November 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


Photo: Alex Barney
The Five Gates Community near Monrovia was among the sites visited during the IDN’s most recent work in Liberia.

Battling poverty in new ways
The Institute for Developing Nations has been harnessing the experience and passion of Emory’s faculty and students, and the strengths and leverage of the University’s networks, to address issues related to understanding and alleviating the underlying causes of poverty in the developing world.
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Emory manages economic decline

Emory leadership has been heavily engaged in assessing and developing strategies to manage the impact of the national economic downturn on the University’s current operation, and on the budgeting process for fiscal year 2010.
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Commission to review research policies
President Jim Wagner has appointed an advisory commission to review Emory’s management of potential conflicts of interest by faculty and staff members engaged in research and other professional activities. Paul Root Wolpe, director of Emory’s Center for Ethics and a nationally recognized authority on biomedical research ethics, will chair the group.
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