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Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020
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CREATIVITY
Emory faculty, students join forces with Atlanta artists to explore social justice
The new Emory University Arts and Social Justice Fellowship pairs six Atlanta artists with classes ranging from business to biology to design creative projects that reflect on racial or other inequities and explore how artistic expression can inspire change.

 

ACCOMPLISHMENT
Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff
Emory faculty and staff are frequently recognized for their work locally, nationally and internationally. The following is a sampling of recent accolades, including appointments to professional boards and awards for outstanding research and teaching.

 

RECOGNITION
Emory receives high rankings in latest Princeton Review survey
From best college dorms, libraries and lab facilities to overall quality of life, Emory University ranks highly in a wide range of categories in the Princeton Review’s 29th annual edition of “The Best 386 Colleges” guide.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory experts to discuss COVID-19 health concerns among minorities
Minority populations are among those most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Emory experts will discuss concerns among these groups during two free webinars on Aug. 27 and Aug. 29.

FACULTY
'Building Resilience' a timely capstone to Bobbi Patterson’s Emory career
Bobbi Patterson has long studied how to reframe breakdowns and burnouts as opportunities, leading to her new book, "Building Resilience." With changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and her own retirement, she’s practicing her own advice.
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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
 
Emory police chief discusses commitment to serve and protect the community
Emory police chief discusses commitment to serve and protect the community

Applications and nominations for Emory leadership programs are open until Sept. 11
Applications and nominations for Emory leadership programs are open until Sept. 11

Get some green to back your green efforts: apply for an OSI incentive grant by Sept. 28
Get some green to back your green efforts: apply for an OSI incentive grant by Sept. 28

Here's how to safely use Pitts Library as fall semester begins
Here's how to safely use Pitts Library as fall semester begins
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Emory In The News
 
College students prepare to head back home a week into classes as coronavirus cases on campus climb

 

College students prepare to head back home a week into classes as coronavirus cases on campus climb
Aug. 25 |  Carlos del Rio |  CNBC

CDC: Prison COVID-19 cases undercounted without mass testing

 

CDC: Prison COVID-19 cases undercounted without mass testing
Aug. 21 |  Anne Spaulding |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

What you need to know if you plan to fly on an airplane during COVID-19

 

What you need to know if you plan to fly on an airplane during COVID-19
Aug. 20 |  Henry Wu |  Healthline
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Featured Events
 
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
AntiquiTEA Discussion

 

AntiquiTEA Discussion
Learn about the conception of Vishnu in the Hindu pantheon and his role, illustrated by works in the “Transcendent Deities: The Everyday Occurrence of the Divine” exhibition and the Carlos Museum's permanent collection.
When: Sept. 1, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration requested
Virtual Book Club: "Antisemitism: Here and Now"

 

Virtual Book Club: "Antisemitism: Here and Now"
Hear acclaimed historian Deborah Lipstadt discuss her book and share her responses to questions related to the past decade's uptick in antisemitic rhetoric and incidents.
When: Sept. 3, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration requested
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