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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
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COMMUNITY
Emory to hold online vigil June 5 to mourn victims of racist violence
Read messages from President Claire E. Sterk and President-elect Gregory L. Fenves as the university comes together Friday, June 5, for an online solidarity vigil to mourn victims of racist violence and lift our hope for an anti-racist world.

 

VIEWPOINTS
Georgia primary will be a preview of November election, say Emory experts
Emory political experts say that new election realities in the state mean that Georgia's primary on June 9 is in many ways a preview of how November’s presidential election process will unfold.

 

CONNECTIONS
Undergraduate researcher explores architecture of Atlanta’s Fox Theatre
Ever wonder about the Fox Theatre’s iconic design? Study abroad last summer in Spain and Morocco helped Rizky Etika analyze the architectural influences of the Atlanta landmark, which reflects both Islamic history and the late American industrial age.

 

LITERATURE
Emory College AAE hosts virtual book club featuring faculty authors
A virtual book club featuring works by Emory College faculty kicks off Thursday, June 4, with Tayari Jones discussing her New York Times bestseller “An American Marriage.” The discussion will begin at 7 p.m.

 

RECOGNITION
Students receive Emory Libraries’ undergraduate research awards
Four students were recognized by the Robert W. Woodruff Library for undergraduate research they conducted either in the Emory Libraries or at another library in conjunction with their class studies.

 

EDUCATION
Human health course explores incarceration, institutionalization
“Health behind locked doors” focuses on the physical and mental health concerns of people living in prisons, jails and disability-related institutions. During spring semester, Jennifer Sarrett adapted the course to include COVID-19.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Emory Police Department reaffirms values in wake of death of George Floyd
Emory Police Department reaffirms values in wake of death of George Floyd

Emory, other universities urge court to allow consideration of race in admissions
Emory, other universities urge court to allow consideration of race in admissions

Summer workshops help undergraduate students prepare to apply for national fellowships and scholarships
Summer workshops help undergraduate students prepare to apply for national fellowships and scholarships

Learn new skills or get support through virtual drop-in groups hosted by CAPS; sign in to see events
Learn new skills or get support through virtual drop-in groups hosted by CAPS; sign in to see events

Emory Votes Initiative offers information for June 9 Georgia primary
Emory Votes Initiative offers information for June 9 Georgia primary

Visit Emory Athletics website to watch virtual team recognitions
Visit Emory Athletics website to watch virtual team recognitions
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COVID-19 NEWS
 
CREATIVITY
Emory community members share their 'Stories from the Pandemic'
Living through a pandemic affects people in many different ways. Read or listen to stories about dealing with COVID-19, or become part of Emory’s history by sharing your own experiences through the new “Stories from the Pandemic” website.

 

COLLABORATION
Emory, partners receive $31 million COVID-19 testing grant
Emory is sharing in a $31 million federal grant designed to rapidly transform innovative technologies into widely accessible COVID-19 diagnostic testing.

 

PERSPECTIVE
101-year-old retired nurse has survived COVID-19 and 1918 flu pandemic
A 101-year-old resident of the Emory Healthcare skilled nursing center Budd Terrace at Wesley Woods has survived both Spanish flu as an infant and now COVID-19.

 

RESEARCH
Behavioral studies in era of COVID-19 raise new concerns about diversity
The Internet offers a powerful tool for collecting data during a time of social distancing, but Emory psychologists find it also raises new concerns regarding the diversity of study participants.
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EMORY EXPERTS ON COVID-19
 
Relaxing the rules of social distancing

 

Relaxing the rules of social distancing
June 2 |  Akshat Pujara |  New York Times

Georgia student, son of 2 first responders, creates lifesaving COVID-19 equipment

 

Georgia student, son of 2 first responders, creates lifesaving COVID-19 equipment
May 31 |  Jeremy Collins and Kari Love |  NBC News

Coronavirus FAQs: Is it safer to fly or drive? Is air conditioning a threat?

 

Coronavirus FAQs: Is it safer to fly or drive? Is air conditioning a threat?
May 30 |  Henry Wu |  National Public Radio

Emory success of COVID-19 ventilator patients brings lesson: Prepare

 

Emory success of COVID-19 ventilator patients brings lesson: Prepare
May 29 |  Sara Auld and Craig Coopersmith |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Face masks at home reduce COVID-19 risk, study says

 

Face masks at home reduce COVID-19 risk, study says
May 28 |  Colleen Kraft and Carlos del Rio |  Web MD
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