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April 26, 1999
Volume 51, No. 29



As sweatshop issue picks up steam on large campuses, Emory questions apparel vendors carefully

Campus groups continue discussion about Lullwater shuttle road

First person: Portfolios aspects of meaningful personal learning

Galloway is sweeping the dust off African 'herstories'

Chopp explains how Emory's Vision is coming into focus

Wellness: When it comes to tanning beds, products, just say no

Issues in progress: Employee Council, Faculty Council

Corporate 'moral blindness' not solved by typical ethics

Smog season begins next week, alternative transportation stressed again

Carter Center Update: Latin American, Caribbean leaders gather for Carter Center summit on government corruption

Emory research centers hold job fair April 30

Research faculty from Emory College, the schools of medicine and public health, and Yerkes will hold a job fair April 30 from 1-4 p.m. to interview for research positions. Three types of positions are available:

  • Research specialist: bachelor's degree preferred in biology, chemistry, molecular biology, genetics, behavioral psychology or neuroscience.
  • Research project coordinator: bachelor's degree in related science field and previous clinical trial experience.
  • Research interviewers: bachelor's degree or equivalent and previous interviewing experience preferred.

The job fair will be held in the Turner Center at 1703 Clifton Road. For more information call Human Resources at 404-727-7611.


ITD holds 2nd annual vendor fair

On Friday, April 30, the Information Technology Division will host its third annual Technology Vendor Fair in the Cox Hall ballroom from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The dual focus of this year's fair is audio/visual presentation equipment and computing technologies. Approximately 30 vendors will demonstrate products and give away free gifts. There will also be door prizes and refreshments. The fair is open to interested faculty and the local computing support community at Emory.

Additional information can be found at: <www.emory. edu/ITD/CSC/ vendor.html>.


Peering into a cup of joe gave Perkowitz a book idea

New Emory center helps stop incessant ringing in ears

Nursing school holds annual celebration

The nursing school will hold its second annual Celebration of Emory Nursing Research and Scholarship April 30 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the School of Nursing Building.

Posters and presentations throughout the building will showcase the various research projects, articles, abstracts and other publications of the school's faculty. The event will provide an opportunity to catch up on colleagues' work and investigate possible collaborative opportunities.

A door prize drawing will be held from noon to 12:30 p.m., followed by a luncheon. For more information, call Teresa Point at 404-727-8077 or send e-mail to <tpoint@ sph.emory.edu>.


Big bargains at Carlos Bookshop

The Carlos Museuem Bookshop will hold its annual spring sale of books, cards, replica jewelry, statuary and other gifts April 30-May 2 .

All items will be marked off 20 percent for both museum members and nonmembers, and this discount will apply to hundreds of newly reduced sale books expected in this month that already are priced 25 to 50 percent lower than retail.

Bookshop hours are noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. all other days. For more information call 404-727-0509 or send e-mail to <mburell@emory. edu>.


Summer sports camps offered for youth 6-18

This summer Emory will host eight different sports camps for children ages 6 to 18. The camps will be directed, supervised and taught by members of the Department of Athletics and Recreation. Participants can focus on improving their skills in baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis and volleyball, or on improving their general fitness.

Discounts on the registration fees usually are available for children who attend camp with a sibling or who have previously attended an Emory summer sports camp.

The camps, which begin as early as May 3, end the first week in August. For a complete list of activities and fees, call 404-727-6547.