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EDUCATION
Classes that click: Physics for scientists and engineers
What happens when your Physics 152 class can’t meet on campus? Find out in the first edition of “Classes that Click,” a series showcasing how Emory is adapting courses to remote learning. Student Sarah Abdul-Ghani and faculty member Tom Bing share how they are finding success in the transition.

 

COLLABORATION
Emory Healthcare, Georgia Tech team up on rapid production of face shields
With supplies of medical personal protective equipment strained amid the COVID-19 outbreak, a cross-disciplinary team at Emory Healthcare and the Georgia Institute of Technology is working on a new effort to supply thousands of face shields to health care professionals on front lines.

 

INPUT
Faculty encouraged to complete survey to assess satisfaction with academic life at Emory
To deepen understanding of the faculty experience and assess faculty satisfaction on multiple dimensions, Emory faculty members are encouraged to complete the online COACHE survey by the extended deadline of April 20.

 

EXPERTISE
Academic health centers can help combat behavioral health problems
America is in the midst of a behavioral health crisis. Academic health centers can help lead the way to solutions that improve health and well-being, according to a new report from the Blue Ridge Academic Health Group.

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory College students win Goldwater Scholarships for math, science research
For the second year in a row, four Emory College students have won the nation’s top scholarship for undergraduates studying math, natural sciences and engineering. Pushkar Shinde, Krishna "Ananthu" Pucha, Kim Sharp and Taylor Dover all plan to pursue doctoral degrees.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Tips for working remotely: The Emory Alumni Association hosts alumna Vanessa Van Edwards during “Thriving With Remote Work,” a Facebook Live event on Friday, April 3, at noon. She’ll share tips on productivity, virtual communication strategies, self-care during social distancing and more.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Register for 'Writing and Scholarly Productivity During the Pandemic' webinar on April 7
Register for 'Writing and Scholarly Productivity During the Pandemic' webinar on April 7

Emory police explain how to prevent  'Zoom-bombing'
Emory police explain how to prevent 'Zoom-bombing'

Join Emory Fitness and Wellness for virtual workouts, health tips and online chats
Join Emory Fitness and Wellness for virtual workouts, health tips and online chats

Emory Continuing Education reschedules, revamps many classes for online; check out the latest offerings
Emory Continuing Education reschedules, revamps many classes for online; check out the latest offerings

Dooley’s Week shifts to online activities for 2020
Dooley’s Week shifts to online activities for 2020
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EMORY EXPERTS ON COVID-19
 
The real heroes in the fight against coronavirus

 

The real heroes in the fight against coronavirus
April 2 |  Letha Love |  CNN

We’re running out of face masks, but you can make one yourself

 

We’re running out of face masks, but you can make one yourself
April 1 |  Marybeth Sexton |  Vice

Why some states are resisting social distancing measures

 

Why some states are resisting social distancing measures
April 1 |  Ben Lopman |  Wired

Virus forces religions to improvise, isolate for holidays

 

Virus forces religions to improvise, isolate for holidays
March 31 |  Robert Franklin  |  Associated Press

Allergies vs. COVID, social distancing, is takeout safe?

 

Allergies vs. COVID, social distancing, is takeout safe?
March 31 |  Carlos del Rio |  WebMD
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