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Friday, Nov. 6, 2020
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INSIGHTS
Faculty experts react to election results
As the nation awaits final election results, Emory's faculty experts weigh in on topics ranging from political polarization and economic impacts to finding a path forward and how Georgia could be a model for the nation.

 

CAMPUS
As voters and volunteers, Emory students engaged deeply with 2020 election
Emory was among the nation’s top 10 colleges and universities to utilize TurboVote, a nonpartisan online platform that helps register, inform and educate voters.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory president sends community message about election
Emory President Gregory L. Fenves thanks Emory faculty, staff and students for their civic engagement throughout this election cycle.

 

FACULTY
Taking math by storm: modeling how climate change may affect our coasts
As a computational mathematician, assistant professor Talea Mayo specializes in developing numerical hydrodynamic models to help predict coastal hazards.

INVOLVEMENT
It’s easier than ever to help your community, thanks to Emory Cares
While the official Emory Cares Day is Nov. 14, you can participate in service projects online throughout the month of November. With more than 70 projects available, whether you have all day or just a few minutes, there is an opportunity for you to serve communities near and far. These projects are open to all Emory faculty, staff, students and alumni, so find your project today.
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TAKE NOTE
 
First-Gen Week is Nov. 6-13; learn about campus events and resources
First-Gen Week is Nov. 6-13; learn about campus events and resources

'Lift Every Voice' online seminar Nov. 10 examines Reconstruction and its impact today
'Lift Every Voice' online seminar Nov. 10 examines Reconstruction and its impact today

Emory University Hospital reduces waste by eliminating plastic bags in retail cafes
Emory University Hospital reduces waste by eliminating plastic bags in retail cafes

Mark your calendar for a free virtual concert from Third Coast Percussion on Nov. 13
Mark your calendar for a free virtual concert from Third Coast Percussion on Nov. 13
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Veterans Day
 
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Honoring veterans: Join the Emory community in recognizing Veterans Day on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. The Facebook Live program will open with a recorded ceremony on Emory’s Quadrangle honoring veterans. A live panel discussion will follow, with Emory alumni service members discussing what it means to lead through crisis, especially in 2020. Register and learn more here.
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Featured Events
 
Live Reading of "Sovereignty"

 

Live Reading of "Sovereignty"
The Michael C. Carlos Museum continues its celebration of Indigenous peoples with a live reading of “Sovereignty,” a play exploring the politics and struggles of the Cherokee Nation.
When: Nov. 8, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
Webinar: "Bridging the Gap from Practice and Policy: Ensuring Quality Services for Veterans and Their Families"

 

Webinar: "Bridging the Gap from Practice and Policy: Ensuring Quality Services for Veterans and Their Families"
Learn about this important topic from Tamara Bonzanto, who leads the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and advises the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on accountability within the VA.
When: Nov. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
Discussion: "Women Veterans: Race, Marginalization and Service"

 

Discussion: "Women Veterans: Race, Marginalization and Service"
This program will feature a panel discussion along with speaker BriGette McCoy, CEO and founder of Women Veteran Social Justice Network. McCoy also is a 2020 Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation Community Service Medal recipient and Army veteran of the Gulf War era.
When: Nov. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
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ELECTION EVENTS
 
 
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Nov.
 
City of Decatur Anti-Racism Speaker Series with Andra Gillespie
When: Nov. 6, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
12
Nov.
 
Election Results Analysis with the Barkley Forum
When: Nov. 12, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
19
Nov.
 
JWJI 2020 Election Forum: What Happened and Why?
When: Nov. 19, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
Georgia in the spotlight as vote count continues

 

Georgia in the spotlight as vote count continues
Nov. 5 |  Alan Abramowitz |  Associated Press

Trump's gains among Latino voters shouldn't come as a surprise. Here's why.

 

Trump's gains among Latino voters shouldn't come as a surprise. Here's why.
Nov. 5 |  Bernard Fraga |  NBC News

Who should get a COVID-19 vaccine first?

 

Who should get a COVID-19 vaccine first?
Nov. 5 |  Molly Gallagher |  New York Times
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