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Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018
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IMPACT
The play's the thing
At Emory, theater majors are not just acting. They are building cross-disciplinary skills that enhance performance in almost any career pursuit. In Emory's versatile theater program, you could say the career's the thing.

 

LEADERSHIP
Longtime GRA president joins Emory to direct new Biomedical Catalyst
C. Michael Cassidy joined Emory Oct. 1 in a new position designed to provide vision and leadership in promoting biomedical innovation and enhancing the university's economic engagement in the Atlanta region and beyond.

 

CAMPUS
10 things to do for less than $10
The academic year is in full swing with a variety of events on and near Emory's campus. As the weather finally cools down, enjoy outdoor events including Jazz on the Green, an outdoor play put on by Dooley's Players and even a hike up nearby Panola Mountain.

 

EVENTS
Register for next Saturday's Winship Win the Fight 5K
There is still time to register for the Winship Cancer Institute Win the Fight 5K, set for Saturday, Oct. 13. The event welcomes runners, walkers and virtual participants to help raise $1 million for cancer research.

 

ARTS
Get up close with artists' books at upcoming Rose Library event
Guests can examine artists' books up close and find the 'common thread' in a new exhibit and related event on Thursday, Oct. 11, in Emory's Rose Library.

COMMUNITY
MARTA approves $350 million for Clifton Corridor
The MARTA board of directors voted Thursday to approve $2.7 billion in allotments, including $350 million for the Clifton Corridor Transit Initiative, a light rail line that would decrease traffic congestion and improve sustainability in the Emory area.
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
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Emory Surplus Properties reopens with big fall sale: Support sustainability and save money at the $10 Fall Surplus Properties Sale on Friday, Oct. 5, and Saturday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The sale is in the Surplus Properties Buildings A and B on the Briarcliff Property. Items include dining room sets, desks, coffee tables, side tables, chairs and more. 
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Take Note
 
Participate in Eco-Takeout Container Pilot Program for Emory Dining
Participate in Eco-Takeout Container Pilot Program for Emory Dining

Emory celebrates photography with exhibit at Chace Gallery
Emory celebrates photography with exhibit at Chace Gallery

Work on your teaching with a consultation through CFDE
Work on your teaching with a consultation through CFDE
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In the News
 
From jails to Congress, Brazil evangelicals could swing election

 

From jails to Congress, Brazil evangelicals could swing election
Oct. 4 |  Jeffrey Lesser  |  Bloomberg

Pimples could be good for your grades

 

Pimples could be good for your grades
Oct. 3 |  Hugo Mialon |  The Atlantic

New trade deal reached in North America

 

New trade deal reached in North America
Oct. 2 |  Jeff Rosensweig  |  CNN
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Featured Events
 
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
Discussion and Book Signing: "The Great Alignment: Race, Party Transformation and the Rise of Donald Trump"

 

Discussion and Book Signing: "The Great Alignment: Race, Party Transformation and the Rise of Donald Trump"
As part of the Faculty Conversation Series, political science professor Alan Abramowitz will discuss his new book, followed by a book signing and reception.
When: Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Barnes and Noble Bookstore at Emory, 2nd Floor
Admission: Free
Divine Felines Lecture: "Divine Journeys and Judgement: The Evolution of Anubis"

 

Divine Felines Lecture: "Divine Journeys and Judgement: The Evolution of Anubis"
Learn about Anubis, the divine embalmer and the adjudicator of the dead in ancient Egyptian religion.
When: Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
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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Meet Me @ Lullwater Walking Group
When: Oct. 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve, gate
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar: Grey Literature
When: Oct. 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture and Reception: "Christianity's Role in United States Global Health and Development Policy: To Transfer the Empire of the World"
When: Oct. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Strangers on a Train" (1951)
When: Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Jerusalem Quartet with Pinchas Zukerman and Amanda Forsyth
When: Oct. 10, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $70
 
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Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: Oct. 11, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Intro to QGIS Desktop
When: Oct. 11, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Training: Using Video in Your Class
When: Oct. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 217 and online
Admission: Free
 
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Bound with History: Encounters with the Rose Library's Rare Book Collections
When: Oct. 11, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: The New Center in the Catholic Church
When: Oct. 11, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Stage Russia: 'King Lear'"
When: Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: $12; students free
 
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Lecture: "Kubrick's Ultimate Trip: The Impact of '2001: A Space Odyssey'"
When: Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Allen Memorial United Methodist Church
Admission: Free
 
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