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Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019
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ARTS
October performances include world dance premiere, multiple concerts and more
This month brings a full schedule of arts events to campus, including performances by student choir, orchestra, wind ensemble and jazz groups, as well as a world dance premier and the first event in the 2019-2020 Provost Lecture Series.

 

SUPPORT
Cadray named Emory's first university ombudsperson
Lynell Cadray has been appointed Emory's inaugural university ombudsperson and senior adviser to the president, a role that will provide the campus community with a new resource for informal conflict resolution.

 

CAMPUS
10 things to do for $10 or less
October brings Homecoming and Halloween, a Buddhist master on compassion, a wealth of fine photographs on exhibit and much more. Here are just a few options for entertainment and learning this month.

RESEARCH
DNA 'origami' takes flight in emerging field of nano machines
Just as the steam engine set the stage for the Industrial Revolution, nanoscale devices made from DNA are opening up a new era in biomedical research and materials science. Emory graduate student Aaron Blanchard and chemistry professor Khalid Salaita are working at the forefront of DNA mechanotechnology.

 

LITERATURE
Claudia Rankine to deliver Ellmann Lectures at Emory
Award-winning poet and essayist Claudia Rankine will deliver the next series of the Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature on Nov. 7-9. Tickets are available now.

 

IMPACT
Emory to lead international drug discovery center for Alzheimer's
The National Institute on Aging is awarding approximately $37 million over five years to a team of international researchers, led by Emory, to help accelerate the development of promising new therapies that will effectively treat or prevent Alzheimer's disease.

COMMUNITY
Emory celebrates new PATH trail options
Created through a partnership between Emory and the PATH Foundation, two new sections of a traffic-restricted, multi-use trail system expand options for cyclists and pedestrians.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Sample tasty treats and discover food options at the Sustainable Food Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 8
Sample tasty treats and discover food options at the Sustainable Food Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 8

'Punk's Not Dead' exhibit continues at Woodruff Library through Oct. 31
'Punk's Not Dead' exhibit continues at Woodruff Library through Oct. 31

Build on your research and writing skills with weekly workshops
Build on your research and writing skills with weekly workshops
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Emory Insider
 
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End of the outdoor swimming season: You still have time to take a dip in the outdoor pool at the Student Activity and Academic Center on the Clairmont Campus. The pool is open until Nov. 1 and is heated to a minimum of 78 degrees. Enjoy it while you can! 
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In the News
 
Can marijuana help treat autism symptoms? A new study aims to find out

 

Can marijuana help treat autism symptoms? A new study aims to find out
Sept. 29 |  Michael Morrier |  CNN

Atlanta school unveils new mural honoring namesake

 

Atlanta school unveils new mural honoring namesake
Sept. 28 |  Emory's Center for Creativity and Arts and Emory's Center for Women and Graduation Generation |  FOX 5 Atlanta

Analysis: Economic warning signs give Democrats an opening in 2020. They may not take it

 

Analysis: Economic warning signs give Democrats an opening in 2020. They may not take it
Sept. 25 |  Alan Abramowitz  |  Chicago Tribune
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Featured Events
 
Livestream Event: Provost Lecture Series with Meshell Ndegeocello

 

Livestream Event: Provost Lecture Series with Meshell Ndegeocello
The 2019-2020 Provost Lecture Series kicks off with singer-songwriter Meshell Ndegeocello. The event is filled to capacity, but you can still watch online if you weren't able to get a ticket.
When: Oct. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall and livestreamed
Admission: Free
Theater:  "I Am An Emotional Creature"

 

Theater: "I Am An Emotional Creature"
Dooley's Players help present this series of monologues on Oct. 3, 4 and 5.
When: Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Harland Cinema
Admission: Free
Playwrighting Master Class with Jaclyn Backhaus

 

Playwrighting Master Class with Jaclyn Backhaus
Learn the art of dramatic writing with the award-winning author of OxTheater's fall production "Men on Boats." No previous writing experience required.
When: Oct. 9, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Tarbutton Performing Arts Center
Admission: Free
 
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The Fixie Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: Oct. 3, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Parking deck across from Kaldi's at the Depot
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Writing a Data Management Plan for Basic Science
When: Oct. 3, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar series: Jill Gambill on "Sea Level Rise Adaptation on Georgia's Coast"
When: Oct. 4, 10:00 a.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 112
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Votes Initiative
When: Oct. 4, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Student Center, Tent N102
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: 3D Modeling Basics
When: Oct. 4, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Computing Center, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Master Chorale Presents: All Creatures Great and Small
When: Oct. 4, 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $30; student discount applies
 
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Winship Win the Fight 5K
When: Oct. 5, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Quadrangle
Admission: $40 suggested donation
 
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Center for Women's Red Top Mountain Fall Hike
When: Oct. 5, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Red Top Mountain State Park
Admission: $4 per hiker; $5 for parking
 
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Navratri Puja and GARBA 2019 Indian Dancing and Dinner
When: Oct. 5, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center Ballrooms
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball: Emory vs. Washington University
When: Oct. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball: Emory vs. New York University
When: Oct. 6, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Through a Glass, Darkly Lecture: James Clifton on "Why Can't Things Be Just as They Are?"
When: Oct. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Pianist Yoonie Han
When: Oct. 7, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market
When: Oct. 8, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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AntiquiTEA: Melinda Hartwig on "Fragment of a Royal Sarcophagus from Egypt's Amarna Period"
When: Oct. 8, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Soccer: Emory vs. Covenant College
When: Oct. 8, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Understanding and Using Census Data
When: Oct. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Safety Fair
When: Oct. 10, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge & Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
 
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