From the first fan letter by a modest file clerk in Atlanta to one of Georgia’s most prolific writers, a literary friendship flourished, now illuminated in letters exchanged between Flannery O’Connor and Betty Hester.
Founded by an Emory alumnus and a professor emeritus, a free clinic in north Georgia has given rural residents a new hold on health.
See more photos from Emory's trip to the Middle East. View the slideshow
‘I am at home this morning and without my trusty typewriter, but I am so excited over the summer issue that I want to congratulate you from front to back. You visited the Melendis in Florida; I remember Shannon’s death so well, and you created a touching story.’
Quote/Unquote: The Dalai Lama
“The modern education system pays full attention to brain development, but it is not adequate in educating warm-heartedness. How to [teach] warm-heartedness from kindergarten to the university level is very important. In that, this professor has always been a liberal.”
—His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, speaking at Centennial Park during his visit to Emory October 19-22, when he was installed as a Presidential Distinguished Professor. Look for further coverage in the next issue of Emory Magazine.