January 28, 2008

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Nancy Seideman,
Executive Editor

Kim Urquhart, Editor

Christi Gray, Designer

Bryan Meltz, Photography Director

Leslie King, Editorial Assistant

Carol Clark, Staff Writer


Photo: chris megerian
At home with conflict: A Palestinian girl faces an uncertain future in a land where political and religious tensions dominate daily life.

A meeting of minds in the Middle East
During the winter break, while many people were relaxing or traveling for fun, a group of Emory students joined a Journeys trip to the Middle East, to get up close and personal with some of the toughest problems facing the world today.”
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Endowment assets rise 14.2 percent
in a year
Emory University’s endowment’s net increase was 14.2 percent for the year ending June 30, 2007, according to an annual review of university endowment performance issued by the National Association of College and University Business Officers. Click here to read the full text of this story.

Raising IQ of Web searches

Eugene Agichtein was born in Moscow in 1976 — a time and place when access to information was not taken for granted. He recalls that illegal books by Solzhenitsyn and Bulgakov came to his family’s home in the form of loose-leafed, mimeographed pages that were quietly passed among friends.
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