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Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018
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LEADERSHIP
Emory to increase stipends for PhD students in Laney Graduate School
Emory University is making a significant new investment in graduate education by increasing the base stipend for doctoral students. The increase represents an investment of more than $40 million over five years.

 

CAMPUS
Emory's new Campus Life Center gets official name
Known as the Campus Life Center during initial planning phases, the university's new community hub has now been named the Emory Student Center. Slated to open in May 2019, it will provide dining options, recreational spaces, event locations and much more.

 

IMPACT
Emory Nursing, Public Health have 'Eyes on the Opioid Crisis'
Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and Rollins School of Public Health will host "Eyes on the Opioid Crisis" on Thursday, Oct. 11, featuring panels examining policy, practice and science impacted by this crisis.

 

EVENTS
October arts events bring music, mystery and more
From jazz performances on Patterson Green to international music guests, Emory's October arts events take patrons outside the typical performance space and bring global voices to campus.

LITERATURE
'SisterWriters' Tayari Jones, Pearl Cleage share their literary friendship in Emory talk
It was an evening of laughter, sisterhood and sound advice when author and new Emory professor Tayari Jones and author/activist Pearl Cleage sat down to discuss mentorship and writing before an appreciative crowd last week.
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Emory Insider: Community
 
Emory Insider

 

Take or renew the Sustainability Pledge: Emory needs the active participation of the entire community to help meet the university's commitment to a sustainable campus. You can pledge to do three actions that are sustainable and encourage three friends to take the pledge. 
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Take Note
 
Provost Lecture Series announces events for academic year
Provost Lecture Series announces events for academic year

Nominate faculty for the Albert E. Levy Award for Scientific Research
Nominate faculty for the Albert E. Levy Award for Scientific Research

Emory chapter of Atlanta Society of Mentors open to all STEM scholars
Emory chapter of Atlanta Society of Mentors open to all STEM scholars

Ethics Center director Paul Root Wolpe to give 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' talkback on Oct. 7
Ethics Center director Paul Root Wolpe to give 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' talkback on Oct. 7
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In the News
 
'Identity sports' have been exercised in defense of stars more than what they signify

 

'Identity sports' have been exercised in defense of stars more than what they signify
Oct. 1 |  Erin Tarver  |  Washington Post

NAFTA replacement deal struck by U.S. and Canada: What you need to know

 

NAFTA replacement deal struck by U.S. and Canada: What you need to know
Oct. 1 |  Jeffrey Rosensweig |  Newsweek

Q&A with Linda McCauley, 2018 Women Who Mean Business honoree

 

Q&A with Linda McCauley, 2018 Women Who Mean Business honoree
Sept. 28 |  Linda McCauley |  Atlanta Business Chronicle
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Featured Events
 
Conversations on the Quad

 

Conversations on the Quad
All faculty, staff and students are invited to drop by from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to talk about the theme of "community."
When: Oct. 4, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
Admission: Free
 Jazz on the Green

 

Jazz on the Green
Bring friends, family, a blanket and a picnic to hear the Emory Jazz Ensembles perform outdoors while the weather is good.
When: Oct. 4, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Patterson Green
Admission: Free
In-Process Reading of Jack Kerouac's "The Haunted Life"

 

In-Process Reading of Jack Kerouac's "The Haunted Life"
Attend a reading of a formerly lost Jack Kerouac novella manuscript. This coming-of-age story will become a fully staged version next spring in New England.
When: Oct. 9, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library
Admission: Free
 
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Dean's Lecture: "Crossing Racial Lines on a Class Ticket: White Evangelicals, Black Suffering and Televised Faith"
When: Oct. 3, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ Lullwater Walking Group
When: Oct. 3, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve, gate
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: Oct. 3, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: "R Coding Application: Text Mining"
When: Oct. 3, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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The Virginia S. DeHaan Guest Lecture: "Implementation Science: A Path to Ensuring Quality Mental Health Care"
When: Oct. 3, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P. and Anne Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Contemplative Science Seminar
When: Oct. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Psychology and Interdisciplinary Science Building (PAIS), Room 230
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Notorious" (1943)
When: Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Grand Rounds: "Integrative Surgery: A New Paradigm for Enhanced Recovery"
When: Oct. 4, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Intro to ArcGIS Desktop
When: Oct. 4, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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A Service of Favorite Hymns and Songs
When: Oct. 4, 11:05 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Understanding Africa-China Relations in a Global Perspective"
When: Oct. 4, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Psychology and Interdisciplinary Science Building (PAIS), Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Oct. 5, 9:30 a.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar: "Rethinking Environmentalism in the U.S.: From Conservation Ethics to Social Justice Activism"
When: Oct. 5, 10:00 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 111
Admission: Free
 
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Discussion: Chattahoochee Riverkeepers Policy and Politics
When: Oct. 5, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Middle Eastern States Since the Arab Spring"
When: Oct. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 303
Admission: Free
 
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