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Archive for February, 2012

The First Asian American & Pacific Islander Southease Regional Action Summit

Women and Water: Empowering Women to Create a Sustainable Future

Women, Water and Finance

Call for Nominations: Delores P. Aldridge Excellence Awards 2011

Call for Nominations: Delores P. Aldridge Excellence Awards 2011

The Delores P. Aldridge* Excellence Awards recognize outstanding student achievement in the following areas:

  • Leadership & service
  • Community building, diversity, & intergroup relations
  • Research about issues of diversity

Through these awards we hope to honor exceptional community members and inspire the pursuit of excellence at Emory University.

Each nomination should include detailed information about the nominee and his/her/hir efforts in the area(s) that he/she/ze is being nominated. Examples may include, but are not limited to: academic honors, awards, and other distinctions; organizational memberships and positions held; and notable achievements in the larger community. The nominee’s excellence in the area(s) of nomination should be presented in a formal letter of recommendation.

  • Students must possess a minimum GPA of 3.2 to be eligible for consideration.
  • Any Emory undergraduate may be nominated.
  • Self-nominations are accepted.

The deadline for nominations is 5:00 pm, March 2, 2012. Submit all completed nomination packets to OMPS, DUC 270 or to Patricia Taylor pytaylo@emory.edu .  The Excellence Awards Ceremony and Reception will be held April 5, 2012 in Winship Ballroom at 5:00 pm.

Please see attached flyer and Nomination information.

Note:  Deadline is March 2nd for nominations.  Please distribute to students and staff as anyone can nominate candidates.

Women and Gender Awards Night

Women and Gender Awards Night

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Miller-Ward Alumni House

The Awards Reception Begins at 5:15

Award Presentation begins at 6pm

“A Conversation Between Malcolm X & Barack Obama” By Jacqueline Clay Chester

The Department of African American Studies Of Emory University


“A Conversation BetweenMalcolm X & Barack Obama”By Jacqueline Clay ChesterDate: Monday, February 27, 2012Time: 4:30 pmPlace: White Hall 208The Department of African American StudiesOfEmory University

A Conversation between Malcolm X and Barack Obama is a play that intertwines the lives of two American icons. Malcolm X, as-sassinated forty-five years ago, fought for equality and self respect for his people. He never dreamed an African American would ever be elected to the Presidency of the United States of America. But in 2008 Barack Hussein Obama was elected Commander-in-Chief. Tonight in the White House, several months after the election, we see President Obama. He is slightly fatigued after having had a long busy day. He enters the side sitting room in private living area. Attracted to one of the plush armchairs the President decided to sit for a moment. Delighted with the comfort and solitude the room provides he leans his head back and closes his eyes. Seconds pass when a noise rouses him. Startled, the President sees a strange man as he hastily approaches. Never one to forget a face, the President instantly recognizes the

Black Health Fair, Feb. 18th, 1-5PM

Student members of the Black Student Alliance collaborating with the Office of Community and Diversity, the Office ofMulticultural Programs and the President’s Office is hosing a ‘Health Promotion’ fair this Saturday, Feb. 18th from 1 pm to 5 pm in WHSCAB Lobby.  If you are available or on campus on Saturday, please come by and support this student initiative in honor of Black History Month.


  • Gone Digital: 100+ Years of Emory Yearbooks Now Online
    Woodruff Library, Level 2 Ongoing through Sunday, March 8, 2015 This exhibit highlights the digitization of Emory University yearbooks from 1893 to 1999 in the university archives, which are now online, with more recent years to be added soon to the archive. The exhibit features a kiosk to provide access to the yearbooks, a narrative on how the annuals demon […]
  • Noche de Gala
    Cox Hall Ballroom Saturday, October 18, 8:30 p.m. – Sunday, October 19, 2014, 1:30 a.m. EDT Celebrate the end of Hispanic Heritage Month by dancing the night away to merengue, bachata, tribal, salsa, reggaeton, hip hop, cumbia, and much more! Dress code: Semi-formal with black and white colors encouraged All donations for this event go to Education Against P […]
  • Neurothics Book Club
    Center for Ethics Commons 102 Monday, October 20, 2014, 11:30 a.m. EDT Neurophilosopher Dr. Heidi Ravven will discuss her book The Self Beyond Itself: An alternate history of ethics, the new brain sciences, and the myth of free will. […]
  • Srebrenica: A Cry From the Grave Ethics, Human Rights and the Environment movie series
    Center for Ethics Commons 102 Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 5:30 p.m. EDT […]
  • LGBTQ Study Abroad Night
    Candler Library 114 Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 7 p.m. EDT Do you identify as LGBTQ? Are you considering studying abroad? If you said yes to either or both of these questions, then come to LGBTQ Study Abroad Night to ask questions and hear accounts from LGBTQ students who have already gone abroad! A panel of upperclassmen will be telling stories and then open […]
  • Safe Space
    Register through Emory Learning Management System for training location. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 5:30 – 9 p.m. EDT Safe Space provides participants with the knowledge and skills to make Emory a safer and more inclusive campus environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer faculty, staff, and students. More info: www.emory.edu… […]
  • Ethics & the Arts - Artist Talk with Erika Hibbert
    Center for Ethics Commons 102 Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:30 p.m. EDT Erika Hibbert makes artworks concerned with intimate expressions of personal experience. The political and social accents in her work are always referred to, and derived from, her own life, so that in her work, the personal is the political. The artist demonstrates no interest in themes […]
  • German Mittagstisch
    Highland Bakery Thursday, October 23, 2014, 12 p.m. EDT Sich mit anderen Studentinnen oder Professoren locker Unterhalten! […]
  • Guided Meditation with Emory Buddhist Club
    Cannon Chapel Room 106 Thursday, October 23, 2014, 6 – 7:30 p.m. EDT Emory Buddhist Club welcomes all for guided meditation, discussion, and tea, on Thursdays at 6pm this semester. Come relax and calm your mind. Sessions are led by rotating monks, nuns, and lay leaders, with a different tradition represented each week. This semester our guests include Venera […]
  • Disability Film Series: Monica & David
    Center for Ethics room 102 Thursday, October 23, 2014, 7 – 9 p.m. EDT Monica & David (documentary, 2009) explores the lives of two adults with Down syndrome and the family who strives to support their needs. A discussion led by respondents Derona King, Director of Citizen Advocacy of Atlanta & DeKalb, Inc., April Dworetz, MD and student in Emory’s Bi […]