February 22, 2010


Colin Bragg and Lucas Church  have won Creative Loafing kudos. Bragg and his ensemble, the 4th Ward Afro-Klezmer Orchestra, was named critic’s pick as best local jazz act for Creative Loafing’s Best of Atlanta 2009 awards. Church took first place in the magazine’s 2010 Fiction Contest with a short story called “Clothes Lines.”

Both are coordinators of program development for Emory University Libraries.

Robert DeHaan published an article with Camille Goebel and Aminata Umoja in the journal CBE-Life Science Education that was selected for two special honors: CBE-LSE chose it for re-publication in their “Highlights of 2009” issue; and the editors of the weekly magazine, Science, selected it for listing in the Dec. 18 issue, in their “Editor’s Choice” section, which covers highlights from the recent literature gathered from a wide variety of scientific  journals.

DeHaan is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Cell Biology Emeritus and senior science advisor in the Division of Educational Studies.

Lisa Dillman was a finalist on the 2010 Best Translated Book Award: Fiction Longlist for her translation of  “Op Oloop”  by Juan Filloy.

The list consists of the best books published in English translation.

Only titles that were published in English for the first time ever are eligible for this award, eliminating retranslations and reprints.

Dillman is senior lecturer in Spanish.

Rick Luce, vice provost and director of Emory University Libraries, was elected by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) to the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) steering committee board.

Developed by ARL, SPARC is an international alliance of academic and research libraries.

Stuart Zola has had his appointment renewed as senior research career scientist  by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

The seven-year appointment provides continuing support for Zola’s memory and amnesia research. at the Atlanta VA Medical Center.

Zola is Yerkes National Primate Research Center director; a professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences; and co-director of the Emory Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.

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