November 9, 2009

Nancy Seideman,
Executive Editor

Kim Urquhart, Editor

Christi Gray, Designer

Bryan Meltz, Photography Director

Leslie King, Editorial Assistant

Carol Clark, Science Writer

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The gift of a grand piano is making a resounding impact at the Winship Cancer Institute.

Emory Winship volunteer inspires gift that brings patients the healing power of music
In honor of Brenda Nease, a longtime friend Howard Tellepsen
and his family donated $25,000 to Emory Winship to establish the Brenda Nease Fund. Through support from the fund, Nease suggested the purchase of a Yamaha C1 baby grand piano for Emory Winship’s lobby. The gift also supports the piano’s maintenance. Click here to read the full text of this story.

Biology, chemistry net funds for new faculty
Emory’s biology and chemistry departments have each won highly competitive National Institutes of Health grants for new faculty. Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), the grants total about $1 million each and will enable the two departments to expand key initiatives, despite the tough economy. Click here to read full text of this story.