Natasha Trethewey on stage at Emory's Schwartz Center reading to a large audience

Cover Story

Her Calling

How a biracial daughter of the South and Emory professor became the US poet laureate—and what she believes words can do for the world, if we will only stop and listen. Story

The Poet's Hand
Evolution of a poem

Of Note


Closeup image of a Ugandan boy who has river blindness having his eyes examined

Vision 2020

For many, it’s too late; another two million remain at risk. But The Carter Center’s Moses Katabarwa 97MPH is at the forefront of Uganda’s fight to eliminate river blindness in less than ten years, enlisting family and community to spread relief, hope, and shared determination. Story and slideshow

Watercolor illustration of professor Merle Black

The Importance of Being Merle

For years, political reporters have had Emory expert Merle Black on speed dial. Here’s why he’s one of the most oft-quoted authorities on Southern politics. Story

The Life and Times of Strom Thurmond

New book by Emory Professor of History Joseph Crespino


Editor Paige Parvin reporting in Uganda

Works and Days

The road to northwestern Uganda’s Moyo district continues up to the Sudanese border, and there’s a reason why it’s known as “the boneshaker.”

Oxford Outlook

Seney Hall, Oxford College

Welcome to the new home for Oxford Outlook. This alumni publication for Oxford College will now be found in the spring and fall issues of Emory Magazine.

Building on 175 Years

Dean’s message

Soul of a Teacher: Bill Shapiro

First International Alternative Spring Break Makes Difference in Costa Rica

Career without Borders

Adam Meyer Leads Oxford Development


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