Winter 2011: Campaign Chronicle
Schools and Units Digest
Malcolm Bruni 92C created a leadership fund in the Office of LGBT Life in honor of Physical Education Professor Dan Adame. The Adame Leadership Fund will create leadership opportunities for LGBTQ students and allies with a passion for healthy living.
Candler School of Theology
Dunwoody United Methodist Church in Atlanta is naming a group study room in phase II of the theology building. The church and its senior pastor, B. Wiley Stephens 65T, are longtime supporters of Candler School of Theology.
Emory College of Arts and Sciences
CNN has made a gift to Emory’s James Weldon Johnson Institute to create a series of public dialogues with the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. The program was conceived by the institute’s founding director, Rudolph P. Byrd.
Norio Hirono of Shinjyo City, Japan, made a leadership annual gift to the Carlyle Fraser Heart Center at Emory University Hospital Midtown to honor his former teacher, Linton Bishop.
Former Woodruff Scholar Laura S. Huffman 08L, an associate with King & Spalding in Atlanta, is mentoring a third-year student and has made a gift to the Emory Public Interest Committee.
The Vasser Woolley Foundation has made a gift to the Paul B. Seydel Belgian Collection to purchase sixteenth- and seventeenth-century books from the Low Countries for the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library.
Emory School of Medicine
The Jim Cox Jr. Foundation has given $50,000 to the Department of Neurology to further research and care with a focus on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.
Goizueta Business School
Jon Mayblum 84BBA and Laura Mayblum 84C have funded an Adopt-A-Scholar Scholarship, awarded to a student using the resources of the Emory Disability Services Office.
James T. Laney School of Graduate Studies
Donors who want to honor former Emory President James Laney can invest in the James T. Laney Symposium endowment. Once funded, the symposium will be held annually on the anniversary of the graduate school’s naming.
Michael C. Carlos Museum
The David R. Clare and Margaret C. Clare Foundation has pledged to support the Carlos Museum’s educational programs over the next four years.
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
To support the Emeritus Faculty Scholarship Fund, Lynda P. Nauright has designated the School of Nursing, where she taught for thirty years, as the beneficiary of her retirement plan.
The scholarship created by Luke Gregory 76OX 78C and Susan Gregory 77OX 79C in memory of classmate Michael S. Overstreet 76OX 78B has raised more than $70,000. The goal is $100,000.
Rollins School of Public Health
Michael H. Kutner and his wife, Nancy, have established the Michael H. Kutner Fund for Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, which will support PhD candidates in biostatistics, and the Michael H. Kutner Award for achievement in biostatistics.
Yerkes National Primate Research Center
Donors can help advance science and improve health by investing in the Yerkes Fund for Excellence, which supports researchers seeking treatments, preventions, and cures.