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Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020
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HEALTH
How COVID-19 impacts the brain
When Elizabeth Matthews had a stroke, doctors discovered she also had COVID-19. From strokes to mental health, the Emory Brain Health Center is leading research on the neurological effects of the pandemic. The new season of “Your Fantastic Mind” debuts on GPB tonight with an in-depth look at Emory’s work on COVID-19 and the brain.

 

INTERNATIONAL
Emory supports nursing reforms in Ethiopia, with guidance from Kenya
Two Emory nursing students are forging a historic partnership with their counterparts in Kenya aimed at improving health care in their own home country, Ethiopia.

 

SUPPORT
'Healing Through Art' invites Emory community to share experiences of grief, loss and hope
Members of the Emory community are invited to share art representing their experiences of grief, loss and hope during recent months by contributing to the "Healing Through Art" online gallery.

 

IMPACT
NIH grant supports career development in women’s health research
Emory has received a $3.17 million funding from the NIH to continue to lead a career development program for junior investigators interested in pursuing women's health and sex differences research.

LITERATURE
Jericho Brown ponders the current moment in Decatur Book Festival keynote
Jericho Brown, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and director of Emory’s Creative Writing Program, opened the 2020 Decatur Book Festival in a virtual conversation that touched on his identity as a poet, creativity during the pandemic and more.
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DECATUR BOOK FESTIVAL
 
"Pray with Your Whole Life: On Howard Thurman and Thomas Merton"

 

"Pray with Your Whole Life: On Howard Thurman and Thomas Merton"
Georgia theologian, author and Emory alumna Barbara Brown Taylor will be in conversation with author Sophfronia Scott about their studies on Howard Thurman and Thomas Merton and prayer-centered life.
When: Sept. 10, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
"Crime Fiction Down South"

 

"Crime Fiction Down South"
History professor Carl Suddler moderates as award-winning novelists Tom Mullen, Attica Locke and S.A. Cosby discuss their hard-hitting crime novels set in Georgia, Texas and Virginia.
When: Sept. 14, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
"African American Poetry"

 

"African American Poetry"
Poet Kevin Young will take part in a conversation about the range of voices in African American poetry, both in his own writings and as a scholar working on the anthology “African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song.”
When: Sept. 22, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
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Take Note
 
Register for Rollins Takes Action webinar "Race, Racism and Health" on Sept. 11
Register for Rollins Takes Action webinar "Race, Racism and Health" on Sept. 11

Emilie Townes to present Anna Julia Cooper Lecture for Candler on Sept. 17
Emilie Townes to present Anna Julia Cooper Lecture for Candler on Sept. 17

Need some extra writing help? Schedule a session with the Writing Center
Need some extra writing help? Schedule a session with the Writing Center

Get involved with sustainability efforts on campus
Get involved with sustainability efforts on campus

New Synergy awardees represent spirit of partnership in COVID-19 research
New Synergy awardees represent spirit of partnership in COVID-19 research
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Emory In The News
 
Exercise may make it easier to bounce back from stress

 

Exercise may make it easier to bounce back from stress
Sept. 9 |  David Weinshenker |  New York Times

Simple ways to stay safe from coronavirus next time you fly

 

Simple ways to stay safe from coronavirus next time you fly
Sept. 7 |  Henry Wu |  TODAY

The Supreme Court’s starring role in democracy’s demise

 

The Supreme Court’s starring role in democracy’s demise
Sept. 6 |  Carol Anderson |  Boston Globe
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Featured Events
 
"Cherokee Art: Past, Present and Future"

 

"Cherokee Art: Past, Present and Future"
The Carlos Museum welcomes guest presenter Jace Weaver of the University of Georgia, who will examine the enduring legacy of Cherokee art, focusing especially on masks and basketry.
When: Sept. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration requested
Beethoven Violin and Cello Sonatas

 

Beethoven Violin and Cello Sonatas
The Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta continues its celebration of Beethoven's 250th birthday with a performance of his Cello Sonata No. 3 and Violin Sonata No. 7.
When: Sept. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Emory Virtual Fall Career and Internship Fair

 

Emory Virtual Fall Career and Internship Fair
Register through Handshake to learn how you can explore career options and experiential opportunities such as internships.
When: Sept. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
Ibram X. Kendi : "How to Be an Antiracist"

 

Ibram X. Kendi : "How to Be an Antiracist"
Hear Ibram X. Kendi, New York Times bestselling author of "How to Be an Antiracist," speak on our individual responsibility to create a more just and equitable society through the transformative concept of antiracism.
When: Sept. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
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