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September 18, 2000
Volume 53, No. 4



Ambitious year has simple origins

Lipstadt mesmerizes crowd

Open letter from President Chace

Wayne Booth hits his targets

Indigo Girls return for Emory concert

O'Connor discusses groundbreaking paths

Law school explores truth and liability issues

Shaw's Methuselah takes Emory stage

Bach work dissected

Oxford hosts varied reconciliation events


First person: Billy Frye


HR changes full-time definition

Employees who work at least 36 hours per week will be now considered full-time effective Sept. 1, 2000, according to Alice Miller, vice president for Human Resources.

Employees impacted by the change will continue with their current salary, and leave accruals and retirement benefits will continue to be based on hours worked. Life insurance and educational benefits now will be based on a full-time status, Miller said.




Aquinas Center offers continuing ed classes

Fall continuing education classes are now being offered through the Aquinas Center of Theology. Classes include: "Contemplative Living in Darkness and Light" (Mondays, Sept. 25­Oct.30. St. Thomas More Library, 624 W. Ponce de Leon. 7­9 p.m.); "Understanding the Hispanic Catholic Perspective in a Multicultural Pastoral Context" (Wednesdays, Sept. 27­Nov. 1, Aquinas Center of Theology, 1703 Clifton Road, 7­9 p.m.); and "Introduction to the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults" (Thursdays, Sept. 28­Nov. 2, Holy Family Catholic Church, 3401 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta).

Each course costs $60. More information is available by calling 404-727-8860 or by contacting aquinasc@emory.edu.

Three-day book sale offers deals

Friends of Emory Libraries is sponsoring a book sale in the ground floor of the Candler Library Sept. 21-23, thousands of books will be available for rock-bottom prices (many under $1).

Admission is free and the hours of operation are: Thursday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m.­8 p.m.; Friday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Saturday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

For more information call 404-727-7620.