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Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021
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UNIVERSITY
New academic year brings new faculty, programs across Emory
The nine schools that make up Emory have big plans for the 2021-22 academic year, as all students return to campus. Read a roundup of class stats, new degree programs or initiatives and other things to come.

 

CAMPUS
Our path forward: Emory Police Department
As the Emory community returns to campus, meet Chief Cheryl Elliott of the Emory Police Department and learn how EPD is committed to continuously improving and earning trust, confidence and respect.

HEALTH CARE
With FDA approval of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, vaccinations remain top of mind for health care systems
Emory Healthcare continues to work with the community and other metro Atlanta-area hospitals to convey the importance of being vaccinated, following last week's FDA approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 16 years of age and older.

 

INVOLVEMENT
Emory research contributions built path to COVID-19 vaccine
Emory researchers have been involved in testing all three of the COVID-19 vaccines currently in use in the United States, along with others that may play important roles in the future.

MILESTONE
Convocations mark start of Emory’s new academic year
Steeped in ceremony and tradition, Convocation marks the official start of the academic year. View photos and learn more about Convocation on Emory's Atlanta and Oxford campuses, as well as a tree-planting to commemorate the university’s response to COVID-19.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Rediscover art: The Michael C. Carlos Museum is open with safety measures in place and new exhibits to enjoy. Fall semester highlights include the renovated and reconfigured Asian Art Gallery; the new “Resonance: Recent Acquisitions in Photography” exhibit; and Each/Other: Marie Watt and Cannupa Hanska Luger,” opening Sept. 25. Learn more.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Register for 'In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession: Emory, Racism and the Journey Towards Restorative Justice' symposium, set for Sept. 29 - Oct. 1
Register for 'In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession: Emory, Racism and the Journey Towards Restorative Justice' symposium, set for Sept. 29 - Oct. 1

Nominate faculty, staff or alumni for the international awards by Sept. 30
Nominate faculty, staff or alumni for the international awards by Sept. 30

Blomeyer Health Fitness Center has reopened with modifications; learn more
Blomeyer Health Fitness Center has reopened with modifications; learn more
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PHOTO GALLERIES
 
Songfest unites first-year Emory students
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Woodruff PE Center was filled with excitement Aug. 26, as first-year students competed in Songfest, a beloved Emory tradition where students from each residence hall perform an original song about their new home.

First-year students compete in Oxford Olympics
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The Oxford Olympics, held this year on Aug. 23, is a highlight of New Student Orientation at Oxford College and an evening of fun before the seriousness of class registration the following day.
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
Deep, slow breathing: an antidote to our age of anxiety?

 

Deep, slow breathing: an antidote to our age of anxiety?
Aug. 30 |  Donald Noble |  Discover

Why are so many suffering from summer colds?

 

Why are so many suffering from summer colds?
Aug. 27 |  Gavin Harris |  WXIA 11 Alive

Are schools contributing to a spike in COVID-19 cases among kids? Partly, experts explain.

 

Are schools contributing to a spike in COVID-19 cases among kids? Partly, experts explain.
Aug. 26 |  Andi Shane |  USA Today
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Webinar: "Maximizing Your Day: Effective Time Management"

 

Webinar: "Maximizing Your Day: Effective Time Management"
Time management is a learned skill. Learn about the time management process, characteristics of effective time managers, the importance of prioritizing important events and the role of delegation and communicating delegation requests with others.
When: Sept. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Weekly Refresh Virtual Meditation
When: Sept. 1, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Climate Talks with Bryan Jacob of the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
When: Sept. 2, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Identity Spaces Unveiling
When: Sept. 8, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center Plaza
Admission: Free
 
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Faculty Concert: "Kinetic Poise" with Julio Medina
When: Sept. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $12 / $8 each
 
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