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Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020
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CLASSROOM
Professors become students to prepare dynamic remote instruction
More than 800 undergraduate faculty completed intensive training in online course design and teaching to prepare for fall semester. Learn about their creative approaches, from home lab kits in chemistry to digital “movie trailers” to help students connect concepts in American Studies.

 

RECOGNITION
U.S. News ranks Emory among the top national universities
Emory University ranks 21st among the nation’s top universities in the new 2021 Best Colleges guidebook from U.S. News and World Report.

 

INSIGHT
Podcast based on Emory class focuses new season on Ahmaud Arbery killing
"Buried Truths," the award-winning podcast based on Emory's Georgia Civil Rights Cold Cases Project, devotes its new season to the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. The seven-episode series is based on research by students and professor Hank Klibanoff.

 

SAFETY
Learn about campus resources during National Preparedness Month
September is National Preparedness Month. Find out what you should do to be ready for different types of emergencies that could occur on campus.

IMPACT
Remembering the humanity and philanthropy of R. Randall Rollins
The legacy of R. Randall Rollins, the visionary businessman and philanthropist who passed away last month, will extend far into the future, carried by the public health leaders, physicians, theologians and others who benefitted from his investments in Emory.
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Take Note
 
Submit your work to the Global Health Student Photography Contest; enter by Oct.  16
Submit your work to the Global Health Student Photography Contest; enter by Oct. 16

Check campus calendars for details on these events for Latinx Heritage Month
Check campus calendars for details on these events for Latinx Heritage Month

Thirty student-athletes named to UAA President's Council Scholar-Athlete Team
Thirty student-athletes named to UAA President's Council Scholar-Athlete Team

Second Lady Karen Pence tours Emory Healthcare Veterans Program
Second Lady Karen Pence tours Emory Healthcare Veterans Program
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

ICYMI: "Your Fantastic Mind" has received an Emmy award for its inaugural season in the "Writer-Program" category. Season 2 began last week, with the first episode focusing on how COVID-19 impacts the brain. Watch it here and tune in to Georgia Public Broadcasting to watch the rest of the season.
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Emory In The News
 
Depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy may harm childhood development, study finds

 

Depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy may harm childhood development, study finds
Sept. 15 |  Denise Jamieson |  CNN

The presidential race might not be decided on election night

 

The presidential race might not be decided on election night
Sept. 14 |  Andra Gillespie |  Teen Vogue

Emory University epidemiologist on the future of COVID-19

 

Emory University epidemiologist on the future of COVID-19
Sept. 13 |  Carlos del Rio |  National Public Radio

Adults with COVID-19 are more likely to have dined out before getting sick, CDC report says

 

Adults with COVID-19 are more likely to have dined out before getting sick, CDC report says
Sept. 11 |  Marybeth Sexton |  USA Today
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Featured Events
 
Environmental Sciences Fall Seminar

 

Environmental Sciences Fall Seminar
In this next installment of the fall seminar series, Tom Gillespie speaks on "Preventing Pandemics and Saving Species: Disease Ecology Is Where Biodiversity Conservation and Global Health Collide."
When: Sept. 18, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Beethoven String Quartet Virtual Concert

 

Beethoven String Quartet Virtual Concert
The Vega String Quartet continues its exploration of the complete Beethoven String Quartets, with guest violinist David Coucheron. This virtual concert will be livestreamed from the Schwartz Center's Emerson Concert Hall.
When: Sept. 19, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
"Empire and the Black Pacific"

 

"Empire and the Black Pacific"
Edlie Wong of the University of Maryland is the guest speaker for the JWJI Colloquium Series, a weekly lunch talk that addresses topics on race and difference.
When: Sept. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
"African American Poetry"

 

"African American Poetry"
As part of the Decatur Book Festival, poet Kevin Young will take part in a conversation about the range of voices in African American poetry, both in his own writings and as a scholar working on the anthology “African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song.”
When: Sept. 22, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
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