February 2, 2009

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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

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Photo: Lori Teague

Arts experiment with evolution
Timed to the bicentennial of Charles Darwin’s birth and the 150th anniversary of his “The Origin of Species,” the “Emory Evolving Arts: New Works Festival” looks at evolution through the lens of the arts, bringing a larger audience into a provocative dialogue about our lives, our planet and our future.
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Universities’ endowments drop
Higher education endowments reported an average rate of return of -3.0 percent for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2008, according to a survey released Jan. 27 by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). In absolute terms, Emory’s endowment declined by 1.6 percent for this time period.
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