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Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021
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IMPACT
Southern Company Foundation funds new Center for Civil Rights and Social Justice at Emory Law
Emory has received a transformative grant from Southern Company Foundation to establish the Emory University School of Law Center for Civil Rights and Social Justice and support other student success and access initiatives through Emory College and Winship Cancer Center.

 

CAMPUS
Emory creates Asian Student Center
The new Asian Student Center on Emory’s Atlanta campus provides a place for students to explore their own cultures and backgrounds, become involved with advocacy and activism or simply hang out with friends.

 

ARTS
New Carlos Museum exhibition features the work of two leading Indigenous contemporary artists
“Each/Other,” opening at the Carlos Museum on Sept. 25, is the first exhibition to feature together the work of Indigenous contemporary artists Marie Watt and Cannupa Hanska Luger. Members of the Emory community contributed items for some of the works.

 

RESEARCH
Collegiate football players may be at risk of heart ailments based on race, position played and more
With the kickoff of college football season across the U.S., new research suggests that some college football players may be at risk of developing heart-related complications, based on race, the position they play, their weight and blood pressure.

CONNECTIONS
Renovated identity spaces unveiled on Emory’s Atlanta campus
A ribbon cutting and open house on Sept. 8 marked the reopening of updated identity spaces for several groups on campus, plus a new center for Asian Pacific Islander Desi/American students.
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TAKE NOTE
 
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

Hear Emory faculty Carol Anderson and Tiphanie Yanique speak at Decatur Book Festival on Oct. 2
Hear Emory faculty Carol Anderson and Tiphanie Yanique speak at Decatur Book Festival on Oct. 2

Build your skills with new Learning Lab courses through Learning and Organizational Development
Build your skills with new Learning Lab courses through Learning and Organizational Development

Relax during mindfulness practice every Tuesday at noon
Relax during mindfulness practice every Tuesday at noon
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
Pandemic frustrations zero in on unvaccinated Americans

 

Pandemic frustrations zero in on unvaccinated Americans
Sept. 16 |  Drew Westen |  The Hill

Taxing the rich for the social safety net

 

Taxing the rich for the social safety net
Sept. 15 |  Dorothy Brown |  National Public Radio

Why are so many people leaving their jobs during 'The Great Resignation'?

 

Why are so many people leaving their jobs during 'The Great Resignation'?
Sept. 15 |  Tom Smith |  WXIA 11 Alive
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FEATURED EVENT
 
Concert: George Li, Pianist

 

Concert: George Li, Pianist
The 2021-22 Candler Concert Series begins with pianist George Li, praised by the Washington Post for combining "staggering technical prowess, a sense of command and depth of expression." Since winning the Silver Medal at the 2015 International Tchaikovsky Competition, Li has rapidly established an international reputation and performs regularly with some of the world's leading orchestras and conductors.
When: Sept. 18, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $45
 
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Webinar: "Rigor and Reproducibility Seminar Series: An Introduction to Upcoming NIH Policy for Data Management"
When: Sept. 17, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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JWJI Colloquium: "Illegal Immigrants/Model Minorities: Asian Americans and the Afterlives of Political Stigma" with Heidi Kim
When: Sept. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Reading with Ben Yagoda, Journalist and Nonfiction Writer
When: Sept. 20, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Photography at Emory" with Visiting Artist Abbey Hepner
When: Sept. 20, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Research Skills Workshop: "Advanced Search Skills"
When: Sept. 21, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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