February 1, 2011


Thrower symposium: For more information go to bit.ly/throwersymposium

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Ken OnoEmory's endowment up
In annual rankings for the nation's largest endowments in higher education, Emory's endowment rose 8.5 percent, from $4.3 billion to $4.6 billion, over a one-year period ending June 30, 2010.

Founders WeekOxford begins innovative new curriculum
Oxford College's just-launched new General Education Program aligns with Emory College's requirements but retains characteristics unique to Oxford.

King Week Video
Book|Report podcast:
Tracing the enigmatic life of 'Miss Kitty'
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An organizer of the "Slavery and the University" conference talks about seeks out the source of an Oxford myth.

Dawoud Bey projectUnsung Heroines
The Center for Women announces Emory's 2011 Unsung Heroines, whose good deeds will be spotlighted at a Feb. 21 awards ceremony.

Construction UpdateArts blueprint is guide for the future
An 18-month effort documenting artistic work at Emory brings forth a compilation of findings, goals and strategies for planning and dreaming in the years ahead.


Feb. 1, 7 p.m.
Rev. Adam Hamilton keynote: "Enough: Discovering joy through simplicity and generosity"

Feb. 2, 4 p.m.
175 Anniversary + Founders Week: Distinguished Faculty Lecture: "Women's Health Initiative: Scientific and sociopolitical lessons learned"

Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Ruth Simmons keynote: "From the shadows to plain sight: Slavery and justice at Brown University"

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Take Note

• A special Founders Week

• New functionality coming to Blackboard

Putting a spin on AIDS fundraiser

Faculty in the news

Jim Wagner, Gary Hauk, Leslie Harris
"Emory expresses regret for its ties to slavery," Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 25

Ken Ono
"A Walk Through the Woods Leads to Insight on Numbers," Smithsonian Magazine, Jan. 24

Lawrence Sperling
"Cost of Treating Heart Disease Expected to Triple," CNN blog, Jan. 24

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  Financial Seminar for Women. For more information, go to www.womenscenter.emory.edu          

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