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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
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MILESTONE
Celebrating Emory's Class of 2017
With a keynote address by poet and professor Natasha Trethewey, Emory's 172nd Commencement honored the accomplishments of 4,615 graduates. From the opening procession to the final notes of the alma mater, take a look back through video, photos, audio and more.

 

MEMORIES
Social media highlights from Commencement #Emory2017
The Class of 2017 marked Commencement with thousands of social media posts. See some of our favorites from Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

 

AWARDS
Jared Greenbaum garners Brittain Award for restructuring graduate student governance
An MBA candidate at Goizueta Business School, Jared Greenbaum used his particular combination of skills and experience to facilitate a transformative moment for student governance at Emory.

 

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Kaitlyn Posa earns undergraduate Brittain Award for work on religious freedom, human rights
A passion for human rights work led Emory senior Kaitlyn Posa to coordinate a panel discussion on religious persecution, which has now sparked an annual speaker's series.

 

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McMullan winner's passion for liberal arts shapes Emory career
Science, the arts and social justice formed the foundation of a remarkable four years for Caroline Holmes, who graduates with highest honors in physics and biology and is this year's winner of the McMullan Award, a $25,000 prize.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Mapping the future of the School of Medicine's Class of 2017
Using an interactive map, see the broad range of institutions that the graduating class from the School of Medicine were matched with this year for their medical residencies.

 

AWARDS
Lauded for book on "White Rage," Carol Anderson receives Scholar/Teacher Award
Carol Anderson was already an award-winning historian and teacher when she saw Ferguson burning. The incident sparked her book "White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide," winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism.

 

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Carol Hogue wins Jefferson Award for career dedicated to healthier families
With joint appointments in Rollins School of Public Health, the School of Medicine and Emory College, Carol Hogue brings an interdisciplinary approach to improving the health of women and children.

 

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Cuttino Award honors Martine Brownley for mentoring excellence
In the classroom and through her work directing the Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Emory English professor Martine Brownley has changed lives through her mentorship.

 

AWARDS
Faculty, staff recognized for teaching, mentoring and more
Faculty and staff were honored with multiple awards at the 2017 school diploma ceremonies, including the Emory Williams Award for Distinguished Teaching.
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Photo Galleries
 
Coca-Cola Toast and Candlelight Crossover
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Undergraduates in the Class of 2017 gathered May 4 for the Candlelight Crossover, a treasured Emory tradition marking their transition from students to alumni.

Emory Baccalaureate
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Members of the Class of 2017 receiving bachelor's degrees were honored in the annual Baccalaureate service on the morning of Friday, May 5, in Cannon Chapel.

Oxford College Baccalaureate and Commencement
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Oxford College, located on Emory's original campus in Oxford, Georgia, held its Baccalaureate service on Friday, May 5, in Old Church, followed by Commencement on Saturday, May 6, on the Oxford quadrangle.

Emory University Commencement
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Sunshine and smiling faces were in abundance as a crowd of about 15,000 filled the Emory Quadrangle on Monday, May 8, for the university's 172nd Commencement.
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TAKE NOTE
 
No. 2-ranked Emory Men's Tennis hosts opening rounds of NCAA Championships this weekend
No. 2-ranked Emory Men's Tennis hosts opening rounds of NCAA Championships this weekend

'Don't Dump It, Donate It' move-out program continues through May 13
'Don't Dump It, Donate It' move-out program continues through May 13

Alumni enjoy continued Emory Libraries privileges
Alumni enjoy continued Emory Libraries privileges
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In The News
 
New haul of Homo naledi bones sheds surprising light on human evolution

 

New haul of Homo naledi bones sheds surprising light on human evolution
May 9 |  Jessica Thompson |  The Guardian

Photos: Emory University 2017 spring commencement

 

Photos: Emory University 2017 spring commencement
May 8 |  Emory University |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A long history of sleepless nights

 

A long history of sleepless nights
May 8 |  Ben Reiss |  Georgia Public Broadcasting

An African-American jockey hasn't won the Kentucky Derby for more than a century. Here's why.

 

An African-American jockey hasn't won the Kentucky Derby for more than a century. Here's why.
May 5 |  Pellom McDaniels III |  Time
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Featured Events
 
NCAA Tennis Championships: Opening Rounds

 

NCAA Tennis Championships: Opening Rounds
Emory hosts opening rounds of the NCAA Division III Men's Championships from Friday through Sunday. The Emory Eagles' first match is Saturday at 10 a.m.
When: May 12, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff P.E. Center
Admission: Free
Compassion Meditation Group

 

Compassion Meditation Group
All are welcome to this free weekly meditation group, held every Wednesday.
When: May 17, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 206
Admission: Free
Atlanta Master Chorale: "Ein Deutsches Requiem"

 

Atlanta Master Chorale: "Ein Deutsches Requiem"
The Atlanta Master Chorale performs work by Johannes Brahms. Second performance Sunday at 4 p.m.
When: May 20, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $30; $25 discount categories; $10 students
 
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What's Next in Health Care? The Future of Measuring Quality
When: May 11, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
12
May
 
A Cohort Study of Transgender People: Lessons Learned and Early Findings
When: May 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
16
May
 
Migrating Courses From Blackboard to Canvas
When: May 16, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Environmental Justice and Children's Health Roundtable
When: May 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Room 276
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
School of Medicine Dean's Distinguished Lecture and Award
When: May 16, 5:30 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Canvas 101
When: May 18, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
CFAR Special Seminar: Michael Gottlieb on the Early AIDS Epidemic and the Future of HIV
When: May 18, 5:15 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Research Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Twilight Tour, Dinner and Info Session
When: May 18, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building 322
Admission: Free
 
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