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November 6, 2000


EHC Heart Center gears up for walk
Friends of the Emory Healthcare Heart Center will suit up and hit the track on Sunday, Nov. 12, for the American Heart Walk. The walk is a fundraiser for the American Heart Association (AHA), and the money it raises goes to support medical reserch.

EHC Heart Center will sponsor a team to walk in the race, and team members are responsible for solicitating donations. Race registration begins at 11:30 a.m., and the race begins at 2 p.m. at Turner Field.

Sign up for the EHC Heart Center walking team by contacting Diane Johnson at 404-329-7007.

Open forum on lynching photographs

President Bill Chace has appointed an advisory committee to assist him in examining the possiblity of Emory sponsoring and exhibit depicting photos of actual lynchings.

The committee is holding an open forum on Nov. 7 in 208 White Hall to discuss the issue.

In addition to students and faculty, committee members strongly encourage staff to attend the forum as well.

The forum will run from 5-7 p.m. For more information on the event, call Leroy Davis at 404-727-4681.


Nominations accepted for distinguished lecturer
The University Senate seeks nominations for the Distinguished Lecturer presentation for 2001-02.

The award is made annually to a faculty member. Nominees should embody the highest academicideals, and are expected to present a lecture having broad interest and displaying exemplary scholarship. The Distinguished Leturer Committee reviewing the nominations consists of all past lecturers and the current lecturer. This year’s lecturer is John Witte Jr., the Jonas Robitscher Professor of Law.

Nominations will be accepted until Jan. 15, 2001. All nomination letters will be confidential and should include a brief description of what makes the nominees “distinguished.” President Bill Chace will select the final candidate from a short list of nominees.

Nominations can be sent to Frank J. Vandall at the Law School or to


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