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Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019
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REMEMBRANCE
First 9/11 Scholarship recipient discovers the power of community
Alec Russin was only a toddler when he lost his father in the Sept. 11 attacks. Now he's the first recipient of a special Emory scholarship created to help the children of alumni who felt the impact most.

 

RECOGNITION
Emory ranked among top national universities by U.S. News
Emory University has been ranked 21st among the nation's top universities in the new 2020 Best Colleges guidebook from U.S. News & World Report.

 

LITERATURE
Carlos Museum to host three-day live reading of Homer's 'The Iliad'
The epic poem "The Iliad" will come alive on campus the weekend of Sept. 13-15 as faculty, staff and others read it aloud at the Michael C. Carlos Museum.

 

SAFETY
Learn about Emory resources for emergencies to be 'Prepared, Not Scared'
September is National Disaster Preparedness Month. Find out what you should do to be ready for different types of emergencies that could occur on campus.

IMPACT
How immunologist Max Cooper may have saved your life
A half-century ago, Emory immunologist Max Cooper made a discovery that forever changed our understanding of the human immune system. Now he is being honored with a prestigious Lasker Award for his joint work on the discovery that has helped save countless lives.
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STUDENT CENTER RIBBON CUTTING
 
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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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Carter Town Hall: Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will answer questions from Emory's first-year students at the annual Carter Town Hall. Watch it live from the Woodruff Physical Education Center on Emory's Facebook page (@EmoryUniversity) Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 8 p.m.
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TAKE NOTE
 
 "Stepping Back on a Classic: Durkheim, Suicide and the Challenges of a New Era" is topic for Virginia DeHaan lecture on Sept. 12
"Stepping Back on a Classic: Durkheim, Suicide and the Challenges of a New Era" is topic for Virginia DeHaan lecture on Sept. 12

Stay active with numerous opportunities to get some steps in and enjoy the coming cooler weather
Stay active with numerous opportunities to get some steps in and enjoy the coming cooler weather

Free: Replace broken or lost EmoryCard or update your photo on Sept. 13
Free: Replace broken or lost EmoryCard or update your photo on Sept. 13
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In the News
 
What Howard Schultz never understood about America

 

What Howard Schultz never understood about America
Sept. 6 |  Alan Abramowitz |  Washington Post

When Andrew Luck retired, why were Colts fans such sore losers?

 

When Andrew Luck retired, why were Colts fans such sore losers?
Sept. 5 |  Erin Tarver and Edward Queen |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Holocaust denial trial

 

The Holocaust denial trial
Sept. 5 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  BBC World Service
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Featured Events
 
 Annual Paul M. Fernhoff Family Fun and Duck Race

 

Annual Paul M. Fernhoff Family Fun and Duck Race
Have fun and help raise funds to grow the Dr. Paul M. Fernhoff Endowment and Genetic Counselor Scholarship.
When: Sept. 14, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Student Activity & Academic Center, pool
Admission: $5 per duck suggested donation
Concert: Kronos Quartet with Mahsa Vahdat

 

Concert: Kronos Quartet with Mahsa Vahdat
Kronos Quartet performs "Music for Change: The Banned Countries," featuring Iranian vocalist Mahsa Vahdat.
When: Sept. 14, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $65; discounts apply
Film Screening: "The Most Dangerous Year"

 

Film Screening: "The Most Dangerous Year"
See this award-winning documentary about transgender rights, bathroom bills and the families of transgender kids, followed by a Q&A with director Vlada Knowlton.
When: Sept. 19, 7:00 p.m.
Where: School of Law, Tull Auditorium
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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Workshop: Pencil Pouch Sewing
When: Sept. 11, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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Film 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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Emory Educational Garden Semester Kickoff
When: Sept. 12, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Kaldi's at the Depot, back porch
Admission: Free
 
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Rosemary Magee Creativity Conversation with Marie and Catherine Heaney
When: Sept. 12, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library and Jones Room
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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Concert: Marshall Ruffin
When: Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race & Difference Colloquium: Alvin Tillery on "Is the #BlackLivesMatter Movement Winning?"
When: Sept. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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David Kaye on "Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet"
When: Sept. 16, 12:15 p.m.
Where: Gambrell Hall, Tull Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: Robyn Schiff, poet
When: Sept. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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David Leinweber on "Mary Magdalen and the Provencal Saints"
When: Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Sept. 17, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Col Legno Bassoon and Percussion Duo
When: Sept. 17, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: 3D Modeling
When: Sept. 18, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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Southern Circuit Film Series: "Same God"
When: Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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