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Thursday, April 15, 2021
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CREATIVITY
Emory’s dance program keeps moving through the pandemic’s challenges
During a year when so many activities were canceled, Emory’s dance students and faculty found ways to continue in-person classes and performances — including the annual spring concert set for April 29 to May 1.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Four Emory undergrads win Goldwater Scholarship for math, science research
For the third consecutive year, Emory had four exceptional students selected for the nation’s top scholarship for undergraduates studying math, natural sciences and engineering.

 

RESEARCH
Chemists develop tools that may help improve cancer diagnostics, therapeutics
A new chemical method developed by researchers at Emory and Auburn can detect changes in proteins that may signal the early stages of cancer, Alzheimer’s, diabetes and other major diseases. Emory PhD student Ogonna Nwajiobi is first author of the paper.

 

RECOGNITION
Recent graduate receives Soros Fellowship for New Americans
Elliot Shuwei Ji is one of 30 Soros Fellows for 2021. The award is given to outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants and helps support graduate study at any U.S. university.
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Student COVID-19 testing: Please remember if you live on campus, you must get a COVID-19 test twice a week. Students who live off campus and visit Emory must have a test within 7 days of coming to campus. View a video from President Fenves and visit Emory Forward for more guidelines.
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IMPACT
Fighting toxic soil contamination
When Emory environmental scientist Eri Saikawa and her student tested soil samples from Atlanta’s Westside neighborhood, what they found was “shocking and heartbreaking.” Learn more about Saikawa’s work in the series “I am an Emory Researcher.”

 

INVOLVEMENT
During National Volunteer Week, build community and serve others through Emory Cares
All members of the Emory community are invited to celebrate National Volunteer Week by putting "Emory Cares" into action April 15-26. Learn about opportunities for students, faculty, staff and alumni.

 

INSIGHT
New Georgia COVID-19 data adds important local dimension to national tracking tool
Emory researchers have enhanced their dynamic national COVID-19 Health Equity Dashboard to provide more localized information on the impact of the pandemic in communities across Georgia.

 

HONORS
Emory professors awarded 2021 Guggenheim Fellowships
Emory University professors Laura Otis, Katherine Young and Tayari Jones have been awarded 2021 Guggenheim Fellowships to support their groundbreaking research.
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PHOTO GALLERY
 
Students celebrate Dooley's Week 2021
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Dooley’s Week, Emory’s annual celebration of school spirit, was held April 5-11, giving a nod to icons from childhood in the 2000s. “Dooley2k” was packed with in-person and online events ranging from painting and indoor mini-golf to a virtual yoga session and mechanical bull riding.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Virtual memorial celebration for Alice N. Benston set for April 18
Virtual memorial celebration for Alice N. Benston set for April 18

Complete this survey by April 30 to let the Libraries know what you need for fall 2021
Complete this survey by April 30 to let the Libraries know what you need for fall 2021

Brown family gift to Emory bolsters human health innovation, increases representation of women in business
Brown family gift to Emory bolsters human health innovation, increases representation of women in business

Research roundup: Recent grants and publications for Emory faculty and staff
Research roundup: Recent grants and publications for Emory faculty and staff
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Telehealth through TimelyMD: Don’t forget that enrolled undergraduate, graduate or professional Emory students have free, 24/7/365 access to licensed medical and mental telehealth care through TimelyMD. Students who sign up in April will be entered to win a pair of Apple AirPods. Just go to timely.md/emory and use your .edu email address. Contest rules here.
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EVENTS
 
Panel Discussion: "Decolonizing Global Health"

 

Panel Discussion: "Decolonizing Global Health"
Emory faculty members and visiting scholars/panelists discuss global health, colonialism and how to foster change in global health research, education and practice. This session will examine “Disrupting and Rebuilding Global Health Care Systems.”
When: April 20, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
Denim Day

 

Denim Day
Wear your jeans or any denim clothing as a visible means to protest misconceptions around sexual violence. Use the hashtag #EmoryDenimDay to share your photos and highlights from conversations about preventing sexual violence and supporting survivors. An initiative of the Office of Respect.
When: April 21, 9:00 a.m.
Where: On campus and virtually
Admission: Free
 
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Musical: "First Date" with Ad Hoc Emory
When: April 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Emory University Symphony Orchestra
When: April 17, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center Virtual Stage
Admission: Free
 
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Avatars of Vishnu Lecture: "At Hari’s Feet: Embroidering a Space of One's Own in Colonial Bengal"
When: April 18, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Concert: Emory Big Band
When: April 20, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center Virtual Stage
Admission: Free
 
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Panel Discussion: "An Evening with the Black Latinas Know Collective"
When: April 23, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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