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For Students of Emory University
Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021
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CONNECTIONS
Renovated identity spaces unveiled on Emory’s Atlanta campus
A ribbon cutting and open house on Sept. 8 marked the reopening of updated identity spaces for the Emory Black Student Union, Office of LGBT Life, Centro Latinx and the Center for Women, plus a new center for Asian Pacific Islander Desi/American students.

 

SUPPORT
Emory creates Asian Student Center
The new Asian Student Center on Emory’s Atlanta campus provides a place for students to explore their own cultures and backgrounds, become involved with advocacy and activism or simply hang out with friends.

 

RECOGNITION
Emory ranked among top national universities by U.S. News
Emory University ranks 21st among the nation’s top universities in the 2022 edition of Best Colleges from U.S. News & World Report.

 

COMMITMENT
Southern Company Foundation funds new Center for Civil Rights and Social Justice at Emory Law
Emory has received a transformative grant from Southern Company Foundation to establish the Emory University School of Law Center for Civil Rights and Social Justice and support other student success and access initiatives through Emory College and Winship Cancer Center.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory partners with Atlanta mayor’s office to provide COVID-19 vaccines in Piedmont Park
When the Atlanta mayor’s office partnered with event promoter Live Nation to offer free passes to Music Midtown for anyone who got a COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up clinic, they turned to Emory’s Outbreak Response Team for help.

INSIGHT
Students hope to foster greater sense of belonging at symposium on slavery and dispossession
“In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession,” set for Sept. 29-Oct. 1, will feature student-led discussions, performances and art exhibits, as well as presentations by renowned scholars and community members.
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OTHER NEWS
 
IMPACT
Emory receives record funding for research with $894 million in last year
Emory University received $894.7 million in fiscal year 2021 for tackling the challenges of our time. Investigators won grants for research on COVID-19, brain health, climate change, health disparities, racial and social justice, and much more.

 

INVOLVEMENT
Emory OPEN: Where Emory meets Atlanta
A new online platform, Emory OPEN (Opportunity, Partnership and Engagement Network), facilitates collaboration between community partners and Emory faculty, students, staff and alumni.

 

CAMPUS
Apollo 15 exhibit brings humanities impact of historic exploration to life
Students, faculty and staff on Emory’s Atlanta campus this fall can take a vicarious trip to the moon with the Apollo 15 exhibit on Level 3 of the Robert W. Woodruff Library.

 

SCIENCE
Emory physicists show 'how low you can go' with Leidenfrost effect
A new technique probes a phenomenon important to a range of industrial and natural processes. Graduate student Dana Harvey used it to explain the robustness of vapor layers that make water drops levitate over a superheated surface.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Candler Concert Series: Enjoy performances by some of the best classical, crossover and jazz musicians. Highlights include South African soprano Pretty Yende, the Grammy Award-winning Branford Marsalis Quartet, a recital with renowned pianist Yuja Wang and violinist Leonidas Kavakos and a special Candler Dance event with Urban Bush Women. See the schedule, hear snippets from each artist and call the box office to learn how to get an Emory student discount.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Enter the Emory Global Health Student Photography Contest by Sept. 30; learn more
Enter the Emory Global Health Student Photography Contest by Sept. 30; learn more

Emory experts discuss the difference between COVID-19 'third doses' and 'boosters'
Emory experts discuss the difference between COVID-19 'third doses' and 'boosters'

Emory Eagles are back in action; read the news and view schedules on the athletics website
Emory Eagles are back in action; read the news and view schedules on the athletics website
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Workshop Series: "Designing for Humans"

 

Workshop Series: "Designing for Humans"
Take a deep dive into human-centered design with Google (and Emory) alumna Quinn O'Briant. The four-session series will focus on one of the most influential innovation processes used in industries ranging from human services to high-growth software design.
When: Sept. 21, 6:00 p.m.
Where: The Hatchery, Emory Center for Innovation
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Presentation: "The Anatomy of Loneliness" with Chikako Ozawa-de Silva
When: Sept. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Psychology Building
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: "Make Your Own Paper"
When: Sept. 16, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Computing Center, ArtsLab
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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JWJI Colloquium: "Illegal Immigrants/Model Minorities: Asian Americans and the Afterlives of Political Stigma" with Heidi Kim
When: Sept. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Workshop: "DIY 3D Printing at Emory"
When: Sept. 21, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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