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CONNECTIONS
New TV writing course offers students path to collaboration and creativity
With experience honed as a writer for NBC's 'The Blacklist' and shows on Netflix and BBC America, creative writing professor T Cooper guides students in the highly collaborative craft of writing TV scripts.

 

FUNDING
Emory receives $2.2 million to study health effects of heat exposure
Researchers have been awarded a grant to study the health impact of heat exposure among farm workers, a sector that is particularly vulnerable to illness after working long hours in hot and humid conditions.

 

ACTIVITIES
Halloween at Emory brings a street party, movies and more
Whether your Halloween tastes lean toward haunted houses with ghouls or cute puppies in costume, events on and around campus during the next week will help you get into the spirit.

 

CULTURE
Rothschild Lecture features Lillian Faderman on 'Harvey Milk Through a Jewish Lens'
Lillian Faderman, an internationally known scholar of LGBT history and literature, will deliver Emory's annual Rothschild Lecture on Monday, Nov. 18. She will speak about Harvey Milk, a gay martyr and American icon.

RESEARCH
Emory study of twins shows what's good for the heart is good for the brain
Emory researchers are giving us double the reasons to pay attention to our cardiovascular health — showing in a recently published study in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease that good heart health can equal good brain health.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Volunteer to help with Homecoming Zero Landfill efforts on Oct. 26
Volunteer to help with Homecoming Zero Landfill efforts on Oct. 26

Author Carey Wallace to speak at Candler Women's Forum on Nov. 6; register by Nov. 1
Author Carey Wallace to speak at Candler Women's Forum on Nov. 6; register by Nov. 1
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Honorary degree nominations: Here's your chance to nominate outstanding individuals to receive honorary degrees at Commencement. Nominations are due by Nov. 1 for consideration for degrees to be presented in 2021 and beyond. Learn more at the Honorary Degrees website.  
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In the News
 
Rethinking breakfast

 

Rethinking breakfast
Oct. 18 |  Mike Bacha  |  FOX 5 Atlanta

Vaccine exemption rates among US kindergartners continue to climb, CDC says

 

Vaccine exemption rates among US kindergartners continue to climb, CDC says
Oct. 17 |  Saad B. Omer |  CNN

Traumatic stress tied to stroke in young adults

 

Traumatic stress tied to stroke in young adults
Oct. 17 |  Viola Vaccarino |  MedPage Today
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Featured Events
 
Research and Scholarship Town Hall

 

Research and Scholarship Town Hall
Attend this Q&A session to discuss changes and updates in research, administration and scholarship across Emory.
When: Oct. 23, 2:00 p.m.
Where: WHSC Administration Building, 1st Floor, Auditorium
Admission: Free; RSVP required
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
Film Screening and Panel Discussion: "In Their Shoes: Unheard Stories of Reentry and Recovery"

 

Film Screening and Panel Discussion: "In Their Shoes: Unheard Stories of Reentry and Recovery"
View this documentary and join a discussion afterwards with the producer, an Emory College graduate.
When: Oct. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Living Room and Presentation Room
Admission: Free; registration required
Emory Homecoming Parade, Festival and Concert

 

Emory Homecoming Parade, Festival and Concert
See the Homecoming parade wind its way through campus, then head to McDonough Field for the festival and concert headlined by Emory alum Kristian Bush.
When: Oct. 26, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Campus and McDonough Field
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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Performance: Beethoven's Waldstein Sonata
When: Oct. 23, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening and Discussion: "Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story"
When: Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Sabrina" (1954)
When: Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall 208
Admission: Free
 
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Jazz on the Green with Emory Jazz Ensembles
When: Oct. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Patterson Green
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Loretta Ross on "Where Can Reproductive Justice Take Us?"
When: Oct. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, 8th Floor, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Hesburgh Lecture: Oliver Williams on "Can You Do Well by Doing Good?"
When: Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Aquinas Center
Admission: Free
 
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Oxford Theater Fall Play: "Men On Boats" by Jaclyn Backhaus
When: Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Tarbutton Performing Arts Center
Admission: $8
 
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Lecture: Walter S. Melion on "Making Sense of Religious Allegory in the 16th and 17th Century Low Countries"
When: Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory University Symphony Orchestra Concert
When: Oct. 24, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Cooke Noontime Concert: "The Art of Song"
When: Oct. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball vs. Saint Mary's College
When: Oct. 25, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball vs. Roanoke College
When: Oct. 26, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Concerto and Aria Competition
When: Oct. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Black Graduate Student Reception (Rescheduled)
When: Oct. 28, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center Plaza
Admission: Free
 
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