January 18, 2011


Michael C. Carlos Museum

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Declaration of regretEmory declares its regret for historic involvement with slavery
The executive committee of the Board of Trustees adopts a formal statement of regret over the history of the school's involvement with slavery.

Commencement speakerHomeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will keynote Commencement
The third secretary of Homeland Security who leads the collective efforts to secure the United States from threats ranging from terrorism to natural disasters will address graduates.

Snow stormEmory perseveres through snowstorm
The Emory community soldiered on through "an extraordinary week" brought on by a bruising snowstorm.

Flu vaccineUniversal flu vaccine is closer
Antibodies that protect against a variety of flu strains boost the search for a universal flu vaccine.

Frances Smith FosterFoster's contributions to literature honored
The Modern Language Association recognized professor Frances Smith Foster for advancing the study of American literature.



Jan. 18, 4 p.m
King Week: Keynote speaker Andrew Young

Jan. 20, noon
Recognizing and understanding dementia and Alzheimer's Disease in aging adults

Jan. 21, 8 p.m.
Lecture: Adding and counting

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Take Note

• WorkLife Center offers finance workshops

• Campus talent to be showcased

Leave accrual changes; W-2s available online

Faculty in the news

Jean A. Welsh
"Sugary drinks, foods might put teens at risk for heart disease," U.S. News & World Report, Jan. 10

John Witte Jr.
"Reason — not religion — behind ban on polygamy prof tells B.C. Court," Toronto Star, Jan. 10

Erika Farr
"The best part of Rushdie's 'papers' are his old computers," The Atlantic, Jan. 10

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