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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
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FOCUS ON CORONAVIRUS
 
CAMPUS
Social distancing key to keeping yourself and others safe
Although everyone in the Emory community is disappointed about changes related to the COVID-19 outbreak, the best way to keep yourself and others safe is through social distancing, including moving out of residence halls as soon as possible.

 

INFORMATION
Get the latest coronavirus updates for the Emory community
Visit Emory’s central hub for information about COVID-19 daily for newly updated information and answers to common questions on topics including classes, housing, events, finances, logistics and more as we all make this transition together.

 

EVENTS
Emory cancels traditional Commencement activities
Emory President Claire E. Sterk explains that the university has made the difficult, but absolutely necessary, decision to cancel traditional on-campus Commencement activities to ensure the safety and well-being of our community. However, planning already is underway to celebrate and commemorate the Class of 2020.

 

RESEARCH
Emory among U.S. sites hosting new clinical trial for COVID-19 treatment
Emory will participate in an NIH-sponsored global clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of novel therapeutic agents in hospitalized adult patients diagnosed with COVID-19. The drug remdesivir is the first agent to be evaluated.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Take advantage of express check-out procedures on Atlanta campus
Take advantage of express check-out procedures on Atlanta campus

Follow these guidelines when moving from the Oxford campus
Follow these guidelines when moving from the Oxford campus

Keep up-to-date on shuttle schedules and parking services
Keep up-to-date on shuttle schedules and parking services

Emory Dining updates hours of operation during extended spring break
Emory Dining updates hours of operation during extended spring break

Woodruff PE Center and SAAC closed until further notice
Woodruff PE Center and SAAC closed until further notice
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Educate yourself: Have questions about COVID-19? Information is power, so tune in for a Facebook Live Q&A with Emory infectious disease expert Carlos del Rio on Thursday, March 19, at 4 p.m. EST.
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ACHIEVEMENT
Graduate, professional schools ranked among best by U.S. News
Emory University's graduate and professional schools and programs are ranked among the best in the nation, according to analysis and surveys released in U.S. News and World Report's 2021 edition of “America's Best Graduate Schools” guide.

 

PARTNERSHIPS
FIRST program marks 20 years of cross-training postdoc candidates
FIRST (Fellowships in Research and Science Teaching) is now the largest and longest continuously-operating biomedical postdoc training program in the U.S. The innovative program is a collaboration between Emory and Morehouse College, Spelman College, Clark Atlanta University and the Morehouse School of Medicine.
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EMORY EXPERTS ON COVID-19
 
Ships, planes and other spots are getting a 'deep clean.' What's that mean?

 

Ships, planes and other spots are getting a 'deep clean.' What's that mean?
March 17 |  Benjamin Lopman |  National Public Radio

Motivation: How to get it, keep it and use it, even during a pandemic when you may need it most

 

Motivation: How to get it, keep it and use it, even during a pandemic when you may need it most
March 17 |  Michael Treadway |  CNN

Panic-buying a natural reaction to uncertainty, behavioral experts say

 

Panic-buying a natural reaction to uncertainty, behavioral experts say
March 14 |  Nadine Kaslow |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Separate the sick from the healthy: Why social distancing works

 

Separate the sick from the healthy: Why social distancing works
March 13 |  Jay Steinberg |  NBC News

U.S. hospitals brace for 'tremendous strain' from new virus

 

U.S. hospitals brace for 'tremendous strain' from new virus
March 13 |  Bruce Ribner |  Associated Press
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