Emory Report
November 16, 2009
Volume 62, Number 11


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November 16, 2009
Advance Notice

Booksigning with Sanjay Gupta
Emory neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta will give a short presentation and show clips from his documentary “Another Day: Cheating Death,” on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 6–8 p.m. in the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building Auditorium.

Afterward, Gupta, also a CNN medical journalist, will sign his new book, “Cheating Death: The Miracles that are Saving Lives Against All Odds,” which was published this fall.

Reservations are not required. Read more about Gupta’s work in the current issue of Emory Magazine.

Bishop to talk about evangelicals
United Methodist Bishop William H. Willimon will give a public lecture on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. in Room 252 of the Candler School of Theology.

Willimon’s lecture, which will be followed by a question-and-answer session, is titled “Emerging Evangelicals Among Postmoderns: A Blessing and a Warning.” Sponsored by the student organization, Candler Evangelical Society, the event is free.

Willimon was elected bishop of the North Alabama Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church and is a member of Emory’s Board of Trustees. He was formerly dean of the chapel and professor of Christian ministry at Duke University.

Unity Month has diversity of events
Unity Month, Emory’s annual celebration of “community and the unique individuals that create it,” goes into its second half with a variety of events.

Coordinated by the Office of Multicultural Programs and Services, most events are free and all are open to the Emory community.

Elliot Chang’s Bad Role Model Comedy Tour is Monday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. at the Harland Cinema.
On Tuesday, Nov.17, there will be a “Dialogue on Race” with Provost Earl Lewis in the Winship Ballroom at 5:30 p.m.

SGA Unity Game Night at the Coke Commons is Saturday, Nov. 21, at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Unity Ball at Emory Conference Center at 9 p.m. Attendees must buy tickets for the ball.

For more information and a full schedule of events, see www.unitymonth.com.

Waste not at recycling week
Emory is celebrating National Recycling Week Nov. 14-21 with a variety of ways to participate. Visit sustainability.emory.edu for a list of events sponsored by the Office of Sustainability Initiatives and Emory Recycles.