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Wednesday, June 9, 2021
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LEADERSHIP
Kimberly Jacob Arriola appointed dean of Emory’s Laney Graduate School
Kimberly Jacob Arriola, executive associate dean for academic affairs in the Rollins School of Public Health and Charles Howard Candler Professor, has been appointed dean of Laney Graduate School, effective Sept. 1, 2021.

 

FACULTY
Malinda Maynor Lowery named second Cahoon Family Professor in Emory College
Historian and documentary film producer Malinda Maynor Lowery will be the second Cahoon Family Professor in American History. A member of the Lumbee Tribe, Lowery has focused much of her work on questions of Native culture, identity and migration.

INSPIRATION
Juneteenth event to feature acclaimed doctor who overcame medical school rejection based on race
In 1959, Emory’s School of Medicine rejected applicant Marion Hood because of his race. Hood, who went on to a distinguished career as a doctor, will share his story of resilience in a virtual event June 17.

 

COLLABORATION
Emory joins COVID-19 College Challenge, part of White House ‘National Month of Action’
Emory is among the first participants in the COVID-19 College Challenge, launched by the White House and the U.S. Department of Education. The initiative was announced June 2 as part of President Biden’s “National Month of Action” against the pandemic.

COMMUNITY
Graduate and professional students carry on Emory tradition of activism
From equal rights to voting rights, from health care to the environment, the causes that Emory students align themselves with are as diverse as the students themselves. In Part 2 of our student activism series, get to know a few graduate and professional students making a difference on campus and beyond.
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COVID-19 UPDATE
 
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Testing requirement: Beginning July 1, any student, faculty member or staff member who is not fully vaccinated for COVID-19 will be required to conduct weekly screening testing. Read the message from Emory President Gregory L. Fenves to learn how to upload your vaccination documentation.
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Submit proposals for Emory's symposium on slavery and dispossession by June 18; learn more
Submit proposals for Emory's symposium on slavery and dispossession by June 18; learn more

Goizueta Business School launches master of analytical finance degree
Goizueta Business School launches master of analytical finance degree

Emory hires new director of diversity and inclusion education and outreach
Emory hires new director of diversity and inclusion education and outreach

Stephen Warren, founding chair of Emory's Department of Human Genetics, remembered for changing the world’s understanding of fragile x syndrome
Stephen Warren, founding chair of Emory's Department of Human Genetics, remembered for changing the world’s understanding of fragile x syndrome
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Put your summer reading in OverDrive: Through Emory's OverDrive collection, you have access to popular e-books and audiobooks, including beach reads, inspirational titles, biography, true crime, a variety of non-fiction and more. Using the OverDrive platform, download titles to Mac, Windows, Kindle or a variety of other devices.
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EMORY IN THE NEWS
 
 Labor force depressed as job openings soar

 

Labor force depressed as job openings soar
June 7 |  Dorothy Brown |  MSNBC

Personal timeouts for athletes are critical today — respect that

 

Personal timeouts for athletes are critical today — respect that
June 5 |  Keiko Price |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Historian uncovers the racist roots of the 2nd amendment

 

Historian uncovers the racist roots of the 2nd amendment
June 2 |  Carol Anderson |  NPR
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