Congratulations to the Class of 2013! Emory University held its 168th Commencement on May 13. Former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winner Rita Dove delivered the keynote address to more than 4,100 graduates at the central ceremony. Commencement news | Emory News Center
Among the honors presented, Katie Dickerson received the Brittain Award, Emory's highest student honor. Eddie Garcia received the McMullan Award, which recognizes extraordinary promise for leadership and service. And faculty member Nadine Kaslow received the Thomas Jefferson Award for significant service to the university.
Emory's Oxford College held its own distinctive graduation on May 11.
Graduate dissertation and college honors thesis topics reflect students' intellectual curiosity and creativity. The annual lists are always intriguing: How do the students find all those unusual topics, and what discoveries are they making that will positively impact our world?
Our 2013 Laney Graduate School PhD recipients and Emory College honors graduates discuss their research and its impact in short feature stories that showcase Emory's intellectual life. Explore their stories here: Dissertation sampler | College honors sampler
The university proudly welcomes the Class of 2013 to the Emory Alumni Association and a global network of 118,000 alumni! Find Emory alumni chapters and groups wherever you're headed, and enjoy a variety of events and programs with other graduates who value the ideals and memories of this special place that you share.
University graduates of all ages are eligible for a host of services, resources and discounts, such as career services, email forwarding and other perks. And here are a few links to help you keep up with your alma mater: Emory Magazine | Emory News Center | Emory on social media
An Emory liberal arts education provides the complementary professional skills and tools for students to succeed across various industries and careers. Emory's Career Center fosters relationships between recruiters and students, and more than 250 companies and organizations recruit on campus. A global network of 118,000 alumni provides career networking and employer connections.
Listen in as Emory College seniors, graduating in May with job offers in hand, share their perspectives on the value of a liberal arts degree and their undergraduate experiences: Employers seeking out liberal arts majors video