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CAMPUS
Renovated Near Eastern art galleries to open at Carlos Museum
The Morgens West Foundation Galleries of Ancient Near Eastern Art will open to the public on Saturday, Nov. 10, after a nine-month renovation. The artwork on view, which includes cuneiform tablets, pottery, carved stone and metal weaponry and coins, illustrates the deep connections between artistic representation, innovation and the landscape of the ancient Near East.

 

INSIGHT
Emory outlines legislative priorities after midterm elections
With most results from the Nov. 6 midterm election now in, Emory's Office of Government and Community Affairs outlines the university's state and federal legislative priorities for the coming year.

 

IMPACT
Emory community commemorates Veterans Day on Monday
At Emory, veterans are a valued and vital part of our community. As the university prepares for the 2018 Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, Nov. 12, explore how Emory supports veterans through innovative health care, legal aid, education benefits and more.

 

RESEARCH
Children unable to distinguish real guns from toy guns in photos
A new research study found that a majority of children could not tell the difference between a real gun and a toy gun when presented with comparison photos. In contrast, a majority of parents, caregivers, and the children themselves were confident their children could distinguish between real and toy guns.

 

ARTS
Emory Dance Company to perform five works from faculty, guest artists
The Emory Dance Program presents the Emory Dance Company fall concert Nov. 15-17, addressing the notion of "struggle" within the body, in relationships and in politics.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

A new look for Emory's homepage: The main Emory University website, Emory.edu, debuts an engaging new look today. This "iterative refresh" is based on the research and content strategy for the full homepage redesign, slated to launch next year, and features elements of the new design direction of the future main site now.
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Take Note
 
Reminder: Annual benefits enrollment continues through Nov. 12
Reminder: Annual benefits enrollment continues through Nov. 12

Deadline extended to Nov. 10 to apply for May "Journey of Reconciliation" to Mexican border
Deadline extended to Nov. 10 to apply for May "Journey of Reconciliation" to Mexican border

Marcus Autism Center director awarded Ruane Prize by Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
Marcus Autism Center director awarded Ruane Prize by Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
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In the News
 
Bound to fail: Poor choices can ruin business partnerships

 

Bound to fail: Poor choices can ruin business partnerships
Nov. 7 |  Sandy Jap |  ABC News

A psychiatrist's advice: How to cope when your candidate loses

 

A psychiatrist's advice: How to cope when your candidate loses
Nov. 7 |  Seth Norrholm |  Georgia Public Broadcasting

How might the appendix play a key role in Parkinson's Disease?

 

How might the appendix play a key role in Parkinson's Disease?
Nov. 1 |  MalĂș Tansey |  Scientific American
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Featured Events
 
Recycling Day at Emory Point

 

Recycling Day at Emory Point
Bring your recyclables, including the hard-to-recycle items, to Emory Point until 4 p.m. Items accepted include electronics, household materials, paint, documents and more.
When: Nov. 9, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Point, green space near The General Muir
Admission: Free
Emory Cares International Day of Service

 

Emory Cares International Day of Service
Sign up for service projects in Atlanta and throughout the world for this annual day of service.
When: Nov. 10, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
Admission: Free
Policy Forum: "Reconstructing Our Democracy: A Midterms Postmortem and Call to Action"

 

Policy Forum: "Reconstructing Our Democracy: A Midterms Postmortem and Call to Action"
In this moderated roundtable, participants will offer insights, followed by discussion and concrete proposals for action.
When: Nov. 10, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
Admission: Free
Emory Veterans Day Observance

 

Emory Veterans Day Observance
Join in the annual tribute to active and retired members of America's armed services.
When: Nov. 12, 10:45 a.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Nov. 9, 9:30 a.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Benefits Annual Enrollment Meeting
When: Nov. 9, 10:00 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Being Muslim"
When: Nov. 9, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room S-319
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Emory's Young Artists
When: Nov. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Consequences for Middle Eastern States Since the Arab Spring"
When: Nov. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 303
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: James Felton Keith on "Own Your Data"
When: Nov. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: "Songs of Love and War" performed by Bradley Howard, tenor, and Lee Thompson, piano
When: Nov. 10, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Collaborative Piano Concert
When: Nov. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Armistice Day Commemoration: British Poets of the Great War
When: Nov. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Chamber Music Concert
When: Nov. 11, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Race and Difference Colloquium: "Black POWs and Invisible War in Ellison's Writings"
When: Nov. 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Designing Community-Based Courses to Promote Significant Learning
When: Nov. 12, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Presentations: Birth Celebrations across the Middle East and South Asia
When: Nov. 12, 5:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Nov. 13, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Set up your Canvas Gradebook: Live Session
When: Nov. 13, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Presentation: "The Ebola Challenge: Detours and Discoveries"
When: Nov. 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Admission: Free
 
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Discussion: "The Human Capacity for Music"
When: Nov. 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Suite 464
Admission: Free
 
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Poetry of the Ancient Near East
When: Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Dean's Lecture: Professor Teresa Morgan
When: Nov. 14, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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New Canvas Arc Video Tool Demonstration
When: Nov. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar: Grey Literature
When: Nov. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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Caregiver Conversations Webinar: The Holiday Survival Guide
When: Nov. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Schubert Art Symposium from Emory Vocal Studies
When: Nov. 14, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Psycho" (1960)
When: Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra and Atlanta Junior Chamber Orchestra
When: Nov. 14, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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