Emory hosts murder mystery writers
The Friends of the Emory Libraries will host "Murder, They Write," a
discussion with three local writers. The writers, Celestine Sibley,
Sprinkle and Kathy Hogan-Trochek, are members of Atlanta's "Women of
and will reveal their mystery writing techniques in a panel discussion
free and open to the public. Sibley, a longtime Atlanta
columnist and reporter, has written Ah, Sweet Mystery, Straight As an
Dire Happening at Scratch Ankle. Trocheck, previously at the Atlanta
Journal-Constitution, is the author of Every Crooked Nanny, To Live and
Dixie and Homemade Sin. Sprinkle, who writes with a decidedly local
penned Death of a Dunwoody Matron, Murder in Charleston Manor, Mystery
Buckhead and Somebody's Dead in Snellville.
The event, slated for Tuesday, Jan. 17, in Cox Hall Ballroom, will begin
a reception at 5:30 p.m. The program will start at 6 p.m. The discussion
be moderated by Susan Peters of the Emory Libraries and member of Sisters
Crime. A book signing will follow. The event is sponsored by Friends of
Emory University Libraries. For information, call 727-6861.
Emory Moot Court Society advances to nationals
The law school's Moot Court Society qualified for the finals of Region
the 45th annual National Moot Court Competition and will advance to the
national competition in New York City on Jan. 23, along with 27 other
finalists. Emory's team also earned recognition for writing the best
the region. The competition is sponsored by the American College of Trial
Lawyers and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
Water line work affects WHSCAB pedestrians
Some pedestrian traffic near WHSCAB continues to be impeded by a project
is adding new chilled water lines for the building.
Since work on the project began in mid-December, pedestrian traffic from
Clifton Road to Means Drive via the plaza area between WHSCAB and Anatomy
Physiology has been prohibited. Pedestrian access is expected to resume
week. The entire project is scheduled for completion by Jan. 20.
A water line installation project near Candler Library was scheduled to
completed this week, while another project on Asbury Circle near Woodruff
Library was completed late last week.
Faculty and staff eligible for Evening at Emory discount
Evening at Emory's winter classes begin on Jan. 30. Late registration
through Thursday, Feb. 2, from 5-8 p.m. at Evening at Emory's Sage Hill
Emory faculty and staff are eligible for a 20 percent tuition discount.
more information, call 874-0999.
Carter Center event to examine conflict resolution
The Carter Center will host a forum on resolving conflict in today's
7:30-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, as part of the "Conversations at The
Speakers for the discussion include former Ambassador Marion Creekmore,
director of programs at The Carter Center and vice provost for
Affairs at Emory; Joyce Neu, associate director of the center's Conflict
Resolution Program; Eric Flowers, assistant cluster coordinator for the
Project Therrell Cluster, and Jennifer McCoy, senior research associate
Latin American and Caribbean Program, who has worked with Carter on
election-monitoring missions in Haiti, Guyana and Nicaragua.