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October 23, 2000


Alice Walker to speak in Winship Ballroom
Acclaimed author Alice Walker (The Color Purple) will be at Emory on Monday, Oct. 30, to discuss her new book, The Way Forward Is With a Broken Heart.

The event will begin at 7 p.m. in Winship Ballroom with singer/songwriter Doria Roberts performing before Walker’s presentation. Walker will sign books following the event. Charis Books will have books by Walker for sale on site.

Tickets are $15, and proceeds benefit Charis Circle, part of Charis Books. For more information or to purchase tickets, call

NIH requirements outlined on website
Researchers conducting clinical research under a human studies protocol should be aware that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) require documentation of a human subjects protection education program before funding is received.The School of Medicine has developed an online documentation website at

For more information, call 404-727-5646.

Women’s Center accepting nominations
Nominations for the fourth annual “Unsung Heroines” Awards are being accepted by the Emory Women’s Center advisory board.

Awards will be presented to in the undergraduate and graduate student categories, as well to faculty, administrators and staff. An alumna award will be presented for the first time this year. The awards will be presented at a dinner in February.

Send all nominations to Emory Women’s Center “Unsung Heroines,” Box GG, Atlanta, Ga., 30322. Previous nominees are eligible to be nominated again, but previous winners are not eligible.

For more information, call 404-727-2001 or send e-mail to

Governor speaks at Law School event
Members of the Emory community are invited to “A Conversation With Georgia’s Gov. Roy Barnes,” at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the law school’s Tull Auditorium. Barnes’ appearance is the inaugural event in the law school’s new Distinguished Speakers Series.A question and answer session will follow the Governor’s speech.

For more information, call 404-727-6696.


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