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Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019
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CAMPUS
Celebrate 'Swoop State' with Homecoming, Family Weekend events
Show your school spirit with "Swoop State" events all week. Homecoming kicked off Monday and culminates Saturday with the annual parade and concert, this year featuring the Emory alum Kristian Bush of Sugarland. Check out the highlights, including Family Weekend activities.

 

SUPPORT
Emory releases results of student survey on sexual violence, harassment
Increased student participation in Emory's second campus climate survey on sexual violence reflects awareness of and engagement with prevention training, as well as opportunities for additional support and education.

 

CLASSROOM
New TV writing course offers students path to collaboration and creativity
With experience honed as a writer for NBC's 'The Blacklist' and shows on Netflix and BBC America, creative writing professor T Cooper guides students in the highly collaborative craft of writing TV scripts.

ACTIVITIES
Halloween at Emory brings a street party, movies and more
Whether your Halloween tastes lean toward haunted houses with ghouls or cute puppies in costume, events on and around campus during the next week will help you get into the spirit.

 

CONNECTIONS
Study examines whether 'intellectual humility' can temper political, religious polarization
With support from a Templeton Foundation grant, Emory psychologist Scott O. Lilienfeld will study whether the ability to recognize that you might be wrong can be a buffer against political and religious extremism.

 

RESEARCH
What's good for the heart is good for the brain
Emory researchers are giving us double the reasons to pay attention to our cardiovascular health, showing in a recently published study that good heart health can equal good brain health.

IMPACT
Alumni create organization to reduce racialized health disparities
Four Rollins School of Public Health graduates founded and run an organization dedicated to improving health in the black community.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Volunteer to help with Homecoming Zero Landfill efforts on Oct. 26
Volunteer to help with Homecoming Zero Landfill efforts on Oct. 26

Carlos Museum offers free admission to families of current students during Homecoming Weekend
Carlos Museum offers free admission to families of current students during Homecoming Weekend

Buy your tickets now for Theater Emory's 'The Nether,' opening Nov. 1
Buy your tickets now for Theater Emory's 'The Nether,' opening Nov. 1
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Honorary degree nominations: Here's your chance to nominate outstanding individuals to receive honorary degrees at Commencement. Nominations are due by Nov. 1 for consideration for degrees to be presented in 2021 and beyond. Learn more at the Honorary Degrees website.  
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In the News
 
Got plants? Atlanta college campuses heed student call for healthier food choices

 

Got plants? Atlanta college campuses heed student call for healthier food choices
Oct. 22 |  Isaac Goldman |  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The tariff talks and Christmas shopping

 

The tariff talks and Christmas shopping
Oct. 21 |  Raymond Hill |  FOX 5 Atlanta

Vaccine exemption rates among US kindergartners continue to climb, CDC says

 

Vaccine exemption rates among US kindergartners continue to climb, CDC says
Oct. 17 |  Saad B. Omer |  CNN
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Featured Events
 
Film Screening and Panel Discussion: "In Their Shoes: Unheard Stories of Reentry and Recovery"

 

Film Screening and Panel Discussion: "In Their Shoes: Unheard Stories of Reentry and Recovery"
View this documentary and join a discussion afterwards with the producer, an Emory College graduate.
When: Oct. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Living Room and Presentation Room
Admission: Free; registration required
Emory Homecoming Parade, Festival and Concert

 

Emory Homecoming Parade, Festival and Concert
See the Homecoming Parade wind its way through campus, then head to McDonough Field for the festival and concert headlined by Emory alum Kristian Bush.
When: Oct. 26, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Campus and McDonough Field
Admission: Free
Emory Takes Back the Night

 

Emory Takes Back the Night
Take Back the Night is Emory's annual event dedicated to amplifying the voices of survivors of violence. This year features a keynote by Maja Hasic, human trafficking program director of Tapestri, and student performances.
When: Oct. 28, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center, Mutipurpose Room N104
Admission: Free
 
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Jazz on the Green with Emory Jazz Ensembles
When: Oct. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Patterson Green
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Loretta Ross on "Where Can Reproductive Justice Take Us?"
When: Oct. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, 8th Floor, Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room
Admission: Free
 
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Panel Discussion: "Enlight Emory: Non-Typical Career Guide"
When: Oct. 24, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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Hesburgh Lecture: Oliver Williams on "Can You Do Well by Doing Good?"
When: Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Aquinas Center
Admission: Free
 
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Oxford Theater Fall Play: "Men On Boats" by Jaclyn Backhaus
When: Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Tarbutton Performing Arts Center
Admission: $8
 
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Lecture: Walter S. Melion on "Making Sense of Religious Allegory in the 16th and 17th Century Low Countries"
When: Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory University Symphony Orchestra Concert
When: Oct. 24, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Cooke Noontime Concert: "The Art of Song"
When: Oct. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball vs. Saint Mary's College
When: Oct. 25, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Homecoming & Family Weekend 5K Run Through Lullwater Park
When: Oct. 26, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Student Activity & Academic Center (SAAC)
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar: "The Role of Liberal Arts in Medicine and Medical School Admissions"
When: Oct. 25, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Anthropology, Room 303
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball vs. Roanoke College
When: Oct. 26, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Homecoming Parade
When: Oct. 26, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center
Admission: Free
 
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Homecoming Festival and Concert with Kristian Bush
When: Oct. 26, 2:00 p.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Concerto and Aria Competition
When: Oct. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Domingo Morel on "Takeover: Race, Education and American Democracy"
When: Oct. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center, Multipurpose Room 1
Admission: Free
 
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Information Session: Bobby Jones Scholarship
When: Oct. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 103
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Black Graduate Student Reception (Rescheduled)
When: Oct. 28, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center Plaza
Admission: Free
 
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Reformation Day at Emory
When: Oct. 29, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology and other campus venues
Admission: $15
 
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Comparative Literature Department Open House
When: Oct. 29, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Candler, Room 212
Admission: Free
 
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NAACP Homecoming 5K Run
When: Oct. 30, 5:30 p.m.
Where: SAAC Field
Admission: $5 per person or $45 for group of 10
 
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