Bi-Weekly Newsletter

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Heads Up!

The Campus-wide Recycling Competition is Happening!

Through November, Emory buildings and residence halls are competing to see who can recycle the most! The building winner will receive $300 to spend on dedicated recycling equipment for their building. Visit here for more information and here for the OrgSync page.

This Week is International Education Week!

This is a week of cultural experiences that is celebrated at universities worldwide to celebrate, promote, and honor the benefits of international education and exchange. Visit here for more information on events!

Get Caught "Recycling Green-Handed"

During America Recycles Week, November 15-21, get caught "Recycling Green-Handed". If you're see in the act of recycling or composting, you could be eligible for a $5 coupon from Emory Dining!

Try Something New: Rock Climb for FREE!

Monday, Nov. 16th, 4:30pm to Tuesday, Dec. 8th, 8:30pm


No experience is necessary, and all gear is provided! The wall will be open through December 8th.

Monday-Thursday: 4:30-8:30PM

Fridays: 4:30-6:30PM

Fit for Food

Monday, Nov. 16th, 8am to Tuesday, Nov. 24th, 6pm


Take any group fitness class at the WPEC or SAAC for FREE when you bring a canned good or non-perishable item! See the full group schedule here. Questions? E-mail Brandon Fain.

Group Fitness Pass SALE!

Now through Fall '15. All fitness classes included!

$10 for students, $20 for members.

Membership offices on 2nd floor of WPEC and main lobby of SAAC.

The Great American Smokeout

Thursday, Nov. 19th, 12am

This is an online event.

Current smokes can pledge to try quitting on the official quit day. Non-smokers can also take a pledge to give up one of their own unhealthy habits to show support for their friends and colleagues who are trying to quit tobacco. Go here to pledge today!

Anyone who takes the pledge by noon on the 19th, whether they are a smoker or non-smoker, will be entered into a drawing to win 1 of 2 Fitbit Zips

What's Due?

Global Couches

Thursday, Nov. 19th, 11am-3pm

This is an online event.

Are you an international student? Want to talk about your country? volunteer for GlobalCouches for International Education week!

If interested, contact Natalie Cruz at

Upcoming Events

Emory Recycles Surplus Properties $5 Sale

Monday, Nov. 16th, 9am to Saturday, Nov. 21st, 5pm

Surplus Store at the Briarcliff Campus

Global Salon @ Emory

Monday, Nov. 16th, 5:30pm

Center for Women Lounge

Are you passionate about women's issues around the globe? Join us as we come together to share our interests and build a community! Food will be served. For more information, contact

How to Build Companies and Revitalize Cities through Entrepreneurship

Monday, Nov. 16th, 6-7:30pm

Chemistry Building | Room 260

A workshop on how to be a great startup employee presented by Venture for America and Emory Entrepreneurship & Venture Management (EEVM). Learn more about how to make a great first impression at your first job, what it's like to work at a startup, and more! ALL MAJORS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND!

Navigating Life in the U.S. without Losing Your Cultural Values

Monday, Nov. 16th, 6:30pm

Callaway C101

Succeeding at Emory and in the U.S. is not always an easy process when you come from a different cultural background and experience. Sometimes students feel that they need to "integrate" or accept American cultural norms to be successful, but in turn sacrifice some of their culture and values. Please join us for this panel of international students and alumni to discuss this important topic and learn from each other!

LGBT Study Abroad Panel

Tuesday, Nov. 17th, 7pm

Harland Cinema

Panelists will be sharing their past experiences as LGBT students while studying abroad. This panel will discuss how to navigate throughs paces as queer students and how it is challenging. If you're anxious about going abroad because of your identity, this panel is right for you!

Emory Cycling Town Hall

Wednesday, Nov. 18th, 5-6:30pm

White Hall 102

An open meeting bringing together everyone at Emory interested in cycling, with a view to improving communications, advocacy, and coordination between cyclists and cycling sympathizers.

Finding Internships in Arts & Entertainment | The Career Center Networking Night

Wednesday, Nov. 18th, 6pm

Anthropology Building | Room 303

SAB Student-Alumni Trivia Night

Wednesday, Nov. 18th, 6:30-8:30pm

Center for Ethics | Room 102

Mingle with some great alumni and other Emory students for a fun night of trivia. Free food, beer (for those who are 21+), and laughs are included. An iPad Mini will be awarded as the grand prize!

The Real World - Emory University School of Medicine

Wednesday, Nov. 18th, 7pm

SAAC Room 312

Interested in a future career in medicine? Come chat with 3 Emory alumni who currently attend Emory School of Medicine and find out what their life is really like.

Lunch and Learn (Electronic Smoking Devices)

Thursday, Nov. 19th, 12pm

Cladia Nance Rollins Building, Room 6001

What we know and don't know: an overview of electronic smoking devices (i.e., electronic cigarettes, pipes, hookah) and prevalence rates among youth and adults.

Register here by November 18th!

Trans Day of Rememrance

Thursday, Nov. 19th, 6pm

Little Chapel in the Church School Building next to Glenn Memorial Church

Hosted by the Office of LGBT Life. We will remember victims of transphobic violence and learn more about how to make Emory a safer and more inclusive campus.

International Student Thanksgiving Dinner

Thursday, Nov. 19th, 7pm

Brooks Commons @ Cannon Chapel

Come and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner on Emory Campus! Food, drink, and dessert included! Email with questions.

RSVP required: RSVP

Life 101 Series Presents: How to Network

Thursday, Nov. 19th, 7-9pm

SAAC Classrooms

Meet alumni from various backgrounds and get advice on tips and tricks of networking. Register today! FREE refreshments provided.

Extra 2015 Flu Shot (Influenza Vaccination) Event

Friday, Nov. 20th, 10am-2pm

DUC 338

Emory Student Health Services is offering an additional, convenient flu-shot event. Flu shots are $30 for students ($34 for the intradermal flu vaccine). Many insurances companies will reimburse all or part of the vaccine cost and flu shots are covered 100% for students on the Emory/Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan.

Please bring your Emory student ID and insurance card with you when you get a flu shot.

Saudi Arabia Celebration

Friday, Nov. 20th, 12pm

DUC Coke Commons

For the last couple of weeks of November, the Office of International Student Life will be celebrating Saudi Arabia! Come and experience Saudi Arabian coffee and culture with us!

Volunteer Trip to the Oxford Farm

Friday, Nov. 20th, 1-5:30pm

Oxford Farm

Come volunteer at the Oxford Farm! Participants will leave the Atlanta campus at 1pm and arrive at the farm around 1:45pm. Volunteers will help for about 2 hours, and then return to main campus by around 5:30PM. Those interested should e-mail RSVP to here.