Emory Report
April 3, 2006
Volume 58, Number 25


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April 3, 2006
Around Campus

‘Jake’s Open House’
to be held April 11
“Jake’s Open House: Past & Presents” will be a celebration of Emory history centered on the birthdays of two of the University’s most esteemed citizens, past and present. The event celebrates the birthdays of John Emory, the University’s namesake, born April 11, and Dean of Alumni Jake Ward, born April 13.

The event will be held Tuesday, April 11, from 6:30–8:30 p.m. in Miller-Ward Alumni House. All members of the Emory community, including family, are invited. To register for the event, visit www.alumni.emory.edu/events. For more information, call 404-727-8782.

Retired law professor Ferguson falls to cancer
Emory law Professor Emeritus Bill Ferguson died March 29 after a long bout with cancer. A member of the School of Law faculty from 1963–1998, Ferguson was active in the school’s trial advocacy program and also remembered for his classes in civil procedure, conflicts and federal jurisdiction. In January, he was awarded the Distinguished Emeritus Faculty Award by the Emeritus College.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 8, at 2 p.m. in Christ Church Episcopal, Norcross, Ga.
For more information, call 770-447-1166.