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For Faculty and Staff of Emory University
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
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PARTNERSHIP
Emory, state of Georgia collaborate on COVID-19 response
Rollins School of Public Health and the state of Georgia will embark on a new partnership to increase public health resources to combat the COVID-19 crisis, including placing public health professionals throughout the state.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff
Emory faculty and staff are frequently recognized for their work locally, nationally and internationally. Learn about recent accolades, including multiple leadership awards and honors from professional societies.

 

DISCOVERY
Research roundup: Recent grants and publications for Emory faculty and staff
Research is an integral part of Emory, from the sciences to the humanities. Here’s a sample of recent grant awards across campus along with newly published research findings.

RECOGNITION
Emory College grad honored with national leadership award
Katelyn Boisvert, a Woodruff Scholar who graduated in May, has been named Omicron Delta Kappa’s National Leader of the Year. She is the second Emory student in three years to win the leadership honor society’s top award.

 

PERSPECTIVES
Study seeks data to help students flourish during pandemic
Emory is one of five universities across the country collaborating on a study focused on narratives written by first-year college students from last fall about their experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

SCIENCE
Emory-led consortium explores brain and behavior, across the tree of life
The Simons Foundation awarded Emory scientists and their collaborators $2.5 million to develop new tools to study how the brain controls behavior in vertebrates. The consortium kicks off with a virtual symposium on Friday, June 26.

RESEARCH
COVID-19 research: Emory’s work spans the gamut, from bench to bedside
Within weeks after the pandemic began, researchers across a wide variety of disciplines at Emory University mobilized their resources and expertise to address various dimensions of COVID-19.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Stay informed: The new Emory Forward website serves as a hub for information and resources as the university community continues a phased-in return to campus. Visit regularly to view videos, gain self-care tips and explore Emory’s detailed health and safety plan.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Read Emory Healthcare's statement on resuming elective surgical and procedural services
Read Emory Healthcare's statement on resuming elective surgical and procedural services

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 healthy eating habits with Operation: Eat Right, continuing through July 12
Learn healthy eating habits with Operation: Eat Right, continuing through July 12

Camp Carlos goes online with 'Mythatronics!'  July 6-10
Camp Carlos goes online with 'Mythatronics!' July 6-10
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EMORY CLIMATE TALKS
 
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Webinar: 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. The free webinar will be Wednesday, June 17, at 3 p.m. Plus, watch a timelapse video of solar panel installation on Emory’s 1599 Clifton Road building.
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
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
Webinar Series: Rollins Takes Action 2020

 

Webinar Series: Rollins Takes Action 2020
In this first of a series of webinars hosted by Rollins School of Public Health, Emory researchers will discuss current research on the effects of excessive police violence on public health. Watch for details about additional sessions during the summer.
When: June 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom
Admission: Free; registration requested
Conversation with Richard Blanco: 'Belonging: Reflections on Identity, Exile and Home'

 

Conversation with Richard Blanco: 'Belonging: Reflections on Identity, Exile and Home'
Inagural poet Richard Blanco discusses the concept of belonging, in honor of LGBTQ+ Pride Month
When: June 24, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom
Admission: Free; registration requested
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
What do terms like systemic racism, microaggression and white fragility mean?

 

What do terms like systemic racism, microaggression and white fragility mean?
June 14 |  Andra Gillespie and Alyasah Sewell |  ABC News

Opinion: Renaissance of moral leadership needed now

 

Opinion: Renaissance of moral leadership needed now
June 13 |  Robert M. Franklin |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Voter turnout soared in Georgia despite massive primary day problems

 

Voter turnout soared in Georgia despite massive primary day problems
June 12 |  Alan Abramowitz |  NBC News
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