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Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020
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STUDENTS
Meet the Class of 2024
Eager to begin their Emory experience, members of the Class of 2024 launched their academic journeys this week, prepared to embrace the adventure of college life — even as they know that it will be a year like no other.

 

DISCOVERY
Seasonal flu vaccinations don’t 'stick' long-term in bone marrow
A study from Emory Vaccine Center provides insights into why the boost in immunity from seasonal flu vaccination lasts for months but not years, unlike some childhood vaccinations.

 

NATURE
Study shows how a single gene drives aggression in wild songbirds
Emory neuroscientists show the evolutionary role of a “supergene” at the molecular level, and provide a rare look at how genomic divergence can lead to behavioral divergence in a vertebrate.

 

RESEARCH
Patients battling opioid addiction in central Appalachia face issues accessing drug treatment
Despite its proven effectiveness as a treatment for opioid use disorders, buprenorphine is not reaching patients in central Appalachia, the epicenter of the opioid crisis in the U.S., according to investigators from Rollins School of Public Health.
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PHOTO GALLERY
 
First day of classes
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Welcome back! Aug. 19 marked the first day of classes for Emory's undergraduate students, with new health and safety protocols in place for those who are learning on campus.
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COMMUNITY COMPACT
 
Emory Insider

 

Working together for a safer campus community: Emory calls on all faculty, staff and students to recognize our responsibility to one another through the observance of community health standards. Read the Faculty and Staff Community Compact.
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Take Note
 
Dane Peterson named president of Emory Healthcare
Dane Peterson named president of Emory Healthcare

Complete the onboarding process if you'll be on campus during fall semester; learn more and check your progress
Complete the onboarding process if you'll be on campus during fall semester; learn more and check your progress

You still have time to complete healthy actions to earn medical plan incentives
You still have time to complete healthy actions to earn medical plan incentives
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Emory In The News
 
'We have her back': Harris' rise follows generations of organizing by Black women

 

'We have her back': Harris' rise follows generations of organizing by Black women
Aug. 20 |  Pearl Dowe |  National Public Radio

What to know about COVID-19 tests, from PCR to antigen to antibody

 

What to know about COVID-19 tests, from PCR to antigen to antibody
Aug. 20 |  Aneesh Mehta |  TIME

Emory University program combines art and critical thinking

 

Emory University program combines art and critical thinking
Aug. 19 |  Carlton Mackey and Paul Root Wolpe |  WABE 90.1 FM
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Featured Events
 
Introduction to Zotero

 

Introduction to Zotero
Learn quick and easy ways to use Zotero to save references and create bibliographies.
When: Aug. 25, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration requested
Academic Production Team Drop-In

 

Academic Production Team Drop-In
Drop in to ask the Academic Production Team your questions about online video etiquette, lighting, audio, equipment, storyboarding, flipped classroom projects, graphic design, visual aids and other media-related needs.
When: Aug. 26, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration requested
Emory Climate Talks

 

Emory Climate Talks
Arunabha Ghosh, chief executive officer for the Council on Energy, Environment and Water, speaks on “Risks, Resilience, Rejuvenation: The Case for Shifting Sustainability from the Margin to the Mainstream.”
When: Aug. 27, 9:45 a.m.
Where: Onilne
Admission: Free
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