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Winter 1995

Prelude, In memory of Robert Strickland, compiled by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Inside front cover.

“Matters of Faith” by Allison Adams. Conference on religious human rights called “a watershed event.” In Brief, p. 2-3.

“Quote . . . Unquote.” William M. Chace. Sidebar, p. 3.

“The Real People’s Court” by John Thomas. Alumnus Steve Johnson is executive producer of Court TV. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“Swiftly Down the Stream” by Allison Adams. Emory College senior Cyrus Beasley may row his way to the 1996 Olympics. In Brief, p. 5.

“Words of Praise” by Allison Adams. Graduate student Nicole Cooley receives national acclaim for her poetry. In Brief with poem “Century of Progress“ sidebar, p. 6.

“A Teaching Forest” by Allison Adams. Hahn Woods is an outdoor laboratory for the Emory community. In Brief, p. 7.

“Dooley Noted” by John Thomas. Looking back on the spirit of Emory. In Brief, pp. 8-9.

New construction around the Emory campus includes: the Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library, the Grace Crum Rollins Public Health Building, the Thomas-Hopkins-Smith Complex, the North Decatur Building, the west wing of the Woodruff Memorial Building, and the South Clinic Building, compiled by Allison Adams. Going Up, p. 10.

Profiles of: William Stephen Gunter, Robert D. Kysar, Nanette K. Wenger, Louis J. Elsas II, Leigh R. Hochberg, Richard Levinson, Collin J. Weber, J. Maxwell Miller

“A God Who Cares” by John Thomas. Candler Professor Noel Leo Erskine examines the theological legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Cover story, pp. 12-15.

“Pursuing the Dream” by Allison Adams. The King Scholarship, co-founded by Dr. Charles Strickland. Sidebar, p. 15.

“Ground Zero” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Alumnus Bill Darrow was at the center of the earliest investigation into the nature and threat of AIDS. Feature, pp. 16-18.

“Providing support for HIV-affected people” by Allison Adams. David Purcell. Sidebar, p. 18.

“Women in Egypt: A new view” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Curator Gay Robins works to correct the oversights of male archeologists. Feature, p. 19.

“Finnegans Fake” by Allison Adams. Alumnus Michael O’Shea is billed as “the funniest man in James Joyce studies.” Feature, pp. 20-21.

“Naming a New Terrain” by William M. Chace. From the President, p. 22.

“Empowerment and Education” by Tariq Shakoor. A message from Tariq Shakoor, Director of the Career Center. Alumni News, pp. 23-24.

“Assembly XII” by William M. Chace.”The Emory Assembly: Reflection and Projection.” Alumni News sidebar, p. 24.

“Back to School.” Graduates return for Alumni Weekend activities. Alumni News, p. 25.

“From our archives” by John Thomas. The Emory train line. From our archives, p. 28.

Emory Medalists: Austin M. Ford, Gloria Jean Wade-Gayles, Billy E. Frye, J. David Allen, J. Ben Shapiro Jr., Henry Amis Mann. pp. 27-37.

“The Hughes Programs: An Inspired Experiment” by Susan Carini. Pat Marsteller, Director of the Hughes Programs at Emory. Campaign Update, p. 39.

“Bentley butles with the best” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Health, p. 40.

“Technology lets father aid son” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Health, p. 40.

“The few, the lean, the vegetarians” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Health, p. 40.

“An Elegant Legacy” by Allison Adams. The Houston Mill House and grounds have been a community gathering place since 1861. Enigma, Inside back cover.

“Double Play” Baseball cards of Jeff and Scott Kramer. Outside back cover.


Go to: Summer 1994, Spring 1994, Winter 1994, Top

Autumn 1994

Prelude, In memory of Goodrich C. White Jr., compiled by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Inside front cover.

“She Will, She Will, Rock You” by John Thomas. To many Atlantans, alumna Kaedy Kiely is the voice of rock ‘n’ roll. In Brief, p. 2.

“Running Away From Home” by Allison Adams. An Emory law student looks to Italy for her Olympic dream. In Brief, p. 3.

“Quote . . . Unquote.” Gloria Steinem. Sidebar, p. 3.

“Nome Sweet Nome” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Alumnus Jet Lowe documents the architectural heritage of Alaska. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“Quote . . . Unquote.” Theron Montgomery (English professor at Troy State Univ.) Sidebar, p. 3.

“Changing the Face of Health Care Delivery” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Emory, Columbia/HCA take first step toward joint ventures. In Brief, p. 6.

Profiles of: Charles B. Nemeroff, Kathleen Neal Cleaver, Carl R. Holladay, Janet Beth Abrams, Ann T. Jackson, C. Vann Woodward, Lynna Williams, Claire V. Broome. People, p. 7.

“Bill” by John Thomas. For William M. Chace, Emory’s new president, accessibility is the order of the day. Cover story, pp. 8-12.

“One Life at a Time” by Dan Treadaway. The Emory community joins the Atlanta Project to address urban ills neighborhood by neighborhood. Emory In The Community Feature, pp. 13-15.

“Community Action” by Allison Adams. From downtown homeless shelters to Egleston Hospital, some fifteen hundred Emory students donate their time through Volunteer Emory. Emory In The Community Feature, pp. 16-19.

“A learning experience” by Allison Adams. Allyson Wainer—hunger/homelessness. Sidebar, p. 17.

“Always of service” by Allison Adams. Kemp Walton—tutoring/Volunteer Oxford/AIDS hospice. Sidebar, p. 18.

“A passion to help” by Allison Adams. Lisa Yancey—Voices of Umoja. Sidebar, p. 19.

“Going the distance” by Holly Korschun. After seven years, Robert Hatcher’s investment in Atlanta youth pays off. Emory In The Community Feature, pp. 20-23.

“Remembering the Future” by Susan Carini. Campaign Update, p. 24.

“Join Us” by Shain Schley. A Message from the President of the Association of Emory Alumni. Alumni News, p. 25.

“The Academic Tourist” by Allison Adams. Alumni University offered a stimulating vacation alternative. Alumni News, pp. 26-27.

“Island hopping” by John Thomas. Steven Cannon ’87C takes to the high seas. Alumni News, p. 28.

From our archives, by John Thomas. Emory alumni Wilbern B. Seymour ’54D and wife were on 1956 TV show “Do You Trust Your Wife?“ Alumni News sidebar, p. 30.

“A Reverence for Life” by Allison Adams. Emory alumnus Samuel Fuller ’73M, plastic surgeon from Lynchberg, Va. Alumni News sidebar, p. 36.

Break the Heart of Me, by Elizabeth Dewberry Vaughn. Book review by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Ex Libris, p. 40.

Wrinkles in Time, by George Smoot and Keay Davidson. Book review by Bob Carpenter. Ex Libris, p. 40.

“The Prince of the Forest” by John Thomas. In 1929 the city commissioners [of Oxford] deeded the land around the tree to the tree itself, in essence making the giant oak a “tax-free property owner.” Enigma, inside back cover.

Summer 1994

Prelude”William M. Chace named Emory’s eighteenth president” by John Thomas. Inside front cover.

“The Emory Symposium” by John Thomas. Hundreds convene to discuss the University’s future. In Brief, pp. 2-3.

The Carlos Museum’s fourth century B.C. vase depicting Euripides’ play, by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Sidebar, p. 3.

“Murders, She Writes” by John Thomas. Alumna Sarah Shankman has redesigned the mystery to make room for satire and feminism. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

Excerpt from Shankman book He Was Her Man. Sidebar, p. 5.

“ ‘CEO College’” by John Thomas. The Center for Leadership and Career Studies is unique in American higher education. In Brief, pp. 6-7.

“Business School Named for Coca-Cola Executive” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Robert W. Woodruff Foundation contributes $10 million toward new facility. In Brief, p. 8.

Profiles of: Jimmy Carter, John Witte Jr., Catherine F. Boone and Scott L. Bonder, Roland Harrison Ingram Jr., William W. Lemonds

“Quote . . . Unquote” by author Tom Wolfe. Sidebar, p. 8.

“Vision and Purpose” by Allison Adams. In his first visit to the University since becoming U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, President Emeritus James T. Laney addresses the Class of 1994. Commencement – Cover story, pp. 10-13.

“Brittain Award winner blends service, scholarship” by Allison Adams. Commencement – Sidebar about Bernadette May, p. 11.

“Teaching compassion by example” by Allison Adams. Commencement – Sidebar about Dr. Jonas Shulman, p. 12.

“A royal destiny” by Allison Adams. Commencement – Sidebar about Ghanan King Anthony Ephirim-Donkor, p. 13.

“Bobby Jones scholars pursue lives of service” by Allison Adams. Commencement – Sidebar, p. 14.

“Jeschke’s antiquarian quest comes to a close” by Allison Adams. Commencement – Profile about Channing R. Jeschke and the Pitts Library, p. 15.

“Citizens of the World” by President Emeritus James T. Laney. Commencement address, pp. 16-17.

“Ten receive honorary degrees.” Recipients include: Elias Burstein, Sir John Carmichael, Van Cliburn, Valerie Eliot, Cherry Logan Emerson, Donald Roswell Hopkins, Berta Radford Laney, James Thomas Laney, Robert Strickland, and Margretta Madden Styles. Commencement. pp. 18-19.

“Popular Science” by John Thomas. As editor of The Sciences, alumnus Peter G. Brown helps make the esoteric accessible. Feature, pp. 20-23.

“Feel the Heat.” Sidebar about Sidney Perkowitz’s commentary on Mark Rothko’s Red and Pink on Pink, p. 23.

“Matching Gifts: Double the Pleasure, Double the Fund(ds)” by Susan Carini. Campaign Update, p. 24.

“A Hearty Welcome” by Jack P. Atkinson Jr. A Message from the Executive Director of the Association of Emory Alumni. Alumni News, p. 25.

“Assembly XI.” Emory: Ethics and the Moral Life – quotes by speakers Mary Ann Bowman Beil, James Fowler, Dyanne D. Affonso, and Ann R. Stevens. Alumni News, pp. 26-27.

“Family Matters” by Darryl Gossett. Emory is our home and aways will be. Alumni News – Sidebar about Dr. and Mrs. Donald Rosenberg, p. 27.

“The Ties that Bind” by John Thomas. Emory alumni clubs blanket the country, and then some. Alumni News, p. 28.

“Star Power” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Emory alumnus Greg Johnson’s novel Pagan Babies. Alumni News – Sidebar, p. 38.

“Eye Center Greets Korean Fellows.” Alumni News – Sidebar, p. 42.

“Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of ’94.” Alumni News – Sidebar, p. 44.

“Students surveyed about AIDS facts” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Health, p. 48.

“Winship opens melanoma center” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Health, p. 48.

“Nurses learn and provide child care” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Health, p. 48.

“Mason gift aids transplant patients” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Health, p. 48.

“Goin’ to the Chapel” by John Thomas. Enigma, p. 49.

Spring 1994

Prelude, by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Inside front cover.

“From Shag Haircuts to Shag Carpets” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Craig Balsam ’83C is the guru of all things ’70s. In Brief, pp. 2-3.

The Musée du Louvre Exhibition at the Carlos Museum, by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Sidebar, p. 3.

“As The World Turns” by John Thomas. Alumnus Henry Schuster works the late shift at CNN. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

International Sculpture Exposition in Atlanta. Sidebar, p. 5.

“Masterpieces on a Small Scale” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Drawings from the Curtis O. Baer Collection. In Brief, p. 6.

“An Era of Change” by Billy E. Frye. From the President, p. 7.

“Assault on the Truth” by John Thomas. Holocaust deniers becomes more insidious as they move from the lunatic fringe to the realm of respectability. Cover story, pp. 8-11.

“The American Response” by John Thomas. The Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Sidebar, p. 11.

“A Light in the Dark” by Beth Bassett. David Cook illuminates film for a new generation. Feature, pp. 12-13.

“Three Score & Ten” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Over seven decades, Emory Magazine has evolved from a folksy gazette into a sophisticated chronicler of a nationally renowned university. Feature, pp. 14-17.

“Generations in Black & White” by John Thomas. The photographs of Carl Van Vechten preserve the spirit and personalities of prominent African Americans. Sidebar, pp. 18-19.

“Emory is writing the book on library service” by Susan Carini. The Center for Library Resources. Campaign Update, p. 20.

“Moving Ahead” by Robert E. Chappell Jr. A message from the President of the Association of Emory Alumni. Alumni News, p. 21.

“A Lesson for Us All” by Judson C. Ward. A tribute to Emeritus Professor of Biology Woolford Bales Baker. Alumni News, pp. 22-23.

“Alumni Assembly X.” Art, Authors, and Architecture. Alumni News, p. 24.

“For Currier, film is Proof positive” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. The documentary film Living Proof: HIV and the Pursuit of Happiness. Alumni News, p. 27.

Profiles of: Maxwell L. Anderson, Mae C. Jemison, Frederick A. King, Kim Wallen, Belle Miller McMaster

“Timely tips for spring jocks.” Health, p. 39.

“Please don’t eat your heart out.” Health, p. 39.

“Emory Clinic launches satellite.” Health, p. 39.

“Of War and Remembrance I” by W.D. Stribling III, M.D. Journal, p. 40.

“Of War and Remembrance II” by John Thomas. Enigma, inside back cover, p. 41.

Winter 1994

“Friend, Leader, Scholar” by Robert Strickland. A tribute to James T. Laney. From the Chairman, inside front cover.

“No Chimes at Midnight” by John Thomas. Cox Hall undergoes an $8.5 million renovation. In Brief, p. 2.

“J. Marvin Rast, Author of [Emory] Alma Mater, Dies” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Sidebar, p. 2.

“Seventy-Five Years Young” by Beth Bassett. The Emory Woman’s Club is still going strong. In Brief, p. 3.

“The Vision” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Early in his presidency, James T. Laney crafted a blueprint for excellence. Cover story, pp.4-16.

“The Laney Years” by John Thomas. A chronology of the University’s development during the presidency of James T. Laney, 1977-1993. Timeline with cover story. pp.6-16.

“Billy E. Frye serves as interim president” by Beth Bassett. Emory’s chief academic officer will continue the emphases of the Laney years. Sidebar, p. 13.

“The Korean Connection” by John Thomas. Dr. Laney and the University already have ties to the Asian nation. Mini-feature, pp.16-17.

“The search for a successor” by John Thomas. Emory casts its net far and wide. Sidebar, p. 17.

“The First Lady says good-bye to Lullwater” by Beth Bassett. The beauty of the home and park has been a joy to James and Berta Laney for sixteen years. Mini-feature, p. 18.

“Farewell” by John W. Stephenson. A farewell to Dr. Laney. Alumni News, pp.19-20.

“Sports Hall of Fame Inductees” by John Thomas. Eleven are honored. Alumni News, p. 22.

“New Alumni University takes shape” by Cliff Cockerham. Alumni University, p. 36.

“The Callaway gift: stock in Emory’s future” by Susan Carini. Campaign Update, p. 37.

“Reforming the Clintons’ health plan” by John Thomas. Health, p. 38.

“Affonso named new nursing dean” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Health, p. 38.

“First Georgia lung transplant performed.” Health, p. 38.

Profiles of: W. Virgil Brown, Trudier F. Harris, Jacqueline Jordan Irvine, Deborah B. McGuire, June Rothman Scott, Marshall P. Duke, Stephen Nowicki. Three Dobbs professorships: Boi Hanh Huynh, physics; Vojtech Rodel, math; Elaine Walker, psychology. People, p. 40.

American Health Quackery, by James Harvey Young. Book review by Beth Bassett. Ex Libris, inside back cover.

The Lincoln No One Knows: The Mysterious Man Who Ran the Civil War, by Webb Garrison. Book review by Bob Carpenter. Ex Libris, Inside back cover.


Go to: Summer 1993, Spring 1993, Winter 1993, Top

Autumn 1993

Prelude, by Andrew W. M. Beierle. A survey of the 1993 freshman class. Inside front cover.

“Mr. Baseball” by John Thomas. Clyde Partin has been with the Atlanta Braves since the very first pitch. In Brief, p. 2-3.

“Filmmaker James M. Ault Jr. . . .” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Sidebar, p. 3.

“Emory’s Field of Dreams” by John Thomas. Mr. George’s Gym turns ten. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“A Portrait of Ancient Mexico” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Pre-Columbian antiquities on view at Carlos Museum. In Brief, p. 6.

“A Walk Through Civilization” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. The art of the past and the present is on view in the Michael C. Carlos Museum’s grand new spaces. Cover story, pp. 8-11.

“A Home for the Arts” by Beth Bassett. Students and faculty in Emory’s burgeoning music, theater, and dance programs look forward to the new Emory Center for the Performing Arts. Feature, pp. 12-15.

“LaBohéme in White Hall” by Beth Bassett. Emory music professor, Charles Schisler. Music at Emory, p. 16.

“The Gospel in Song” by John Thomas. Inner Strength Gospel Choir. Music at Emory, p. 16.

“The new ‘interactive’ music” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Emory associate professor and director of instrumental music, Steve Everett. Music at Emory, p. 17.

“Green grass and the sound of music” by Beth Bassett. Senior in chemistry and music, Reneé Hope Goodman. Music at Emory, p. 17.

“Stanislavski in Annex B” by John Thomas. Visiting professor Evgeniyi Nikolaevitch Lazarev. Theater at Emory, p. 18.

“What is this kid?” by Beth Bassett. Senior theater student, Robert Bruce McIntosh. Theater at Emory, p. 18.

“Falling sideways into acting” by Beth Bassett. Acting instructor, Tim McDonough. Theater at Emory, p. 19.

“Pirouettes in the P.E. center” by John Thomas. Teaching specialist, Sheri Latham. Dance at Emory, p. 20.

“Her parents said, Fine” by Beth Bassett. Ballet dancer, Claire Louisa Brinsden. Dance at Emory, p. 20.

“The dance of many peoples” by John Thomas. Shonda Jackson, artistic director and co-founder of AHANA. Dance at Emory, p. 21.

“Franckly speaking . . . ” by Susan Carini. Alicia Franck, director of the Regional Programs Office. Campaign Update, p. 22.

“An Amaranthine Plant” by Billy E. Frye. Alumni News, p. 23.

“Rhodes Scholars Gallery Established” by Beth Bassett. Fifteen Emory graduates have received the honor. Alumni News, p. 25.

“And it’s not too late for you!” by Beth Bassett. Several grants, scholarships, and fellowships are available to alumni. Alumni News, pp. 25-27.

“Marketing the Arts” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Alumnus Paul Goldberg is an Atlanta arts scene innovator. Alumni News, p. 28.

Profiles of: Reynaldo Martorell, Michael W. Giles, Frank S. Alexander, John E. Sitter, Vanessa Siddle Walker, Deborah E. Lipstadt. 1993-94 Robert Tyre Jones Scholarship recipients: Christopher Anderson Caplinger, Kimberly Mae Jannarone, Gina Gabrielle Starr, and Ronald E. Wilder. People, p. 38.

“Vitamins make job of drugs easier” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Donald B. McCormick, a researcher in the School of Medicine. Health, p. 39.

“A bright idea aids visually impaired” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. The Emory Eye Center’s Low Vision Laboratory. Health, p. 39.

“Lights and music may be Rx for rest” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Rick Letz and Robert A. Green, researchers in the School of Medicine. Health, p. 39.

“Alexander leads vascular center” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. R. Wayne Alexander, a cardiologist and vascular biologist. Health, p. 39.

Cradle and All: A Cultural and Psychoanalytic Study of Nursery Rhymes, by Lucy Rollin. Book review by Beth Bassett. Ex Libris, p. 40.

Dancing on the Moon: Short Stories About AIDS, by Jameson Currier. Book review by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Ex Libris, p. 40.

Summer 1993

“University Cedes Land for GPTV Headquarters” by Beth Bassett. Proximity will encourage collaborative efforts, President Laney says. In Brief, p. 2.

“Carlos Museum Expansion Completed” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Sidebar, p. 2.

“Emory to Examine Women’s Health Issues” by Beth Bassett. $10.9 million NIH grant is a record for the University. In Brief, p. 3.

“Cultural Festival Marks Diversity At Emory” by Beth Bassett. Sidebar, p. 3.

“The Sporting Life” by John Thomas. Outstanding student athletes. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“Still Swimming After All These Years” by John Thomas. Ed Shea, the “Father of Swimming in the South” enters Emory’s Sports Hall of Fame. In Brief, pp. 6-7.

“Honoring Those Who Serve” by John Thomas. Todd Vedder is the recipient of this year’s Marion Luther Brittain Service Award, the University’s highest student honor. Commencement 1993, pp. 8-11.

“Power and Moral Authority” by James T. Laney. A Baccalaureate address. Commencement 1993, pp. 12-13.

“Seven receive honorary degrees.” Patricia Battin, Athol Fugard, John A. Griffin, A. Leon Higginbotham Jr., Donald Raymond Keough, C. Eric Lincoln, and June Elaine Osborn. Commencement 1993, p. 14.

“Passion: Life’s Single Most Important Ingredient” by Donald Raymond Keough. Commencement 1993, p. 15.

“Oh, the state we’re in!” by Susan Carini. The Georgia Research Alliance. Campaign Update, p. 16.

“Assembly IX” by Beth Bassett. Emory and the New World Order. Alumni News, p. 18.

“Emory runs the Peachtree” by John Thomas. Alumni Julia Emmons oversees the world’s largest 10K, and then some. Alumni News, p. 19-20.

Georgia Scenes, by Augustus Baldwin. Book review by Beth Bassett. Ex Libris, p. 32.

Revolutionary Outlaws: Ethan Allen and the Struggle for Independence on the Early American Frontier, by Michael A. Bellesiles. Book review by Bob Carpenter. Ex Libris, p. 32.

Dooley’s Delicacies: What’s Cooking on the Oxford College Campus?, compiled by the General Staff of Oxford College. Book review by Bob Carpenter. Ex Libris, p. 32.

“The Greatest Shoe On Earth” by John Thomas. The Grand Slam Shoe in the Bobby Jones Collection of memorabilia. Enigma, inside back cover, p. 33.

Spring 1993

“Prudence and Purpose” by James T. Laney. From the President, inside front cover.

“The Atlanta Project Takes Shape” by Beth Bassett. Several members of the Emory community will assume positions of leadership. In Brief, p. 2.

“On The Rhodes To Oxford” by John Thomas. Stanley Panikowski becomes Emory’s fifteenth Rhodes Scholar. In Brief, p. 3.

“Forging a New Ministry” by Beth Bassett. Retiring theology professor Fred Craddock plans to preach, teach, and write in Appalachia. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“The Arts Initiative” by Beth Bassett. Spurred by the coming Cultural Olympiad, Emory embarks on a new Arts Initiative [Maxwell L. Anderson, director of the Carlos Museum]. In Brief, p. 5.

“Big Wheel Keeps on Turnin’” by John Thomas. Considered one of America’s finest college newspapers, the Emory Wheel has informed, intrigued, and infuriated for seventy-three years. Cover story, pp. 6-8 / 25.

“An Exciting Place to Be” by C. Ann Hooper. Alumni News, pp. 9-10.

“Assembly VIII.” Building a World-Class University: Faculty. Alumni News, p. 10.

“H. Jackson Brown is Happy” by Beth Bassett. And well he should be. The alumnus is the author of the best-selling Life’s Little Instruction Book. Alumni News, p. 11.

“Time times four” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. A law school alumnus [Joseph D. Vogel] invents a handy new traveling companion. Alumni News, p. 12.

“Double jeopardy” by John Thomas. Two alums cash in on TV quiz show. Alumni News, p. 12.

“The King” by Beth Bassett. Alumnus Henry King Stanford, charismatic past president of five universities, has lent the force of his personality to the causes of racial equality and academic freedom. Feature, pp. 26-29.

“Falling in love with theology” by Terri McIntosh. The Youth Theology Institute part of Candler School of Theology. Campaign Update, p. 30.

The Impossible H. L. Mencken: A Selection of His Best Newspaper Stories, edited by Marion Elizabeth Rodgers. Book review by Bob Carpenter. Ex Libris, p. 31.

American Heritage Haggadah: The Passover Experience, compiled and edited by David Geffen. Book review by John Ingersoll. Ex Libris, p. 31.

“Just say no to steriods” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Dr. Thomas Branch, director of the Emory Clinic’s Sports Medicine Center. Health, p. 32.

“Baby blues can turn black” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Dr. Zachary N. Snow, director of the new Pregnancy and Postpartum Mood Disorders Program in the School of Medicine. Health, p. 32.

“Egleston starts safety center” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Ms. Diane Vaughan, director of the Center for Child Advocacy. Health, p. 32.

“Unrelated donor program begins” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Health, p. 32.

“The Handwriting On The Wall” by John Thomas. Enigma, inside back cover, p. 33.

Winter 1993

Prelude, by Andrew W. M. Beierle. A survey of the presidential race. Inside front cover.

“Success Then and Now” by James T. Laney. From the President, p.2.

“Chattanooga’s Big Fish” by John Thomas. Alumnus Carey Hanlin is chairman of the board of the Tennessee Aquarium. In Brief, p. 3.

“Taking Charge Of History” by Beth Bassett. Alumnus Richard E. Beard is the new executive director of the Atlanta Historical Society. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“Emory Ranks Among Top 25” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Sidebar, p. 5.

“Big Shoes To Fill” by John Thomas. For the second time Pete Manuel is following in the footsteps of Lloyd Winston. In Brief, p. 6.

“Frisk Named Georgia NCAA Woman of the Year” by John Thomas. Emory tennis player, Debbie Frisk. Sidebar, p. 6.

“Playwright Athol Fugard Is Artist In Residence” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Sidebar, p. 7.

“Family Practice.” Letters by Roslyn D. Taylor, M.D. and Brian Bonnyman, M.D., p. 7.

“The Best Kinds of Problems” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. After more than a year on the job, Dean of the College David Bright discusses his goals in light of Emory’s continuing evolution. Cover story, pp. 8-12.

“The Qualities of Friendship” by William H. Fox. A message from the vice president for Institutional Advancement. Alumni News, p. 13.

“Medals of Honor.” The Emory Medal awarded to Thelma Wyatt Cummings, Lewis Bevel Jones III, James Bernard O’Neal, James Hargrove Wilson Jr., and Berta Radford Laney and James Thomas Laney. Alumni News, pp. 16-17.

“And in this Corner . . . ” by John Thomas. Alumnus Bruce Celb promotes some of boxing’s biggest bouts. Alumni News, p. 20.

“Turning Point.” A list of Emory authors. Insert.

“Emory in the world” by Beth Bassett. Spring 1993 Alumni Assembly program”Emory and the New World Order.” Sidebar in Alumni News, p. 21.

“In Memoriam” by John Thomas. A plaque is dedicated to six alumni who paid the ultimate price in Vietnam. Alumni News sidebar, p. 25.

“A Boost for the Law Library.” Alumnus MacMillan pledges largest single contribution. Sidebar in Alumni News, p. 27.

“Meeting the Challange” by Terri Thornton. The $750,000 NEH challenge. Campaign Update, p. 29.

“Moscow Gold” by John Thomas. Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Politics Harvey Klehr is the first scholar to have access to secret Soviet documents concerning the American Communist party. Feature, pp. 30-35.

“A Portrait of the Artist” by Beth Bassett. Alumnus Comer Jennings finds that “particular beauty“ in the subjects he paints. Mini-feature, pp. 36-37.

Profiles of: Craig L. Hill, Frederick A. King, Leonard P. Chambliss Jr., Tom Baranowski, Ali P. Crown, James T. Laney, Sally Radell, Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Patricia Hilden. People, pp. 37-38.

Passings: Nina Rusk Hosch Carson, Romney Moseley, Arthur R. Evans Jr. p. 39.

“Spuds beware!“ A study of couch potatoes. Health, p. 40.

“Chips and brew good for you?“ A study of glutathione, and anti-cancer compound. Health, p. 40.

“To fall is human, to pad sublime.” Roller blading. Health, p. 40.

“Down To The Source” by John Thomas. George Trakas’ environmental sculpture path. Enigma, inside back cover, p. 41.


Go to: Summer 1992, Spring 1992, Top

Autumn 1992

Prelude. A postcard from Versailles re: Emory choir. Inside front cover.

“Hope and Purpose for this Day” by James T. Laney. From the President, p. 2.

“Revealing a Well-kept Secret” by Terri Thornton. Harry Rusche is the University’s First Distinguished Teaching Professor funded by the NEH. Campaign Update, p. 3.

“The Living Legacy of Sonny Carter” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. The late alumnus-astronaut is honored with an endowed scholarship. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“Gorillas In The Mist” by Beth Bassett. Yerkes apes are on loan to a plush Tampa facility. In Brief, p. 5.

“The Condition Our Condition Is In” by Beth Bassett. Alumna and faculty fellow Melissa Walker examines the shifting fortunes of the civil rights movement as portrayed in the fiction of ten black women. Cover story, pp. 6-12.

“Alumnus Lamar heads Yale University” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Howard R. Lamar. Alumni News, pp. 13.

“Step Forward” by Jack Atkinson Jr. Alumni News Director of the Association of Emory Alumni, p. 14.

“A Battle of Olympian Proportions” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Law school alumnus Charles H. Battle Jr. will play a major role in the 1996 Olympics. Alumni News, p. 15.

“Stepping up to the Mike—Again” by John Thomas. Alumnus Ernie Harwell is back where he belongs. Alumni News, p. 15.

“Video Killed the Radio Star” by John Thomas. And Business School alumna Leslye Schaefer helped pull the trigger. Feature, pp. 29-33.

“Phantom of the Diner” by John Thomas. Alumnus Elliott Mackle haunts the bistros of Atlanta. Feature, pp. 34-35.

“A Numbers Game” by John Thomas. The 1980s were good to the Emory College admissions office. Now it’s up to Vice Provost Mel Lockhart to keep the picture rosy. People profile, pp. 36-37.

“Ferrol Sams honored by governor” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Trained as a physician at Emory, Ferrol Sams wrote his first novel to preserve boyhood memories for his own children. His writing is now a full-fledged second career. People profile, p. 37.

Profiles of: Jimmy Carter, Ann R. Stevens, Peter Hay. p. 38.

Laurels: Claude Sitton, Paul West Roberts, Lisa M. Curtis, Adam Biegel and Suzanne Morrissey, Jacqueline Jordan Irvine. p. 39.

Things Not Seen and Other Stories, by Lynna Williams. Book review by Beth Bassett. Ex Libris, p. 40.

On Doctoring, by John Stone and Richard Reynolds. Book review by Bob Carpenter. Ex Libris, p. 40.

“A Matter Of Some Gravity” by John Thomas. Enigma, inside back cover, p. 41.

Summer 1992

Prelude, by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Inside front cover.

“Welcome to the Museyroom” by Beth Bassett. The ideas of philosopher Giambattista Vico find a home at Emory. In Brief, p. 2.

“Night Moves” by John Thomas. The Business School adds evening classes at its new location. In Brief, p. 3.

“Irish Melodies” by John Thomas. James Flannery records the songs of Thomas Moore. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“Indiana Jones’ Emory Adventure.” Museum’s interior is used for TV movie. Sidebar, p. 5.

“The Honors Roll On” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. The accolades accumulate for Woodruff Scholars Virginia E. Wright and Anthony J. Prenni. In Brief, p. 6.

“Smith Named Coach of the Year.” Swimming coach Peter Smith. In Brief sidebar, p. 6.

“Fostering a Vital Synergy” by James T. Laney. From the President, p. 7.

“The Glory of the Day” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Commencement 1992. Cover story, pp. 8-11.

“Mending the Social Fabric” by President James T. Laney. A Baccalaureate address, pp. 12-13.

“The Laws of Life and Political Responsibility” a speech by Mikhail S. Gorbachev. Commencement 1992, pp. 14-17.

“Seven receive honorary degrees.” Dominique de Menil, Theodore Draper, Mikhail S. Gorbachev, Henry Cecil McBay, Kéba M’baye, Robert George Petersdorf, James Malcom Sibley. Commencement 1992, pp. 18-19.

“People-centered medicine” by Beth Bassett. As family practitioners, these Emory Medical School alumnae emphasize the doctor-patient relationship. Feature, pp. 20-25.

“Emory’s new emphasis on primary care training” by Beth Bassett. Sidebar, p. 25.

“The Accidental Author” by John Thomas. An ertwhile auto salesman, alumnus Remar Sutton has repeatedly reinvented himself and written about it for fun and profit. Feature, pp. 26-31.

Profiles of: Frances Lucas-Tauchar, Mary Lou Greenwood Boice, Richard Freer, Ora Avni, Benn Konsynski, Keiji Morokuma, Lawrence W. Davis, George T. Tindall, William Arrowsmith, Thomas W. Lyman. People, pp. 32-33.

“Alumna named to Supreme Court” by John Thomas. Law, p. 34.

“Four honored with alumni awards” by John Thomas. 1992 Distinguished Alumni Awards go to A. Gus Cleveland, Lucy S. McGough, William C. O’Kelley, and K. Martin Worthy. Law, p. 34.

“James D. Smith is assistant dean of students” by John Thomas. Law, p. 35.

“Making Emory a priority at a critical time” by Ann Woodall. Campaign Update, p. 36.

“The Ancient Trust” by Jack P. Atkinson Jr. Alumni News, pp. 37-38.

“Alumni Assembly VII.” Building a World-Class University: Students, p. 39.

“Three Emory Centenarians” by Beth Bassett. Alumni Woolford B. Baker, Nolan B. Harmon Jr., and Hermon W. Martin celebrate 100th birthdays this year. Alumni News, pp. 40-41.

“The Wall Turns Ten” by John Thomas. Alumnus George Mayo helps commemorate the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Alumni News, p. 41.

The Vital South: How Presidents are Elected, by Merle Black. Book review by Bob Carpenter. Ex Libris, p. 42.

Since You Went Away: World War II Letters from American Women on the Home Front, edited by Judy Barrett Litoff. Book review by Beth Bassett. Ex Libris, p. 42.

Spring 1992

Prelude, by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Inside front cover.

“Lorri’s Story” by Richard Eldredge. A young Emory writer comes of age (Lorri Hewett). In Brief, pp. 2-3.

“Soccer Standouts.” Soccer players, Scott Kelly and Rebecca Krohn, honored as NCAA Division III All-Americans. Sidebar, p. 3.

“Five Trustees Elected” by John Thomas. Arthur M. Blank, Frank C. Jones, William C. O’Kelley, Warren W. Quillian II, and Catherine E. Rudder to serve. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“Fried Green Tomatoes.” Catherine Larson, junior Emory student in movie. Sidebar, p. 5.

“The Evidence” by Beth Bassett. Frank Manley’s newest play is staged in New York. In Brief, pp. 6-7.

“Atlanta Project Launched” by Beth Bassett. President Laney serves on advisory board. In Brief, p. 7.

“ ‘People Are Made For Freedom’” by Beth Bassett. Conference discusses Christianity and democracy. In Brief, pp. 8-9.

“Reel Education” by John Thomas. Film studies now offers a master’s degree. In Brief, pp. 9-10.

Profiles of: Alice R. Miller, Susan Henson Frost, Julianne Daffin, Charles B. Nemeroff, W. Virgil Brown, Stephen Warren, Thomas H. English, David E. Estes. People, pp. 11-13.

“The Coming Crisis in Graduate Education” edited by Andrew W. M. Beierle. An interview with graduate school Dean George H. Jones. Cover story, pp. 14-21.

“Caught in the Crossfire” by Richard Eldredge. Working behind the scenes, alumnus John Griffin fought for racial equality during the civil rights movement. Feature, pp. 22-28.

“Museum renamed to honor benefactor Michael C. Carlos” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Going Up!, p. 29.

“Computing center plans approved” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Going Up!, p.30.

“Expansion brings Emory Hospital to one million square feet” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Going Up!, p. 29.

“Upgrade of energy and cooling facilities also yields new plaza” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Going Up!, p. 30.

“Egleston expansion adds MRI, radiology, and intensive care units” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Going Up!, p. 31.

“To sweat is human, to air divine” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Going Up!, p. 31.

“Human Resources relocates to Materiel Center” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Going Up!, p. 31.

Laurels: Delores P. Aldridge, The Georgia Association of American Institute of Architects, Richard Joseph, Campus buildings renamed to honor Sanford S. Atwood and Henry L. Bowden, Rondo Cameron. People, pp. 32-33.

1992-93 Robert T. Jones Scholars. Sidebar box, p. 33.

“Emory establishes Alzheimer’s Center.” Health, p. 34.

“Some children can manage diabetes.” Health, p. 34.

“New Parkinson’s treatment offered.” Health, p. 35.

“Breast Health Center created.” Health, p. 35-36.

“Emory Chest Pain Center saves lives.” Shelton Eubanks, minister at Glenhaven United Methodist Church tells story of impending heart attack. Health, pp. 36-37.

“Early Warning Signs of a Heart Attack.” Health sidebar, p. 37.

“Perpetrator Purloins Priscilla Presley Prose” by John Thomas. Emory police beat and reports from the Emory Wheel newspaper. Journal, pp. 38-39.

Letters. p. 39.

Calendar, pp. 40-41.


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Autumn 1991

Prelude, by Beth Bassett. An Autumn Reader: A Special Issue on Emory Writers. Inside cover.

Advanced Center for Parkinson Research established. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 2.

“The Golden Age of Athens: Georgia, that is” by John D. Thomas. In Brief, p. 2.

“A Really Big Shoe: The curtain rises on a new season for Theater Emory” by John D. Thomas. In Brief, p. 3.

Nikolai Nikolaevich Deev, Soviet scholar, is visiting professor in Emory Law School. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 3.

Gary S. Hauk ’91Ph.D. appointed Secretary of the University. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 4.

“O. Wayne Rollins: Businessman and Emory benefactor leaves legacy of philanthropy” by Beth Bassett. In Brief, p. 4.

“George Peddy Cuttino: Scholar and teacher, he served the University thirty-two years” by Beth Bassett. In Brief, p. 4.

“Edward John Smyke Sr.: The longtime aquatics director taught some 20,000 Emory students” by Beth Basset. In Brief, p. 5.

Rosalynn Carter directs task force on mental illness. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 5.

“To Build A Poem” by John D. Thomas. The work of twelve Emory poets and some talk about poetry. [Includes John Stone, Wood Smethurst, Kay Smith, Larry Rubin, Frank Manley, Lucas Carpenter, Turner Cassity, Jill Baumgaertner, Rob Holland, Nicole Cooley, Sharon Carr, Heather Dean] pp. 6-20.

“Things Not Seen” by Lynna Williams. A short story by Assistant Professor of English Lynna Williams. pp. 21-27.

“The Chosen” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Jerome Beaty’s literary selections have molded the esthetic values of a generation of students. pp.28-30.

“All Eyes.” by Mel Konner. An excerpt from the book The Tangled Wing: Biological Constraints on the Human Spirit. pp. 31-32.

“The Subtlest Play of the Risorius.” by Mel Konner. An excerpt from the book Why the Reckless Survive. p. 33.

“Hogness.” by William Hedgepeth. An excerpt from his book The Hog Book. pp. 34-35.

“Oh, my dear sir” by Beth Dawkins Bassett. Excerpts from Rotten Rejections: A Literary Companion. p. 36.

Calendar, p. 37 (Inside back cover).

Summer 1991

Prelude, by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Remembering Sonny Carter. Inside cover.

Dan Carter received 1991 Governor’s Award in Humanities. Marginalia. In Brief, p.2.

“A Journey in Faith: Susan Henry-Crowe is the new University chaplain” by John D. Thomas. In Brief, p. 2.

“Manley Lanier Carter Jr., 1947-1991” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Alumnus flew aboard the space shuttle Discovery.” In Brief, p. 3.

Thomas R. Flynn and Hortense J. Spillers appointed fellows of the National Humanities Center for 1991-92. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 4.

“Distinguished Appointments” by John D. Thomas. The University names eight to endowed chairs [Douglas C. Wallace, Marshall Perry Duke, Hans E. Grossniklaus, Rudolf A. Makkreel, William Ty Mayton , Jeffrey N. Pennell, Jagdish N. Sheth, William C. Wood]. In Brief, p. 4.

American Law Center in Moscow established by Emory University School of Law. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 5.

“Fox Assumes New Position” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Vice President and Dean for Campus Life William H. Fox will lead the Division of Institutional Advancement. In Brief, p. 7.

South issue (October 1990) wins CASE gold medal. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 7.

James W. Flannery directs Yeats International Theatre Festival in Dublin. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 8.

“Art in Exile” by John D. Thomas. A Kuwaiti exhibit of Islamic art comes to Carlos Hall. In Brief, p. 8.

Emory School of Medicine establishes Center for Geriatrics. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 10.

“A Commitment to Caring” by John D. Thomas. The Woodruff Health Sciences Center celebrates its silver anniversary. In Brief, p. 10.

Mary M. Krueger was named coordinator of health education and sexual responsibility. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 11.

David Bright named dean of Emory College. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 12.

“One Hundred Years Without Hardball” by John D. Thomas. Emory’s Eagles are back in the ‘big’ leagues. In Brief, p. 12.

“Quintuple Threat” by John D. Thomas. Cathey Goodgame is the school's most proficient women's basketball player in five different categories. In Brief, p. 13.

R. Kevin LaGree named dean of Candler School of Theology. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 13.

“Recollections of a First Commencement” by John D. Thomas. Five Years after our writer missed his own Commencement, he gets a second chance. Cover story, pp. 14-17.

“Mr. Fixit.” Charles Scott has overseen nine years of Commencements. Sidebar box, p. 17.

“Long live democracy, ling live freedom” by Eduard Shevardnadze. An address from the former Soviet Foreign Minister's Commencement address, translated by Harris Coulter. pp. 18-19.

“The Importance of Being Ernie” by John D. Thomas. The voice of the Detroit Tigers since 1960, alumnus Ernie Harwell is considered by many the best play-by-play announcer in baseball. pp. 21-24.

“After the Wall” by Denise H. Portner. In the wake of the unification of Germany, its citizens struggle to unite in spirit as well as law. pp. 25-31.

“To Save the City” by Rhonda Watts. A scholar of master landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, historian and community activist Dana White has been examining urban problems for three decades. pp. 32-38.

“War and Remembrance” by Lucas Carpenter. Vietnam and The Persian Gulf. pp. 39-40.

Calendar. p. 41 (Inside back cover).

March 1991

Prelude, by Beth Bassett. Goodbye to Rhonda Watts and hello to John D. Thomas. Inside front cover.

“Some numbers to ponder.” Statistics on University hospitals. Marginalia, In Brief, p.2.

“A New School of Public Health” by Beth Bassett. Raymond S. Greenberg directs the first in the state. In Brief, p. 2.

“It Was a Dark and Stormy Night . . .” by Beth Bassett. Students may now major in creative writing. In Brief, p. 3.

Padwa receives Timmie Professor of Chemistry Award. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 3.

Ten named to Sports Hall of Fame. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 4.

“Twenty-Nine Years Is Enough” by Beth Bassett. Poet Turner Cassity retires. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“Purdah in Pretoria” a poem by Turner Cassity. Sidebar, p. 5.

“Vintage Cassity” by Beth Bassett. From Cassity’s Books and Libraries. Sidebar box, p. 5.

[Allen] Tullos book wins history award. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 6.

“Preserving History” by Beth Bassett. Alumnus Kenneth Thomas documents Georgia’s past. In Brief, pp. 6-7.

Mellon group funds Southern studies program. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 7.

“Ellis Heber Rece” by Beth Bassett. The longtime dean of students dies at age ninety. In Brief, p. 7.

“Birth Rights” by Rhonda Watts. When should doctors and nurses continue to sustain the lives of gravely ill newborns? Although the answers are seldom clear, an Emory program in ethics helps sort out the complex and often conflicting issues. Cover story, pp. 8-17.

“Blue Baby” by John Stone. An excerpt from In the Country of Hearts. March 1991, pp. 18-21.

“Heart and Soles” by Katherine Hinds. Witty and irreverent, alumnus Kenneth Cole has made social commitment a part of his shoe business. pp. 22-25.

“For Art’s Sake” by Robert Shaw. From an address by Shaw, the Woodruff Professor of Music. Journal, pp. 26-27.

Letters, p. 27.

Calendar, pp. 28-29.

January 1991

Prelude, by Rhonda Watts. Kent Nelson recognizes his father in the October 1990 issue on the South. Inside front cover.

Alumnus broadcaster Douglas Edwards dies. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 2.

“Building the Arts and Sciences” by Rhonda Watts. New faculty in French and physics enhance the University’s reputation. In Brief, p. 2.

“New Athletics Directions” by Darryl Gossett. Chuck Gordon takes the helm of Emory’s athletic program. In Brief, p. 3.

The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing receives a $1 million gift, establishes Honeycutt chair. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 3.

Donald Hollowell honored with named professorship. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 4.

“Another First for the Lady From Plains” by Rhonda Watts. Former first lady Rosalynn Carter is named a fellow in women’s studies. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“The Wheel receives two national honors.” Marginalia, In Brief, p. 5.

“Clarity and Compassion” by Beth Bassett. The unerring eye of Billy Howard. In Brief, pp. 6-7.

“Not Tut, but . . .” by Andrew W. M. Beierle The Emory museum’s latest offering takes us beyond the pyramids into the everyday life of ancient Egyptians. Cover story, pp. 8-16.

“New Voices in the Pulpit” by Beth Dawkins Bassett. Women are now leading churches across America. Sometimes their presence comforts, sometimes it astonishes. Forum, pp. 17-25.

“Ordination” a poem by James A. Autry. From Life After Mississippi. Sidebar box, p. 25.

“From B.B. King to Broadway and Bach” by Rhonda Watts. Equally at home with the classics and the blues, Emory composer Dwight Andrews is the musical voice of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning plays. pp. 26-32.

Calendar, p. 33 (Inside back cover).


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October 1990

Prelude, by Beth Bassett. Introduces special issue on the South. Inside front cover.

Award honors alumnus C. Vann Woodward, Marginalia, In Brief, p. 2.

“The Lullwater Review” by Beth Bassett. The University has launched a new literary journal. In Brief, pp. 2-3.

Laney elected to Luce Foundation, Marginalia, In Brief, p. 3.

“Nine Professors Honored” by Beth Bassett. They are the recipients of Candler, Dobbs, Hamilton, and Woodruff endowed chairs. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

Aquinas Center receives $1 million gift, Marginalia, In Brief, p. 5.

“The New Politics of Dixie” by Rhonda Watts. Candler Professor Merle Black ponders the role of race in a changing South. pp. 6-16.

“The Essential King” by Andrew W. M. Beierle A project co-sponsored by Emory collects the papers of the nation’s “most powerful spokesman for social justice. pp. 17-23.

“Letters from Granite Farm” by Rhonda Watts. The Civil War correspondence of Edgeworth and Sallie Bird, edited by alumnus John Rozier, affirm life in the face of death. pp. 24-33.

“My thoughts were entirely with you.” Excerpts from The Granite Farm Letters. Sidebar box, pp. 32-33.

“Down South: The faces, the voices of home” by Beth Dawkins Bassett. pp. 34-39.

Calendar, p. 40.

Letters, p. 41 (Inside back cover).

August 1990

Prelude, by Darryl Gossett. Emory policeman Ed Shoemaker gets his Ph.D. at the 1990 Commencement exercises. Inside front cover.

George Jones named acting dean of the College. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 2.

“A Matter of Opinion” by Beth Bassett. What do the Soviets think of their society? In Brief, pp. 2-3.

“[Gerald] Lowrey to join Columbia.” In Brief, p. 3.

Chemistry Building renamed in honor of Sanford S. Atwood. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 3.

“Giving Peace a Chance” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. An alumnus [Stephen Strickland] recruits an army of peace workers. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

Theology dean Jim Waits is elected president of theology association. Marginalia, In Brief, p . 5.

Oxford opens Eady Admission Center. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 6.

“A Laboratory for the Age of the Cell” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. The O. Wayne Rollins Research Center. In Brief, pp. 6-7.

Health Matters“ program premieres on GPTV. Marginalia, In Brief, p. 7.

“The Industrial Aesthetic of Jet Lowe” by Andrew W. M. Beierle An Emory alumnus documents the grace and symmetry of a vanishing America. Cover story, pp. 8-13.

“Moody Indigos” by Rhonda Watts. Serious lyrics and mesmerizing harmonies mark the critically acclaimed music of two Emory alumnae. pp. 14-19.

“Details, Details” by Darryl Gossett. An army of workers keeps this annual rite from going wrong. Commencement 1990. pp. 20-27.

“We confer upon you . . .” The University grants seven honorary degrees. Commencement 1990, pp. 24-25.

“Forging a Multicultural Family” ‘by James Laney.”The healthy community of the University will take our differences and make of them something very powerful.” 1990 Baccalaureate address, pp. 28-31.

Calendar, pp. 32-33.

June 1990

Prelude, by Darryl Gossett. Emory Museum staff discover a colorful painting of the Goddess of the West on the bottom of a 2,300-year-old wooden coffin. Inside front cover.

“The right choice for the job” by Gita Smith. Veteran faculty member Woody Hunter takes the law school helm. In Brief, pp. 2-3.

“Commencement 1990.” Sidebar box, In Brief, p. 3.

“The chairman of the board” by Rhonda Watts. An Emory College junior wins the National Chess Championship. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“A: An Emory Jeopardy winner. Q: Who is College alumna and medical student Peggi Malys?“ by Rhonda Watts. In Brief, p. 5.

“The memories of Tom English” by Rhonda Watts. A professor emeritus writes of the persons and occasions of a long life. In Brief, pp. 6-7.

“Dedicating the O. Wayne Rollins Research Center.” Sidebar box, In Brief, p. 7.

“The Forgotten Civil War” by Beth Dawkins Bassett. Haygood Professor Richard Long’s anthology of black writers illuminates people and events history has largely ignored. Cover story, pp. 8-15.

“Art Commando” by Katherine Hinds. Alumnus Alan Farancz rescues masterpieces great and small from the ravages of man and nature. pp. 16-21.

“Minter’s Mark” by Rhonda Watts. As he steps down as dean of Emory College, David Minter reflects on the past ten years of rapid growth and more than a few controversies. pp. 22-31.

Calendar, p. 32.

Letters, p. 33 (Inside back cover).

March 1990

Prelude, by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Magazine welcomes new editorial board members. Inside front cover.

“Robert W. Woodruff Centennial Celebration” by Beth Bassett. A legacy beyond achievement. In Brief, pp. 2-3.

“Soviet scholars to join Emory faculty” by Rhonda Watts. President Carter is credited with breaking ice in negotiations. In Brief, p. 4-5.

“Barth appointed Woodruff professor” by Rhonda Watts. The Norwegian anthropologist specializes in biocultural issues. In Brief, p. 5.

Black Witness.” Sidebar box, In Brief, p. 5.

“Frank’s objective: top business school” by Rhonda Watts. New dean says Emory has what it takes to develop a first-rate program. In Brief, p. 6.

“James G. Lester: 1897-1990” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. His association with the University spanned more than sixty years. In Brief, p. 7.

“J. Pollard Turman 1911-1990” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Alumnus and civic leader, he served as trustee, director of development. In Brief, p. 7.

“The Nature of Teaching” by Beth Dawkins Bassett. Three master teachers discuss classroom chemistry, intellectual excitement, and the tyranny of covering subjects versus the joy of discovering them. Cover story, Forum, pp. 8-15.

“She Drove Miss Daisy” by Rhonda Watts. To thousands of Emory theatergoers, alumna Mary Nell Santacroce was the prickly heroine of Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. pp. 16-19.

“Paying Attention to Kids Who Can’t” by Rhonda Watts. They can’t sit still for more than a few minutes. They try the patience of their parents and teachers. They have no friends. A new program at Emory combines medication and regimentation to help children with attention deficit disorder. pp. 20-26.

Calendar, pp. 27-29.

Letters, p. 29 (Inside back cover).

January 1990

Prelude, by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Emory Magazines review of the decade. Inside front cover.

“A season of dreams premieres on stage” by Rhonda Watts. Director Vincent Murphy reinvents the theatrical experience at Emory. In Brief, pp. 2-3.

“Sending aloft a little bit of Emory” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Astronaut Sonny Carter carries an ancient object into outer space. In Brief, p. 3.

“‘Radiance in Stone’ dazzles with color” by John Craig. An Emory collection challenges traditional notions about classical statuary. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“The ‘fairest city’ on view at Emory” by Beth Bassett. At its peak, Syracuse surpassed even Athens in power and prestige. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“The Oxford Alternative” by Terri Thornton. Emory’s two-year undergraduate division offers an intimate setting, innovative teaching, and the resources of a major university. pp. 6-14.

“The Eighties: A Look Back” by Andrew W. M. Beierle A review of significant events in the life of the University, 1980-1989. Cover story, Timeline, pp. 15-24.

“A Singing Stream.” by Beth Dawkins Bassett. Five generations of a musical family share their story with an Emory folklorist., pp. 25-30.

Calendar, pp. 31-33 (Inside back cover).


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October 1989

Prelude, by Beth Dawkins Bassett. An introduction to the special issue, Woman at Emory. Inside front cover.

“Jack S. Boozer 1918-1989” by Beth Bassett. He will be remembered for his Christian activism. In Brief, p.2.

“Five Candler professors named” by Rhonda Watts. Endowed chairs honor early University benefactors. In Brief, p. 3.

“The importance of CHOICES” by Rhonda Watts. Undergraduate group raises awareness of women’s issues. In Brief, pp. 3-4.

“On the playing fields of Emory” by Beth Bassett. In recent years female athletes have come into their own. In Brief, p. 4.

“Emory Women” by Andrew W. M. Beierle and Chris Arnold. Profiles of Delores P. Aldridge, W. Elizabeth Gambrell, Evangeline Papageorge, Laura Jones Hardman, and Mary Lynn Morgan. In Brief, pp. 5-7.

“The Year the Women Came” by Rhonda Watts. Although Bishop Warren Candler had declared “the University should be for male students only” the coeds were admitted in 1953, and they were here to stay. Cover story, pp. 8-17.

“Women (and men) studying women” by Rhonda Watts. Sidebar box, pp. 16-17.

“The Biographer” by Beth Dawkins Bassett. The art of prize-winning author Elizabeth Stevenson looks “steadily at life as defined by time. pp. 18-23.

“A Woman to Reckon With” by Rhonda Watts. Eleanore Raoul, the first female graduate of the School of Law, was a pioneer in the struggle for equal rights. pp. 24-30.

“Women Looking at the World” compiled by Beth Dawkins Bassett. p. 31.

Letters, p. 32.

Calendar, p. 33 (Inside back cover).

August 1989

Prelude, by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Astronauts--and Sonny Carter--as heroes. Inside front cover.

“Theology school turns seventy-five” by Rhonda Watts. Candler founders “set burning a light of Christian education.” In Brief, pp. 2-3.

“This old house in Oxford, Georgia” by Rhonda Watts. The president’s home has been restored to its 1837 charm.” In Brief, pp. 3-4.

“A meeting of American minds” by Rhonda Watts. Hemispheric leaders convene at the Carter Center. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“New graduate dean appointed” by Rhonda Watts. George Jones will promote education and research at Emory. In Brief, p. 5.

“Your Basic American Hero” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Alumnus Sonny Carter — athlete, physician, fighter pilot, and astronaut — has the right stuff. Cover story, pp. 6-13.

“Eun's Triumph” by Rhonda Watts. Emory College graduate Eun-Kyung Oh, blind from birth, is the finest pianist ever to study at the University. Commencement 1989, pp. 14-17.

Honorary Degrees. Profiles of Michael C. Carlos, Robert Wood Lynn, Halfdan Theodor Mahler, Daniel Oduber Quirós, Frances Freeborn Pauley, and Louis W. Sullivan. pp. 18-20.

“The Tree That Gives Good Fruit” by James Laney. A baccalaureate address. Commencement 1989, pp. 21-23.

“More than a Renaissance Man” by Rhonda Watts. Curator and art historian John Howett draws on the creative past to make contemporary art accessible to all. pp. 25-30.

“Witness to the Human Spirit” by Beth Dawkins Bassett. Emory photographer Billy Howard has gathered words and images of people with AIDS., pp. 31-36.

Calendar, p. 37 (Inside back cover).

June 1989

Prelude, by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Emory Magazine and the University’s entire institutional advancement program garner CASE awards. Inside front cover.

“The Fragrant Past: old perfumes anew” by Rhonda Watts. Museum visitors can sample seven ancient scents. In Brief, pp. 2-3.

“How baboons play the mating game” by John Craig. Can non-human primate behavior tell us more about ourselves? In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“Two first-class tickets to Britain” by Beth Bassett. Rhodes and Marshall scholars win prestigious study abroad. In Brief, pp. 6-7.

“Taking comedy seriously” by John Craig. For classicist Bracht Branham humor is no laughing matter. In Brief, pp. 7-8.

“Acts of virtue do not go unrewarded” by Rhonda Watts. Ten Emory students are honored for helping the less fortunate. In Brief, pp. 8-9.

“The Path to Preeminence” by Beth Dawkins Bassett. The 1979 Woodruff gift enabled Emory to strengthen dramatically its standing among national universities, but much remains to be done. Cover story, pp. 10-20.

“Helping Clergy Cope” by Chris Arnold. Idealism, self-sacrifice, and loneliness mark pastors who burn out physically or emotionally. A new program offers them hope. pp. 21-24.

“Antiquarian Quest” by Rhonda Watts. Ferreting out rare volumes in Europe and America, librarian Channing Jeschke has made the Pitts Theology Library the nation's second largest. pp. 25-32.

“Solving a Methodist mystery” by Rhonda Watts. Sidebar box, p. 29

“The Legacy of Luther” by Rhonda Watts. Sidebar box, p. 31.

Calendar, p. 33 (Inside back cover).

March 1989

Prelude, by Rhonda Watts. The writer’s first feature assignments fit into the “prehistoric package.” Inside front cover.

“When medicine and law intersect” by Rhonda Watts. Visiting Robitscher professor offers an interdisciplinary view. In Brief, p. 2.

“Toward freedom from prejudice” by Rhonda Watts. Emory has a week of discrimination awareness. p. 3.

Traveling Man visits Emory.” Sidebar box, p. 3.

“A commitment to evolution” by Rhonda Watts. At seventy, the Emory Woman's Club moves toward the future. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“Going willingly to school (again)” by Beth Dawkins Bassett. Members of the Senior University welcome the opportunity to learn. In Brief, p. 5.

“Old Remedies for New Maladies” by Rhonda Watts. Emory researchers propose a prehistoric guide to good health. pp.6-9.

“Call Her Eve” by Rhonda Watts. Biochemist Douglas Wallace has identified a common female ancestor for all humankind. pp. 10-18.

“Tracing relationships with DNA” by Rhonda Watts. Sidebar box, p. 15.

“Some say Africa, some say Asia” by Rhonda Watts. Sidebar box, p.16.

“Equal to the Task” by Chris Arnold. Law School alumna Orinda Evans, the youngest federal judge ever appointed, has proven her ability to handle the job. pp. 19-23.

“An Intelligent Voice” by Beth Dawkins Bassett. As the host for such programs as “Nature“ and “The Mind” alumnus George Page embodies the wisdom and integrity of public television. pp. 25-27.

Calendar, pp. 28-29.

January 1989

Prelude, by Beth Dawkins Bassett. The story behind the photographs of the farmers of South Georgia. Inside front cover.

“Human Being, Being Human” by Rhonda Watts. James M. Gustafson leads a dialogue across the disciplines. In Brief, pp. 2-3.

“Emory named one of 'America's Best.’“ by Andrew W. M. Beierle. The University ranks among the top twenty-five in the nation. Sidebar box, In Brief, p. 3.

“Two professorships honor Asa Candler” by Rhonda Watts. Medical researcher and Africa specialist accept appointments. In Brief, pp. 4-5.

“Men's soccer, women's cross country teams triumph.” Sidebar box, p. 5.

“We were nine miles from anything” by Beth Dawkins Bassett. Students work and learn in the harsh beauty of Navajo land. In Brief, pp. 6-7.

“The Navajo are wise, and I am young and inquisitive” an excerpt from a personal essay by John Dietz. Sidebar box, In Brief, p. 7.

“A new cast for Theater Emory” by Rhonda Watts. Artistic director, chairperson, and senior lecturer make debuts. In Brief, p.8.

“Roman portraits and recipes for perfume” by Rhonda Watts. Pamela Russell's museum programs help recreate the past. pp. 8-9.

“An Evolution on the Land” by Beth Dawkins Bassett. As the nature of tilling the soil changes, some farmers prosper while others face crushing adversity. Will times get better or worse? Cover story, pp. 10-17.

“Re-evaluating Liberal Education” by President James T. Laney. Universities must do more than provide specialized skills. They must help students recognize what is worthy over the long term. pp. 18-21.

“Anchor Away” by Ceil Cleveland. Alumnus Douglas Edwards, the first anchorman in television news, retires after forty-six years with CBS. pp. 22-25.

“Watkins’ Wisdom” by Roy Pattishall. As a teacher as scholar Floyd Watkins revealed a world in which farmer and intellectual, life and literature coexisted. pp. 26-30.

Letters, p. 31.

Calendar, pp. 32-33.


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October 1988

Prelude, by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Beth Dawkins Bassett and other staff changes. Inside front cover.

“Nine appointed to professorships” by Terri Thornton. Their areas of interest represent diverse disciplines. In Brief, pp. 2-4.

“Johnson to lead computing effort” by Terri Thornton. He will coordinate and expand the use of computers. In Brief, p. 5.

“’Piggyback’ transplant is the first in Georgia.” Sidebar box, In Brief, p. 5.

“New master's in anthropology” by Beth Dawkins Bassett. An innovative program combines biological, cultural specialties. In Brief, pp. 6-7.

“Gotwals named library director” by Terri Thornton. She will oversee five libraries and more than two million volumes. In Brief, p. 7.

“One Brick from Babylon” by Andrew W. M. Beierle. Alternately ecstatic and lonely, an Alabama preacher [William A. Shelton] roamed the Middle East nearly seventy years ago in search of artifacts for the Emory museum. Recently discovered letters document his journey. Cover story, pp. 8-17.

William Shelton’s picture taking. Sidebar box, p. 13.

An excerpt from Shelton’s Dust and Ashes of Empires. Sidebar box, p. 15.

Excerpts from Shelton's letters. Sidebar box, p. 17.

“The Wisest Man Who Ever Lived” by Beth Dawkins Bassett. Fascinated by King Solomon, Candler Professor Robert A. Paul explores the enigmatic nature of his wisdom in a musical play. pp. 19-23.

“Kindness and Killing” by John Craig. The Gebusi people of New Guinea hide a dark secret behind their smiles and laughter. Assistant Professor of Anthropology Bruce Knauft lived among them for two years. pp. 24-29.

“Vietnam Remembered” by Beth Dawkins Bassett. Mathew Morris and Lucas Carpenter bring personal experience to their course on the Vietmnam war. Journal, pp. 30-31.

Calendar.pp. 32-33.




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