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Looking Back, Looking Ahead
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Having recently returned from a trip to Morocco, EMILY B. CALHOUN 62G was ready to learn more about the concept of a global village during the Association of Emory Alumnis sixth annual Alumni University.
During this years session, Looking Back, Looking Ahead, Calhoun attended a lecture titled Dynamic Crossroads: Emorys New International Classroom by Associate Professor of Religion Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger, in which Calhoun learned that fifteen percent of this falls first-year class is Asian American, a percentage that has doubled over the past eight years.
Flueckiger also described Emorys response to changing student demographics and educational expe-tations, citing as one example the Universitys decision to add Hindi to its language curriculum.
Nearly two hundred attendees chose from classes on such topics as ancient American art, genealogy, and millennium-driven examinations of the future of American law and business.
I like the university experience, [which] you just dont get in business life, said RAYMOND F. POHL72D, who traveled to Emory from Englewood, Colorado, for his fourth Alumni University.G.F.
No one knows what jobs are going to be like two years from
now because we dont know what products we are going to be buying and selling two years from now. No one can tell you what your job will look like, but we do know you need one skill and one skill alone, and that is the capability to develop more capabilities. If you do not, in this new knowledge market, youre gone.
Business School Assistant Professor of Marketing