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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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November 18, 2016
Global internship program takes liberal arts into the workplace
Global internship program takes liberal arts into the workplace

Yasmeen Wermers 16Ox traveled to Singapore over the summer to work at a startup incubator in the tech district as one of 20 students in the first cohort of Emory's new global internship program.

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November 16, 2016
Southern Circuit Tour engages audiences with films
Southern Circuit Tour engages audiences with films

Poets and playwrights in jail and an all-female Middle Eastern car racing team will fill the screen when Oxford hosts the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers.

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November 15, 2016
Emory experts address election outcome
Emory experts address election outcome

Dean Douglas Hicks weighs in on the historic contest and the impact Donald Trump's presidency may have on key issues facing the country.

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November 9, 2016
Emory Cares at Oxford expects record turnout
Emory Cares at Oxford expects record turnout

Whether packing shoeboxes with donated treats and supplies for children in foster care or sprucing up the Oxford Nature Trail, volunteers for Emory Cares at Oxford Service Day will impact their community on Saturday, Nov. 12.

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November 3, 2016
Flexible work options are widespread, popular at Emory
Flexible work options are widespread, popular at Emory

More Emory staff than ever before are using a wide range of flexible work options, including telecommuting, flexible schedules, swapping shifts and working compressed workweeks.

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October 31, 2016
Alumni bring professional know-how back to Oxford
Alumni bring professional know-how back to Oxford

What do a doctor turned writer, a TV executive and a lawyer have in common? All three Oxford alumni share their professional lives in campus lectures.

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October 25, 2016
Shay speaks on leadership lessons from Homer
Shay speaks on leadership lessons from Homer

Jonathan Shay shared insights on what Homer can teach us about leadership when he spoke at Oxford's Tarbutton Theater.

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October 24, 2016
Women's tennis: national champs again
Women's tennis: national champs again

The Oxford College women’s tennis team has captured the NJCAA Division III national championship for the second year in a row and the third time since 2011. 

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