nominations for 2004 honorary degrees
The University Senate’s honorary degrees committee is seeking
nominations for candidates to be honored at the 2004 Commencement
Criteria include achievement of the highest distinction in the candidate’s
field, reasons for the honor, significance of the honor to the individual
and the appropriateness of the individual’s recognition at
Nominations—consisting of a detailed letter, a vitae and a
seconding letter—should be sent to the committee in care of
the Secretary of the University, 407 Administration Building, prior
to Dec. 6.
ILA asks for conference papers discussing “critical moments”
The Graduate Institute of the Liberal Arts (ILA) has issued a call
for papers to be presented at a conference titled “Critical
Moments: Re-Membering Community and Self,” March 28–30,
2003. The conference, to be hosted by Emory, will take place as
part of the ILA’s 50th anniversary celebration.
“Critical moments” can be defined as momentous, destructive
or reinvigorating signposts that help mark historical or cultural
points. Presentations at this conference should in some way address
the issue of remembering self and community in the face of or in
response to these critical moments.
Proposals can be a maximum of 600 words and should either be e-mailed
or three copies sent to Critical Moments Conference, The Graduate
Institute of the Liberal Arts, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 30322.
Study looks at emotions, baby development
The psychology department is seeking volunteers for a research project
studying the relationship between a mother’s emotions and
her baby’s development. Participants should be at least five
months pregnant and women will be paid at least $25 for each visit.
For more information, call the psychology department at 404-727-2390.
Visit your mummy on Halloween
The Carlos Museum will be open until 9 p.m. on Halloween night,
a perfect time to visit its Egyptian galleries. The Carlos, which
once gave away authentic mummy linen to children, has three human
and a host of animal mummies that children and their parents can
“touch with their eyes.”
The centerpiece of the exhibit is a set of 3,000-year-old coffins
that are lavishly decorated with scenes depicting the gods, goddesses
and beast of the ancient Egyptian underworld.
“Order & Chaos in Egyptian Art,” a family guide
to the exhibition, is available upon request at the reception desk.
fair set for Oct. 29
The financial aid office is sponsoring a debt management fair, Oct.
29, from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. in Dobbs Center meeting room 363 and
the Coca-Cola Commons.
External scholarship information, personal financial planning sessions,
loan repayment and forgiveness programs for a variety of disciplines
and credit reporting information are just a variety of the offerings.
Door prizes will be given.
For more information, call Maria Carthon at 404-727-0185.