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Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
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SPECIAL FEATURE
President and professor
In a lively meeting of generations, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter joined first-year Emory students for the 37th annual Carter Town Hall, a long-standing tradition that offers the university's newest class a firsthand glimpse into the mind of the global humanitarian.

 

SAFETY
Learn about Emory resources during National Preparedness Month
September is National Disaster Preparedness Month. Find out what you should do to be ready for different types of emergencies that could occur on campus.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory Herbarium to commemorate growing collection
The Emory Herbarium hosts a Research Symposium & Celebration on Sept. 21 to mark a major milestone — the digitization of more than 20,000 plant specimens, the oldest of which dates back to 1872.

 

RESEARCH
NSF awards $1 million for decoding massive brain datasets
With support from the National Science Foundation, scientists at Emory, Georgia Tech, Northwestern and the University of Chicago will use advanced "machine learning" techniques to decode the complex languages of the nervous system.

INSPIRATION
Emory's African American collections, curator Randall Burkett, celebrated in new exhibit
"Building Emory's African American Collections: Highlights from the Curatorial Career of Randall K. Burkett," an exhibition now open at Emory's Woodruff Library, features treasures from collections and Burkett's stories of their discovery and acquisition.
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Emory Insider: Support
 
Emory Insider

 

Get support personal and professional issues: Emory's Faculty Staff Assistance Program aims to help employees enhance their personal and professional well-being. Check out the variety of programs, services and workplace resources offered.  
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Take Note
 
RSVP by Friday for Sept. 17 campus event with Atlanta Fed president
RSVP by Friday for Sept. 17 campus event with Atlanta Fed president

Fire claims studio of Atlanta artist and Emory alum Fahamu Pecou
Fire claims studio of Atlanta artist and Emory alum Fahamu Pecou

Series will bridge gap from university innovation to commercialization in the life sciences
Series will bridge gap from university innovation to commercialization in the life sciences

JScreen highlights September's Tay-Sachs awareness month as reminder for genetic testing
JScreen highlights September's Tay-Sachs awareness month as reminder for genetic testing
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In the News
 
California transit agency allows ad from Holocaust denial group

 

California transit agency allows ad from Holocaust denial group
Sept. 12 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  The Guardian

Midwife helps save Georgia woman and her newborn

 

Midwife helps save Georgia woman and her newborn
Sept. 12 |  Alexis Dun |  Fox 5 Atlanta

Allegations against Les Moonves will impact CBS even after he's gone, Emory dean says

 

Allegations against Les Moonves will impact CBS even after he's gone, Emory dean says
Sept. 10 |  Erika James |  CNBC
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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. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve, gate
Admission: Free
Film screening: "Rebecca"

 

Film screening: "Rebecca"
See Alfred Hitchcock's first American film, an expert adaptation of Daphne DuMaurier's Gothic English novel.
When: Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
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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Performance: "Chronicles of Hope"
When: Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Road
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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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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Open House: The Center for Global Safe WASH
When: Sept. 17, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Fed president visits Emory
When: Sept. 17, 6:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free; RSVP required
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Sept. 18, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Get to Know ArcGIS Pro
When: Sept. 18, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
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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Inaugural Catholic Studies Lecture: Cardinal Kurt Koch on "The Significance of Theology for the Ecumenical Movement"
When: Sept. 19, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Revitalising Informal Settlements and Their Environments
When: Sept. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 2001
Admission: Free
 
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Microeconomics seminar: "Long-term Care Hospitals: A Case Study in Waste"
When: Sept. 19, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room S319
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: "R Coding Intermediate 2: Strings"
When: Sept. 19, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Health Innovation Commercialization Series: Networking Do's & Don'ts
When: Sept. 19, 4:30 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 100
Admission: Free
 
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Grand Rounds: "Surgeons as Manual Laborers: 'All Bent Out of Shape'"
When: Sept. 20, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Panel discussion: Equitable Workplace Practices
When: Sept. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Center, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Center for Mind Brain and Culture lecture and reception: "Origins of Human Collaboration"
When: Sept. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation
When: Sept. 20, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Italian singer Sara Romano
When: Sept. 20, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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"Yours in Sisterhood": Documentary screening and conversation with Irene Lusztig
When: Sept. 20, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: The Federal Government and Indian Tribes
When: Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "An Eagle on the Nopal: Nature in the Aztec Cosmovision"
When: Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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