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More information on Homecoming 2016 coming soon. See below for last year's details.

Thursday, September 24

6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | GDBBS Awards Banquet | Druid Hills Golf Club
Join us as we celebrate our outstanding students, faculty, and alumni at the 6th annual Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences Award Banquet.  Elisabeth Binder 00G, Director of the Department of Translational Research in Psychiatry at the Max Planck Institute in Germany will receive the distinguished alumna award.  
Open to all · No charge · Registration requested · Contact: Robin Harpak, 404.712.9341 or

Friday, September 25

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Laney Graduate School Conversation with the Deans | TBA
More information coming soon.  Open to all · No charge · Registration requested · Contact: Robin Harpak, 404.712.9341 or

3:30 p.m.- 6 p.m. | Laney Graduate School's Chemistry Science Commons Kickoff Event | Chemistry Addition 
This Homecoming, we're celebrating the opening of Emory's newest science building with a super-sized science social! Science faculty, students and alums will gather in the new Science Commons--the soaring four-story atrium at the center of Emory's new chemistry building. We're excited to show off this large, multi-purpose hub for the natural sciences. Join us for food and drinks. Hear short talks about the cutting edge research taking place in the sciences at Emory, take a behind the scenes look at the space, and mingle with faculty, students and fellow graduate alumni. All LGS chemistry alumni welcome · No charge · Parking: Oxford Road Building or Peavine Deck · Contact: Robin Harpak, 404.712.9341 or

Saturday, September 26

Spirit Day!

Show your Emory Pride by wearing your Emory T-Shirt! Don’t have one? Don’t worry! Stop by the Welcome Center at the Peavine Parking Deck and we will give you a shirt boasting your alma mater. And don’t miss these traditional University-wide events that promote Emory spirit, community, and energy! Open to all · Parking: All campus parking lots and decks will be open, but Peavine is the most convenient. Contact: Gloria Grevas, or

Noon - 3:00 p.m. | "Emory Street Eats" Food Truck Park | Woodruff PE Center Courtyard and Asbury Circle
All are welcome for a Homecoming lunch in the heart of Campus. Guests may purchase from some of Atlanta’s hottest new mobile food vendors. Families and children welcome! Pay for food at each truck, complimentary Coca-Cola beverages available. Pay at venue · Registration required

12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. |Robert T. Jones Scholar Alumni Reception | 3rd Floor Lobby of the Candler Library
Robert T. Jones Scholar Alumni are invited to a Jones Scholars Luncheon. Celebrate the Jones Program with fellow alumni, learn about the expansion of the Jones Program on campus to enhance the legacy of Bobby Jones, and learn more about the 40th anniversary reunion of the program--scheduled for St. Andrews in 2017!  
Invitation Only · No charge · Parking: Oxford Road Building or Peavine Deck · Contact: Robin Harpak, 404.712.9341 or

 1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.|Tour of Special Exhibit "Bobby Jones: The Game of Life" | Schatten Gallery, Woodruff Library 
Join us for a guided tour of the exhibition "Bobby Jones: The Game of Life".  The exhibition presents the story of legendary golfer and Atlanta native Robert (“Bobby”) Tyre Jones, based on materials drawn from two Jones collections at Emory University’s Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL). 
Open to all · No charge · Parking: Fishburne · Contact: Robin Harpak, 404.712.9341 or

1:00  - 5:00 p.m. | Homecoming Parade, Festival, and Concert | McDonough Field & Asbury Circle
Cheer on your former residence hall, fraternity, sorority, or Campus Life Organization at Emory’s Annual Big, Bold, Blue and Gold Homecoming Parade! No charge, ID required · Registration required
1:00 p.m. Parade
2:00 p.m. Doors open to the Festival/Concert on McDonough Field. Enjoy music, games for all ages, food and fun (and beer or those over 21).
3:30 p.m. Concert, featuring the Indigo Girls