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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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