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Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021
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INVOLVEMENT
Emory OPEN: Where Emory meets Atlanta
A new online platform, Emory OPEN (Opportunity, Partnership and Engagement Network), facilitates collaboration between community partners and Emory faculty, students, staff and alumni.

 

SUPPORT
Emory receives $23.8 million NIH grant to accelerate HIV research
An Emory University-led research collaboration has been awarded a five-year, $23.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fast-track research to cure HIV infection or put it in permanent remission.

 

LECTURE
Luke Timothy Johnson returns to Candler School of Theology as McDonald Chair
The 2021-22 McDonald Lectures of Candler School of Theology will be delivered by Luke Timothy Johnson, Robert W. Woodruff Professor Emeritus of New Testament and Christian Origins. His first public lecture as the McDonald Chair will be Sept. 15.

 

RESEARCH
Left-wing authoritarians share key psychological traits with far right
People with extreme political views that favor authoritarianism — whether they are on the far left or the far right — have surprisingly similar behaviors and psychological characteristics, finds a new study by Emory psychologists.

COMMUNITY
Emory partners with Atlanta mayor’s office to provide COVID-19 vaccines in Piedmont Park
When the Atlanta mayor’s office partnered with event promoter Live Nation to offer free passes to Music Midtown for anyone who got a COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up clinic, they turned to Emory’s Outbreak Response Team for help.
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COVID-19 UPDATE
 
Emory Insider

 

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
 
The weekly Race and Difference Colloquium Series returns Sept. 13
The weekly Race and Difference Colloquium Series returns Sept. 13

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

Winship Win the Fight 5K is Oct. 2; register to participate in person or virtually
Winship Win the Fight 5K is Oct. 2; register to participate in person or virtually

Schwartz Center 2021-22 season concert tickets on sale now
Schwartz Center 2021-22 season concert tickets on sale now
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
Study sessions, parties and dorm life: How college students can minimize COVID risk on campus

 

Study sessions, parties and dorm life: How college students can minimize COVID risk on campus
Sept. 8 |  Henry Wu |  Washington Post

Children of immigrants make giving back a priority

 

Children of immigrants make giving back a priority
Sept. 7 |  Nicole Guidotti and Helen Kim |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

One town’s beacon of 9/11 kindness: Gander shines on

 

One town’s beacon of 9/11 kindness: Gander shines on
Sept. 7 |  Jennifer Mascaro |  The Christian Science Monitor
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FEATURED EVENT
 
Concert: "Bach Live!" with Timothy Albrecht

 

Concert: "Bach Live!" with Timothy Albrecht
University organist Timothy Albrecht performs "Well-Tempered Clavier II" selections on a variety of keyboards.
When: Sept. 12, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Concert: Bach's Lunch with the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta
When: Sept. 10, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online and at First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta
Admission: Free
 
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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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Webinar: "Google Smarter: Optimize Your Search Experience"
When: Sept. 14, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Presentation: "The Anatomy of Loneliness" with Chikako Ozawa-de Silva
When: Sept. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Psychology Building
Admission: Free
 
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