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Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019
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IMPACT
Perfectly matched: Connecting children on the autism spectrum with others
Early Emory is the university's year-round preschool education program that provides opportunities for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder to learn and grow with typically developing children. Meet Elise and Amiel, two children who became best friends through the program.

 

PERSPECTIVES
Austin Channing Brown, Hank Klibanoff to explore racial injustice in 'Bearing Witness'
Candler School of Theology presents "Bearing Witness: Faith, Remembrance and the Journey Toward Racial Justice" on Saturday, Sept. 21, featuring author and speaker Austin Channing Brown and Emory professor and veteran journalist Hank Klibanoff.

 

HEALTH
Stress-induced blood vessel problems linked to poorer cardiovascular disease outcomes
Emory researchers uncover an important risk pathway for cardiovascular disease by utilizing an oft-cited fear -- public speaking -- to measure how stress changes the lining of blood vessels.

 

CAMPUS
Emory working to improve pedestrian, e-scooter safety
Several departments across the university are creating a policy to keep e-scooter riders and pedestrians safe on campus. Read the latest guidelines before hopping on for your next ride.

CONNECTIONS
Emory ranks #1 in Teach For America recruits
Emory University has been ranked the top university of its size contributing the greatest number of graduating seniors to the 2019 Teach For America corps.
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CARTER TOWN HALL
 
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Tune in: Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will answer questions from Emory's first-year students at the 38th 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
 
Emory's Board of Trustees adopts new governing documents
Emory's Board of Trustees adopts new governing documents

Get an Atlanta-Fulton Public Library card at the Sept. 23 pop-up drive
Get an Atlanta-Fulton Public Library card at the Sept. 23 pop-up drive

Provost's office invites you to "Lunch to Learn" on Sept. 24 about enhancing research productivity and improving work-life balance
Provost's office invites you to "Lunch to Learn" on Sept. 24 about enhancing research productivity and improving work-life balance
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Get a meal plan at the Dobbs Common Table and save money. Plans are available to all full- and part-time university faculty and staff; enroll at any time during the semester. Unused meals will roll over between semesters, but expire in early August. Meals may be also used for guests. Find out more.
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In the News
 
Revisiting 'The Iliad,' 3,000 years later

 

Revisiting 'The Iliad,' 3,000 years later
Sept. 13 |  Michael C. Carlos Museum |  Georgia Public Broadcasting

What painting with your feet does to your brain

 

What painting with your feet does to your brain
Sept. 10 |  Cathrin Buetefisch |  New York Times

 Doctors warn of consequences as measles cases rise

 

Doctors warn of consequences as measles cases rise
Sept. 10 |  Walter Orenstein and Andi Shane |  WebMD
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Featured Events
 
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
 Mozart at the Museum

 

Mozart at the Museum
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's Brice Andrus on French horn and Yang-Yoon Kim on viola perform with the Vega Quartet and William Ransom.
When: Sept. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
Canvas Techniques Roadshow

 

Canvas Techniques Roadshow
Teaching & Learning Technologies staff will be available on a drop-in basis to answer questions and help you with Canvas.
When: Sept. 24, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Library
Admission: Free
 
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Livestreamed Conference: Ecology & Religion in 19th Century Studies
When: Sept. 18, 9:45 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 303F
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Writing a Data Management Plan for Social Science
When: Sept. 18, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Dean's Lecture: Teresa Morgan on "Institutionalization and Inspiration: Two Aspects of Early Christian Faith"
When: Sept. 18, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Creating Effective Infographics
When: Sept. 18, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, MediaLab
Admission: Free
 
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Constitution Day Lecture: Jeffrey Tulis on "Anti-Federalists' Reaction to the American Constitution"
When: Sept. 18, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Lecture Room
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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Film Screening: "Double Indemnity" (1944)
When: Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Gallery Talk: Walter Melion on "Through a Glass, Darkly"
When: Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
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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Panel: Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Healthcare
When: Sept. 19, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Miller-Ward Alumni House
Admission: $15
 
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Salmon Shomade on "African Politics and the Rule of Law"
When: Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Rosemary Magee Creativity Conversation: Visiting Artist Dafi Altabeb
When: Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Conservation Conversation Panel Discussion: "The Cosmic Man"
When: Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Khiara Bridges on "The Intersections of Class and Race"
When: Sept. 20, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Anthropology, Room 303
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Around the World in 60 Minutes
When: Sept. 21, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race & Difference Colloquium: Josh Farrington on "Black Republicans and the Civil Rights Movement"
When: Sept. 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Eurasia Piano Trio
When: Sept. 23, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Sept. 24, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Center for Global Safe WASH Open House
When: Sept. 24, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Rollins School of Public Health, Lawrence P and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Artist Talk: Jessica Stockholder
When: Sept. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Rick Riordan Author Event
When: Sept. 24, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Church
Admission: $5 - $22.86
 
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