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Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018
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EVENTS
Emory campus traditions celebrate the holiday season
Joy to the world! Emory's December calendar includes plenty of holiday-themed festivities, as well as other exciting musical and dance offerings.

 

CAMPUS
Sustainability grants fund green projects across Emory
From creating fun events to motivate students to take MARTA to piloting reusable metal needles in a chemistry lab, projects funded by the latest grants from Emory's Office of Sustainability Initiatives support conservation and social justice on Emory's campuses.

 

HEALTH
Researchers assess frequency of head injury, evaluation in 2018 World Cup
To evaluate concussion assessment and management during the 2018 World Cup, physicians at Emory and the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York analyzed video footage of all 64 matches of the tournament, identifying any possible concussion events.

 

INSIGHT
New book explores how the Western won its way into modern law
In "Gunslinging Justice," Justin A. Joyce explores the evolution of America's longest-enduring popular genre and the legal philosophies surrounding self-defense and gun rights.

MILESTONE
Emory's oldest academic building opens, restored and renewed
In a recent ceremony, Oxford College celebrated the completed renovation of Emory's oldest academic building, Phi Gamma Hall. The process gave prime importance to the historic significance of the building while also making it a useful space for contemporary needs.
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Take Note
 
Sign up by Dec. 7 for Academic Learning Community on 'Mass Incarceration in the American South'
Sign up by Dec. 7 for Academic Learning Community on 'Mass Incarceration in the American South'

MBA students partner with Social Enterprise bike shop serving Atlanta youth
MBA students partner with Social Enterprise bike shop serving Atlanta youth

Oxford College women's tennis wins national title for fifth year
Oxford College women's tennis wins national title for fifth year
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EMORY INSIDER: PERKS
 
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Give the gift of fitness: Looking for a useful and appreciated holiday present? Use your Emory discount to get a Fitbit fitness tracker for yourself or someone special. The Fitbit Store has several new products, including a new fitness watch and a device geared toward kids ages 8 and older.
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In The News
 
What the popularity of 'Fortnite' has in common with the 20th century pinball craze

 

What the popularity of 'Fortnite' has in common with the 20th century pinball craze
Nov. 29 |  Daniel Reynolds |  Smithsonian Magazine

Netanyahu joins world leaders in lamenting results of CNN poll on anti-Semitism

 

Netanyahu joins world leaders in lamenting results of CNN poll on anti-Semitism
Nov. 28 |  Deborah Lipstadt  |  CNN

Stress-related blood flow problems affect men, women differently

 

Stress-related blood flow problems affect men, women differently
Nov. 27 |  Emory University |  United Press International
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Featured Events
 
 Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Emory Wind Ensemble

 

Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Emory Wind Ensemble
The university symphony and wind ensemble perform together under the direction of Paul Bhasin.
When: Dec. 1, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Carlos Reads Book Club: "An Odyssey: A Father, a Son and an Epic"

 

Carlos Reads Book Club: "An Odyssey: A Father, a Son and an Epic"
Emory Classics professor Louise Pratt leads readers through this personal narrative and literary exploration.
When: Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Board Room
Admission: $20 for Carlos Museum members; $30 for nonmembers, includes cost of the book
Emory Jazz Ensembles

 

Emory Jazz Ensembles
Gary Motley directs the Emory Big Band and the Jazz Combos in concert.
When: Dec. 4, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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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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Bad Feminists Friday: Trifold Letters
When: Nov. 30, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Center for Women
Admission: Free
 
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Asians in Academia Panel
When: Nov. 30, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Winter Concert: No Strings Attached
When: Dec. 2, 2:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Lecture: "Delivery System Reform: The ACA and Beyond: Challenges, Strategies, Successes, Failures, Future"
When: Dec. 3, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Emory Farmer's Market
When: Dec. 4, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
04
Dec.
 
WaterHub Tour
When: Dec. 4, 2:30 p.m.
Where: WaterHub, Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free; sign-up required
 
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Dec.
 
Consistent Ethic of Life Lecture: "Value-based Decision-making at the End of Life and the Role of Palliative Care"
When: Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
05
Dec.
 
Argentine Tango Music and Dance
When: Dec. 5, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
06
Dec.
 
Global Nursing Students Present Global Health Monologues
When: Dec. 6, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
06
Dec.
 
Lecture: "Opera, Media and Society"
When: Dec. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Psychology and Interdisciplinary Sciences Building, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Ancient Near East Gallery Talk
When: Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Morgens West Foundation Galleries of Ancient Near Eastern Art
Admission: Free; reservation required
 
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Dec.
 
Carlos Museum Bookshop Holiday Sale
When: Dec. 7, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum
Admission: 20 percent discount
 
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Dec.
 
Concert: Vega String Quartet
When: Dec. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Lecture: "Human-Centered Algorithms for Assessing Deviant Mental Health in Online Communities"
When: Dec. 7, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Mathematics and Science Center, Room W201
Admission: Free
 
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A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
When: Dec. 7, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $20; $5 Emory students
 
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