Celebrating the Class of 2021

Celebrating the Class of 2021

View comprehensive coverage of Emory's Commencement ceremonies, including keynote speaker Anthony Fauci, photo galleries, profiles of outstanding students and more.


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Emory reinstates student-led campus emergency medical first responders

Emory Emergency Medical Services, the first licensed collegiate medical first responder service in the state of Georgia, was suspended as a COVID-19 precaution and is now being reinstated.

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Juneteenth event to feature acclaimed doctor who overcame medical school rejection based on race

In 1959, Emory’s School of Medicine rejected applicant Marion Hood because of his race. Hood, who went on to a distinguished career as a doctor, will share his story of resilience in a virtual event June 17.

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Malinda Maynor Lowery named second Cahoon Family Professor in Emory College

Historian and documentary film producer Malinda Maynor Lowery will be the second Cahoon Family Professor in American History. A member of the Lumbee Tribe, Lowery has focused much of her work on questions of Native culture, identity and migration.

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Kimberly Jacob Arriola appointed dean of Emory’s Laney Graduate School

Kimberly Jacob Arriola, executive associate dean for academic affairs in the Rollins School of Public Health and Charles Howard Candler Professor, has been appointed dean of Laney Graduate School, effective Sept. 1, 2021.

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Student activism, an Emory tradition

From equal rights to voting rights, from health care to the environment, the causes that Emory students align themselves with are as diverse as the students themselves. Get to know a few graduate and professional students making a difference on campus and beyond.

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Study shows adaptive brain response to stress, and its absence in people with depression

A new study published by Emory psychologists identifies a novel biomarker indicating resilience to chronic stress. This biomarker is largely absent in people suffering from major depressive disorder, and this absence is further associated with pessimism in daily life, the study finds.