Staff Fest in photos: May 16, 2014

May 19, 2014

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And they're off! Staff Fest Fun Run participants leave the starting line for the nearly two-mile run through Lullwater Preserve.

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Mariana Teodorescu, a member of the Emory Radiology and Imaging Services staff, cheers on colleague John Votaw during the Staff Fest Fun Run in Lullwater Preserve.

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University Technology Services colleagues James Alston (left) and Garrett Southwell celebrate winning first and second place respectively for their age group during the Staff Fest Fun Run.

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Participants in the Staff Fest Fun Walk warm up before the start of the walk in Lullwater Preserve.

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Emory Center for Women was among the University programs distributing information on the Quad during Staff Fest.

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Geshe Dadul (left) and Nadine Wyatt team up to toss beanbags during the cornhole game at Staff Fest.

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Robert Rogers of the School of Medicine’s psychology department enjoys a moment in the shade getting his caricature drawn during Staff Fest.

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After friendly but fierce competition, the first, second and third place Staff Fest volleyball teams pose with their medals on the Quad.

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Haotian Yang enjoys the rock climbing activity during Staff Fest, which celebrated an Olympics theme this year.

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Line dancing is always a hit at Staff Fest, drawing crowds to participate and watch.

Photos by Emory Photo/Video.


Staff Fest is Emory's annual employee appreciation event, held the Friday after Commencement to celebrate the end of the academic year. This year's festivities included fitness, food and fun in Lullwater Preserve and on the Emory Quad.