Emory Report
February 26, 2007
Volume 59, Number 21


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February 26, 2007
Around Campus

Workshop offers tips for faculty authors seeking literary agents
The Manuscript Development Program is hosting an informal conversation about literary agents on Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 4 p.m. in room E200 of the Math/Science Center. Emory authors will share their personal experiences and insights into the publishing world.

“Literary Agents: Tales, Trials and Advice From Behind the Scenes” will include tips on how to find an agent, write an eye-catching query letter, prepare a book proposal, determine a target audience and create a marketing plan.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Gallu at 404-727-6692 or egallu@emory.edu.

MBA students seeking mothers for focus groups
On Tuesday, March 6 and Friday, March 9, a group of Goizueta Business School MBA students will be conducting focus groups for a study of consumer attitudes and behavior related to breakfast. The students are seeking mothers, age 24–54, who have at least one child under 18 living at home.

Each focus group will begin at 12:15 p.m. and last no longer than 75 minutes. Lunch will be provided, and participants will be rewarded for their time.

Contact Ibrahim Nasmyth at 404-274-3748 or ibrahim_nasmyth@bus.emory.edu by Thursday, March 1 to participate.

Emory Woman’s Club celebrates 88 years
The Emory Woman’s Club is celebrating its 88th anniversary with a cocktail hour,
dinner, lecture and silent auction, on Saturday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m. The event will be at the Miller-Ward Alumni House and tickets are $50.

For more information on programming and tickets, contact Cheryl Murphy at 404-634-7581.