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Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021
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COMMUNITY
Emory 2O36 campaign launch to focus on the future
You may have seen the domes being built on the Quad — now come see what they are all about. The entire Emory community is invited to glimpse the future at the 2O36 launch event on Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., where President Gregory L. Fenves and other campus leaders will detail their visions for the university. The immersive experience also features interactive stations, live podcasts and the chance to share your own vision — all under those futuristic domes. Learn more and view the full schedule.

 

CAMPUS
Add your voice to Emory’s climate survey on racial diversity, equity and inclusion
Emory is partnering with the University of Southern California’s Race and Equity Center to assess the campus climate regarding racial diversity, equity and inclusion. Look for your email link and respond by Nov. 23.

 

SUSTAINABILITY
Emory Farmers Market, Start:ME give microbusinesses a place to thrive
With 20 vendors selling everything from produce to baked goods, the Emory Farmers Market supports local growers and reduces energy use caused by food transportation. Stop by Tuesday, Oct. 26, to visit the market and the Sustainable Food Fair, where you can explore Atlanta’s sustainable food offerings.

ACTIVITIES
Travel 'Swoop's Streets' as Homecoming events continue
Homecoming 2021 is in full swing as students explore iconic American streets on a cross-country “road trip.” The fun began with Jack Harlow in concert for Swoop’s Ball on Oct. 16 and continues through this weekend.

 

DISCUSSION
Emory humanities alumni discuss career pathways during virtual panels
Alumni Connections, the online panels connecting liberal arts undergraduates to successful alumni, returns this fall with more discussions about how skills honed by studying the humanities can open up meaningful career paths.

 

FOREFRONT
Emory president discusses research excellence and molnupiravir discovery
With Merck’s findings that Emory-discovered molnupiravir may significantly reduce the risk of hospitalization or death from COVID-19, Emory President Gregory L. Fenves joins epidemiologist Jodie Guest in a conversation about Emory’s history of research innovation.

LITERATURE
'Dracula' author Bram Stoker’s literary immortality celebrated in new Emory collection
Emory's Rose Library is now home to what has been described as the world’s most comprehensive collection of rare materials highlighting the work of Bram Stoker, the 19th-century Irish author best known for "Dracula.”
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Events recognizing LGBTQ+ History Month continue
Events recognizing LGBTQ+ History Month continue

Watch vintage amateur Emory films and learn about home movies on Oct. 21
Watch vintage amateur Emory films and learn about home movies on Oct. 21

Nominations being accepted for honorary degree consideration through Nov. 1
Nominations being accepted for honorary degree consideration through Nov. 1

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff
Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

Where science and social justice meet: Emory researcher awarded for HIV work
Where science and social justice meet: Emory researcher awarded for HIV work
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COVID-19 Campus Update
 
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Vaccine exemption policy: An important COVID-19 policy change for Emory University students, faculty and staff who are not fully vaccinated was shared last week. Read the message and visit Emory Forward to learn more about the vaccine requirement and next steps.
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Bram Stoker Trivia Night

 

Bram Stoker Trivia Night
Celebrate the Rose Library’s acquisition of the world's most comprehensive collection of Bram Stoker materials. Play in teams or individually, or just come to watch and learn fun facts about Dracula and related material.
When: Oct. 22, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
Sustainable Food Fair

 

Sustainable Food Fair
Farmers and sustainable food vendors will join the Emory community to engage in conversation about sustainable practices while you enjoy tasty and responsibly grown food and explore Atlanta’s sustainable food offerings. Local goods and produce will be available for purchase.
When: Oct. 26, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
Arts and Social Justice Fellowship Panel Discussion: "Social Justice Through Art"

 

Arts and Social Justice Fellowship Panel Discussion: "Social Justice Through Art"
During this virtual panel discussion, the 2021 Arts and Social Justice fellows and partnering faculty will address the role art plays in shifting perspectives and transforming education.
When: Oct. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Virtual Screening: "Fauci"

 

Virtual Screening: "Fauci"
"Fauci" from National Geographic films is a portrait of Dr. Anthony Fauci, a public servant, scientist, physician, husband and father whose career spans seven presidents and is bookended by two pandemics: HIV/AIDS, which shaped him, and COVID-19, which has tested him beyond all expectations. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Law and Religion, the Center for Ethics and the MirYam Institute Project in International Ethics and Leadership.
When: Oct. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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JWJI Webinar: "The Twin Pandemics: COVID and Racism"
When: Oct. 21, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Concert: Jazz on the Green
When: Oct. 21, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Patterson Green
Admission: Free
 
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Student Studio at the Carlos Museum: Cacao Vessels
When: Oct. 22, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Tate Room
Admission: Free
 
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Open Streets Emory Village Festival
When: Oct. 24, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Village
Admission: Free
 
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Cassandra Quave: "The Plant Hunter" Author Q & A
When: Oct. 26, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Student Center, Multipurpose Rooms 4-5-6
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Panel Discussion: "Emory Explores: The Intersection of Sexuality, Gender and Race"
When: Oct. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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