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Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021
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IMPACT
2O36 campaign charts bold course for Emory's future
Faculty, staff and students gathered on the Quad to celebrate the public launch of 2O36, a campaign focused on investing in people for the benefit of people. Named for Emory’s bicentennial, 2O36 includes priorities across the university, as well as special emphasis on three core areas: student flourishing, faculty eminence and research excellence.

 

COLLABORATION
NNSA and Emory blaze trails with new technology transfer partnership
Emory Law students in the Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results (TI:GER) program will be a critical part of commercializing National Nuclear Security Administration lab technology.

 

RESOURCES
Libraries roll out beta version of new search engine, request feedback
The Emory Libraries will launch a new search engine in January to improve library searches and results. Emory community members can test it and provide feedback now; faculty should update bookmarks and saved searches before late December.

 

RESEARCH
Emory receives $5.7 million NIH award to join national study on early brain development
Emory School of Medicine researchers have been awarded a five-year, $5.7 million grant to lead Emory’s role as one of 25 sites in NIH’s HEALthy Brain and Child Development study.

 

RECOGNITION
Emory Rehabilitation Hospital ranked No. 1 rehab hospital in Georgia
Newsweek has named Emory Rehabilitation Hospital the No. 1 rehabilitation hospital in Georgia on its list of America’s Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers 2021.

FOREFRONT
Emory supports Medicines Patent Pool and Merck license agreement for molnupiravir to treat COVID-19
The Medicines Patent Pool and Merck have entered into a licensing agreement to facilitate affordable access for molnupiravir, an investigational oral antiviral COVID-19 medicine, in 105 low- and middle-income countries.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Halloween fun: What better way to spend Halloween week than by visiting the Rose Library’s new pop-up exhibit highlighting the work of Bram Stoker, the 19th-century Irish author best known for "Dracula”? Emory's Rose Library is now home to what has been described as the world’s most comprehensive collection of rare materials highlighting Stoker’s work. Learn more.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Complete Emory’s attestation form by Oct. 29, regardless of where you receive the flu vaccine
Complete Emory’s attestation form by Oct. 29, regardless of where you receive the flu vaccine

University Research Committee accepting Albert A. Levy Award nominations through Nov. 30
University Research Committee accepting Albert A. Levy Award nominations through Nov. 30

See some highlights from the Homecoming week of "Swoop's Streets"
See some highlights from the Homecoming week of "Swoop's Streets"
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
A small town problem in Arbery trial jury selection: 'Everyone knows everyone'

 

A small town problem in Arbery trial jury selection: 'Everyone knows everyone'
Oct. 28 |  Annie Deets  |  Reuters

Many young voters don’t pay attention to local races; their peers want that to change

 

Many young voters don’t pay attention to local races; their peers want that to change
Oct. 28 |  Andra Gillespie and Eden Yonas |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Merck will share formula for its COVID pill with poor countries

 

Merck will share formula for its COVID pill with poor countries
Oct. 27 |  Emory University |  New York Times

Coca-Cola nearly doubled its advertising this year

 

Coca-Cola nearly doubled its advertising this year
Oct. 27 |  Jagdish Sheth |  Marketplace
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Emory Pride's Annual Drag Show

 

Emory Pride's Annual Drag Show
A staple of the Emory LGBTQ community since October 2004, members of the Emory community — LGBTQ or not — come together to watch students perform in drag. Representatives from student groups at Emory will perform for a chance to win the grand prize. Audience members can show off their own looks for a chance to win a gift card during intermission.
When: Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: Free (with suggested donation at the door going to the Trevor Project)
Concert: "Beethoven and a Big Band"

 

Concert: "Beethoven and a Big Band"
Celebrate Beethoven’s 200th birthday a year late in a concert with Joe Gransden’s 17-piece Big Band. The program includes Beethoven’s finest Trio — the “Archduke” — and classic and original hits by Atlanta’s own rockingest Big Band. With violinist Helen Kim and cellist Charae Kreuger.
When: Oct. 30, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free; registration and proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test result required
 
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In This Moment: “Resonance: Recent Acquisitions in Photography” Gallery Talk with Curator Andi McKenzie
When: Oct. 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Works on Paper Gallery
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Emory Concert Choir and the University Chorus
When: Oct. 29, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free; registration and proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test result required
 
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JWJI Colloquium: "Organizing for Civil Rights: SNCC's Activist Writing and Literary Legacy" with Sharon Monteith
When: Nov. 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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