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Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021
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COMMITMENT
Student mental health support available through drop-in counseling, skills groups, 'Let’s Talk' sessions and more
Staying physically and emotionally healthy is an important part of academic success and overall well-being. Emory’s campuses offer numerous programs to support students and teach valuable coping and resilience skills.

 

IMPACT
John R. Lewis Racial Justice Case Competition expands in second year
Applications are now open for Goizueta Business School’s second John R. Lewis Racial Justice Case Competition. The competition seeks student leaders to investigate how companies can address racial injustice within their organizations.

 

CLASSROOM
Learning to look beyond health headlines
Students in “Critiquing Health News,” taught by epidemiologist Cecile Janssens, learn to deconstruct scientific research and think critically about news coverage being shared and how to put their knowledge into action.

CAMPUS
9 free things to do in October
The full return to campus has meant a resurgence of events, both virtual and in person. From museum exhibits and thought-provoking lectures to concerts and Homecoming 2021, the month brings something for everyone.
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The Future Starts With You
 
Emory Insider

 

Help kick off 2O36, Emory's campaign focused on investing in people for the benefit of people. On Friday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Quad will be open to you for an immersive experience like no other — interactive domes, food, giveaways and more! No registration required; learn more.
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RESEARCH NEWS
 

 

EUA application expected for COVID-19 antiviral discovered at Emory
Molnupiravir, an investigational oral antiviral drug discovered by Emory researchers, appears to significantly reduce the risk of hospitalization or death in patients with mild to moderate COVID-19, according to interim data from a Phase 3 study. The company developing the drug plans to submit an application for Emergency Use Authorization to the U.S. FDA.

 

'Tractor beam' to treat pediatric cancer earns NIH Transformative Research Award
Emory provost and biomedical scientist Ravi Bellamkonda has received the National Institutes of Health Director’s Transformative Research Award for his work using electrical fields to treat a particularly aggressive pediatric cancer.

 

NIH New Innovator Award recipient studying the use of artificial intelligence for paralysis
Emory researcher Chethan Pandarinath is using artificial intelligence to build brain-machine interfaces to assist people with paralysis, specifically those with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The NIH award will support a clinical trial launching this fall.

 

Researcher focused on imaging metabolism receives NIH New Innovator Award
The NIH has announced a New Innovator Award for Emory researcher Candace Fleischer, who plans to use magnetic resonance imaging in new ways to study metabolic disease.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Hear President Fenves discuss research excellence and the discovery of Molnupiravir
Hear President Fenves discuss research excellence and the discovery of Molnupiravir

Get your free flu shot at White Hall by Oct. 29
Get your free flu shot at White Hall by Oct. 29

Winship 5K raises spirits and more than $800K for cancer research
Winship 5K raises spirits and more than $800K for cancer research
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Emory's Annual Campus Safety Fair

 

Emory's Annual Campus Safety Fair
Come learn about the safety resources available to Emory students, faculty and staff and stick around for free giveaways, games, chances to win a gift card and more.
When: Oct. 7, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
Lecture: "Excavation: Mining Memory for Restitution and Redemption" with Emory Arts Fellow Masud Olufani

 

Lecture: "Excavation: Mining Memory for Restitution and Redemption" with Emory Arts Fellow Masud Olufani
Olufani will present an overview of his multidisciplinary practice and will discuss how the history of racial trauma and the creative ways that marginalized populations have practiced constructive resilience in the face of sustained brutalization have served as a catalyst for his work.
When: Oct. 7, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum (Ackerman Hall) and online
Admission: Free; registration required
Oxford College Horace Johnson Hall Dedication Ceremony

 

Oxford College Horace Johnson Hall Dedication Ceremony
Watch the ceremony at Oxford College as the historic Language Hal​l is rededicated and renamed in honor of the late Horace J. Johnson Jr., an Oxford and Emory graduate and the first Black superior court judge in the Alcovy Judicial Circuit, which covers Newton and Walton counties.
When: Oct. 8, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Student Night at the Carlos

 

Student Night at the Carlos
Explore the “Each/Other: Marie Watt and Cannupa Hanska Luger” exhibit. Students will receive free Carlos Museum sketchbooks and pencils, drawing prompts for exploring the exhibition and stickers of iconic artworks from the permanent collection.
When: Oct. 13, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Jazz on the Green
When: Oct. 7, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Patterson Green
Admission: Free
 
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Conversation: "Indigenous Storytelling: Language, Culture and Nature" with Maung Nyeu
When: Oct. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Workshop: "DIY 3D Printing at Emory"
When: Oct. 12, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: "Intercultural Communication Skills for Students"
When: Oct. 15, 3:30 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 250
Admission: Free; registration required by Oct. 12
 
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