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Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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IMPACT
Emory University launches global Social, Emotional and Ethical Learning program
The culmination of two decades of collaboration between Emory and the Dalai Lama's institutions, SEE (Social, Ethical and Emotional) Learning provides educators with a compassion-based ethics curriculum for K-12 and other students.

 

HEALTH
'Your Fantastic Mind' TV series returns to explore how migraines differ from headaches
As Emory and Georgia Public Broadcasting's "Your Fantastic Mind" returns with the second half of the first season, discover how migraines differ from headaches, some common triggers and how a "numbing" treatment helped a college soccer player.

 

HONORS
Emory professor, novelist Tayari Jones wins NAACP Image Award
Tayari Jones, professor of English and creative writing at Emory, has been honored with the NAACP Image Award for fiction for her acclaimed novel "An American Marriage."

ACHIEVEMENT
Newsweek names Emory University Hospital a 'Top 100 Global Hospital'
Emory University Hospital has been named a Top 100 Global Hospital in Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals 2019 list. Emory University Hospital is the only hospital in Georgia, only one of two in the Southeast and one of 25 in the U.S. to make the global list.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Get discounts on tickets for arts events: Current and retired Emory faculty and staff are eligible for discounts of 20 to 50 percent on Arts at Emory events. Call the box office at 404-727-5050 to purchase tickets at your special price.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Raise money for cancer research and celebrate progress April 6 at Relay for Life
Raise money for cancer research and celebrate progress April 6 at Relay for Life

Scholars can promote research to new audiences in the Scholarly Impact 5-Day Challenge April 8-12
Scholars can promote research to new audiences in the Scholarly Impact 5-Day Challenge April 8-12

Grab the last few spots on the list for Oxford Farms's CSA and get fresh, organic produce weekly
Grab the last few spots on the list for Oxford Farms's CSA and get fresh, organic produce weekly
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IN THE NEWS
 
10 new books to watch for in April

 

10 new books to watch for in April
April 1 |  Jericho Brown |  New York Times

Affirming mosques help gay Muslims reconcile faith, sexuality

 

Affirming mosques help gay Muslims reconcile faith, sexuality
April 1 |  Scott Siraj al-Haqq Kugle |  NBC News

What are the keys to happiness in nursing?

 

What are the keys to happiness in nursing?
April 1 |  Sharon Pappas, Regina Duncan and Angelina Trinidad |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
 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
Collaborative Piano Concert

 

Collaborative Piano Concert
Emory undergraduate students perform celebrated works from the four-hand and two-piano repertoire.
When: April 7, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Provost's Lecture Series: Carrie Mae Weems on "A History of Violence-Heave"

 

Provost's Lecture Series: Carrie Mae Weems on "A History of Violence-Heave"
Artist Carrie Mae Weems will explore the legacy of African American identity, class and culture in her talk "A History of Violence-Heave."
When: April 8, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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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
 
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Performance: "Women at Work" by Portrait-Theater from Vienna
When: April 3, 4:30 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Reading: Jericho Brown, poet
When: April 3, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Film screening: "McCabe and Mrs. Miller" (1971)
When: April 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Workshop: Set up your Canvas Gradebook
When: April 4, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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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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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
 
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April
 
Shadow Puppets: Epic and Music in Southeast Asia
When: April 4, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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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
 
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April
 
Latinx Civic Engagement in Georgia
When: April 4, 6:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 112
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Jain Cosmos Lecture: "Painting the Universe"
When: April 4, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Korean Theological Views of Current Christianity"
When: April 5, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 322
Admission: Free
 
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Javanese Shadow Puppetry and Gamelan Music Concert
When: April 6, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission:  $10 suggested donation; $5 for students; children free
 
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Emory University Chorus and Emory Wind Ensemble
When: April 6, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Soul, Double, Life Force? The Ancient Egyptian Concept of Ka"
When: April 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Chamber music concert: Atlanta's Young Artists
When: April 7, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Panel discussion and Q&A: "Living with a Mental Health Condition"
When: April 8, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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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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