Author Archives: Dawn Francis-Chewning

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee offers professional growth opportunities for the summer

Are you looking for free virtual professional development opportunities this summer? Have you been interested in getting more involved in the conversation diversity, equity, and inclusion at Emory Libraries? The Emory Libraries Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee has been hard at work reviewing updated and new DEI LinkedIn Learning courses for you. Based on […]

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Library Day Coming Soon!

We are excited to talk about Library Day, coming Thursday, February 27, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Woodruff Library. Our  own Emory Libraries Student Ambassadors (ELSA) are organizing this event, with the support of the sponsoring committee headed by Sarah Morris. It will be a celebration of what the library offers, including […]

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Inspiration leads to a timely MLK dedication

I attended our monthly DEI Committee meeting January 15 that had Emory’s chief diversity officer, Dr. Carol Henderson, as the guest speaker.  Dr. Henderson’s talk was one of review, having completed her first semester here at Emory. She spoke about meetings with student groups, executive leadership, campus life and human resources. She talked of climate […]

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How about that InfoForum!

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Many thanks to those who responded to our survey last month. The feedback was very helpful in guiding our planning efforts for the coming year. With that in mind, a little review is in order. Wade Moricle and I were asked to consider a new approach to the InfoForum last summer. After completing an initial survey […]

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LITS Green Notes for April

Chattahoochee Riverkeepers at the Emory Farmer’s Market Through April 30, the Chattahoochee Riverkeepers will have a table at the Emory Farmer’s Market to help us learn about what’s so important about the Chattahoochee and what we need to be doing to protect it for future generations. Opportunities abound for getting involved with cleanup and so much […]

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March sustainability moment

March is coming in like a lion and will hopefully go out like a lamb – going greener the whole way! Zero Waste Initiative Emory has set these laudably ambitious sustainability goals:  all events must be zero waste by 2020 (yes, next year), and by 2025 – compost, recycle or reuse at least 95% of […]

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Green Notes for February 2019

February is Water Awareness Month. There are a number of exciting opportunities to learn more about by touring the Recycling Center and Water Hub, tasting at the Symposium, enjoying the Farmer’s Market, and getting ready for spring by placing your order with Oxford Farms for weekly produce. Monday, February 18 (12:00-1:00 pm) AND Friday, March […]

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