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Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021
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2O36 Campaign Launch
 
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The future starts now: You may have seen the domes being built on the Quad — now come see what they are all about. The entire Emory community is invited to glimpse the future at the 2O36 campaign launch on Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., where President Gregory L. Fenves and other campus leaders will detail their visions for the university. The immersive experience also features interactive stations, live podcasts and the chance to share your own vision — all under those futuristic domes. Learn more about 2O36 and Friday's event.
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SCIENCE
Into the heart of brightness
Emory ethnobotanist Cassandra Quave publishes a memoir celebrating a life in science, from her roots to the fruits of her labor. Join a campus question-and-answer session with Quave on Tuesday, Oct. 26.

 

SUPPORT
Emory's Center for the Study of Law and Religion receives gift from The MirYam Institute for ethics, leadership development
A new four-year project will focus on values-driven impact in law, religion, health and security, incorporating Israeli and international experts.

 

health
From boosters to vaccine hesitancy, a biostatistician weighs in on the data
Natalie Dean of Rollins School of Public Health answers questions about COVID-19 boosters, breakthrough infections, vaccine hesitancy and her path to infectious diseases research.

 

community
Emory Farmers Market, Start:ME give microbusinesses a place to thrive
With 20 vendors selling everything from produce to baked goods, the Emory Farmers Market supports local growers and reduces energy use caused by food transportation. Stop by Tuesday, Oct. 26, to visit the market and the Sustainable Food Fair, where you can explore Atlanta’s sustainable food offerings.

 

RECOGNITION
Where science and social justice meet: Researcher awarded for HIV work
Emory physician-scientist Colleen Kelley has won the 2021 Award for Excellence in HIV research. Kelley has focused her work at the intersection of science and social justice.

literature
'Dracula' author Bram Stoker’s literary immortality celebrated in new Emory collection
Emory's Rose Library is now home to what has been described as the world’s most comprehensive collection of rare materials highlighting the work of Bram Stoker, the 19th-century Irish author best known for "Dracula.”
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Honorary degree nominations: Staff, faculty, students and alumni are invited to nominate an individual to receive an honorary Emory degree. Nominees have achieved the highest distinction in their fields while also demonstrating a transformational influence; their lives and careers exemplify a commitment to values shared by Emory. Nominations are due by Nov. 1. Learn more at the Honorary Degrees website.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Events recognizing LGBTQ+ History Month continue
Events recognizing LGBTQ+ History Month continue

Students travel ‘Swoop’s Streets’ for Homecoming 2021
Students travel ‘Swoop’s Streets’ for Homecoming 2021

Share your ideas for the new Emory Interfaith Center
Share your ideas for the new Emory Interfaith Center

Applications for leadership, mentor and administrative professionals programs accepted until Nov. 8
Applications for leadership, mentor and administrative professionals programs accepted until Nov. 8
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
What the death rattle and capital punishment have in common

 

What the death rattle and capital punishment have in common
Oct. 21 |  Ira Bedzow and Joel B. Zivot |  STAT

Colin Powell’s affirmative action stance also defined him as a Black Republican

 

Colin Powell’s affirmative action stance also defined him as a Black Republican
Oct. 20 |  Andra Gillespie |  NBC News

Gates Foundation to spend $120 million to speed access to generics of Merck COVID-19 pill

 

Gates Foundation to spend $120 million to speed access to generics of Merck COVID-19 pill
Oct. 20 |  Emory University |  Reuters
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Bram Stoker Trivia Night

 

Bram Stoker Trivia Night
Celebrate the Rose Library’s acquisition of the world's most comprehensive collection of Bram Stoker materials. Play in teams or individually, or just come to watch and learn fun facts about Dracula and related material.
When: Oct. 22, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
Sustainable Food Fair

 

Sustainable Food Fair
Farmers and sustainable food vendors will join the Emory community to engage in conversation about sustainable practices while you enjoy tasty and responsibly grown food and explore Atlanta’s sustainable food offerings. Local goods and produce will be available for purchase.
When: Oct. 26, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
Arts and Social Justice Fellowship Panel Discussion: "Social Justice Through Art"

 

Arts and Social Justice Fellowship Panel Discussion: "Social Justice Through Art"
During this virtual panel discussion, the 2021 Arts and Social Justice fellows and partnering faculty will address the role art plays in shifting perspectives and transforming education.
When: Oct. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Virtual Screening: "Fauci"

 

Virtual Screening: "Fauci"
"Fauci" from National Geographic films is a portrait of Dr. Anthony Fauci, a public servant, scientist, physician, husband and father whose career spans seven presidents and is bookended by two pandemics: HIV/AIDS, which shaped him, and COVID-19, which has tested him beyond all expectations. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Law and Religion, the Center for Ethics and the MirYam Institute Project in International Ethics and Leadership.
When: Oct. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Open Streets Emory Village Festival
When: Oct. 24, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Village
Admission: Free
 
26
Oct.
 
Cassandra Quave: "The Plant Hunter" Author Q & A
When: Oct. 26, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center, Multipurpose Rooms 4-5-6
Admission: Free; registration required
 
27
Oct.
 
Panel Discussion: "Emory Explores: The Intersection of Sexuality, Gender and Race"
When: Oct. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
28
Oct.
 
Juliet E. Shield Symposium on Compassion: "Healing the Separations: The Critical Need for Socially-engaged Compassion and the Science of Cultivating It" with Rhonda Magee
When: Oct. 28, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Panel Discussion: "Women in Global Research" with Fulbright Distinguished Chairs from Brazil and South Africa
When: Oct. 28, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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