March 22, 2004


Forum to discuss smart growth, March 25
“Can Emory Grow Smarter?” is a community forum/panel discussion to address Emory’s growth in light of environmental concerns. Emory experts will lead discussion on sustainability and smart growth, transportation and the natural environment of the campus.

Panelists for the discussion include: Peggy Barlett, anthropology; Chip Bullock, campus planning; Bill Buzbee, law school; Eloise Carter, biology; Jen Fabrick, campus planning; and Mike Mandl, executive vice president, finance and administration.

The event will take place in 208 White Hall, Thursday, March 25, at 3:45 p.m. For more information, call 404-727-0640.

Student Health Services earns AAAHC accreditation
Student Health Services (SHS) has received a full, three-year accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), making SHS the only accredited college health service in Georgia and one of 150 accredited college health services nationwide.

To be accredited, SHS underwent an extensive on-site, peer-based survey of its facilities and services. Emory was found to be in full compliance with several hundred individual standards.

Race & community forum in Jones Room, March 26
The third “Dialogue on Issues of Race, Diversity and Community” at Emory will be held Friday, March 26, at noon in Woodruff Library’s Jones Room.

Facilitating the session will be David Hooker, a conflict resolution trainer for Resolution Resources Corp. and a third-year student in the Candler School of Theology.

This ongoing series, which is open to the entire Emory community, addresses topics such as: Is there racial/cultural tension at Emory? and, What can be done to build community?

For more information, contact Beverly Schaffer at 404-727-6361.