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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020
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ACHIEVEMENT
Emory announces 2020 Bobby Jones Scholars
Emory College students Samah Meghjee, Adesola Thomas, Sarah Hunter and David Kulp have been selected to spend a year studying at the University of St Andrews in Scotland as part of the prestigious Robert T. Jones Scholarship.

 

ARTS
New exhibit features etchings by surrealist Unica Zürn
Etchings and drawings by German artist Unica Zürn are on view at the Carlos Museum until May 24, with a gallery talk set for March 4. The works include creatures rendered in the delicate, linear style that became her hallmark.

 

IMPACT
Motorcycle crash survivor reclaims life with help from Emory doctors
After a horrific accident, Jalen Richardson found hope and healing with help from Emory physicians and other caregivers at the Grady Burn Center, a service dog named Shadow and his National Guard unit.

DISCOVERY
A whale bone leads students, faculty to the Smithsonian in hopes of answers
A mysterious whale bone housed at Oxford for more than a century led students and faculty to confer with alumnus Nick Pyenson at the Smithsonian.
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CORONAVIRUS UPDATES
 
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New travel restriction for South Korea: Emory-sponsored study abroad and all other student programming in South Korea are suspended indefinitely due to health concerns arising from COVID-19. Faculty and staff are encouraged to evaluate their own travel in light of CDC and State Department advisories. See the latest coronavirus updates for the Emory community.
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PHOTO GALLERY
 
Nikki Giovanni shares her poetry at Emory
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Award-winning poet Nikki Giovanni visited Emory for two events over the weekend, serving as guest poet for the 20th anniversary Twelfth Night Revel on Friday and giving a free public reading on Saturday. See more photos from her visit.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Nominate a graduating senior for the McMullan Award by March 6
Nominate a graduating senior for the McMullan Award by March 6

Enter the Spring 2020 Creative Writing Contests by March 25
Enter the Spring 2020 Creative Writing Contests by March 25

Emory global health project advances toward $100M MacArthur grant
Emory global health project advances toward $100M MacArthur grant

Erika H. James to become dean of Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania
Erika H. James to become dean of Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Summer internships: If you’ll be around campus this summer and are looking for work, you could earn valuable experience as an Emory summer intern. Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors in any undergraduate program can apply. Programs run 10-12 weeks, depending on the department.
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In the News
 
40 years later, landmark Emory gift remains call to public service

 

40 years later, landmark Emory gift remains call to public service
Feb. 23 |  James Laney and Catie Miller |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

What does Bernie Sanders' success mean for Georgia?

 

What does Bernie Sanders' success mean for Georgia?
Feb. 24 |  Alan Abramowitz and Andra Gillespie |  Georgia Public Broadcasting

EPA widens lead testing area in Atlanta

 

EPA widens lead testing area in Atlanta
Feb. 25 |  Eri Saikawa |  WSB-TV
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Featured Events
 
Global Health Forum on the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

 

Global Health Forum on the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak
Join a panel of experts from Emory and other organizations as they discuss local and global preparedness in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
When: Feb. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Auditorium 120
Admission: Free
"Marketing Gods: Mediating Divinity in the Bazaars of Banaras"

 

"Marketing Gods: Mediating Divinity in the Bazaars of Banaras"
In this lecture related to the Transcendent Deities exhibit, learn about ways that Indian gods have functioned like brands and how this works with and against the conception that brands are, in fact, gods.
When: March 1, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
2020 Emory Pride Awards

 

2020 Emory Pride Awards
Enjoy an evening highlighting the contributions of our community members and celebrating graduating LGBTQA students.
When: March 3, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Miller-Ward Alumni House
Admission: Free; registration needed
 
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Library Day
When: Feb. 27, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Robert W. Woodruff Library, Second Floor
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Steve Zdenek on "Access Remade: Designing, Disrupting and Transforming Inclusive Media"
When: Feb. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Robert W. Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free; register online
 
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Lecture: Danielle Jung on "Of the People: Understanding Illicit Governance"
When: Feb. 27, 5:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Student Studio: Embellish a Varma-Inspired Elephant Image
When: Feb. 28, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Thalia N. Carlos Education Center
Admission: Free
 
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Panel Discussion: "Reparations: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?"
When: Feb. 28, 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Carter Center, Presidential Library and Museum
Admission: Free for Emory faculty, students and staff
 
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Theater Emory presents "Wooden Nickels"
When: Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Alumni Memorial University Center, Mary Gray Monroe Theater
Admission: $15 / $12 / $5 students and industry
 
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Dooley's Players presents "Much Ado About Nothing"
When: Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Campus Life Pavilion
Admission: Free; registration needed
 
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Oxford Theater presents "Medea"
When: Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Tarbutton Performing Arts Center
Admission: $8
 
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March
 
Lecture: William Brumfield on "Behind the Camera: The Strange Fate of Moscow's Avant-Garde Architecture"
When: March 2, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Psychology Building, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "The Sweet Requiem"
When: March 2, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: "Understanding and Using Census Data"
When: March 4, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Robert W. Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free; registration needed
 
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Workshop: "Fact Checking Basics"
When: March 4, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Robert W. Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free; registration needed
 
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