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COMMUNITY
Students create campus mural to celebrate Atlanta
More than a dozen student artists, with majors ranging from business to biology, came together to create the vibrant tribute to Atlanta that fills the wall outside of Cox Hall. Find out the story behind this campus landmark.

 

CAMPUS
Cadray named Emory's first university ombudsperson
Lynell Cadray has been appointed Emory's inaugural university ombudsperson and senior adviser to the president, a role that will provide the campus community with a new resource for informal conflict resolution.

 

RECOGNITION
Emory professors, alumna honored for recent books
Professor Jericho Brown's collection "The Tradition" is among 10 volumes longlisted for the National Book Award for poetry, joining honors for books by alumna Tressie McMillan Cottom and Emory professors Vanessa Siddle Walker, Lisa Dillman and Eric. L. Goldstein.

RESEARCH
DNA 'origami' takes flight in emerging field of nano machines
Just as the steam engine set the stage for the Industrial Revolution, nanoscale devices made from DNA are opening up a new era in biomedical research and materials science. Emory graduate student Aaron Blanchard and chemistry professor Khalid Salaita are working at the forefront of DNA mechanotechnology.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Center for International and Comparative Law hosts 'NATO @ 70: The Role of International Law in Collective Security'
Center for International and Comparative Law hosts 'NATO @ 70: The Role of International Law in Collective Security'

Atlanta Celebrates Photography with 'Remembering Mario' exhibition of late Emory professor and doctor's art
Atlanta Celebrates Photography with 'Remembering Mario' exhibition of late Emory professor and doctor's art

Emory College Center for Creativity & Arts issues call for nominations for 2020 Creativity & Arts Awards
Emory College Center for Creativity & Arts issues call for nominations for 2020 Creativity & Arts Awards

One-day symposium at Woodruff Library brings innovative research in global book history to Atlanta
One-day symposium at Woodruff Library brings innovative research in global book history to Atlanta
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Take or renew the Sustainability Pledge: Emory needs the active participation of the entire community to help meet the university's commitment to a sustainable campus. You can pledge to do three actions that are sustainable and encourage three friends to take the pledge. 
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In the News
 
Peloton's hot IPO prospects: How much is just spin?

 

Peloton's hot IPO prospects: How much is just spin?
Sept. 26 |  Daniel McCarthy |  CBS News

'Heritage travel' is surging in the era of DNA testing. It has a special significance for black Americans.

 

'Heritage travel' is surging in the era of DNA testing. It has a special significance for black Americans.
Sept. 25 |  Dianne M. Stewart |  Vox

 Using art to talk about the Holocaust in 'The Evidence Room'

 

Using art to talk about the Holocaust in 'The Evidence Room'
Sept. 24 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  Smithsonian Magazine
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Featured Events
 
Performances: Boyfriend

 

Performances: Boyfriend
Feminist rap cabaret performance artist Boyfriend brings her band, dancers, props and costumes for two shows, including Sept. 28 at 7 p.m.
When: Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mary Gray Monroe Theater
Admission: Free
Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Centre College

 

Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Centre College
Cheer on the Eagles when they play Centre College, then Rhodes College on Sunday, Sept. 29, at 2:30 p.m.
When: Sept. 28, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
Dance:  "fence" by staibdance

 

Dance: "fence" by staibdance
This political and socially driven work by Emory Dance faculty George Staib will also be performed Oct. 4, 5 and 6.
When: Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $25, $20, $10
 
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Workshop: Introduction to Zotero
When: Sept. 27, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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Learning session: Building a Winning Start-up Team
When: Sept. 27, 11:30 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room #190P
Admission: Free
 
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Fran Markowitz on "Edenic Veganism and Righteous Black Male Bodies"
When: Sept. 27, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 303
Admission: Free
 
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Rosemary Magee Creativity Conversation: Boyfriend
When: Sept. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Soccer: Emory vs. Rhodes College
When: Sept. 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race & Difference Colloquium: Bettina Love on "We Want to Do More Than Survive"
When: Sept. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Oct. 1, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Georeferencing
When: Oct. 1, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Learning session: The New Canvas Gradebook
When: Oct. 1, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Augustus Baldwin Speaker Series: Kara Keeling on "Queer Times, Black Futures"
When: Oct. 1, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Building, Kemp Malone Library
Admission: Free
 
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Webinar: Suddenly You're a Caregiver
When: Oct. 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball: Emory vs. Lee University
When: Oct. 2, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Sunset Boulevard" (1950)
When: Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Writing a Data Management Plan for Basic Science
When: Oct. 3, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Public Scholarship: Creating Your Social Media Brand & Promoting Your Science & Scholarship in the Media
When: Oct. 3, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Room 101
Admission: Free
 
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The Fixie Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: Oct. 3, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Parking deck across from Kaldi's at the Depot
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar series: Jill Gambill on "Sea Level Rise Adaptation on Georgia's Coast"
When: Oct. 4, 10:00 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 112
Admission: Free
 
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