March 2018 News Archive

Student volunteers welcome the newest class.
Emory University undergraduate applications reach new record high

Emory University | March 30, 2018

Emory University has received a record 27,982 applications to be part of the Class of 2022, a 16 percent jump from the previous year.

Martin Luther King Jr.
Oxford to honor the legacy of MLK with April 4 event

Oxford College | March 30, 2018

Oxford College will hold a special observance on Wednesday, April 4, in tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. and in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of his assassination on April 4, 1968.

Patti Owen-Smith
Owen-Smith's new book connects contemplative practices, SoTL

Oxford College | March 26, 2018

In her newly published book, Patti Owen-Smith explores contemplative practices in the higher-education classroom and makes a case for its place within the framework of the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Two Oxfords
Oxford welcomes two Pierce Visiting Scholars

Oxford College | March 23, 2018

The Pierce Visiting Scholar program is an exchange between Oxford College and Oxford University. This year, Oxford welcomes anthropologists David Gellner and Dolores "DP" Martinez to campus as the 2018 scholars.

Dwight A. McBride will deliver the keynote address at Oxford's 173rd commencement exercises.
Provost Dwight A. McBride will be Commencement speaker

Oxford College | March 8, 2018

Oxford College of Emory University holds commencements exercises each spring to honor Oxford students before they move to Emory University's Atlanta campus.

Oxford will show a film that highlights the spread of coral bleaching.
Oxford features Atlanta Science Festival events

Oxford College | March 12, 2018

The Atlanta Science Festival is headed to Oxford College for the second consecutive year and is growing with two special events.

Conference focuses on interdisciplinary humanities, liberal arts at Emory

Emory University | March 7, 2018

Through panels featuring Emory's Mellon Faculty Fellows and discussions with Emory deans and senior leadership, the Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference will explore interdisciplinary humanities and the liberal arts throughout Emory's colleges, graduate and professional schools.

Hugh Tarbutton Sr. 52Ox 55B
Gift will establish leadership fellows program

Oxford College | March 5, 2018

A generous gift from alumnus Hugh Tarbutton Jr. 84Ox will establish the Tarbutton Leadership Fellows Program at Oxford College, Dean Douglas Hicks announced today. Tarbutton Jr. gave the donation in memory of his father, Hugh Tarbutton Sr. 52Ox 55B.