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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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October 20, 2016
Family Weekend offers a peek at Oxford life and lots of fun
Family Weekend offers a peek at Oxford life and lots of fun

The performance of a Pulitzer-winning play, a 5K run, and tours of the Oxford organic farm, and the nearby city of Covington are just a few of the activities on the schedule for Family Weekend 2016, Oct. 21-23.

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October 17, 2016
Fall play takes on big questions
Fall play takes on big questions

J.B, the Pulitzer and Tony award-winning play by American playwright Archibald MacLeish, is the selection for the Oxford student stage this fall, and it takes on a host of universal questions.

 

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October 14, 2016
Biology labs offer more than a recipe for success
Biology labs offer more than a recipe for success

Oxford's biology labs have promoted hands-on, inquiry-guided learning for more than a decade.  Newly revamped biology labs at Emory College now also support this kind of teaching and learning.

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October 6, 2016
Oxford adds new varsity sports
Oxford adds new varsity sports

Oxford College Eagle fans have two new varsity sports and four new teams to support for the 2016-2017 season.  Men's and women's golf and cross country running were added this fall to the lineup for intercollegiate competition.

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September 29, 2016
Emory ranks 17th in new WSJ/Times Higher Education poll
Emory ranks 17th in new WSJ/Times Higher Education poll

In a new ranking of top colleges and universities in the United States by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education, Emory University ranked 17th out of 500 national public and private universities. 

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September 27, 2016
Carpenter publishes new short-story collection
Carpenter publishes new short-story collection

Lucas Carpenter, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Humanities emeritus, has just published Mind and Body and Other Stories, a collection of short stories.  

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September 8, 2016
Oxford Momentum: A Word from Dean Doug Hicks
Oxford Momentum: A Word from Dean Doug Hicks

Oxford College Dean Doug Hicks speaks about coming to Oxford and the college's momentum toward ever greater accomplishment.

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September 7, 2016
Honor and Merit Lists Announced
Honor and Merit Lists Announced

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

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August 30, 2016
Memorial service honors students killed in terrorist attack
Memorial service honors students killed in terrorist attack

The Oxford College community gathered on August 28 to remember Abinta Kabir and Faraaz Hossain, who were killed in July in Bangladesh.

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August 30, 2016
Photos: Oxford Convocation and Candlelight Procession
Photos: Oxford Convocation and Candlelight Procession

Here are photos from Convocation 2016, the first for Oxford's new dean Douglas Hicks, who was the keynote speaker.  Also on hand were dignitaries from Emory University.  The evening was capped with the traditional Candlelight Procession.

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August 25, 2016
New year, new dean, record enrollment
New year, new dean, record enrollment

Classes have begun for the 2016-17 year at Oxford College, where the new dean, Douglas Hicks, gave the keynote address at convocation, the ceremony formally marking the start of the academic year.  And oh yes, Oxford has welcomed the largest student body in its history. 

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August 24, 2016
Meet the Class of 2020 by their numbers
Meet the Class of 2020 by their numbers

The 505 new students entering Emory University through Oxford College and the 1,362 entering through Emory College make an intriguing snapshot of facts.

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August 18, 2016
New Student Orientation guides students for college success
New Student Orientation guides students for college success

For the more than 500 first-students arriving at Oxford to begin the 2016-17 academic year, New Student Orientation is a six-day adventure that prepares them for Oxford and the college experience in general.

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August 15, 2016
Sophomore leaders key to new-student orientation's success
Sophomore leaders key to new-student orientation's success

Orientation for new students begins this week at Oxford, and it could not happen without the assistance of more than 60 sophomore student leaders.

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