call for submissions
Deadlines for the University Research Committee’s (URC) spring
awards cycle are approaching on March 28, and the committee is seeking
submissions for the Levy Scientific Research Award and a new award
for meritorious research in dance, music, theater and visual arts.
The endowed Levy Award is given annually to both a junior and senior
Emory faculty member to recognize outstanding scientific contributions.
Recipients receive a monetary award and commemorative plaque, and
are recognized during Commencement in May.
Individuals may be self-nominated or nominated by another faculty
member. Nominations should include five copies each of a peer-reviewed
paper published during 2001 or 2002, along with a brief description
of the paper’s impact.
To complement the Levy Award, the URC’s performing and visual
arts subcommittee has established a new award to recognize achievement
in these fields. Candidates may self-nominate or be nominated by
colleagues, and nomination materials should include a letter of
recommendation, curriculum vitae and other supporting materials
such as CDs, recordings, catalogs, videos, photographs, reviews,
Nominations for either award should be forwarded to the URC in G65
Rollins Research Building. For more information, call Melanie Kingston
Law school to dedicate Hunter Atrium
On Friday, March 21, at 4 p.m. in a ceremony outside Tull Auditorium,
the School of Law will dedicate the Howard O. Hunter Atrium, in
honor of interim Provost (and former law school dean) Woody Hunter.
According to Roseanne Patton in the law school’s office of
alumni relations and development, more than 200 law alumni and friends
made contributions to honor Hunter by naming the popular and flexible
space in Gambrell Hall after him. Hunter served as law dean from
A reception will be held at 4:30 p.m. following the dedication.
For more information, call 404-727-6696.
commission accepting nominations for 2003-04
The President’s Commission on LGBT Concerns is accepting nominations
for faculty, staff, administrator, student and alumni members for
the 2003–04 academic year.
The commission serves as a focus for matters of concern to LGBT
persons across the University. To download a nomination form, visit
Completed forms must be submitted to the Office of LGBT Life in
the Dobbs Center no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, March 21. Self-nominations
For more information, contact Catherine Shiel at 404-712-8794 or
VE to host annual
Lullwater run, March 22
Volunteer Emory (VE) is holding its annual 5K run/walk, “Get
Fit To Volunteer,” Saturday, March 22, in Lullwater Park.
Signups begin at 10 a.m., and proceeds will go to a variety of environmental
organizations. The cost is $10 for nonstudents and $5 for students.
This year VE is partnering with Emory Recycles’ Reuse-a-Shoe
campaign. Entrants or spectators who donate a pair of used athletic
shoes for recycling will receive an Emory Recycles coffee cup.
For more information or to preregister, contact VE at 404-727-6269.
CME to hold short
course, March 28–29
The School of Medicine’s Continuing Medical Education (CME)
program will hold a symposium on “Office Orthopaedics, Sports
Medicine and Spine Problems,” March 28–29 at the Doubletree
Hotel at 3340 Peachtree Road in Buckhead.
The conference, designed for physicians and other health care professionals
who treat musculoskeletal injuries incurred in active patient populations,
is worth 15 hours of CME credit. Tuition of $175 includes a continental
breakfast and refreshments, course syllabus, Friday evening cocktail
reception and other amenities.
For more information, contact Pruett Roof in the Department of Orthopaedics
Executive MBA Open House set for March 20
The Executive MBA Program will host an open house in Goizueta Business
School, Thursday, March 20, from 6:15–8 p.m. Rich Makadok,
associate professor of organization and management will be the faculty
For more information, contact Allison Malinowski at 404-727-8124.