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Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018
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HEALTH
Heart storms: Surviving a cardiac crisis
What happens when the heart, the body's most important muscle, short-circuits? In this special feature, meet three Emory patients who survived unexpected cardiac emergencies.

 

CAMPUS
'Divine Felines' exhibition showcases Egypt's exaltation of cats
"Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt," now open at the Carlos Museum, showcases cats and lions, plus dogs and jackals, as domesticated pets, creatures of the wild and mythic symbols of divinity.

 

BUSINESS
Goizueta launches 'Entrepreneurs-in-Residence' program
Goizueta Business School has launched Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, designed to offer students real-life experience with people who have done what they're studying to do. The entrepreneurs will advise BBA and MBA students looking to start their own companies.

 

COLLABORATION
RCE Greater Atlanta officially acknowledged by United Nations University
Led by Emory, Georgia Tech and Spelman College, RCE Greater Atlanta has been officially acknowledged as a new regional sustainability network by the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability.

COMMUNITY
Move More Challenge returns with new ways to track your steps
Registration is now under way for Emory's popular employee physical activity challenge, which steps off March 5 using Healthy Emory Connect, the university's new health and wellness platform.
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PHOTO GALLERY
 
Feast of Words toasts Emory faculty authors, editors
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The Emory community gathered Feb. 12 to celebrate the 109 faculty members across the university who authored or edited a total of 115 books last year. Learn more about this year's books and see more photos from Feast of Words.
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Take Note
 
The Feminist Wire's Tamura Lomax to lecture Feb. 21 at Candler
The Feminist Wire's Tamura Lomax to lecture Feb. 21 at Candler

Winship celebrates 20 years of outstanding leadership on bone marrow transplants
Winship celebrates 20 years of outstanding leadership on bone marrow transplants

View classes from Learning and Organizational Development available through June
View classes from Learning and Organizational Development available through June
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Emory Insider: Sustainability
 
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Learn how to keep waste out of landfills: As Emory implements the new waste policy, volunteers from the Office of Sustainability Initiatives will be at the Cox Hall Bridge from 12-2 p.m. Feb. 19-22 to help you properly sort waste into recycling and compost bins, since this location has the highest contamination on campus. You can also sign up to help.
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In The News
 
This is why Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was just awarded the $5 million Ibrahim prize

 

This is why Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was just awarded the $5 million Ibrahim prize
Feb. 13 |  Pamela Scully |  Washington Post

It's alive! Frankenstein at 200

 

It's alive! Frankenstein at 200
Feb. 12 |  Sidney Perkowitz |  NPR

Flu season still getting worse; now as bad as 2009 swine flu

 

Flu season still getting worse; now as bad as 2009 swine flu
Feb. 9 |  James Steinberg |  Associated Press
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Featured Events
 
Poetry reading: U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

 

Poetry reading: U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith
Smith's reading of her poems is open to the public as part of the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library Reading Series.
When: Feb. 17, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
Admission: Free
Brave New Works: "Wooden Nickels"

 

Brave New Works: "Wooden Nickels"
Joseph Skibell, Winship Distinguished Research Professor in the Humanities, adapted this play from his collection of true short stories.
When: Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free; reservation required
Taxes: What's Changed and What's Stayed the Same

 

Taxes: What's Changed and What's Stayed the Same
Learn how taxes work, how the tax plan passed at the end of 2017 will impact you and what the new tax plan will not do.
When: Feb. 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room 130
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Women's Heart Center: Wear Red Health Fair
When: Feb. 16, 7:30 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Chinese New Year Celebration
When: Feb. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Reflections on the EPA: An Assessment of the Past Year and What's to Come"
When: Feb. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Brave New Works: "Fellow's Fellows"
When: Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Alexandra Shatalov, oboe
When: Feb. 16, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Emory Gamelan Ensemble
When: Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference: "Working Hard Ain't Enough for Black Americans"
When: Feb. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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2018 Turkish Lecture Series: "Is Turkey a Democracy?"
When: Feb. 19, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center Hotel, Lullwater Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Bederman Lecture: "Immigrants, Refugees and Women: International Obligations and the United States"
When: Feb. 19, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Gambrell Hall, Tull Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Pope Francis, the Church and the World"
When: Feb. 19, 7:15 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, P-Level Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Pitts Annual Book Sale
When: Feb. 20, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Pitts Lecture Hall
Admission: Books from $1 to $10
 
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Canvas Assignments
When: Feb. 20, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Feb. 20, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Candler's Black Student Caucus and Social Concerns Network: "Fearless Dialogues"
When: Feb. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Promoting Resilience after Trauma and Early Adversity: Social and Cultural Factors"
When: Feb. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Room 721
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Feb. 20, 2:30 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Adaptation to a Changing Climate and Society: Case Studies for Sustainable Food Production in Japan"
When: Feb. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Annual Anna Julia Cooper Lecture: "Erotophobia and Hypermoralism: The Black Church, Jezebel and the Disabling Politics of Splitting"
When: Feb. 21, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Zero Waste Ambassadors Training
When: Feb. 21, 11:45 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ the Tunnel Walking Group
When: Feb. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Tunnel
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Publishing with GitHub Pages
When: Feb. 21, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "The Russian Revolution in Rachmaninov and Scriabin"
When: Feb. 21, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Poetry reading: "The Rebel: In Celebration of Mari Evans"
When: Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Black Is ... Black Ain't"
When: Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Four Hand Piano
When: Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Using Canvas Pages and Modules
When: Feb. 22, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: Imagery of ancient Egyptian divine being Bes
When: Feb. 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Why Natural Food? Answers from the German Past"
When: Feb. 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Center, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Neuroeducation and the Adolescent Brain"
When: Feb. 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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Pierce Hall Open House
When: Feb. 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College
Admission: Free
 
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Creativity Conversation: Joseph Skibell and Jireh Holder
When: Feb. 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
 
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Panel discussion: "Black-Latinx Solidarity"
When: Feb. 22, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building
Admission: Free with Emory ID
 
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Workshop: "Advocacy Writing for Nonprofit and Environmental Sectors"
When: Feb. 22, 5:00 p.m.
Where: B. Jones Building, Career Center
Admission: Free
 
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Panel: "The Legacy of John Wesley and the Church Today"
When: Feb. 22, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Abigail Santos Villalobos and Erika Tazawa
When: Feb. 22, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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