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Tuesday, May 4, 2021
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ARTS
Theater studies senior tackles how to produce live theater in a pandemic era
For her undergraduate honors thesis, Ruth Puryear directed a drive-in musical to explore how to create intimacy and vulnerability onstage — while actors kept to safety protocols and audience members watched from their cars.

 

HEALTH CARE
Winship, partners work to expand lung cancer services for veterans in the Southeast
With new funding from the Veterans Affairs VA Lung Precision Oncology Program, Winship Cancer Institute will help three VA medical centers expand access to high-quality, disease-altering lung cancer clinical trials to veterans in the Southeast.

 

STUDENTS
The future of the School of Medicine's Class of 2021
With the aid of an interactive map, explore the broad range of institutions where members of the School of Medicine's graduating class were matched for their medical residencies.

 

WELLNESS
Colorectal cancer screening: one of the best weapons in your health toolbox
Regular colorectal cancer screening is considered a preventive exam and involves no out-of-pocket cost for employees on an Emory medical plan. Learn why it’s one of the best weapons against colorectal cancer.

RECOGNITION
Sustainability leaders recognized with 2021 Innovator, Lifetime Achievement Awards
Emory's Office of Sustainability Initiatives has announced this year's winners of the Robert S. Hascall Sustainability Innovator Awards and the new Sustainability Lifetime Achievement Awards, given to students, faculty and staff who employ research, academics, engagement and leadership to foster sustainability across the university.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Congratulate the Class of 2021 by contributing to the Memory Wall
Congratulate the Class of 2021 by contributing to the Memory Wall

Submit your talent show or pet contest entry for the Staff Fest Variety Show
Submit your talent show or pet contest entry for the Staff Fest Variety Show

Emory golf teams earn bids to NCAA D-III Championships
Emory golf teams earn bids to NCAA D-III Championships
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
Mind of a motorhead: Scott Dixon uses thrill-seeking personality to be calm in chaos

 

Mind of a motorhead: Scott Dixon uses thrill-seeking personality to be calm in chaos
May 4 |  Ken Carter |  NBC Sports

The U.S. secured 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Medical ethicists say it should share with other countries

 

The U.S. secured 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Medical ethicists say it should share with other countries
May 1 |  Kathy Kinlaw |  CNN

The health 202: CDC's mask guidance is still too strict for the vaccinated, some experts say

 

The health 202: CDC's mask guidance is still too strict for the vaccinated, some experts say
April 30 |  Carlos del Rio |  Washington Post
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EVENTS
 
Facebook Live: "Vaccines, Fertility and Maternal Health"

 

Facebook Live: "Vaccines, Fertility and Maternal Health"
Denise Jamieson, professor and chair of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, will discuss vaccines, fertility and maternal health in light of COVID-19. Hosted by Jodie Guest of Rollins School of Public Health.
When: May 5, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Emory University Facebook page
Admission: Free
Virtual Buddha Day Celebration 2021

 

Virtual Buddha Day Celebration 2021
Commemorate the birth, enlightenment and passing away of the Buddha and the Buddhist values of nonviolence, compassion and interdependence. The program will include meditation, chanting, Dhamma talks and student reflections.
When: May 6, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Webinar Series: "First Fridays at 4: Emory Faculty on Race" with Bernard Fraga

 

Webinar Series: "First Fridays at 4: Emory Faculty on Race" with Bernard Fraga
Bernard Fraga, associate professor of political science, will discuss the causes and consequences of racial/ethnic disparities in who turns out to vote in “Do Our Votes Count? Race and Political Inequality in American Democracy.”
When: May 7, 4:00 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
 
06
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
 
Concert: Spring Composition Showcase
When: May 8, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
09
May
 
Film Screening: "If We Were a Love Song"
When: May 9, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
13
May
 
Reading: "A Celebration of Indigenous Writing"
When: May 13, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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