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Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018
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TEACHING
Students turn curators for Carlos Museum exhibit
A new exhibit at the Michael C. Carlos Museum unites artwork and classwork in a hands-on way, allowing Emory students to curate a first-of-its-kind show about the Ramayana in Indian painting.

 

HEALTH
Emory emergency medicine providers lead flu response at Grady
Health care providers in Emory School of Medicine's Department of Emergency Medicine have led a robust response to the surge in influenza patients at Grady Memorial Hospital, using specialized trailers that have extended Grady's busy emergency department.

 

INSIGHT
'The Enlightened Gene' captures Emory-Tibet Science Initiative's integration of science, faith
In their new co-written book, Emory professor Arri Eisen and Tibetan monk Geshe Yungdrung Konchok explore how insights from scientists and monastics enrich understandings of biology, physics and other sciences.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory global health case competition tackles refugee health in Atlanta
Twelve student teams addressed the health challenges of one of Atlanta's most vulnerable populations during the 2018 Intramural Emory Global Health Case Competition, proposing strategies to improve the health and wellbeing of the city's refugee communities.

IMPACT
An Emory clinic is transforming memory care
The Emory Integrated Memory Care Clinic is the first nurse-led clinic in the nation specializing in primary care for dementia patients, helping patients like Joung Ja Lee (left) and her daughter, Esther Lee, manage her care for multiple chronic conditions.
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Photo Galleries
 
Vigil for Parkland
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On Friday, Feb. 16, the Emory community gathered at the Cox Hall Bridge for a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the shooting at Marjory Douglas Stoneman High School in Parkland, Florida. Learn more about campus resources available to those needing support.

Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith
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Tracy K. Smith, the current U.S. poet laureate, read her poems at a free public event Saturday, Feb. 17, part of Emory's Raymond Danowski Poetry Library Reading Series. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
Public dialogue will explore 'Black and Latinx Solidarity'
Public dialogue will explore 'Black and Latinx Solidarity'

Lt. Gen. Pede, JAG of the US Army, to keynote Emory Law's Global Leaders Lecture
Lt. Gen. Pede, JAG of the US Army, to keynote Emory Law's Global Leaders Lecture

Dance examines gender identity and social constructs
Dance examines gender identity and social constructs
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
Emory Insider

 

Motorist assistance: Emory's Transportation and Parking Services assists motorists on campus who are dealing with a flat tire or car that won't start. This free service is available 24 hours a day. For help, call 404-727-1130.
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In The News
 
In laws, rhetoric and acts of violence, Europe is rewriting dark chapters of its past

 

In laws, rhetoric and acts of violence, Europe is rewriting dark chapters of its past
Feb. 19 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  Washington Post

Georgia might let adoption agencies use religion to refuse gay couples

 

Georgia might let adoption agencies use religion to refuse gay couples
Feb. 19 |  Melissa Carter |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Jimmy Carter's medical miracle

 

Jimmy Carter's medical miracle
Feb. 13 |  Jimmy Carter and Winship Cancer Institute |  Parade Magazine
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Featured Events
 
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
#TEDxEmory18 #SolveForX

 

#TEDxEmory18 #SolveForX
Hear talks from Pulitzer Prize winners, artists, researchers who are pushing the limits of their fields, and more.
When: Feb. 24, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building (WHSCAB)
Admission: Discounted price for Emory employees
Divine Felines Gallery Talk

 

Divine Felines Gallery Talk
Curator Melinda Hartwig leads visitors through the exhibition "Divine Felines: Cats in Ancient Egypt."
When: Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Exhibition Galleries, Level Three
Admission: Free; reservation required
 
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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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Lecture: "Globalization of the Food Supply and Associated Foodborne Illnesses"
When: Feb. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
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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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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Theater: "Phantasmagoria: the Mary Shelley Story"
When: Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Living Room
Admission: Free; reservation required
 
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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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An Afternoon with Jennifer Barlament
When: Feb. 23, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Chace Gallery
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Back to the City: Gentrification and the Struggle for Food Justice in Oakland, California"
When: Feb. 23, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Chinese Theater Club: "The Wilderness"
When: Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building, Black Box Theater
Admission: Free; reservation required
 
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Concert: Emory Wind Ensemble
When: Feb. 23, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: American Theatre Organ Society
When: Feb. 24, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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Jewish Chamber Music
When: Feb. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Marcus Hillel Center
Admission: Free
 
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"A Bunch of Different Ways I'd Like to Die": A Monologue by Tim McDonough
When: Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "The 'Me' in Media: How the Audience, Journalists and Experts Help Shape Our Public Health Narrative"
When: Feb. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference: "Remembering Julia: A Tale of Sex, Race and Place"
When: Feb. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Populist Antiheroes from B.J. Palmer to Donald Trump"
When: Feb. 26, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market with Waste Outreach Education Table
When: Feb. 27, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Panel: "Democracy Without Women Is Impossible"
When: Feb. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Joint reading: Poets Michael Marberry and Cassie Gonzalez
When: Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
 
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Pierce Lecture: "Does Religion Cause Violence?"
When: Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Be Not Afraid: The Preferential Option for the Poor and Christian Faith
When: Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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