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CREATIVITY
Explore the arts in October, from original dance to immersive audio experiences
October offers a multitude of events for arts enthusiasts to enjoy on campus, including debut dance and music programs, film screenings, museum exhibits and outdoor jazz concerts.

 

COMMITMENT
Emory unpacks history of slavery and dispossession at symposium
The symposium "In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession: Emory, Racism and the Journey Towards Restorative Justice" continues through Friday. Registration is now closed, but virtual sessions via Zoom are available. Walk-ins for in-person attendance are allowed but may be directed to overflow areas. Learn more.

 

COMMUNITY
Atlanta Falcons support 'Crucial Catch' for breast cancer awareness
The Atlanta Falcons have teamed up with Winship Cancer Institute and Emory Healthcare, the official team health care provider of the Falcons, to encourage annual breast cancer screenings through the "Crucial Catch" campaign.

 

WELLNESS
Get fit this fall at Blomeyer
Blomeyer Health Fitness Center reopened during the summer and continues to update safety protocols according to university guidelines. Read the latest on operating hours, virtual and in-person classes and more.

 

SUPPORT
Emory team awarded $3 million to investigate lupus in African Americans
The Lupus Research Alliance has awarded one of its largest grants to date to a team led by Emory immunologist Ignacio Sanz. The $3 million project will focus on immune cells that produce autoantibodies, specifically in African American patients.
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Atlanta Mayoral Candidate Forum: If you’ll be voting in the upcoming election for Atlanta’s mayor, hear from the candidates during a free forum at Emory on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. WSB-TV’s Jocelyn Dorsey will moderate the event at Glenn Memorial Auditorium. Register to attend or get the livestream link.
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TAKE NOTE
 
'Refresh from Stress' begins Oct. 1; learn more and register
'Refresh from Stress' begins Oct. 1; learn more and register

Support Winship's Win the Fight 5K Run/Walk on Oct. 2
Support Winship's Win the Fight 5K Run/Walk on Oct. 2

Get details about new investment options for Emory University’s retirement plan
Get details about new investment options for Emory University’s retirement plan

Build your skills with new Learning Lab courses through Learning and Organizational Development
Build your skills with new Learning Lab courses through Learning and Organizational Development
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Help kick off 2O36, Emory's campaign focused on investing in people for the benefit of people. On Friday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Quad will be open to you for an immersive experience like no other — interactive domes, food, giveaways and more! No registration required.
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
Warby Parker debuts at $6 billion valuation. Should you buy?

 

Warby Parker debuts at $6 billion valuation. Should you buy?
Sept. 29 |  Dan McCarthy |  Bloomberg

Watch: The tedious process of training computers to think about medicine, explained

 

Watch: The tedious process of training computers to think about medicine, explained
Sept. 29 |  Hari Trivedi |  STAT

CDC urging pregnant women to get vaccinated to help protect their babies

 

CDC urging pregnant women to get vaccinated to help protect their babies
Sept. 29 |  Denise Jamieson |  WSB-TV
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Symposium: "The Pandemic of Diabetes: 100 Years After the Discovery of Insulin"

 

Symposium: "The Pandemic of Diabetes: 100 Years After the Discovery of Insulin"
Diabetes continues to rage as a slow and silent killer worldwide, even 100 years after the discovery of insulin. Learn about new research and treatments, plus current challenges and opportunities during this symposium hosted by the Emory Global Diabetes Center. Emory President Gregory L. Fenves and Provost Ravi Bellamkonda will share brief remarks.
When: Oct. 1, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
Decatur Book Festival with Carol Anderson

 

Decatur Book Festival with Carol Anderson
Anderson will discuss her latest nonfiction book, “The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America,” moderated by WABE’s Rose Scott.
When: Oct. 2, 10:15 a.m.
Where: First Baptist Church of Decatur
Admission: Free; registration required
Decatur Book Festival with Tiphanie Yanique

 

Decatur Book Festival with Tiphanie Yanique
Yanique will be part of the literary fiction panel, discussing her new novel, “Monster in the Middle,” which releases Oct. 19, moderated by Nicole Stamant of Agnes Scott College.
When: Oct. 2, 12:45 p.m.
Where: First Baptist Church of Decatur
Admission: Free; registration required
Concert: Pretty Yende, Soprano

 

Concert: Pretty Yende, Soprano
South African soprano Pretty Yende’s magnetic charm has captivated audiences at nearly all the major opera houses of the world. She makes her Atlanta debut at Emory, adding her acclaimed operatic and solo performances to the Candler Concert Series lineup.
When: Oct. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $60; Emory students $10
 
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"First Fridays at 4: Emory Faculty on Race" with Sergio Delgado Moya
When: Oct. 1, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Lecture: "A New Look at the Treasures of Tutankhamun's Tomb" with Egyptologist Robert Bianchi
When: Oct. 2, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Race and Difference Colloquium Series: “STUCK: Why Asian Americans Don’t Reach the Top of the Corporate Ladder and the Role of Race” with Margaret Chin
When: Oct. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Conversation: "Luther's Appeals to Ethnic Identity and Implications for Social Justice"
When: Oct. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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2021 Raymond Schinazi Distinguished Lecture: "Towards an HIV Remission: When and How?" with Steven Deeks
When: Oct. 6, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Research Building, Rollins Auditorium
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Film Screening: "Sweet Land"
When: Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
Admission: Free
 
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Emory's Annual Campus Safety Fair
When: Oct. 7, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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