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November 26, 2001



LGBT now accepting essay entries
The President’s Commission on LGBT Concerns is now accepting entries for its undergraduate and graduate essay contest. The essays must be in the field of lesbian/bisexual/gay/transgen-dered studies

The awards of $500 for the graduate essay and $250 for undergraduates will be presented by President Bill Chace at the LGBT Pride banquet, March 4.

Submissions are due by 5 p.m., Feb. 4. For more information, contact Susan Browne at 404-727-6590 or


Smoking cessation classes offered for 2002
Registration has begun for smoking cessation classes, sponsored by the Emory Well House and Emory Hospitals.

All Emory faculty, staff, students, patients and their families are eligible for the classes. Cost is $40, which is reimbursable to qualified participants.

Eight class sessions (each run for seven weeks) will begin on the following dates: Jan. 12, Feb. 6 (two classes will begin on this day), March 26, May 30, June 12 (two classes will begin on this day), July 30 and Oct. 3.

Classes have varying times and locations. For more information, call the Well House at 404-727-WELL or visit To register, call Emory HealthConnection at 404-772-7777.


Stein Lecture explores Kristallnacht
The fifth annual Max and Mathilda Stein Lecture will be presented by Gerhard Weinberg, professor of history emeritus at University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill.

“Kristallnacht, November 1938: As Experienced Then and As Seen Now” will be the topic of Weinberg’s lecture, which will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, in Winship Ballroom.

The Stein Lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 404-727-2798.


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