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ECDS helps launch Emory podcast for healthy living

When Dr. Sharon Bergquist wanted to start a podcast to give people on-the-go access to the latest health and wellness information that could change their lives, she turned to the staff at the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship. ECDS helped her launch “The Whole Health Cure,” Emory Healthcare’s podcast that aims to inform and inspire…

Story of Atlanta businessman Chip Robert told with exhibit, reception on Sept. 19

The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library will mark the opening of the Chip Robert Jr. papers with an exhibition that debuts with a public reception on Sept. 19. “Chip Robert: Life as Art” celebrates the life of Lawrence Wood “Chip” Robert Jr. (1887-1976), an Atlanta businessman, civil servant, and world traveler….

Emory Libraries offers diverse range of drop-in workshops

This fall, Emory Libraries will offer more drop-in workshops that help students and faculty learn new skills, programs, and software.  “We cover a wide range of topics in our workshops, and we’re always open to hearing feedback, ideas, and suggestions for future workshop programming,” says Sarah Morris, head of instruction and engagement for the Emory…

Emory Libraries offers diverse range of drop-in workshops

This fall, Emory Libraries will offer drop-in workshops aimed at supporting students and faculty in learning new skills, programs, and software. “We cover a wide range of topics in our workshops, and we’re always open to hearing feedback, ideas, and suggestions for future workshop programming,” says Sarah Morris, head of instruction and engagement for the…

Yolanda Cooper promoted to dean and university librarian for Emory

Yolanda Cooper has been promoted to dean and university librarian for Emory University, effective July 1. Cooper has served as Emory’s university librarian since 2014. Read the full article: http://news.emory.edu/stories/2019/07/er_university_librarian/campus.html

‘Black Cosmopolitan’ exhibit focuses on James Weldon Johnson’s diplomatic career

The newest exhibit at the Rose Library highlights the often-overlooked diplomatic career of James Weldon Johnson and how his international experiences intersected with his advocacy for black freedom at home and abroad. “Black Cosmopolitan: James Weldon Johnson in an Age of Empire,” examines Johnson’s early life, his political appointment in the U.S. consular service, and…

Spelman president and Emory professor discuss representation in African American photographs

Spelman College President Mary Schmidt Campbell recently joined Emory University professor Kimberly Wallace-Sanders for a fascinating conversation about portraits of African American nannies, and how African Americans were represented in photography and images around the turn of the 20th century. Read the full article: http://news.emory.edu/stories/2019/06/er_framing_shadows/campus.html

Community Connections: Emory takes African American arts exhibit into Atlanta middle school

Emory Libraries partnered with Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School in Atlanta to bring the re-imagined Billops-Hatch exhibit into its hallways and classrooms, inspiring the students with stories of African American artists and activists and with materials from the Rose Library archives. Read more: https://news.emory.edu/features/2019/05/connection-library-atlanta/index.html   For media inquiries, contact: Holly Crenshaw Phone: 404-727-0211 Email: holly…

Emory Libraries announces Undergraduate Research Award winners

Eleven Emory students recently received Undergraduate Research Awards from the Robert W. Woodruff Library and the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library for research they conducted either in the Emory Libraries or at another library. “One of the Libraries’ primary responsibilities is providing trusted resources to fuel the research enterprise, and we are so very pleased…

Emory conversation to focus on lives of unknown African American women

by University Communications Spelman College President Mary Schmidt Campbell will join Emory University’s Kimberly Wallace-Sanders and moderator Rose Scott of WABE Radio for a conversation Wednesday, May 8, titled “Framing Shadows/Framing Lives,” an evening inspired by the new exhibition “Framing Shadows: Portraits of African American Nannies,” now on display at Emory’s Woodruff Library. The exhibit,…

Register for the Scholarly Impact Challenge

Scholars can promote their research to new audiences by participating in the Scholarly Impact 5-Day Challenge, which will take place April 8-12. There’s no class to attend or webinar to watch. Participants can simply sign up now at http://emorylib.info/impact to receive an email a day for five days with an easy activity to complete that will raise…

“Rolling with the big dogs:” A high school sophomore’s experience interning at Emory

by Ramsey Baden “Everyone’s here to get work done.” That’s the reason Kevin Jennings gives for wanting to apply to Emory when he’s a senior. Jennings, a sophomore at Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School, came to Emory in August 2018 through his school’s work study program to begin an internship with Libraries and Information…