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Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018
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ACHIEVEMENT
Emory ranked among top national universities by U.S. News
Emory University has been ranked 21st among the nation's top universities in the new 2019 Best Colleges guidebook from U.S. News and World Report.

 

LEADERSHIP
Provost announces search for next dean of Emory Law
A strategic search process is now underway for the next dean of Emory University's School of Law. Learn about the Search Advisory Committee and opportunities for community input.

 

EVENTS
Best-selling authors Tayari Jones, Pearl Cleage at Emory for SisterWriters
Best-selling author and Emory faculty member Tayari Jones joins Pearl Cleage, nationally recognized playwright, poet, novelist and social activist, to discuss mentorship and writing Sept. 27 at Emory's School of Law.

 

HONORS
Emory Healthcare makes Forbes list of Best Employers for New Grads
Emory Healthcare, the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia, is ranked No. 32 on Forbes list of the nation's best employers for new college graduates.

COMMUNITY
Proposed MARTA light rail line would ease Clifton Corridor traffic
The community is urged to speak out in support of the Clifton Corridor Transit Initiative, a four-mile light rail line that would provide commuting options, decrease traffic congestion and improve sustainability in the Emory area.
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Take Note
 
Hear a panel of Emory experts tell how they overcame 'Impostor Syndrome' and claimed their expertise
Hear a panel of Emory experts tell how they overcame 'Impostor Syndrome' and claimed their expertise

Sign up by Sept. 19 for workshop on using Wikipedia as a learning tool
Sign up by Sept. 19 for workshop on using Wikipedia as a learning tool

Blomeyer Health Fitness Center offers discounts throughout September
Blomeyer Health Fitness Center offers discounts throughout September
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Emory Insider: Traditions
 
Emory Insider

 

Carter Town Hall: For the 37th straight year, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will answer questions from Emory's first-year students at the annual Carter Town Hall. Watch it live on Emory's Facebook page (@EmoryUniversity) Sept. 12 at 8 p.m.  
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In the News
 
Mother finds frightening cause of dizziness: a heart tumor

 

Mother finds frightening cause of dizziness: a heart tumor
Sept. 10 |  Douglas Murphy |  WAGA-TV

Nike's Kaepernick campaign signals change in shoe politics

 

Nike's Kaepernick campaign signals change in shoe politics
Sept. 7 |  Michael Lewis |  Associated Press

Democratizing music through streaming tech and data analytics

 

Democratizing music through streaming tech and data analytics
Sept. 6 |  Brooke Michael Kain |  Forbes
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Featured Events
 
Meet Me @ Lullwater Walking Group

 

Meet Me @ Lullwater Walking Group
Join colleagues in a six-week walking group with fun activities and themes in a beautiful place at a beautiful time of year.
When: Sept. 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve, gate
Admission: Free
Concert: Music for a Wedding!

 

Concert: Music for a Wedding!
Celebrate a contemporary marital and musical partnership with Cesar Franck's great Sonata in A.
When: Sept. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
Performance: Chronicles of Hope

 

Performance: Chronicles of Hope
A diverse group of people challenged with mental health issues and substance abuse and their allies perform stories of hope, courage and recovery.
When: Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Introducing "Quizzes.Next," the New Canvas Quiz Tool
When: Sept. 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: R Coding Intermediate 1
When: Sept. 12, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Constitution Day lecture: "The Constitution as a Coup Against Public Opinion"
When: Sept. 12, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The 39 Steps"
When: Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Research Funding Opportunities: Halle Institute
When: Sept. 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Bowden Hall, Room 323
Admission: Free
 
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Science Cafe talk: "Diversity in Science: A Wicked Problem"
When: Sept. 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: O. Wayne Rollins Research Center, Room 1052
Admission: Free
 
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Creativity Conversation: "Portrait of an Activist: A Conversation with Alexia Jones of R2ISE"
When: Sept. 13, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Ruby Lal on Empress Nur Jahan
When: Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Grand Rounds: "Harnessing Implementation Science"
When: Sept. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Marcus Autism Center
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: The Art of Cultural Agility
When: Sept. 15, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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The OpEd Project workshop: IDN Thought Leader Fellowship
When: Sept. 15, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Rollins School of Public Health
Admission: Free
 
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Men's soccer: Emory vs. Millsaps
When: Sept. 15, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Family Tour and Art Workshop: Anubis Speaks!
When: Sept. 16, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: $25 for Carlos Museum members; $32 for nonmembers; includes the cost of the book
 
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Concert: Roy Harran, cello, with Julie Coucheron, piano
When: Sept. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Open House: The Center for Global Safe WASH
When: Sept. 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference: "Solving the Mystery of Grace Jones"
When: Sept. 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Sept. 18, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America"
When: Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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