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Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017
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ARTS
Author Colm Tóibín to examine fathers of famed writers at Ellmann Lectures
Acclaimed Irish author Colm Tóibín brings his experiences and insights to Emory Nov. 12-14 to deliver the Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature, where he'll address the theme of "Writers and Their Fathers: Wilde, Yeats and Joyce."

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory advocates for changes to congressional tax reform proposal
In an Oct. 31 letter to Georgia's congressional delegation, Emory President Claire E. Sterk discusses tax reform measures that could have a deleterious effect on Emory's students, employees and patients.

 

COURTS
Emory joins legal brief supporting DACA students
Emory is among 19 universities that filed an amicus brief Nov. 1 in support of students attending college while participating in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program.

 

RESEARCH
Space station will host stem cells for heart research
Emory/CHOA researchers will examine whether microgravity can enhance the ability of induced pluripotent stem cells to turn into cardiac muscle cells, with help from the International Space Station.

 

HONORS
Jaeger wins Einstein Fellowship for innovative study of brain circuit function
Emory neuroscientist Dieter Jaeger has won a three-year fellowship from the Einstein Foundation in Berlin to help with his work to understand the cortical dysfunction that results in Parkinson's disease.

 

CAMPUS
Join EmoryThanks to show gratitude to donors
This Thursday and Friday, the campus community is invited to stop by EmoryThanks locations, including the main station at Asbury Circle, to thank donors for their support by writing notes, taking photos and recording video messages.

OUTREACH
Emory Cares International Service Day unites community to help others
On Saturday, Nov. 11, hundreds of Emory students, alumni, staff, faculty, family members and friends will join in a day of volunteering in Atlanta and other cities around the world.
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Take Note
 
Emory hosts NCAA Division III Volleyball Championship, Nov. 9-11
Emory hosts NCAA Division III Volleyball Championship, Nov. 9-11

Panel to help Emory students, community meet U.N.'s sustainability goals
Panel to help Emory students, community meet U.N.'s sustainability goals

Emory nurse receives 2017 National Magnet Nurse of the Year Award
Emory nurse receives 2017 National Magnet Nurse of the Year Award

Doctoral candidate selected as 2017 Lesbian Health Fund grant recipient
Doctoral candidate selected as 2017 Lesbian Health Fund grant recipient
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
Emory Insider

 

Caregiver Open House: The Emory Caregiver Support Program offers an array of benefits for employees taking care of adult loved ones. Visit the Caregiver Open House on Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. to learn about all of your caregiver-focused benefits and local community resources in one location. Registration is requested.
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In The News
 
Could you be allergic to additives in food or drugs?

 

Could you be allergic to additives in food or drugs?
Nov. 7 |  Robert Swerlick |  New York Times

In Atlanta mayoral election, does race matter?

 

In Atlanta mayoral election, does race matter?
Nov. 6 |  Michael Leo Owens |  WABE-FM

Dinosaur-killing asteroid basically brought a nuclear winter, says new model

 

Dinosaur-killing asteroid basically brought a nuclear winter, says new model
Nov. 1 |  Anthony Martin |  Gizmodo
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Featured Events
 
Veterans Day Ceremony

 

Veterans Day Ceremony
Celebrate our community's veterans with remarks from President Claire E. Sterk and guest speaker Michael Heekin, former chief operations officer of WebMD.
When: Nov. 8, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
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
Bach under the Stars

 

Bach under the Stars
Hear the Vega String Quartet perform with commentary by astrophysicist and Emory Planetarium Director Erin Bonning. A second performance is at 9 p.m.
When: Nov. 10, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Planetarium
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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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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Lecture: Sonny Seals and George S. Hart, "Historic Rural Churches of Georgia"
When: Nov. 8, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Taking Attendance in Canvas
When: Nov. 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
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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Frankenstein Pre-Texts Workshop
When: Nov. 8, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 162
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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Lecture: Jeff Koplan, "Global Health in the U.S. and China"
When: Nov. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
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: 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: Rebecca Stone, "The Imagery of Dulemolagunas"
When: Nov. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: David Blakesley, "The Unevenly Distributed Future of (Academic) Publishing"
When: Nov. 9, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Kemp Malone Library
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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2017 Emory Cares International Service Day
When: Nov. 11, 11:30 a.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
 
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Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature: Colm Toibin, "Sir William Wilde: An Eminent Victorian in Ireland"
When: Nov. 12, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Chamber Ensembles
When: Nov. 12, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference: Shana L. Redmond,"'I Go on Singing': The Hypermedia Afterlife of Paul Robeson"
When: Nov. 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Quizzes and Exams in Canvas
When: Nov. 13, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Chamber Trio
When: Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature: Colm Toibin, "John Butler Yeats in Exile: Why Should Not Old Men Be Mad?"
When: Nov. 13, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Nov. 14, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Grading in Canvas
When: Nov. 14, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Turi King, "Finding Richard III"
When: Nov. 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Hall, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature: Colm Toibin, "John Stanislaus Joyce and Dublin: Old Father, Old Artificer"
When: Nov. 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free; ticket required
 
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Concert: Dakota Dave Hull, guitar
When: Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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