be inquiry driven is to be deliberately and genuinely curious,” President
Jim Wagner told the Class of 2008, which celebrated its Opening Convocation,
Aug. 24 in Glenn Auditorium. “We should not so much attempt to
become learned as to become learners.” PHOTO CREDIT: Kay hinton
Wagner and fellow speakers encouraged the full house of
freshmen to seek experiences beyond their classrooms and dare to
take journeys without boundaries.
In Glenn Auditorium, Tuesday, Aug. 24, the Class of
2008 began its voyage through higher education at Emory’s annual
Opening Convocation. And voyage was more than a simple metaphor during
the hour-long ceremony; the theme of journeying, both the physical
and philosophical, wound its way through the words of each speaker.
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