September 8, 2008

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Carol Clark, Staff Writer


“We want students to use this experience as a springboard to more extensive service learning opportunities,” says Dean for Campus Life John Ford of the Sophomores Serve event Aug. 30.

Sophomores serve and learn
As the school year kicked off, Emory second-year students rolled up their sleeves to help communities in need through Sophomores Serve, a new pilot program Campus Life launched as part of Second Year at Emory. About 80 Emory students volunteered Aug. 30 at four community projects, ranging from an after-school program in northwest Atlanta to a nature center in the West Atlanta Watershed.
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Campaign Emory to launch Sept. 25
Campaign Emory will launch publicly on Sept. 25 to support the vision articulated in the University’s strategic
plan. “Emory’s future is built on the notion that it can combine the power of private support with the University’s unique people and programs to address fundamental challenges of improving health, gaining ground in science and technology, resolving conflict, harnessing the power of the arts, and educating the heart and mind,” says President Jim Wagner. Click here to read the full text of this story.

Eco to give Ellmann Lectures

Emory audiences soon will have the rare opportunity to hear Italian author and prolific scholar Umberto Eco deliver the 2008 Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature on Oct. 5, 6 and 7. Click here to read the full text of this story.