PCSW fall event honors Rebecca Chopp
The President's Commission on the Status of Women is sponsoring a luncheon
honoring Rebecca Chopp, Emory's first woman provost and executive vice president
for academic affairs, in the Carlos Museum Reception Hall Wednesday, Nov.
19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Speakers at the fall event will include
President Bill Chace, Dean of the Chapel Susan Henry-Crowe, Yerkes Director
Tom Insel and Vice Provost Harriet King.
Kids Carnival to accompany basketball home openers
Emory's athletics department, in conjunction with the University's Circle K chapter, will host a Kids Carnival at the first home varsity basketball games on Friday, Nov. 20. The women's team plays at 6 p.m.; the men's team plays at 8 p.m.
Admission to the games is free with an EmoryCard, and the carnival is free and open to anyone. Running from 6-10 p.m., the carnival will feature face painters, games, giveaways, cotton candy, jugglers and a clown in a space near the basketball court in the P.E. Center.
For more information, call 404-727-2140.
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Overdue books bring relief for Atlanta Food Bank
Once again this holiday season Health Sciences library patrons with overdue items can pay their fines by donating canned goods. Begun in 1991 by then-circulation service head Bonita Bryan, the drive gives patrons the opportunity to pay off $1 of their fines with a single canned good. The library's average holiday tally is about three or four barrels of canned goods for the Atlanta Food Bank.
This year's drive will run through the month of December. Canned goods must be brought to the information desk at the Health Sciences Center Library. All donations must be received and recorded into EUCLID by library personnel so that proper accounts are credited.
While this event does cut into library revenues, Assistant Vice President
Carol Burns feels that it's a project worth the dollars lost. "We want
people to participate with us in experiencing the holiday season,"
she said. "Besides, this is a very good way to kill two birds with
Women's Center seeking Unsung Heroines
The Emory Women's Center is currently seeking nominations for its second annual Unsung Heroine Awards. The awards honor an undergraduate student, a graduate student, a faculty member, a staff member and an administrator who have "demonstrated extraordinary dedication to issues that affect women at Emory or in the larger community but whose efforts heretofore have not received accolades or formal recognition."
Awards will be presented at a dinner on Feb. 16. Please send letters
of nomination by Nov. 20, to Emory Women's Center Unsung Heroines, Box GG.
Previous nominees (but not previous winners) are eligible to be nominated
again. Nomination letters should include the name and daytime phone number
of the nominee and the person nominating her, a brief description stating
why the candidate should be an Unsung Heroine and her category. Self-nominations
No paper during Thanksgiving holiday
Emory Report will not be published next week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. We will resume publication with the Nov. 30 issue. For a complete listing of calendar events and other news, visit the Today at Emory web site at <www. emory.edu/ TODAY/>.