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Thursday, April 29, 2021
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EMORY NEWS PODCAST
 
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🎙 Check out 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. You can also listen and view with our interactive Giide.
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COMMUNITY
Emory program creates EPiC opportunities for Atlanta high school students
Sophomore Jamal Hilaire first connected with the university through EPiC, the Emory Pipeline Collaborative, which prepares underrepresented high school students for college and health careers. Now, he says, “I wouldn’t be me without it.”

 

HONOR
Emory historian Kali Gross named Andrew Carnegie Fellow
Kali Gross, professor of African American studies, will study capital punishment in the U.S. through the histories of Black women disproportionately condemned, shedding more light on structural racism in the nation’s criminal justice system.

 

ART
Schedule a time to visit the Carlos Museum before the semester ends
Members of the Emory community and the general public can reserve a time to visit the Carlos Museum and enjoy the newest exhibition, “The Avatars of Vishnu,” which was curated by students.

 

SCIENCE
Human antibiotic use threatens endangered wild chimpanzees
New research led by disease ecologist Thomas Gillespie shows that nearly half of the fecal samples from endangered wild chimpanzees contain bacteria that is resistant to a major class of antibiotics commonly used by people in the vicinity of Tanzania’s Gombe National Park.

RESEARCH
Antiviral drug invented by Emory’s DRIVE licensed in India for COVID-19 emergency
To address the intensifying COVID-19 crisis in India, the pharmaceutical company Merck has agreed to facilitate the manufacture and distribution of molnupiravir, an investigational antiviral drug that was discovered at Emory.
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SPRING LEADERSHIP SOCIAL
 
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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
 
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Congratulate the Class of 2021 by contributing to the Memory Wall
Congratulate the Class of 2021 by contributing to the Memory Wall

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
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
Food delivery apps face multibillion dollar hit as COVID pandemic lifts

 

Food delivery apps face multibillion dollar hit as COVID pandemic lifts
April 29 |  Dan McCarthy |  New York Post

Autism in the pandemic: How people cope

 

Autism in the pandemic: How people cope
April 28 |  Matt Segall |  Georgia Public Broadcasting

How long can we live?

 

How long can we live?
April 28 |  Paul Root Wolpe |  New York Times
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EVENTS
 
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
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. The final performance will be May 1.
When: April 30, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center, Multipurpose Room
Admission: $8 per ticket
 
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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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May
 
Concert: Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra
When: May 5, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center Virtual Stage
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Emory Community Conversation: "Exploring Asian Identity and Building Coalition"
When: May 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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May
 
Webinar Series: "First Fridays at 4: Emory Faculty on Race" with Bernard Fraga
When: May 7, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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