January 26, 2004


MiniMedical School now taking applications
Emory's MiniMedical School begins its new semester Tuesday, Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. and will continue for five consecutive Tuesdays through March 2.

Students will learn from some of Emory's best-known medical faculty as they teach how the various bodily organs function, the effects of diseases on the body, and the complexities and necessities of medical ethics.

Randy Martin, director of echocardiology, will host MiniMedical School. Classes will be held in the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building auditorium.

Tuition is $85 (past MiniMedical School graduates qualify for a 15 percent discount). Tuition includes a textbook, T-shirt, and a (mini) medical degree diploma. Register online at www.cll.emory.edu/registration/index.html or call 404-727-6000.


URC funding, award deadlines approaching
The application deadline for research funding from the University Research Committee (URC) is Monday, Feb. 16. Applications are available in biological and health sciences, humanities, math and natural sciences, social sciences, and visual and performing arts. For application specifics, visit the URC website at www.urc.emory.edu/guidelines.

Nominations also are being accepted for the URC-sponsored Albert E. Levy Scientific Research Award; the deadline for submission is March 15.

Faculty members established the Levy award to recognize outstanding scientific contributions. Recipients will be honored at a Levy Awards Seminar, and during the commencement ceremonies in May.

Both a junior faculty and senior faculty member will be awarded. Mathematics and social sciences are included for eligibility, in addition to chemistry, physics and the biological sciences.

For more information, call Melanie Kingston at 404-727-7503.