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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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ACHIEVEMENT
Mapped: The future of the School of Medicine's Class of 2019
Graduating Emory medical students experienced their "rite of passage" March 15, when they discovered where they are headed next on their journeys to become physicians. View videos of the emotional moment when they learned where they matched to begin residency training.

 

FACULTY
Dowe appointed Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Political Science and African American Studies
Political scientist Pearl K. Dowe will join Emory as Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Political Science and African American Studies with a joint appointment between the university's Oxford College and Emory College of Arts and Sciences.

 

IMPACT
Emory Technology Transfer presents 13th Celebration of Technology & Innovation
Emory will honor faculty entrepreneurs and their discoveries at the 13th Annual Celebration of Technology and Innovation, set for Thursday, March 21, at the Emory Conference Center.

 

EVENTS
Konner to deliver 2019 Distinguished Faculty Lecture
Melvin J. Konner, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Anthropology and Behavioral Biology, will discuss "Believers: Faith in Human Nature" on Tuesday, March 26.

 

CAMPUS
Stacey Abrams named Emory University's 2019 Class Day speaker
Stacey Abrams has been named keynote speaker for Emory's Class Day, a student-organized event for students receiving bachelor's degrees at this year's Commencement. Class Day is May 9, leading into Commencement weekend.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Celebrate Tibet Week: Enjoy learning about the culture of Tibet during Emory's annual Tibet Week. Events continue through March 23 with daily guided meditation, the construction of a sand mandala at the Carlos Museum, and discussions focused on Tibetan art, education and community service.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Everyone invited to join Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on March 21
Everyone invited to join Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on March 21

Participate in six-week walking group, indoors or outdoors, beginning March 27
Participate in six-week walking group, indoors or outdoors, beginning March 27

Submit posters by April 8 for the 2019 Emory Quality Conference
Submit posters by April 8 for the 2019 Emory Quality Conference
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IN THE NEWS
 
Closer Look: Challenges veterans face in the workplace

 

Closer Look: Challenges veterans face in the workplace
March 18 |  Claire E. Sterk |  WABE-FM

 Girls who share a womb with boys tend to make less money than those with twin sisters

 

Girls who share a womb with boys tend to make less money than those with twin sisters
March 18 |  Krzysztof Karbownik |  Science

Excess pregnancy weight gain tied to risk for delivery complications, study says

 

Excess pregnancy weight gain tied to risk for delivery complications, study says
March 14 |  Marissa Platner |  Reuters
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Seminar: "Preparing for Retirement: Health Care Matters"

 

Seminar: "Preparing for Retirement: Health Care Matters"
Get an overview of Medicare and supplemental options available and learn about requirements to retire from Emory.
When: March 22, 1:30 p.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Building, Room 1.432
Admission: Free
Atlanta Science Festival: Chemistry Carnival and Physics Live!

 

Atlanta Science Festival: Chemistry Carnival and Physics Live!
Bring the family for an afternoon of hands-on science demonstrations led by Emory faculty and students. Continues until 7 p.m.
When: March 22, 3:30 p.m.
Where:  Atwood Chemistry Center and Math and Science Building Atrium
Admission: Free
Earth Festival at Emory Farmers Market

 

Earth Festival at Emory Farmers Market
The Earth Festival at the Emory Farmers Market, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., will showcase sustainability organizations.
When: March 26, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Faculty Education, Enrichment and Development (FEED) Conference
When: March 22, 8:00 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road Building
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Lecture: "George Washington Opens the U.S.-Mexico Border: Ritual and Festive Crisis Resolution at the Port-of-Laredo (1957-1975)"
When: March 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS Building, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Augustus Baldwin Longstreet Speaker Series: "Black. Queer. Southern. Women."
When: March 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Rose Library, Woodruff Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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Candler Concert Series: Eric Owens and Lawrence Brownlee
When: March 22, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $60; $10 Emory students
 
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Mental Health and Well-being Showcase
When: March 23, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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Staged reading: "10/24/42"
When: March 24, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
 
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