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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
 
Concert: Momoro Ono, piano

 

Concert: Momoro Ono, piano
Hear virtuoso pianist Momoro Ono, winner of multiple prizes, perform chamber music.
When: Oct. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
Emory Homecoming Parade, Festival and Concert

 

Emory Homecoming Parade, Festival and Concert
See the Homecoming parade wind its way through campus, then head to the Quad for the festival and concert by Oxford alum Keri Hilson.
When: Oct. 20, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Campus and Quadrangle
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
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Oct. 19, 9:30 a.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Building Programs and Partnerships: A Highlight on the Grady Fruit and Veggie Prescription Program
When: Oct. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Grady Memorial Hospital, Faculty Office Building, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Night Bike Ride to Jeni's
When: Oct. 19, 9:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Emory University Symphony Orchestra with Sonia Possetti and Damian Bolotin
When: Oct. 20, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free; tickets required
 
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Emory Wind Ensemble
When: Oct. 21, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Fuld Palliative Care Distinguished Scholar Lecture by Marie Bakitas
When: Oct. 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Reformation Day 2018
When: Oct. 23, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library
Admission: $12 for lunch
 
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Rose Library Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
When: Oct. 23, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Rose Library, Teaching & Learning Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Oct. 23, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: EndNote for Beginners (PC)
When: Oct. 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_63
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: "The Works of Printmaker Giovanni Battista Piranesi on the Ruins of Rome"
When: Oct. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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McDonald Lecture: "Walking with God: Preparation, Presence and Practice"
When: Oct. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Pitts Lecture Hall
Admission: Free; register by Oct. 22
 
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Theater Emory Fall Repertory: "The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity"
When: Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mary Gray Munroe Theater
Admission: $15; $5 all students
 
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Dance: Kendra Portier Showing
When: Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
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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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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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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