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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019
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ACHIEVEMENT
Meet the Class of 2023's Emory Scholars
Get to know the newest cohort of Emory Scholars, recipients of the university's top merit scholarships, highlighting the outstanding achievements and exceptional promise of first-year students.

 

WELCOME
Sterk welcomes students, faculty, staff to new academic year
As the new academic year begins, President Claire E. Sterk reflects on Emory's impact and how "it is our calling both to appreciate what we've inherited and to strengthen, mold and improve our institution for future generations."

 

ARTS
Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet debuts Emory's 2019-2020 arts season
September brings a full calendar of arts events to Emory, from a concert with the Kronos Quartet and Iranian vocalist Mahsa Vahdat to a live reading of Homer's "The Iliad" and performances by feminist rap cabaret artist Boyfriend.

 

EXHIBIT
New exhibit at the Michael C. Carlos Museum explores allegory and faith in 16th and 17th century prints
"Through a Glass, Darkly" at the Carlos Museum is the first major exhibition of allegorical prints produced in the Low Countries during the 16th and 17th centuries. The exhibit is on view until Dec. 1; Emory students get in free.

 

EVENTS
Professors to share failure stories to help students build resilience
At F#$@upNights on Sept. 9, Emory faculty will share stories of some of their own big mistakes to help students learn about resilience and that apparent failures can become positive learning experiences.

ACTIVITIES
10 things to do this month for $10 or less
September is loaded with options for entertainment and learning, with many free or under $10. Choose from concerts, men's and women's soccer, volleyball with the No. 1-ranked Eagles (who already have a 3-0 record this season), workshops and more.
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STUDENT CENTER CELEBRATION
 
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Join Emory leaders on Wednesday, Sept. 11, to celebrate the official opening of the new Emory Student Center. Activities begin at 11:30 a.m. with Wonderful Wednesday, raffles and give-aways, with remarks and the ribbon-cutting from 12:30 until 1 p.m.
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PHOTO GALLERIES
 
Emory College Move-In Day
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Emory College welcomed 1,382 first-year students to campus. Collectively, they speak 54 unique languages and 18 percent of the class are international students. Eleven percent are first-generation college students.

Oxford College Move-In Day
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Emory's Oxford campus welcomed 474 first-year students. Almost 20 percent are international students, and 6.5 percent are the first in their families to attend college.

Songfest
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Woodruff PE Center was packed Aug. 29 as first-year students competed in Songfest, a beloved Emory College tradition where students from each residence hall perform an original song about their new home. View more photos.
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Welcoming Day of Service: On Saturday, Sept. 7, join in Volunteer Emory’s official welcome to Oxford continuees, transfer students and Emory’s first-year class. Check out the variety of service projects throughout Atlanta that day and sign up to participate. Open to all students regardless of year.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Public Health Career Fair on Sept. 13 features networking and recruitment for students
Public Health Career Fair on Sept. 13 features networking and recruitment for students

Visit the Rose Library on Sept. 19 for a reception celebrating its new exhibit about Atlanta businessman and civil servant Chip Robert
Visit the Rose Library on Sept. 19 for a reception celebrating its new exhibit about Atlanta businessman and civil servant Chip Robert

Emory Libraries launches preview of newly designed website
Emory Libraries launches preview of newly designed website
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In the News
 
Georgia reports of child abuse rise, but numbers don't tell whole story

 

Georgia reports of child abuse rise, but numbers don't tell whole story
Aug. 29 |  Melissa Carter |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Search for 'gay genes' comes up short in large new study

 

Search for 'gay genes' comes up short in large new study
Aug. 29 |  Cecile Janssens |  NPR

Uncontrolled high blood pressure is cutting into heart disease progress

 

Uncontrolled high blood pressure is cutting into heart disease progress
Aug. 27 |  Laurence Sperling |  NBC News
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Featured Events
 
 Workshop: Zotero Introduction

 

Workshop: Zotero Introduction
Learn to use Zotero to save references and create bibliographies quickly and easily.
When: Sept. 5, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
The Fixie Free Bike Repair and Maintenance

 

The Fixie Free Bike Repair and Maintenance
Come get help fixing or maintaining your bike with free use of tools and free advice.
When: Sept. 5, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Parking deck underneath First-Year Quad, Eagle Row
Admission: Free
 Emory Farmers Market

 

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Emory Farmers Market is now weekly again after its summer schedule.
When: Sept. 10, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Amanda Mueller on "Telerobotics and the Future of Robotic Surgery"
When: Sept. 5, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Cox Educational Garden Workday
When: Sept. 5, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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"I am...Loved": Self-care Night
When: Sept. 5, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Harris Parlor
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation
When: Sept. 5, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Raspberry Pi
When: Sept. 6, 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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"I am...Intelligent": Resource Jeopardy
When: Sept. 6, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center, Room N302
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Soccer: Emory vs. Oglethorpe University
When: Sept. 6, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Silent Disco
When: Sept. 6, 9:00 p.m.
Where: Campus Life Pavilion
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Soccer: Emory vs. Birmingham Southern
When: Sept. 8, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Depot Educational Garden Workday
When: Sept. 9, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Depot Garden, next to Kaldi's at the Depot
Admission: Free
 
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National Pan-Hellenic Council Showcase
When: Sept. 9, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Candler Theology Educational Garden Workday
When: Sept. 10, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Dickey Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Desktop GIS
When: Sept. 10, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Clairmont Educational Garden Workday
When: Sept. 11, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Clairmont Campus
Admission: Free
 
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Graduate Student Activities Fair
When: Sept. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Courtyard
Admission: Free
 
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