The Science Scene

Through Saturday, March 25
Atlanta Science Festival
"Atlanta Science Festival." Returning for its tenth year, the Atlanta Science Festival will feature 150 events across Atlanta, including many on the Emory campus, celebrating science, ranging from outdoor activities to learning about technological advances in robots and aircraft. The festival culminates on Saturday, March 25 with the Exploration Expo, a family friendly event featuring 75 interactive science booths hosted by scientists from local universities and other organizations.
Monday, March 27
"Can Wild Sounds Teach Us What It Means to be Human?" A talk by David Haskell, a biologist from the University of the South and the author of "Sounds Wild and Broken." The book explores the story of sound on Earth, celebrating the emergence, diversification and loss of the sounds of our world, including human music and language. At 2 pm in the seminar room of Emory's Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, or via Zoom.
Wednesday, March 29

"Racism: Public Health Crisis?" Physician Jonathan Metzl of Vanderbilt University is featured in a lunch and lecture co-sponsored by Goizueta Buiness School, Emory School of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health and the John Lewis Chair for Civil Rights and Social Justice. Metzl is the author of "Dying of Whiteness: How the Polictcs of Racial Resentment is Killing America's Heartland." At 11 am in person or via Zoom. Registration is required.

Saturday, April 1

"Science on Spiritual Health Symposium." Scientific and clinical collaborations in spiritual health and brain health at Emory University are poised to help transform the medical system's approach to mental and physical health. These developments will be explored at the Science on Spiritual Health Symposium 2023, a one-day event of international scope. From 8:30 am to 5:30 pm in the auditorium of the Woodruff Health Sciences Administration Building.

Thursday, April 6 

"Community Conversations: Emory Talks Climate Action." Emory University is undergoing a climate action and resilience assessment process led by the Emory Climate Action Task Force. To ensure the task force's work is informed by the entire community, a series of Community Conversations will connect students, faculty and staff across Emory and Oxford campuses. At 2 pm in Goizueta Foundation Center, W525.
Wednesday, April 12
"Addressing Bias Using Research." An Emory "MindMeet Mixer" will feature faculty from business, computer science, psychology and behavioral, social and health education science discussing how to reduce bias in scholarship. From 4 to 6 pm in the Emory Student Center's multi-use room 2. Registration required.

Friday to Saturday, April 14 to April 15

"Emory University Symposium on Biological Diversity." The symposium will include plenaries with panelists from Emory and other local schools, a student research showcase, a networking event, a screening of "Georgia's Dirty Little Secret" and more. At the Emory and Oxford campuses.

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