February 7, 2003
Gray ExpectationsEmeritus centers bring retired professors back to campus
On the second Tuesday of every month, some 15 to 30 professors at Emory University meet for breakfast in a room off the university hospital's cafeteria. They discuss religion and science over biscuits and grits. They dissect A Beautiful Mind while sipping coffee and juice. They consider Enron and the economy over eggs and bacon.
Though they come from such diverse fields as sociology, medicine, history, and chemistry, the