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ACHIEVEMENT
Emory garners four finalists for prestigious Rhodes Scholarship
Emory seniors Leigh Schlecht, Lamar Greene, Camila Reed-Guevara and Namrata Verghese reached the final interviews for the Rhodes Scholarship, the largest cohort of Rhodes finalists for the university in at least 30 years.

 

ARTS
Emory professor T Cooper brings his 'Man Made' film to campus
Writer, filmmaker and Emory professor T Cooper presents excerpts from his award-winning documentary "Man Made" on campus Nov. 28. The film follows the journeys of four transgender men competing in a bodybuilding contest.

 

SPORTS
Emory volleyball wins NCAA D-III national championship
Emory's volleyball team won its second-ever national championship on Saturday, Nov. 17, beating No. 1-ranked Calvin College in straight sets. The win marks the university's 25th NCAA Division III championship.

HONORS
International awards recognize Emory's global impact
The recipients of this year's International Awards include a professor studying mosquito-borne diseases, a staff member dedicated to bringing international students to Emory and an alumna working to advance health in Vietnam.
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Take Note
 
Emory shuttle service modified for Thanksgiving break beginning Nov. 21
Emory shuttle service modified for Thanksgiving break beginning Nov. 21

Emory Dining announces Thanksgiving holiday hours, complimentary Thanksgiving Day meal for students
Emory Dining announces Thanksgiving holiday hours, complimentary Thanksgiving Day meal for students

Apply by Nov. 30 for spring semester writing groups at Center for Faculty Development and Excellence
Apply by Nov. 30 for spring semester writing groups at Center for Faculty Development and Excellence

Reformation exhibit at Pitts Theology Library on view through Nov. 30
Reformation exhibit at Pitts Theology Library on view through Nov. 30
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NOTE TO READERS
 
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Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, Emory Report will not be published on Thursday, Nov. 22, and will return on Tuesday, Nov. 27. To keep up with university happenings, please visit the Emory News Center. Best wishes for a safe, peaceful and happy Thanksgiving.
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In The News
 
New peanut allergy drug shows 'lifesaving' potential

 

New peanut allergy drug shows 'lifesaving' potential
Nov. 18 |  Brian P. Vickery |  New York Times

South still center of new HIV infections, CDC says

 

South still center of new HIV infections, CDC says
Nov. 16 |  Wendy Armstrong |  WABE-FM

New Emory program on early memory decline gets $23.7 million boost

 

New Emory program on early memory decline gets $23.7 million boost
Nov. 15 |  Allan Levey |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Featured Events
 
Emory Men's and Women's Basketball

 

Emory Men's and Women's Basketball
Cheer on the Emory men's team on Saturday, Nov. 24, at 2 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 25, at 2 p.m, then root for the women's team on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 6 p.m.
When: Nov. 24, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 Frederick Douglass: A Bicentennial Tribute

 

Frederick Douglass: A Bicentennial Tribute
Celebrate the 200th birthday of the abolitionist, author, statesman and orator with a reception and program of readings.
When: Nov. 27, 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Woodruff Library's Schatten Gallery and Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
Film Screening: "The Birds" (1963)

 

Film Screening: "The Birds" (1963)
See Hitchcock's third adaptation of Daphne DuMaurier's work, known for its innovative special effects and electronic sound effects.
When: Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Race and Difference talk: Angel Adams Parham on "Racial Palimpsest and the Transformation of Race"
When: Nov. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free; RSVP requested
 
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Singing the Eucharist
When: Nov. 27, 11:05 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: What's New In Canvas?
When: Nov. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Research Roundtable: "Oxytocin and the Neurobiology of Bonding"
When: Nov. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Boardroom 400
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Nov. 27, 2:30 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: Evan Bassett on "Fragment from Assyrian King Sennarcherib's Palace"
When: Nov. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Set Up Your Canvas Gradebook
When: Nov. 28, 1:15 p.m.
Where: Online live session
Admission: Free
 
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Conservation Conversation
When: Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: EndNote Introduction
When: Nov. 29, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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McDonald Lecture: Walter Fluker on "Speaking from Sites Reserved for the Dead: Lingering Memories of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Great Mistake Jamestown Made Long Ago"
When: Nov. 29, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Pitts Lecture Hall
Admission: Free; register by Nov. 28
 
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Creativity Conversation: Sara Juli
When: Nov. 29, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Night on the Wall
When: Nov. 29, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Sara Juli's "Tense Vagina: an actual diagnosis"
When: Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
 
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Stage Russia film screening: "Onegin"
When: Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: $10; free for Emory Students
 
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ISOM Hightower Lecture: "Service Systems with Heterogeneous Customers: Investigating the Effect of Telemedicine on Chronic Care"
When: Nov. 30, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room 421
Admission: Free
 
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