Emory Report
March 16, 2009
Volume 61, Number 23



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March 16
, 2009
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March 22 service to honor Eiesland
A memorial service to honor and celebrate the life of Nancy Eiesland ’91T-’95G is planned for Sunday, March 22, at 2 p.m. in Cannon Chapel.

The associate professor of sociology of religion and disability studies passed away on March 10. The long-time Candler and Emory community member was known for her work in disability studies scholarship and the sociology of religion.

A reception, including an opportunity to greet the family, will follow the service. Memorial gifts may be sent to the Nancy Eiesland Fund to Support Students with Disabilities, Candler School of Theology, 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322. For more information, contact Nikki Jackson at 404-727-6324.

Please see the next issue of Emory Report for a special tribute article to Eiesland.

Add coffee to deals at Carlos book sale
The Carlos Museum bookshop is holding a three-day spring clearance sale, April 2 through April 4.

All books and gifts will be discounted 20 percent, including the already price-reduced books located in front of the bookshop.

For Carlos Museum members during the month of March: make a purchase over $20 in the bookshop and receive one coupon good for a regular cup of coffee or tea at Caffe Antico.

The bookshop stocks art, archaeology, history and mythology titles for adults and children. Jewelry, statuary, cards, world music, DVDs and other gift items are also offered.

The bookshop is open Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

Hot membership deals at SAAC
The season is heating up at the Student Activity & Academic Center (SAAC), which is selling summer and summer extended memberships.

These memberships give access to all SAAC recreational offerings. The former Swim membership was changed to Summer Extended; it runs April 1 through Nov. 1. Summer memberships are May 15 through Sept. 7. Purchasing memberships by March 31 gets two months more free for a Summer Extended, valid through Jan. 1 and one month for a Swim membership, valid through Oct. 1.

Purchase memberships online at http://housing.emory.edu/saac/form.cfm or in person at the SAAC information desk.