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Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021
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OBSERVANCE
Emory commemorates Black History Month with events throughout February
Departments across Emory will host numerous virtual activities during February in recognition of Black History Month, including panel discussions, a film screening and conversations with artists and authors.

 

RESOURCES
COVID-19 Community Update: Feb. 3
Amir St. Clair, associate vice president and executive director of COVID-19 response and recovery, updates Emory faculty and staff on the latest information about vaccines, campus protocols and more.

 

CAMPUS
Emory University sets tuition for 2021-22 academic year
Emory President Gregory L. Fenves has set the academic year 2021-22 tuition and fee schedule for Emory’s undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools. The tuition review process included leaders from across the university.

 

SAFETY
Take time to get prepared during Severe Weather Awareness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia is Feb. 1-5. Learn about steps you can take to be prepared in case of emergencies, such as downloading Emory’s safety app, LiveSafe.

CONTRIBUTIONS
International Awards recognize value of global work
Meet the recipients of Emory's 2020-2021 International Awards, celebrating the extraordinary work of a faculty member, an international alumnus and a staff member in the global community. The awards will be presented during a virtual event Feb. 4.

 

INSPIRATION
MLK Lecture connects King’s legacy with economic responsibilities today
Emory alum Maggie Anderson gained international attention in 2009 as her family lived out her public pledge to only “buy Black” for an entire year. Anderson shared her empowerment experiment as the university’s 2021 MLK Jr. Lecture speaker.

 

RESEARCH
Low-dose aspirin may improve pregnancy chances for some women
New research from Emory suggests low-dose aspirin therapy before conception and during early pregnancy may increase pregnancy chances and live births among women who have experienced previous miscarriages.

 

PARTNERSHIP
Emory joins Morningside Foundation on competition to solve critical global health challenges
Emory University and the Morningside Foundation have deepened their long partnership by collaborating on a multidisciplinary international student competition aimed at addressing real-world, critical global health challenges.

DISCOVERY
Viral sequencing can reveal how SARS-CoV-2 spreads and evolves
The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 virus variants that are adding twists in the battle against COVID-19 highlight the need for better genomic monitoring of the virus, says Emory biologist Katia Koelle.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall
 
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Stay informed: Emory’s next community update on the COVID-19 vaccine will be Thursday, Feb. 4, at 11:30 a.m. The virtual town hall will feature President Gregory L. Fenves; Amir St. Clair, associate vice president and executive director for COVID-19 response and recovery; Alan Anderson, assistant vice president, university partnerships; Nicole M. Franks, chief quality officer and attending physician, Emory University Hospital Midtown; and Nadine Rouphael, professor, Department of Medicine. Join the live town hall or watch it later on the Emory Forward website.
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
2021 Pellom McDaniels Sports History Lecture Series: "Bigger Than Sports"

 

2021 Pellom McDaniels Sports History Lecture Series: "Bigger Than Sports"
Just days before Super Bowl LV, join author and ESPN senior writer Howard Bryant, New York Times columnist William C. Rhoden and Emory history professor Carl Suddler for a timely discussion about sports, politics and African American history.
When: Feb. 4, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
Race Beyond Borders: "Understanding Race as a Global Concept: Power, Access and Policy"

 

Race Beyond Borders: "Understanding Race as a Global Concept: Power, Access and Policy"
This event will launch the multi-institutional Race Beyond Borders initiative and offer a first step in bringing voices together to begin a dialogue and process of inquiry about race: how we can start developing a shared understanding of race as a global concept, how concepts of race are constructed in different parts of the world and more.
When: Feb. 5, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
India farming protests resonate with U.S. agriculture

 

India farming protests resonate with U.S. agriculture
Feb. 1 |  Peggy Barlett |  Associated Press

Why parents should brace themselves for another uncertain summer and fall

 

Why parents should brace themselves for another uncertain summer and fall
Jan. 30 |  Evan Anderson |  CNN

A personal mission and a partnership to get the Latino community vaccinated against COVID-19

 

A personal mission and a partnership to get the Latino community vaccinated against COVID-19
Jan. 29 |  Humberto Orozco |  WXIA 11 Alive News
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