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Tuesday, May 19, 2020
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CONNECTIONS
How family stories help children weather hard times
Stories of family members who persevered through difficult times and maintained loving bonds reassure children that their family will also find a way through tough situations, says psychologist Robyn Fivush. Learn tips for telling family stories.

 

EVENT
Staff Fest 2020 finds success online
Staff Fest on May 15 looked entirely different this year because of the online format, but the spirit and the theme, “Stronger Together,” were clearly evident. See photos and read the recap, including trivia and fun run/walk winners.

 

SCIENCE
New HIV vaccine shows promise among primates
Emory researchers have shown a new HIV vaccine better prevents infection and lasts longer, shielding subjects even a year after vaccination. It targets an area of the immune system that is ignored by most current vaccines.

CREATIVITY
Children's book contest winners address facts, emotions surrounding pandemic
Through engaging stories with charming illustrations, winners of the Emory Global Health Institute’s e-book competition help kids ages 6-9 understand the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

RECOGNITION
Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff
Learn about some recent accolades faculty and staff have received for their work locally, nationally and internationally.

 

DISCOVERY
Research roundup: Recent grants and publications
Research is an integral part of Emory, from the sciences to the humanities. Here’s a sample of recent grant awards and some newly-published research findings.

EDUCATION
Classes that click: a semester to remember
Staying focused on academics amidst the COVID-19 pandemic brought lessons during class times and beyond. As Emory moves into remote learning for summer courses, faculty and students reflect on what they learned this spring.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Take time to thank an Emory faculty or staff member with new web-based tool
Take time to thank an Emory faculty or staff member with new web-based tool

Browse the Carlos Museum's 'Wrapped Up in Reading' list for summer book choices
Browse the Carlos Museum's 'Wrapped Up in Reading' list for summer book choices

Office of Sustainability Initiatives releases 2019 energy and utilities report
Office of Sustainability Initiatives releases 2019 energy and utilities report
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COVID-19 UPDATES
 
Emory Insider

 

Coronavirus and our community: Emory is closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak to protect students, faculty, staff and visitors. See the latest coronavirus updates, including answers to frequently asked questions and resources if you need support.
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Daily Refresh with FSAP

 

Daily Refresh with FSAP
Take a few minutes to refresh and unwind. Join one of the final 15-minute sessions of the semester.
When: May 20, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Zoom
Admission: Free
Webinar: Meet Your Teen

 

Webinar: Meet Your Teen
Explore the profound physical, emotional and intellectual changes teens experience and how different parenting styles impact the maturing teen.
When: May 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
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EMORY EXPERTS ON COVID-19
 
Why does COVID-19 steal your sense of taste and smell?

 

Why does COVID-19 steal your sense of taste and smell?
May 18 |  Maria Sundaram |  WXIA-TV 11 Alive

CDC essential to controlling COVID-19, rebuilding economy

 

CDC essential to controlling COVID-19, rebuilding economy
May 16 |  James Curran, William Foege, Jeffrey Koplan and Claire E. Sterk |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Researchers try combining remdesivir with a second drug to deliver a "one-two punch" to virus

 

Researchers try combining remdesivir with a second drug to deliver a "one-two punch" to virus
May 16 |  Aneesh Mehta |  CBS Evening News

New evidence suggests COVID-19 patients on ventilators usually survive

 

New evidence suggests COVID-19 patients on ventilators usually survive
May 15 |  Craig Coopersmith |  National Public Radio

Is it safe for my family to exercise with face masks?

 

Is it safe for my family to exercise with face masks?
May 14 |  Sarah Fankhauser  |  Parents
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