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May 30, 2014
HHMI award will fuel new ways of teaching chemistry
HHMI award will fuel new ways of teaching chemistry

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded Emory University a $1.2 million grant to re-envision the chemistry curriculum at Emory College of Arts and Sciences and  Oxford College. 

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May 30, 2014
Healthy Oxford expo ends week of success
Healthy Oxford expo ends week of success

The second annual Healthy Oxford Expo , held the week of May 19, featured a variety of activities to support healthy living for Oxford’s staff and faculty.  

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May 28, 2014
Old President's House: still beautiful and useful
Old President's House: still beautiful and useful

The Old President's House, Emory's oldest structure and home to Dean Stephen Bowen and his wife Nancy, is still beautiful and useful more than 170 years after it was first constructed, thanks in part to the Bowens and to others at Emory and Oxford.

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May 22, 2014
IPLA advances pedagogy, inquiry-guided learning
IPLA advances pedagogy, inquiry-guided learning

The eighth annual Institute for Pedagogy in the Liberal Arts, or IPLA attracted higher educators from the region and across the United States.  The annual seminar is a cornerstone of Oxford's Center for Academic Excellence.

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May 15, 2014
Oxford psychology professor researches sensation seekers
Oxford psychology professor researches sensation seekers

Whether you're a thrill seeker, or someone who'd rather be safe than sorry, Ken Carter, Oxford College professor of psychology, is looking for you.

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May 12, 2014
Commencement 2014 sends 300 on to next step
Commencement 2014 sends 300 on to next step

Approximately 300 Oxford students received associate degrees on May 10 at the traditional commencement ceremonies on the Oxford quad.  Two prestigious awards were given, and Oxford marked the construction start of a new science building.

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May 2, 2014
Student athletes honored at year-end awards ceremony
Student athletes honored at year-end awards ceremony

At the recent Oxford College Athletics Awards dinner and ceremony, student athletes, family, friends, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate and reflect on the accomplishments of the past year. 

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May 2, 2014
Safurah Bharwani and Surina Adhav are student leaders of the month

Two sophomores, Safurah Bharwani from Richmond, Texas, and Surina Odhav of Houston, Texas, have been selected as co-recipients of the May Student Leader of the Month Award in recognition of their service and leadership.

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May 1, 2014
Emory-Children's Center CEO is Commencement 2014 speaker

Barbara J. Stoll, MD, president and CEO of Emory-Children’s Center and George W. Brumley Jr. Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine, will give the commencement address at Oxford College on May 10.

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May 1, 2014
Phi Eta Sigma Awards honors academics, leadership
Phi Eta Sigma Awards honors academics, leadership

At a recent ceremony sponsored by Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society Oxford students were recognized for their academic and leadership accomplishments, and the recipients of several important scholarships were announced.

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Commencement Address 2014
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Old President's House: still beautiful and useful
Old President's House: still beautiful and useful

The Old President's House in Oxford is Emory's oldest structure and home to Dean Stephen Bowen and his wife Nancy.  More than 160 years after it was first constructed, it remains a beautiful and useful structure, thanks in part to the Bowens and to others at Oxford and Emory.

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HHMI award will fuel new ways of teaching chemistry
HHMI award will fuel new ways of teaching chemistry

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded Emory University a $1.2 million grant to re-envision the chemistry curriculum at Emory College of Arts and Sciences and Emory's Oxford College

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HHMI award will fuel new ways of teaching chemistry
HHMI award will fuel new ways of teaching chemistry

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded Emory University a $1.2 million grant to re-envision the chemistry curriculum at Emory College of Arts and Sciences and Emory's Oxford College

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Removing old Courses from the Blackboard System

In order to improve Blackboard performance and integrity, UTS will be purging the system by archiving courses that were taught prior to Fall 2012.

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Samoni Nag is February's Student Leader of the Month
 
Samoni Nag, an Oxford College sophomore from Lenox, Massachusetts, has been selected to receive February's Student Leader of the Month  Award in recognition of her service and leadership at Oxford.
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Snow day turns into service day

When recent snow and ice cancelled three days of classes,  a group of Oxford College students volunteered for a project that gives teenage girls on the other side of the globe the ability to attend school.

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