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Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017
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UNIVERSITY
Emory begins next strategic plan phase
Emory University has embarked on the next phase of a strategic planning process designed to align the university's strengths and opportunities in advancing its vision and mission for the next decade.

HEALTH
DeKalb Medical and Emory Healthcare sign Letter of Intent to form strategic partnership
DeKalb Medical and Emory Healthcare have signed a Letter of Intent that signals the beginning of the process to formulate a definitive agreement to bring the two health systems together under the Emory Healthcare system. The partnership would allow for continued growth and expansion of services to even better serve the community.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory Board of Trustees elects new chair
The Emory University Board of Trustees has elected business executive Robert C. Goddard III to serve as its new chair. Goddard succeeds John F. Morgan, who is retiring as chair after serving in the role since 2013.

 

INSIGHT
Emory's 'Conversations with America' series continues with focus on opioid epidemic
"Conversations with America" addresses national discord on issues such as immigration, public health and higher education. The next focus group is set for Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Wilmington, North Carolina.

 

EVENTS
Lying Conference to uncover truths about deception
On Friday, scientists from psychology, neuroscience and anthropology -- along with a leading journalist, a theater director and a professional magician -- will discuss their insights into lying and deception at the "The Lying Conference."

 

COMMUNITY
Program seeks to serve up American culture for Thanksgiving
The Thanksgiving Partners Program is working to pair Emory faculty and international students to celebrate the holiday in an American home. Interested faculty and students may sign up by Nov. 17.

CAMPUS
New Emory policy seeks zero landfill waste
Launching in January, Emory's new Campus Waste Management Policy will standardize recycling and compost bins, remove outdoor landfill trash containers and cease servicing of desk-side bins. Learn how you can help achieve the goal of zero landfill waste.
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President Carter visits campus
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Students in history professor Tehila Sasson's course "Origins of Human Rights" had a special guest speaker last week: former U.S. President Jimmy Carter. As University Distinguished Professor, Carter regularly visits campus to share his insights. See more photos.
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Take Note
 
Biology professor Ronald Calabrese honored by Society for Neuroscience
Biology professor Ronald Calabrese honored by Society for Neuroscience

Emory volleyball captures regional title, heads to NCAA Quarterfinals
Emory volleyball captures regional title, heads to NCAA Quarterfinals

Emory men's soccer advances to NCAA Division III round of 16
Emory men's soccer advances to NCAA Division III round of 16

Read the winners of Emory Libraries' 'Horror Haiku' contest
Read the winners of Emory Libraries' 'Horror Haiku' contest
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Emory Insider: Support
 
Emory Insider

 

Support to stop smoking: Emory offers a variety of resources to help you quit smoking. Join Emory's celebration of the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 16 by signing a pledge to quit smoking or give up another unhealthy habit. Anyone who takes the pledge by noon Nov. 16 will be entered into a drawing for AMC movie tickets.
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In The News
 
Georgia students say tax plan will hurt education

 

Georgia students say tax plan will hurt education
Nov. 13 |  Claire E. Sterk, Vineet Tiruvadi, Elizabeth Minten |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Head transplants: Sergio Canavero is about to perform the first human surgery -- and there's nothing to stop him

 

Head transplants: Sergio Canavero is about to perform the first human surgery -- and there's nothing to stop him
Nov. 13 |  Karen Rommelfanger |  Newsweek

Allegations against Roy Moore roil US evangelical ranks

 

Allegations against Roy Moore roil US evangelical ranks
Nov. 11 |  Robert Franklin |  Associated Press
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Featured Events
 
Caregiver Benefits Open House

 

Caregiver Benefits Open House
Representatives from caregiver resources will be in one location to provide information about services to help your family member locally or anywhere in the U.S.
When: Nov. 15, 11:00 a.m.
Where: James B. Williams Medical Education Building, Medical School Lobby
Admission: Free
Film screening: "Men of Bronze: The Black American Heroes of World War I"

 

Film screening: "Men of Bronze: The Black American Heroes of World War I"
Attend a screening and panel discussion on the 369th U.S. Infantry Regiment, known as the "Harlem Hellfighters," who served with the French army in World War I.
When: Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
Emory Farmers Market

 

Emory Farmers Market
Pick up fresh, seasonal and organic items from vendors to cook for your Thanksgiving feast. Continues until 3 p.m.
When: Nov. 21, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Learning Services: Change Cycle for Staff
When: Nov. 15, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Learning Services: Situational Leadership
When: Nov. 15, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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America Recycles Day
When: Nov. 15, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Emory Point
Admission: Free
 
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Caregivers Network: Caregiving Gift Guide
When: Nov. 15, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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GIS Day at ECDS
When: Nov. 15, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Emory Center for Digital Scholarship
Admission: Free
 
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Book signing and talk: Carey Gillam, "Whitewash"
When: Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Counterfeiters" (2007)
When: Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra
When: Nov. 15, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Generational Difference in Graduate Medical Education
When: Nov. 16, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: Nov. 16, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Regula Qureshi, "Sufi Music of India and Pakistan: Feudal Ritual to Global Challenge"
When: Nov. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Moving from Critique to Engagement: A Call for Productive Intervention in Humanities PhD Programs
When: Nov. 16, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Panel discussion: "Healthcare Access: Make Healthcare Great Again?"
When: Nov. 16, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium and Plaza
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: Hank Klibanoff, journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner
When: Nov. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Dance Company Fall Concert
When: Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $15; $12 discount categories; $8 students
 
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Film screening: "Ausangate" (2006)
When: Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys of Alabama and The Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet
When: Nov. 16, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $55; $44 discount categories; $10 Emory students
 
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The Lying Conference
When: Nov. 17, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center, Starvine Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Quizzes and Exams in Canvas
When: Nov. 17, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Vijay Venkatesh, piano
When: Nov. 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Tour: Reformation Exhibition
When: Nov. 17, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library, Exhibition Gallery
Admission: Free
 
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Roundtable series: Is Child Obesity an Environmental Neurologic Disease?
When: Nov. 17, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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GlobeMed Zombie 5K (rescheduled) to benefit Migrant Assistance Program in Thailand
When: Nov. 18, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Student Activity and Academic Center
Admission: $20
 
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Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Emory Wind Ensemble
When: Nov. 18, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race and Difference Colloquium Series: "Barack Obama, Black Lives Matter and the Politics of Belonging"
When: Nov. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Service of Thanksgiving with The Voices of Hope choir from Arrendale State Prison
When: Nov. 21, 11:05 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting Your Child with Special Needs: Self-Care
When: Nov. 21, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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