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For Faculty and Staff of Emory University
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
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BREAKTHROUGH
Emory develops blood test to determine antibody-responses to COVID-19
Emory scientists have developed a sensitive and specific diagnostic antibody blood test that will help determine antibody responses in people who have been infected by COVID-19.

 

INSIGHT
Franklin’s book on moral leadership explores urgent public need
Robert Franklin, Emory's James T. and Berta R. Laney Professor in Moral Leadership, has published his latest book, "Moral Leadership: Integrity, Courage, Imagination."

 

EDUCATION
Classes that click: Population health
For Dara Suschke, transitioning to remote learning has meant learning lessons in flexibility that will benefit her as a nurse. For professor Quyen Phan, it meant supplementing hands-on clinical training with comparable virtual activities. “Classes that Click” explores how Emory is adapting to remote learning.

 

COMMUNICATION
Ombuds Office continues to serve Emory community during remote learning
The university’s Ombuds Office is still serving the Emory community as a communication partner and bridge to other resources during this time of remote teaching, learning and working.

RESEARCH
Emory scientists work with NASA to map air pollution and impact on health
How can data from outer space be used to impact human health? Public health researchers at Emory are participating in a NASA mission seeking answers to that question.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Visit Emory's COVID-19 website for latest information and frequently asked questions
Visit Emory's COVID-19 website for latest information and frequently asked questions

Keep focused on health by joining Emory Recreation and Wellness for online classes and chats
Keep focused on health by joining Emory Recreation and Wellness for online classes and chats

Faculty: Submit your COACHE survey about academic life by Monday, April 20
Faculty: Submit your COACHE survey about academic life by Monday, April 20
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
University Senate Listening Session

 

University Senate Listening Session
Share your thoughts or concerns about university matters in this remote listening session for all Emory faculty, staff and students.
When: April 15, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Zoom
Admission: Free
Artist Talk with Manjari Sharma

 

Artist Talk with Manjari Sharma
Make yourself a cup of chai and join artist Manjari Sharma as she discusses her large-scale photographs of Hindu deities that are featured in the exhibition “Transcendent Deities of India: The Everyday Occurrence of the Divine.”
When: April 16, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Zoom or Facebook Live
Admission: Free
Webinar: "Faculty Balancing Student Support and Personal Stress"

 

Webinar: "Faculty Balancing Student Support and Personal Stress"
Learn about self-care strategies and academic resources that are available to help faculty manage pressures that come from their students, departments and individual expectations.
When: April 16, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom
Admission: Free; register to receive link
Piano Concert to Benefit Emory DRIVE

 

Piano Concert to Benefit Emory DRIVE
Enjoy performances by some of Emory’s piano students and donate to Emory’s DRIVE fund for EIDD-2801, an antiviral compound that shows promise as a potential treatment for COVID-19.
When: April 17, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Facebook Live
Admission: Free to listen; donations to DRIVE welcome
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EMORY EXPERTS ON COVID-19
 
Experience with Ebola helps Atlanta hospital handle coronavirus

 

Experience with Ebola helps Atlanta hospital handle coronavirus
April 13 |  Jonathan S. Lewin |  Today Show

COVID-19 has inflamed racism against Asian-Americans. Here's how to fight back.

 

COVID-19 has inflamed racism against Asian-Americans. Here's how to fight back.
April 11 |  Emily Liu |  CNN

Animal studies give hope to a future where a pill could prevent COVID-19 infection

 

Animal studies give hope to a future where a pill could prevent COVID-19 infection
April 10 |  George Painter |  ABC News

This is exactly how to wear a homemade mask safely

 

This is exactly how to wear a homemade mask safely
April 10 |  Marybeth Sexton |  Self

The farm-to-table connection comes undone

 

The farm-to-table connection comes undone
April 9 |  Mindy Goldstein |  New York Times
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