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Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021
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EMORY + Georgia Tech
 
CONNECTIONS
A perfect match: Emory and Georgia Tech
Though their main campuses are located less than six miles apart, Emory University and Georgia Tech have combined forces and complementary strengths to make Atlanta — and the world — a better place.

 

LEADERSHIP
Dynamic duo: A dialogue between two presidents
Emory’s Gregory L. Fenves and Georgia Tech’s Ángel Cabrera discuss the close partnerships and shared missions between their top-ranked research universities.

 

COLLABORATION
Best of both worlds: Engineering meets medicine
For more than 20 years, students and researchers at Emory and Georgia Tech have been blazing new trails together at the intersection of medicine and engineering.

 

RESOURCES
Double booked: A shared library archive
The Georgia Tech Library and Emory University Libraries together operate a state-of-the-art, climate-controlled service facility known as the Library Service Center, expanding resources to faculty, staff and students from both campuses.

 

IMPACT
Tag-team efforts: Emory-Georgia Tech joint programs
These collaborations between Emory and Georgia Tech prove that faculty and students from both universities, working together, are a winning combination.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Time to de-stress: The Faculty Staff Assistance Program and Healthy Emory are partnering once again on "Refresh from Stress: 30-day Inspiration" to encourage faculty and staff to take simple steps toward improving stress management and resilience. The program runs during October; learn more and register.
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MORE NEWS
 

 

DISCUSSION
Explaining COVID-19 breakthrough infections
Emory experts Jay Varkey and Jodie Guest define breakthrough infections, explain why they happen and discuss how to prevent them.

 

COMMUNITY
Twin Memorials Working Group gets underway
The report of the Task Force on Untold Stories and Disenfranchised Populations calls for establishing memorials on the Atlanta and Oxford campuses honoring enslaved laborers. The Twin Memorials Working Group has formed to pursue that goal.

 

OPPORTUNITY
Get involved with ‘In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession’ symposium
There’s still time to be part of the symposium “In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession: Emory, Racism, and the Journey Towards Restorative Justice,” Sept. 29 through Oct. 1. Registrations are being accepted for attendees and volunteers.
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PHOTO GALLERY
 
First-Gen Welcome Back BBQ
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First-generation students, faculty and staff of Emory enjoyed a Welcome Back Barbecue in their honor on Sept. 17. View photos of the fun.
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
How COVID-19 changed scientific mentoring

 

How COVID-19 changed scientific mentoring
Sept. 22 |  Jen Heemstra |  Nature

Is the worst over? Models predict a steady decline in COVID cases through March

 

Is the worst over? Models predict a steady decline in COVID cases through March
Sept. 22 |  Natalie Dean |  National Public Radio

115 years ago, a deadly race riot reshaped Atlanta

 

115 years ago, a deadly race riot reshaped Atlanta
Sept. 21 |  Candy Tate |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
"In This Moment: A Conversation with Marie Watt and Cannupa Hanska Luger"

 

"In This Moment: A Conversation with Marie Watt and Cannupa Hanska Luger"
Join curators John Lukavic from the Denver Art Museum and Megan O'Neil from the Carlos Museum for a conversation with contemporary Indigenous artists Marie Watt and Cannupa Hanska Luger, whose work is featured in the exhibition “Each/Other.”
When: Sept. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Carlos Museum (Ackerman Hall) and online
Admission: Free
Webinar: "Learning from Women in our Latino Community"

 

Webinar: "Learning from Women in our Latino Community"
This reflection from Sister Teresa Maya will draw from the experience of the Latina woman’s faith experience of radical hospitality, unfolding mercy and accompaniment. The webinar is a part of the Aquinas Center’s “What's Next?” lecture series.
When: Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
Decatur Book Festival with Carol Anderson

 

Decatur Book Festival with Carol Anderson
Anderson will discuss her latest non-fiction book, “The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America;” moderated by WABE’s Rose Scott.
When: Oct. 2, 10:15 a.m.
Where: First Baptist Church of Decatur
Admission: Free; registration required
Decatur Book Festival with Tiphanie Yanique

 

Decatur Book Festival with Tiphanie Yanique
Yanique will be part of the literary fiction panel, discussing her new novel “Monster in the Middle” that releases Oct. 19; moderated by Nicole Stamant of Agnes Scott College.
When: Oct. 2, 12:45 p.m.
Where: First Baptist Church of Decatur
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Concert: "Beethoven and Bluegrass"
When: Sept. 25, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free; ticket required
 
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JWJI Colloquium: "Assimilation: An Alternative History" with Cathleen Ramirez
When: Sept. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Webinar: "Communicating with Infographics"
When: Sept. 29, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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