October 6, 2008

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Nancy Seideman,
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Bryan Meltz, Photography Director

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Carol Clark, Staff Writer

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Capturing the spirit of Emory
The unveiling of a statue of Lord James W. Dooley, the Eternal Spirit of Emory, was a highlight of
Homecoming weekend.

Health economists mine data on policy
When David Frisvold and Sara Markowitz tell lay people that they are economists, they often get asked: Is the interest rate going to go down? What’s the outlook for the housing market?
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Microscopy core is scientist’s legacy

Electron microscopy is all about light, energy and focus — qualities that Robert Apkarian had in abundance. The famed Emory scientist died in 2006, but his spirit shines on through the many people he touched and the newly dedicated Robert P. Apkarian Integrated Electron Microscopy Core.
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Avon grant to bolster research
The Avon Foundation has awarded a $950,000 one-year grant to Emory’s Winship Cancer Institute and Grady Memorial Hospital. The grant will support community outreach, patient navigation and breast cancer research at the Avon Comprehensive Breast Center at Grady, which opened in 2004 with previous funding from the Avon Foundation.
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