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UNIVERSITY
Emory to require faculty and staff COVID-19 vaccinations for fall 2021
All Emory University faculty and staff members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the fall semester, President Gregory L. Fenves announced today. All Emory students must also be vaccinated to return to in-person learning this fall.

 

RECOGNITION
Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff
Emory faculty and staff are frequently recognized for their work locally, nationally and internationally. Read a sampling of recent accolades, including awards for professional contributions and leadership appointments.

 

CAMPUS
Bonifield to join Emory provost’s leadership team after Andrechak’s retirement
Susan Bonifield will join Emory Provost Ravi V. Bellamkonda’s leadership team as senior vice provost for strategic financial and resource planning, following the retirement of Deputy Provost Michael Andrechak, who has led the administration and planning team since 2014.

HEALTH CARE
Emory tops U.S. News hospital rankings for metro Atlanta and Georgia
For the 10th year in a row, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Emory University Hospital the No. 1 hospital in Georgia and metro Atlanta in the regional rankings of U.S. News Best Hospitals. Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital ranked No. 2 in Georgia and metro Atlanta; Emory University Hospital Midtown ranked No. 5 in both regions.

 

SUSTAINABILITY
Campus gardens feed, educate and nourish the Emory community
Volunteers from across Emory plant, tend and harvest food in eight small gardens on the Atlanta campus. Their work makes food more accessible locally and reinforces Emory’s commitment to sustainability.

 

FACULTY
Pardue named interim chair of Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Professor and vision research scientist Machelle Pardue will take over as interim chair of the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory effective Aug. 16.

HISTORY
New digital learning hub marks Apollo 15 moon mission's 50th anniversary
Launched July 26, 1971, Apollo 15 was the fourth lunar landing mission and the first extended scientific exploration of the moon. A new learning hub created by the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship features primary source records and an interactive 3D model of the lunar module.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Relax for a few minutes with 'Weekly Refresh' on Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m.
Relax for a few minutes with 'Weekly Refresh' on Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m.

All Carlos Museum visitors are admitted for free on Fridays through Aug. 13
All Carlos Museum visitors are admitted for free on Fridays through Aug. 13

Get information about parking permits for fall semester
Get information about parking permits for fall semester

Apply by Sept. 27 for a grant to support work promoting sustainability and social justice on campus
Apply by Sept. 27 for a grant to support work promoting sustainability and social justice on campus

Take a first look at the 2021-2022 Candler Concert Series season lineup
Take a first look at the 2021-2022 Candler Concert Series season lineup
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
How swimmer Andrew Wilson made it to Tokyo against long odds

 

How swimmer Andrew Wilson made it to Tokyo against long odds
July 26 |  Jon Howell and Andrew Wilson |  TODAY Show

Brands are invading your favorite streaming shows and movies, whether you realize it or not

 

Brands are invading your favorite streaming shows and movies, whether you realize it or not
July 25 |  David Schweidel |  Forbes

Olympics virus cases raise tricky questions about testing

 

Olympics virus cases raise tricky questions about testing
July 25 |  Zachary Binney |  New York Times
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Webinar: "Ergonomics @ Home: Kid’s Edition"

 

Webinar: "Ergonomics @ Home: Kid’s Edition"
Learn the most ergonomic-friendly way to set up a home workstation for your children who use a computer or laptop. The webinar also addresses the growing use of other electronic entertainment devices.
When: July 28, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
2021 Move-in and Orientation Week Info Session

 

2021 Move-in and Orientation Week Info Session
If you’re interested in what first-year students will experience during move-in and orientation week (including traditions such as the Coke toast and class photo), join this Zoom session for an overview.
When: Aug. 3, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
Webinar: "Parents Preparing for Back to School"

 

Webinar: "Parents Preparing for Back to School"
As the new school year approaches, make the most of learning moments with your child at home and learn strategies to encourage social development when they return to the classroom.
When: Aug. 5, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
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