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For Faculty and Staff of Emory University
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
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COMMITMENT
On the front lines of COVID-19: An Emory ER doctor's personal sacrifices
Despite having to keep isolated from his family, including a newborn daughter, Emory physician Justin Schrager soldiers on to treat COVID-19 patients and flatten the curve.

 

RESEARCH
Mathematicians unite faculty, students and countries to fight COVID-19
After campus closed, Emory mathematician Alessandro Veneziani and colleagues launched an Emory student contest to create mathematical models that might yield useful data for controlling the pandemic.

 

HEALTH
Baby monitors serve as new communication tool in Emory ICUs
Baby monitors are being used in new ways at Emory Healthcare, linking ICU staff members with each other, while also providing a special connection for COVID-19 patients and their family members.

CAMPUS
Virtual Town Hall explores community questions, Emory’s next steps
Questions about Emory's ongoing work and future plans to navigate the "new normal" of a global pandemic were the focus of a community town hall on Friday, April 24 — an online event that drew more than 3,600 participants.

 

EDUCATION
Classes that click: The making of modern South Africa
Although Michelle Mugo had not envisioned completing her senior year from home, her takeaways include lessons in adapting to change that will help carry her through life. History professor Clifton Crais believes the pandemic can help us become better teachers, students and citizens.

 

COMMUNITY
'Science of Grief' web event will explore pandemic themes of loss, hope
Emory faculty and health care providers will explore the “Science of Grief” through their research, treatment and care, and art. The April 29 program is hosted by Science Gallery, a network of eight university sites worldwide.

ARTS
Distanced dance: Making the move to remote learning
Transitioning to remote learning posed challenges for all Emory faculty and students, but especially those in the performing arts. A little extra creativity and a mindset of generosity helped make it work.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Say thanks: Share a note of encouragement or thanks to faculty, residents, fellows and all of the heroes in our Emory community and beyond who are working on the front lines of COVID-19. Show your appreciation and help spread some positivity by submitting a note through “Thank an Emory Health Hero.”
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TAKE NOTE
 
Candler webinar series continues with "Facing the Fear of Scarcity" on April 29
Candler webinar series continues with "Facing the Fear of Scarcity" on April 29

How has work changed for you? Please take a 5-minute remote work survey from Georgia Commute Options
How has work changed for you? Please take a 5-minute remote work survey from Georgia Commute Options

Submit eligible expenses for 2019 Healthcare Flexible Spending Account reimbursement by May 15
Submit eligible expenses for 2019 Healthcare Flexible Spending Account reimbursement by May 15
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PHOTO GALLERY
 
Denim Day 2020
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The Emory community participated in Denim Day on April 22, an annual event intended to show support for ending sexual violence. Although the event was not in person as in years past, many students, staff and others submitted photos of their participation.
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Workshop: "If We Can Track (Most) Everything, What Should We Do with the Data?"

 

Workshop: "If We Can Track (Most) Everything, What Should We Do with the Data?"
Behavioral data sets have more accuracy, dimensionality, diversity and size than ever before. Join 8 experts who discuss theoretical frameworks to inform our understanding of these data sets and suggest new experiments to perform.
When: April 30, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Zoom; registration requested
Admission: Free
COVID-19: What You Need to Know

 

COVID-19: What You Need to Know
Join Emory infectious disease expert Carlos del Rio as he answers your latest questions about COVID-19.
When: April 30, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Facebook Live
Admission: Free
Virtual Cooking Demonstration

 

Virtual Cooking Demonstration
Learn how to cook cilantro jalapeño chicken with Master Chef Farhan Momin, an Oxford and Emory College alumnus.
When: April 30, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom
Admission: Free
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EMORY EXPERTS ON COVID-19
 
Antibody tests can't yet say who's immune to COVID-19, but they can show who's at risk

 

Antibody tests can't yet say who's immune to COVID-19, but they can show who's at risk
April 27 |  Marybeth Sexton |  NBC

Governors, facing pressures on all sides, weigh reopening their states

 

Governors, facing pressures on all sides, weigh reopening their states
April 26 |  Carlos del Rio |  New York Times

Health systems working together to combat COVID

 

Health systems working together to combat COVID
April 25 |  Jonathan S. Lewin |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

He signed up for a coronavirus vaccine trial using a method that's never been used in humans. Here's why.

 

He signed up for a coronavirus vaccine trial using a method that's never been used in humans. Here's why.
April 25 |  Sean Doyle |  CNN

We need a better understanding of the human costs of our containment efforts for COVID-19

 

We need a better understanding of the human costs of our containment efforts for COVID-19
April 25 |  Jim Lavery |  The Hill
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