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Wednesday, June 9, 2021
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LEADERSHIP
Kimberly Jacob Arriola appointed dean of Emory’s Laney Graduate School
Kimberly Jacob Arriola, executive associate dean for academic affairs in the Rollins School of Public Health and Charles Howard Candler Professor, has been appointed dean of Laney Graduate School, effective Sept. 1, 2021.

 

CAMPUS
President Fenves announces updates to Emory's COVID-19 protocols
Beginning July 1, any faculty member, staff member or student who is not fully vaccinated for COVID-19 will be required to conduct weekly screening testing.

 

FACULTY
Malinda Maynor Lowery named second Cahoon Family Professor in Emory College
Historian and documentary film producer Malinda Maynor Lowery will be the second Cahoon Family Professor in American History. A member of the Lumbee Tribe, Lowery has focused much of her work on questions of Native culture, identity and migration.

 

RESEARCH
Human-induced climate change responsible for a third of heat-related deaths
Emory researchers are part of a sweeping new study that finds that more than one in three heat-related deaths can be attributed to human-made climate change.

INSPIRATION
Juneteenth event to feature acclaimed doctor who overcame medical school rejection based on race
In 1959, Emory’s School of Medicine rejected applicant Marion Hood because of his race. Hood, who went on to a distinguished career as a doctor, will share his story of resilience in a virtual event June 17.

 

IMPACT
Stephen Warren remembered for changing the world’s understanding of fragile x syndrome
Emory mourns the passing of Stephen T. Warren, the founding and former chair of the School of Medicine's Department of Human Genetics, who died June 6.

 

COLLABORATION
Emory joins COVID-19 College Challenge, part of White House ‘National Month of Action’
Emory is among the first participants in the COVID-19 College Challenge, launched by the White House and the U.S. Department of Education. The initiative was announced June 2 as part of President Biden’s “National Month of Action” against the pandemic.

 

RESOURCES
Emory Johns Creek Hospital expands vertically with addition of new floors, plus parking deck
Emory Johns Creek Hospital announced today the completion of a facility expansion adding two new floors and 40 additional beds to the existing hospital.

COMMUNITY
Graduate and professional students carry on Emory tradition of activism
From equal rights to voting rights, from health care to the environment, the causes that Emory students align themselves with are as diverse as the students themselves. In Part 2 of our student activism series, get to know a few graduate and professional students making a difference on campus and beyond.
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EMORY NEWS PODCAST
 
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🎙 Learn how climate change is already taking a human toll around the world in the latest episode of Emory: In Case You Missed It, now available on your favorite podcast app. Listen and subscribe at AppleSpotify or wherever you get your podcasts.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Submit proposals for Emory's symposium on slavery and dispossession by June 18; learn more
Submit proposals for Emory's symposium on slavery and dispossession by June 18; learn more

'Operation: Eat Right' challenge has returned for the summer
'Operation: Eat Right' challenge has returned for the summer

Goizueta Business School launches master of analytical finance degree
Goizueta Business School launches master of analytical finance degree

Get children 'Wrapped Up in Reading' with the Carlos Museum this summer
Get children 'Wrapped Up in Reading' with the Carlos Museum this summer

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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Put your summer reading in OverDrive: Through Emory's OverDrive collection, you have access to popular e-books and audiobooks, including beach reads, inspirational titles, biography, true crime, a variety of non-fiction and more. Using the OverDrive platform, download titles to Mac, Windows, Kindle or a variety of other devices.
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
 Labor force depressed as job openings soar

 

Labor force depressed as job openings soar
June 7 |  Dorothy Brown |  MSNBC

Personal timeouts for athletes are critical today — respect that

 

Personal timeouts for athletes are critical today — respect that
June 5 |  Keiko Price |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Historian uncovers the racist roots of the 2nd amendment

 

Historian uncovers the racist roots of the 2nd amendment
June 2 |  Carol Anderson |  NPR
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EVENTS
 
 
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June
 
Webinar: "Enhancing Your Child’s Self-esteem"
When: June 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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June
 
Conservation Conversation: "Treating Two Ptolemaic Mummies from the Carlos Museum’s Senusret Collection of Egyptian Art"
When: June 13, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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June
 
Mindfulness Practice: Basics of Mindfulness
When: June 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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