August 25, 2008

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Nancy Seideman,
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Kim Urquhart, Editor

Christi Gray, Designer

Bryan Meltz, Photography Director

Leslie King, Editorial Assistant

Carol Clark, Staff Writer


Reaching new heights: Holder Construction’s site safety manager
Daniel Alers (in green shirt) leads workers each morning in calisthenics. Holder began the stretching program after national statistics showed increasing reports of strained muscles among construction workers.

Campus construction update
If you have been away from Emory for the summer, take a stroll around campus and look at the projects that are under way or recently completed. From the opening of the new Candler School of Theology/Center for Ethics building, to new “green” freshman residence halls, Emory is making large strides toward accomplishing its Campus Master Plan.
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Joining the new faces on campus this fall is a fresh look for the University’s virtual front door. A redesigned home page,, launches this month with more features than ever before. Click here to read the full text of this story.

Dynamic Class of 2012 hits campus

Emory College welcomes a highly selective and diverse freshman class to campus this fall. The Class of 2012 – 1,299 in all – was chosen from a record 17,446 applications, up 8.8 percent from last year’s pool.
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