In Brief

Distinguished Lecture nominees sought

The Faculty Council is soliciting nominations for the 1997 Distinguished Faculty Lecture. The lectureship is awarded annually to a distinguished member of the Emory faculty. The 1996 Distinguished Faculty Lecture, the first, will be given by Douglas C. Wallace, Woodruff Professor and Chair of the Department of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, on Monday, April 22, at 4 p.m. in 303 Geosciences.

Nominations for the 1997 lecture are invited from all members of the University community. Nominees should embody the highest academic ideals and be expected to deliver a lecture having broad interest and exemplary scholarship.

Letters of nomination should be addressed to Faculty Council President Richard Letz, 520 School of Public Health, or sent via e-mail to <>. Nominations will be accepted through Monday, April 8. All nomination letters are confidential. They should include a brief description of what makes the nominee "distinguished" and why the University should award the nominee this high honor. The Faculty Council will decide the final selection for 1997 from a limited set of nominees.

Conference to address European union

"The European Union at the Crossroads: Preparing for the 21st Century" is the topic for a conference to be held on Thursday, March 28, from 1-5:30 p.m. in 128 Anatomy and Physiology. The conference will address such issues as the "Political Dynamics of the European Union," "The `Center' Looks Westward," and "The Challenges of Expansion: The Need to Restructure." For more information, call (404) 892-2388.

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