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Campus Life Today

May 06, 2020

ELT Congratulates Class of 2020 

ELT Congratulates Class of 2020

Watch this 15-second video of ELT members congratulating the class of 2020. Then, add your congratulations to our grads on the online memory wall for them all to see.

About Emory President-Elect Gregory L. Fenves

About Emory President-elect Gregory L. Fenves

Check out a few facts about Emory’s distinguished incoming president.

News Briefs

Your moment: Emory University Commencement 2020

While these are unprecedented times, the response of our community, especially our students, has been a source of incredible pride. To that end, this year's Commencement theme is Y/our Moment, a rallying cry with a clear message: No matter what is happening in the world, Y/our students' moment represents a tremendous milestone.

Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have a rich heritage thousands of years old and have both shaped the history of the United States and had their lives dramatically influenced by moments in its history. Learn more by visiting the National Park Service website and the Emory Alumni Association website.

Emory step team Ngambika earns distinction in NYC competition

Emory step team Ngambika earns distinction in NYC competition

Ngambika, an all-female step team from Emory, placed number four in the UpStaged Step Competition at Lincoln Center in New York City earlier this semester.

Emory X Me

Emory X Me post of the week

The Emory x Me campaign is a platform for students to reflect on their campus experience in their own voices. This week’s students are Xavier Bell 22C and Anna McDonough 21C, the last of 10 featured this semester.

Staff Fest 2020: A virtual celebration, May 15, 2020

Emory’s 42nd Annual Staff Fest is online this year. Wear your favorite Staff Fest t-shirt and join us for an extended lunch hour on May 15, from 12 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Have fun with colleagues, connect with your co-workers, and celebrate Emory’s achievements during this past academic year. A schedule of activities will be announced next week.

Emory Student Center wins facility design award

“The ACUI Facility Design Awards were created to encourage and recognize excellence in the design of student-centered facilities that support campus community building and student learning,” according to the organization’s website.

News Media Clips

Emory Wheel: Letter to the editor: President Sterk reflects on a shared four-year journey

WABE: Travel limits kept this Emory student on campus. Loosening restrictions offer hope of home (audio 2:24)

Emory News Center: Virtual workouts help Emory employees stay focused on personal wellbeing (April Flint is quoted.)

Emory News Center: Virtual Town Hall explores community questions, Emory’s next steps

Emory Wheel: Senior reflections (10 short essays by graduating seniors)

Emory Wheel: A day at Emory University, from the other side of the world

Emory Wheel: College Council president asks Emory’s accrediting body to retroactively grant passing grades

Emory Wheel (editorial): Kemp’s reopening endangers Georgians, undermines progress

Emory Wheel (editorial): Online or in-person? Fall 2020 warrants careful consideration

Emory Wheel: BBA Program director: Business students unable to petition for pass-fail after April 27 deadline

Emory Athletics: Eagles garner awards in baseball, softball, women’s tennis, and men’s tennis

Working Through COVID-19

CNN: The pandemic is messing with our concept of time

Bloomberg: Three hours longer, the pandemic workday has obliterated work-life balance

Inside Higher Ed: Colleges could lose 20% of students

Following are additional resources on working from home and meeting other challenges for students and employees in this difficult time.
Emory University COVID-19 Updates
Campus Life resources during the COVID-19 outbreak
Emory HR: Working through COVID-19
Family Staff Assistance Program
Children and Family

Just for Fun

Workin' from home

Workin' from home (funny song parody of Bon Jovi) (video: 4:06)

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