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Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017
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ACHIEVEMENT
Emory student named Rhodes Scholar
Chelsea Jackson, a political science and African American Studies double major, is Emory's 20th student to be selected for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, which provides for study at the University of Oxford in England.

 

HONORS
Emory Vaccine Center's Orenstein elected AAAS 2017 Fellow
Walter A. Orenstein, an Emory professor of medicine, pediatrics and global health, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for his contributions to the health of children worldwide by measuring vaccine effectiveness and increasing vaccine coverage.

 

ADMISSIONS
Emory to welcome displaced undergraduates from Puerto Rico
In the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Emory is ready to welcome up to 32 undergraduate students displaced from their studies in Puerto Rico.

 

HEALTH CARE
Winship researcher reports new treatment option for EGFR-mutated lung cancer
Non-small cell lung cancer patients with an epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation experienced substantial improvement in outcomes when treated with the drug osimertinib, according to research led by Suresh S. Ramalingam of Emory's Winship Cancer Institute.

 

LITERATURE
Ellmann Lectures explore literary fathers and sons
Acclaimed Irish author Colm Tóibín visited Emory to deliver the Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature, where he addressed the theme of "Writers and Their Fathers: Wilde, Yeats and Joyce."

 

IN MEMORIAM
Frye, Emory's first provost, remembered for integrity, leadership
Billy E. Frye, a respected scholar, educator and administrator who helped guide Emory during years of rapid campus and program development as the university's first provost, and later as interim president and then chancellor, died Nov. 14.

 

COMMUNITY
Help support Emory on #GivingTuesday
By making a gift to Emory, you can help a scientist make a breakthrough against a deadly disease, lead a scholar to a discovery that changes humanity or support a student who may become that scientist or scholar.

EVENTS
Celebrate the holidays with Emory campus traditions
Emory's Atlanta and Oxford campuses welcome the return of several seasonal traditions, including A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols on Friday, Dec. 1, and Saturday, Dec. 2, in Glenn Memorial Auditorium.
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Take Note
 
Campus dining facilities post schedules for Thanksgiving holiday
Campus dining facilities post schedules for Thanksgiving holiday

Emory shuttles offer limited service for Thanksgiving break
Emory shuttles offer limited service for Thanksgiving break

Emory Healthcare opens Buckhead primary care clinic: Emory at Peachtree Hills
Emory Healthcare opens Buckhead primary care clinic: Emory at Peachtree Hills

Emory men's soccer narrowly misses spot in NCAA D-III Final Four
Emory men's soccer narrowly misses spot in NCAA D-III Final Four

Eagles volleyball season ends in quarterfinal of NCAA Championships
Eagles volleyball season ends in quarterfinal of NCAA Championships
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NOTE TO READERS
 
Emory Insider

 

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, Emory Report will not be published on Thursday, Nov. 23, and will return on Tuesday, Nov. 28. To keep up with university happenings, please visit the Emory News Center. Best wishes for a safe, peaceful and happy Thanksgiving.
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In The News
 
How Madagascar took control of its plague outbreak

 

How Madagascar took control of its plague outbreak
Nov. 19 |  Dabney Evans |  NPR

Trump voters have buyer's remorse in North Carolina focus group

 

Trump voters have buyer's remorse in North Carolina focus group
Nov. 16 |  Emory University |  Washington Post

Veterans suffering from PTSD find ease swimming among whale sharks

 

Veterans suffering from PTSD find ease swimming among whale sharks
Nov. 12 |  Andrew Sherrill |  NBC Today Show
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Featured Events
 
Film screening: "Black Book" (2006)

 

Film screening: "Black Book" (2006)
See swashbuckling action and espionage in this film with images of resistance and survival from Dutch director Paul Verhoeven ("Robocop," "Total Recall").
When: Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
Emory's Young Artists

 

Emory's Young Artists
Hear performances by some of the most outstanding undergraduate talents from Emory's Department of Music.
When: Dec. 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

 

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Participate in this candlelit evening service of choral music and scripture readings, an Emory tradition since 1935. Also on Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m.
When: Dec. 1, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $20; $15 discount categories; $5 students
 
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Learning Services: Communicating with Impact
When: Nov. 29, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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Poetry Reading in Honor of V. Narayana Rao
When: Nov. 29, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Men's basketball: Emory vs. Birmingham Southern
When: Nov. 29, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, Gym
Admission: Free
 
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Documentary screening: "Bending the Arc: The Story of Dr. Paul Farmer" (2016)
When: Nov. 29, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Rollins School of Public Health, Rollins Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Kamal A. Mansour Visiting Lectureship: Evolving Management of Esophageal Cancer
When: Nov. 30, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Nov. 30, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Advent Service: Magnificat
When: Nov. 30, 11:05 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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Impact of "Change Starts at Home": Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls in Nepal
When: Nov. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 6001
Admission: Free
 
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Women's basketball: Emory vs. Piedmont College
When: Nov. 30, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, Gym
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Hercules 56" (2006)
When: Nov. 30, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Oxford Chorale
When: Nov. 30, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Chapel
Admission: $5
 
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Carlos Museum Bookshop Two-Day Holiday Sale
When: Dec. 1, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Bookshop, Level One
Admission: Free
 
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Catalyzing the Modernization of Graduate Biomedical Education
When: Dec. 1, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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"About the Etiology of Schizophrenia: A View from Cuba" with Segundo Mesa-Castillo, Psychiatric Hospital of Havana
When: Dec. 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Psychology and Interdisciplinary Studies (PAIS) Building; Center for Mind, Brain and Culture
Admission: Free
 
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The Transition to (Food) Foraging for Dense and Predictable Resources and its Impact on the Evolution of Modern Humans
When: Dec. 1, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Psychology and Interdisciplinary Studies (PAIS) Building, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Oxford Chorale
When: Dec. 1, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Chapel
Admission: $5
 
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Laszlo-Excalibur Lecture: "The Berlin Painter and His World" by Princeton curator J . Michael Padgett
When: Dec. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Fieldwork Showcase with Emory Dance, CORE Performance Company and The Field in New York
When: Dec. 3, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $7
 
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New Gradebook Features in Canvas
When: Dec. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Carlos Reads Book Club
When: Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Board Room, Level Two
Admission: $20 Carlos Museum members; $25 non-members; includes cost of book
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Dec. 5, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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