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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 […]
  • Multi-racial Discussion Groups
    DUC 334 Monday, October 27, 2014, 5:30 – 7 p.m. EDT Select discussions around issues faced by multi-ethnic and or multi-racial students at Emory. […]
  • Österreichparty & PubQuiz
    German HouseClairmont Tower App. 733 Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m. EDT Let’s celebrate the Austrian National Day together. […]
  • Movement and Memory: A Prescription for Your Brain's Health
    The Carter Presidential Center Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. EDT Don’t miss the 8th Brain Health Forum on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at the Carter Presidential Center. This forum will bring together more than 300 attendees and exhibitors to draw on the latest trends and discoveries in Alzheimer’s prevention and research. Despite the increas […]
  • Contagion - Ethics, Human Rights and the Environment movie series
    Center for Ethics Commons 102 Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 5:30 p.m. EDT Synopsis: Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure. […]
  • German Mittagstisch
    Highland Bakery Thursday, October 30, 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 30, 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 […]
  • Ethics & the Arts Movie Screening: Maramaso
    Center for Ethics Commons 102 Thursday, October 30, 2014, 7 p.m. EDT Synopsis: Man Raise Man Society is the philosophy of Nelson Mandela, a young artist from Nairobi, Kenya. To live the Maramaso lifestyle is to dedicate oneself to supporting others, helping them rise to greatness. By playing music to underserved children, at risk youth, and commuters on publ […]
  • Blood drive at Emory’s Woodruff Library
    Jones Room, Woodruff Library Level 3 Friday, October 31, 2014, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. EDT Every drop helps! Join us Friday, Oct. 31 from 10 am to 4 pm and donate blood. Donors will receive a recognition item and a cholesterol screening. Walk-ins welcome. Remember to eat iron-rich foods and drink non-caffeinated beverages prior to donating. Thanks on behalf of the […]
    Longstreet-Means Great Room646 Means Drive, first floor Friday, October 31, 2014, 12 – 1:30 p.m. EDT Portuguese Conversation Hour. Practice your Portuguese and meet other speakers and learners from across the Emory community. All accents and levels welcome! […]