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For Students of Emory University
Thursday, April 21, 2022
Emory to rename campus spaces and professorships honoring Robert Yerkes and L.Q.C. Lamar
Emory University President Gregory L. Fenves announced the renaming of campus spaces and professorships honoring Robert Yerkes, a psychologist who vigorously supported eugenics, and L.Q.C. Lamar, who was a staunch defender of slavery.


26 ways Emory advances sustainability on campus and around the world
For Earth Day, learn how Emory is investing in the future of our planet through sustainability stewardship, academic innovation, student engagement and groundbreaking projects like the WaterHub, Oxford Organic Farm and thousands of solar panels on campus.


Data for justice: Faculty across disciplines explore equity in AI
A multidisciplinary team of professors is co-teaching an undergraduate course on the emerging field of data justice and the concepts of bias, fairness, discrimination and ethics inherent within data science and automated systems.


Emory becomes DeKalb County voting location
Starting with early voting May 2, DeKalb County residents will be able to vote on Emory’s Atlanta campus in the 1599 Building. DeKalb residents with Emory University as their assigned polling place can vote here on election day.

Bright ideas: Get to know Emory’s student innovators
Learn about nine student projects supported by The Hatchery, Center for Innovation, including closing the diversity gap in cancer research and using Shakespeare to help kids explore emotions.


Six ways for students to finish the semester strong
The end of the semester is an exciting time, but it can also bring unexpected pressures. As final exams approach, check out six ways students can take care of their well-being, from study breaks to fitness classes.


Be well, your way
Explore the new student well-being resources hub. The website features links to resources and services across campus related to career, cultural, emotional, financial, intellectual, physical, sexual, spiritual and social well-being. Enhance your personal and community wellness by engaging with a variety of campus programs and services found at studentwellbeing.emory.edu. 


‘However you’re feeling, you’re not alone’: Emory students find, share mental health resources
Across Emory, students are reaching out to help themselves and others — from self-care and peer support to university mental health resources. Read more about their experiences in this feature from fall semester.
Student Studio: Indigo Dye


Student Studio: Indigo Dye
Visit the Works on Paper Gallery to view Atlanta artist Charmaine Minniefield's remarkable large-scale paintings made with indigo, crushed oyster shells and mahogany bark in the exhibition “Indigo Prayers: A Creation Story.” Then head to the Quad to create your own indigo-dyed bandana with textile artist Kathy Colt, who will demonstrate folding, binding and clamping techniques used to create patterns.
When: April 22, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum (Works on Paper Gallery) and Emory Quadrangle
Admission: Free
Finals Destress


Finals Destress
Do you need a break from studying for finals? Join the Office of Health Promotion to destress from 4-7 p.m. Get a massage, grab some snacks, color and relax. Plus, Finn, the canine outreach specialist from Counseling and Psychological Services, will be there from 5-6 p.m.
When: April 26, 4:00 p.m.
Where: ESC Multipurpose Rooms 5 and 6
Admission: Free; registration required
AI.Humanity Ethics Lecture Series: "The Unrealized Promise of Artificial Intelligence" with  Ifeoma Ajunwa


AI.Humanity Ethics Lecture Series: "The Unrealized Promise of Artificial Intelligence" with Ifeoma Ajunwa
As society increasingly relies on artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, how can ethically committed individuals and institutions articulate values to guide their development and respond to emerging problems? Join the Office of the Provost to explore the ethical implications of AI in a new AI.Humanity Ethics Lecture Series. Artificial intelligence was forecasted to revolutionize the world for the better. Yet, this promise is still unrealized. What can be done? The answer is two-fold: One part looks to what can be done to prevent the reality of automated decision-making both enabling and obscuring human bias. The second is to look towards proactive measures that could allow AI to work for the greater good.
When: April 28, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room and Living Room/Patio
Admission: Free; registration required
Outdoor Dance Performance: "Move, Preserve, Sustain"
When: April 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Mizell Bridge near Fishburne Drive
Admission: Free; registration required (other performances April 22 at 4 p.m. and April 23 at 4 p.m.)
Emory's Summer Art Camp
When: April 22, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Visual Art Studio
Admission: Free
Concert: Emory Symphony Orchestra and University Chorus
When: April 22, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
Lullwater Restoration for Earth Week 2022
When: April 24, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve
Admission: Free; registration required
Creativity Conversation: "Making Phife Dawg's 'Forever'" with Dion Liverpool and Tony Reames
When: April 25, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
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