February 13, 2006
Thrower Symposium to debate federalism
On Feb. 16, the 25th annual Thrower Symposium, titled “"Interactive
Federalism: Filling in the Gaps,” will be held from 8 a.m. to
4:45 p.m. in the School of Law's Tull Auditorium.
The speakers will explore federalism and its interaction
with substantive law in three main categories: the environment, education
Engle from the University of Arizona will discuss “"Environmental
Federalism," specifically its impact on state and local efforts to address
global warming; Michael Heise from Cornell will lead the panel on "No
Left Behind: Coercive Conditional Spending Threats"; and Ira "Chip"” Lugu
and Robert Tuttle, George Washington University, will head the panel on federalism
The event is free and open to the public, and six CLE
credits can be earned for $30. For more information, call 404-727-1842.
Thomas Jefferson Award deadlines approaching
Nominations for the Thomas Jefferson Award are now being accepted.
The deadline for nominations is Feb. 28 and supporting letters
must be sent by March 25 to the provost's office.
The award honors an actively employed member of the faculty or administration
who has made a substantial contribution to Emory and the larger
local or national community through an outstanding and unusual
level of service, and whose work honors and provides leadership.
Nominations may be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org,
or by mail to the Office of the Provost, 404 Administration Building. For
more information, call 404-727-8791.