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Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021
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COMMUNITY
Emory honors veterans and their service
For Veterans Day, get to know just a few of the many students, faculty and staff who bring their military experience to the university's mission to “create, preserve, teach, and apply knowledge in the service of humanity.” A ceremony is scheduled Thursday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. on the Emory Quadrangle.

 

ACTIVITIES
10 free things to do on campus in November
Campus activities this month range from thought-provoking lectures to immersive drama experiences and multiple concerts, including a joint performance by Emory’s symphony orchestra and wind ensemble on Nov. 20.

 

ATHLETICS
Eagles advance to NCAA tournaments; Emory to host volleyball and men’s soccer opening rounds
Emory’s volleyball, men’s soccer and women’s soccer teams have advanced to compete in their respective NCAA Division III championship tournaments, with Emory hosting opening NCAA rounds for both volleyball and men’s soccer later this week. Learn how you can cheer on the Eagles.

ENVIRONMENT
Emory joins Race to Zero, Climate Leadership Network to reduce carbon emissions
After meeting with student leaders in the Emory Climate Coalition, President Gregory L. Fenves joined Race to Zero, an alliance of educational institutions devoted to achieving zero carbon emissions.

 

SERVICE
There's still time to participate in Emory Cares Day
Give back to the community through Emory Cares Day on Saturday, Nov. 13. Atlanta campus students can register through The Hub; Oxford campus students can sign up through the Emory Cares project page. Learn more about the day.

 

IMPACT
United Kingdom becomes first country to approve Emory-discovered drug for COVID-19
An Emory-invented antiviral treatment for COVID-19 has been authorized by British regulators, making molnupiravir the first antiviral pill approved for use against SARS-CoV-2. An emergency use application is also under consideration by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CONNECTIONS
New Emory program explores ‘LINCs’ between courses in different disciplines
Neuroscience and human health. Differential mathematics and dance. Atmospheric chemistry and German studies. Through the Learning through Inclusive Collaboration Initiative, students and faculty in paired classes come together to explore real-world problems through interdisciplinary perspectives.
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First-Gen Week: Celebrate Emory’s first-generation community Nov. 8-12 with other first-gen students, faculty and staff. In partnership with campus offices and first-gen undergraduate and graduate student groups, Emory First-Gen Week will feature opportunities to learn more about first-gen resources and communities at Emory as well as panels, receptions and meet-ups. Learn more about First-Gen Week and view the schedule of events.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Research roundup: Recent grants and publications for Emory faculty and staff
Research roundup: Recent grants and publications for Emory faculty and staff

Emory launches study to understand long COVID-19 as part of nationwide initiative
Emory launches study to understand long COVID-19 as part of nationwide initiative

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

Share your feedback on beta version of Emory Libraries’ new search engine
Share your feedback on beta version of Emory Libraries’ new search engine
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Webinar: "Post-Election Reflection on Voting in Georgia"

 

Webinar: "Post-Election Reflection on Voting in Georgia"
Tharon Johnson and Brian Robinson, hosts of NPR’s Political Breakfast, will hold an interactive debate on the implications of the recent Atlanta elections. Ed Lee III of the Emory Barkley Forum will moderate the discussion. Presented by the Emory Votes Initiative.
When: Nov. 10, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Emory's Annual Veterans Day Commemoration

 

Emory's Annual Veterans Day Commemoration
Pay tribute to veterans during this event that will include a flag ceremony with Emory veterans and ROTC cadets; remarks from U.S. Army veteran Max Hilsman; and a moment of silence at 11:11 a.m. for Armistice Day, which marks the end of World War I hostilities at the 11th minute of the 11th hour of the 11th month.
When: Nov. 11, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
Admission: Free
Rothschild Lecture: “The Demand for Justice: Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Jewish Tradition” with Dahlia Lithwick

 

Rothschild Lecture: “The Demand for Justice: Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Jewish Tradition” with Dahlia Lithwick
In the annual Rothschild Lecture, journalist Lithwick will explore the life and jurisprudence of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg through a Jewish lens, including how her religious upbringing and immigrant background shaped her constitutional worldview and philosophy of what America could and should be.
When: Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
Lecture: "Agency and Power: Black Women in Politics" with Pearl Dowe

 

Lecture: "Agency and Power: Black Women in Politics" with Pearl Dowe
Dowe discusses her current book project on the role of Black women in American politics with Andra Gillespie, director of the James Weldon Johnson Institute. Part of the “First Fridays at 4” lecture series, where Emory professors share their latest research on topics related to race, difference and equity (program was rescheduled).
When: Nov. 12, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
An Evening with William Cope Moyers

 

An Evening with William Cope Moyers
Bestselling author and national recovery advocate Moyers will share his personal story of overcoming addiction. A former Atlantan and CNN journalist, Moyers is a vice president at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and was a key player in the creation of the Addiction Alliance of Georgia, a recently formed partnership between Hazelden Betty Ford and Emory Healthcare.
When: Nov. 14, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, Atlanta
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Emory Climate Talk with Artist Cannupa Hanska Luger
When: Nov. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum (Ackerman Hall) and online
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: "Homage to the Blues" with violinist Geneva Lewis and pianist Chenny Gan
When: Nov. 12, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $30 general admission; $10 for Emory students; proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test result required
 
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Concert: Emory Collaborative Piano
When: Nov. 14, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free; registration required; proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test result required
 
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Webinar: “Diversity, Objectivity and Journalistic Integrity” presented by Emory’s Center for the Study of Law and Religion and Forbes
When: Nov. 15, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration 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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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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