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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
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Commencement 2019
 
SPECIAL FEATURE
Celebrating Emory's Class of 2019
Emory's 174th Commencement celebrated the soaring achievements of the Class of 2019, as this year's talented graduates prepare to transform the world as tomorrow's leaders. Take a look back through videos, photos and more.

 

INSIGHT
Young calls on graduates to embrace uncertainty and keep learning
In a keynote address drawn from his own experiences in activism, politics and international diplomacy, civil rights leader and former U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young reminded the Class of 2019 that life's challenges "are not stumbling blocks -- those are stepping stones."

 

INSPIRATION
Lewis encourages Oxford graduates to 'roll up your sleeves'
Giving the Commencement address at Emory's Oxford College, civil rights leader and U.S. Rep. John Lewis called on students to "be bold, be courageous, and continue to build a world, to build a beloved community, where no one is left out or left behind."

HONORS
Brittain Award winner explores Native American heritage through advocacy and anthropology
Recipient of Emory's highest student honor, Klamath Henry has shaped Emory's campus as an advocate for Native American students and racial and social justice. Her future plans include graduate studies in anthropology.

 

HONORS
Jagdish Sheth garners Jefferson Award for research, mentoring and philanthropy
Lauded for local, regional and international contributions, marketing professor Jagdish Sheth has published more than 350 papers and books while continuously working to inspire and support others.

 

HONORS
Mary Jo Lechowicz receives Exemplary Teacher Award for shaping next generation of physicians
A professor of hematology and medical oncology, Mary Jo Lechowicz is beloved by medical students for her kindness, listening skills, passion for teaching and dedication to serving communities.

 

HONORS
Cuttino Award honors historian Deborah Lipstadt for mentoring excellence
Widely recognized for her public scholarship in antisemitism and Holocaust studies, including Holocaust denial, professor Deborah Lipstadt delights in engaging a diverse cross-section of students across all levels of curriculum.

HONORS
McMullan Award recipient excels in science while striving to give back
A refugee raised in Atlanta, Samuel Zinga plans to pursue both a PhD and MD. Along with extensive academic research, his legacy at Emory includes building an education pipeline for other refugee, immigrant and low-income students.

 

HONORS
Emory Williams Awards honor distinguished undergraduate teaching
The Emory Williams Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award is presented annually at Commencement to faculty members in each of the four undergraduate schools.

 

HONORS
Awards recognize excellence for graduate and professional school faculty
The Provost's Distinguished Teaching Award for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Education and the Eleanor Main Graduate Faculty Mentor Award honor contributions of graduate school faculty.

HONORS
Emory College class orator focuses on power of community
When Dania Quezada spoke to her fellow graduates as the 2019 Emory College Class Orator, she focused on the impact of community, specifically the Emory community that welcomed and supported her as an undocumented student.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Rent a bike for the summer: Emory partner Bicycle South offers rental bikes for $50 from May through August. Transportation and Parking Services will contact you to schedule a pick-up time at the Parking Office. You can also lease a bike lock for $15, $5 of which will be refunded to you when you turn it in. 
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Take Note
 
Emory Writing Center reopens May 21 for summer semester
Emory Writing Center reopens May 21 for summer semester

Emory libraries move to summer hours through August
Emory libraries move to summer hours through August

Annual Resident Research Day celebrates resident accomplishments and Emory's collaborative research environment
Annual Resident Research Day celebrates resident accomplishments and Emory's collaborative research environment
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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. 21. Visit the Emory News Center for daily headlines and events.
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In The News
 
Photos: Emory University 2019 Commencement

 

Photos: Emory University 2019 Commencement
May 13 |  Emory University |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 Doctors have more time than thought to treat stroke patients, study suggests

 

Doctors have more time than thought to treat stroke patients, study suggests
May 13 |  Fadi Nahab |  CNN

 Can the racial gap be closed without speaking of race?

 

Can the racial gap be closed without speaking of race?
May 10 |  Dorothy Brown |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
Guided Meditation

 

Guided Meditation
Everyone is welcome for guided meditation taught by ordained teachers from different Buddhist temples and traditions.
When: May 16, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
Bike to Work Day

 

Bike to Work Day
Join others from Emory and the CDC who bike, or are interested in biking, to work.
When: May 17, 7:30 a.m.
Where: Emory Point
Admission: Free
 
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Surgical Grand Rounds: Teaching and Learning as a Surgeon
When: May 16, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar and poster presentations: CFAR Network Science
When: May 16, 5:15 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free; RSVP in advance
 
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Datathon 2019
When: May 17, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Center, Room 260
Admission: Free
 
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