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IMPACT
Exploring black masculinity through African spirituality
Acclaimed artist Fahamu Pecou's "DO or DIE" exhibition, based on his Emory PhD dissertation project, examines contemporary blackness through the lens of African spirituality. He joins a panel of scholars Thursday at the Carlos Museum to discuss "Black Masculinities in Art and Popular Culture."

 

CAMPUS
Frederick to join faculty of Emory's Candler School of Theology
Noted scholar Marla F. Frederick has been named Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Religion and Culture at Candler School of Theology, effective in fall 2019. Frederick currently serves as professor of African and African American studies and the study of religion at Harvard.

 

HONORS
Faculty, alumni works named finalists for notable book awards
The National Jewish Book Awards honored professor Eric L. Goldstein and alumna Samira K. Mehta in the American Jewish Studies category, while the Los Angeles Times Book Prize has honored professor Tayari Jones in fiction and professor Ruby Lal in history.

 

HEALTH
Emory appoints new director of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Mechanical Circulatory Support and ECMO
Mani Daneshmand has been appointed director of the Emory Heart & Lung Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support programs, effective in June. Joining Emory from Duke, he will also serve as director of the Emory ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) Program.

EVENTS
Popular 'Barenaked Voices' concert rounds out packed March arts calendar
Emory's March calendar is filled with special arts events, from the annual "Barenaked Voices" student a cappella showcase to a student-run film festival, "Science on Stage," honors performances and much more.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Charge your electric vehicle on campus: Level II electric vehicle charging stations powered by ChargePoint are located in the Clairmont Tower with two spaces; Peavine II parking deck with four spaces; and Oxford campus’s Fleming parking lot with two spaces. 
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TAKE NOTE
 
'Not Coming to a Theater Near You' campus film festival March 1-3 features documentaries and non-Western narratives
'Not Coming to a Theater Near You' campus film festival March 1-3 features documentaries and non-Western narratives

Video showcases launch of 'One Emory' strategic framework
Video showcases launch of 'One Emory' strategic framework

Emory Center for Digital Scholarship launches web-based app to reveal Battle of Atlanta sites and enhance painting
Emory Center for Digital Scholarship launches web-based app to reveal Battle of Atlanta sites and enhance painting
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IN THE NEWS
 
What 'Medicare for all' means, politically and practically

 

What 'Medicare for all' means, politically and practically
Feb. 26 |  Kenneth Thorpe  |  CNN

A pediatrician exposes suicide tips for children hidden in videos on YouTube and YouTube Kids

 

A pediatrician exposes suicide tips for children hidden in videos on YouTube and YouTube Kids
Feb. 24 |  Nadine Kaslow |  Washington Post

A new treatment can relieve food allergies, but few doctors offer it

 

A new treatment can relieve food allergies, but few doctors offer it
Feb. 21 |  Brian Vickery |  NPR
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Featured events
 
Meet Me @ the Tunnel

 

Meet Me @ the Tunnel
This is the last day of the six-week session for the indoor walking group.
When: Feb. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Tunnel, Entrance
Admission: Free
Sustainable Events Symposium

 

Sustainable Events Symposium
Enjoy a sampling of sustainable options from our caterers and discussion about sustainable events.
When: Feb. 27, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
Friends of Winship Presents Learn and Live: Clinical Trials

 

Friends of Winship Presents Learn and Live: Clinical Trials
Hear experts on Winship Cancer Institute's innovative and cutting-edge clinical trials and get a tour through the new Phase I unit.
When: March 5, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Tower, 2nd floor conference room
Admission: Free; register by Feb. 26
Conversations on the Quad

 

Conversations on the Quad
Conversations on the Quad heads inside to the newly renovated Convocation Hall for a discussion of "honor." Douglas Hicks, dean of Oxford College, will give remarks at noon; event continues until 1:30 p.m.
When: March 7, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Convocation Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Webinar: "WorkLife Benefits Overview: Highlighting a New Vendor"
When: Feb. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Creating a Basic Website in Wordpress
When: Feb. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 250
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Introduction to Git and GitHub
When: Feb. 27, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Finding and Flourishing in Careers Beyond the Faculty Track
When: Feb. 27, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Center for Women
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Film screening: Rare IB Technicolor Print
When: Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Talk: "Claiming our Unladylike Story"
When: Feb. 28, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 105
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Revolution: The Event in Postwar Fiction"
When: Feb. 28, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room N301
Admission: Free
 
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Center for AIDS Research special seminar with Andrea Savarino, Istituto Superiore di Sanitá
When: Feb. 28, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Research Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Info Session
When: Feb. 28, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Knowledge-Making, Public Scholarship and The Urgency of Now: Beware of Shrinking Imagination"
When: Feb. 28, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Building, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Student Recital: Trevor Chun, violin, and Jacob Germany, trumpet
When: March 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Aegean Navigation and the Shipwrecks of Fournoi, Greece: The Archipelago in Context"
When: March 2, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Wind Ensemble
When: March 2, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Student Recital: Olivia Stam, flute, and James Zellers, piano
When: March 3, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Lecture: "Theorizing Race in the Americas"
When: March 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Colloquium: "Gender, Language and the Workplace"
When: March 4, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Health + Humanities Film Series: "Diving Bell and the Butterfly" (2007)
When: March 4, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Set up your Canvas Gradebook
When: March 5, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: March 5, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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