January 14, 2008

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Nancy Seideman,
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Kim Urquhart, Editor

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Bryan Meltz, Photography Director

Leslie King, Editorial Assistant

Carol Clark, Staff Writer

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Author’s archives come home
Even as Emory archivist Elizabeth Russey was packing up documents and letters from the file cabinets in Alice Walker’s Berkeley, Calif. home, the Georgia-born novelist and poet was bringing out more items, including a quilt that she hand-stitched as she was completing her most famous novel, “The Color Purple.” Click here to read the full story.

Can offsets help state go green?
Emory is taking the lead in developing models for the first carbon-offset projects in Georgia, working with the R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Foundation and a team of experts drawn from state agencies, environmental groups and local corporations.
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King Week continues dream

Emory’s King Week, an annual celebration of the life, work and interests of Martin Luther King Jr., features a range of education, entertainment and memorial activities Jan. 21-27. Click here to read the full text of this story.