January 28, 2008
60, Number 17
Students: give photography
contest a shot
The Global Health Institute is hosting its first student photography contest.
Who can enter?
Emory students can submit photographs taken during a global health field experience.
Prizes: Five winners will be selected per year and will receive a $500 cash prize and a plaque. The 2008 winners will be announced in early October.
Deadlines: Submit photos by Sept. 5, to Suzanne Mason, at 1599 Clifton Road Building, Room 6.414, Atlanta, GA 30322.
For full contest details, visit www.globalhealth.emory.edu.
January 28, 2008
Photos in new gallery tell
stories of global health issues
By robin tricloes
The Emory Global Health Institute, a University-wide initiative that supports faculty, students and alumni in their work to find solutions to critical global health problems, opened a new photography gallery in its offices at 1599 Clifton Rd., 6th floor. The gallery features photographs by Atlanta photographer Billy Howard taken in Bangladesh, Nicaragua, Mexico and Ghana.
Howard’s work focuses on health, education and social themes. His photography has been exhibited internationally and is part of the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, the High Museum of Art, The Carter Center, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. His photographs were featured during the opening ceremonies of the 1996 Olympic Games in a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. They also appear in the book “The Unfinished Presidency: Jimmy Carter’s Journey Beyond the White House,” by Douglas Brinkley.
The gallery was supported by Atlanta gallery owner and philanthropist Robert Yellowlees. Yellowlees is the founder of Atlanta’s Lumière Gallery and has collected photography and been a serious amateur photographer for more than 30 years.