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Friday, Oct. 11, 2019
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PERSPECTIVE
Meshell Ndegeocello shares her inner life, praises Emory as 'amazing campus'
Musician Meshell Ndegeocello didn't perform during her Provost Lecture Series appearance on Oct. 3. Instead, she took the audience on an honest journey through her personal life, lessons learned and being at peace with herself.

 

LEADERSHIP
Provost McBride named president at The New School
Dwight A. McBride, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, has been named president of The New School in New York City, effective spring 2020.

 

RESEARCH
Deep brain stimulation effective to relieve treatment-resistant depression, long-term data shows
Patients suffering from severe, treatment-resistant depression can experience long-term relief through deep brain stimulation, according to research conducted at Emory.

 

IMPACT
New funding will support international research on moderate Islam
With support from the Luce Foundation, religion professor Jim Hoesterey will co-lead a team of global scholars examining the widely differing concepts of moderate Islam across the Muslim-majority countries of Egypt, Indonesia and Morocco.

COMMUNITY
Winship 5K raises over $767,000 for cancer research
More than 3,500 runners and walkers participated in the 9th annual Winship Win the Fight 5K on Saturday, Oct. 5, and raised money for cancer research at Winship. You can still show support by donating through Nov. 29.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Emory Dining announces modified hours during fall break, Oct. 11-15
Emory Dining announces modified hours during fall break, Oct. 11-15

Reminder: Tickets available to hear poet and essayist Claudia Rankine during Ellmann Lecture Series
Reminder: Tickets available to hear poet and essayist Claudia Rankine during Ellmann Lecture Series

Annual benefits enrollment is coming soon; see what will be new for 2020
Annual benefits enrollment is coming soon; see what will be new for 2020
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Free online classes: Through LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com), Emory faculty, staff and students have free access to more than 13,000 online video courses related to technology, business and professional skills. Tutorials include many popular software programs and digital tools.
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In the News
 
American workers say jobs should do more to help them cope with mental health issues like depression and stress

 

American workers say jobs should do more to help them cope with mental health issues like depression and stress
Oct. 10 |  Ann Rogers |  Business Insider

Pregnant women should get flu and whooping cough shots, CDC says

 

Pregnant women should get flu and whooping cough shots, CDC says
Oct. 8 |  Denise Jamieson |  The New York Times

Supreme Court decision on Louisiana abortion law could direct argument on Georgia's 'heartbeat'

 

Supreme Court decision on Louisiana abortion law could direct argument on Georgia's 'heartbeat'
Oct. 4 |  Robert Schapiro |  WXIA 11 Alive News
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Featured Events
 
Minor White, Unburdened: Photographs from the Collection of Lindsay W. Marshall

 

Minor White, Unburdened: Photographs from the Collection of Lindsay W. Marshall
The newest exhibit at the Carlos Museum opens this weekend and runs through Sunday, Dec. 15.
When: Oct. 12, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Carlos Museum
Admission: Free for Emory faculty, staff and students
Emory Soccer vs. Washington University

 

Emory Soccer vs. Washington University
Catch back-to-back matches with the women's team playing at 11 a.m. and the men's team at 1:30 p.m.
When: Oct. 12, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
Film Screening: "Stalag 17"

 

Film Screening: "Stalag 17"
Emory Cinematheque presents this powerful comedic and atmospheric adaptation of a Broadway drama.
When: Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Celebrates Photography: "Remembering Mario" Panel
When: Oct. 13, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Chace Gallery
Admission: Free
 
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Chemistry Seminar: Teshik Yoon on "Stereocontrol in Photochemical Reactions"
When: Oct. 14, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Atwood Hall, Room 360
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Oct. 15, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Oct.
 
Kerry Alys Robinson on "Co-Responsibility in Church Management"
When: Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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International Pronoun Day Celebration
When: Oct. 16, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Level 2
Admission: Free
 
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Using the Studio Media Tool in Canvas
When: Oct. 16, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Oct. 16, 1:00 p.m.
Where: 700 Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Physics Department Colloquium: Igor Zutic on "Proximitized Materials"
When: Oct. 16, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Mathematics and Science Center, Room E300
Admission: Free
 
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Johnston Seminar: Geraldine Richmond on "At the Water's Edge: Understanding Environmentally Important Processes at Aqueous Surfaces"
When: Oct. 16, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Atwood Hall, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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LGS Centennial Lecture with Jonathan Metzl
When: Oct. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Latinx at Emory Block Party
When: Oct. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Asbury Circle (rain location: the Pavilion)
Admission: Free
 
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Japanese Book Binding Workshop
When: Oct. 16, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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