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Tuesday, April 27, 2021
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FACULTY
Emory names Darren Hutchinson to inaugural John Lewis Chair for Civil Rights and Social Justice
Acclaimed legal scholar and social justice advocate Darren Lenard Hutchinson has been named the Emory University School of Law inaugural John Lewis Chair for Civil Rights and Social Justice. He will join the faculty July 1.

 

SUPPORT
NIAID grants $11 million to investigate stealthy antibiotic resistance
NIAID has awarded Emory researchers a five-year, $11 million grant to study heteroresistance, a stealthy form of antibiotic resistance that undermines the treatment of bacterial infections.

 

RESEARCH
‘Batgirl’ takes on new discoveries in disease ecology, rabies transmission
Emory College senior Christie Jones began studying how pathogens jump from animals to humans just in time to watch an unfolding pandemic underscore the importance of her research.

 

EXPERTISE
Winship’s Ramalingam to serve as editor-in-chief of journal CANCER
Suresh S. Ramalingam, deputy director of Winship Cancer Institute, will serve as the new editor-in-chief of CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.

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SPRING LEADERSHIP SOCIAL
 
Emory Insider

 

Stay informed: All Emory University staff are invited to attend the annual Spring Leadership Social via Zoom on Monday, May 3, at 12 p.m. This special opportunity to engage with Emory executive leaders is hosted by the Emory Employee Council. Register here.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Save the date: Staff Fest returns Friday, May 21
Save the date: Staff Fest returns Friday, May 21

Faculty and artist applications now open for Emory’s Arts and Social Justice Fellowship
Faculty and artist applications now open for Emory’s Arts and Social Justice Fellowship

New linear accelerator offers cancer patients high-tech treatment at Emory Decatur Hospital
New linear accelerator offers cancer patients high-tech treatment at Emory Decatur Hospital
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
Opinion: COVID has made getting into a top U.S. college even more competitive and this new normal looks here to stay

 

Opinion: COVID has made getting into a top U.S. college even more competitive and this new normal looks here to stay
April 27 |  John Latting |  MarketWatch

Pause on Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine in U.S. lifted by FDA, use to resume

 

Pause on Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine in U.S. lifted by FDA, use to resume
April 23 |  Sandra Fryhofer |  USA Today

COVID-19 hospitalizations tumble among U.S. senior citizens

 

COVID-19 hospitalizations tumble among U.S. senior citizens
April 22 |  Jodie Guest |  Associated Press
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EVENTS
 
COACHE Faculty Town Hall Presentation

 

COACHE Faculty Town Hall Presentation
After months of careful analysis of the Faculty Satisfaction Survey, the COACHE Steering Committee will present detailed findings and recommendations for action to the Emory community. You can also watch later at provost.emory.edu/coache.
When: April 28, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Facebook Live: "COVID-19: What You Need to Know"

 

Facebook Live: "COVID-19: What You Need to Know"
Jay Varkey, associate professor of infectious diseases at Emory School of Medicine, will take questions about COVID-19. Hosted by Jodie Guest of Rollins School of Public Health.
When: April 29, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Facebook page
Admission: Free
Emory Dance Company: "Nothing Has to Be the Way It Was Before"

 

Emory Dance Company: "Nothing Has to Be the Way It Was Before"
The Emory Dance Company presents new contemporary work by eight student choreographers. This production is open only to onboarded Emory faculty, staff and students, and seats are limited. Additional performances will be April 30 and May 1.
When: April 29, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center, Multipurpose Room
Admission: $8 per ticket
Community Gathering for Healing and Hope

 

Community Gathering for Healing and Hope
After a year of living with the pandemic, political divisiveness and ongoing racial injustice and violence, join the Emory community to give voice to our experiences and feelings, acknowledge losses and grief, honor the sacrifices of unseen heroes, and bring a sense of initial closure to this time when so many have been away from campus.
When: April 30, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Webinar: "Equity and Justice in a Changing Climate in Georgia"
When: April 28, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Mid-Week Musical Reflections
When: April 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Conversation: "The Role of Business in Supporting Democracy"
When: April 29, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Webinar: "Black Panther: Tales of Wakanda"
When: April 30, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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