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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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IMPACT
Emory professor's new podcast unearths Georgia's 'Buried Truths'
In a new six-episode podcast, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Hank Klibanoff explores the case of Isaiah Nixon, an African American man killed for voting in Georgia in 1948.

 

INNOVATION
In medicine, 3D printers move beyond curiosities
As part of the DIY revolution, Emory doctors are using 3D printers to make body parts, medical tools, training models, and prototypes.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory Women's Swimming & Diving wins ninth-straight NCAA championship
The Emory University women's swimming and diving program captured its ninth-consecutive NCAA Division III national championship Saturday night. Emory's men's swimming and diving team finished second in their NCAA competition.

 

RESEARCH
Biologists unravel another mystery of what makes DNA go 'loopy'
In a paper published in Science, Emory biologists working in Victor Corces' lab discovered another key to how DNA forms loops and wraps inside the cell nucleus — a precise method of "packing" that may affect gene expression.

 

CAMPUS
Community well-being survey on sexual violence seeks student responses
Emory students have an opportunity to help influence sexual assault prevention and support strategies by participating in an anonymous, online campus survey about experiences with unwanted sexual activity.

TEACHING
Bridging medicine and literature through a pilgrimage to Faulkner's home
Students in the Emory School of Medicine and Emory College recently traveled to the Mississippi home of William Faulkner, part of an interdisciplinary course on literature and medicine that helps future physicians better understand the human condition.
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Emory celebrates Tibet Week
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Emory's annual Tibet Week began Monday with the traditional opening ceremony and the start of construction of an intricate sand mandala. Events continue through Saturday, including daily meditation, panel discussions, a film screening and other opportunities. Learn more about the week.
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Take Note
 
Woodruff Library offers April 6-7 conference on using digital humanities for study, teaching about South Asia
Woodruff Library offers April 6-7 conference on using digital humanities for study, teaching about South Asia

Jim Lavery receives Global Forum for Bioethics in Research Award
Jim Lavery receives Global Forum for Bioethics in Research Award

Emory to host symposium to showcase chemical biology in Atlanta
Emory to host symposium to showcase chemical biology in Atlanta
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
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Ticket discounts: Current and retired Emory faculty and staff are eligible for discounts on Arts at Emory events. Call the box office at 404-727-5050 or visit in person to purchase tickets at your special price.
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In The News
 
Democrats may need a supersize win to take the House

 

Democrats may need a supersize win to take the House
March 26 |  Alan Abramowitz  |  Washington Post

Some fear steel tariff could hurt auto industry in the South

 

Some fear steel tariff could hurt auto industry in the South
March 24 |  Jeffrey Rosensweig |  Associated Press

AIDS researcher Robert Redfield is the new CDC director

 

AIDS researcher Robert Redfield is the new CDC director
March 22 |  Jim Curran |  Time Magazine
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Featured Events
 
Film screening:  "Insecure"

 

Film screening: "Insecure"
Emory Cinematheque continues its "Black Lives on the Small Screen" series.
When: March 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
Tibet Week Closing Ceremonies

 

Tibet Week Closing Ceremonies
Geshe Lobsang Tenzin and the monks of Drepung Loseling conclude the annual week of learning about the art and culture of Tibet.
When: March 31, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum
Admission: Free
Poetry reading: Sinéad Morrissey

 

Poetry reading: Sinéad Morrissey
Award-winning Irish poet Sinéad Morrissey, raised in Belfast during the Troubles, reads from her work.
When: April 3, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library
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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Lecture: "Pursuing Climate Progress in the New Communication Climate"
When: March 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
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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World Water Day 2018: "Water in Puerto Rico: Before and Beyond Hurricane Maria"
When: March 28, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Feminists in Action Panel on Domestic Violence
When: March 28, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Math and Science Center, Room E208
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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AntiquiTea: "Symbolism of Avalokiteshvara Mandala"
When: March 29, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
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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Film screening: "Kokonor"
When: March 29, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Colloquium: Aimee Nezhukumatathil
When: March 30, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room N301
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: Aimee Nezhukumatathil
When: March 30, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Mandala Sand Painting
When: March 31, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission:  Free for museum members; $10 for nonmember adults, $8 for children ages 6 to 16, free for children 5 and under
 
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Senior Honors Recital: Xiaochen Chen, piano
When: March 31, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Korean Culture Night
When: March 31, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Administration Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Farmworker Trafficking Teach-In
When: April 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 421
Admission: Free
 
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James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference: "Radical Politics and the Making of Latino Religion"
When: April 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
 
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Emory Farmers Market with Waste Outreach Education Table
When: April 3, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Jazz Combos
When: April 3, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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