Emory to celebrate Tibet Week with full slate of events
Tibet Week begins Monday, Oct. 17, with the colorful opening ceremony in the Carlos Museum’s Ackerman Hall. At the end of the ceremony, monks will begin constructing the intricate sand mandala that will be built throughout the week. For more than 20 years, Emory’s Tibet Week has recognized Emory’s collaboration with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the university’s longstanding affiliation with the Drepung Loseling Monastery in South India.
This year’s celebration, focusing on the theme “Healing the divide,” is set for Oct. 17-22 and features numerous free programs that are open to the public.
Staff volunteers needed ASAP for Student Homecoming Concert, Saturday, Oct. 15
The Student Programming Council (SPC) and Student Involvement, Leadership, and Transitions (SILT) are calling for 10 to 15 staff volunteers for the 2022 Student Homecoming Concert. Volunteers must be available Oct. 15, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. Volunteers will roam McDonough Field and Plaza, assist SPC students with check-in, wayfinding, and entrance and exit management. A quick overview will be provided at 6:30 p.m., prior to the doors opening. Sign up by emailing Lisa Loveall at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sign-up deadline is Thursday, Oct. 13, at 5 p.m.
Clyde Partin, Sr., Director of Athletics Keiko Price has announced the appointment of Devon Hendricks to the role of deputy athletics director for external operations. Hendricks is set to begin her duties on Nov. 7. Read more.
Join the Champions Tailgate and Campus Life Day, Friday Oct. 14
Campus Life Day is part of a larger, campus-wide event. Join Emory’s Champions Tailgate the same day and cheer for Emory's volleyball and soccer teams in three games. Visit C-Bo’s BBQ food truck, try new Coke products at our Coca-Cola Activation, enjoy free beer at the Beer Garden, and grab some free swag. Don’t miss this great opportunity to take a break with your team and socialize with other Campus Life staff, university colleagues, and Emory students. At the same time, you'll be supporting our volleyball and soccer teams. Attend any or all the games. Families are welcome. Activities begin at 3:30 p.m. at the Woodruff PE Center – the WoodPEC.
Barkley Forum update: Emory debaters continue to earn recognition
Emory debaters have attended three tournaments to date this season – the Northwestern University season opener, invitational Kentucky Round Robin, and University of Kentucky tournament. The formidable team of Eu Giampetruzzi 23C and Grace Kessler 24C took 2nd place honors in all three. Eu was named top overall speaker at the Kentucky tournament. Across the two open tournaments, Northwestern and Kentucky, 13 Emory two-person teams had winning records in the preliminary rounds and qualified to compete against other winning teams in the elimination rounds. Of these, nine students were first-years, promising a very bright future for the Barkley Forum.
Indigenous Language Path Engagement Sessions
The Emory community is invited to learn about and provide input into a university-wide project to develop physical reminders and rituals on Emory’s Oxford and Atlanta campuses to honor Muscogee language and knowledge as the Indigenous language and knowledge of this land. Please join the open engagement sessions with the Native-led consulting firm KAI and representatives of the Muscogee Nation. The Muscogee Nation Teach-in will be an opportunity to learn from members of the nation about Muscogee culture today. Oxford campus: Thursday, Oct. 27: Student, faculty, staff dinner listening session. Atlanta campus: Friday, Oct. 28: Faculty and staff breakfast listening session; student lunch listening session; Muscogee teach-in. View details.
9 fun things to do on campus in October
It’s officially fall, which means the temperatures are cooling down but activities here at Emory are heating up. We’ve rounded up just a few things you can check out this month.
Clarification on voting at the 1599 Building polling site
Emory's 1599 Building on Clifton Road is now a polling site for early voting and election day. DeKalb County residents can visit this location for early voting, Oct. 17 - Nov. 4. However, on Election Day, voters must vote in-person at their assigned precinct. Emory’s Voting Policy allows up to four hours paid time for voting on Election Day or advance/early voting. If you plan to use paid time to vote, let your supervisor know in advance. Learn more at Emory Votes Initiative.
Oxford Campus Update, October 5
The update includes a message from the dean of Oxford College, as well as student, faculty, staff, and alumni news, events, and more.