Brittain Award honors Nowmee Shehab for social justice efforts

Brittain Award honors Nowmee Shehab for social justice efforts

In just three years at Emory College, Nowmee Shehab worked tirelessly on issues including sexual violence prevention and financial aid for undocumented students, earning the University's highest student honor.


Meet the Class of 2016

Meet the Class of 2016

Read about the lives of students from each of Emory's nine schools who will be graduating at the University's 171st commencement on May 9.

Class of 2016 distinguished by commitment to service, community

Class of 2016 distinguished by commitment to service, community

A theme of service -- to campus, community and the world -- will be woven throughout Emory¿s 171st Commencement ceremony, set for Monday, May 9. Renowned epidemiologist William Foege will give the keynote address as Emory celebrates the diverse achievements of this year's graduates.

Naomi Maisel wins McMullan Award for bringing people to the table

Naomi Maisel wins McMullan Award for bringing people to the table

After volunteering at local food pantries, Naomi Maisel founded Emory's chapter of Campus Kitchens, which saves about 1,000 pounds of potentially wasted food every month and converts it into healthy meals for those in need.


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Photos: Chair Rodeo

Emory employees volunteered their time on Wednesday, May 4, to help set up chairs on the Quad for the 15,000 attendees expected for Monday's 171st Commencement. The annual "Chair Rodeo" is a popular Emory tradition.

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Colorful Choices Challenge helps Emory employees embrace healthier eating

Over 1,700 employees have joined Colorful Choices, a six-week nutrition challenge from Healthy Emory that encourages participants to eat five servings of fruits and vegetables each day.

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Laney Graduate School receives grant to pilot project on global skills development

Launching in fall 2016, the project will create an innovative "community of practice" to help doctoral students gain experience working with organizations that seek solutions to poverty, food security, climate change and other global problems.

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Emory tennis teams sweep UAA championships

Emory's women's and men's tennis teams won the University Athletic Association championships over the weekend -- the fourth consecutive championship for the women and the second for the men.