April 25, 2005
CLIFTON SCHOOL ACCEPTING SUMMER CAMP APPLICATIONS
The Clifton School is now accepting registration for its weekly summer camps for children ages 4–12, which run June 6–July 29.
The “Way Cool Summer School” is accepting applications on a first-come-first-served basis. There is a $30 application fee and tuition for each weekly program (daily times are 9 a.m.–3 p.m. and extended hours are available) is $190. Tuition subsidies are available.
For more information,contact Andrea Jackson at 404-636-4073 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Further information also is available at www.thecliftonschool.org.
TWO PROFESSORS WIN YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARDS
Faculty members Justin Gallivan, assistant professor of chemistry in Emory College, and Peng Jin, assistant professor of human genetics in the School of Medicine, have received Beckman Young Investigators Awards.
The $264,000 awards, given by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation of California, help provide research support for promising young faculty members. Gallivan and Jin are two of 24 scientist to receive 2005 awards.
Each professor is engaged in groundbreaking work. Gallivan is working to develop a new method of discovering enzymes that could be a thousand times faster than traditional methods. Jin’s research involves unraveling the mechanisms used by neural stem cells to generate distinct cell types.
ANNUAL BOOK SALE IN WOODRUFF, APRIL 29-30
The Friends of Emory Libraries’ annual book sale will take place April 29-30 in Woodruff Library’s Jones Room, beginning at 10 a.m. each day. Large discounts will be available.