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Event Schedule


Monday, March 29         

Oxford Heritage Celebration  

at the site of Emory's founding 
5:00-6:30 pm

Ignatius Alphonso Few Monument

Oxford campus

Lighting of the torch that will carry the flame to the Emory campus


6:30 pm

Candler Hall

By invitation, response requested

Tuesday, March 30


Emerging Challenges for Ethics and Leadership in the Professions

4:00-6:00 pm

WHSCAB Auditorium

Sponsored by the Center for Ethics

Open to Emory students, faculty, staff; Woodruff Health Sciences staff; and invited guests 


6:00-7:30 pm


Sponsored by the Woodruff Health Sciences Center

By invitation, response requested


Wednesday, March 31

Tree Planting

3:00 pm

Q uadrangle, near Administration Building

Sponsored by Friends of Emory Forests

Everyone is invited.


Exhibition and planetarium presentatiion

From Outer Banks to Outer Space: Silk Batiks by Mary Edna Fraser

7:00 pm

Atrium, Math and Science Center

Exhibit and unveling of commissioned work

By Jove, It's Jupiter

Planetarium presentations and viewing from observation deck

Math and Science Center

By invitation, response requested

Thursday, April 1

Inaugural Arts Festival

'morning to midnight'

V arious Emory campus venues

A full spectrum of creative sights and sounds

Visit the Arts Festival page for a complete schedule


Torch Arrival and Lighting of the Cauldron

4:00  Arrival of the torch at the Haygood Hopkins Gate

5:00  Lighting of the Cauldron on the Quadrangle by the stage

President's Reception

6:00-7:30 p.m

Cox Hall Ballroom.

By invitation, reply required


A Capella Concert

Barenaked Voices: First Annual Emory Student a Capella Celebration

8:30 pm

Schwartz Center Emerson Hall

Featuring student a capella and choral groups and faculty-directed chorus and choir.

Visit the Arts Festival page for ticket information


Friday, April 2

Delegate Registration

From 9:00 am

White Hall Commons


Inaugural Luncheons

12:00 noon

Atrium, Math and Science Center (Delegates and their guests)

Cox Hall Ballroom, (Invited Guests)

By invitation, responses required

Robing, Lining up

1:45 pm

Reception Hall, Michael C. Carlos Museum (Platform Party)

White Hall Commons and Promenade (Delegates)

Coca-Cola Commons, DUC (Faculty)

Inauguration Ceremony

2:30-4:30 pm


Open to the Emory community


Campus Jubilee

McDonough Field

5:00-8:00 pm
Music, food, activities

Rain venue: WoodPEC

Open to the Emory community


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