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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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July 29, 2016
SURE provides uncommon undergraduate research experience
SURE provides uncommon undergraduate research experience

Oxford’s SURE program pairs students with a science faculty member in research conducted over the summer.  An outgrowth of Oxford’s commitment to providing multiple student-research options, SURE is an unusual opportunity for freshman and sophomore students. 

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July 21, 2016
Emory sets sustainability goals for the next decade
Emory sets sustainability goals for the next decade

Building upon a decade of advances in creating an environmentally sustainable campus, Emory's new Sustainability Vision and Strategic Plan is intended to amplify and strengthen the University’s role as an innovative leader in the field.

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July 18, 2016
"We will forever carry on their legacy"
"We will forever carry on their legacy"

In the wake of the brutal terrorist attack on a popular café in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the Oxford/Emory community struggles to come to terms with the shattering loss of students Faraaz Hossain and Abinta Kabir.

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July 11, 2016
Postcards to Oxford: Hello from Greece and Italy
Postcards to Oxford: Hello from Greece and Italy

Assistant professors of philosophy Erin Tarver and Joshua Mousie recently returned from a trip to Greece and Italy, where they explored sites they hope to incorporate into a travel course in philosophy.

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July 7, 2016
Oxford students remembered in interfaith vigil
Oxford students remembered in interfaith vigil

Abinta Kabir and Faraaz Hossain were remembered for the light they brought to campus in their roles as “true servant leaders” at an interfaith vigil held Thursday, July 7, in Cannon Chapel.

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July 5, 2016
July 7 vigil to honor the memory of students killed in Dhaka attack
July 7 interfaith vigil to honor memory of students killed in Dhaka

A vigil is scheduled for Thursday, July 7, at 1:00 p.m. in Cannon Chapel on Emory's Atlanta campus.  The gathering will honor the memory of those who were killed last weekend in attacks in Dhaka, Bangladesh, with special focus on Emory/Oxford students Abinta Kabir  and Faraaz Hossain.

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July 2, 2016
Oxford mourns two students killed in Bangladesh

The Oxford College community mourns Abinta Kabir, a rising Oxford sophomore, and Faraaz Hossain, a recent Oxford graduate and student at Goizueta Business School, who died in the recent attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh.  Oxford College Dean Douglas Hicks, Dean for Campus Life Joe Moon, and Oxford College Chaplain Lyn Pace responded to the community on July 2 with this message.

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July 2, 2016
Two students killed in Bangladesh terrorist attack

Emory University has learned that two students, Abinta Kabir 17Ox and  Faraaz Hossain 15Ox, were among those taken hostage and murdered by terrorists yesterday in the attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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June 28, 2016
Postcards to Oxford: Hello from Brexit
Postcards to Oxford: Hello from Brexit

Whether escorting Oxford students to study the British medical system or visiting friends, Professor of Sociology Mike McQuaide spends time every summer in the UK.  This year he has observed the lead up to and final decision on the Brexit vote, and he files his observations here.

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June 21, 2016
Science faculty members awarded funds for 'green' labs
Science faculty members awarded funds for 'green' labs

Brenda Harmon, professor of pedagogy in chemistry; Sean Mo, lecturer in chemistry; and LaTonia Taliaferro-Smith, lecturer in biology, are three of the 13 award recipients in the inaugural Green Labs at Emory program.

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June 15, 2016
Oxford hires Tinna Gallagher as its new head women's soccer coach/instructor
Oxford hires Tinna Gallagher as its new head women's soccer coach/instructor

Eagles hire new head women's soccer coach/instructor

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June 14, 2016
Global Connections brings civil rights movement alive
Global Connections brings civil rights movement alive

A group of ten from Oxford recently hit the road to learn the history and lessons of the U.S. civil rights movement.

 

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June 3, 2016
Emory's Next President Claire E. Sterk
Claire E. Sterk named Emory's next president

Internationally acclaimed public health researcher and academic leader Claire E. Sterk has been named Emory University's next president.  

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June 1, 2016
Conferences keep Oxford lively throughout the summer
Conferences keep Oxford lively throughout the summer

Most students and faculty are away during the summer, but the campus is still lively as Oxford welcomes a wide variety of participants to camps and conferences

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May 26, 2016
Sammy Clark: A life that inspired service, leadership, and laughter
Sammy Clark: A life that inspired service, leadership, and laughter

The Oxford College community recently said good-bye to Sammy Clark 54C, its first full-time chaplain, whose life influenced countless students and touched many others with his wit, intellect, spiritual depth, and commitment to service and leadership.

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May 23, 2016
Déjà vu: Oxford men repeat as national tennis champs
Déjà vu: Oxford men repeat as national tennis champs

Members of the Oxford men’s tennis team have just accomplished a repeat of excellence, ending their 2015-16 season with the capture of the NJCAA III men’s tennis national tournament.  

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May 17, 2016
Bowen retires, leaving tremendous Oxford legacy
Bowen retires, leaving tremendous Oxford legacy

Dean Stephen Bowen retires at the end of May, leaving behind him a long list of accomplishments that have transformed every aspect of Oxford.

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May 16, 2016
Men's Tennis to Defend National Title
Men's Tennis  to Defend National Title

Men's Tennis Set to compete at NJCAA National Tournament

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May 13, 2016
A natural teacher: Eloise Carter receives Thomas Jefferson award
A natural teacher: Eloise Carter receives Thomas Jefferson award

Eloise Carter, Oxford professor of biology, is the recipient of Emory University's Thomas Jefferson Award, in recognition of her longstanding leadership and contributions to Emory's Atlanta and Oxford College campuses as well as her impassioned commitment to undergraduate education.

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