February 2, 2004


Provost candidate forums sest for Feb. 5, 10
Campus visits have been scheduled for the next two candidates for Emory's provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, and each candidate will participate in an open forum for faculty, staff and students.

Robert Thompson, dean of the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences at Duke University, will hold a forum on Thursday, Feb. 5, from 3-4 p.m.; and Elizabeth Langland, dean of the Division of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies at the University of California at Davis, will hold a forum on Tuesday, Feb. 10, from 10:45-11:45 a.m. Both forums will be held in the Dobbs Center's Harland Cinema.

Up-to-date information on candidate visits can be found on the provost office website at www.emory.edu/PROVOST/.

First Relay for Life meeting, Feb. 9
A meeting for prospective team captains for the Emory/Intown Relay for Life will be held Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in White Hall. The event raises money for the American Cancer Society will take place April 16-17 at Druid Hills High School. Team members take turns circling the track for the duration of the relay and are asked to collect donations before the event.  

Anyone interested in establishing a team or joining an existing one should contact Susan Lee at 404-727-2675 or slee05@emory.edu.

Author LeBlanc visits for Feb. 3 reading
Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, author of Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble and Coming of Age in the Bronx, will visit Emory for a reading from that 2002 book, Tuesday, Feb. 3, at 5 p.m. in the Woodruff Library's Jones Room.

LeBlanc spent 10 years following two Latina women living in Bronx, N.Y., and through Random Family she tells their stories. The event is free and open to the public. A brief discussion will follow the reading.