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Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020
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Listen: 'Revisionist History' podcast spotlights Emory
"If you write about American medicine, you eventually make the pilgrimage to Emory," says Malcolm Gladwell, journalist and author. In the latest episode of his "Revisionist History" podcast, Gladwell and President Gregory L. Fenves discuss Atlanta, Emory and COVID-19.
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NEWS
 
INSIGHT
Voices for equity and justice
In this pivotal year of racial reckoning, Black leaders at Emory speak out on how our society and our university community can move toward a future where equity and justice burn brightly. Hear from Black Student Alliance president Amon Pierson, as well as faculty and staff members.

 

CAMPUS
Emory updates Commencement plans for May 2021 ceremonies
Emory has announced details about modified in-person Commencement ceremonies scheduled for May 14-16 at the Georgia World Congress Center, including dates and times for undergraduate, graduate and professional school diploma ceremonies for the Class of 2021.

 

RECOGNITION
Seniors, recent graduate named 2021 Schwarzman Scholars
Two seniors with deep experience in public policy and a recent alumnus now working in global business will represent Emory as Schwarzman Scholars, joining 140 other remarkable international scholars at Tsinghua University.

CREATIVITY
Online showcase to share work from Arts and Social Justice Fellows program
Six Atlanta artists came into Emory classrooms this semester, working with faculty to help students translate their learning into creative action and activism in the name of social justice. Learn about the work they created in an online showcase Dec. 15.

 

INSIGHT
Georgia: Red, blue or purple? Experts weigh in on swing-state status
With all eyes on the upcoming U.S. Senate runoffs, Emory College Dean Michael A. Elliott hosted a panel discussion examining Georgia’s new swing-state status and future role in American politics from business, marketing and political perspectives.

 

RESEARCH
Militarizing police does not reduce crime, new Emory data analysis finds
Utilizing military surplus equipment for local law enforcement has little impact on crime, according to a new study by a political science team at Emory’s Politics of Policing Lab.

ACCOMPLISHMENT
Emory selects first members of Class of 2025
On Dec. 9, 769 students were admitted to Emory College, Oxford College or both. These outstanding Early Decision I applicants join 56 students who matched to Emory through QuestBridge, which links talented low-income scholars with leading universities, to start the Class of 2025.
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EAGLE ESSENTIALS
 
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Build your transcript: Students and postdocs can enroll in free academic or professional skills courses offered by Emory Continuing Education (ECE) in partnership with multiple university departments. Registration is until Dec. 31, with online classes offered Jan. 5-16. Learn more and register.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Watch past programs from the ‘Connect and Cope’ video series and tune in for the last installments on Dec. 14 and 18
Watch past programs from the ‘Connect and Cope’ video series and tune in for the last installments on Dec. 14 and 18

Interested in theater? Audition for one of the spring semester productions
Interested in theater? Audition for one of the spring semester productions

Flu shots required for students returning to campus spring semester; learn more
Flu shots required for students returning to campus spring semester; learn more

Apply now to be part of the 2021 EGHI Field Scholars Award program
Apply now to be part of the 2021 EGHI Field Scholars Award program

The provost prospectus is available online, outlining the qualities sought in the next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs
The provost prospectus is available online, outlining the qualities sought in the next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs
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COVID-19 RESEARCH
 
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ICYMI: Hear Emory University President Gregory L. Fenves and Deborah Bruner, senior vice president of research at Emory, discuss the university's rapid research pivot to preventing and treating COVID-19, conducting research during a pandemic, tackling health disparities and looking ahead to the next generation of Emory research. Watch the video.
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
Why teachers are putting stickers on their faces during remote learning

 

Why teachers are putting stickers on their faces during remote learning
Dec. 10 |  Arber Tasimi  |  Good Morning America

You can survive winter and not spread COVID-19. Here’s how.

 

You can survive winter and not spread COVID-19. Here’s how.
Dec. 7 |  Jodie Guest |  Vox

Teaching infectious disease epidemiology during a pandemic

 

Teaching infectious disease epidemiology during a pandemic
Dec. 5 |  Ben Lopman |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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