Emory Report
January 20, 2009
Volume 61, Number 16



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January 20
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EHSO becomes University-wide
Emory’s Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHSO), formerly a division of the School of Medicine, is now a University-wide operation and based in the Office of Research Administration. The main office is at 1762 Clifton Rd., Suite 1200.

“Demands for EHSO services have grown throughout the Emory campus,” says David Wynes, director of research administration. “These services span everything from laboratory safety through many aspects of facilities services and into the hospitals and clinics as well.”

The four main divisions of EHSO are research/biological safety, environmental affairs, safety/industrial hygiene, and radiation safety.

For more information, visit www.ehso.emory.edu.

Emory gets two top rankings
Emory’s commitment to “need-blind” aid and merit scholarships was a major factor giving the University two top rankings.

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine put the University ninth among the 100 best values in private universities that exemplify excellent academics while keeping costs to a minimum.

The Princeton Review also named Emory among its best values in private schools.

In addition to financial aid, Kiplinger’s cited Emory’s “range of programs, proximity to Atlanta and relationships with the nearby Centers for Disease Control and the Carter Center” as pluses for most students.
The Princeton ranking, its 100 “Best Value” Colleges for 2009, specifically noted Emory Advantage grant and loan relief program.

Woodruff PE Center offers free month
The Woodruff P.E. Center is offering one month free to the first 50 people who join in January.

This is a $15 value, available to new, not renewing, members, says Megan Ahrens, assistant director of athletics. Also visit www.rec.emory.edu for the Fitness Emory class schedule, beginning Jan. 20 through April 24.

The membership office is located on the main level, which is the second floor of WPEC. Hours are Monday–Thursday from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Level 7 reopens at Woodruff library
Woodruff Library Level 7, which has been closed since May for renovation, reopened to the public Jan. 14. Level 7 books are now accessible. The goal of the work was to increase shelving capacity.