Dr. Valerie Babb and Dr. Jessica Lynn Stewart will lead us in a conversation on the construction of race, the difficulties individuals experience with Black versus African American, intraracial dynamics, and the many intersections of the Black identity. Join us for this honest conversation.
This talk will discuss the role of race in recruitment, selection, and ultimate job choice. It will benefit students to understand how race-ethnicity has relevance for applicant screening and their own screening of employers.
Emory University is hosting a conversation focused on how metro Atlanta is striving to become a more economically just and inclusive community. A panel of exceptional leaders in the region will share their insights on how their efforts are improving economic access and opportunities for historically underrepresented business enterprises.
The Oxford Chaplain’s Lecture Series will host social advocate, author, and speaker, Taos Wynn 06Ox 009C on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 7:30 PM EST. As part of Oxford’s Black History Month events, he will talk about his advocacy work around human rights issues, including his work with the Perfect Love Foundation.
Emory Libraries partners with the BronzeLens Film Festival for a screening of the film “Flash Here and There Like Falling Stars: The Life and Work of Dr. Pellom McDaniels III,” followed by a conversation. The event honors the contributions of Pellom McDaniels III, former Emory professor of African American Studies and curator of … Continue Reading →
Historically, waste has been a burden placed on vulnerable and marginalized communities, so our office wanted to follow Emory’s waste by using the Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Justice tool to see which communities are being affected. We hope that contextualizing where our waste goes will remind us that there is no “away” when we throw … Continue Reading →
Why I’m a ZWA – The Impacts of Waste Reduction By: Jack Miklaucic, Sophomore in Emory College, Environmental Science and PPL double-major Modern life, particularly in industrialized and wealthy countries, is vastly different than it was just a century ago. The development and popularization of single-use plastics and industrial farming techniques has led to staggering … Continue Reading →
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An Emory University collaboration with members of Atlanta’s Westside community, to test urban soil for contaminants, has led to a site investigation by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The ongoing community collaboration is funded by Emory’s HERCULES Exposome Research Center, dedicated to understanding how environmental exposures affect health and community well-being. The EPA told the … Continue Reading →
By Taylor Spicer | Emory Report | Dec. 4, 2019 In fall 2018, Emory students, faculty and staff were involved in the midterm elections at higher rates than ever before: they registered to vote at campus events, submitted absentee ballots, boarded Emory Votes Cliff Shuttles and were walked by volunteers to nearby polls. These efforts … Continue Reading →