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Thursday, April 5, 2018
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LITERATURE
Special feature: Who was Atticus Finch?
Letters by Harper Lee acquired by Emory's Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library shed new light on the beloved and now controversial character of Atticus Finch.

 

HONORS
Emory faculty awarded Guggenheim Fellowships
Emory University professors C. Jean Campbell and Carol Anderson have been awarded prestigious 2018 Guggenheim Fellowships to support their groundbreaking research.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory faculty, students, alumni honored for continuing King's legacy
To mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King Jr., Atlanta NPR affiliate WABE-FM honored individuals and organizations who are preserving King's mission and advancing his dream.

 

HEALTH
Bringing physical therapy to the ICU
With an elective course in advanced acute care, Emory's Division of Physical Therapy offers students the chance to understand and treat acute care patients early on in their recovery. It is the only such pre-professional course in the United States.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory team wins international global health competition
Emory recently hosted the International Emory Global Health Case Competition, drawing two dozen teams from leading universities around the world. A team of Emory graduate students took first place for the first time since 2012.

 

ARTS
Dance performance reimagines legendary Trisha Brown choreography
The world-renowned Trisha Brown Dance Company presents "In Plain Site," a site-specific work performed at various locations across Emory's campus. Performances are April 7-8.

LEADERSHIP
Conference showcases Emory's interdisciplinary humanities
The Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference explored the vitality and creative breadth of humanistic inquiry, as faculty, students and university leaders gathered to discuss the growth of interdisciplinary scholarship at Emory and ways to help it flourish.
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Take Note
 
Dooley's Week celebrates Emory spirit April 9-14
Dooley's Week celebrates Emory spirit April 9-14

Events on eating ethically, 'conscious capitalism' feature Whole Foods co-founder
Events on eating ethically, 'conscious capitalism' feature Whole Foods co-founder

 Apply for summer leadership programs through Learning and Organizational Development by April 16
Apply for summer leadership programs through Learning and Organizational Development by April 16
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Emory Insider: Amenities
 
Emory Insider

 

Go for a swim: Take a dip in the outdoor pool at the Student Activity and Academic Center on the Clairmont Campus. The pool reopened April 1 and is heated to a minimum of 78 degrees. Emory faculty and staff may purchase discount memberships or use the $10 daily walk-up pass.
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In The News
 
What would Martin Luther King's dream be in 2018? We asked leading activists

 

What would Martin Luther King's dream be in 2018? We asked leading activists
April 4 |  George Yancy |  The Guardian

Freezing her 'hunger nerve' helped this woman lose 25 pounds

 

Freezing her 'hunger nerve' helped this woman lose 25 pounds
April 4 |  David Prologo |  Today

The real Sinclair danger isn't its Trumpian promo, it's how many TV stations it owns

 

The real Sinclair danger isn't its Trumpian promo, it's how many TV stations it owns
April 3 |  Greg Martin and Josh McCrain |  USA Today
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Featured Events
 
Lecture: President of Tibetan government-in-exile on "The Tibetan People's Transition to Secular Democracy"

 

Lecture: President of Tibetan government-in-exile on "The Tibetan People's Transition to Secular Democracy"
Sikyong Lobsang Sangay will discuss his support of the "middle way approach" to peace in Tibet, which represents His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama's vision.
When: April 9, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Gambrell Hall, Tull Auditorium
Admission: Free
Emory Farmers Market with Waste Outreach Education Table

 

Emory Farmers Market with Waste Outreach Education Table
Enjoy fresh, seasonal local produce, delicious, convenient food choices and learn about Emory's waste removal policy.
When: April 10, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
This Tank Full of Dreams: Buddhism, Poetry and the Beats

 

This Tank Full of Dreams: Buddhism, Poetry and the Beats
Emory faculty will read Buddhist poems in their original languages, including Japanese, Tibetan, Sanskrit, Pali and Chinese, then students will read Beat poetry in English responding to the Buddhist tradition.
When: April 11, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Symposium: "Digital Humanities for the Study and Teaching of South Asia"
When: April 6, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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New Developments in Digital Scholarship
When: April 6, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Suite 303
Admission: Free
 
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RespectCon 2018
When: April 7, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Hotel and Conference Center
Admission: $20 to $150
 
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Concert: Atlanta's Young Artists
When: April 8, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "WASH and Women: What Does 'Involvement' in Water and Sanitation Mean for Females and Why Do We Care?"
When: April 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 2001
Admission: Free
 
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James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference: "Althea Gibson, Femininity and Homophobia in Sports"
When: April 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: SPSS Basics
When: April 9, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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Sustainable Events Showcase
When: April 9, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Donna J. Brogan Lecture in Biostatistics: "On Some Controversies in Cardiovascular Clinical Trials"
When: April 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 8030
Admission: Free
 
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John F. Morgan Sr. Distinguished Faculty Lecture: Carol Anderson on "White Rage"
When: April 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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2018 Hugh P. Davis Lecture: "Women and Health: Are We Making Progress?"
When: April 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Introduction to Manifold
When: April 10, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Set up your Canvas Gradebook
When: April 10, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market with Waste Outreach Education Table
When: April 10, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Islamophobia and the Struggle for Recognition"
When: April 10, 1:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Debate: "Is Eating Meat Ethical or Healthy?"
When: April 10, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Lights in the Darkness Movie Series: "Dead Man Walking"
When: April 10, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Conscious Capitalism Conversation with Whole Foods' John Mackey: Leadership and Culture Through the Purpose Lens
When: April 11, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center, Silverbell Pavilion
Admission: $30
 
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Meet Me @ Lullwater OR the Tunnel
When: April 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve or Emory University Hospital Tunnel entrance
Admission: Free
 
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Cinematheque screening: An Evening of Sit-Coms
When: April 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Puppet Masters: Wayang Kulit and the Ramayana Epic in Indonesia"
When: April 12, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Jazz on the Green
When: April 12, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Patterson Green
Admission: Free
 
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Campus memorial service to honor former Emory Provost Billy Frye
When: April 14, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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