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Metagenomics Unlocks Unknowns of Diarrheal Disease Cases in Children

News @ GT - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 21:09
November 18, 2019 Atlanta, GA Researchers have found that conventional culture-based lab tests may misdiagnose as many as half of the microbial causes of diarrheal diseases in children. Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics Life Sciences and Biology Research

The New Canvas Gradebook

Calendar @ Emory - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:44
Woodruff Library Room 314
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 9 – 10 a.m. EST

The New Canvas Gradebook

The New Canvas Gradebook, which is currently available in all courses as an optional feature, will completely replace the current gradebook beginning in the Spring 2020 semester.

In this session we will look at the features available in the New Gradebook.

Poetry Makes Nothing Happen! W. B. Yeats

Calendar @ Emory - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:44
Oxford Road Building Lecture Room
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. EST

Poetry Makes Nothing Happen! W. B. Yeats

The fifth and final Emory Williams Memorial Lecture of the Semester will take place at 4.30 on the afternoon of Wednesday November 20th.  The speaker is Prof. Geraldine Higgins of the Emory English Department and her topic is:"Poetry Makes Nothing Happen: The Case of W. B. Yeats."  The event is free and open to the public.  Everyone is welcome.

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Set up your Canvas Gradebook - Live Online Session

Calendar @ Emory - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:44
emory.zoom.us…
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. EST

Set up your Canvas Gradebook - Live Online Session

This session focuses on marking, scoring, and calculating Grades in Canvas using the Assignments, Grades, Rubrics, and SpeedGrader tools. The objectives are for participants to:
1. Understand weighting and totaling
2. Understand ways to mark and score Assignments and Discussions
3. Understand what Canvas shows students about their grades
4. Create Assignment Groups and confirm settings

More infoemory.zoom.us…

MediaLab Sibelius Workshop

Calendar @ Emory - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:44
MediaLab is on Level 4 of the Robert W. Woodruff Library.
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 6 – 7:30 p.m. EST

MediaLab Sibelius Workshop

This is an introductory music writing workshop to learn how to create and edit music scores on Sibelius!  Space is limited so please sign up now!

More infoit.emory.edu…

Goizueta Social Impact Fall Social

Calendar @ Emory - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:44
WildArk
691 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE, Unit H
Atlanta, GA 30312
Friday, November 22, 2019, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. EST

Goizueta Social Impact Fall Social

Join fellow Goizueta Business School and Emory Alumni along with students and community partners working in and / or interested in social enterprise, social impact, and environmental action for our fall networking meet-up.

A great networking opportunity that will not only help build stronger connections, but also future social impact.

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Bench2Market Talks: Customer Discovery

Calendar @ Emory - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:44
Emory School of Medicine Room 153A
Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. EST

 Customer Discovery

Gain a better understanding of the NSF I-Corps and NIH I-Corps programs and how they differ. Georgia Tech and Emory faculty will discuss their experiences and program consultants will discuss each program’s entrepreneurship focus on customer discovery, value proposition and business model development.

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Alfredo Kirkwood, PhD

Calendar @ Emory - Sun, 11/17/2019 - 11:43
Whitehead Bldg, Room 600
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 9 – 10 a.m. EST

Alfredo Kirkwood, PhD

Professor, Mind/Brain Institute / Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Host: Peter Wenner

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Get to Know EHSO

Calendar @ Emory - Sun, 11/17/2019 - 11:43
Yerkes Main Building, Seminar Room
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. EST

Get to Know EHSO

EHSO is Here to Help YOU! Come to get to know the Radiation Safety, Safety and Industrial Hygiene, Research Safety and Environmental Compliance teams! Door prizes, games and snacks will be available. See you Thurs., Nov. 21, at the Yerkes Main Building Seminar Room.

Christopher D. Lima, PhD

Calendar @ Emory - Sun, 11/17/2019 - 11:43
Whitehead Auditorium
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 12 – 1 p.m. EST

Christopher D. Lima, PhD

Chair, Structural Biology Program, SKI
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

READY TRADING Open House to Benefit the Carlos Museum

Calendar @ Emory - Sun, 11/17/2019 - 11:43
READY TRADING
1790 Cheshire Bridge Rd.
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 4 – 8 p.m. EST

READY TRADING Open House to Benefit the Carlos Museum

The Carlos Museum is pleased to announce a READY TRADING open house to benefit the museum. For each open house attendee, READY TRADING will donate $10 to the museum's education department, which will be matched by an anonymous donor.

READY TRADING specializes in naturally beautiful clothing designed and produced in Atlanta and the USA, with a focus on natural fabrics; rich, organic color; and versatile looks that are effortless and flattering for women of all ages.

READY TRADING'S signature style incorporates jewelry and accessories from local artists and from artisan communities around the world. READY TRADING believes that supporting artists through heritage products helps to sustain and preserve important traditions, vanishing techniques, environments, and cultures.


*Light refreshments and wine will be served, and an Atlanta Police Department traffic officer will be present to direct shoppers to parking behind the building

Goldwasser Residency Gallery Reception: Charmaine Minniefield

Calendar @ Emory - Sun, 11/17/2019 - 11:43
Visual Arts Building,
700 Peavine Creek Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 5 – 7 p.m. EST

 Charmaine Minniefield

The Stuart A. Rose Library welcomes Atlanta based artist and activist Charmaine Minniefield for a yearlong residency. Minniefield’s project, “Remembrance as Resistance: Digitally Mapping the Ring Shout,” leverages technology, historical research, memory, movement, sound, and space to recognize the recently discovered unmarked graves in the African American Grounds of Atlanta’s Oakland cemetery.

Minniefield’s residency culminates in a site-specific installation that engages the Emory and Atlanta communities in an examination of place and space as central to identity formation through the traditional African American worship and gathering practice of the Ring Shout. Date and time for this event are to be determined.

The Goldwasser Residency Gallery Reception for Minniefield takes place on Nov. 21, 2019 at 5pm in the Visual Arts Building. 

Recommended Parking:
Peavine Parking Deck

James Meyer Lecture: The End of the Sixties

Calendar @ Emory - Sun, 11/17/2019 - 11:43
Ackerman Hall
Michael C. Carlos Museum
571 South Kilgo Cir NE,
Atlanta, GA 30322
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 6 – 7:30 p.m. EST

 The End of the Sixties

The Art History Department presents an Endowed Lecture by James Meyer, Curator of Modern Art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. "The End of the Sixties: Kerry James Marshall's Mementos."

Following the lecture Dr. Meyer will sign his new book "The Art of Return: The Sixties and Contemporary Culture"

Books will be available for purchase before and after the lecture in the museum bookshop.

Recommended Parking:
Oxford Road Visitor’s Deck
Fishburne Deck

More infoarthistory.emory.edu…

Emory Buddhist Club Meditation

Calendar @ Emory - Sun, 11/17/2019 - 11:43
Cannon Chapel- Sanctuary
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 6 – 7:15 p.m. EST

Emory Buddhist Club Meditation

All are welcome to try out mindfulness and meditation practice with Emory Buddhist Club every Thursday at 6pm in Cannon Chapel on the main campus. No experience is needed. Come relax and focus, and explore the workings of our minds. Each week we are led by a different teacher, and typically includes guided meditation, a talk, and tea social. Our teachers are usually monks or nuns from local groups such as Drepung Loseling Monastery, Dharma Jewel Monastery, Georgia Buddhist Vihara, and more, representing various traditions. We are also pleased to welcome Tibetan Buddhist monastics from the Emory-Tibet Science Initiative with His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Emory Buddhist Club is a student-led initiative, and everyone is invited to participate. There is no charge, and events are open to the community. Free parking is available at Peavine Lot, 27 Eagle Row, Atlanta GA 30322 at Dickey Drive, a short walk away.

More infobuddhistclub.org

James Weldon Johnson & Black Cosmopolitanism

Calendar @ Emory - Sun, 11/17/2019 - 11:43
Robert W. Woodruff Library
Rose Library
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 6 – 8:30 p.m. EST

James Weldon Johnson & Black Cosmopolitanism

Join us and our esteemed panelists for the next installment in the JWJI Public Dialogues in Race and Difference Series. This talk will discuss themes from the current exhibit, “Black Cosmopolitan: James Weldon Johnson in an Age of Empire” in the Rose Library.

Our panelists include: Dr. Dwight Andrews, Emory University; Dr. Jelani Cobb, Columbia University; Dr. Kali-Ahset Amen, Johns Hopkins University and Dr. Noelle Morrissette, University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

Doors open at 5:45pm.

Reception & Exhibit Viewing will take place from 6 - 7pm in the Rose Library (10th Floor).  
Panel discussion to follow in the Jones Room (3rd Floor) at 7:15pm.

The End of the Sixties: Kerry James Marshall

Calendar @ Emory - Sun, 11/17/2019 - 11:43
Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 6 – 7:30 p.m. EST

The Art History Department presents an Endowed Lecture by James Meyer, Curator of Modern Art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. "The End of the Sixties: Kerry James Marshall's Mementos"

More infoarthistory.emory.edu…

James Meyer to give Art History Endowed Lecture

Calendar @ Emory - Sun, 11/17/2019 - 11:43
Michael C. Carlos Museum
Ackerman Hall
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 6 – 7 p.m. EST

James Meyer to give Art History Endowed Lecture

James Meyer, curator of Modern Art at the National Gallery of Art, delivers the annual Art History Endowed Lecture titled "The End of the Sixties: Kerry James Marshall Mementos.

After the lecture, Dr. Meyer will sign copies of his new book, The Art of Return: The Sixties & Contemporary Culture, which will be available for sale in the Carlos Museum Bookshop before and after the lecture. 

Peerless

Calendar @ Emory - Sun, 11/17/2019 - 11:43
Burlington Road Building
1804 North Decatur Road
Atlanta, GA 30322
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 7:30 p.m. EST

Dooley’s Players presents PEERLESS: A darkly comedic take on Shakespeare’s Macbeth about the ambitious, cut-throat world of high school during college admissions.

Other dates/times: November 14-16, 7:30pm, November 21-23, 7:30pm

Emory Dance Company

Calendar @ Emory - Sun, 11/17/2019 - 11:43
Dance Studio
Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
1700 N. Decatur Road
Atlanta, GA 30322
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 7:30 p.m. EST

Tickets on sale now!

Additional dates/times:

November 21 - 23, 7:30pm
November 23, 2:00pm

Recommended parking: Fishburne Parking Deck, Lowergate Parking Deck

Emory Dance Company performs new contemporary works by Israeli guest artist Dafi Altabeb; Atlanta guest artists Jessica Bertram and Kristin O’Neal; and Emory Dance faculty Julio Medina and Lori Teague.

Joyful Rebellion: The Art of Immigration Activism

Calendar @ Emory - Sun, 11/17/2019 - 11:43
Allen Memorial Church
803 Whatcoat St
Oxford, GA 30054
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 7:30 p.m. EST

Elizabeth Vega will speak on "Joyful Rebellion: On The Art of Immigration Activism."

Vega is a Chicana activist and community artist. She is co-founder of the direct action group Artivists Stl, a collective of artists who strive to make social justice visual. Artivists organized and planned the Requiem for Mike Brown, Monday Mournings and deployed a balloon banner at the base of the St. Louis Arch. Their Mirror Casket project created for Ferguson October protests was collected by the Smithsonian in March 2016 for its National Museum for African American History and Culture.

Vega is founder of ART (Achieving Resilience Together) House a collaborative community for artists and activists located in the heart of St. Louis. Art House not only provides affordable housing for activists but also does grassroots programming for the neighborhood including a food share and art programming for neighborhood children. A graduate of UMSL’s clinical mental health program, Vega is committed to using art and writing to facilitate emotional justice in communities impacted by violence and helping to build a solidarity economy in her neighborhood.

This is an Oxford Studies event presented by the Lyceum Committee.

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