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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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ACHIEVEMENT
Emory's admitted Class of 2023: Ready to shape the future
Emory received 30,017 applications to be part of the Class of 2023, setting a new record for the university. Along with the growth in applications, admission officers saw an increase in students with high academic achievements and who embody Emory's values of innovation and leadership both inside the classroom and in their communities.

 

IMPACT
Emory lauded for efforts to make study abroad more accessible
Emory has been recognized as a top producer of Gilman Scholars, a State Department program providing scholarships to outstanding undergraduates who otherwise might not be able to afford international study or internships.

 

INSIGHT
Artist Carrie Mae Weems to explore legacy of African American identity, class, culture
As the final speaker in this year's Provost Lecture Series, artist and photographer Carrie Mae Weems will discuss "A History of Violence-Heave" on Monday, April 8, at Glenn Memorial Auditorium.

 

COMMUNITY
Rollins leads regional partners in national Hurricane Response Hub
Emory's Rollins School of Public Health has been chosen to serve as one of five regional technical assistance centers for the Hurricane Response Hub initiative, working to enhance disaster-related surveillance and environmental and occupational health recovery efforts.

 

CAMPUS
RespectCon 2019 to examine issues of sexual violence, social justice
Hosted April 5-6 by Emory's Office of Respect, RespectCon focuses on the theme of "Understanding Sexual Violence Through a Social Justice Lens" and features a keynote address by activist Wagatwe Wanjuki.

HONORS
Emory women's swimming and diving wins 10th consecutive NCAA championship
The Emory University women's swimming and diving team captured its 10th consecutive and 12th overall NCAA Division III national championship, while the Emory men's team placed second in their NCAA national championship.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Walking at Emory: The Move More Challenge, Emory's annual fitness challenge, launched Monday and continues for the next six weeks. Walking at Emory offers useful resources for getting more steps, from campus walking groups to maps of areas to walk on Emory University and Emory Healthcare campuses.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Learn how you can support sustainability through Emory's Green Offices program
Learn how you can support sustainability through Emory's Green Offices program

See films by, for and about women at LunaFest in Harland Cinema on March 29
See films by, for and about women at LunaFest in Harland Cinema on March 29

Emory Johns Creek Hospital first in Georgia to receive ACR Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence recognition
Emory Johns Creek Hospital first in Georgia to receive ACR Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence recognition
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IN THE NEWS
 
 The true dollar cost of the anti-vaccine movement

 

The true dollar cost of the anti-vaccine movement
March 26 |  Saad Omer  |  Wired

 Can the legacy of trauma be passed down the generations?

 

Can the legacy of trauma be passed down the generations?
March 26 |  Brian Dias |  BBC

 Study: About 4 percent of women are pregnant when jailed

 

Study: About 4 percent of women are pregnant when jailed
March 21 |  Brenda Baker |  New York Times
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Barenaked Voices: Student A Cappella Celebration

 

Barenaked Voices: Student A Cappella Celebration
Emory's a cappella groups perform in this annual showcase with proceeds benefiting the Emory Counseling Center HelpLine and Active Minds.
When: March 28, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $5
WaterHub Tour

 

WaterHub Tour
Tour the award-winning WaterHub with trained undergraduate and graduate students and learn how Emory is recycling millions of gallons of water.
When: March 29, 9:30 a.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
Mozart at the Med School with the  Vega Quartet

 

Mozart at the Med School with the Vega Quartet
Emory's Vega String Quartet and William Ransom will perform a variety of selections from noon to 1 p.m. in the School of Medicine Building Lobby.
When: April 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: James B. Williams Medical Education Building, Margaretta Taylor Lobby
Admission: Free
 
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Office of Equity and Inclusion: Equity Exchange
When: March 27, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Korean Culture Fair
When: March 27, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Randolph Courtyard
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Dean's Lecture: "Is God's Charity Broad Enough for Bears?"
When: March 27, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Meet Me @ Lullwater or the Tunnel
When: March 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Tunnel, Entrance and Lullwater Preserve, Gate
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Lecture: "Doing God in Europe: The Limits of Law and Pluralism"
When: March 27, 12:30 p.m.
Where: School of Law, Tull Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinking"
When: March 27, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Compassion Meditation
When: March 27, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Staged reading and discussion: "All Our Children"
When: March 27, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Film screening: "Wanda"
When: March 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Concert: Zuill Bailey, cello
When: March 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
MA in Bioethics Program: Learn More
When: March 28, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Gallery Talk: "Ancient Cuneiform Tablets"
When: March 28, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Morgens West Galleries of Ancient Near Eastern Art
Admission: Free
 
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2019 Women's History Month Keynote: "Black Feminist Futures: Towards an Engaged Praxis"
When: March 28, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building
Admission: Free
 
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Ancient Near Eastern Lecture: "Doing Time in Early Mesopotamia: Administrative Details and Descriptive Accounts of Life Under Guard"
When: March 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Chamber Music Concert
When: March 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Emory Farmers Market
When: April 2, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Donna J. Brogan Lecture in Biostatistics: "Precision Discovery of Neuroimaging Biomarkers for Parkinson's Disease"
When: April 15, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 8030
Admission: Free
 
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