Emory Report
September 20, 2004
Volume 57, Number 05


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September 20, 2004
Around Campus


Voter registration drive to be held, Sept. 28–29

The International Student Association for Health and Human Rights will sponsor a voter registration drive on the P-level of the Rollins School of Public Health, Sept. 28–29, from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. and 5–7 p.m.
For more information, contact Mandana Varahrami at mvarahr@learnlink.emory.edu.

Foreign language education is focus of Oxford lecture

The latest installment of the Oxford Lyceum lecture series will feature Joseph Levi, assistant professor of Portuguese and Italian at Rhode Island College and director of its English as a Second Language Program. His lecture, “Learn Another Language! Monolingualism Can Be Cured!” will take place in Oxford’s Tarbutton Performing Arts Center, Thursday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m.
Levi holds degrees from institutions in three countries: the United States, Ital and Portugal and has previously been a visiting professor at the University of Georgia.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 770-784-8389.

Transit options meeting, Sept. 23

The Office of Alternative Transportation will hold an informational meeting on Thursday, Sept. 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to inform Emory commuters of options available to them, many new for this year.
In conjunction with the Clifton Corridor Transportation Management Association, of which Emory is a major part, the office will explain new vanpooling opportunities from areas all around metro Atlanta. Also new for this year are updated MARTA bus schedules, updated Emory shuttle schedules, a revised carpool incentive program, an upcoming “walk challenge” in October, and information about the ongoing Clifton Corridor transit study.

The meeting will be held in the Emory Clinic Building A outside the fifth-floor cafeteria. For more information, call Candace Brzoska at 404-712-2415.

Wesley Woods to host free depression screening

National Depression Screening Day is Thursday, Oct. 7. On that day, from 9 a.m.–4 p.m., the Fuqua Center for Late-Life Depression will offer free depression screenings at Budd Terrace on the Wesley Woods campus.
Referrals to local treatment services and free educational materials will be available for free to anyone who believes they or a family member could be affected. An Emory physician will present a seminar and answer questions about the illness and discuss treatment options.
For more information call the Fuqua Center at 1-877-498-0096.