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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019
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SUSTAINABILITY
From Georgia farms to Emory tables
In partnership with The Conservation Fund, Emory makes a bold commitment to support the next generation of local farmers -- and Emory Law students helped draft the initial memorandum of understanding.

 

LEADERSHIP
University launches Emory Vantage to inform community on key issues
Emory Vantage is a new microsite providing a single source of accurate and meaningful conversation regarding the university's positions on key issues such as DACA, which is now before the U.S. Supreme Court.

 

AWARD
Emory neuroscientist among just 13 in nation chosen for Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship
Professor Aubrey Kelly has earned the university's first Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award in Neuroscience, a highly competitive honor for young investigators. Her lab studies mechanisms underlying social behavior.

 

HISTORY
Iron Curtain's consequences still evident for former West Germany
The border that split post-war Germany has long fascinated scholars who explored its impact on the Communist East. Emory historian Astrid Eckert's new book flips that narrative, examining the lasting consequences for what was West Germany. Hear her speak on campus Thursday.

OUTREACH
Students help the community through Emory Cares International Service Day
Approximately 1,600 members of the Emory community registered to participate in the 16th annual Emory Cares International Service Day on Saturday, Nov. 9. Students joined teams at project sites in Atlanta and beyond, sorting medical supplies, planting trees and much more.

 

RECOGNITION
McKenna receives 2019 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award
Since joining Emory last spring, Maryn McKenna has worked to develop and teach courses and skills workshops on health and science communication, addressing writing, multimedia storytelling and public persuasion.

 

COLLABORATION
Symposium highlights Emory's leading research in sleep science
Surrounded by artificial light and enticed by screens, Americans are chronically sleep-deprived. Emory researchers are forging collaborations across disciplines to advance the study of sleep.

 

IMPACT
New Winship at Midtown facility will transform cancer care
Emory broke ground this week on a new Winship facility in Midtown. The 17-story tower will put patients at the center of specialized care communities in order to deliver personalized cancer care.

COMMUNITY
Emory pays tribute to veterans
The Emory community gathered in Cannon Chapel on Monday for the university's 11th annual Veterans Day ceremony. Learn how Emory serves veterans and view photos from the ceremony.
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UNIVERSITY NEWS
 

 

Emory President Claire E. Sterk announces retirement
President Claire E. Sterk has notified the Emory University Board of Trustees that she will be retiring as president, effective August 2020. The Board has accepted her retirement and will be launching a search for a successor.

 

Letter from President Claire E. Sterk to the Emory community
In a letter to the Emory community, President Claire E. Sterk discusses her decision to retire as the university's president and return to the faculty of the Rollins School of Public Health.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Nominate an Emory shuttle driver or parking ambassador for special recognition this month
Nominate an Emory shuttle driver or parking ambassador for special recognition this month

Recycle electronics, clothing and more with Emory Point on America Recycles Day, Nov. 15
Recycle electronics, clothing and more with Emory Point on America Recycles Day, Nov. 15

Emory Healthcare becomes official health provider for College Park Skyhawks
Emory Healthcare becomes official health provider for College Park Skyhawks
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Emory celebrates National First-Gen Day
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Students, faculty and staff gathered Nov. 9 on the Quad to celebrate Emory's first-generation college students with activities and treats. First-gen students make up 11 percent of the Emory College Class of 2023.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Thank a donor: The fourth annual EmoryThanks Day will be Thursday, Nov. 14. Faculty, staff and students are invited to stop by one of 11 stations across campus (including one on the Oxford campus) to write a note and make photos or videos thanking Emory donors for their support.
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Featured Events
 
Student Sign-Up: Thanksgiving Partner Program

 

Student Sign-Up: Thanksgiving Partner Program
International students are invited to experience a Thanksgiving holiday meal with professors. Sign up by Friday, Nov. 15, to participate.
When: Nov. 15, 11:59 p.m.
Where: Register online
Admission: Free; registration required
Latinx Graduate Student Reception

 

Latinx Graduate Student Reception
Connect and build community with other Latinx graduate students over refreshments and drinks.
When: Nov. 18, 4:00 p.m.
Where: AMUC, Room 116
Admission: Free
Rothschild Lecture: Lillian Faderman on "Harvey Milk Through a Jewish Lens"

 

Rothschild Lecture: Lillian Faderman on "Harvey Milk Through a Jewish Lens"
Hear an internationally known scholar of lesbian and LGBT history and literature, deliver Emory's 11th annual Rothschild Lecture.
When: Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Oxford Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Luncheon Lecture: Salvadoran Martyrs
When: Nov. 14, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 360
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Information Session: Intramural Global Health Case Competition
When: Nov. 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center, Room N302
Admission: Free
 
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IAS Seminars: Stephanie Bosch Santana on "Realizing Form in the Malawi News"
When: Nov. 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Anthropology, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Vocal Symposium with Louise Toppin: African American Spirituals and Arts Songs
When: Nov. 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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An Evening of Dance with Yolande Snaith: Process, Product, Performance
When: Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Dooley's Players: "Peerless"
When: Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Burlington Road Building
Admission: Free
 
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Community Sustainability Forum
When: Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Graduate Women's Writing Group
When: Nov. 15, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Center for Women
Admission: Free
 
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Cooke Noontime Concert: Emily Uematsu, Violin
When: Nov. 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Student Studio: Drypoint Etching
When: Nov. 15, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Tate Room
Admission: Free
 
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Theater Emory: "The Nether"
When: Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: $15 / $12 / $5 students and industry
 
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LiNK Benefit Concert Auditions
When: Nov. 16, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Foundation Center, Room W525
Admission: Free
 
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Crochet a Cozy
When: Nov. 18, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Tech Lab
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Haircuts for Hope
When: Nov. 18, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Longstreet-Means Hall Lobby
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Poetry Reading: Gabriel Houck and Kimberly Belflower
When: Nov. 18, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room 311
Admission: Free
 
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Therapy Dog Study Break
When: Nov. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Science Commons Atrium
Admission: Free
 
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Launch Event: Lancet Report on Health and Climate
When: Nov. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Todd Cronan on "From Expression to Creation: Minor White's Staged Photography"
When: Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Information Fair: Get to Know the Environmental Health and Safety Office
When: Nov. 21, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Yerkes Main Building, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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