From Emory: Dear Neighbors: Please mark your calendars for our next quarterly community meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 25, from 6:30-8:00 PM, in the North Decatur Building, Room 155. I have attached directions to the Lowergate South parking deck, which has a walkway from the deck onto the second floor of the North Decatur Building. Room 155 is on the first floor. Please note that the entrance to the parking deck from Gambrell Drive has been diverted to the right side of the deck due to construction associated with the new hospital bed tower.
From Emory: Georgia Power Co. will be installing a duct bank for power lines to support the Emory University Hospital bed tower project and the new substation being built to the north of the North Decatur Building. Work is scheduled to begin on the evening of Monday, May 20 and will take place from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night and every other weekend.
From Emory: Emory Names Provost for University and New Dean; Improving Patient Arrivals at Emory Healthcare ; Emory helps launch for-credit online education program ; New Parks of Note; Traffic Calming for Mason Mill and North Oxford Road; Georgia Power Houston Chapel Substation Project.
From Emory's Sustainability Office : Earth Month at Emory Offers Food for Thought; Green Initiatives in Emory Dining; Campus Composting Program Expands; Tree Canopy Preserved in the Midst of Campus Growth ; Campus Temperature Policy Reduces Energy Consumption ; Funds Support Creative Sustainability Proposals; Emory's Climate Action Implementation in Progress.
From Emory Libraries: Please join us for a conversation and reading featuring former U.S. Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin. His appearance at Emory will conclude the year of the laureates which began when U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey read to launch the Decatur Book Festival and which also included a reading to a capacity crowd in Glenn Auditorium by Seamus Heaney, former poet laureate of Great Britain. A reception and book signing will follow the program. For more information on the W.S. Merwin reading, click here.
From Emory: Dear Neighbors: Please mark your calendars for our next quarterly community meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 12, from 6:30-8:00 PM, in the North Decatur Building, Room 155. I have attached directions to the Lowergate South parking deck, which has a walkway from the deck onto the second floor of the North Decatur Building. Room 155 is on the first floor.
In case you have seen the construction and wondered what it was: "The Emory University Health Science Research Building, Atlanta, scheduled for completion this spring, is the first phase of a new biomedical research area on campus. It is designed to attract and retain medical talent, as well as foster partnerships and growth...." [Read more.]
Two events in January open to the public: Titles are "Scoop" (autobiography of southern journalist Jack Nelson); "Strom Thurmond's America" by Prof. Joe Crespino.
From Emory: Hospital Construction Underway; Emory Joins Coursera; Celebrate the Holiday Season; Emory Point Retail Opens; New Additions in Emory Village; Community Meeting Planned; Dean of Emory Medical School Retires; Emory Received NIH Designation of Excellence; Welcome to MARBL.