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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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HONORS
Emory professor's podcast exploring civil rights cold cases wins Peabody Award
Emory professor Hank Klibanoff's podcast "Buried Truths" was named a winner of the 2018 Peabody Award for Radio/Podcast. The podcast, based on research by Klibanoff and Emory students, focuses on racially motivated crimes from Georgia's civil rights era.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory President Claire E. Sterk elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Emory President Claire E. Sterk has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for independent policy research.

 

EVENTS
Emory Dance Company debuts new works by emerging student choreographers
The Emory Dance Company brings eight radically different choreographic works to the stage in "eight," running April 25-27 in the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts dance studio. Students choreographed the works with the guidance of faculty member George Staib.

IMPACT
Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital achieves sixth consecutive Magnet designation
Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital is the first community hospital and one of only three hospitals in the world to achieve its sixth consecutive Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet Recognition Program.
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HELP WITH COMMENCEMENT
 
Emory Insider

 

Emory staff are invited to join in the university's tradition of service to the graduating class by volunteering at Commencement. Opportunities begin Wednesday, May 8, with the annual Chair Rodeo. There is a critical need for volunteers at the May 13 ceremony. Register to help.

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TAKE NOTE
 
Register for Staff Fest fun run/walk and volleyball tournament
Register for Staff Fest fun run/walk and volleyball tournament

Apply for Global Atlanta Innovative Teaching Grants to support faculty teaching by April 29
Apply for Global Atlanta Innovative Teaching Grants to support faculty teaching by April 29

Carlos Museum bookshop will hold annual two-day spring clearance sale May 3-4
Carlos Museum bookshop will hold annual two-day spring clearance sale May 3-4
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IN THE NEWS
 
 U.S. Supreme Court to hear Georgia case on gay, lesbian workplace bias

 

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Georgia case on gay, lesbian workplace bias
April 22 |  Robert Schapiro  |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 Can Botox and cosmetic surgery chill our relationships with others?

 

Can Botox and cosmetic surgery chill our relationships with others?
April 18 |  Frans de Waal  |  New York Times

During WWI, this nurse stayed behind to help others. 100 years later, she's being honored.

 

During WWI, this nurse stayed behind to help others. 100 years later, she's being honored.
April 18 |  Camille O'Brien |  WXIA-TV
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Meet Me @ Lullwater or the Tunnel

 

Meet Me @ Lullwater or the Tunnel
"Move more" by joining these Wednesday group walks either in the outdoor beauty of Lullwater Preserve or the climate-controlled comfort of Emory's hospital tunnels.
When: April 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve OR the Emory University Hospital Tunnel Entrance
Admission: Free
 Emory University Symphony Orchestra

 

Emory University Symphony Orchestra
Paul Bhasin conducts the final concert of the year for the Emory University Symphony Orchestra season, to include Brahms's Symphony No. 2.
When: April 26, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Emory Faculty Impact Forum: "Big Data: Emory's Global Impact"

 

Emory Faculty Impact Forum: "Big Data: Emory's Global Impact"
Provost Dwight A. McBride hosts an evening of dinner and discussion with a panel of faculty members.
When: April 29, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center Hotel
Admission: Free; register in advance
 
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Lecture: Teresa Morgan on "Can Theology Talk to History?"
When: April 24, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Zotero Introduction
When: April 24, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: EndNote Introduction
When: April 24, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation
When: April 24, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Grillfest
When: April 24, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Dobbs Lawn
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Speed Racer" (2008)
When: April 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Oxford Chamber Ensemble Concert
When: April 24, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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The Fixie Free Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: April 25, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Longstreet-Means Parking Deck
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: James Zainaldin on "The Tangled Web of War: Generalship as an Art and Science in the Early Roman Empire"
When: April 25, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Candler Library, Room 120
Admission: Free
 
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X Fast Fashion: Clothing Exchange, Workshop, Competition
When: April 25, 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Cox Hall, Computing Center
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Dance Company Spring Concert
When: April 25, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $10; $6 all students
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: April 26, 9:30 a.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Ellen Greenwood on "Aristotle's Slave and the Long March of Civil Rights"
When: April 26, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Teresa Morgan on "Personifications of Divine Pistis and Fides, Greek, Roman, and Christian: Counter-Cultural Interactions"
When: April 27, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Story Project: Challenging, Questioning, Unpacking Masculinities
When: April 27, 2:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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StageWorks: Scenes from Opera and Musical Theater
When: April 27, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Panel discussion: "What's Next? Dialogue on a Church in Crisis"
When: April 28, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Concert Choir: "Love's Arrow"
When: April 28, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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