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Thursday, March 22, 2018
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SPECIAL FEATURE
It's alive! How Frankenstein's monster became an icon
From labs to libraries, theaters to theology, Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" continues to spark wonder and debate 200 years after it was published. Emory faculty explore a cultural icon and classic novel at the nexus of major questions about science, society and philosophy.

 

IMPACT
Celebrating the many roles of Rosemary Magee
For 40 years, Rosemary Magee helped shape Emory with quiet diplomacy, creative vision and a gift for building bridges — an influence that has been felt across campus.

 

ARTS
Thinking big: Student research brings microtheatre to Emory
Emory College senior Cameron Frostbaum is using his honors thesis research to introduce local audiences to microtheatre, which began in Spain and features short plays performed for small groups in flexible spaces.

 

HEALTH
$15 million gift will create Marcus Stroke Network
The Marcus Foundation has donated $15 million to establish the Marcus Stroke Network to help reduce stroke disability and death rates in the Southeastern United States, powered by two comprehensive stroke centers at Emory and Grady.

CAMPUS
Tibet Week to focus on 'compassion, healing and transformation'
Tibet Week, set for March 26-31, features colorful ceremonies, the creation of an intricate sand mandala, daily guided meditations and special discussions focused on this year's theme of "Compassion, Healing and Transformation."
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Take Note
 
Learning and Organizational Development now accepting applications, nominations for summer leadership programs
Learning and Organizational Development now accepting applications, nominations for summer leadership programs

2018 Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon rescheduled for March 29
2018 Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon rescheduled for March 29

Center for Faculty Development and Excellence seeks proposals for Academic Learning Communities
Center for Faculty Development and Excellence seeks proposals for Academic Learning Communities
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Emory Insider: Community
 
Emory Insider

 

Atlanta Science Festival on campus: Emory hosts three major events for the Atlanta Science Festival on Friday from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Bring your family to check out the Chemistry Carnival at the Atwood Chemistry Center, Physics Live! at the Math and Science Center and Science.Art.Wonder on the quad.
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In The News
 
Who is the real Atticus Finch?

 

Who is the real Atticus Finch?
March 22 |  Joseph Crespino |  Wall Street Journal

An experimental weight loss procedure literally freezes hunger signals

 

An experimental weight loss procedure literally freezes hunger signals
March 21 |  J. David Prologo |  Time

Your chances of getting sick in the air soar if your neighbor is ill

 

Your chances of getting sick in the air soar if your neighbor is ill
March 19 |  Vicki Stover Hertzberg |  CNN
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Featured Events
 
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
Emory University Earth Festival

 

Emory University Earth Festival
Sustainability-related student groups, Emory departments and Atlanta organizations showcase their work to kick off Earth Month.
When: March 27, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
 
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Pitts Exhibition: African Christianity
When: March 23, 7:30 a.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library
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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"Elect Her: Emory Women Win," with keynote by Cathy Woolard
When: March 23, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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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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Senior Recital: Vivie Lee, piano; Junior Recital: 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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Lecture: "Double Helix"
When: March 26, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Rich Building, Room 108
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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Concert: Danijela Zezelj-Gualdi
When: March 26, 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 27, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
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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WaterHub tour
When: March 27, 2:30 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
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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Korean Culture Fair
When: March 28, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ Lullwater OR the Tunnel
When: March 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve or Emory University Hospital Tunnel entrance
Admission: Free
 
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Data Visualization in R
When: March 28, 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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EndNote Introduction
When: March 28, 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Lovis Corinth Colloquium: "Quid est secretum?: On the Visual Representation of Mystery and Secrecy in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700"
When: March 29, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
When: March 29, 5:30 p.m.
Where:  Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Pyeongchang Olympics and Prospects for Peace
When: March 29, 5:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Ex Machina"
When: March 29, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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