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Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021
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COMMITMENT
Slavery, dispossession symposium at Emory connects student activism to restorative justice
Emory’s “In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession” symposium educated attendees on the university’s history and inspired a stronger sense of community, challenging external and internalized racism.

 

HEALTH
COVID-19 Q&A: 'What is long COVID?'
Pulmonologist Alex Truong joined epidemiologist Jodie Guest to answer questions about long COVID, including who is at risk and what symptoms people may experience.

 

CAMPUS
Dean and University Librarian Yolanda Cooper to join Case Western Reserve University
Yolanda Cooper, university librarian and dean of libraries, will leave Emory to take the position of vice provost and Lindseth Family University Librarian at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, beginning Jan. 1, 2022.

MILESTONE
Oxford College renames historic building
Oxford College has renamed Language Hall after Judge Horace J. Johnson Jr., an alumnus who became the first Black Superior Court judge in the Alcovy Judicial Circuit, and established a scholarship endowment in his honor.
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The Future Starts With You
 
Emory Insider

 

Help kick off 2O36, Emory's campaign focused on investing in people for the benefit of people. On Friday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Quad will be open to you for an immersive experience like no other — interactive domes, food, giveaways and more! No registration required; learn more.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Check out the schedule of events during LGBTQ+ History Month
Check out the schedule of events during LGBTQ+ History Month

González Lectures to be held at Candler Oct. 22-23; register by Oct. 20 to attend virtually
González Lectures to be held at Candler Oct. 22-23; register by Oct. 20 to attend virtually

Applications for leadership, mentor and administrative professionals programs accepted until Nov. 8
Applications for leadership, mentor and administrative professionals programs accepted until Nov. 8

University Research Committee accepting funding proposals for 2022-23
University Research Committee accepting funding proposals for 2022-23
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ELECTION 2021
 
Emory Insider

 

Be an informed voter: Emory hosted a forum Oct. 5 for candidates vying to be the next mayor of Atlanta. The election is set for Tuesday, Nov. 2, and early voting started today. Learn more and watch a video of the forum.
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
Why religious exemptions for vaccine mandates are more telling than we want to admit

 

Why religious exemptions for vaccine mandates are more telling than we want to admit
Oct. 11 |  Ira Bedzow |  Forbes

How antiviral pill molnupiravir shot ahead in the COVID drug hunt

 

How antiviral pill molnupiravir shot ahead in the COVID drug hunt
Oct. 8 |  George Painter |  Nature

Nine pandemic words that almost no one gets right

 

Nine pandemic words that almost no one gets right
Oct. 8 |  Sri Edupuganti |  The Atlantic

Combating sickle cell disease takes a community-based approach

 

Combating sickle cell disease takes a community-based approach
Oct. 7 |  Beatrice Gee |  U.S. News and World Report
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Gallery Talk: Discussion of "Resonance: Recent Acquisitions in Photography"

 

Gallery Talk: Discussion of "Resonance: Recent Acquisitions in Photography"
Curator of Works on Paper Andi McKenzie explores the exhibition's themes (isolation and togetherness, loss and shared joy, fear and courage) as well as the very act of interpretation itself.
When: Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Works on Paper Gallery (Level One)
Admission: Free; registration required
Fall 2021 Reading Series with Tiphanie Yanique

 

Fall 2021 Reading Series with Tiphanie Yanique
In the annual Phillis Wheatley Reading, Yanique will read and sign her new novel, “Monster in the Middle.” She will be introduced by poet Emily Pérez, author of “What Flies Want” and winner of the 2021 Iowa Prize.
When: Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Climate Talks with Carlton Waterhouse of EPA’s Office of Land and Emergency Management
When: Oct. 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Oct.
 
Gender Fluidity Movement Workshop
When: Oct. 15, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: “This Amazing Day” with the Atlanta Master Chorale
When: Oct. 15, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $35
 
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Concert: Riyaaz Qawwali
When: Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Oct.
 
Webinar: "The 3 C’s of Effective Estate Planning"
When: Oct. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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MediaLab Fall Workshop: "Introduction to Audacity"
When: Oct. 19, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, MediaLab
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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