Emory Report
March 3, 2008
Volume 60, Number 22


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March 3, 2008
Advance Notice

Biomedical venture noted
Emory and Georgia Tech will celebrate their 10-year biomedical engineering partnership at scientific symposiums this spring.

The 10th Anniversary Colloquium at Emory takes place Thursday, March 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Cox Hall Ballroom. Georgia Tech will hold its symposium in April.

The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory, established in 1997, is a partnership between the School of Medicine and the Georgia Tech College of Engineering.

To register for the colloquium, RSVP to rsvp@bme.emory.edu.

Rwanda is Sheth lecture topic
“The 800-Pound Gorilla: HIV and Genocide in Rwanda” is the title of the fifth annual Sheth Distinguished Lecture.

Susan Allen of Hubert Department of Global Health and director of the Rwanda Zambia HIV Research Group will present the lecture Tuesday, March 11, at noon at Governor’s Hall of the Miller-Ward Alumni House.

Lunch is provided, including vegetarian options.

Reservations are required due to limited space. Contact Rhonda Dubin at 404-712-8834 or rdubin2@emory.edu.

The event is sponsored by the Emeritus College and the Emory Alumni Association.

Pulitzer winners tell their stories
Celebrate the untold stories of Emory women and honor the experiences of all women at a reception, dinner and presentation March 20, at the Miller-Ward Alumni House.

Natasha Trethewey, Phillis Wheatley Distinguished Chair in Creative Writing and Pulitzer Prize winner in poetry, and Isabel Wilkerson, James M. Cox Jr. Professor of Journalism and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, will be the featured speakers at “Telling Our Stories.”

The event is presented by the Center for Women at Emory, co-sponsored by the Emory Alumni Association, as part of Women’s History Month. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m.
Registration is required by March 18.

Cost is $40 for general registration, $30 for Friends of the Center for Women, $20 for students.

For more information, e-mail sasha.smith@emory.edu or call 404-727-2001.