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February 22, 2017
Spring play explores intense themes within humor of Big Love
Spring play explores intense themes within humor of 'Big Love'

Oxford's spring play Big Love by Charles Mee contains the elements that make theater powerful—challenging themes, lots of humor and characters students can bring to life.

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February 20, 2017
Tibetan sand mandala in construction at Oxford’s library
Tibetan sand mandala in construction at Oxford’s library

Tibetan monk artists are constructing a sand mandala painting in the Oxford College Library February 20 through 24, and those who cannot be present in person can view it remotely via a web-camera link.

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February 14, 2017
Emerging Leaders Summit speaker energizes attendees to find their 'why'
Emerging Leaders Summit speaker energizes attendees to find their 'why'

Justin Jones-Fosu brought his high-energy and engaging presentation style to Oxford College's Emerging Leaders Summit to address the overall theme "More Action, Less Title."

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February 9, 2017
Emory inaugurates Claire E. Sterk as university's 20th president
Emory inaugurates Claire E. Sterk as university's 20th president

In a ceremony honoring both Emory's rich history and the bright promise of a bold future, Claire E. Sterk was inaugurated Wednesday morning as the university's 20th president.

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February 7, 2017
Oxford lights the way for President Sterk's inauguration
Oxford lights the way for President Sterk's inauguration

Events celebrating President Claire E. Sterk's inauguration as Emory's 20th president got underway Monday evening with a candle-lit tour of Oxford, Emory's historic, original campus. 

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February 6, 2017
Chaplain's DMin Project Fosters Close Encounters with Community
Chaplain's DMin Project Fosters Close Encounters with Community

Oxford Chaplain Lyn Pace’s American Studies elective class served as his final project as a student in Emory's Candler School of Theology’s Doctor of Ministry program.

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February 1, 2017
Feast of Words celebrates Emory authors, editors
Feast of Words celebrates Emory authors, editors

Pierce Professor of Religion David Gowler, Associate Professor of Anthropology Alicia DeNicola, and Charles Howard Candler Professor of Humanities Emeritus Lucas Carpenter are among the 113 Emory faculty who will be honored at the annual Feast of Words on Feb. 6.

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January 31, 2017
Emory responds to concerns over federal travel restrictions
Emory responds to concerns over federal travel restrictions

Emory University President Claire E. Sterk sent this message via email to the Emory community on Jan. 29.

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January 20, 2017
Emory presidential inauguration events link university's past, present and bold future
Emory inauguration events link university's past, present and future

Inauguration events for Emory President Claire E. Sterk as the university’s 20th president will begin with a walking tour on Feb. 6 about the rich history at Oxford College, where Emory was founded. 

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January 17, 2017
University Courses take on challenging, interdisciplinary topics
University Courses take on challenging, interdisciplinary topics

One of this spring’s courses will unite students on the Oxford College and Atlanta campuses, with classes live-streamed to both locations simultaneously.

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January 14, 2017
Emory honors Martin Luther King Jr. through community service, special events
Emory honors Martin Luther King Jr. through community service, special events

Emory's annual King Week celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. includes a celebration at Oxford College at Old Church.

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January 13, 2017
Local community is focus of this year’s MLK Day of Service
Local community is focus of this year’s MLK  Day of Service

Making an impact in your own backyard through service could be the unofficial theme of this year’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, given the event’s intentional focus on projects within the city limits of Oxford.   

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January 10, 2017
Welcome to spring (semester)
Welcome to spring (semester)

Spring semester 2017 has begun, bringing the opening of a new dining hall, the launch of a new strategic plan, and a panoply of cultural offerings.  

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January 6, 2017
Carter among 10 inspiring Emory stories from 2016
Carter among 10 inspiring Emory stories from 2016

Oxford College biology professor Eloise Carter is one of 10 individuals and families from across the university who inspired us this year.

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December 21, 2016
Early decision applications show positive trends for undergraduate admissions
Early decision applications show positive trends for undergraduate admissions

The first wave of early decision applications from high school students who want to attend Emory University shows an 11 percent increase for the Class of 2021.

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December 18, 2016
Latest Honor and Merit Lists announced
Latest Honor and Merit Lists announced

Calculations are complete for student performance in fall semester 2016, and the lists of those who achieved Honor and Merit status have been announced.

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December 7, 2016
Faraaz Hossain honored with social justice award
Faraaz Hossain honored with social justice award

Faraaz Hossain, an Oxford College graduate who died this summer during a terror attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh, has been awarded the 2016 Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice.

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December 6, 2016
Oxford finds ways to give back
Oxford finds ways to give back

Oxford's faculty, staff, and students join their colleagues on Emory's Atlanta campus in giving back to the community during the year-end holidays.

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November 28, 2016
Emory, Oxford events celebrate the season
Emory, Oxford events celebrate the season

Traditions of the year-end holidays abound across the university.  At Oxford, these include concerts by the Oxford Chorale, a performance by Dance Oxford, and Southern Folk Advent.

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November 22, 2016
Local history and residents teach leadership and community
Local history and residents teach leadership and community

A course in American studies is teaching Oxford students about what community is and specifically what the city/community of Oxford is, and local residents are an important part of the syllabus.

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