As we look to Emory's future, we are guided by the human past. From the early days of recorded history, human beings have had to reconcile war and peace, beauty and destruction, creativity and chaos, innovation and decline, wealth and inequality, life and death. No university that is committed to producing new knowledge can ignore confronting timeless and timely questions of the human condition and the human experience.
At Emory University, this will require bringing together interdisciplinary teams of humanists, artists, scientists, and social scientists. Those teams must be willing to tackle difficult subjects, challenge prevailing beliefs, and assert the University's role in thoughtfully addressing important public policy issues. Thus, the fourth strategic theme is Confronting the Human Condition and Human Experience.
The theme consists of three University-wide initiatives:
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