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Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020
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LITERATURE
Emory student discovers unpublished manuscript by William Carlos Williams
Audrey Ruan, a student at Emory’s Oxford College, and professor Sarah Higinbotham planned to spend a few days conducting research in Yale’s rare book library. Neither expected Ruan to find an unpublished manuscript by poet and physician William Carlos Williams.

 

CREATIVITY
Concerts and conversations highlight December arts programs
Celebrate this holiday season with a cozy lineup of virtual Arts at Emory events, including the conclusion of the Beethoven 2020 celebration, "Connect and Cope" programs and the annual Fall Composition Showcase with student composers.

 

ENVIRONMENT
Valuing 'natural capital' vital to avoid next pandemic, global experts warn
Pandemics will emerge more often, kill more people than COVID-19 and do even more damage to the world economy unless urgent steps are taken to address risk drivers such as deforestation, warns a major new report on biodiversity and pandemics.

 

OPPORTUNITY
Get connected through exclusive Emory networking channels
Harness the power of Emory for your career by joining Emory Connects. This online community gives students an “Emory in” with professionals who are eager to support one another with industry advice, introductions and opportunities.

 

RESEARCH
Emory receives NIH funding for HIV Clinical Trials Unit
The Emory HIV Clinical Trials Unit has been selected to help implement the scientific agenda of the NIH HIV/AIDS clinical research networks. The award includes two Emory-affiliated clinical research sites in Atlanta and new international sites in the Philippines and Mexico.

COMMUNITY
Emory to host live webcast with the Dalai Lama
Slated for Dec. 8 and simulcast in 14 languages, “The Necessity of Compassion for the Survival of Humanity” builds on Emory’s long relationship with the Dalai Lama, who serves as Presidential Distinguished Professor (shown here during a visit in 2013). The free event is open to everyone.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Emory Writing Center is open through Dec. 9 for online appointments
Emory Writing Center is open through Dec. 9 for online appointments

Apply to the 2021 Intramural Emory Global Health Case Competition by Dec. 9
Apply to the 2021 Intramural Emory Global Health Case Competition by Dec. 9

'Reconstruction Activism' seminar to examine racial equality and justice on Dec. 10
'Reconstruction Activism' seminar to examine racial equality and justice on Dec. 10
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Election alert: If you live in Georgia and will be voting in the Jan. 5 runoff election, request your ballot now if you don’t plan to vote in person. Visit the Emory Votes Initiative website for resources and information that will help you prepare to cast your vote.
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Featured Events
 
Connect and Cope: "Mental Music"

 

Connect and Cope: "Mental Music"
In this installment of Science Gallery Atlanta’s virtual series, join Gary Motley and Dion Liverpool of Emory’s music department for a discussion of mental music.
When: Dec. 4, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Advent Service of Song: Carols in the Chapel

 

Advent Service of Song: Carols in the Chapel
Join the Candler community online for a service of seasonal carols. Watch the livestream on Facebook, Instagram or the Candler website.
When: Dec. 8, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
Connect and Cope: "Mindfulness"

 

Connect and Cope: "Mindfulness"
Abigail Lott, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, discusses mindfulness in the fifth program in Science Gallery Atlanta’s virtual series.
When: Dec. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
The PPE crisis didn’t go away: Across the U.S., grassroots supply networks are trying to fill the void

 

The PPE crisis didn’t go away: Across the U.S., grassroots supply networks are trying to fill the void
Dec. 1 |  Cheryl Iverson |  STAT

Pandemic-related holiday shopping season puts spotlight on small and Black-owned businesses

 

Pandemic-related holiday shopping season puts spotlight on small and Black-owned businesses
Nov. 28 |  Doug Bowman |  WSB-TV

College basketball season tips off during coronavirus surge, with March Madness the ultimate goal

 

College basketball season tips off during coronavirus surge, with March Madness the ultimate goal
Nov. 25 |  Carlos del Rio |  CNN
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