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ANALYSIS
Baseball's best fans: Emory expert ranks which teams win or lose with fans
As Major League Baseball marks Opening Day, "Fanalytics" guru Mike Lewis delves into data to determine which teams have the most loyal, passionate fans.

 

RESEARCH
The importance of puberty: A call for better research models
Puberty is much more than just a time of biological overdrive, propelled by sexual maturation, argues Emory anthropologist Carol Worthman. Progress in developmental science has greatly broadened the perspective of this critical maturational milestone.

 

HONORS
Sustainability Innovator Awards celebrate students, faculty and staff
Emory's Office of Sustainability Initiatives has announced this year's winners of the Robert B. Hascall Sustainability Innovator Awards, which honor the legacy of the late Bob Hascall, who led Campus Services until 2010.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory to launch national search for new university Title IX coordinator
The university Title IX coordinator oversees Emory's responsibilities related to Title IX complaints. Effective April 1, Judith Pannell will serve as interim university Title IX coordinator and Kristy Seidenberg will serve as interim Title IX coordinator for students.

CAMPUS
April arts events include poetry, dance, music and more
April brings a full calendar of arts events to Emory, from a reading by Emory professor and poet Jericho Brown to recitals by undergraduate music majors.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Get out your swimsuit: The Student Activity and Academic Center outdoor pool reopens April 1. It's heated to a minimum of 78 degrees so you can jump in now instead of waiting until summer. Emory University and Healthcare faculty and staff may purchase discounted memberships or a $10 day pass.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Center for Faculty Development and Excellence invites faculty proposals for three-credit University Courses in Spring 2020
Center for Faculty Development and Excellence invites faculty proposals for three-credit University Courses in Spring 2020

Critical Juncture Conference on intersections of race, sexuality, gender, disability welcomes all to free sessions
Critical Juncture Conference on intersections of race, sexuality, gender, disability welcomes all to free sessions

Tournées Film Festival features free screenings with English subtitles
Tournées Film Festival features free screenings with English subtitles

 Interfaith panel to educate community, staff on end-of-life care in Johns Creek
Interfaith panel to educate community, staff on end-of-life care in Johns Creek
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IN THE NEWS
 
Neuroscience explains the astonishing benefits of reading books like a writer, even if you don't plan on becoming one

 

Neuroscience explains the astonishing benefits of reading books like a writer, even if you don't plan on becoming one
March 27 |  Emory University |  CNBC

 Democrats grapple with party tensions over how the U.S. should treat Israel

 

Democrats grapple with party tensions over how the U.S. should treat Israel
March 26 |  Alan Abramowitz |  NPR

Smart phone users may be vulnerable to thumb pain

 

Smart phone users may be vulnerable to thumb pain
March 25 |  Eric Wagner |  WAGA-TV
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
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.
When: April 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: James B. Williams Medical Education Building, Margaretta Taylor Lobby
Admission: Free
 Jazz on the Green

 

Jazz on the Green
Celebrate National Jazz Appreciation Month on a cool night with outdoor performances by Emory Jazz Ensembles.
When: April 4, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Patterson Green
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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March
 
Lecture: "Are Games Bad for Stories? Seeing Interactive Narrative as Its Own Genre"
When: March 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 111
Admission: Free
 
29
March
 
LunaFest Women's Film Festival
When: March 29, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Concert: Cellist Zuill Bailey with the Vega String Quartet
When: March 30, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
JWJI Race & Difference Colloquium: "Blackness in China: Afro-Americans under Mao"
When: April 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
02
April
 
Emory Farmers Market
When: April 2, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
02
April
 
Tournées Film Festival: "120 Battements Par Minute" (in French with English subtitles)
When: April 2, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
02
April
 
Catherine of Siena Lecture Series: "Reasons to Hope: Listening to the Wisdom of Earth"
When: April 2, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
02
April
 
Emory Jazz Combos
When: April 2, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
03
April
 
Workshop: Create Canvas Assignments
When: April 3, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
03
April
 
Film screening and panel: "Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story"
When: April 3, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
03
April
 
Performance: "Women at Work" by Portrait-Theater from Vienna
When: April 3, 4:30 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
03
April
 
Reading: Jericho Brown, poet
When: April 3, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
03
April
 
Film screening: "McCabe and Mrs. Miller" (1971)
When: April 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
04
April
 
Workshop: Set up your Canvas Gradebook
When: April 4, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
04
April
 
Seminar: "Mapping Access to Water and Sanitation Across Low-and Middle-Income Countries: Paths of Success and the Burden of Inequality"
When: April 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 3001
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Lecture: "Africana 'Work': The Spiritual Ministries of Hou John Cooper and Reverend John L. Reed"
When: April 4, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
04
April
 
Shadow Puppets: Epic and Music in Southeast Asia
When: April 4, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
04
April
 
Lecture: "Tree of Pearls: The Extraordinary Architectural Patronage of Egypt's 13th-century Slave Queen"
When: April 4, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
04
April
 
Latinx Civic Engagement in GA
When: April 4, 6:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 112
Admission: Free
 
08
April
 
Provost's Lecture Series: Carrie Mae Weems on "A History of Violence-Heave"
When: April 8, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
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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