September 14, 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, Science Writer

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Rendering by: michael kloss
CAD-accurate 3D renderings that give campus event planners a virtual view of room configurations are among the new offerings of the Office of University Events.

Planning for all occasions
When His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama visits campus, Michael Kloss and his staff of university event planners sweat every detail, down to the piping hot water in the spiritual leader’s glass. “It is my job to know that the Dalai Lama drinks extremely hot, plain water,” says Kloss, executive director of the Office of University Events. “If he is comfortable, he’s more likely to receive Emory’s message and share that with the rest of the world.” Click here to read the full text of this story.

Bioethics focus of innovative program
Emory is launching a new master of arts degree program in bioethics, which will provide advanced interdisciplinary study for professionals and students interested in the social and ethical challenges facing medicine and the life sciences.
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Emory extends commitment to integrity in research
With a number of actions over the summer — including the initiation of a new University-wide electronic registration system, passage of a comprehensive new School of Medicine conflict of interest policy, and receipt of a presidential advisory committee report on managing professional conflicts — Emory has been working across a broad front to underscore its commitment to integrity in research; to guard its research enterprise and researchers from impropriety; and to manage potential conflicts effectively. Click here to read the full text of this story.