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Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019
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INSIGHT
Emory Election 2020 experts weigh in on Democratic presidential debate
The ten leading Democratic presidential hopefuls took the stage at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta on Wednesday, Nov. 20, for the fifth presidential debate. Read what some of Emory's election experts thought.

 

RECOGNITION
Laney to receive peace award for diplomacy with Korea
Former Emory University President James T. Laney will receive the World Methodist Council's 2019 Peace Award, acknowledging his efforts to promote peace between North and South Korea.

 

RESEARCH
Creating viral targets can weaken HIV vaccination, Emory scientists warn
Vaccination against HIV can backfire if the vaccine induces the wrong kind of immune response. Emory/Yerkes scientists examine relevant evidence from SIV vaccination/challenge studies.

 

PERSPECTIVES
Faculty Impact Forum invites discussion surrounding big concepts
Multiple departments across Emory joined the latest Faculty Impact Forum, an opportunity to explore wide-ranging topics. This meeting centered on a topic many consider unspeakable: the concept of death.

PROFILE
One Emory: Students as stakeholders
Meet Emory College senior Jasmine Cui, one of the people bringing the "One Emory" strategic framework to life, and learn how she has used the Dining at the DCT initiative to get to know her professors.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Cross country teams both qualify for NCAA D-III national championships
Cross country teams both qualify for NCAA D-III national championships

Campus shuttle schedules will change during the Thanksgiving holiday; see the latest details
Campus shuttle schedules will change during the Thanksgiving holiday; see the latest details

Purchase a book to donate to BeLoved Atlanta; drop-off deadline is Dec. 11
Purchase a book to donate to BeLoved Atlanta; drop-off deadline is Dec. 11
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Harvest feast: Celebrate the season with a special Plant-Based Harvest Feast on Friday, Nov. 22, from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. in Asbury Cafe (ground floor of Emory University Hospital). There is no cost, and everyone is welcome to join.
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In the News
 
Is Georgia a swing state? Democrats think so, and some trends are on their side

 

Is Georgia a swing state? Democrats think so, and some trends are on their side
Nov. 20 |  Andra Gillespie |  USA Today

Mother and daughter pen children's book about breast cancer

 

Mother and daughter pen children's book about breast cancer
Nov. 17 |  Sarah Friend |  US News and World Report

 Doctors trying new approach to freeze away pain

 

Doctors trying new approach to freeze away pain
Nov. 14 |  David Prologo |  FOX 5 Atlanta
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Featured Events
 
Volleyball NCAA D-III Championship Tournament

 

Volleyball NCAA D-III Championship Tournament
The Emory Eagles won their quarterfinal match in the NCAA D-III tournament today, so will play again on Friday. If they win that, they'll advance to the national championship match on Saturday at 7 p.m.
When: Nov. 22, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Performance: Emory Dance Company

 

Performance: Emory Dance Company
Emory Dance Company performs new contemporary works by Israeli guest artist Dafi Altabeb and others.
When: Nov. 23, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $15 / $12 / $8
Concert: Rashid Williams with Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Emory Wind Ensemble

 

Concert: Rashid Williams with Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Emory Wind Ensemble
Renowned guest drummer Rashid Williams (currently touring with multi-platinum artist John Legend) will share the stage with Emory musicians.
When: Nov. 23, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Colloquium: James Meyer on "The Art of Return: The Sixties and Contemporary Culture"
When: Nov. 22, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Convocation Hall, Room 204
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Jennifer Seavey on "Seabird Conservation in a Warming Ocean"
When: Nov. 22, 10:00 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 112
Admission: Free
 
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Nov.
 
Performance: Dooley's Players Present "Peerless"
When: Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building
Admission: Free
 
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Nov.
 
Film Screening: "The Favourite"
When: Nov. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Voices of Inner Strength Gospel Choir
When: Nov. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Colloquium: Ron Mickens on "The Heroic Era for Blacks in Science"
When: Nov. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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3D Modeling Workshop
When: Nov. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Tech Lab
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Nov. 26, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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