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Legal, Ethical Issues Surrounding Frozen Embryos Focus of Emory Seminar


Atlanta, Ga. A lecture and panel discussion on the use and disposition of frozen embryos, sponsered by Emory's Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Religion, and the Law and Religion Program, will be held on Wednesday, March 20 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Candler Students Raise Funds For Classmate


Atlanta, Ga. Voices of Imani, the student gospel choir at Emory's Candler School of Theology, will give a concert of praise and thanksgiving-and fundraising-at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 6 to help raise funds for fellow student Lutalo Kyles, who underwent successful kidney and pancreas transplant surgery last year.

Cander, United Methodist Agencies Host Consultation on the Great Commission


Atlanta, Ga. Christian evangelism leaders from around the world will gather at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology April 3-6 to address crucial issues of faith and mission in the 21st century during the "Consultation on the Great Commission." The historic gathering, coordinated by Candler and several United Methodist agencies, will provide an international context for the church to consider critical issues related to evangelism and mission.

Immigration Law & Enforcement to be Focus of Emory Law School's Thrower Symposium


Atlanta, Ga. The interplay between immigration and criminal law--and related issues raised in the wake of Sept. 11--will be the focus of the 2002 Thrower Symposium Thursday, Feb. 21. Experts and leaders on immigration issues will explore "Immigration Law: Assessing New Immigration Enforcement Strategies and the Criminalization of Migration" during a series of presentations.

Tibet Week at Emory University--February 11-15, 2002

Atlanta, Ga. Emory will be hosting Tibetan Monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery in South India. The monks will construct a sand mandala in the Dobbs UniversityCenter to promote world peace and healing.

Health Pioneer Foege Featured at Emory Symposium


Atlanta, Ga. The individual and global struggles-- and the ability to make a difference-- in the world of international health will be addressed by public health pioneer Dr. William Foege during Emory University's third annual Science and Theology Symposium Tuesday, Feb. 26.

Students Organize Potato Drop for the Hungry


Atlanta, Ga. A Feb. 5 community-service project organized by students at Emory's Candler School of Theology was no small potatoes event. Students helped distribute 45,000 thousand pounds of potatoes-enough to fill a tractor-trailer and help fill the coffers of area food banks and charitable organizations.

Candler Receives $172,000 Grant from Lilly Endowment for Graduate Education in Religious Practices


Atlanta, Ga. Emory University’s Candler School of Theology has been awarded a $172,453 grant by the Lilly Endowment Inc. to conduct studies on improving and expanding graduate education in religious practices.

The grant will help Candler, a graduate professional school of Emory and one of 13 seminaries of the United Methodist Church, do what it does best, according to Dean Russell E. Richey. "It will open the door for us to look both at the needs of congregations for effective leaders in the practices of their religious traditions, and at the ways we can train those who will teach future generations of religious leaders."

Noted Author James Carroll to Deliver Emory's Tenenbaum Family Lecture Feb. 4


Atlanta, Ga. Internationally renowned author James Carroll will explore the complicated and conflicted 2,000-year history between Jews and the Catholic Church during Emory University’s annual Tenenbaum Family Lecture Series at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4.

Noted Sociologist Bellah to Speak on Marriage: Sacred or Obsolete?


Atlanta, Ga. Renowned sociologist Robert M. Bellah, co-author of the best-selling books "Habits of the Heart" and "The Good Society," will address "Marriage: Sacred Institution or Obsolete Tyranny?" at the annual Emory University Currie Lecture in Law and Religion at noon, Monday, Jan. 28. The lecture will be held in Emory Law School’s Tull Auditorium, 1301 Clifton Road, on the Emory campus.


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