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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
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FOCUS ON CORONAVIRUS
 
CAMPUS
Get the latest coronavirus updates for the Emory community
Visit Emory’s central hub for information about COVID-19 daily for newly updated information and answers to common questions on topics ranging from health and support resources to classes, housing, travel, events, finances and other logistics as we all make this transition together.

 

RESEARCH
Emory among U.S. sites hosting new clinical trial for COVID-19 treatment
Emory will participate in an NIH-sponsored global clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of novel therapeutic agents in hospitalized adult patients diagnosed with COVID-19. The drug remdesivir is the first agent to be evaluated.

 

HEALTH CARE
Emory Healthcare to postpone elective surgeries and procedures
After significant review and consideration, Emory Healthcare will postpone all inpatient and outpatient elective surgical and procedural cases effective Monday, March 16, for two weeks, followed by week-to-week assessment.

 

CLASSROOM
CFDE provides faculty with resources for teaching remote courses
The Center for Faculty Development and Excellence offers multiple resources for faculty during the transition to remote learning. Visit the CFDE website for suggestions on modifying content and activities, a best practices compendium and more.

 

RESOURCES
Prepare now for a successful work-from-home setup
With many staff members transitioning to remote working in response to COVID-19, it’s important to prepare both mindsets and work spaces. Check out the advice Human Resources has to offer.
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MORE NEWS
 

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Graduate, professional schools ranked among best by U.S. News
Emory University's graduate and professional schools and programs are ranked among the best in the nation, according to analysis and surveys released in U.S. News and World Report's 2021 edition of “America's Best Graduate Schools” guide.

 

COLLABORATION
Winship multiple myeloma team awarded $5 million grant
Winship and researchers from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have received a five-year, $5 million grant from The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to improve adoptive cell therapies and develop the next generation of promising myeloma treatments for patients.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Be prepared: Libraries & Information Technology offers multiple workshops related to remote teaching, such as Zoom Practice Session, Canvas Essentials for Remote Teaching and Canvas Quiz Tool. See the training calendar to register for a session that fits your needs.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Keep up-to-date on shuttle schedules and parking services
Keep up-to-date on shuttle schedules and parking services

Emory Dining updates hours of operation during extended spring break
Emory Dining updates hours of operation during extended spring break
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EMORY EXPERTS ON COVID-19
 
Ships, planes and other spots are getting a 'deep clean.' What's that mean?

 

Ships, planes and other spots are getting a 'deep clean.' What's that mean?
March 17 |  Benjamin Lopman |  National Public Radio

Motivation: How to get it, keep it and use it, even during a pandemic when you may need it most

 

Motivation: How to get it, keep it and use it, even during a pandemic when you may need it most
March 17 |  Michael Treadway |  CNN

Panic-buying a natural reaction to uncertainty, behavioral experts say

 

Panic-buying a natural reaction to uncertainty, behavioral experts say
March 14 |  Nadine Kaslow |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Separate the sick from the healthy: Why social distancing works

 

Separate the sick from the healthy: Why social distancing works
March 13 |  Jay Steinberg |  NBC News

U.S. hospitals brace for 'tremendous strain' from new virus

 

U.S. hospitals brace for 'tremendous strain' from new virus
March 13 |  Bruce Ribner |  Associated Press
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