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Tuesday, May 9, 2017
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ACHIEVEMENT
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.

 

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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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.

 

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Kaitlyn Posa wins 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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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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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.

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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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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.
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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

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
 
Staff Fest 2017

 

Staff Fest 2017
Emory staff members celebrate with activities, a fun run-walk and competitive volleyball. Lunch will be provided.
When: May 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Quadrangle
Admission: Free
Migrating Courses From Blackboard to Canvas

 

Migrating Courses From Blackboard to Canvas
Get guidance in exporting course content from Blackboard into Canvas, Emory's new learning management system.
When: May 16, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
Caregivers Network:  The Care Conversation

 

Caregivers Network: The Care Conversation
Learn how to handle what can be a difficult and sensitive topic with loved ones who need care.
When: May 17, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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International Service, Engagement and Scholarship
When: May 9, 5:30 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 190P
Admission: Free
 
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Sensors to Big Data: Personalized and Population Health in the Digital Age
When: May 10, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center
Admission: $20
 
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Canvas 101
When: May 10, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Financial Wellness: Buying Your First Home
When: May 10, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
From Omics to ELISA: Methodology Research Driven by Technologies and Collaborations
When: May 10, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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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
 
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Lunch and Learn for Emory Employees at Candler School of Theology
When: May 11, 11:45 a.m.
Where: Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 517
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting Your Teen: Parenting/Teen Relationships
When: May 11, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
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
 
Parenting Your Child with Special Needs: Siblings
When: May 16, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
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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Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: May 18, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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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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