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Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018
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IMPACT
Stepping up
Wherever they live, whatever their profession, Emory alumni share a common pursuit: service to their communities. Meet seven Emory alumni who have built upon a foundation they say was strengthened on Emory's campus — to not only do well but to do good in the world.

 

INNOVATION
Industry partnership accelerates atherosclerosis therapies to market
Celltrion signed an "incubation" agreement with Emory University to jointly research and develop new drug candidates for atherosclerosis.

 

CAMPUS
Master plan survey seeks input for Emory's future facilities
Community members are encouraged to participate in an online survey through the end of October to help identify planning priorities for all Emory University and Emory Healthcare campuses, properties and facilities.

 

INSIGHT
Burkett to share stories of collecting Rose Library's African American materials
Recently retired Rose Library curator Randall K. Burkett will share stories of how he discovered and brought many of the African American collections to the Rose Library in a Creativity Conversation with former Rose Library director Rosemary Magee.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory celebrates Homecoming, Family Weekend
The convergence of Homecoming and Family Weekend brings a calendar packed with concerts, social events, tours and more, culminating on Saturday with the Homecoming Parade, Festival and Concert.
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Free flu shots: An annual flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. Emory faculty and staff who are on the Emory medical plan (and their covered dependents) can receive a free flu vaccine. Learn more about your options.
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Photo Gallery
 
Emory marches in Atlanta Pride parade
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A large contingent from Emory joined in the Atlanta Pride Parade on Sunday, Oct. 14, taking to the streets of Midtown Atlanta to celebrate the fight for LGBTQ equality. 
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Take Note
 
New divinity scholarships honor trailblazers, promote racial justice and leadership
New divinity scholarships honor trailblazers, promote racial justice and leadership

Emory names new director of cardio-oncology program
Emory names new director of cardio-oncology program

Emory Law's International Refugee Assistance Project wins best chapter award
Emory Law's International Refugee Assistance Project wins best chapter award
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In the News
 
Democrats pin their midterm hopes on registering new voters

 

Democrats pin their midterm hopes on registering new voters
Oct. 17 |  Andra Gillespie |  Bloomberg News

U.S. folic acid supplementation effort may not be reaching Hispanic women

 

U.S. folic acid supplementation effort may not be reaching Hispanic women
Oct. 16 |  Godfrey Oakley and Scott Montgomery |  Reuters

One year after #MeToo: Where do we go from here?

 

One year after #MeToo: Where do we go from here?
Oct. 16 |  Nadine Kaslow and Jessica Kubert  |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Featured Events
 
The Phillis Wheatley Reading: Terrance Hayes, poet

 

The Phillis Wheatley Reading: Terrance Hayes, poet
Hear Terrance Hayes, author of six books of poetry, including "Lighthead," winner of the 2010 National Book Award in Poetry.
When: Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
Mummies & Mixers

 

Mummies & Mixers
This is the ticket for viewing permanent and special collections, face painting, scary stories, specialty cocktails and more.
When: Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: $40 general admission; $35 alumni/faculty/staff; $30 museum members
Concert: 'The Best of Beethoven: Concertgebouw Preview'

 

Concert: 'The Best of Beethoven: Concertgebouw Preview'
Violinist Helen Kim, cellist Charae Kreuger and pianist William Ransom join the Vega Quartet to preview an all-Beethoven concert they will perform at the famed Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.
When: Oct. 27, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Finding Datasets
When: Oct. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Health and Culture: How Food in Palau and Oil in the Amazon Affect Us All"
When: Oct. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Math and Science Center, Room E208
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Davin-Levin Duo
When: Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Rear Window" (1954)
When: Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Geocoding Street Addresses
When: Oct. 25, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar: Disrespect and Abuse During Childbirth
When: Oct. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 6001
Admission: Free
 
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Provost Lecture Series: 'Race and the Tragedy of American Democracy'
When: Oct. 25, 5:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Documentary film premiere: 'Power Lines'
When: Oct. 25, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics
Admission: Free
 
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Laszlo Excalibur Lecture: Daniel Mendelsohn on 'An Odyssey: A Father, a Son and an Epic'
When: Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Department of Medicine Research Day
When: Oct. 26, 7:15 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Oct. 26, 9:30 a.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Emory University Chorus: 'Sudden Light'
When: Oct. 26, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Race and Difference Lecture: 'Samuel Beckett and Black Studies'
When: Oct. 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Takes Back The Night
When: Oct. 29, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Wagner Quad
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: 'Music From and About the British Isles'
When: Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Oct. 30, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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CMBC Lecture Series: 'Sound and Brain Health: What Have We Learned from Music and Concussion?'
When: Oct. 30, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: 'Cyber Sufis: Rebooting the Inayati Order in the Digital Age'
When: Oct. 30, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room N301
Admission: Free
 
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Creativity Conversation with Randall K. Burkett and Rosemary Magee
When: Oct. 30, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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