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Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018
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ACHIEVEMENT
Emory honors staff members with prestigious Award of Distinction
Meet the 12 employees selected as this year's winners of the Emory University Award of Distinction. Since 1985, the annual awards have recognized staff members who make significant contributions to the Emory community.

 

COMMUNITY
Global Health Institute launches Refugee and Immigrant Health and Wellness Alliance of Atlanta
The Emory Global Health Institute, along with local partners, has established the Refugee and Immigrant Health and Wellness Alliance of Atlanta, which seeks to improve the health and social services available to Atlanta's refugee and immigrant communities.

 

SUPPORT
Emory School of Medicine establishes academy to help disadvantaged students, Atlanta community
Emory has received a five-year, $3.25 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to establish a National Health Careers Opportunity Program, which will provide educational opportunities for disadvantaged high school students interested in pursuing health careers.

COLLABORATION
Atlanta Jewish Film Festival partners with Emory for campus screenings
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival on Campus returns Oct. 28-30, bringing cutting-edge international films, documentaries and discussions. The festival features five films selected to relate to Emory College course topics.
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
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Discounted tickets: Get lower-priced tickets for Atlanta-area attractions at the Tickets and Information Desk, located in the Alumni Memorial University Center. Currently on sale are tickets for the Georgia Aquarium, Six Flags Over Georgia, Stone Mountain Park, movie theaters and several others.
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Homecoming Festival and Concert
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Alumni, students and families celebrated together on Saturday, Oct. 20, as Emory Homecoming culminated with a festival on the Quad and concert by Oxford alumna Keri Hilson. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
Emory golf team ranked No. 1 in coaches poll
Emory golf team ranked No. 1 in coaches poll

Exhibit, Reformation Day explore 'The Reformation at 501'
Exhibit, Reformation Day explore 'The Reformation at 501'

Apply for Classroom Mini Grants program by Nov. 16
Apply for Classroom Mini Grants program by Nov. 16
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In the News
 
Trump's potential rules won't erase LGBTQ Americans

 

Trump's potential rules won't erase LGBTQ Americans
Oct. 22 |  Tim Holbrook |  CNN

Catholic bishops promising to fix sex abuse problem face cover-up accusations

 

Catholic bishops promising to fix sex abuse problem face cover-up accusations
Oct. 19 |  Susan Reynolds |  New York Times

A revolutionary treatment for allergies to peanuts and other foods is going mainstream, but do the benefits outweigh the risks?

 

A revolutionary treatment for allergies to peanuts and other foods is going mainstream, but do the benefits outweigh the risks?
Oct. 18 |  Brian Vickery |  Science
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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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