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Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019
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IMPACT
Emory alumni create organization to reduce racialized health disparities
What began as a t-shirt became an organization founded and run by four Rollins School of Public Health graduates dedicated to improving health in the black community.

 

RESEARCH
Emory psychologist examines whether 'intellectual humility' can temper political, religious polarization
With support from a Templeton Foundation grant, Emory psychologist Scott O. Lilienfeld will study whether the ability to recognize that you might be wrong can be a buffer against political and religious extremism.

 

CAMPUS
Emory prepares to celebrate Homecoming, Family Weekend
Emory will celebrate Homecoming Oct. 24-27 with a full schedule of festivities for students and alumni, including the annual parade and festival, this year featuring a concert by Emory alum Kristian Bush of Sugarland.

MUSIC
Renowned jazz pianist Brad Mehldau, tenor Ian Bostridge to explore nature of love
Experience a concert of original music that draws its lyrics from love poems by Blake, Shakespeare, Yeats and others. "The Folly of Desire" will be at the Schwartz Center on Friday, Oct. 18.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Annual benefits enrollment begins Oct. 28; see what will be new for 2020
Annual benefits enrollment begins Oct. 28; see what will be new for 2020

School of Nursing research grant supports developing tools that improve quality of care
School of Nursing research grant supports developing tools that improve quality of care

Buy your tickets now for "The Nether," presented by Theater Emory beginning Friday, Nov. 1
Buy your tickets now for "The Nether," presented by Theater Emory beginning Friday, Nov. 1
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Emory Insider
 
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Take or renew the Sustainability Pledge: The university has committed to achieving overall sustainability, but reaching that mark depends on everyone in the Emory community playing an active role in recycling, water conservation and other areas. Make a difference by pledging to take three actions that are sustainable.  
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In the News
 
CDC finds rising suicide rates for young people

 

CDC finds rising suicide rates for young people
Oct. 17 |  Nadine Kaslow |  NPR

Non-profit fosters friendships for life

 

Non-profit fosters friendships for life
Oct. 16 |  Xavier Sayeed and Sophia Ahad |  FOX 5 Atlanta

The eye-popping cost of Medicare for all

 

The eye-popping cost of Medicare for all
Oct. 16 |  Kenneth Thorpe |  The Atlantic
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Featured Events
 
Bench2Market Talks: Early Translational Funding

 

Bench2Market Talks: Early Translational Funding
Learn from a panel of speakers about funding options and resources for early-stage innovations.
When: Oct. 18, 8:30 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 153A
Admission: Free
Lunch and Learn: Hurricanes and Environmental Health

 

Lunch and Learn: Hurricanes and Environmental Health
Join the latest program in the speaker series on Planetary Health and Infectious Diseases, focusing on the environmental health impacts of hurricanes in the Southeast.
When: Oct. 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Nursing Alumni Auditorium
Admission: Free
Collecting Conversation: Minor White, Unburdened

 

Collecting Conversation: Minor White, Unburdened
Join contemporary art collector Lindsay Marshall and others as they discuss the life and work of photographer Minor White.
When: Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Faculty Tour: Library Service Center
When: Oct. 18, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Library Service Center, Briarcliff Campus, 1260 Briarcliff Rd.
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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WaterHub Tour
When: Oct. 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: 700 Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Artful Stories: "I Know the River Loves Me"
When: Oct. 19, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Carlos Museum, Art of the Americas Galleries
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Oxford Men's and Women's Tennis vs. Wallace State College
When: Oct. 19, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Kline Tennis Center, Oxford College
Admission: Free
 
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Indonesian Gamelan Music Performance: Musical Confluence of East and West
When: Oct. 19, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio, 1804 North Decatur Road
Admission: $10 suggested donation
 
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Emory Pride Drag Show
When: Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $5 donation
 
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Emory Wind Ensemble Performance
When: Oct. 19, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Just Jazzin' Around with the Gary Motley Trio
When: Oct. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Colloquium: Can White People Appreciate Rap?
When: Oct. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center, Multi Room 1
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Workshop: Zotero Introduction
When: Oct. 21, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Oct. 22, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Desktop GIS
When: Oct. 22, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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William De Baets on "Making Sense of the EU after Brexit"
When: Oct. 22, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Anthropology Building, Room 303
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: The New Canvas Gradebook
When: Oct. 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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