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Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019
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PROFILE
One Emory: Investing in faculty
Meet the people bringing the "One Emory" strategic framework to life, starting with Christa Acampora, deputy provost for academic affairs, who explains how "faculty are at the heart and center" of Emory's bold aspirations for the future.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory leads effort to honor M. Agnes Jones Elementary School namesake
Emory's Graduation Generation program led the creation of a mural and curriculum honoring Mary Agnes Boswell Jones, the first African American superintendent in the Atlanta Public School System, at the Atlanta elementary school bearing her name.

IMPACT
Bitter, salty, sour, sweet
As the Winship Win the Fight 5K prepares to step off on Saturday, meet chef Scott Adair, who faced losing his sense of taste and his livelihood before coming to Emory for cancer treatment.

 

CONNECTIONS
Faculty invited to learn about cross-campus collaborations at Deans' Pop-Up event
The first Deans' Pop-Up of the new academic year will explore how cross-campus collaborations can enhance the undergraduate experience. Register by Monday, Oct. 7, to attend the Oct. 16 event, held on the Oxford campus.

ARTS
October performances include world dance premiere, multiple concerts and more
October brings a full schedule of arts events to campus, including performances by student choir, orchestra, wind ensemble and jazz groups.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Register now for Nov. 1 symposium about sleep research across Emory
Register now for Nov. 1 symposium about sleep research across Emory

Charge your electric vehicle at the new station on Oxford Road
Charge your electric vehicle at the new station on Oxford Road

Save money by purchasing a meal plan at the Dobbs Common Table
Save money by purchasing a meal plan at the Dobbs Common Table
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Get discounts on fall fun with Sparkfly: Whether you spend October weekends watching football games or screaming at Six Flags' FrightFest, don't get spooked by high ticket prices! Visit Emory's Sparkfly Perks discount website to see what you can save.
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In the News
 
Braves' success thrills fans, even some once disgruntled about move

 

Braves' success thrills fans, even some once disgruntled about move
Oct. 2 |  Erin Tarver |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Political rewind: New polling shows support for impeachment

 

Political rewind: New polling shows support for impeachment
Oct. 1 |  Andra Gillespie |  Georgia Public Broadcasting

Atlanta bakery founder trains and hires resettled refugees: 'A beautiful exercise in trust and hope'

 

Atlanta bakery founder trains and hires resettled refugees: 'A beautiful exercise in trust and hope'
Oct. 1 |  Emory alum Leah Lonsbury |  People
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Featured Events
 
 Atlanta Master Chorale Presents: "All Creatures Great and Small"

 

Atlanta Master Chorale Presents: "All Creatures Great and Small"
The first concert of the season explores music about birds and animals. A second performance is Oct. 5.
When: Oct. 4, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $30; discounts apply
Theater: "I Am an Emotional Creature"

 

Theater: "I Am an Emotional Creature"
Feminists in Action, Center for Women and Dooley's Players present this series of monologues on Oct. 4 and 5.
When: Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free, reservation required
Winship Win the Fight 5K

 

Winship Win the Fight 5K
Run or walk to help raise money for innovative research at Winship Cancer Institute.
When: Oct. 5, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Emory Quad
Admission: $40 suggested donation
 
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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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Symposium in Celebration of Peggy Barlett
When: Oct. 4, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: "3D Modeling"
When: Oct. 4, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Computing Center, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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Legal Ethics Lecture: Lonnie Brown Jr. on "Defending the Public's Enemy: The Life and Legacy of Ramsey Clark"
When: Oct. 4, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Convocation Hall, Community Room
Admission: Free
 
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Dance: "fence" by staibdance
When: Oct. 4, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $25 / $20 / $10
 
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"Through a Glass, Darkly" Lecture: James Clifton on "Why Can't Things Be Just as They Are? On the Work and Reward of Allegory"
When: Oct. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Sibling Rivalry
When: Oct. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race & Difference Colloquium: Lucy Bland on "Born to Black GIs"
When: Oct. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: "Create Canvas Assignments"
When: Oct. 7, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Dialogue: "Diversity and Inclusion in the Classroom"
When: Oct. 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: "Preparing for a Successful Retirement: Health Care Matters"
When: Oct. 7, 1:30 p.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Building, Room 1.432
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market and Sustainable Food Fair
When: Oct. 8, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall and Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: "Set Up Your Canvas Gradebook"
When: Oct. 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: "Writing a Data Management Plan for Health Science"
When: Oct. 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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Psychology Colloquium Speaker: Fiona Cross on "Insights from Specialized Spiders Into the Study of Animal Cognition"
When: Oct. 8, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: Melinda Hartwig on "A Fragment of a Royal Sarcophagus from Egypt's Amarna Period"
When: Oct. 8, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hal
Admission: Free
 
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