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2016 Family Weekend Schedule

Friday, October 21

Free parking available at Peavine Deck after noon. Visit transportation.emory.edu for more information regarding visitor parking and shuttle transportation.

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11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.: Family Weekend Info Desk (Dobbs University Center Coca-Cola Commons)

11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.-DUCtoberfest “Day of the Living DUC!” (Dobbs University Center-the “DUC”) Festival to celebrate the DUC!!

 

1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.:  Sessions

 

2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.:  Sessions

3:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.:  Sessions

  • “A Taste of Goizueta Business School” with Doug Bowman, PhD, Marketing and Jessica Lowy Director of BBA Admissions, Goizueta Business School, Room 231 East)
  • “What is the Purpose of College?” with Samiran Banerjee, PhD, Economics (DUC Winship Ballroom, 3rd floor West)
  • “What We Learned from the Presidential Debates” with James Roland, Executive Director, Atlanta Urban Debate League (DUC Harland Cinema, 3E)

 

4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m:  Sessions: 

“History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier” with Deborah Lipstadt, PhD, Religion (DUC Winship Ballroom, 3rd floor West)

Note: Tickets available for purchase for “Denial” (movie based on Dr. Lipstadt’s book) currently being shown in local theatres at: http://bleecker.me/Denial_EmoryTix

  • Historical walking tour of campus with Gary Hauk, University Historian, Senior Advisor to the President and author of “A Legacy of Heart and Mind:  Emory since 1836” (Meet in DUC Coca-Cola Commons)
  • “Drug, Remedy or Deadly Poison? Molecules from Nature” with Simon Blakey, PhD, Chemistry (DUC Harland Cinema, 3rd floor East)

 

5:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Book signings with Deborah Lipstadt and Gary Hauk (DUC Coca-Cola Commons)

 

5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m.:  First Friday for Family Weekend. Our Emory a cappella groups bring First Friday performances to Family Weekend! First Friday is a free monthly concert held on the front steps of the Dobbs University Center (DUC) that showcases student musical talent. The event unites the Emory community to celebrate the voices of No Strings Attached, Dooley Noted, Aural Pleasure, Suri, AHANA, The Gathering, and ChaiTunes. Please enjoy this popular Emory tradition and join us as we wind down the day in song!

 

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.: Late Night @ Emory for Family Weekend. Eagle Family Fun Night. The Department of Recreation & Wellness hosts a variety of recreational activities open to Emory families on McDonough Field. Light refreshments provided.

 

7:30 p.m.:  B”H Shabbat Dinner in the Sukkah all visiting families welcome

RSVP here http://www.chabademory.org/events.htm?Family-Weekend-22

Saturday, October 22

Free parking available all day in Peavine and Fishburne Parking Decks. Visit transportation.emory.edu for more information regarding parking and shuttle transportation.

Saturday Oct 25

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Emory Bookstore merchandize for sale at the DUC

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Family Weekend Information Desk – DUC Coca-Cola Commons

10:00 a.m. GlobeMed's 5th Annual Zombie 5K-Lullwater Park. To register:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/globemed-zombie-5k-2016-tickets-27392863793

10:00 a.m-2:00 p.m.: Family Weekend Dooley’s Brunch-Dobbs Market, DUC 3rd floor

Enjoy brunch with your student at the Dobbs Market! Students with Meal Plan A receive 15 guest passes per semester to be used exclusively at Dobbs Market. Students must accompany parents when dining and simply use their EmoryCard and note they are using guest passes.

Other dining options where Dooley Dollars* may be used: The Depot, Highland Bakery in Goizueta Business School, Mama Tiger or Kaldi’s in the DUC, SAAC Café, and Starbuck’s at Emory Bookstore.  *Dooley Dollars are separate from the meal plan and are used as a declining balance. 

10:00 a.m-11:30 a.m.: 11th Annual Legacy Brunch and Pinning Ceremony (Miller-Ward Alumni House). Invitation only. (A legacy is a child or grandchild or sibling of an Emory alumnus)

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.:  Admissions information session for Family Weekend attendees. Emory values legacy relationships (children or siblings of Emory alumni) and is hosting a special opportunity for Family Weekend attendees to learn about the admission process. An optional admissions tour of campus from 11:30 to 12:30 follows the session.  To register:  http://apply.emory.edu/family_weekend

11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.: Sessions

  • “Career Center 101” with Paul Fowler, PhD, Executive Director, Career Center (DUC Winship Ballroom, 3rd floor West)
  • “Going Global: Study Abroad Opportunities in Emory College” with Associate Director Jeremy Billetdeaux (Few Hall Multipurpose Room, 1st floor)
  • “Life Lessons:  How to live mathematically but not by the numbers” with Ken Ono, PhD, Mathematics (DUC Harland Cinema, 3rd floor East)

 

11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Book Signing with Dr. Ono (DUC 332 East)

 

Noon, 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.: Children’s Costume and Reading at the Emory Bookstore. Children’s section, First Floor. 

 

1:00 p.m.:  Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving vs. Queens College, Woodruff PE Center

1:30 p.m.:  Cookie Social in the Emory Bookstore, Second floor.

2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.: Sessions

  • “Happiness at Emory:  Learning to Live a Good Life,” with Corey Keyes, PhD, Sociology (DUC Winship Ballroom, 3rd floor West)
  • Chemistry Education 2.0: Designing a Curriculum for 21st Century Scientists” with Tracy McGill, PhD, Chemistry (Few Hall, Multipurpose Room, 1st floor)
  • “American Foreign Policy toward the Middle East in the Next Administration," with Kenneth W. Stein, PhD, History (DUC Harland Cinema, 3rd floor East)

 

 

3:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.: Sessions

  • “Upper class Housing at Emory” with Scott Rausch, PhD, (DUC Harland Cinema, 3rd floor East). Optional tour of Clairmont Campus to follow.
  • “Funding your student’s medical school education” with Cindy Gershman, Associate Director, Office of Financial Aid (DUC Winship Ballroom, 3rd floor West)

 

 

3:00 p.m.:  Vega Quartet Concert in Dobbs Hall Parlor. Dobbs and Alabama Hall program open to Family Weekend attendees (space is limited). Q & A to follow.

4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.:  Clairmont Campus tours. Visit Clairmont Campus and see first-hand residential living for upperclass students.  Meet in SAAC Lobby.

Dinner with your student(s): Enjoy the various offerings in the area from Emory Village to Emory Point to downtown Decatur or metro Atlanta!

8:00 p.m.: Symphony Concert at the Schwartz Center:  The Emory University Symphony Orchestra, comprised of 90 Emory students, opens its season with a program that includes the iconic Symphony No. 5 by Beethoven. Also, featured are internationally renowned soloists and Schwartz Artists-in-Residence Tim Fain (violin) and Matt Haimovitz (cello) for a performance of Philip Glass' Double Concerto.

 

The program is free, however, tickets are required. The Box Office will be open on Friday from 10:00-6:00 and an hour before the event. For more info: 404-727-5050 and http://arts.emory.edu/box-office/index.html.

Sunday, October 23

Free parking available all day in Peavine and Fishburne Parking Decks. Visit transportation.emory.edu for more information regarding parking and shuttle transportation.

9:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. Catholic Mass, Cannon Chapel

 

11:00 a.m. Emory University Worship with The Rev. Kevin Crawford, Cannon Chapel

 

Glenn United Memorial Church calendar:  http://www.glennumc.org/calendar

 

Other religious observances please refer to the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life at:

http://religiouslife.emory.edu/index.html

 

Throughout the weekend:

 

Free admission to Carlos Museum for Family Weekend attendees

 

Free WoodPec and SAAC admittance for Family Weekend attendees

 

Lost and Found and DUC information: DUC Ticket Desk, 404-727-8425

 

*For complete Family Weekend details, go to http://www.family.emory.edu/programs/family_weekend/schedule.html

 

 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

Friday, October 21

11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.: Family Weekend Information Desk, Dobbs University Coca-Cola Commons

11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.-DUCtoberfest “Day of the Living DUC!” (Dobbs University Center)

 

1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m., 2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m., 3:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m., 4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.:  Sessions

 

5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m.:  First Friday for Family Weekend, DUC Terraces

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.: Late Night @ Emory for Family Weekend. Eagle Family Fun Night.

 

Saturday, October 22

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Family Weekend Information Desk – DUC Coca-Cola Commons

10:00 a.m. GlobeMed's 5th Annual Zombie 5K-Lullwater Park.

10:00 a.m-11:30 a.m.: 11th Annual Legacy Brunch and Pinning Ceremony, MWAH

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.:  Admissions info session. Oxford Road Building

11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m., 2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.: Sessions

3:00 p.m.:  Vega Quartet Concert in Dobbs Hall Parlor.

4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.:  Clairmont Campus tours.

8:00 p.m.: Symphony Concert at the Schwartz Center

 

Sunday, October 23 

9:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. Catholic Mass, Cannon Chapel

11:00 a.m. Emory University Worship with The Rev. Kevin Crawford, Cannon Chapel

Glenn United Memorial Church calendar:  http://www.glennumc.org/calendar

Other religious observances please refer to the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life at:

http://religiouslife.emory.edu/index.html

                                                                                               

Website:  www.family.emory.edu

Additional information about authors Deborah Lipstadt, Gary Hauk and Ken Ono and book information:

Deborah Lipstadt: 

Condensed bio: Dr. Deborah E. Lipstadt is Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University in Atlanta. Her book History on Trial: My Day in Court with David Irving (Ecco/HarperCollins, 2005) is the story of her libel trial in London against David Irving, who sued her for calling him a Holocaust denier and right wing extremist. The book won the National Jewish Book Award and was a finalist for the Koret Book Award. As an historical consultant to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, she helped design the section of the Museum dedicated to the American Response to the Holocaust.

Lipstadt has been called upon by both President Bill Clinton and George W. Bush to represent the United States in several capacities. She has taught at University of Washington, UCLA and Occidental College in Los Angeles. In spring 2006 she was a Visiting Professor at the Gregorian Pontifical University in Rome. She received her B.A. from City College of New York and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Brandeis University.

For more info:  http://www.js.emory.edu/faculty/lipstadt.htm

Book info:  http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/history-on-trial-deborah-e-lipstadt/1007642331?ean=9780060593773

Gary Hauk: 

Condensed bio:  Gary S. Hauk is vice president and deputy to the president of Emory University. In October 2015 he was appointed Emory’s first official historian. He is the author of the most recent history of Emory, A Legacy of Heart and Mind: Emory Since 1836, and author of the centennial history of Emory’s Candler School of Theology, Religion and Reason Joined: Candler at One Hundred. He is co-editor of a collection of essays about Emory’s history, Where Courageous Inquiry Leads. Hauk earned his PhD in ethics from Emory’s Graduate Division of Religion and has BA and MA in English from Lehigh University and a Master in Divinity degree from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio.

For more info: http://news.emory.edu/stories/2015/10/upress_gary_hauk_emory_historian/campus.html

Book info:  https://www.amazon.com/Legacy-Heart-Mind-Emory-Since/dp/B0006RFUZ2/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1476823352&sr=1-1&keywords=gary+hauk

 

Ken Ono: 

Book info:  http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/ken+ono?_requestid=452844

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Felicia Lewis
404.727.5793
felicia.lewis@emory.edu