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Honors for Beaudrot, Breiter, Brown, Goldstein and Young

Emory Report | Dec. 7, 2012

Charles "Chuck" Beaudrot has accepted an appointment to the newly-created Georgia Tax Tribunal. He begins his four-year term as an administrative law judge Jan. 1.

Beaudrot is an adjunct professor at Emory Law's Center for Transactional Law and Practice program. He is a senior partner in the tax practice of Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP.

The establishment of the new court is one result of a comprehensive tax reform effort Gov. Nathan Deal launched several years ago.

Charles Beaudrot

Jackie Breiter was a recipient of the Women of the Year in Technology Awards from Women in Technology.

Breiter is senior director of information technology systems at Goizueta Business School.

The awards honor Georgia women who have contributed to the growth and success of the technology industry.

Jackie Breiter

Jericho Brown has been awarded a fellowship from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation.

Brown is assistant professor of English and creative writing.

The fellowship, awarded only to those who are nominated by others, includes a six-week residency in Umbria, Italy. The Civitella Ranieri Foundation provides fellowships to visual artists, musicians and writers on an invitational basis.

Jericho Brown

Mindy Goldstein was on a team of attorneys presenting the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Goldstein is director of the Turner Environmental Law Clinic at Emory School of Law.

The attorneys, representing nine national and regional organizations, argued that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission violated federal law when it issued a license for two proposed new reactors at the Vogtle nuclear power plant near Waynesboro, Georgia without fully taking into account the potential for a Fukushima-like disaster.

Mindy Goldstein

Kevin Young has had a book named to the New York Times list of 100 Notable Books of 2012.

Young's "The Grey Album: On the Blackness of Blackness" was named to the list of the year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.

Young is Atticus Haygood Professor of English and Creative Writing and curator of literary collections and the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library at Emory's Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library.

Kevin Young

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