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Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019
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LEADERSHIP
Dean Jan Love to serve as Emory's interim provost
Jan Love, dean of Candler School of Theology, will serve as Emory University's interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, effective Dec. 16. View a video message from Love about her new role.

 

CONNECTIONS
Ruth Allen comes to Carlos Museum as Greek and Roman art curator
Ruth Allen is the new curator of Greek and Roman art at the Carlos Museum. Meet her and learn about the story of Orpheus and its ongoing resonance at AntiquiTEA on Tuesday, Dec. 3.

 

IMPACT
Emory looks to expand program for diabetes and hypertension prevention
More than 460 million adults worldwide now have diabetes. The Emory Global Diabetes Research Center is working to change that, beginning by ramping up efforts to combat diabetes and hypertension in India.

 

LITERATURE
Kevin Young returns to campus for two events highlighting his work
Poet and Emory University Distinguished Professor Kevin Young will share from his newest book, "Brown: Poems," during a Creativity Conversation on Wednesday, Dec. 4, and a reading on Thursday, Dec. 5.

 

COMMITMENT
Emory joins amicus brief in support of international students
More than 110 colleges and universities filed an amicus brief supporting the federal Optional Practical Training program, which allows international students to work in a U.S.-based job directly related to their field of study.

EVENTS
Arts calendar sparkles with holiday spirit this December
'Tis the season for merry music and celebrations. Emory's December calendar includes plenty of holiday-themed festivities, as well as other exciting musical and dance offerings.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Dec. 3 is Giving Tuesday: The Emory community is committed to serving others. As an annual celebration of kindness and generosity, #GivingTuesday is an ideal time to join the movement. Learn how you can help expand the reach of Emory’s service and effect change.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Emory shuttle schedule modified for Thanksgiving break; regular service returns Monday, Dec. 2
Emory shuttle schedule modified for Thanksgiving break; regular service returns Monday, Dec. 2

Enjoy music responding to objects in the Carlos’s permanent collections through ‘Bent Frequency: Many Voices’ on Dec. 4
Enjoy music responding to objects in the Carlos’s permanent collections through ‘Bent Frequency: Many Voices’ on Dec. 4

Kylie Smith receives National Library of Medicine grant for scholarly research
Kylie Smith receives National Library of Medicine grant for scholarly research
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NOTE TO READERS
 
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Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, Emory Report will not be published on Thursday, Nov. 28, and will return on Tuesday, Dec. 3. To keep up with university happenings, please visit the Emory News Center. Best wishes for a safe, peaceful and happy Thanksgiving.
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In the News
 
Road to recovery program offers rides -- and more -- to cancer patients

 

Road to recovery program offers rides -- and more -- to cancer patients
Nov. 26 |  Summer Al-Majed |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta could help decide the Democrats' 2020 nominee for president

 

Atlanta could help decide the Democrats' 2020 nominee for president
Nov. 24 |  Andra Gillespie |  WXIA-TV 11 Alive

Serious heart defects increase heart failure risk in early adulthood

 

Serious heart defects increase heart failure risk in early adulthood
Nov. 22 |  Lydia K. Wright |  U.S. News and World Report
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Featured Events
 
AntiquiTEA

 

AntiquiTEA
Enjoy afternoon tea and scones as Ruth Allen, curator of Greek and Roman art, discusses the story of "Orpheus" and its ongoing resonance.
When: Dec. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
Concert: Emory Jazz Ensembles

 

Concert: Emory Jazz Ensembles
The Emory Big Band and Jazz Combo perform together.
When: Dec. 3, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Quilt on the Quad Emory

 

Quilt on the Quad Emory
Don't miss your chance to see the largest collegiate display of AIDS memorial quilt panels, displayed in collaboration with the NAMES Project and in support of World AIDS Day.
When: Dec. 8, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Student Center
Admission: Free
 
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JWJI Race and Difference Colloquium: Online Discrimination, Black Students' Academic Experiences and the Role of White Bystanders
When: Dec. 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room 311
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Interdisciplinary Research Seminar: Crypto-Language to Remember Impossible Places
When: Dec. 2, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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Bench2Market Talks: Customer Discovery and Business Model Creation
When: Dec. 3, 8:30 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 153A
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Dec.
 
Political Science Speaker Series: Alan Abramowitz
When: Dec. 3, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Tarbutton Hall, Room 120A
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Get to Know EHSO
When: Dec. 3, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Health Sciences Research Building (HSRB), Café Area
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Lecture: Rebecca Philipsborn on "Child Health in a Changing Climate"
When: Dec. 3, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 2001
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: "Bent Frequency: Many Voices"
When: Dec. 4, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum
Admission: Ticket required; $10 general admission / free for students with ID
 
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