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    Bobby Jones at Emory
    World-renowned golfer Bobby Jones was an extraordinary man of compassion and integrity who valued education as much as he loved golf. An alumnus of Emory University, Georgia Tech, and Harvard University, he created a legacy of academic excellence and leadership that lives on at Emory today. LEARN MORE
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    Bobby Jones Program Alumni
    Nearly forty years in the making, the vibrant Jones alumni community spans the globe. In spite of distance, Jones alumni have managed to create a tight-knit group that gladly welcomes new members into its fold annually. EXPLORE NOW
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    Bobby Jones Legacy Golf Tournament
    Emory University and the Bobby Jones Program are excited to announce the Third Annual Jones Legacy Golf Tournament and receptions on March 17-18, 2019. READ MORE


Bobby Jones' capacity for building friendships between people, and across an ocean, has lived on in the student exchanges set up in his name by friends and family. The Robert T. Jones, Jr. Scholarship and Fellowship programs connect two universities in Atlanta - Emory University and Georgia Tech where Jones obtained degrees in law and mechanical engineering - with the University of St Andrews in Scotland, home of the Old Course and the people who adopted him as their own.

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During his lifetime, Jones was well known for respecting the rules and acting with conviction, both on and off the course. This steadfast dedication to integrity inspired the creation of the Jones Program in Ethics at Emory's Laney Graduate School. Mandatory for all doctoral students, the program provides a cross-disciplinary introduction to ethics for research, teaching and professional life.

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Always one to push himself, Jones demonstrated strength of will, intellectual courage, and perseverance in every pursuit. Today, those qualities inform the work of the Jones Biomedical Engineering Fellows in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering. Through a unique collaboration between Emory and Georgia Tech, these doctoral students are leading the fight against debilitating diseases like syringomyelia, the rare neurological condition Jones suffered from at the end of his life.

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