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Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020
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COMMUNITY
Emory responds to coronavirus with empathy, support
"The outbreak of the novel coronavirus is a reminder of how connected we are as a global community," notes President Claire E. Sterk, emphasizing Emory's support for Chinese students, researchers and faculty who are concerned for friends and family back home.

 

RESEARCH
Emory, collaborators testing antiviral drug as potential treatment for coronaviruses
An antiviral compound, discovered here, is being developed by Drug Innovation Ventures at Emory to potentially treat the new coronavirus currently spreading around the globe.

 

RESOURCES
Review safety steps during Severe Weather Awareness Week
February 3-7 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia. Learn about steps you can take to be prepared in case of emergencies, such as downloading Emory’s safety app, LiveSafe.

 

ACTIVITIES
February: 10 free things to do at Emory
Fill your month learning about love, chilling to cool jazz and hearing authors read their works. Plus, celebrate Black History Month or attend the 15th annual Sacred Harp Sing — all for free.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Register to attend Feb. 10 'Feast of Words' celebrating Emory authors
Register to attend Feb. 10 'Feast of Words' celebrating Emory authors

Registration open for "Close Escapes: Four Poets on Leaving Georgia" seminar series
Registration open for "Close Escapes: Four Poets on Leaving Georgia" seminar series

Explore the evolution of technology at Woodruff Library's "Born Digital: From Kilobytes to Terabytes" exhibit
Explore the evolution of technology at Woodruff Library's "Born Digital: From Kilobytes to Terabytes" exhibit
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Be informed: The Emory Alumni Association hosted a Facebook live event on Friday, Jan. 31, featuring Dr. Carlos del Rio answering questions about the current coronavirus strain. You can watch it here if you weren't able to tune in on Friday.
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In the News
 
Even with insurance, fewer Americans seeing primary care providers

 

Even with insurance, fewer Americans seeing primary care providers
Feb. 3 |  Kimberly Rask |  Reuters

Atlanta influences everything

 

Atlanta influences everything
Jan. 31 |  Tayari Jones |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Citing ‘soul of our democracy,’ pastor of Dr. King’s church enters Senate race

 

Citing ‘soul of our democracy,’ pastor of Dr. King’s church enters Senate race
Jan. 30 |  Andra Gillespie |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
Cooking Demo: From Murdy Kitchen to Master Chef

 

Cooking Demo: From Murdy Kitchen to Master Chef
Join alum Farhan Momin for a live cooking demonstration and the story of his journey as a practicing dentist and accomplished chef, including competing on "Master Chef."
When: Feb. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College Student Center
Admission: Free
Human Health on Film Series: "The King's Speech"

 

Human Health on Film Series: "The King's Speech"
Come watch “The King’s Speech” with Chris Eagle (Human Health) and January LaVoy (Theater). The screening is part of the Embodied series of events celebrating connections between human health and the arts.
When: Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Elizabeth Pastan on "The History of the Gothic Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris"
When: Feb. 5, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "A Raisin in the Sun"
When: Feb. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Symposium: The Science of Love
When: Feb. 6, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "J.E.S.U.S.A."
When: Feb. 6, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Bob Mintzer with the Gary Motley Trio
When: Feb. 7, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $20 general admission; Emory faculty, staff and students are eligible for a discount
 
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Performance: Emory Dance Alumni Showcase
When: Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Jazz Fest 2020 Big Band Night
When: Feb. 8, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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