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Volume 7
Number 2

Current Issue

What's New
Celebration of 2004 Emory Authors
Faculty are invited to join us on Thursday, December 2, 2004, at 4:00 for wine and cheese in the Druid Hills Bookstore to celebrate faculty authors and editors of 2004 books.
November 29, 2004

Irish Poet Kerry Hardie to Deliver Reading
Irish poet Kerry Hardie will read from her work Tuesday evening, November 16, at 6:00 p.m., in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library.
November 15, 2004

Virtual Reality Training Could Reduce Medical Errors
According to Emory researcher Christopher Cates in a recent article in the British medical journal The Lancet, many medical errors could be avoided by training physicians with interactive, three-dimensional visualization technology instead of on patients.
November 5, 2004

Town Hall on Strategic Plan
On November 4, steering committee chairs Dr. Earl Lewis, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, and Dr. Michael M.E. Johns, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, will report on the Strategic Planning Processand respond to questions.
October 27, 2004

Strategic Planning at Oxford
A detailed Q&A with David Gowler, Pierce Professor of Religion and member of Oxford's strategic planning committee.
October 25, 2004

Institute of Medicine elects Emory faculty to membership
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has elected three Emory University faculty members and two adjunct/clinical faculty members to its new class. This brings Emory's total IOM membership to eighteen, including adjunct professors—an increase from one member a decade ago.
October 18, 2004

Seeking Emory authors of 2004 books
The Academic Exchange, the Office of the Bookstore Liaison, and Druid Hills Bookstore would like to host a celebration of 2004 Emory authors (or editors) of books. We know, however, that our list of such authors is incomplete. Please take a look at this list and let us know what's missing.
October 13, 2004

Stringer receives rare board certification
Anthony Stringer, director of neuropsychology in Emory’s Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, has attained board certification in neuropsychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology
October 6, 2004

Flannery to be featured on "Thistle and Shamrock"
James Flannery’s book/recording Dear Harp of My Country: The Irish Melodies of Thomas Moore will be featured in October on National Public Radio’s “The Thistle and Shamrock.”
October 1, 2004

Theologian comments in New York Times on hip-hop and the church
Long-standing antagonism has diminished to the point where the blunt rhythms are heard more frequently during services
September 17, 2004

Presidential Powers of Recall
President Bush provides a case-in-point of the plasticity and imprecision of memory of major events
September 15, 2004

The Poetry of Memory
Poet Natasha Trethewey explores "what gets written down and what gets written out"
September 9, 2004

New Associate Editor of the Academic Exchange
Steve Frandzel joins AE staff
September 3, 2004

Psychiatry Department Member Killed
Xiaohong Wang, a promising researcher at the interface between immunology and psychiatry, was killed Saturday, July 24, in a car accident in China.
July 27, 2004

Faculty and Racism
A professor at Colby College discusses her efforts to form a collective of mostly white faculty members to become better allies to students of color on her campus.
May 10, 2004

Coping with Copyright
Highlights from a panel discussion on copyright law and scholarship
May 4, 2004

Washington Post Addresses Controversy about Courtright’s
Book

Emory Professor of Religion Paul Courtright was featured in a Washington Post article about recent attacks on scholars of Hinduism.
April 15, 2004

 

Cover Story

Upon Reflection
University leadership urges a new "discipline" of planning

My job is to make sure that the academic focus of the institution is always front and center.
Earl Lewis, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs


If we’re going to be rigid, operating in the nineteenth century and resisting change, then we’ll go the way of the Light Brigade.
Kenneth Thorpe, Woodruff Professor of Health Policy and Management


Phase to phase

Strategic Planning Steering Committee

To learn more

Also in this Issue

Scholarship in Time
Or, Sipping champagne from a fire hydrant
Bruce Knauft, Samuel C. Dobbs Professor of Anthropology and Executive Director, The Institute for Comparative and International Studies

Is the Bible Green?
Ancient Israelite and early Christian perspectives
on the natural world
Carol A. Newsom, Professor of Old Testament

Further reading

The Mind and the Machine
A Review of
Digital People by Sidney Perkowitz
Darryl Neill, Professor of Psychology

Endnotes

 

Continuing Conversations

Classroom on the Quad

September 11: Scholarly Responses

Tenure and Promotion

Science, Ethics, and Culture

Resources and Research

Research Across Disciplines

 

New and Emerging Inquiries

Scholarship and Society

Teaching and Mentoring

 

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