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Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020
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IMPACT
Remembering the humanity and philanthropy of R. Randall Rollins
The legacy of R. Randall Rollins, the visionary businessman and philanthropist who passed away last month, will extend far into the future, carried by the public health leaders, physicians, theologians and others who benefitted from his investments in Emory.

 

INSIGHT
Ibram X. Kendi featured in Emory webcast, 'How to Be an Antiracist'
American historian Ibram X. Kendi, a key voice in the conversation about race in America, will be featured in a special live webcast Thursday, Sept. 16, with Emory historian and moderator Carol Anderson.

 

SAFETY
Learn about Emory resources during National Preparedness Month
September is National Preparedness Month. Find out what you should do to be ready for different types of emergencies that could occur on campus.

CLASSROOM
Professors become students to prepare dynamic remote instruction
More than 800 undergraduate faculty completed intensive training in online course design and teaching to prepare for fall semester. Learn about their creative approaches, from home lab kits in chemistry to digital “movie trailers” to help students connect concepts in American Studies.
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Take Note
 
Register for Rollins Takes Action webinar 'Race, Racism and Health' on Sept. 11
Register for Rollins Takes Action webinar 'Race, Racism and Health' on Sept. 11

Sign up for 'Refresh From Stress: 30-Day Inspiration' during October; registration opens Sept. 14
Sign up for 'Refresh From Stress: 30-Day Inspiration' during October; registration opens Sept. 14

Applications for Office of Sustainability's funding opportunities open until Sept. 28
Applications for Office of Sustainability's funding opportunities open until Sept. 28

University self-evaluations due by Oct. 15; learn more and sign in to complete yours
University self-evaluations due by Oct. 15; learn more and sign in to complete yours
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Emory In The News
 
Doctors offer guide for teaching the health effects of climate change in medical residency

 

Doctors offer guide for teaching the health effects of climate change in medical residency
Sept. 10 |  Rebecca Philipsborn |  STAT

The great vaccine race: Inside the unprecedented scramble to immunize the world against COVID-19

 

The great vaccine race: Inside the unprecedented scramble to immunize the world against COVID-19
Sept. 9 |  Evan Anderson and Carol Kelly |  TIME

Emory marketing professor on the power of social media advertising in politics

 

Emory marketing professor on the power of social media advertising in politics
Sept. 9 |  David Schweidel |  Georgia Public Broadcasting

A doctor’s open apology to those fighting overweight and obesity

 

A doctor’s open apology to those fighting overweight and obesity
Sept. 8 |  J. David Prologo |  The Conversation
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DECATUR BOOK FESTIVAL
 
"Crime Fiction Down South"

 

"Crime Fiction Down South"
History professor Carl Suddler moderates as award-winning novelists Tom Mullen, Attica Locke and S.A. Cosby discuss their hard-hitting crime novels set in Georgia, Texas and Virginia.
When: Sept. 14, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
"African American Poetry"

 

"African American Poetry"
Poet Kevin Young will take part in a conversation about the range of voices in African American poetry, both in his own writings and as a scholar working on the anthology “African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song.”
When: Sept. 22, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
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More Events
 
Beethoven Violin and Cello Sonatas

 

Beethoven Violin and Cello Sonatas
The Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta continues its celebration of Beethoven's 250th birthday with a performance of his Cello Sonata No. 3 and Violin Sonata No. 7.
When: Sept. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Emory Climate Talks Webinar

 

Emory Climate Talks Webinar
Tune in as representatives from the City of Atlanta’s Department of Watershed Management speak on "First Publicly Offered Environmental Impact Bond and City’s Efforts on Stormwater and Urban Resilience.”
When: Sept. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Candler in Conversation: "How Do We Find Balance?"

 

Candler in Conversation: "How Do We Find Balance?"
Watch a special two-part series focused on spiritual, emotional and physical health, with guests addressing essential questions while providing reflections and helpful strategies from their unique perspectives.
When: Sept. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online; Facebook Live
Admission: Free
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