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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019
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REMEMBRANCE
First 9/11 Scholarship recipient discovers the power of community
Alec Russin was only a toddler when he lost his father in the Sept. 11 attacks. Now he's the first recipient of a special Emory scholarship created to help the children of alumni who felt the impact most.

 

RECOGNITION
Emory ranked among top national universities by U.S. News
Emory University has been ranked 21st among the nation's top universities in the new 2020 Best Colleges guidebook from U.S. News & World Report.

 

FACULTY
Emory hires three Latinx studies scholars to strengthen interdisciplinary scholarship
Emory has hired three eminent scholars in Latinx studies, highlighting the university's commitment to the study of race and ethnicity across the humanities and social sciences.

CONNECTIONS
Emory Scholars spend summer serving the community
Sophomore Dayra Leal Sanchez spent her summer teaching at Camp PEACE, a program for children impacted by violence. She was one of 13 Emory Scholars who worked with local nonprofits through Emory's Scholarship and Service Program.

 

SAFETY
Learn about Emory resources for emergencies to be 'Prepared, Not Scared'
September is National Disaster Preparedness Month. Find out what you should do to be ready for different types of emergencies that could occur on campus.

 

LITERATURE
Carlos Museum to host three-day live reading of Homer's 'The Iliad'
The epic poem "The Iliad" will come alive on campus the weekend of Sept. 13-15 as faculty, staff and others read it aloud at the Michael C. Carlos Museum.

IMPACT
How immunologist Max Cooper may have saved your life
A half-century ago, Emory immunologist Max Cooper made a discovery that forever changed our understanding of the human immune system. Now he is being honored with a prestigious Lasker Award for his joint work on the discovery that has helped save countless lives.
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Carter Town Hall: Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will answer questions from Emory's first-year students at the annual Carter Town Hall. Watch it live from the Woodruff Physical Education Center on Emory's Facebook page (@EmoryUniversity) Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 8 p.m.
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TAKE NOTE
 
"Stepping Back on a Classic: Durkheim, Suicide and the Challenges of a New Era" is topic for Virginia DeHaan lecture on Sept. 12
"Stepping Back on a Classic: Durkheim, Suicide and the Challenges of a New Era" is topic for Virginia DeHaan lecture on Sept. 12

Free: Replace broken or lost EmoryCard or update your photo on Sept. 13
Free: Replace broken or lost EmoryCard or update your photo on Sept. 13

Learn about semester and academic year-long programs at Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 17
Learn about semester and academic year-long programs at Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 17

Bahamian students at Emory raise funds to help family and friends after Hurricane Dorian devastation
Bahamian students at Emory raise funds to help family and friends after Hurricane Dorian devastation
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In the News
 
What Howard Schultz never understood about America

 

What Howard Schultz never understood about America
Sept. 6 |  Alan Abramowitz |  Washington Post

When Andrew Luck retired, why were Colts fans such sore losers?

 

When Andrew Luck retired, why were Colts fans such sore losers?
Sept. 5 |  Erin Tarver and Edward Queen |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Holocaust denial trial

 

The Holocaust denial trial
Sept. 5 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  BBC World Service
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Featured Events
 
Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Lynchburg

 

Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Lynchburg
The Eagles play twice this weekend. Catch them Saturday at 11 a.m. against Lynchburg or Sunday, Sept. 15, at 2 p.m. against Mount St. Joseph's.
When: Sept. 14, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center, Soccer Field
Admission: Free
 Annual Paul M. Fernhoff Family Fun and Duck Race

 

Annual Paul M. Fernhoff Family Fun and Duck Race
Have fun and help raise funds to grow the Dr. Paul M. Fernhoff Endowment and Genetic Counselor Scholarship.
When: Sept. 14, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Student Activity & Academic Center, pool
Admission: $5 per duck suggested donation
Film Screening: "The Most Dangerous Year"

 

Film Screening: "The Most Dangerous Year"
See this award-winning documentary about transgender rights, bathroom bills and the families of transgender kids, followed by a Q&A with director Vlada Knowlton.
When: Sept. 19, 7:00 p.m.
Where: School of Law, Tull Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Open Humanities Graduate Student Workshop
When: Sept. 12, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Welcome Picnic for Laney Graduate Students
When: Sept. 12, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Campus Life Pavilion
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Educational Garden Semester Kickoff
When: Sept. 12, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Kaldi's at the Depot, back porch
Admission: Free
 
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Rosemary Magee Creativity Conversation with Marie and Catherine Heaney
When: Sept. 12, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library and Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Marshall Ruffin
When: Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Introduction to Zotero
When: Sept. 13, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Tailoring
When: Sept. 13, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Arts Club: Origami Crane Mobile Workshop
When: Sept. 13, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Media, Literature and Arts Outreach (MLAO) House, Eagle Row
Admission: Free
 
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Camp Greek recruitment event
When: Sept. 13, 6:00 p.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
 
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Bike Ride to Jeni's Ice Cream
When: Sept. 13, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Kronos Quartet with Mahsa Vahdat
When: Sept. 14, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $65; discounts apply
 
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JWJI Race & Difference Colloquium: Alvin Tillery on "Is the #BlackLivesMatter Movement Winning?"
When: Sept. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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David Kaye on "Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet"
When: Sept. 16, 12:15 p.m.
Where: Gambrell Hall, Tull Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Reading: Robyn Schiff, poet
When: Sept. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Sept. 17, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Col Legno Bassoon and Percussion Duo
When: Sept. 17, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: 3D Modeling
When: Sept. 18, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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Southern Circuit Film Series: "Same God"
When: Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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BIO 141 Movie Night: "Mass Extinctions: Life at the Brink"
When: Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Double Indemnity" (1944)
When: Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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