From Emory University: Greetings to all: I hope this finds everyone well and enjoying a bit of a respite from the summer heat. Our next quarterly community meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, September 28, from 6:30-8:00 PM., in the 1599 Clifton Road Building, conference room 1.432 (first floor). As you know, these informal quarterly meetings are an opportunity to share information and discuss any particular issues of interest or concern to you with Mike Mandl, Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration.
From the fact sheet: "The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has launched the Clifton Corridor Transit Initiative to develop transit options connecting the Lindbergh Center area in Atlanta with Emory University, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), VA Hospital, Decatur, and other points in west-central DeKalb County. The area features the highest concentration of employment within metropolitan Atlanta without direct access to the existing heavy rail system.
The installation of shared lane markings or "sharrows" on Clifton Road, between North Decatur and Braircliff Roads, will begin today at approximately 9 am. This project will begin today and work will continue this weekend. Please expect some temporary lane closures during this project. For more information on the shared lane project please click here.
From Emory: Dear Emory Community, We hope that the following information about The Visit 2010 of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Emory University Presidential Distinguished Professor, will be helpful for those interested in participating in the events (including important information about a free-ticket lottery ending Monday, September 6). In addition, you will find important information about what to expect on campus during the event time period (October 17-19).
From the Clifton Community Partnership: Agriculture Commission Debate Provides Food for Thought; Dalai Lama Returns in October; New Green Residence Hall Opens Cultural Doors for Freshmen; Emory Healthcare Sponsors NASCAR Sprint Cup Series; Briarcliff Library Set to Close; Emory Hospital Ranked Among Nation's Best; New Bookstore Celebrates Grand Opening; Go Behind the Fence with Decatur Garden Tour; Emory Among 'Great Colleges to Work For'; New Hospital, Same Great Care; Top Chef Finalist Chops It Up as Farmers Market Resumes; Emory Village Roundabout Construction Under Way
From Emory: Dear University Community, This Saturday, August 21, Emory College of Arts and Sciences will welcome new first-year, transfer, and Oxford continuee students to campus. This move-in day is always busy, with heavy traffic congestion. The traffic management plan for the day includes one-way traffic on Eagle Row, Asbury Circle, and Means Drive. ...
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From the Emory University Libraries: It's time for the Decatur Book Festival September 3-5! This is the largest independent book festival in the country, held on the square in downtown Decatur. The Book Market and Street Fair is one of the most popular parts of the festival, with hundreds of large and small book publishers and booksellers, local artisans, literary proponents and food vendors.
From Emory's Clifton Community Partnership: Emory's Oxford Road Building Now Open!; From Creekside to Classroom, Explorative Learning; Emory & DeKalb to Partner to Protect Abused Seniors; Former Georgia High Court Justice Elected to Trustee Board; Local Design Guidelines Honored with National Award; Traditional Tunes in the Tabernacle; New VP Named for Emory's Campus Services; Atlanta's Top Doctors Found in Your Backyard; Student Film Wins Top Drama Honor; Investing in Graduate Education; H1N1 Response Gets National Praise; Accolades
Open to the public: “Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social” Ice cream making competition. Seasonal and local (think peanut butter with muscadine jelly swirl made with Sparkman’s milk) ice creams prepared by market customers. Open to the public. $3 to taste and vote on a winner. Winners will receive prizes (TBD). [Location is Cox Hall bridge, in front of Cox Hall.
From Emory Community Affairs: Greetings to All: As many of you know, Emory, in partnership with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA), is planning to build a new research building on the site of the old Turman dormitory complex on Haygood Drive.