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Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021
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COMMUNITY
Emory students help Atlanta communities have ‘Faith in the Vaccine’
Through a six-month internship program, undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent alumni, are working to cultivate trust within diverse communities to lessen COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy.

 

HEALTH CARE
Lewin to step down from leadership of Woodruff Health Sciences Center and Emory Healthcare
Since 2016, Jonathan S. Lewin has led record-breaking growth in clinical volumes, research funding and patient quality outcomes. He will become a member of the Emory faculty after a new executive vice president for health affairs joins the university.

 

SUPPORT
Emory receives $6 million grant to accelerate Parkinson’s disease treatment research
Emory researchers received a three-year, $6.3 million grant from the Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s Collaborative Research Network for research into the motor cortical disturbances caused by Parkinson’s disease, which affects more than 6 million people worldwide.

 

UNIVERSITY
Faulkner to serve as Emory University chief compliance officer
On Nov. 15, Kenya Faulkner took the helm of Emory’s Office of Compliance, which provides leadership and oversight for all university compliance activities and adheres to the highest legal, professional and ethical standards.

 

SUSTAINABILITY
Emory selects Goodr as new waste management provider
Emory has partnered with waste management and hunger relief company Goodr as its holistic waste management provider to help achieve the university’s zero landfill waste goal. The partnership has already diverted nearly 140,000 pounds of food waste from landfills.

HONOR
Emory commemorates Veterans Day
The American flag waved against a pale gray fall sky as the Emory community gathered Nov. 11 on the Quad to commemorate Veterans Day. After the ceremony, students, faculty, staff and alumni who are veterans posed for group photo.
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PHOTO GALLERY
 
Serving the community through Emory Cares Day
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Hundreds of members of the Emory community participated in the 18th annual Emory Cares Day of Service on Saturday, Nov. 13, helping with a wide array of community projects in the Atlanta area and beyond. View photos from the day.
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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

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

Faculty can apply now for rapid response grants through Emory Global Health Institute; learn more
Faculty can apply now for rapid response grants through Emory Global Health Institute; learn more

Owens named chair-elect of Georgia Hospital Association Board of Trustees
Owens named chair-elect of Georgia Hospital Association Board of Trustees
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
Analyzing the COVID pandemic roughly 20 months after cases broke out

 

Analyzing the COVID pandemic roughly 20 months after cases broke out
Nov. 13 |  Jodie Guest |  CBS News

America's tax code advantages white wealth over Black wealth — here's how reforms can make the system do better for everyone

 

America's tax code advantages white wealth over Black wealth — here's how reforms can make the system do better for everyone
Nov. 13 |  Dorothy Brown |  Business Insider

Atlanta leads nation in inflation, hitting drivers hard in their wallets

 

Atlanta leads nation in inflation, hitting drivers hard in their wallets
Nov. 12 |  Tom Smith |  WAGA FOX 5 Atlanta
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Artivist Market from Art for Heart

 

Artivist Market from Art for Heart
Art for Heart, founded by Emory undergraduates, will host the Artivist Market to promote the work of their affiliated artists, but also to be the catalyst in creating new relationships in the art industry to promote diversity. Atlanta artists will display their work based in activism for viewing and/or purchasing.
When: Nov. 18, 5:00 p.m.
Where: The Hatchery, 1578 Avenue Place, Suite 200
Admission: Free; registration required
Concert: Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble

 

Concert: Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble
Enjoy an evening of music during this joint concert featuring standard and emerging works for symphony orchestra and wind ensemble. Paul Bhasin and Tyler Ehrlich conduct.
When: Nov. 20, 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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Joint Reading with Emory Arts Fellows
When: Nov. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Howard Thurman Lecture: "What to Do If the FBI Knocks: A Primer for Black Protestant Faith Communities" with Lerone A. Martin
When: Nov. 17, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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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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Dean's Lecture: "Entrusted by God: Towards an Ethic of Christian Entrustedness" with Teresa Morgan
When: Nov. 18, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology (Pitts Lecture Hall) and online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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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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JWJI Colloquium: "Retelling Stories in Photography about the Black Civil War Soldier" with Deborah Willis
When: Nov. 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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