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October 2013

What does the provost do?

Claire Sterk gets many questions about what she does as Emory's provost -- find out more with the new Suite 404 newsletter.

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'It's academic' for Dorothy Brown

Hang around Dorothy Brown and you're bound to hear her say, "It is what it is." Brown is a no-nonsense, straight-talking, savvy, and funny vice provost for academic affairs.

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Table talk 'In Dialogue' with faculty

"I'm here to listen and learn." With those words, Provost Claire Sterk launched the first session of a new conversation series with faculty called In Dialogue.

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"The liberal arts aren't necessarily about getting the right answer. The unanswerable questions can lead us to conversations of wisdom. What was Mona Lisa thinking? Why couldn't Hamlet kill his stepfather?"

- Emory College Dean Robin Forman, fall Forum on the Liberal Arts

On our radar: News from units in the Office of the Provost

When in Rome:

Experience the Eternal City from the 16th through the 18th centuries through works on paper and a virtual walk through Rome's streets and piazzas, all on exhibit at the Carlos Museum.

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The health of the liberal arts:

Wander through Emory's medical education building, and you'll find lecture halls, simulation labs and even a practice room for musicians -- a tangible sign of the importance of the liberal arts to health sciences.

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Suite 404 in the Administration Building marks the physical location of the provost's office at Emory, but the people, ideas, and initiatives that flow in and out of our doors extend across the campus and beyond. From big plans to little curiosities, this journal gives you a flavor of all things related to the Office of the Provost and the rich academic life that makes Emory Emory.

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