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Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020
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SCIENCE
'Firefly' imaging method zooms in on 'the forces within us'
Emory chemists have developed a new technique using tools made of luminescent DNA, lit up like fireflies, to visualize the mechanical forces of cells at the molecular level.

 

PERSPECTIVES
Anthony Fauci to join Emory experts for COVID-19 fireside chat
NIAID director Anthony Fauci will join Emory physicians Carlos del Rio and Colleen Kraft in a discussion of the latest COVID-19 news and research on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 2 p.m. via Facebook Live. Emory faculty member Sanjay Gupta will moderate. Learn more.

 

RESEARCH
Unexplained strokes, delayed symptoms recognition found in study on COVID-19 and ischemic stroke
In a case series study that explored the association of COVID-19 and acute ischemic stroke, Emory researchers observed higher-than-expected rates of unexplained or “cryptogenic” strokes, as well as delays in stroke presentations or symptom recognition.

 

RECOGNITION
Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff
Emory faculty and staff are frequently recognized for their work locally, nationally and internationally. Read a sampling of recent accolades, including awards for outstanding service and inclusion in “Best American Poetry.”

WELLNESS
Active Works invites employees to make the active choice
Healthy Emory encourages faculty and staff to add more movement to their day by taking the Active Works pledge and finding small ways to incorporate activity.
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Take Note
 
Oxford College tennis coach Pernilla Hardin inducted into Georgia Collegiate Hall of Fame
Oxford College tennis coach Pernilla Hardin inducted into Georgia Collegiate Hall of Fame

Catholic theologian Shawn Copeland to serve as Candler's 2020-2021 McDonald Chair
Catholic theologian Shawn Copeland to serve as Candler's 2020-2021 McDonald Chair

Faculty: Join a town hall on Sept. 25 about navigating Emory Libraries this semester
Faculty: Join a town hall on Sept. 25 about navigating Emory Libraries this semester
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

ICYMI: The Center for Ethics hosted a conversation with Ibram X. Kendi, New York Times bestselling author of "How to Be an Antiracist," on Sept. 16. Watch the replay as he speaks on our individual responsibility to create a more just and equitable society through the transformative concept of antiracism.
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Emory In The News
 
A COVID-19 vaccine for children may not arrive before fall 2021

 

A COVID-19 vaccine for children may not arrive before fall 2021
Sept. 21 |  Evan Anderson |  New York Times

Gasping for air: Autopsies reveal troubling effects of lethal injection

 

Gasping for air: Autopsies reveal troubling effects of lethal injection
Sept. 21 |  Mark Edgar and Joel Zivot |  National Public Radio

Spending more at grocery store lately? Experts explain what’s keeping prices so high

 

Spending more at grocery store lately? Experts explain what’s keeping prices so high
Sept. 21 |  Doug Bowman |  WSB-TV Channel 2
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Featured Events
 
"Environmental Disparities and COVID-19: Contribution and Consequences"

 

"Environmental Disparities and COVID-19: Contribution and Consequences"
In this next installment of Rollins Takes Action 2020, hear panelists discuss environmental disparities in relation to COVID-19.
When: Sept. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
"COVID-19: The Pandemic That Never Should Have Happened"

 

"COVID-19: The Pandemic That Never Should Have Happened"
Journalist and Emory senior fellow Maryn McKenna speaks with author Debora MacKenzie in this first installment of the Health and the Human Experience author Q&A series.
When: Sept. 24, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
Virtual Concert with Junction Trio

 

Virtual Concert with Junction Trio
In a virtual concert produced exclusively for Schwartz Center audiences, three visionary artists who are internationally recognized on their own come together as an eclectic new ensemble with piano, violin and cello.
When: Sept. 25, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
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