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Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021
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ATHLETICS
Emory alum wins gold with Team USA in Tokyo Olympics
Andrew Wilson (top left) was part of the U.S. team that won the gold medal in the men's 4x100 medley relay last weekend. He swam breaststroke for the U.S. team in the qualifying heat for that race, and competed earlier in the 100- and 200-meter breaststroke, as well as the mixed 4x100 medley relay. Learn more about his athletic and academic achievements at Emory.

 

COMMITMENT
Fall symposium connects activism to Emory’s history of slavery and land dispossession
The Emory community is invited to explore its own past at a symposium this fall, “In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession,” from Sept. 29-Oct. 1. It will feature panel discussions, performances and exhibitions on the Atlanta and Oxford campuses.

 

SUSTAINABILITY
Campus gardens feed, educate and nourish the Emory community
Volunteers from across Emory plant, tend and harvest food in eight small gardens on the Atlanta campus. Their work makes food more accessible locally and reinforces Emory’s commitment to sustainability.

HONORS
Historian Deborah Lipstadt nominated as U.S. envoy to combat antisemitism
Deborah Lipstadt, Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies, has been nominated by the White House to serve as the State Department’s special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism, a position with the rank of ambassador.

 

IMPACT
Emory’s C.T. Vivian papers provide rich resources for classes, films, plays
A collection of Rev. C.T. Vivian’s papers in the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Books Library has seen a recent jump in activity, with new material added from the family, research conducted for an upcoming documentary and instructional use by Emory classes.

 

COMMUNITY
The way forward: Bridging the divides
As COVID-19 took hold, a pandemic of racial injustice, social inequity and political divisiveness shook our nation. Emory experts grapple with what comes next.

HISTORY
New digital learning hub marks Apollo 15 moon mission’s 50th anniversary
Launched July 26, 1971, Apollo 15 was the fourth lunar landing mission and the first extended scientific exploration of the moon. A new learning hub created by Emory features primary source records and an interactive 3D model of the lunar module.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
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Advance your career: Join Emory Connects, Emory’s online networking and connection platform to discover alumni career resources, mentors and contacts who have offered to help Emory graduates. You can also explore jobs and internship opportunities and participate in events.
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TAKE NOTE
 
TimelyMD for student health services is now TimelyCare
TimelyMD for student health services is now TimelyCare

Apply to participate in 'Graduate Community of Digital Scholars' program; deadline is Aug. 23
Apply to participate in 'Graduate Community of Digital Scholars' program; deadline is Aug. 23

Emory to require faculty and staff COVID-19 vaccinations for fall 2021
Emory to require faculty and staff COVID-19 vaccinations for fall 2021

Pardue named interim chair of Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Pardue named interim chair of Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff
Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Virtual Concert with Emory Mu Phi Epsilon

 

Virtual Concert with Emory Mu Phi Epsilon
Enjoy an evening of music with members of Emory’s professional music fraternity Mu Phi Epsilon as they premiere a virtual concert dedicated to all Emory Healthcare workers, volunteers and others who helped battle against COVID-19 and contributed to the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines.
When: Aug. 6, 8:15 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
'Unwritten Hinduism' Conference in Honor of Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger

 

'Unwritten Hinduism' Conference in Honor of Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger
Professor Flueckiger joined Emory in 1992 as an ethnographer and scholar of South Asian religions. This conference, in honor of Flueckiger’s retirement in August, highlights her legacy and ongoing impact at Emory and in the fields of religious and South Asian studies.
When: Aug. 13, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
InvolvEU Week: 2021 Undergraduate Student Activities Fair

 

InvolvEU Week: 2021 Undergraduate Student Activities Fair
Learn ways to connect with your passions and find your place in the Emory community. The four-day experience will include games, interactive attractions, giveaways, food, entertainment, music and dancing. A range of student organizations will host tables.
When: Aug. 29 - Sept. 1
Where: McDonough Field, Plaza and Promenade
Admission: Free; registration required (register by Aug. 22)
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