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Thursday, March 1, 2018
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LITERATURE
Emory acquires letters by 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee
A collection of personal correspondence and memorabilia of renowned novelist Harper Lee, author of "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "Go Set a Watchman," has been acquired by Emory.

 

EVENTS
March arts events include the return of Barenaked Voices
Emory hosts a packed calendar of arts events this month, including the 15th-annual Barenaked Voices, a concert featuring the university's student a cappella groups and benefitting mental health services.

 

HONORS
Emory earns 'Gold' rating for sustainability leadership, innovation
Emory University has once again received a "Gold" rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education for efforts including sustainable dining, biodiversity, support for research, and more.

 

INTERNATIONAL
Film series marks pivotal year of Brazilian civil-military dictatorship
"Resistance and Memory," a year-long film series commemorating 50 years since 1968, a key year in Brazilian history, screens its final film tonight before concluding with a special symposium March 20.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory Wheel wins awards for reporting, opinion, cartoon
The Emory Wheel, the university's independent student newspaper, has received six awards from the Georgia Press Association for its 2017 Better Newspaper Contest.

COMMUNITY
ReSpectacle program renews patients' sight with refurbished eyeglasses
A group of Emory medical students meets every two months to clean and inventory masses of donated prescription eyeglasses. They are then listed in an online database available to providers looking for free glasses for patients in need.
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Take Note
 
Reminder: Vote for Emory brain research in #STATMadness
Reminder: Vote for Emory brain research in #STATMadness

Andrew H. Miller honored with 2018 Levy Research Award
Andrew H. Miller honored with 2018 Levy Research Award

 Emory heart transplant recipients celebrate life at Heart-to-Heart event
Emory heart transplant recipients celebrate life at Heart-to-Heart event
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Emory Insider: Support
 
Emory Insider

 

Join an indoor or outdoor walking group: The Move More Challenge starts Monday, and if you're looking for ways to increase your steps during the work day, consider joining colleagues for an eight-week walking group. Every Wednesday at noon from March 7 through April 5, walkers will meet at the gates of Lullwater Preserve for outdoor walks and at the Emory University Hospital tunnel for indoor walks.
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In The News
 
What did Jesus look like? Popular images of white savior are wrong, new book claims

 

What did Jesus look like? Popular images of white savior are wrong, new book claims
Feb. 28 |  Charles D. Hackett |  Newsweek

Apples in Stereo's Robert Schneider gave up a flourishing music career to chase his true passion: Math

 

Apples in Stereo's Robert Schneider gave up a flourishing music career to chase his true passion: Math
Feb. 26 |  Robert Schneider |  Atlanta Magazine

Academic minute: Learning from mistakes

 

Academic minute: Learning from mistakes
Feb. 23 |  Samuel Sober |  Inside Higher Ed
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Featured Events
 
NCAA D-III Men's Basketball Championships: Emory vs. Berry College

 

NCAA D-III Men's Basketball Championships: Emory vs. Berry College
Emory hosts the first two rounds of the 2018 NCAA D-III Tournament. The Eagles play in the second game on Friday, then play again at 7 p.m. Saturday if they beat Berry.
When: March 2, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
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, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church
Admission: Free; offering will be taken
Divine Felines Lecture: "Cats and Catacombs: Cat Cults and Kitten Mummies in Ancient Egypt"

 

Divine Felines Lecture: "Cats and Catacombs: Cat Cults and Kitten Mummies in Ancient Egypt"
Salima Ikram, Distinguished University Professor at the American University in Cairo, discusses the mummification of cats and various roles that felines played in cat cults.
When: March 8, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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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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March
 
Theater: "The Wilderness"
When: March 2, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building, Black Box Theater
Admission: Free; reservation required
 
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March
 
Dance: "Rule of Thumb"
When: March 2, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $15; $12 discount categories; $8 students
 
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March
 
Beloved Community: Women's History Month Service
When: March 4, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
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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March
 
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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March
 
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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March
 
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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March
 
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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March
 
Seminar: "Discovery to Implementation: Community-Engaged Translational Research to Improve Adolescent Health"
When: March 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 4001
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Introduction to EndNote (PC Adobe Connect)
When: March 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
WaterHub Tour
When: March 6, 2:30 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Lecture: "Digital Media and Disability Cultures"
When: March 6, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
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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March
 
Graphic Design for Canvas
When: March 7, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Understanding and Preventing Teen Suicide: The Georgia Suicide Safer Communities for Youth Project
When: March 7, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Faculty Office Building, 49 Jesse Hill Jr. Dr. SE, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Is Our 'Secular Age' Sounding a Death Knell for Organized Religion?"
When: March 7, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Meet Me @ Lullwater OR the Tunnel
When: March 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve or Emory University Hospital Tunnel entrance
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Data Visualization in R
When: March 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Seminar: "How is Contemplative Science Relevant to Your Field?"
When: March 7, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 230
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Lecture: "Upgrading the Animal Mind: From Automatons to Cognitive Beings"
When: March 7, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Lecture Room
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
When: March 7, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
This Tank Full of Dreams: Buddhism, Poetry and the Beats
When: March 7, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Lecture: "Pope Francis' Comprehensive Vision of Peace"
When: March 7, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Cinematheque screening: "Scandal" episodes
When: March 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: March 8, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
AntiquiTEA: Classical luxury glassware
When: March 8, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Emory Women of Excellence Awards
When: March 8, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Miller Ward Alumni House
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Lecture: Tax Reform and Its Impact
When: March 8, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Emory University Symphony Orchestra: An American Celebration
When: March 8, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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