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Upcoming Alumni Events

Emory in Your City: Orlando—February26 Honoring the late Kenneth Murrah 55C 58L.

Atlanta: March 19—J. Pollard Turman Alumni Service Award ceremony

Virtual: April 17—All-alumni virtual networking

For more, visit www.alumni.emory.edu/calendar.

Greetings!

As we welcome the new year, we also reflect on our good fortune at Emory. We are honored to nurture lifelong learning on a campus that encourages critical thinking and free expression, and we are privileged to benefit from the diversity of talent in our global university community.

Emory celebrates the unique makeup of our student body and alumni population. This cultural and intellectual strength is widely known, and cross-cultural scholars join forces at Emory to work on solving some of the world’s greatest issues. Recently, we’ve witnessed this kind of outstanding collaboration in the exceptional care provided by Emory’s teams to individuals affected by Ebola virus disease.

Throughout our university’s history, Emory has embraced the notion of asking difficult questions, sharing and discussing responses, and collectively creating solutions to make our world a better, healthier place.

This spring marks a special occasion: the one-hundredth anniversary of Emory University in Atlanta. With special campus activities and publications, we will pay tribute to the thinkers and doers who have come before us, recognize those in our midst, and anticipate those yet to come.

Please take a moment to reflect on your own Emory experience and ask yourself how you can continue to help shape Emory’s future.

Sincerely,

Sarah Cook 95C, Senior Associate Vice President for Alumni Affairs

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Paddling and Programs: Stephanie Yoder 07C and her husband, Mike Tieso (top), kayak during an outing with the Seattle Alumni Chapter. Yoder writes a popular travel blog, Twenty-Something Travel. Also: Farae Strickland 98C and Carlton Mackey 05T (above, from left) pause for a smile during the Emory Alumni Association Back to Class: San Francisco event held in November.

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Houston, We Have no Problem:Houston alumni (top) were treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of NASA’s Johnson Space Center coordinated by Smith Johnston 76C 81M P17 and Nina Johnston 80C P17. Pictured (from left) are Randy Ruch, Bill Pickard 76OX 78B, Linda Wittig 77C P14, Drew Karklin, Lindsey Putterman 09C, Elisabeth Hootman 10N, Dan Hootman 08B 12PH, and Julie Harab 10N. Also: (Above, from left)Brian Sperber 07C, Cassandra Labbees, Zack Richards 07L, Matthew Kerrigan 09B, and Albert Hsu 06MR 09B at a happy hour hosted by the Emory Chapter of Gay and Lesbian Alumni at Boxers HK in New York’s Hell’s Kitchen.

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