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Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021
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COMMUNITY
Emory honors veterans and their service
On Veterans Day, Emory honors students, faculty and staff who bring their military experience to the university's mission to “create, preserve, teach, and apply knowledge in the service of humanity.” Get to know just a few of the veterans in roles across Emory.

 

ATHLETICS
Eagles advance to NCAA tournaments; Emory to host volleyball and men’s soccer opening rounds
Emory’s volleyball, men’s soccer and women’s soccer teams have advanced to compete in their respective NCAA Division III championship tournaments, with Emory hosting opening NCAA rounds for both volleyball and men’s soccer later this week. Learn how you can cheer on the Eagles.

HEALTH
COVID-19 Q&A: What you need to know about vaccines for kids
Children ages 5-11 are now eligible to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine under an Emergency Use Authorization from the FDA. Emory teamed up with our partners at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta to answer parents’ questions on this important development.

 

FOREFRONT
Study of cardiac imaging tests new CT-based procedure
Emory researchers recently performed a cardiac imaging procedure that was the first of its kind in Georgia. It is called dynamic myocardial CT perfusion imaging or "cardiac CTP imaging" for short.

ENVIRONMENT
Emory joins Race to Zero, Climate Leadership Network to reduce carbon emissions
After meeting with student leaders in the Emory Climate Coalition, President Gregory L. Fenves joined Race to Zero, an alliance of educational institutions devoted to achieving zero carbon emissions.
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CAPITOL REPORT
 
Emory Insider

 

From the federal Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act to the local Latino Youth Leadership Conference, learn about Emory's recent efforts in federal affairs, state affairs and community engagement from the Office of Government & Community Affairs newsletter.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Complete Emory's climate survey on racial diversity, equity and inclusion by Nov. 23
Complete Emory's climate survey on racial diversity, equity and inclusion by Nov. 23

"Global Health at Home: Emory Students Document Health Issues in the U.S." photography exhibit open
"Global Health at Home: Emory Students Document Health Issues in the U.S." photography exhibit open

Emory's School of Nursing ranked No. 3 in NIH funding among nursing schools
Emory's School of Nursing ranked No. 3 in NIH funding among nursing schools
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
How do leaders create impact? According to Gale King, intentionally

 

How do leaders create impact? According to Gale King, intentionally
Nov. 11 |  Ira Bedzow |  Forbes

Black love or war? A comprehensive look into the impact of racism on dating and relationships

 

Black love or war? A comprehensive look into the impact of racism on dating and relationships
Nov. 10 |  Dianne Stewart |  EBONY

COVID vaccine booster shots for all adults could be here by Thanksgiving — and new data says you should get one immediately

 

COVID vaccine booster shots for all adults could be here by Thanksgiving — and new data says you should get one immediately
Nov. 10 |  Colleen Kelley |  CNBC
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Rothschild Lecture: "The Demand for Justice: Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Jewish Tradition" with Dahlia Lithwick

 

Rothschild Lecture: "The Demand for Justice: Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Jewish Tradition" with Dahlia Lithwick
In the annual Rothschild Lecture, journalist Lithwick will explore the life and jurisprudence of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg through a Jewish lens, including how her religious upbringing and immigrant background shaped her constitutional worldview and philosophy of what America could and should be.
When: Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
Lecture: "Agency and Power: Black Women in Politics" with Pearl Dowe

 

Lecture: "Agency and Power: Black Women in Politics" with Pearl Dowe
Dowe discusses her current book project on the role of Black women in American politics with Andra Gillespie, director of the James Weldon Johnson Institute. Part of the “First Fridays at 4” lecture series, where Emory professors share their latest research on topics related to race, difference and equity (program was rescheduled).
When: Nov. 12, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
An Evening with William Cope Moyers

 

An Evening with William Cope Moyers
Bestselling author and national recovery advocate Moyers will share his personal story of overcoming addiction. A former Atlantan and CNN journalist, Moyers is a vice president at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and was a key player in the creation of the Addiction Alliance of Georgia, a recently formed partnership between Hazelden Betty Ford and Emory Healthcare.
When: Nov. 14, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, Atlanta
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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First-Gen Week Community Dinner
When: Nov. 12, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall Plaza
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: "Homage to the Blues" with violinist Geneva Lewis and pianist Chenny Gan
When: Nov. 12, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $30 general admission; $10 for Emory students; proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test result required
 
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Concert: Voices of Inner Strength
When: Nov. 13, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel Sanctuary and Live Stream
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Emory Collaborative Piano
When: Nov. 14, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free; registration required; proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test result required
 
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Webinar: "Diversity, Objectivity and Journalistic Integrity" presented by Emory’s Center for the Study of Law and Religion and Forbes
When: Nov. 15, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Public Humanities at Emory: "Race, Culture and Public Exhibitions"
When: Nov. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Joint Reading with Emory Arts Fellows
When: Nov. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Complexity: From Materials to Climate" about the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics
When: Nov. 17, 5:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Panel Discussion: "Migration and Health in a Latinx Context"
When: Nov. 18, 6:15 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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