Emory Community Conversation

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.

17th Annual Hamilton E. Holmes Memorial Lecture

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 Presents:

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.

Oxford Chaplain’s Lecture Series : Taos Wynn

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.

Following Emory’s Waste: Where Does It Go And Who Does It Affect?

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 →

Zero Wast Ambassador Blog: Why I’m a ZWA – The Impacts of Waste Reduction

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 →

Emory soil analysis project leads to EPA site investigation

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 →