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Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019
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LEADERSHIP
President Jimmy Carter fields student questions at 38th annual Emory town hall
For 38 years, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has joined first-year Emory students for the annual Carter Town Hall, a spirited, surprisingly candid exchange that offers firsthand lessons in life, leadership and governance gleaned across a lifetime of public service.

 

COLLABORATION
Emory and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta now part of nationwide pediatric emergency research network
Emory University and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta have been selected to join a research network focused on preventing and reducing morbidity and mortality in the sickest of ill and injured children.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Recent alum is Emory's first winner of prestigious scholarship to study for two years in France
Jacob Kasel will pursue a master's degree in France as the first Emory winner of the Michel David-Weill Scholarship, awarded to a single student each year from applicants from 30 top U.S. institutions.

 

PERSPECTIVES
TheoEd Talks to bring big ideas about God, religion and faith to the fore
Candler School of Theology is helping sponsor TheoEd Talks on Sunday, Sept. 22, aimed at sparking conversations that change how people think about God, religion and the power of faith to change lives.

CONNECTIONS
Emory hosts Tara Westover, best-selling author of 'Educated,' in lead-off event for Common Read
This year's Common Read program kicks off Sept. 26 with best-selling author Tara Westover discussing "Educated," her memoir of her quest for knowledge after growing up with survivalist parents and not setting foot in a classroom until age 17.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Curran receives highest award from American Society for Radiation Oncology for contributions to the field
Curran receives highest award from American Society for Radiation Oncology for contributions to the field

Wear vintage workout gear for the Heel to Heal 5K on Sept. 21 and support Emory PA students' causes
Wear vintage workout gear for the Heel to Heal 5K on Sept. 21 and support Emory PA students' causes

Learn how Emory faculty leverages and corrals social media in Twitter 202: Tweetorials, Timeliness and Trolls on Oct. 7
Learn how Emory faculty leverages and corrals social media in Twitter 202: Tweetorials, Timeliness and Trolls on Oct. 7
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Get a free entree. Purchase a minimum of $7 at all food stations in the Cox Hall Food Court and get a free entree from Station Invasion there. The Emory Eagle Passport is your ticket to this deal.
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In the News
 
What will my grandchild remember?

 

What will my grandchild remember?
Sept. 19 |  Patricia Bauer |  New York Times

The lasting effects of social isolation in adolescence

 

The lasting effects of social isolation in adolescence
Sept. 17 |  Shannon L. Gourley |  Psychology Today

What will the economic impact of the GM strike be? Here's what experts say

 

What will the economic impact of the GM strike be? Here's what experts say
Sept. 17 |  Robert Franzosi |  Newsweek
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Featured Events
 
WaterHub Tour

 

WaterHub Tour
Tours of the award-winning WaterHub restart and more tours are scheduled for Fridays at noon, Tuesdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
When: Sept. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
Concert: Around the World in 60 Minutes

 

Concert: Around the World in 60 Minutes
Hear the music of Ravel, Vijay Iyer, Pancho Vladigerov and a world premiere by Colombian composer Juan Antonio Cuellar.
When: Sept. 21, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert 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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Jennifer Dijkstra on "The Effects of Ocean Warming on Gulf of Maine Benthic Communities"
When: Sept. 20, 10:00 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 112
Admission: Free
 
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Mozart at the Museum
When: Sept. 20, 12:00 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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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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Workshop: Managing Your Online Identity
When: Sept. 24, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
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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Faculty Conversation Series: Christine Ristaino on "All The Silent Spaces: A Memoir"
When: Sept. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble, 2nd Floor
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Introduction to MAXQDA Coding
When: Sept. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Dabney Evans and John Blevins on "Georgia: On the Front Lines of the Abortion Debate"
When: Sept. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Rollins School of Public Health, auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Digital Storytelling
When: Sept. 25, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "A Foreign Affair" (1948)
When: Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Grand Rounds: "The Unspoken Truth About Surgical Education"
When: Sept. 26, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Focus on Teaching: "Facilitating Learning for Individuals Needing Office of Accessibility Services"
When: Sept. 26, 11:30 a.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar Series: Mark Budolfson on "Quantifying Environmental Justice and Well-being in Climate, Health, and Other Areas of Policy Analysis"
When: Sept. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 3001
Admission: Free
 
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