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Wednesday, May 19, 2021
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COMMENCEMENT NEWS
 
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.

 

U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff encourages graduates at Class Day celebration
Emory celebrated Class Day, a longstanding Commencement tradition, with events online May 13. Several seniors were recognized for their contributions, and U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff encouraged graduates to get involved in the world around them.

 

Chung leaves her mark as first Brittain Award recipient studying public health
As the pandemic unfolded, E. Lisa Chung got involved with multiple response efforts, from performing tests and delivering vaccines to mapping out prevention plans. She’ll continue her studies as a public health PhD student at Emory in the fall.

 

Undergraduate Brittain Award recipient lauded for stellar service across campus and beyond
From organizing numerous service opportunities through Volunteer Emory to helping fight food insecurity on campus and beyond, senior Genevieve Wilson embodies just the kind of student leader the Brittain Award honors.

 

McMullan Award honors Djukanovic for creative commitment to lifting others
From book-worthy research on Serbian ethnicities to developing training for the Liberian National Police to tutoring Atlanta-area refugees, Tara Djukanovic has thoroughly embodied the “extraordinary promise” of a McMullan Award winner.

 

Graduate fellows provide support for students and staff
Emory Libraries and Laney Graduate School sponsor fellowships that provide graduate students with immersive and meaningful experiences. Read about their work in digital humanities, instruction and engagement, research and engagement, data services and the Rose Library.

Class of 2020 returns for in-person ceremony
After last year's Commencement had to be held virtually, graduates in the Class of 2020 came together May 15 to commemorate their achievements.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Listen to today's Facebook Live Q&A about the CDC's face mask guidelines
Listen to today's Facebook Live Q&A about the CDC's face mask guidelines

Summer dining hours are in effect through Aug. 6
Summer dining hours are in effect through Aug. 6

Here's the summer schedule for Emory's shuttles
Here's the summer schedule for Emory's shuttles

Emory Libraries have online and on-site services for summer
Emory Libraries have online and on-site services for summer
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FACULTY AWARDS
 

 

Bussey-Jones receives Exemplary Teacher Award for supporting others’ success
Throughout her career as a physician and professor of medicine, Jada Bussey-Jones has worked to empower future doctors to understand health disparities and treat each patient as "a person and not a disease."

 

Ruth Murphey Parker, Jefferson Award winner, has built a career on listening to patients
This year’s Jefferson Award winner, Ruth Murphey Parker, long has led efforts to advance the progress of health literacy, resulting in improved outcomes for the most vulnerable patients.

 

Walker honored for legacy of excellent mentorship with 2021 Cuttino Award
Award-winning author and stellar researcher Vanessa Siddle Walker’s legacy of encouraging and promoting student success is being honored with the 2021 George P. Cuttino Award for Excellence in Mentoring.

 

Emory Williams Awards honor distinguished undergraduate teaching
The Emory Williams Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award is presented annually to faculty members in each of the four undergraduate schools as part of Commencement celebrations.

 

Distinguished Teaching Awards recognize excellence in graduate and professional school faculty
The Provost’s Distinguished Teaching Award for Excellence honors contributions of faculty across Emory’s seven graduate and professional schools.

 

Faculty and staff honored for teaching, mentoring and more
Faculty and staff were recognized with multiple awards in conjunction with the 2021 school ceremonies and the conclusion of the academic year. See the honorees from each of the nine schools that make up Emory University.
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EVENTS
 
 
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May
 
Emory Community Conversation on Interfaith Community in Our Post-Grad Lives
When: May 20, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
20
May
 
Buddhist Club Guided Meditation
When: May 20, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
24
May
 
Theater: "Labzik: Tales of a Clever Pup"
When: May 24 - June 5
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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