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Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019
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IMPACT
Frontiers of the brain: Emory and GPB explore the mind's mysteries
In two new episodes of "Your Fantastic Mind," Emory and Georgia Public Broadcasting explore how political reporter Jamie Dupree is fighting to reclaim his voice, why it was important for a young man to stay awake during brain surgery and more. Watch the episodes and see exclusive content.

 

CAMPUS
Celebrate your love for the arts with February events
There's lots to love on the Emory arts calendar this month, including a reading by acclaimed novelist and new Emory professor Tayari Jones.

 

SAFETY
Severe Weather Week offers opportunity to review preparedness plans
This is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia, the perfect time for the Emory community to review campus emergency plans for what to do in the event of natural disasters.

 

HEALTH
Town hall to discuss 'New Hope for the Opioid Epidemic'
The Medical Association of Atlanta will host a town hall Saturday, Feb. 9, at Emory's School of Medicine to address the nation's opioid epidemic, its impact on Georgia, fighting addiction stigma and offering hope to patients and physicians.

COMMUNITY
Emory students help make magic for Super Bowl halftime show
As millions tuned into Sunday night's Super Bowl, a handful of Emory students joined hundreds of other volunteers on the field to help create the much-anticipated halftime show.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Join Emory's 'All In a Day' giving challenge. Invest in any part of the university and turn your dollars into meaningful experiences. This year’s "All In a Day" challenge starts at noon Wednesday and lasts 1,836 minutes in honor of the university’s founding year. 

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TAKE NOTE
 
Deadline extended to Feb. 8 for Emory University employees to complete Organizational Health Index survey
Deadline extended to Feb. 8 for Emory University employees to complete Organizational Health Index survey

Jazz Fest 2019 events feature master classes plus jazz, Big Band and vocal performances
Jazz Fest 2019 events feature master classes plus jazz, Big Band and vocal performances

Nominate a faculty or staff member by Feb. 14 for the 2019 Thomas Jefferson Award
Nominate a faculty or staff member by Feb. 14 for the 2019 Thomas Jefferson Award
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IN THE NEWS
 
Stacey Abrams, voting rights activist, to deliver Democrats' response to Trump

 

Stacey Abrams, voting rights activist, to deliver Democrats' response to Trump
Feb. 5 |  Andra Gillespie |  NPR

Howard Thurman, overlooked civil rights hero

 

Howard Thurman, overlooked civil rights hero
Feb. 1 |  Greg Ellison, David Gowler, Luther Smith |  CNN

An iceberg flipped over, and its underside is breathtaking

 

An iceberg flipped over, and its underside is breathtaking
Jan. 22 |  Justin Burton |  Smithsonian
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Featured events
 
Emory's Annual Camp & Learning Expo 2019

 

Emory's Annual Camp & Learning Expo 2019
Learn about new programs added to the nearly 100 camps and academic opportunities for summer fun and learning for children aged 5-17.
When: Feb. 7, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, Auxiliary Gym
Admission: Free
Polar Bear Plunge

 

Polar Bear Plunge
Jump in the SAAC pool for some ice cold fun. Proceeds from this event benefit the Children's Miracle Network.
When: Feb. 9, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Student Activity and Academic Center
Admission: Free; donations appreciated
A Feast of Words

 

A Feast of Words
Join a celebration of Emory faculty authors or editors of books published in 2018
When: Feb. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ the Tunnel
When: Feb. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Tunnel, Entrance
Admission: Free
 
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Founders Day Celebration
When: Feb. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Turkish Lecture Series: "Turbulent Times: Turkey's Tenuous Relationship with the West"
When: Feb. 6, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center Hotel, Lullwater Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: "R Coding Intermediate 2: Strings"
When: Feb. 6, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Contemplative Science Seminar
When: Feb. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 230
Admission: Free
 
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Crossroads Lecture Series: "Eating Ethics: Religions and Rowdy Reasons"
When: Feb. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation
When: Feb. 6, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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"The Deer and the Pharaoh: A Century at the Carlos Museum"
When: Feb. 6, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "A Matter of Life and Death" (1946)
When: Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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J.C. Thoroughman Visiting Professorship: The Evolving Role of Surgery in the Management of Malignant Melanoma
When: Feb. 7, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Get to Know ArcGIS Pro (rescheduled from Jan. 31)
When: Feb. 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Convocation Hall Open House
When: Feb. 7, 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Convocation Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Provost Lecture Series: "Addressing Bias in Technology"
When: Feb. 7, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Hezbollah and the Syrian Regime: A Shaky Alliance"
When: Feb. 7, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 303
Admission: Free
 
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Foreign Imposed Regime Change Speaker Series: "The World in Our Image? America's Imposition of Regime Change"
When: Feb. 7, 5:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Global Health Forum: "The Complex Crisis of Climate Change & Health"
When: Feb. 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Math & Science Center, Room N304
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Art and Identity"
When: Feb. 8, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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R.E.A.L. Conference
When: Feb. 8, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Jazz Fest 2019: Vanessa Rubin, jazz vocalist
When: Feb. 8, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $20, $5 Emory students
 
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Annual Emory Sacred Harp Sing
When: Feb. 9, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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Ancient Near East Lecture: "The Mesopotamian Sublime: Time, Matter, and Image in Mesopotamian Antiquity"
When: Feb. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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