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July 31, 2011
Postcards to Oxford: Hello from Spain and the UK
Postcards to Oxford: Hello from Spain and the UK
David Gowler, Pierce Professor of Religion and director of the Pierce Institute for Leadership and Community Engagement, returned recently from Spain and the UK, where he prepared for upcoming courses and did business on behalf of the institute.
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July 28, 2011
Postcards to Oxford: Hello from Indonesia
Postcards to Oxford: Hello from Indonesia
Florian Pohl, assistant professor of religion, is in Java, Indondesia, where he is studying Qur'an recitation or tajwid at a local Islamic school. Earlier this year Pohl received Oxford's Faculty Development Award, known as the Rackley-Gregory Grant, which helped to fund this project.
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July 26, 2011
2011 Emory Homecoming Weekend
Emory Homecoming Weekend, click here for more information!
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July 26, 2011
Postcards to Oxford: Hello from China and Korea
Postcards to Oxford:  Hello from China and Korea
Earlier this summer a delegation from Emory University traveled to Shanghai to begin a two-week study trip sponsored by Emory's Halle Institute. Three representatives from Oxford were part of the group and share here their thoughts on the experience.
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July 24, 2011
Celebrating Academic Excellence at Oxford
Celebrating Academic Excellence at Oxford
In a video filmed this past spring, the many aspects of Oxford's academic excellence are celebrated.
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July 21, 2011
Postcards to Oxford: Hello from Israel
Postcards to Oxford:  Hello from Israel
Lucas Carpenter, Charles Howard Candler Professor of English, recently returned from Israel, where he investigated the Israeli art scene, a follow-up to his coverage of the 2010 Biennale in Sydney, Australia.
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July 20, 2011
Historic Men's Basketball Recruiting Class
Men's Basketball scores best recruiting class in school history with 11 incoming freshman joining the Eagles in the Fall.
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July 19, 2011
Postcards to Oxford: Hello from the Battlefield and Down Under
Postcards to Oxford:  Hello from the Battlefield and Down Under
Stephen Henderson, PhD, professor of geology, has been involved for some time in research on the influence of geology on military battles. He presented some of his findings at a recent conference in Las Vegas and then left to teach in Australia.
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July 14, 2011
Harry Potter: Christ Figure?
Harry Potter: Christ Figure?
Adriane Ivey, PhD, associate professor of English, teaches a popular literature course at Oxford on Harry Potter. As the last installment in the Potter film series opens, she speaks about author J.K. Rowling's Christian themes and ponders why some Christians reject the internationally successful works.
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July 12, 2011
Postcards to Oxford: Hello from the biology lab
Postcards to Oxford:  Hello from the biology lab

The Summer Undergraduate Research at Emory (SURE) program at Oxford College provides students with the uncommon opportunity to conduct research in partnership with a faculty member and mentor. One of these projects, led by Amanda Pendleton, PhD, is focused on a biological study.

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July 9, 2011
IPLA 2011 Keynote: Dr. Anthony Ciccone

Using humor to teach and learn creatively.

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July 7, 2011
Thoughts, Notes, and Tips (TNT)
Our the first TNT online entry includes three Inquiry articles. The first two offer encouraging evidence of the vitality of Inquiry as a pedagogy, and the third provides further conceptualization of Inquiry at McMasters University.
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July 7, 2011
Postcards to Oxford: Hello from Ohkay Owengeh Pueblo
Postcards to Oxford: Hello from Ohkay Owengeh Pueblo
Clark Lemons, professor of English, has spent part of the summer in northern New Mexico, where he witnessed Native American dance performances at the Ohkay Owengeh Pueblo, formerly known as San Juan Pueblo.
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July 4, 2011
Postcards to Oxford: Hello from the physics lab
Postcards to Oxford: Hello from the physics lab
As a faculty researcher and mentor in Oxford's SURE program, Effrosyni Seitaridou, PhD, assistant professor of physics, is overseeing a cross-disciplinary research project in biology and physics.
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