June 25, 2007

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Nancy Seideman,
Executive Editor

Kim Urquhart, Editor

Christi Gray, Designer

Bryan Meltz, Photography Director

Amber Jackson, Intern



Participants in the Oxford Institute for Environmental Education hunt for critters in a creek near Oxford College. The program is designed to help teachers develop lesson plans using their own schoolyards for scientific investigation.

Oxford institute is fertile ground for environmental education
Down in the backwoods of Newton County, the pristine waters of Bear Creek are yielding a treasure trove of critters for teachers Lindsay Wyczalkowski and Missy Snyder. Armed with nets, tweezers and glass jars, the teachers are on the hunt for hellgrammites, darters, fly larvae and the like. When they land the big prize — a massive crayfish — their whoops echo around the creek. Click here to read the full text of this story.

Drew Weston's ‘Political Brain’
gets Democratic candidates thinking



June 25 Headlines Renowned geneticist Victor Corces to join Emory as chair of biology department

Emory summer tennis camp in 40th year of serving kids

B. Jones Scholars reunite to celebrate program’s 30th anniversary

Emory partners in nationwide quest for talented, low-income students

Last chance to see ‘Color: A Spectrum of Sound–Music as Metaphor in the Visual Arts’

Center for Lifelong Learning
gets boost for senior education

Toastmasters@Emory helps its
members converse with confidence

University-wide policies and procedures consolidated online for easy reference

Novel-writing contest aimed at Emory’s
aspiring authors

Emory athletes soar in Eagles spring season

Scholarship & Research: Marino joins cetacean scientists to set record straight on dolphin intelligence

Scholarship & Research: Chemists awarded grant for solar energy research

Scholarship & Research roundup

First Person: Alan Cattier

Emory Profile: Eloise Carter

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