September 2017 News Archive

Oxford College has overhauled how they teach chemistry with a new curriculum called Chemistry Unbound.
Chemistry synthesizes radical overhaul of undergraduate curriculum
September 11, 2017

Emory is one of the first major research universities to completely overhaul how it teaches chemistry, from introductory courses to capstone senior seminars. The new curriculum, called Chemistry Unbound, is supported by a $1.2 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

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U.S. News ranked Emory among the top national universities.
Emory ranked among top national universities by U.S. News
September 12, 2017

Emory University has been ranked 21st among the nation's top universities in the new 2018 Best Colleges guidebook from U.S. News & World Report.

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Students find a partner to join them for the barn dance festivities.
Fall retreat tradition nurtures connection
September 14, 2017

The Oxford College community gathered in the North Georgia mountains for the annual fall retreat to relax and recharge.

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Emergency preparations help Emory weather tropical storm
September 13, 2017

Tropical storm fells trees on Emory's campuses, but extensive emergency preparations help keep students and patients safe in Irma's wake.

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Eight Oxford alumni are included as Emory's class of 40 Under Forty.
Special Feature: 40 Under Forty
September 10, 2017

They're young, they're smart, and they're making their mark. The first-ever class of "40 Under Forty" outstanding young alumni gives all 140,000-plus Emory graduates forty new reasons to be proud.

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Emory University is carefully monitoring the weather threat posed by Hurricane Irma.
Hurricane Irma updates for Emory University community
September 11, 2017

Emory University remains closed Tuesday due to conditions related to Hurricane Irma. Learn how you can stay informed and safe.

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A philosopher looks at sports fandom
Erin Tarver: Exploring the high stakes of sports fandom
August 31, 2017

With the start of college and professional football upon us, the mania of American sports fandom will be on full display. Assistant Professor of Philosophy Erin Tarver's new book looks at the deeper side of what's going on.

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Emory theologian Don Saliers and his daughter, Indigo Girls' Emily Saliers, will perform together in the Oxford College Chapel on Tuesday, Sept. 5.
Don and Emily Saliers explore music, social justice for Oxford event
August 30, 2017

A father-daughter duo will present for Oxford College an evening all about music as a gift and a quest.

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