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Thursday, March 25, 2021
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🎙 Check out today's episode of Emory: In Case You Missed It, a new audio update of the biggest news from the past week, now available on your favorite podcast app. Listen and subscribe at AppleSpotify or wherever you get your podcasts.
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ACCOMPLISHMENT
Emory's Class of 2025
Emory celebrates the stellar admitted Class of 2025, drawn from the largest and most diverse applicant pool in the university's history.

 

COMMITMENT
Emory to welcome all students back to campus for fall 2021
President Gregory L. Fenves announces that the entire Emory community — students, faculty and staff — will return to in-person learning, teaching, research and work for the fall 2021 semester.

 

PERSPECTIVE
James Weldon Johnson Distinguished Lecture to feature historian Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham
Award-winning scholar Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham will deliver the 2021 James Weldon Johnson Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, April 1. She will speak on “History in the Face of Slavery: A Family Portrait.”

 

GLOBAL
COVID-19 experiment finds promising government strategies for community engagement
Consistent government engagement with community leaders builds trust that’s essential during crises, finds one of the first social science experiments in relation to conflict areas of a developing country during COVID-19.

 

HEALTH CARE
Emory Johns Creek Hospital earns Level II Emergency Cardiac Care Center Designation
The Georgia Department of Public Health has awarded Emory Johns Creek Hospital Level II Emergency Cardiac Care Center designation in recognition of its commitment to excellence in emergency cardiac care.
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COVID-19 VACCINE UPDATE
 
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Emory vaccine registration is NOW OPEN: Today Georgia opened up vaccine eligibility to everyone over age 16. Please visit Emory Forward for more information on how Emory faculty, staff and students can register online for vaccination through Emory Healthcare. Appointments are available to the campus community across multiple locations, including an extended session this Saturday at the Emory Northlake Mall Vaccine Clinic. Vaccine appointments become available on a rolling basis, so continue monitoring availability as slots may open at additional Emory Healthcare locations or at different times.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Visit the Emory Farmers Market on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on McDonough Field
Visit the Emory Farmers Market on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on McDonough Field

You can still make a difference by contributing to Emory Day of Giving
You can still make a difference by contributing to Emory Day of Giving

Try out the new ebikes on the Atlanta campus
Try out the new ebikes on the Atlanta campus
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
Merck’s little brown pill could transform the fight against COVID

 

Merck’s little brown pill could transform the fight against COVID
March 25 |  George Painter |  Bloomberg

Do your vaccine side effects predict how you'd react to COVID-19?

 

Do your vaccine side effects predict how you'd react to COVID-19?
March 24 |  Colleen Kelley |  HuffPost

Yoga studio to start classes for fully vaccinated clients

 

Yoga studio to start classes for fully vaccinated clients
March 23 |  Paul Root Wolpe |  WXIA 11 Alive
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EVENTS
 
The Hatchery's Birthday Party

 

The Hatchery's Birthday Party
Stop by The Hatchery, Emory Center for Innovation, to celebrate its first birthday with games, activities and giveaways. The fun continues until 5 p.m.
When: March 26, 9:00 a.m.
Where: The Hatchery, Emory Center for Innovation, 1578 Avenue Place, Suite 200
Admission: Free
Virtual Emory-Tibet Week Closing Ceremony

 

Virtual Emory-Tibet Week Closing Ceremony
Join the Drepung Loseling monks of The Mystical Arts of Tibet for the final time of meditation and chanting and the closing ceremony for Emory-Tibet Week 2021.
When: March 27, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
2021 Pride Awards

 

2021 Pride Awards
Watch the virtual celebration highlighting the contributions of our community members and celebrate graduating LGBTQ+ students.
When: March 30, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Workshop: "Getting Started with Slack"
When: March 26, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Concert: Emory Collaborative Piano
When: March 28, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Panel Discussion: "Decolonizing Global Health Education"
When: March 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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