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Friday, June 26, 2020
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CAMPUS
Virtual town hall answers student questions about fall return to campus
Campus leaders provide insight into what academics and student life will look like for Emory College students in the next school year, as well as how they’re working to protect everyone’s health and safety.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory commemorates Juneteenth
Emory commemorated Juneteenth as an opportunity to learn and unite, featuring a series of conversations on race and social justice that continued this week. Emory's Center for Creativity and Arts also provided supplies for a mural in South Atlanta. Learn how you can view these video discussions.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory University affirms support for DACA students
In a message to the Emory community, President Claire E. Sterk and President-elect Gregory L. Fenves reiterated support for DACA students and staff, following the Supreme Court ruling to allow the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to continue.

 

ANALYSIS
Dashboard helps visualize and target COVID-19 disparities nationwide
Although COVID-19 has swept the nation, some communities suffer higher infection rates, hospitalizations and deaths. A tool developed at Emory shines a light on the virus’ differential impact.

 

APPLICATIONS
Emory suspends SAT/ACT requirements for 2020-21
Emory University will not require standardized tests for first-year applicants for the 2020-2021 academic year. The disruptions to testing availability caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are the impetus for this decision.

 

SCIENCE
Cleaning tips from a chemist who researches disinfectants
Many people have become more “clean conscious” due to COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean common household cleaners are being used correctly. Chemist Bill Wuest shares insights on key ingredients and how to best use these products in the home.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Stay informed: The new Emory Forward website serves as a hub for information and resources as the university community continues a phased-in return to campus. Visit regularly to view videos, gain self-care tips and explore Emory’s detailed health and safety plan.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Expand your summer reading options by checking out free e-books through OverDrive
Expand your summer reading options by checking out free e-books through OverDrive

Campus remembers Donald Shockley, former Emory chaplain
Campus remembers Donald Shockley, former Emory chaplain

Emory Healthcare partners with Atlanta Track Club to serve athletes on the road to the Olympics
Emory Healthcare partners with Atlanta Track Club to serve athletes on the road to the Olympics
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NOTE TO READERS
 
Emory Insider

 

Summer schedule: Weekly publication of Dooley Report is resuming because there is much to share about current activities and preparations for fall semester. Expect an issue in your inbox on Thursdays for the remainder of the summer. Please visit the Emory News Center for daily headlines and events.
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Discussion: 'Interventions to Reduce the Incidence and Consequences of Excessive Police Violence'

 

Discussion: 'Interventions to Reduce the Incidence and Consequences of Excessive Police Violence'
In this second installment of Rollins Takes Action 2020, panelists address more topics related to police violence.
When: June 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom
Admission: Free; registration requested
Webinar: 'Emory Climate Talks'

 

Webinar: 'Emory Climate Talks'
Emory alumnus John D. Sutter is a National Geographic Explorer and CNN climate analyst. Hear about his work, including the documentary series "Baseline" that tells the story of the climate crisis beyond a lifetime.
When: June 29, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom
Admission: Free; registration requested
Panel Discussion: 'Health Care Work as a Vocation'

 

Panel Discussion: 'Health Care Work as a Vocation'
Hear perspectives and ask questions as health care professionals reflect on their personal experience of the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has challenged or strengthened their sense of vocation.
When: June 30, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom
Admission: Free; registration requested
Virtual Book Club: 'Atticus Finch: The Biography'

 

Virtual Book Club: 'Atticus Finch: The Biography'
Professors Joseph Crespino and Patrick Allitt discuss Crespino's book, which reveals how Harper Lee's father provided the central inspiration for each of her books.
When: July 2, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom
Admission: Free; registration needed
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
The next Congress will probably be the most diverse ever

 

The next Congress will probably be the most diverse ever
June 22 |  Bernard L. Fraga  |  Washington Post

The South is red. It's also Black.

 

The South is red. It's also Black.
June 20 |  Andra Gillespie |  CNN

Understanding the differences in underlying risk factors can help predict how the epidemic will unfold and how to prepare

 

Understanding the differences in underlying risk factors can help predict how the epidemic will unfold and how to prepare
June 19 |  Shivani Patel |  WSB-TV
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