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April 24, 2000
Volume 52, No. 30



Mellon program to help minority undergrads

Clubhouse opens for trauma patients

GBS receives $10M gift

First Person: Online learning: a tangled web?, asks Brown

Emory Profile: María Mercedes Carrión's Summer Vacation

Frye on the Year of Reconciliation

Adrienne Rich reads in Glenn Auditorium

Professor debuts artwork

Internet2@Emory: How fast networks change research

Lawley looks to the future in Great Teachers lecture

University Governance: Faculty Council


Tammy Adams, executive administrative assistant to the provost, died of a heart attack on April 11, one day before her 35th birthday.

Ms. Adams worked for Provost Rebecca Chopp since June 1999, and before that she worked for the American Academy of Religion in the Luce Center. She also worked as a media assistant in the School of Theology, from which she received her master's of divinity with honors in 1997.

"I am so fortunate to have had and opportunity to work with her and become her friend," said Tomeca Pearson, senior secretary in the provost's office.

Ms. Adams also was a graduate of Seattle Pacific University in Washington. She lived in Atlanta.


New procedure eases brain cancer treatment

'Beam shaper' sharpens brain surgeons' aim

Emory HeartWise 2000 slated for April 29

The Emory Heart Center and Emory Healthcare are sponsoring an event aimed at giving the public a broad view of heart health.

HeartWise 2000, to be held Saturday, April 29, will feature discussions with Emory cardiologists and cardiac surgeons, healthy cooking demonstrations, yoga and Tai Chi classes and heart disease risk screenings.

HeartCheck screenings, which include blood pressure, cholesterol and height/weight checks and nutritional counseling, will be offered.

The program costs $15 per person. For more information or to register, call Emory Health Connection at 404-778-7777.

Pulitzer winner Bragg to speak in Cox Hall

Rick Bragg, 1996 Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, will speak at Emory on Monday, April 24 at 6 p.m. in Cox Hall Ballroom. Bragg will sign copies of his book All Over But the Shoutin'. Call 404-251-7323 for more information.