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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021
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IMPACT
Youth views on climate crisis take the world stage
Emory students and alumni are raising diverse voices on equity during this year's United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, now underway in Glasgow. From cohosting seminars to moderating discussions, undergraduate and graduate students in Eri Saikawa’s Climate and Society class are making key contributions virtually. Learn how you can view their presentations.

 

COLLABORATION
NNSA and Emory blaze trails with new technology transfer partnership
Emory Law students in the Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results program will be a critical part of commercializing National Nuclear Security Administration lab technology.

 

LEGACY
‘Let the record show’: Rothschild Memorial Lecture will probe Ginsburg legacy
In “The Demand for Justice: Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Jewish Tradition,” lawyer and journalist Dahlia Lithwick plans to set aside “myths and mugs in favor of all that is real and inspiring in her story.” The online lecture is Thursday, Nov. 11.

COMMITMENT
2O36 campaign charts bold course for Emory's future
Faculty, staff and students gathered on the Quad to celebrate the public launch of 2O36, a campaign focused on investing in people for the benefit of people. Named for Emory’s bicentennial, 2O36 includes priorities across the university, as well as special emphasis on three core areas: student flourishing, faculty eminence and research excellence.

 

RECOGNITION
Emory named a top producer of Gilman Scholars for study abroad
During the past 20 years, Emory has produced the second-highest number of Gilman Scholars among midsized universities. The program provides funding for outstanding low-income students to study abroad.

 

HEALTH
Symposium to highlight Emory graduate students’ contributions to COVID-19 response
Research from Emory graduate students related to COVID-19 will be highlighted during a free symposium Nov. 12. Keynote speakers are Emory infectious disease expert Carlos del Rio and MD/PhD alumnus Michael Mina.

CREATIVITY
Emory Arts shares a wide array of diverse programs in November
Peruse museum exhibits, attend a concert, listen to an author reading or watch Emory Dance Company perform during the next few weeks. Arts enthusiasts can enjoy these events and more across campus in November.
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First-Gen Week: Celebrate Emory’s first-generation community Nov. 8-12 with other first-gen students, faculty and staff. In partnership with campus offices and first-gen undergraduate and graduate student groups, Emory First-Gen Week will feature opportunities to learn more about first-gen resources and communities at Emory as well as panels, receptions and meet-ups. Learn more about First-Gen Week and view the schedule of events.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Complete Emory's climate survey on racial diversity, equity and inclusion by Nov. 23
Complete Emory's climate survey on racial diversity, equity and inclusion by Nov. 23

Share your feedback on beta version of Emory Libraries’ new search engine
Share your feedback on beta version of Emory Libraries’ new search engine

Researchers outline connection between inflammation and depression
Researchers outline connection between inflammation and depression

HHS taps Emory and others to lead regional disaster response system
HHS taps Emory and others to lead regional disaster response system
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EMORY CARES DAY
 
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Help others: Join other students for Emory Cares Day on Saturday, Nov. 13, as a way to give back to the community. Atlanta campus activities will kick off at 11 a.m. on McDonough Plaza; register through The Hub. Oxford College students will continue their tradition of supporting the Newton County Department of Family and Children Services; meet in the Oxford Student Center at 10 a.m. Visit the Emory Cares project page and filter by "Cause served" and "Emory community" to register.
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Conversation: "Where Do We Go From Here: Restoring Justice and Civil Discourse" with Anand Giridharadas

 

Conversation: "Where Do We Go From Here: Restoring Justice and Civil Discourse" with Anand Giridharadas
Hear Anand Giridharadas, author, editor-at-large for TIME, political analyst for MSNBC and former foreign correspondent and columnist for the New York Times, speak. Sponsored by the James W. Fowler Ethics Fund.
When: Nov. 4, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
Student Studio: Bronze Pour at the Carlos

 

Student Studio: Bronze Pour at the Carlos
Artists from Atlanta’s Inferno Foundry bring their portable foundry for a bronze pour. Explore extraordinary works of bronze in the Carlos collections with a gallery guide written by Emory student Lizzie Meulbroek. Then pick up a scratch mold and carve your own design. First come, first served, while supplies last.
When: Nov. 5, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Plaza Level and Tate Room
Admission: Free
"The Sum of Us": An Emory Community Conversation with Heather McGhee

 

"The Sum of Us": An Emory Community Conversation with Heather McGhee
Heather McGhee, author of “The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together,” discusses the benefits of people coming together across race to build an equitable future. Afterwards, Jill Perry-Smith of Goizueta Business School moderates a conversation exploring the economic, education, health, climate and civic engagement topics central to Emory and the Atlanta community.
When: Nov. 10, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Documentary Screening: "Hunger Ward"
When: Nov. 4, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Rollins School of Public Health, Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Rollins Auditorium
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Lecture: "Artist as Social Engineer" with Cannupa Hanska Luger
When: Nov. 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Emory Chamber Ensembles
When: Nov. 7, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free; registration and proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test result required
 
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Lecture: "Bridging Minds: The Cultural Construction of Emotion Perception" with Maria Gendron
When: Nov. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Psychology Building, Room 290
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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McDonald Lecture: "Imitation of Christ: Is a Unified Vision of Christian Discipleship Possible?" with Luke Timothy Johnson
When: Nov. 10, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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