Emory Report
October 19, 2009
Volume 62, Number 7


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October 19, 2009
Advance Notice

Martin Luther star of Reformation Day
Theologian Martin Luther’s contributions to education will be honored at the Candler School of Theology’s 22nd annual Reformation Day program Tuesday, Oct. 20.

“Luther and the Education of Youth” includes lectures, music and worship. Scholars from the University of Chicago and Boston University will join Jonathan Strom, associate professor of church history at Candler, who will discuss Luther, learning and literacy to provide insights.

The program culminates at 8 p.m. in a free, public concert of Bach’s Cantata 126, performed by the Emory University Concert Choir directed by Eric Nelson and selections by organist Sarah Hawbecker in the Schwartz Center’s Emerson Concert Hall.

Full schedule.

Expo showcases vendor products
More than 35 of Emory’s contract suppliers and a number of Emory’s internal providers will showcase their new and current products that are available for faculty and staff at 2009 Vendor Expo.

The expo, to be Thursday, Oct. 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Emory Conference Center, will feature products and services from scientific, medical, office supplies, copier, relocation, travel, hotels, furniture, computer, printing, promotional, shipping, Web site development, graphic design services, Emory secure shredding and more.

More details at finance.emory.edu.

‘Wonderful’ ways to be sustainable
Sustainability Day, Wednesday, Oct. 21, offers a variety of opportunities to show support for campus green efforts.

Wonderful Wednesday will embrace the theme with many “green groups” having tables in Asbury Circle, including Slow Food, Generation Response, Emory Environmental Alliance and Emory Dining Green Team. Each has planned different activities for the event.

An all-morning celebration of singing, coffee and more marks the re-opening of Green Bean, the coffee cart.
Also, for the second year, Emory as Place will offer a Lullwater Tour at 3:30 p.m.

On Oct. 29, show support for alternative transportation on Bike to Campus Day. Starting point is at Bicycle South, 2098 North Decatur Rd. from 7:30 to 9 a.m.