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RESEARCH
Learning from lampreys
In this special feature, learn why immunology pioneer Max Cooper and researchers in his lab are hoping that an ancient immune system can provide therapeutic insights into our own.

 

HISTORY
Mellon grant to Emory will help provide new insights on slave trade
Emory has been awarded a $300,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that will allow researchers at Emory, across the U.S. and abroad to update and expand the renowned website Voyages: The Transatlantic Save Trade Database.

 

ARTS
Emory Dance Program professor, alumna revisit first collaboration in 'Rule of Thumb'
In 1993, professor Lori Teague cast student Christine Suarez in Teague's first choreographed work at Emory, "Rule of Thumb." The two are reprising the show 25 years later to explore the intersectionality of gender, age and race.

 

CAMPUS
Register for the 2018 Move More Challenge on Healthy Emory Connect
The Move More Challenge, Emory's annual physical activity challenge, steps off March 5. This year, registration takes place through Healthy Emory Connect, a new platform available via desktop or mobile app.

 

SCIENCE
Give a zap to Emory brain research for #STATMadness
Emory is participating in STAT Madness, a "March Madness" style bracket competition featuring biomedical research instead of basketball teams. Please vote!

 

EVENT
Emory, East Lake Golf Club host Bobby Jones Legacy Golf Tournament
Emory University and East Lake Golf Club will co-host the second-annual Bobby Jones Legacy Golf Tournament on March 24. The event raises funds for the Robert T. Jones Jr. Program at Emory.

HONORS
Recent Emory graduate awarded prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Stepheni Uh is one of just 35 recipients nationwide for the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which will fund her PhD research into the neurophysiological foundations of resilience in children growing up in poverty.
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Take Note
 
Emory continues commitment to DACA students
Emory continues commitment to DACA students

Emory hosts opening rounds of NCAA D-III basketball championships March 2-3
Emory hosts opening rounds of NCAA D-III basketball championships March 2-3

Nair to receive NASPA's Shattering the Glass Ceiling Award
Nair to receive NASPA's Shattering the Glass Ceiling Award

Remembering H. Kenneth Walker, 2018 Emory Medalist
Remembering H. Kenneth Walker, 2018 Emory Medalist
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Emory Insider: Safety
 
Emory Insider

 

Get a SafeRide on campus: If you are traveling alone on campus after dark, contact SafeRide to get a free shuttle, golf cart, vehicle or walking escort to your destination. The SafeRide service is available for both employees and students from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
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In The News
 
Emory Healthcare assists with launch of UK's first robotic heart surgery program

 

Emory Healthcare assists with launch of UK's first robotic heart surgery program
Feb. 26 |  Douglas Murphy |  BBC

Georgia lawmaker threatens to kill Delta state tax breaks over NRA stance

 

Georgia lawmaker threatens to kill Delta state tax breaks over NRA stance
Feb. 26 |  Robert Schapiro |  U.S. News & World Report

Commentary: Why we'll never have another Billy Graham

 

Commentary: Why we'll never have another Billy Graham
Feb. 22 |  Douglas A. Hicks |  Fortune
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Featured Events
 
Emotive Arts Series 2018: The Opioid Epidemic

 

Emotive Arts Series 2018: The Opioid Epidemic
Lectures, a panel discussion and student performances explore different perspectives on the opioid crisis.
When: March 1, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
Create Your Own Culture: A DIY Celebration

 

Create Your Own Culture: A DIY Celebration
Enjoy music, poetry and art celebrating Atlanta "Do-It-Yourself" culture and the intersection of the Rose Library's punk and poetry collections.
When: March 1, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Visual Arts Building and Gallery
Admission: Free
Glenn Chancel Choir: Concert for World Peace

 

Glenn Chancel Choir: Concert for World Peace
This concert featuring music and poetry dedicated to peace will include the Ralph Vaughan Williams cantata "Dona Nobis Pacem," with soloists and full orchestra.
When: March 2, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, Sanctuary
Admission: Free; offering will be taken
 
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Seminar: "One Person, One Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy"
When: Feb. 28, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Marie Marquardt: "Reflections on Storytelling, Human Health and Transformative Connections"
When: Feb. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 303
Admission: Free; limited seating
 
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Frankenstein Religious and Cultural Perspectives Speaker Series: "Let Them Have Dominion"
When: Feb. 28, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "13th"
When: Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Robert B. Smith III Visiting Professorship: "The Outnumbered Male"
When: March 1, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
MBA: Employee Information Session for Working Professionals
When: March 1, 7:30 a.m.
Where: 1300 Clifton Road, Auditorium, Room 130
Admission: Free
 
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Visiting Scholar Presentation: "Research as Advocacy: Healthy Equity Promotion in Disenfranchised Populations"
When: March 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Boardroom
Admission: Free
 
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Set Up Your Canvas Gradebook
When: March 1, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "O Dia que Durou 21 Anos / The Day That Lasted 21 Years"
When: March 1, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Frankenstein on Screen: "Bladerunner"
When: March 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Theater: "The Wilderness"
When: March 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building, Black Box Theater
Admission: Free; reservation required
 
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Dance performance: "Rule of Thumb"
When: March 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $15; $12 discount categories; $8 students
 
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Health + Humanities Lecture Series: "Why Are There Any Left-handers?"
When: March 2, 11:00 a.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290 and Lobby
Admission: Free
 
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James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference: "Florynce 'Flo' Kennedy: Black Feminist Radical"
When: March 5, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Spring Speaker Series: "Implementation Science in Nutrition: Rationale, Frameworks and Introduction to Society"
When: March 5, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "The Long Shadow in the Wake of Freddie Gray"
When: March 5, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Desire and Education: A Feminist Reading of Augustine's 'De Ordine'"
When: March 5, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market with Waste Outreach Education Table
When: March 6, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: March 6, 2:30 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Digital Media and Disability Cultures"
When: March 6, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Archaeological Institute of America Kress Lecture: "West Meets East: Commerce Between Ancient Rome and South Asia"
When: March 6, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Tell the Whole Story from Beginning to End: The Ramayana in Indian Painting"
When: March 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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