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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019
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FUNDING
The Goizueta Foundation makes $30 million gift to Goizueta Business School
The largest gift in the history of Emory's business school will support investments in business and society, innovation, and global education, providing an even stronger foundation for Goizueta students in crucial areas of business education.

 

LEADERSHIP
Dean Jan Love to serve as Emory's interim provost
Jan Love, dean of Candler School of Theology, will serve as the university's interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, effective Dec. 16. View a video message from Love about her new role.

 

INVOLVEMENT
University recognized for student voter turnout in midterm elections
Both the Atlanta and Oxford campuses recently received awards for high participation during the 2018 midterm elections. Volunteers hope to further increase involvement by faculty, staff and students in 2020.

 

COMMITMENT
Emory joins amicus brief in support of international students
More than 110 colleges and universities filed an amicus brief supporting the federal Optional Practical Training program, which allows international students to work in a U.S.-based job directly related to their field of study.

SUPPORT
Dogged by finals? Sign up for the Pet Therapy Study Break
Woodruff Library will hold its most popular annual event — the Pet Therapy Study Break — on Thursday, Dec.12, from 11:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Students are encouraged to sign up online to reserve cuddle time with therapy dogs.

 

CAMPUS
10 things to do at Emory in December
December brings holiday and sporting events, plus the last Emory Farmers Market of 2019 and opportunities to visit several exhibits before they close. Check out ten activities to enjoy during the next few weeks.

 

INNOVATION
Sustainability small grants help fund campus and health care initiatives
Grants through the Office of Sustainability Initiatives help support conservation projects in areas throughout Emory. Learn about the most recent student awardees.

 

RECOGNITION
Opening doors and more: The storied career of Gary Hauk
Rounding out a 34-year career at Emory, university historian Gary Hauk has been a key figure in many chapters in Emory's evolution.

EVENTS
Arts calendar sparkles with holiday spirit this December
'Tis the season for merry music and celebrations. Emory's December calendar includes plenty of holiday-themed festivities, as well as other exciting musical and dance offerings.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Interested in joining the Office of Health Promotion's Advisory Council? Apply by Dec. 9
Interested in joining the Office of Health Promotion's Advisory Council? Apply by Dec. 9

Enter the Studies in Sexuality essay contest by Dec. 23
Enter the Studies in Sexuality essay contest by Dec. 23

Nominate someone for the 2019 Women of Excellence Awards by Dec. 23
Nominate someone for the 2019 Women of Excellence Awards by Dec. 23

Jonathan Lewin recognized for contributions to academic inventions
Jonathan Lewin recognized for contributions to academic inventions
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In the News
 
With Sen. Kamala Harris' exit, Democrats can't avoid a tough conversation about diversity

 

With Sen. Kamala Harris' exit, Democrats can't avoid a tough conversation about diversity
Dec. 3 |  Andra Gillespie |  NBC News

On World AIDS Day, these three big challenges stand in the way of HIV/AIDS research

 

On World AIDS Day, these three big challenges stand in the way of HIV/AIDS research
Dec. 1 |  Carlos del Rio |  CNN

White House, CDC feuding over study of toxic chemicals in drinking water

 

White House, CDC feuding over study of toxic chemicals in drinking water
Nov. 29 |  Kyle Steenland |  USA Today
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Featured Events
 
Poetry Reading and Reception with Kevin Young

 

Poetry Reading and Reception with Kevin Young
Meet poet and Emory University Distinguished Professor Kevin Young as he returns to campus to read from his most recent book of poetry, “Brown.”
When: Dec. 5, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Rose Library (reception); Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall (reading)
Admission: Free
Art Club Winter Wonderland Craft Time

 

Art Club Winter Wonderland Craft Time
Join the Emory Art Club for its final workshop of the year. It is a winter wonderland theme with holiday crafts, cookie decorating, live music and more.
When: Dec. 6, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Visual Arts Building
Admission: Free
AIDS Memorial Quilt Display

 

AIDS Memorial Quilt Display
Don't miss your chance to see the largest collegiate display of AIDS memorial quilt panels, displayed in collaboration with the NAMES Project and in support of World AIDS Day.
When: Dec. 8, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Student Center
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar: "Child Abuse and Latent Health Vulnerabilities"
When: Dec. 5, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 5001
Admission: Free
 
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Holiday Card Making for Soldiers and El Refugio
When: Dec. 5, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Dental School Building, Room 445
Admission: Free; RSVP requested
 
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Business and Society Keynote: Christine Bader on "The Life I Want Project"
When: Dec. 5, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School Auditorium, Room 130
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Dec.
 
Holiday Concert: Oxford Chorale
When: Dec. 5, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College Chapel
Admission: $5
 
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Dec.
 
Lovis Corinth Colloquium X: "Ekphrastic Image-making in Early Modern Europe and the Americas"
When: Dec. 6, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Convocation Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Carlos Museum Bookshop Holiday Sale
When: Dec. 6, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum Bookshop
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Summer Pre-medical Summer Opportunities Fair
When: Dec. 6, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free; RSVP requested
 
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Dec.
 
Concert: Emory's Young Artists
When: Dec. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Student Studio: Exquisite Corpse
When: Dec. 6, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Tate Room
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Workshop: Raspberry Pi
When: Dec. 6, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Tech Lab
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Holiday Karaoke and Cocoa
When: Dec. 6, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, Classroom A
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
David Goldwasser Series in Religion and the Arts: NourbeSe Philip on "Zong!: The (k)Notted Web of Silence"
When: Dec. 6, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Stuart A. Rose Library
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
When: Dec. 6, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $20; Emory faculty, staff and students receive a discount
 
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Concert: Southern Folk Advent
When: Dec. 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Old Church
Admission: Free
 
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Performance: Dance Oxford
When: Dec. 9, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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