March 24, 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


Buddhist monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery perform traditional music at the sand mandala opening ceremony. Created from millions of grains of colored sand, construction of the mandala was among the arts and cultural events featured as part of Tibet Week 2008.

University statement on Tibet
Our thoughts are with our friend and colleague, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, as he seeks a nonviolent resolution of the conflict in Tibet. We remain deeply committed to continuing our programs in Tibetan religion, culture and language, both on our Atlanta campus and in Dharamsala and southern India, as a way of preserving and fostering greater understanding of Tibet’s unique heritage of learning.
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Series spotlights luminaries in arts and humanities
Some of the world’s leading scholars of the arts and humanities, as well as artists, will visit Emory as part of a new series “Luminaries in Arts and Humanities” sponsored by the Office of the Provost.
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