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Rushdie encourages graduates to speak out, 'reinvent the world'

Emory's 170th Commencement celebrated the diverse accomplishments of the Class of 2015 and featured a keynote address by acclaimed author Salman Rushdie, who is concluding his time as University Distinguished Professor.

Memories, milestones for the Class of 2015

Our interactive timeline takes a look back at just a few of the intriguing speakers and scholars, world-class resources and uniquely Emory traditions that the Class of 2015 had the opportunity to experience over the last four years.

Graduate helps support female scientists in Africa

Kwadwo Sarpong, who graduated Monday with a bachelor's degree in neuroscience and behavioral biology, is co-founder of a nonprofit providing hands-on research experience to aspiring female scientists in Africa.

Jefferson Award winner has broad impact across Emory

Bobbi Patterson, a longtime administrator and faculty member, joined Emory in 1981. In the decades since, she has become, in many ways, "the face of the university," according to a letter nominating her for the Jefferson Award.

Ebola virus can live for months in survivors' eyes

Ebola virus can persist within the eyes for months after a patient recovers from acute Ebola virus disease, according to a report by Emory physicians and professors Jay Varkey and Steven Yeh.

Take Note

Summer brings special hours, events for Emory fitness centers

Hightower Lecture to examine 'The Rise of the Troubled Euro'

Learn vital tips about life insurance

Emory Gynecology and Obstetrics opens clinic for pelvic health after pregnancy

Faculty in the News

Mark Bauerlein
"What's the point of a professor?," New York Times, May 9

Scott Lilienfeld
"The 'immature teen brain' defense and the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial," Washington Post, May 7

Justin Burton
"What happens when a cubic kilometer of Antarctic ice tips over," Wired, May 7

Engage Emory

Staff Fest, Emory's annual employee appreciation day, kicks off at noon on Friday, May 15, on the Quad with games, music, dancing and refreshments. Changes for this year include a new route for the popular Fun Run/Walk and a food drive benefitting the Atlanta Community Food Bank.

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