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Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019
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INVOLVEMENT
Lend a hand on Emory Cares International Day of Service
Students, alumni, faculty and staff come together on Saturday, Nov. 9, to serve communities in Atlanta and around the world during the annual Emory Cares International Day of Service. Learn how you can join in.

 

ACTIVITIES
10 things to do for free this month
November brings multiple workshops and sporting events, plus the chance to hear award-winning poets such as Claudia Rankine and Emory's own Jericho Brown. Check out ten activities you can participate in for free.

 

SUSTAINABILITY
Go green for Emory's annual recycling competition
Simple efforts to recycle can lead to significant impact. Step up your game during November, when campus buildings go head-to-head to see who diverts the most waste from landfills into recycling.

 

HEALTH
Emory to establish research center on dementia caregiving
The National Institute on Aging has awarded a five-year, $3.66 million grant to the School of Nursing to explore ways to strengthen caregiver support so individuals can live in their communities as long as possible.

 

PLANNING
Pay attention to these checkpoints during annual benefits enrollment
Emory's benefits enrollment is now open, giving faculty and staff the opportunity to review benefits and make changes for the upcoming year. Submit your options by Monday, Nov. 11.

COMMUNITY
Emory partners with Latin American Association to inspire students to pursue higher education
Mario Becerra Alemán first visited Emory as a sixth grader attending the Latino Youth Leadership Conference. Now he's a sophomore on campus, helping plan the same experience for future students.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Network while learning about funding opportunities for global health projects on Nov. 5
Network while learning about funding opportunities for global health projects on Nov. 5

Emory and Morningside Foundation join forces to create Center for Innovative and Affordable Medicine
Emory and Morningside Foundation join forces to create Center for Innovative and Affordable Medicine

Visit the "Lexicon of Human Dignity" exhibit at The Center for Ethics
Visit the "Lexicon of Human Dignity" exhibit at The Center for Ethics
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PHOTO GALLERY
 
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What's better than a petting zoo? A petting "boo" with adorable puppies dressed in even more adorable Halloween costumes. There were plenty of happy smiles and wagging tails on campus during Emory's Pawsitive Outreach annual event.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Learn a new language: The Emory College Language Center can be your portal to teaching yourself a new language or keeping your speaking skills fresh. Check out their resources which include links to online classes, apps, radio and TV stations, dictionaries and more.   
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In the News
 
DNA kits are driving heritage travel trend globally

 

DNA kits are driving heritage travel trend globally
Oct. 30 |  Dianne M. Stewart |  Forbes

Is it bad to take so many pictures of my kid?

 

Is it bad to take so many pictures of my kid?
Oct. 30 |  Philippe Rochat and Sara Botto |  New York Times

Green school buildings put metro Atlanta in design spotlight

 

Green school buildings put metro Atlanta in design spotlight
Oct. 28 |  Ciannat Howett |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Featured Events
 
Emory University Sleep Symposium

 

Emory University Sleep Symposium
Learn more about the future of sleep medicine, sleep measurement, sleep disparities and sleep disorders, including updates on ongoing sleep research across Emory.
When: Nov. 1, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center
Admission: Free; registration required
Concert: Joyce DiDonato presents "In War and Peace: Harmony Through Music"

 

Concert: Joyce DiDonato presents "In War and Peace: Harmony Through Music"
Hear internationally-known mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato as she entreats us all to reflect on how we find peace in the midst of chaos.
When: Nov. 3, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $90
Emory Police Open House

 

Emory Police Open House
Join the Emory Police at their open house to meet the officers, learn more about what they do and have a little fun. Refreshments provided.
When: Nov. 7, 11:00 a.m.
Where: North Decatur Building, Suite G01
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Emanuele Di Lorenzo on "Rising Climate Variance and Tendency for Global Synchrony in Marine Ecological Systems"
When: Nov. 1, 10:00 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 112
Admission: Free
 
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Emory WaterHub Tour
When: Nov. 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: 700 Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Nov.
 
Theater Emory: "The Nether" Opening Night
When: Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: $15 / $12 / $5 students & industry
 
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Oxford Theater: "Men On Boats"
When: Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Tarbutton Performing Arts Center
Admission: $8 per ticket
 
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Solo Piano Recital: Sara Wang
When: Nov. 3, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Nov.
 
Annual Benefits Enrollment Information Session
When: Nov. 4, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Human Resources, 1599 Clifton Road, Room 1.432
Admission: Free
 
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Race and Difference Colloquium Series: Theorizing Race in the Americas
When: Nov. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room, Room 311
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Center for Mind, Brain and Culture Mini-Conference
When: Nov. 4, 3:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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Nov.
 
AntiquiTEA
When: Nov. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Tolerance and Integrity: Defining Boundaries of Acceptable Treatment and Non-treatment Decisions
When: Nov. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Performance: Full Radius Dance Company
When: Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Habibi
When: Nov. 5, 9:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Tarbutton Performing Arts Center
Admission: Free
 
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Black at Emory Spades Night
When: Nov. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Alumni Memorial University Center, Suite 106
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: History of Emblem Books
When: Nov. 7, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Rose Library
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Lecture: Claudia Rankine on "Modes of Disruption: Literary and Visual Interventions"
When: Nov. 7, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Brenda Elsey on "Soccer, Gender and Globalization"
When: Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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