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Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018
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ENGAGEMENT
Emory hosts community conversation on America's opioid crisis
Emory's "Conversations with America" came to campus for a robust town hall bringing together a panel of experts and the public to discuss many facets of the U.S. opioid crisis.

 

LITERATURE
Rose Library acquires two Irish collections
Building on the strengths of the Seamus Heaney collection, Emory's Rose Library has acquired the papers of poet Dennis O'Driscoll and historian Roy Foster, adding to one of the strongest Irish literary collections outside of Ireland.

 

INSIGHT
Symposium to explore future of life from religious, scientific viewpoints
"Religious and Scientific Perspectives on the Future of Life" will be held at Emory on Feb. 17 and is a collaborative partnership between the Candler School of Theology and Georgia Tech's Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

 

FACULTY
Class and Labor II report yields recommendations
With a faculty focus, findings from the latest Class and Labor Report call for collaborative work to achieve Emory's full potential for an ethically engaged, diverse community.

 

HONORS
Tao Zha named Fellow of Econometric Society
Tao Zha, Emory's Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Economics, has been named a 2017 Fellow of the Econometric Society, a small group of economic luminaries elected by their peers.

 

PUBLIC SAFETY
Car break-ins prompt a reminder to lock up
A recent increase in vehicle break-ins reported on campus has prompted a reminder from the Emory Department of Public Safety to lock and remove valuables from your vehicles.

EVENTS
From jazz to plays to poetry, February brings diverse arts events to campus
This month, experience a variety of events in the visual and performing arts, including Jazz Fest 2018, the Brave New Works playwriting festival and a reading from U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith.
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Take Note
 
Oxford College exhibit explores Beat Generation writers
Oxford College exhibit explores Beat Generation writers

Emory Johns Creek Hospital opens two new units to boost care capacity for patients
Emory Johns Creek Hospital opens two new units to boost care capacity for patients

Emory faculty, staff, students may sign up for Atlanta Fulton Public Library cards
Emory faculty, staff, students may sign up for Atlanta Fulton Public Library cards
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
Emory Insider

 

Need part-time help this semester? The Employee-Student Job Network links Emory faculty and staff looking to hire Emory students on a part-time basis for babysitting, pet care, house sitting, lawn care and more.
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In The News
 
More evidence traumatic brain injuries raise later dementia risk

 

More evidence traumatic brain injuries raise later dementia risk
Jan. 31 |  Donald Stein |  Reuters Health

U.S., Australia scientists win Japan Prize for immunology work

 

U.S., Australia scientists win Japan Prize for immunology work
Jan. 30 |  Max Cooper |  New York Times

The good economy might not bail out Republicans in the midterms after all

 

The good economy might not bail out Republicans in the midterms after all
Jan. 30 |  Alan Abramowitz |  CNBC
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Featured Events
 
Distinguished Faculty Lecture: "White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide" by Carol Anderson

 

Distinguished Faculty Lecture: "White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide" by Carol Anderson
Emory history professor Carol Anderson delivers this year's John F. Morgan Sr. Distinguished Faculty Lecture.
When: Feb. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Ballroom
Admission: Free
All in a Day: 24 Hours of Change

 

All in a Day: 24 Hours of Change
Emory's second day of giving offers fun and easy ways to support what inspires you. Visit stations at Wonderful Wednesday After Dark beginning at 5:30 p.m. and other campus locations.
When: Feb. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission:  Donations to favorite Emory causes
Emory's Annual Camp & Learning Expo 2018

 

Emory's Annual Camp & Learning Expo 2018
Get help with summer child care and enrichment with information from nearly 100 summer camps and quality academic programs for children aged 5-17.
When: Feb. 8, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Tools for Network Thinking Workshop
When: Feb. 2, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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New Era in Distributed Computing with Blockchains and Databases
When: Feb. 2, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Math and Science Center, Room E208
Admission: Free
 
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Exhibition Opening Event: "Uhtceare: An Exploration of Grief"
When: Feb. 2, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Chace Gallery
Admission: Free
 
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Brave New Works: "Kings are Killed" by Jiréh Breon Holder
When: Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free; reservations required
 
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Candler Concert Series: Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano
When: Feb. 3, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $50; $40 discount; $5 Emory students
 
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Men's baseball: Emory vs. Piedmont College
When: Feb. 4, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
 
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Feb.
 
The Bach Bowl
When: Feb. 4, 4:00 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: "Pulse of the People: Political Rap Music and Black Politics"
When: Feb. 5, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room W525
Admission: Free
 
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Armelagos Lecture in Biocultural Anthropology: "Sick of Race: How Racism Harms Health and Misleads Medicine"
When: Feb. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 303
Admission: Free
 
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Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance with Tim Wise
When: Feb. 5, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Sophie Shao and Milana Strezeva
When: Feb. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: Feb. 6, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Feb. 6, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Feb. 6, 2:30 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Breathe: Stillness in the Busy-ness
When: Feb. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening and panel: "Milwaukee 53206"
When: Feb. 6, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Pop-Up Public Library Card Drive
When: Feb. 7, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Level 2
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ the Tunnel Walking Group
When: Feb. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Tunnel
Admission: Free
 
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International Collaborations Faculty Panel Discussion
When: Feb. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Intro to Digital Publishing
When: Feb. 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 303E
Admission: Free
 
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Colloquium: Erica Dawson, poet
When: Feb. 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room N301
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Hearing the Call: The Spiritual and Cultural Journey of Rosemary McCombs Maxey"
When: Feb. 7, 4:00 p.m.
Where: MIchael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: Erica Dawson, poet
When: Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Brave New Works: "Rothschild's Fiddle" by Anton Chekhov
When: Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Eyes on the Prize"
When: Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
 
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Regenerative Therapies for Peripheral Arterial Disease
When: Feb. 8, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Involving Undergraduates in Your Research
When: Feb. 8, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 217
Admission: Free
 
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Can We Know What It's Like to Be a Dog?
When: Feb. 8, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Building, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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"Gruzzolino": Music, Fables and Italian Puppets
When: Feb. 8, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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