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February 4, 2002



Seminar to explore connections of law, faith
Balancing the practice of law with the tenets of faith will be the focus of “Faithful Lawyers? Issues of Faith and the Practice of Law: Toward a Deeper Understanding of Vocation and Work,” Feb. 6, from 2–6:15 p.m. in Tull Auditorium.

The program will include speakers from a variety of religious traditions including Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist and Hindu. They will help participants explore how their faith influences the professional and ethical choices they make as lawyers.

The event is free for the Emory community, others will be charged a participation fee.

Participants are eligible for three hours of continuing legal education credit. To register or for more information contact Mary Lynne Johnson at 404-832-6203 or


Deadline for URC grants is Feb. 15
The spring deadline to apply for a grant from the University Research Committee (URC) is Feb. 15. Awards will be made in May.

The URC awards small research grants to University faculty members twice a year. Both tenured and nontenured faculty are eligible. Graduate students and visiting professors are ineligible.

The URC is made up of faculty from across the university and divided into five subcommittees: biological and health sciences, humanities, match and natural sciences, social sciences, and visual and performing arts. Proposals are reviewed by the appropriate subcommittee as chosen by the applicant.

Applications are available in the URC office, G65 Rollins Research Building, or can be downloaded from the committee website (

For more information, contact the URC at 404-727-7503.