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Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
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SUSTAINABILITY
New PATH trail expands access, options for Emory commuters
The final section of the South Peachtree Creek Trail is now open, linking Emory's Clairmont Campus with nearby parks and neighborhoods. From there, pedestrians and cyclists can continue along traffic-restricted Starvine Way onto Emory's main campus.

 

CREATIVITY
Student helps direct professional cast in new Theater Emory production
Theater Emory's new offering "The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity" features a special role for Jessica Le-Mckeown: The Emory College sophomore serves as the associate director, making her the only student in the rehearsal room with the professional cast.

 

EVENTS
Halloween at Emory brings zombies, mummies and more
Events over the next week bring on the spooky spirit of Halloween at Emory, giving everyone more than a ghost of a chance to have fun and participate in interesting activities.

 

RESOURCES
The Marcus Foundation renews support for 15 physician/researchers
The Marcus Foundation has announced a new $5 million gift to the Department of Pediatrics in Emory University School of Medicine to renew support for 15 pediatric physician/researchers in the Marcus Society in Pediatrics.

RESEARCH
Grant will help bring Emory's innovative student biology labs to other colleges
The National Science Foundation awarded a $1.47 million grant to Emory and Morehouse professors for the Bean Beetle Microbiome Project, which will expand one of Emory's signature undergraduate research experiences to colleges across the country.
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
Emory Insider

 

Free museum visits: Emory faculty and staff already get free admission to the Michael C. Carlos Museum, but now there is a way to bring your family and friends for free as well. Individuals and families with a valid Georgia library card can check out a Family Pass to the museum at more than 400 participating libraries across all 159 Georgia counties.
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Take Note
 
Apply by Nov. 4 for 2019 Journeys of Reconciliation trip to the Mexican border
Apply by Nov. 4 for 2019 Journeys of Reconciliation trip to the Mexican border

Songwriter Carrie Newcomer to speak, perform at Women's Forum
Songwriter Carrie Newcomer to speak, perform at Women's Forum

Vizient awards Emory's Physician Group Practices for excellence in care in the outpatient setting
Vizient awards Emory's Physician Group Practices for excellence in care in the outpatient setting

Discover valuable sources through the School of Medicine's monthly Research Resources 101
Discover valuable sources through the School of Medicine's monthly Research Resources 101
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In the News
 
During breast cancer awareness month, don't forget men

 

During breast cancer awareness month, don't forget men
Oct. 24 |  Jane Lowe Meisel |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Separation anxiety: Apparently it's not just for toddlers

 

Separation anxiety: Apparently it's not just for toddlers
Oct. 23 |  Catherine Bagwell |  Washington Post
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Featured Events
 
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
Conversations on the Quad

 

Conversations on the Quad
This month's topic is "Gratitude" with featured speaker Bobbi Patterson at noon and remarks by President Claire E. Sterk. Drop in until 3 p.m.
When: Nov. 1, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
Admission: Free
Global Health Forum: Global Health and the Arts

 

Global Health Forum: Global Health and the Arts
A panel of four speakers, including a photographer and a documentary filmmaker, will examine the intersection of health and art.
When: Nov. 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Auditorium 110
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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Marketing Hightower Lecture: "Optimizing Discretionary Time"
When: Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room W300
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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Discussions in Canvas Live Session
When: Oct. 29, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Online
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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Exploring Whiteness at Candler
When: Oct. 30, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 322
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: EndNote for Beginners (Mac)
When: Oct. 30, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
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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Grounds for Empowerment Sip & Learn
When: Oct. 31, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room W320
Admission: Free
 
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Benefits Annual Enrollment Meeting
When: Oct. 31, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Williams Memorial Lectures: "Bernini: Great Works in Marble"
When: Oct. 31, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Vertigo" (1958)
When: Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Daniel Hope and Friends: "Air: A Baroque Journey"
When: Oct. 31, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $50; $5 Emory students
 
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Global Health Scholars Symposium and Photo Contest
When: Nov. 1, 3:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Atrium
Admission: Free
 
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Taking it to the Farm: Celebrating Nicaraguan Coffee Farmers
When: Nov. 1, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Love is Love Farm, 900 Dancing Fox Rd., Decatur
Admission: $75 general admission; $50 students; other discount categories
 
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Film screening and panel discussion: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"
When: Nov. 1, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Annual Women's Forum: Carrie Newcomer, songwriter, with Gary Walters, pianist
When: Nov. 1, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Friends of Dance Lecture: "Feminist Ballet: Problems and Possibilities"
When: Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Herbert W. Benario Lecture in Roman Studies: "Penelope as Paradigm: Weaving and Unweaving the Text in Ovid"
When: Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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