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Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018
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COMMUNITY
Emory Healthcare and DeKalb Medical celebrate new partnership
Emory Healthcare welcomed DeKalb Medical to the family with partnership celebrations held Sept. 14 for employees, local leaders and government officials at each of the three DeKalb Medical locations, along with unveilings of new hospital signs at each facility. See video from the events.

 

HONORS
Emory professors selected for 2018 National Book Awards longlists
Out of hundreds of nominations for the prestigious National Book Awards, Carol Anderson's "One Person, No Vote" was chosen among the top 10 for nonfiction and Tayari Jones' "An American Marriage" made the top 10 for fiction.

 

CAMPUS
Jennifer Gunter King named new director of Emory's Rose Library
Jennifer Gunter King will serve as the new director of Emory's world-renowned Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, starting Oct. 15.

COLLABORATION
Emory receives $29 million from Wounded Warrior Project
During pregame events for last night's Atlanta Braves game, the Wounded Warrior Project presented a $29.2 million grant to the Emory Healthcare Veterans Program to further its work providing transformative care for veterans facing post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, depression and anxiety.
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Emory Insider: Honors
 
Emory Insider

 

Honorary degree nominations: Faculty, staff and students are invited to nominate outstanding individuals to receive honorary degrees at Commencement. Nominations are due by Oct. 22 for degrees to be presented in 2020 and beyond. Visit the new Honorary Degrees website to learn more.
 
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Take Note
 
Emory University issues statement regarding Emory Law School community issue
Emory University issues statement regarding Emory Law School community issue

Apply by Sept. 30 for General Sustainability and Social Justice Fund grants
Apply by Sept. 30 for General Sustainability and Social Justice Fund grants

Conference to celebrate 'Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot'
Conference to celebrate 'Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot'

Healthy Emory's Refresh from Stress starts Oct. 1
Healthy Emory's Refresh from Stress starts Oct. 1
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In the News
 
The yin and yang of entrepreneurship

 

The yin and yang of entrepreneurship
Sept. 17 |  Emory-Georgia Tech TI:GER program |  Forbes

A fresh look back at 2016 finds America with an identity crisis

 

A fresh look back at 2016 finds America with an identity crisis
Sept. 15 |  Alan Abramowitz  |  Washington Post

Adult survivors of childhood brain tumors may struggle to live independently

 

Adult survivors of childhood brain tumors may struggle to live independently
Sept. 13 |  Karen Effinger |  Reuters
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Featured Events
 
Concert: Emory's Kings of Keyboard

 

Concert: Emory's Kings of Keyboard
Classical pianist William Ransom, jazz pianist Gary Motley and organist Timothy Albrecht each take a solo turn in this showcase of Emory's own.
When: Sept. 22, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Emory Farmers Market

 

Emory Farmers Market
Enjoy delicious prepared foods and fresh, organic produce as the fall vegetables and fruits start to come in.
When: Sept. 25, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
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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Meet Me @ Lullwater Walking Group
When: Sept. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve, gate
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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How Students Read Assignment Prompts
When: Sept. 19, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room N301
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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Film screening: "Rebecca"
When: Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
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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Zero Waste Ambassador Training #1
When: Sept. 20, 11:45 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 874
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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Lecture: "Amazonian Archetypes from Antiquity to Contemporary Film and TV"
When: Sept. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Rich Memorial Building, Room 211
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 and Kung Fu
When: Sept. 20, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Girlhood Project: Building Relationships with Atlanta-area Girls
When: Sept. 20, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Center for Women, 3rd floor,
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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Environmental Sciences Fall Seminar Series: "Unjust But Not Illegal: The Lack of Environmental Justice Protections in Environmental Law"
When: Sept. 21, 10:00 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 111
Admission: Free
 
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A Conversation with Neema Namadamu
When: Sept. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Readings by Creative Writing Visiting Faculty
When: Sept. 21, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Assassin's Creed Discovery
When: Sept. 22, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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T.S. Eliot Society Conference Reception
When: Sept. 22, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Sheth Lecture in Indian Studies: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni on "Celebrating Diversity and Building Bridges"
When: Sept. 23, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room W525
Admission: Free
 
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Training: What's New In Canvas?
When: Sept. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Training: EndNote for the Beginner (PC)
When: Sept. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_63
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Geocoding Street Addresses
When: Sept. 25, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: "The Intersection of Status, Memory and Intimacy on Ancient Roman Marble Funerary Urns"
When: Sept. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Active Minds Presents: Activating Happiness
When: Sept. 25, 5:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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