June 15, 2009


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Event highlights for the week of June 15, 2009

Monday, June 15–26, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
CARLOS MUSEUM SUMMER CAMP: Glass Act Glassworking Studio (ages 13–17).

Tuesday, June 16, 2–6 p.m.
FARMERS MARKET: Outdoors at The Bridge at Cox Hall.

Wednesday, June 17, 8–9:30 p.m.
Jill Essbaum and Jamie Iredell. 8-9:30 p.m. Schwartz Center Theater Lab.

Thursday, June 18, 7–8 a.m.
LECTURE: “Management of Lower Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease: The Cutting Edge.” Sumona Smith, Emory surgery, presenting. Emory University HospitaL Auditorium.

5:30–7:30 p.m.
“Brent Fogt: Accrual Method.” Visual Arts Gallery.

Many campus events are listed in the University’s events calendar. Submit your events today!



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