April 30, 2007

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Nancy Seideman, Acting Editor

Kim Urquhart, Senior Editor

Christi Gray, Designer

Bryan Meltz, Photography Director

Diya Chaudhuri, Editorial Assistant


Strike up the bhangra
Emory’s resident bhangra team, Karma, performed at a mock Hindu wedding ceremony held April 21 in Cannon Chapel. Their performance followed the baraat, or processional, in which the groom is led to the bride astride a horse with musicians and dancers following him. The ceremony was sponsored by the Hindu Students Council, the Inter-Religious Council and the Office of Multicultural Services in an effort to educate the Emory community about Hindu religious traditions and ceremonies.

Mellon grant to fund civil rights scholarships

Emory has received a $400,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for a visiting scholars program that will significantly boost modern civil rights-era scholarship through research, teaching and faculty development.

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