Emory Report
August 4, 2008
Volume 60, Number 36



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August 4, 2008
Advance Notice

Grant writing tips at URC workshops
Grant writing for academic success workshops are planned for Aug. 19–20 at Cox Hall from 9 a.m. to noon each day.

The Aug. 19 session will target trainees and faculty in the biomedical, math and natural sciences. The Aug. 20 session will target students and faculty in the humanities, social sciences and the visual and performing arts.

Paul Casella of the University of Iowa will teach both.

The seminars, presented by the University Research Committee, are free but advance registration is requested. Register at www.urc.emory.edu.

For more information, contact Melanie Kingston at 404-727-7503 or univmhk@emory.edu.

Soiree launches center for arts
The “Creativity & Arts Soiree: Celebrate Emory’s Creative Campus,” a launch party for the new Emory College Center for Creativity & Arts, is set for Friday, Sept. 5 from 5:30–8:30 p.m. in the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts.

Mix and mingle with other arts enthusiasts and enjoy a sampling of what’s in store for the 2008–09 season of performing, visual, film and literary arts.

Toast the arts with a light reception while delving into the creative spirit through hands-on activities located in various areas of the building. Please RSVP to 404-712-9214 or creativity@emory.edu by Tuesday, Sept. 2.
A separate Soiree for students from 3:30–5 p.m. will precede the aforementioned evening event.

Register early for Candler fall forum
With the goal of developing more inclusive concepts of leadership, the Candler School of Theology’s Fall Conference is set for Oct. 12–14 with early registration now open.

“Re-envisioning Leadership for a Hope-Filled Future” will feature speakers Marian Wright Edelman, president of the Children’s Defense Fund; Eboo Patel, executive director of Interfaith Youth Core; and Richard Cizik, vice president for governmental affairs of the National Association of Evangelicals.

The conference is co-hosted by the Youth Theological Initiative and sponsored by the Frank Sherman Fund for the Ministry of the Church in Society and the Office of the Provost.

An Early Bird rate at the Emory Conference Center Hotel is available to attendees through Aug. 11.
For more information, see www.candler.emory.edu.