanta: The Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection at 30 Years"
When: Nov. 3, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library, Exhibition Gallery
Admission: Free
 
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Zen Meditation Workshop
When: Nov. 3, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Cocktails and Cutting Up Workshop for Adults
When: Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Tate Room
Admission: $45 for Carlos Museum members; $60 for non-members. Registration required.
 
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Junior Recital: Olivia Stam, flute, and Catherine MacGregor, violin
When: Nov. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Senior Recital: Jerry Shiuan-Yih Ho, tenor
When: Nov. 4, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race and Difference Colloquium Series: Josef Sorett on "Religion and the Quest for a Black Aesthetic"
When: Nov. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas Open Q&A
When: Nov. 6, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Memorial Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture and discussion with Italian journalist Gian Antonio Stella: "Patria, Patrie, Patrimonio"
When: Nov. 6, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Undergraduate Admission Building, Oxford Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture by Gordana Pesakovic: "Is Globalization Still Alive?"
When: Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Learning Services: Developing Yourself and Others
When: Nov. 7, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Nov. 7, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture and book-signing by Dov Waxman: "American Jews and Israel: From Consensus to Conflict"
When: Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Undergraduate Admission Building, Oxford Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Learning Services: Crucial Conversations, Day 2
When: Nov. 8, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Active Works: Fitting Activity into Your Workday
When: Nov. 8, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Veterans Day Ceremony
When: Nov. 8, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Quadrangle
Admission: Free
 
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Using the Power of the Canvas Calendar
When: Nov. 8, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Inclusive Classrooms: Religion in the Classroom
When: Nov. 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Making Documentary Video
When: Nov. 8, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 303E
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Amen" (2002)
When: Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Strategies for Influencing Others
When: Nov. 9, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: Nov. 9, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting Your Teen: Important Health Issues
When: Nov. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture by Consul General of Belgium, William de Baets: "The Future of the European Union"
When: Nov. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: The Imagery of Dulemolagunas
When: Nov. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar by Aubrey Graham: "Hostile Visual Encounters: Fighting to Control Photographic Meaning in the DRC's Digital Age"
When: Nov. 9, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Bowden Hall, Room 323
Admission: Free
 
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Resistance and Memory Film Series: "Four Days in September" (1997)
When: Nov. 9, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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