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.
From Emory: Sustainability Certificate Course; Emory's Water Conservation Efforts; What's next for the Clifton Corridor? Tax defeat not end of the line for Clifton Rail; Sustainability Speaker Series Features Food Authors & Activists; Emory Garners Top Award for Environmentally Friendly Public Health Building; 7th Annual Sustainable Food Fair Honors Sustainability Innovators; Campus Buildings Win Energy Contest.
From Emory: Between Oct. 17 (today) and Nov. 6, Atlanta Gas Light will continue its natural gas pipeline replacement project – a non-Emory project that will produce lane closures and affect traffic on Haygood Dr., North Decatur Rd. and Clairmont Rd. Most of the replacement work will occur in the evening and overnight with the exception of Saturday work on North Decatur Rd. The construction schedule is as follows: