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April 23, 2001



PCSW hosts anniversary celebrations
The President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) will host two events Thursday, April 26, in honor of its 25th anniversary on Emory’s campus.

A luncheon will feature President Bill Chace, who will announce the winners of the annual PCSW writing awards, and a panel of faculty, staff, students and alumnae. The luncheon will begin at
11:30 a.m. in the Carlos Museum reception hall. Admission is $10.

An evening reception at 5:30 p.m. will feature a timeline of women’s history over the last 25 years, as well as a lecture from Martine Watson Brownley, the White Professor of English. Brownley also was Director of the Emory Institute for Women's Studies from 1992–1996. Cost for the reception, also held in the Carlos reception hall, is $10.

All former PCSW members are invited and encouraged to attended both events. To make luncheon reservations or for more information, contact PCSW chair-elect Kathy Reed at 404-727-6020 or

The PCSW will meet for the final time this school year on Thursday, May 3, at 3:30 p.m. in 400 Administration, where it will introduce new members for the 2001–02 year.

President of Institute of Medicine to speak at Emory
Kenneth Shine, president of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), will deliver the next Future Makers Lecture on Wednesday, April 25. Shine’s speech is titled “Crossing the Chasm in Health Care: Achieving Quality Care for All Americans.”

Shine, a cardiologist and physiologist, is professor of medicine emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine. He was elected to the IOM in 1988.

The lecture will begin at 4 p.m. in the WHSCAB auditorium and is free and open to the public. For more information, call


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