March 3, 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


Plugging into iTunes U
When anthropology lecturer Ben Freed is listening to music on his iPod, he says it is sometimes startling to hear on the next track the sound of his own voice. Freed is among a handful of Emory professors whose podcasted lectures are being piloted on iTunes U, an Apple initiative that hosts a repository for colleges and universities to distribute digital content.
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3-day fest hosts ‘fine excess’ of poetry
“It was John Keats who wrote that poetry should please by a fine excess,” says Steve Enniss, director of Emory’s Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library. Emory has taken that message to heart, hosting some of the country’s finest poets for “A Fine Excess: A Three-Day Celebration of Poetry” April 2-4. Click here to read the full text of this story.

Cold temps, hot topics at Classroom on the Quad

The freezing temperatures and blustery winds on campus Feb. 27 proved that the decision to move Classroom on the Quad from its traditional Quadrangle location to the Student Activity & Academics Center on the Clairmont Campus was a smart one. Immigration was the theme of this year’s event, a theme chosen by the Student Government Association due to its timeliness and its status as “much more than a blue versus red [state] issue.” Click here to read the full text of this story.