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Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019
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CONNECTIONS
Emory Scholars spend summer serving the community
Sophomore Dayra Leal Sanchez spent her summer teaching at Camp PEACE, a program for children impacted by violence. She was one of 13 Emory Scholars who worked with local nonprofits through Emory's Scholarship and Service Program.

 

LEADERSHIP
Sterk welcomes faculty, staff and students to new academic year
As the new academic year begins, President Claire E. Sterk reflects on Emory's impact and how "it is our calling both to appreciate what we've inherited and to strengthen, mold and improve our institution for future generations."

 

INSIGHT
Emory Global Health Institute holds forum on U.S. measles outbreak
With U.S. measles cases the highest in 27 years, the Emory Global Health Institute hosts "Turning the Tide on the US Measles Outbreak" on Monday, Sept. 9.

 

EVENTS
Story of Atlanta businessman Chip Robert Jr. told with exhibit, reception on Sept. 19
The Rose Library will celebrate its new exhibit focusing on the life of Atlanta businessman and civil servant Chip Robert with a reception on Thursday, Sept. 19. "Chip Robert: Life as Art" will run through Nov. 15.

FACULTY
Emory hires three Latinx studies scholars to strengthen interdisciplinary scholarship
Emory has hired three eminent scholars in Latinx studies, highlighting the university's commitment to the study of race and ethnicity across the humanities and social sciences.
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Student Center Celebration: Join Emory leaders on Wednesday, Sept. 11, to celebrate the official opening of the new Emory Student Center. Activities begin at 11:30 a.m. with Wonderful Wednesday, raffles and give-aways, with remarks and the ribbon-cutting from 12:30 until 1 p.m.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Emory ranks among top universities in Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education poll
Emory ranks among top universities in Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education poll

Emory Libraries launches preview of newly designed website
Emory Libraries launches preview of newly designed website

Exhibition's focus is culture of creativity and innovation supported by Emory Libraries
Exhibition's focus is culture of creativity and innovation supported by Emory Libraries
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PHOTO GALLERIES
 
Emory College Move-In Day
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Emory College welcomed 1,382 first-year students to campus. Collectively, they speak 54 unique languages and 18 percent of the class are international students. Eleven percent are first-generation college students.

Oxford College Move-In Day
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Emory's Oxford campus welcomed 474 first-year students. Almost 20 percent are international students, and 6.5 percent are the first in their families to attend college.

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Woodruff PE Center was packed Aug. 29 as first-year students competed in Songfest, a beloved Emory College tradition where students from each residence hall perform an original song about their new home. View more photos.
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In the News
 
Political Rewind: Kemp wants to see budget cut proposals first

 

Political Rewind: Kemp wants to see budget cut proposals first
Sept. 4 |  Andra Gillespie |  NPR

The case for a course of virtual reality

 

The case for a course of virtual reality
Sept. 4 |  Barbara Rothbaum |  US News & World Report

The nurse's role in the opioid crisis: How nurses can help

 

The nurse's role in the opioid crisis: How nurses can help
Sept. 3 |  Brenda Baker |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Featured Events
 
AntiquiTEA: Anna McKittrick on allegory in 16th century prints  "Death Visiting the Rich" and "Death Visiting the Poor"

 

AntiquiTEA: Anna McKittrick on allegory in 16th century prints "Death Visiting the Rich" and "Death Visiting the Poor"
Enjoy afternoon tea and scones and learn about two engravings in the museum's collection.
When: Sept. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
Rosemary Magee Creativity Conversation with Marie and Catherine Heaney

 

Rosemary Magee Creativity Conversation with Marie and Catherine Heaney
The late Nobel laureate poet Seamus Heaney's wife, Marie, and daughter, Catherine, will be in conversation with Emory's director of Irish Studies Geraldine Higgins.
When: Sept. 12, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library and Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Atlanta BeltLine Parade Lantern Making
When: Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: $30
 
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Workshop for Families: Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Making
When: Sept. 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: $30
 
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Timothy Albrecht Performs Bach Live
When: Sept. 8, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Depot Educational Garden Workday
When: Sept. 9, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Depot Garden, next to Kaldi's at the Depot
Admission: Free
 
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Perry Brickman Book Signing
When: Sept. 9, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Kirsten Scott, Mezzo Soprano
When: Sept. 9, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Candler Theology Educational Garden Workday
When: Sept. 10, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Dickey Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Cox Educational Garden Workday
When: Sept. 10, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Sept. 10, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Discussions in Canvas - Live Session
When: Sept. 10, 12:15 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Desktop GIS
When: Sept. 10, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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CMBC lecture: Maria Kozhevnikov on "Do Enhanced Cognitive States Exist: Boosting Cognitive Capacities Through Adrenaline Rush Activities"
When: Sept. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Panel Discussion: Break the Cycle of Autism Disparities
When: Sept. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Clairmont Educational Garden Workday
When: Sept. 11, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Clairmont Campus
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Getting Started with Canvas
When: Sept. 11, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Memorial Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Webinar: Home Alone? When Kids Outgrow Child Care
When: Sept. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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English Dept. Spotlight: Jericho Brown / Laura Otis
When: Sept. 11, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Rose Library, Teaching and Leaning Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Screening: "Ninotchka" (1939)
When: Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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The Fixie Free Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: Sept. 12, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Parking deck underneath First-Year Quad, Eagle Row
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation
When: Sept. 12, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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