Depression has traditionally been considered a psychological illness, but an explosion of research into the biological basis of the disorder promises more effective, personalized treatments.
An estimated ten thousand people made their way to Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park on a gray Monday afternoon in October for a public talk by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the culmination of a weekend of events celebrating his inauguration as Emory Presidential Distinguished Professor. View the slideshow
Mightier Than the Sword
This wry comment on global warming was penned by Michel Kichka, a native Belgian and son of Holocaust survivors, who moved to Israel in 1974 and has since been a freelance illustrator of editorial and political cartoons. He joined nine other cartoonists at Emory in November for the second Cartooning for Peace conference sponsored by the Claus M. Halle Institute for Global Learning.
“Athletic Director Tim Downes has a good resume and sounds like a smart fellow. If he is sincerely committed to ‘building Emory’s fan base and . . . campus spirit,’ there is one vital component required. To paraphrase comedian Brother Dave Gardner, ‘What it is is football.’”