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Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020
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PARTNERSHIP
Emory, Hazelden Betty Ford unite to create Addiction Alliance of Georgia
With needs for substance use treatment growing amid the pandemic, Emory Healthcare and the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation will collaborate and engage community partners throughout Georgia to advance addiction-related clinical care, education and research.

 

HEALTH
Emory employees have multiple options for free flu shots
Getting a flu shot is even more critical this year because of the added complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out about options available to Emory faculty and staff.

 

CLASSES THAT CLICK
Lights, cameras, action: Theater audition course adjusts to new demands
When stage lights dimmed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a narrowly focused course preparing students for a theater conference transformed into a master class in auditioning.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory Votes Initiative encourages eligible voters to get involved
Emory celebrated National Voter Registration Day with a virtual voter registration event designed to share inspiration, information and resources to help you find your "path to the polls."

 

RESEARCH
High antiviral antibody levels may herald pediatric COVID-19 complication
Measuring antiviral antibody levels in blood may distinguish children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C), which appears to be a serious but rare complication of SARS-CoV-2 infection.

ENVIRONMENT
Solar energy conversion focus of Emory chemist’s new research
Emory scientists will search for a way to convert sunlight into storable and transportable fuels as part of a multi-institutional research group receiving a $40 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.
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Take Note
 
Staff training series offers courses on remote work, preventing burnout, customer service and more
Staff training series offers courses on remote work, preventing burnout, customer service and more

Register for 'Power of Attorney and Advanced Directives' webinar on Oct. 19
Register for 'Power of Attorney and Advanced Directives' webinar on Oct. 19
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'YOUR FANTASTIC MIND'
 
Emory Insider

 

Learn about your brain and how it works: Watch episode 3 of the "Your Fantastic Mind" television series as Emory experts investigate the science of stress and how to reduce it, especially in the age of COVID. Then tune in to GPB on Monday, Sept. 28, at 8 p.m. for a special episode and panel discussion focused on the opioid epidemic.
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Featured Events
 
"Climate Change and the Neglected Tropical Diseases: The Next Epidemic"

 

"Climate Change and the Neglected Tropical Diseases: The Next Epidemic"
Hear about climate change, its impact on neglected tropical diseases and what this could mean for the next epidemic.
When: Sept. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
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
"are we democracy?... we the people"

 

"are we democracy?... we the people"
The Emory Dance Program presents a virtual Creativity Conversation with Jawole Willa Jo Zollar of Urban Bush Women. Conversation with the original Emory Dance Company cast will address the relevance of the choreographic work today.
When: Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
Presidential Debate Analysis

 

Presidential Debate Analysis
The Emory Alumni Association and the Barkley Forum for Debate, Deliberation and Dialogue host a conversation the day after the first presidential debate.
When: Sept. 30, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
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Emory In The News
 
How pandemic and racial justice may impact voter turnout

 

How pandemic and racial justice may impact voter turnout
Sept. 22 |  Bernard Fraga |  CNN

'Enormous and tragic': U.S. has lost more than 200,000 people to COVID-19

 

'Enormous and tragic': U.S. has lost more than 200,000 people to COVID-19
Sept. 22 |  Bob Bednarczyk |  National Public Radio

Digging deeper into racial disparities and COVID-19 cases

 

Digging deeper into racial disparities and COVID-19 cases
Sept. 21 |  Jodie Guest |  WSB-TV Channel 2
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