Emory Report
April 2, 2007
Volume 59, Number 25

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April 2, 2007
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Memorial service on April 14 to honor Fox-Genovese
A memorial service for Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Eleonore Raoul Professor of the Humanities, Departments of History and Women’s Studies, who passed away on Jan. 2, will be held on Saturday, April 14 at 3 p.m.
in Cannon Chapel.

Fox-Genovese joined Emory in 1986 as professor of history and founding director of the women’s studies program. She was an internationally renowned scholar whose numerous awards included the National Humanities Medal presented to her by President George W. Bush in a White House ceremony for “illuminating women’s history and bravely exploring the culture of America’s past and present.”

A chair will be presented in her name at the William L. Matheson Reading Room in Candler Library. The inscription will read, “A defender of reason and a servant of faith.”

Medical Care Foundation accepting research grant applications
Three times a year, the Emory Medical Care Foundation offers research grants of up to $25,000 to faculty in the School of Medicine who spend at least 50 percent of their time in the Grady Health System. Preference is given to faculty members in their first 10 years at Grady. The next deadline is July 2.

For information on application procedures, contact Shelle Bryant in the SOM Dean’s Office at 404-727-4569 or sbryant@emory.edu.

Visit the SOM Web site at www.med.emory.edu/research/information/funding_internal_emcf.cfm for proposal guidelines and cover sheet.