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Wednesday, April 27, 2022
10 things to know about Emory’s 2022 Commencement
Emory University will celebrate the Class of 2022 by returning to in-person, on-campus ceremonies May 6-9 on the Atlanta and Oxford campuses. Learn more about Commencement events, including how you can hear the keynote address by Tyler Perry.


Video: Mentoring and the power of presence
When Eladio Abreu set out to become a biologist, he didn’t know any Black scientists. Now he mentors students like graduating Emory College senior Damon Ross, who in turn helps others as a peer mentor.


5 life lessons from Emory Commencement speakers
As Emory prepares to welcome cinematic innovator Tyler Perry as the university’s 2022 Commencement speaker, take a look back at the wisdom offered by speakers over the past five years.
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Explore the new student well-being hub that features links to resources and services across campus related to career, cultural, emotional, financial, intellectual, physical, sexual, spiritual and social well-being. Enhance your personal and community wellness by engaging with a variety of campus programs and services at studentwellbeing.emory.edu. Plus, as final exams approach, check out six ways you can take care of your well-being, from study breaks to fitness classes.  
Emory professors challenge students to ‘Move Your Math’ in first-year seminar
The suggestion to explore math and dance concepts in tandem sounded odd — but it led to a solid teaching partnership and new way of helping students visualize complicated mathematics and understand themselves.


‘Drug discovery’ courses showcase the bench-to-bedside process
The latest initiative from Human Health, which integrates Emory College’s liberal arts excellence with the university’s renowned health sciences, exposes undergrads to the science, policy, ethics and law behind vaccines and drug discovery.


‘Unique intellectual’ Hunter Akridge named Beinecke Scholar
Receiving the prestigious Beinecke Scholarship will allow Emory College junior Hunter Akridge to pursue a doctoral degree to conduct applied research on how low-wage workers experience technology adoption in the workplace.


Competition asks teams to predict how health care will look in 2040
The Healthcare Futuring Competition 2040, organized through Goizueta Business School, tasked student teams with developing scenarios of what the U.S. health care system might look like in 2040.


Juneteenth now recognized as official Emory University holiday
Emory University will recognize Juneteenth as an official holiday beginning this year. Juneteenth will be observed on Monday, June 20, 2022, for university staff, faculty and students.

Giving a kidney started with giving knowledge
Two Emory School of Nursing faculty members, who have worked collaboratively in research surrounding renal issues related to heat exposure in farmworkers, found themselves connecting in a different way when one of the faculty members needed a new kidney.
Take Note
Annual Celebration of Technology and Innovation recognizes Emory's inventors
Annual Celebration of Technology and Innovation recognizes Emory's inventors

Woodruff Library lobby to be renovated this summer
Woodruff Library lobby to be renovated this summer

Donate or recycle items as you pack and clean during move-out
Donate or recycle items as you pack and clean during move-out
Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance


Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance
All are welcome to join members of the Emory University community as we reflect on Yom HaShoah, the day in the Jewish calendar for remembering the unfathomable destruction of the Holocaust. Emory Jewish Chaplain Rabbi Jordan Braunig, Jewish life affiliates, faculty, staff and students will lead a time of poetry, prayer and reflections to remember the six million Jews and all victims of the Holocaust.
When: April 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel and online
Admission: Free
AI.Humanity Ethics Lecture Series: "The Unrealized Promise of Artificial Intelligence" with  Ifeoma Ajunwa


AI.Humanity Ethics Lecture Series: "The Unrealized Promise of Artificial Intelligence" with Ifeoma Ajunwa
As society increasingly relies on artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, how can ethically committed individuals and institutions articulate values to guide their development and respond to emerging problems? Join the Office of the Provost to explore the ethical implications of AI in a new AI.Humanity Ethics Lecture Series. Artificial intelligence was forecasted to revolutionize the world for the better. Yet, this promise is still unrealized. What can be done? The answer is two-fold: One part looks to what can be done to prevent the reality of automated decision-making both enabling and obscuring human bias. The second is to look towards proactive measures that could allow AI to work for the greater good.
When: April 28, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room and Living Room/Patio
Admission: Free; registration required
Arts Fellow Exhibition: "Dream Life of the Indigo Children" with Masud Olufani
When: April 29, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Visual Arts Building Gallery
Admission: Free
Atlanta Master Chorale Season Finale: "Immortal Fire"
When: April 29, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $30; Emory students $10
AI.Humanity Ethics Lecture Series with Carissa Véliz: "On Privacy and Self-Presentation Online"
When: May 5, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
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