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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021
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COMMITMENT
Slavery, dispossession symposium at Emory connects student activism to restorative justice
Emory’s “In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession” symposium educated attendees on the university’s history and inspired a stronger sense of community, challenging external and internalized racism.

 

MILESTONE
Oxford College renames historic building
Oxford College has renamed Language Hall after Judge Horace J. Johnson Jr., an alumnus who became the first Black Superior Court judge in the Alcovy Judicial Circuit, and established a scholarship endowment in his honor.

 

IMPACT
Mapping inequities in breast cancer outcomes 
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Emory epidemiologist Lauren McCullough investigates why outcomes for Black women with breast cancer are so much worse than their white counterparts in Georgia.

CAMPUS
Homecoming brings a cross-country road trip of ‘Swoop’s Streets’
Emory will celebrate Homecoming Oct. 16-24 with a full schedule of on-campus festivities. The week also includes a 2O36 kickoff event on Friday, Oct. 22, and the return of the Homecoming parade and festival on Saturday, Oct. 23.
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The Future Starts With You
 
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Help kick off 2O36, Emory's campaign focused on investing in people for the benefit of people. On Friday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Quad will be open to you for an immersive experience like no other — interactive domes, food, giveaways and more! No registration required; learn more.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Check out the schedule of events during LGBTQ+ History Month
Check out the schedule of events during LGBTQ+ History Month

Share your ideas for the new Emory Interfaith Center
Share your ideas for the new Emory Interfaith Center

Read the recap and watch the video from 'COVID-19 Q&A: What is long COVID?'
Read the recap and watch the video from 'COVID-19 Q&A: What is long COVID?'

Dean and University Librarian Yolanda Cooper to join Case Western Reserve University
Dean and University Librarian Yolanda Cooper to join Case Western Reserve University
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ELECTION 2021
 
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Be an informed voter: Emory hosted a forum Oct. 5 for candidates vying to be the next mayor of Atlanta. The election is set for Tuesday, Nov. 2, and early voting started yesterday. Learn more and watch a video of the forum.
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Moving Science Forward: A Conversation with the CDC and Emory University

 

Moving Science Forward: A Conversation with the CDC and Emory University
View a conversation between CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky and Emory President Gregory L. Fenves about uniting the power of scientific research and the strength and potential of Georgia's health ecosystem as part of the virtual Georgia Bio Innovation Summit.
When: Oct. 14, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free for students; registration required
Take Back the Night

 

Take Back the Night
Show your support for ending sexual, relationship and domestic violence of all forms by joining the Take Back the Night march. Sponsored by the Office of Respect.
When: Oct. 14, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Amphitheater
Admission: Free
Gallery Talk: Discussion of "Resonance: Recent Acquisitions in Photography"

 

Gallery Talk: Discussion of "Resonance: Recent Acquisitions in Photography"
Curator of Works on Paper Andi McKenzie explores the exhibition's themes (isolation and togetherness, loss and shared joy, fear and courage) as well as the very act of interpretation itself.
When: Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Works on Paper Gallery (Level One)
Admission: Free; registration required
Fall 2021 Reading Series with Tiphanie Yanique

 

Fall 2021 Reading Series with Tiphanie Yanique
In the annual Phillis Wheatley Reading, Yanique will read and sign her new novel, “Monster in the Middle.” She will be introduced by poet Emily Pérez, author of “What Flies Want” and winner of the 2021 Iowa Prize.
When: Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Climate Talks with Carlton Waterhouse of EPA’s Office of Land and Emergency Management
When: Oct. 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Gender Fluidity Movement Workshop
When: Oct. 15, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Riyaaz Qawwali
When: Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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