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Tuesday, May 15, 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
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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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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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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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 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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In The News
 
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
Staff Fest 2018

 

Staff Fest 2018
Emory celebrates its hard-working staff with food, fun, games, music and more.
When: May 18, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
Admission: Free; staff only
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
 
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Georgia Commute Options giveaways and certificates
When: May 16, 7:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Circle
Admission: Free
 
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Seminar: "Exposure Science, Traffic Pollution and the Theory of Everything"
When: May 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 2001
Admission: Free
 
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Webinar: "Making a Move Within: Tips for Your Job Search"
When: May 16, 12:15 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
18th Annual Gerald Zwiren Lectureship in Pediatric Surgery: "The Joy of Discovery"
When: May 17, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
17
May
 
Seminar: "Household Energy and Health in India and Beyond"
When: May 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 2001
Admission: Free
 
18
May
 
Emory Surplus Big Summer Moveout Sale
When: May 18, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Briarcliff Property, Building B
Admission: Varies
 
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May
 
Staff Fest Fun Run-Walk
When: May 18, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
 
18
May
 
Staff Fest Volleyball Tournament
When: May 18, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
Admission: Free
 
18
May
 
Seminar: "Diabetes Prevention Research through Community-Engaged Scholarship with Indigenous Peoples"
When: May 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 3001
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Emory Johns Creek Hospital 5K Scrub Run and Community Health Festival
When: May 19, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Johns Creek Hospital
Admission: $25
 
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May
 
Extra Planning, Hold the Stress: Smart Advice for Not Getting Squeezed When You're in the Sandwich Generation
When: May 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road, Room 1.432
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Panel discussion: "How Start-Ups Are Founded and Deals Get Done"
When: May 21, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room 234
Admission: Free
 
23
May
 
Webinar: "Making a Move Within: Tips for Your Job Search"
When: May 23, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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An Overview of Audience Response Systems ("Clickers")
When: May 24, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative Conference
When: May 29, 9:30 a.m.
Where: School of Law, Gambrell Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Evening MBA Class Visit Night
When: May 30, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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