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Sterk discusses the impact and value of higher education

Sterk discusses the impact and value of higher education

June 5

Responding to debates about the value of higher education for students and society, Emory President Claire E. Sterk says the university must better communicate its impact but also evolve significantly to meet the needs of the future.



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Photos: Emory in the snow

The Emory campus was blanketed in white Friday when a rare early December snowstorm provided a delightful, unexpected study break for students preparing for final exams.

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Photos: Songfest unites first-year Emory students

Woodruff PE Center was packed Aug. 24, as first-year students competed in Songfest, a beloved Emory tradition where students from each residence hall perform an original song about their new home.

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Photos: Eclipse captivates Emory community

Emory's 2017-18 academic year got off to a unique start Monday as students, faculty and staff gathered on the university's Atlanta and Oxford campuses to watch the first partial solar eclipse to grace the area in decades.

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Time-lapse video shows Oxford sand mandala's creation, destruction

Watch five days of work collapsed into a few intriguing minutes, from the first chalk lines laying out the intricate design to the completed mandala's destruction in a swirl of color.

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Photos: Emory on ice

While Emory missed the snow that was originally forecast, the campus sparkled under a light coating of ice. The university closed Jan. 6-7 but reopened Sunday, Jan. 8, in time for students to move in.

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Photos: Oxford College Baccalaureate and Commencement

Oxford College, located on Emory's original campus in Oxford, Georgia, held its Baccalaureate service on Friday, May 11, in Old Church. The Oxford College Commencement followed on Saturday, May 12, on the Oxford quadrangle.

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Photos: Emory Baccalaureate

Emory seniors, campus faith leaders and administrators gathered on the morning of Friday, May 11, in Cannon Chapel for the annual Baccalaureate service, a collective reflection upon the Class of 2018's college experience during the past four years.

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Photos: Coca-Cola Toast and Candlelight Crossover

Undergraduates in the Class of 2018 gathered May 10 for the Candlelight Crossover, and following Class Day in Glenn Memorial Auditorium, students gathered for a reception at the Emory Conference Center Hotel, concluding with a Coca-Cola toast.

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Photos: Chair Rodeo readies Quad for Commencement

The annual Chair Rodeo, held Wednesday, May 9, drew staff and faculty volunteers from across the university to help set up chairs for the crowd of approximately 15,000 expected to attend Commencement.

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Photos: A look back at Dooley's Week 2018

Dooley's Week, Emory's annual celebration of school spirit, took over campus April 9-14 with full slate of festival-themed "Dooleypalooza" activities.

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Traveling this spring? Researcher offers tips for healthy travel

Vicki Hertzberg, PhD, professor at Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and author of a recent study about disease transmission on airplanes, offers tips for healthy travel.