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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
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HONORS
Emory's graduate, professional schools ranked among best by U.S. News
Emory's graduate and professional schools and programs are ranked among the best in the nation, according to analysis and surveys released today in U.S. News and World Report's 2019 edition of the "America's Best Graduate Schools" guide.

 

HEALTH
Researchers determine routes of respiratory infectious disease transmission on aircraft
A recent study conducted by Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and Georgia Tech assessed rates and routes of possible influenza or infectious disease transmission during flights.

 

FAITH
Emory conference marks 15 years of initiative in religious practices, practical theology
A three-day conference at Emory celebrates 15 years of the university's Initiative in Religious Practices and Practical Theology, which is supported by a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. A public interfaith panel discussion is set for Friday.

 

INSIGHT
Andrew Young, Ross Rossin to be featured in Emory conversation
Civil rights icon Andrew Young and renowned portrait artist Ross Rossin, Emory's Schwartz Artist-in-Residence, will meet for a public conversation, titled "Ultimately Human," on March 27 at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts.

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory University School of Medicine seniors participate in Match Day 2018
Graduating Emory University School of Medicine students experienced their "rite of passage" Friday, March 16, when they discovered where they are headed next on their journeys to become physicians.
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Take Note
 
iCIMS, Emory's new career portal and applicant tracking system, debuts March 21
iCIMS, Emory's new career portal and applicant tracking system, debuts March 21

Emory conference on quality in health care is April 2
Emory conference on quality in health care is April 2

Misha Jackson named Emory's head women's basketball coach
Misha Jackson named Emory's head women's basketball coach
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
Emory Insider

 

Considering a job transfer within Emory? A new spring webinar series offers strategies for resume writing, job search and interview skills. Register for the first, "Making a Move Within: Tips for Resume Writing," offered Friday, March 23, at 10 a.m. or Wednesday, March 28, at 12:15 p.m.
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In The News
 
Measuring animal intelligence

 

Measuring animal intelligence
March 18 |  Gregory Berns |  CBS Sunday Morning

Steel tariffs could crunch foreign carmakers in the U.S. South

 

Steel tariffs could crunch foreign carmakers in the U.S. South
March 17 |  Jeffrey Rosensweig |  NPR

Hepatitis C drugs save lives, but sick prisoners aren't getting them

 

Hepatitis C drugs save lives, but sick prisoners aren't getting them
March 15 |  Anne Spaulding |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
Film screening: "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein"

 

Film screening: "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein"
The screening of this Kenneth Branagh film with commentary by Paul Root Wolpe is a part of the Frankenstein Anniversary Celebration at Emory (FACE) on Screen series.
When: March 22, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
Concert: The Vega String Quartet

 

Concert: The Vega String Quartet
Hear the Vega String Quartet perform quartets of Beethoven, Mendelssohn and the world premiere of Richard Prior's Quartet No. 3.
When: March 24, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Emory Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference

 

Emory Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference
This daylong gathering will explore the roles of the interdisciplinary humanities and liberal arts throughout Emory's colleges, graduate and professional schools.
When: March 26, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: March 21, 11:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Meet Me @ Lullwater or the Tunnel Walking Groups
When: March 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve or Emory University Hospital Tunnel, entrance
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Caregiver Wellness: Take Time for Nutrition
When: March 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Community Partner as the Teacher: Collaborating with Community Partners to Facilitate Student Learning
When: March 21, 12:30 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 190P
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Creating Effective Infographics
When: March 21, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 303E
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Evening MBA Elective Preview Night
When: March 21, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Lecture: "Thucydides, Homer and the Idea of Historical Distance"
When: March 21, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Film screening: "Chasing Coral"
When: March 21, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Divine Felines Lecture: "The Magic of Cats and Dogs"
When: March 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Film screening and guest talk: "The Quad"
When: March 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Sustainable Food Production and Climate Change
When: March 22, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Center, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Philosophy Colloquium Series: "Converging Evidence, Diverging Responsibilities: The Role of Images in Holocaust Memory"
When: March 22, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Center, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Village Under the Forest"
When: March 22, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 501
 
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Theater: "Frankenstein Goes Back to the Lab"
When: March 22, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Center
Admission: Free; reservation required
 
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March
 
Workshop: Tensions in Sustainability
When: March 22, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Women and Minorities in STEM"
When: March 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Emory Tango Ensemble
When: March 22, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Robyn Bollinger, violin
When: March 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Jerico Vasquez
When: March 23, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital Run for Mercy 5K
When: March 24, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Perimeter Mall, Dillard's
Admission: $40-$45
 
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Film Screening: "The Suicide"
When: March 24, 11:30 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free; donations accepted
 
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Junior Recital: Zola Berger-Schmitz, viola
When: March 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Junior Recital: Vivie Lee, piano, and Martin Schreiner, voice
When: March 24, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Ancient Americas Lecture: "Analyzing West Mexican Ceramic Figures: New Methods for Determining Authenticity"
When: March 25, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Senior Recital: Eric Newell, bass/baritone and choral conducting
When: March 25, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Transforming Stakeholders' Words into Action: Using Community Engagement to Impact Translational Research and Health Disparities"
When: March 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 4001
Admission: Free
 
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James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference: "Public and Private Lives of Mary Church Terrell"
When: March 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room W525
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Religion and State: Islamic and Jewish Perspectives"
When: March 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Pitts Library, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Health + Humanities film screening and guest speakers: "And the Band Played On"
When: March 26, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Concert: Danijela Zezelj-Gualdi
When: March 26, 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 27, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Emory University Earth Festival
When: March 27, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
 
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Copying Courses In Canvas
When: March 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Poetry Reading: Rita Ann Higgins
When: March 27, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library
Admission: Free; registration requested
 
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Artist-in-Residence Program: "Ultimately Human: Ross Rossin and Ambassador Andrew Young"
When: March 27, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free; RSVP required
 
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Lecture: Poland's Role in the Holocaust
When: March 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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