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Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021
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STUDENTS
Flying high: Eagles set to soar in full return to sports
Emory athletics fans have much to cheer for as the university’s 400-plus student-athletes return to full UAA conference play. Read a breakdown of upcoming seasons for all varsity sports teams, including anticipated highlights and updates on some notable Eagles alumni.

 

CAMPUS
Deep dive with Keiko Price
Former NCAA standout swimmer and new athletics director Keiko Price brings Division I experience to Emory — and a drive to help student-athletes succeed in sports and life.

 

SAFETY
During National Preparedness Month, learn about important Emory resources
September is National Preparedness Month. Find out about simple steps you can take now to be ready for different types of emergencies that could occur on campus.

 

RESEARCH
Female donors linked to better blood transfusion outcomes for preterm infants
New research from Emory and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta suggests that the sex of adult blood donors may affect the risk of common complications when premature infants receive blood transfusions.

ACCOMPLISHMENT
Emory, Georgia Tech researcher sets American record, wins Paralympics medal
Biomedical engineer Cassie Mitchell again reached the podium at the Paralympic Games, overcoming cancer and a yearlong pandemic delay to win a silver medal in the F51 club throw.
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COVID-19 UPDATE
 
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Expert Q&A: Why do some people need a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine? How is that different from a booster? Do vaccines work against the Delta variant? Watch a Q&A with Emory physician experts Carlos del Rio and Jodie Guest for answers and advice on these questions and more.
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TAKE NOTE
 
New Walking on Wednesdays series begins Sept. 22; learn more and register now
New Walking on Wednesdays series begins Sept. 22; learn more and register now

Build your skills with new learning labs through Learning and Organizational Development
Build your skills with new learning labs through Learning and Organizational Development

Check your parking permit status before returning to campus; click 'Visit the parking portal'
Check your parking permit status before returning to campus; click 'Visit the parking portal'
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
America's ongoing school nurses shortage turns dire: 'I don't know what the school year is going to bring'

 

America's ongoing school nurses shortage turns dire: 'I don't know what the school year is going to bring'
Sept. 6 |  Linda McCauley |  CNN

Making sense of the latest COVID-19 surge in the U.S.

 

Making sense of the latest COVID-19 surge in the U.S.
Sept. 5 |  Carlos del Rio |  National Public Radio

Surprising learnings from Warby Parker and AllBirds IPO filings

 

Surprising learnings from Warby Parker and AllBirds IPO filings
Sept. 3 |  Daniel McCarthy |  Forbes
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Identity Spaces Unveiling

 

Identity Spaces Unveiling
Celebrate the redesign of the Center for Women, Office of LGBT Life and the Office for Races spaces: Centro Latinx, Emory Black Student Union and the new Asian Student Center. A ribbon cutting will be at the Emory Student Center Plaza; the identity spaces are in the Alumni Memorial University Center (AMUC).
When: Sept. 8, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center Plaza and AMUC
Admission: Free
Chat with the Chief

 

Chat with the Chief
Stop by for a snack and a chance to meet Emory Police Department Chief Cheryl Elliott at her first community event.
When: Sept. 9, 11:30 a.m.
Where: DCT area of the Emory Student Center
Admission: Free
Concert: Bach's Lunch with the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta

 

Concert: Bach's Lunch with the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta
Enjoy the first fall concert from the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta, held at First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta and livestreamed. Selections will be performed by members of the Vega Quartet with cellist Khari Joyner. Masks required for those attending in person.
When: Sept. 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online and at First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta
Admission: Free
 
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Webinar: "Maximizing Your Day: Effective Time Management"
When: Sept. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Emory Climate Talks: "Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest" with Suzanne Simard
When: Sept. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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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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Carlos Reads "An American Sunrise"
When: Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum Board Room (Level Two)
Admission: $25 for Carlos Museum members; $40 for nonmembers (includes book); registration required
 
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