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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
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Commencement 2018
 
SPECIAL FEATURE
Honoring Emory's Class of 2018
With a keynote address by trailblazing entrepreneur Michael Dubin, Emory's 173rd Commencement honored the accomplishments of 4,857 graduates. From the opening procession to the final notes of the alma mater, take a look back through video, photos, audio and more.

 

AWARDS
Nicole Schladt receives graduate Brittain Award for advocacy, service, leadership
For her leadership and commitment to community service, including co-founding Emory LGBTQ Legal Services, Nicole Schladt has been awarded the Brittain Award, Emory's highest student honor.

 

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Jalyn Radziminski garners undergraduate Brittain Award for social justice impact
The first in her family to attend college, Jalyn Radziminski has excelled academically while devoting countless hours to advocating for the needs of first-generation, African American and multiracial college students.

 

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For McMullan Award winner Wei Wei Chen, art is centerpiece of life
Wei Wei Chen's parents, who emigrated from China and did not attend college, encouraged her to embrace every opportunity at Emory — advice she took to heart by excelling in a broad selection of coursework and becoming a driving force for the arts.

 

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Eleanor Main Graduate Awards honor exceptional mentors
Osric Forrest, who received his PhD during Emory's May 14 Commencement, and Patricia Bauer, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Psychology, are this year's recipients of the prestigious Eleanor Main Graduate Mentor Awards.

 

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Charles Moore receives Thomas Jefferson Award for community health service
Frustrated by seeing indigent patients with serious illnesses who could have been helped by earlier treatment, Emory School of Medicine professor Charles Moore created a network of community centers that help bridge the health care gap in Atlanta.

 

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Human health expert Michelle Lampl earns Exemplary Teacher Award
Michelle Lampl, director of Emory's Center for the Study of Human Health, draws praise for her dedication as an educator, her concern for students and colleagues, and her outstanding scholarly contributions.

 

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Cuttino Award honors physicist Eric Weeks as enthusiastic mentor
Known for his excellence in research and teaching, physics professor Eric Weeks consistently and generously shares his passion for scientific discovery with students and colleagues.
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Photo Galleries
 
Coca-Cola Toast and Candlelight Crossover
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Undergraduates in the Class of 2018 gathered Thursday, May 10, for the Coca-Cola Toast and Candlelight Crossover, a treasured Emory tradition marking their transition from students to alumni.

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Members of the Class of 2018 receiving bachelor's degrees were honored in the annual Baccalaureate service on Friday, May 11, in Cannon Chapel.

Oxford 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 11, in Old Church. The Oxford College Commencement followed on Saturday, May 12, on the Oxford quadrangle.
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Take Note
 
Emory men's tennis heads to quarterfinals of NCAA Division III Championship
Emory men's tennis heads to quarterfinals of NCAA Division III Championship

Emory women's tennis team advances to NCAA Division III quarterfinals
Emory women's tennis team advances to NCAA Division III quarterfinals

Emory Dining announces summer hours for campus restaurants
Emory Dining announces summer hours for campus restaurants

"Sit Down and Write" this summer with the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence
"Sit Down and Write" this summer with the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence

"Dream Machine" exhibit on Beat Generation extended until June 17
"Dream Machine" exhibit on Beat Generation extended until June 17
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Note to Readers
 
Emory Insider

 

Summer schedule: With the academic year concluded, Dooley Report shifts to twice-monthly publication. Look for Dooley Report in your inbox every other Wednesday throughout the summer; weekly publication resumes Aug. 22. Visit the Emory News Center for daily headlines and upcoming events.
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In The News
 
Video: Emory University 2018 Commencement

 

Video: Emory University 2018 Commencement
May 15 |  Emory University |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Which states have the biggest drug problems?

 

Which states have the biggest drug problems?
May 14 |  Courtney R. Yarbrough |  CBS News

Can a cocktail of vitamins and steroids cure a major killer in hospitals?

 

Can a cocktail of vitamins and steroids cure a major killer in hospitals?
May 11 |  Craig Coopersmith |  NPR

Broadway 'Mockingbird' is back on track, as court dispute ends

 

Broadway 'Mockingbird' is back on track, as court dispute ends
May 10 |  Joseph Crespino |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
Clifton Community Bike to Work Day

 

Clifton Community Bike to Work Day
Prospective bike commuters, experienced cyclists and supporters are all invited to a celebration with demonstrations, competitions, information and breakfast.
When: May 18, 7:30 a.m.
Where: Emory Point Park
Admission: Free
Special Olympics Georgia State Summer Games

 

Special Olympics Georgia State Summer Games
The opening ceremony kicks off Georgia's 2018 Special Olympics Summer Games. You can cheer for these athletes through Sunday.
When: May 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
Emory Farmers Market

 

Emory Farmers Market
You can enjoy the Emory Farmers Market every other week this summer, an expansion from the previous monthly summer schedule.
When: May 22, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Collaboration by Design for PhD students and faculty mentors: "Day 1: Principles + Concepts"
When: June 6, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1051
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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June
 
Collaboration by Design: "Day 2: So, What + What Now"
When: June 7, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1051
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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July
 
Collaboration by Design: "Lessons Learned"
When: July 24, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1051
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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