March 24, 2003


Jefferson, Brittain awards seek nominations
Two of Emory’s most prestigious honors are the Thomas Jefferson Award for faculty/ administrators and the Marion Luther Brittain Award for students, and the selection committees for each award are soliciting nominations from the community.

The Jefferson Award recognizes an outstanding faculty member or administrator for significant service through personal activities, influence and leadership. It traditionally has been awarded to individuals who have demonstrated substantial and sustained contributions over at least a decade at Emory.

Nominations remain current for five years, and a list of candidates is available from the provost’s office; nominators can reaffirm or add their support to an existing candidate.

Nominations can be directed to Vice Provost Harriet King, 404 Administration Building, or via e-mail to The deadline for nominations for the 2003 recipient is March 31.

The Brittain Award is presented each year to a graduating student from any division of the University who is considered to have performed the most “significant, meritorious and devoted service” to Emory. It was made possible by a gift from Marion Luther Brittain, former president of Georgia Tech and an Emory alumnus.

Nominations can be sent to the Office of Campus Life, 415E Dobbs Center, and the deadline for 2003 nominations is March 31. For more information, contact Martin Howell at 404-727-7195.


In an article about the book, My eXtra Special Brother, in the March 17 issue of Emory Report, an individual in the photograph accompanying the story was misidentified as geneticist Stephanie Sherman. The individual in question was Stephanie Conley, the book’s illustrator.