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Thursday, June 11, 2020
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CAMPUS
Emory announces plans for fall semester
Students will return to Emory this fall for an on-campus experience that pairs the university’s acclaimed academic programs with extensive new safety protocols and an adjusted semester schedule with options for both in-person and online learning.

 

LEADERSHIP
Message from President Claire E. Sterk and President-elect Gregory L. Fenves
President Sterk and President-elect Fenves discuss how the fall will bring “a different kind of semester, one filled with changes and choices, with new ways to connect and build relationships,” but will “still be a uniquely Emory experience.”

 

INFORMATION
New ‘Emory Forward’ website offers resources, updates
The new Emory Forward website serves as a hub for information as the university community continues a phased-in return to campus. View videos, gain self-care tips and explore Emory’s detailed health and safety plan.
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SUPPORT
Emory community unites against racist violence
From the Emory Quadrangle to hospitals to homes around the world, thousands of members of the Emory community came together Friday to protest racist violence and recommit to working for a more just future.

 

RECOGNITION
'Your Fantastic Mind' television series nominated for five Emmy Awards
"Your Fantastic Mind," a television series partnership between the Emory Brain Health Center and Georgia Public Broadcasting, has been recognized with five Emmy nominations from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Southeast Chapter.

 

RESEARCH
Emory expert provides insight on pregnancy during the pandemic
Denise Jamieson, whose research focuses on emerging infectious diseases during pregnancy, says much remains to be learned about the effects of coronavirus on pregnant women and their newborns.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Need more work schedule flexibility this summer? Consider voluntary leave or reduced hours options
Need more work schedule flexibility this summer? Consider voluntary leave or reduced hours options

Check out 10 easy ways to celebrate #PrideInPlace this month, from Emory's Office of LGBT Life
Check out 10 easy ways to celebrate #PrideInPlace this month, from Emory's Office of LGBT Life

Learn something new with summer classes from Emory Continuing Education
Learn something new with summer classes from Emory Continuing Education
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Webinar: 'Emory Climate Talks'

 

Webinar: 'Emory Climate Talks'
Learn from the founder of Cherry Street Energy how the built environment of the future will incorporate renewable power on every structure that can support it.
When: June 17, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration requested
Webinar: 'Traveling in Light of COVID-19'

 

Webinar: 'Traveling in Light of COVID-19'
Do you have cabin fever? Are you confused about travel restrictions? Henry Wu of the Travel Well Clinic at Emory shares advice on how travelers can protect themselves.
When: June 18, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Facebook Page
Admission: Free; registration requested
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
The biggest psychological experiment in history is running now

 

The biggest psychological experiment in history is running now
June 9 |  Carol Worthman |  Scientific American

'Corporate America has failed black America'

 

'Corporate America has failed black America'
June 6 |  Dorothy Brown |  New York Times

To win justice for George Floyd, we need the rage that abolished slavery

 

To win justice for George Floyd, we need the rage that abolished slavery
June 5 |  Jericho Brown |  The Guardian
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