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Black History Month events at Oxford kicked off February 3 with a National Pan-Hellenic Council Showcase.
Emory to mark Black History Month with lectures, films and more
February 5, 2020

Numerous events on campus will commemorate Black History Month, ranging from lectures on racial issues to film screenings and the opportunity to hear from the first black woman to graduate from Emory's School of Medicine.

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Oxford students, alumni, and faculty on a recent trip to the Smithsonian Institute.
Students, faculty visit Smithsonian to aid in study of Oxford whale jawbone 
February 13, 2020

A historic whale jawbone that was once thought to be a whale rib and stored in an Oxford attic is now the centerpiece of the school's science building and part of a multi-year research project that took Oxford students, alumni, and faculty on a recent trip to the Smithsonian Institute.

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Celebrating 30-plus years of MLK Scholars
Oxford celebrates 30 years of MLK Scholars, 50 years of African American graduates
February 10, 2020

For some, 50 years may seem like a long time, and for others, 50 years is not nearly long enough.

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A large fireplace and hearth are built into the south wall, with comfortable seating that invites conversation and group interaction.
Oxford College opens new student center
January 30, 2020

New buildings are frequently referred to as game-changing, but there is none for which that is more true than the Oxford Student Center (OSC).

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Volunteers glean vegetables from the Oxford Organic Farm.
Emory to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy with King Week
January 15, 2020

The life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will be honored with Emory's King Week. A series of events featuring lectures, service awards and volunteer opportunities will be held Jan. 20-26.

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Alumnus Hugh Tarbutton Jr. 84Ox presented a gift to the college to establish the Tarbutton Leadership Fellows Program in memory of his father, Hugh Tarbutton Sr. 52Ox 55B (above).
Inaugural Tarbutton Fellows reflect on experiences
January 9, 2020

A group of student leaders at Oxford College is ready to help continue a program that in its inaugural year has already had an important impact on leadership education at Oxford.

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Front Row (l-r): Maggie Gunter, Sharanya Thodupunoori, Tiffany Hung, Edward Zhi-Hua Yin, Camilla Kline, and Holly Cordray. Back row (l-r): Austin Scharf, Simbarashe Nkomo, Michael Martin, Melissa Hage, and Tasha Dobbin-Bennett.
SURE-Oxford gives students research experience
December 26, 2019

The SURE-Oxford program pairs six students with faculty members who oversee their research.

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Student gather gifts for foster children.
Oxford 2019 in Review
December 24, 2019

Get a glimpse of Oxford life as we look back on 2019. Let's reflect on a year of remarkable achievement and learning at Oxford College.

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Oxford students on the main entrance wall to Oxford campus
A strong start: Emory welcomes first students in Class of 2024
December 12, 2019

On Dec. 11, 730 students were admitted to Emory College, Oxford College or both. These outstanding Early Decision I applicants join 29 students who matched to Emory through QuestBridge, which links talented low-income scholars with leading universities, to start the Class of 2024.

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Oxford's chorale performs
Arts calendar sparkles with holiday spirit this December
November 26, 2019

'Tis the season for merry music and celebrations. Emory's December calendar includes plenty of holiday-themed festivities, as well as other exciting musical and dance offerings.

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Oxford students harvest vegetables from the farm.
From Georgia farms to Emory tables
November 26, 2019

A partnership with the Oxford College Organic Farm is part of Emory’s bold commitment to support the next generation of local farmers and provide sustainably grown food for Emory’s campuses.

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Students traveled throughout Spain.
Students explore cultural influences in Spain
November 18, 2019

Oxford College students examine how three religions helped shape Spanish culture.

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The Oxford College Women's Tennis Team clinched the NJCAA Division III National Tennis Championship for the sixth time.
Oxford women's tennis earns national title for fifth year
November 6, 2019

The Oxford College Women's Tennis Team recently claimed its fifth consecutive national title. The Eagles secured the NJCAA Division III National Tennis Championship for the sixth time overall.

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Leading the conversation were (L-R) Dean Douglas A. Hicks of Oxford College; Dean Michael A. Elliott of Emory College of Arts and Sciences; assistant professor Tasha Dobbin-Bennett; and professor Peter Höyng.
Deans' Pop-Up addresses integrating aspects of liberal arts across campus
October 29, 2019

Faculty from multiple departments across Emory met at Oxford College to discuss how the Mellon Humanities Pathways Project and other cross-school collaborations can enhance students' educational experience.

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Students visited Germany this summer
Fall play shares historic tale through a diverse cast
October 30, 2019

Oxford College's fall play Men on Boats tells a true(ish) history of a trip to chart the Colorado River from a unique perspective.

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Professor Ken Carter isn't a fan of Halloween haunted houses. But he has written a book about people who thrive on activities like entering dark passageways, with a possible demon behind them.
The psychology of thrills and chills
October 29, 2019

Ken Carter's new book delves into the minds of daredevils.

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Left, Luther E. Smith Jr., Emory Candler School of Theology Professor Emeritus of Church and Community, and filmmaker Martin Doblmeier talk about the film 'Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story' after the screening at Williams Hall.
Oxford screens film about civil rights icon
October 28, 2019

Award-winning filmmaker Martin Doblmeier took his first trip to Oxford College to help make an often-overlooked civil rights icon a little less so.

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Students visited Germany this summer
Students delve into German philosophy
October 4, 2019

Oxford College students interact with their German peers and delve into philosophy.

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Fall retreat participants at a barn dance
Fall retreat helps attendees to reframe failure
September 26, 2019

Oxford students, faculty, staff and their families gathered in north Georgia for Oxford's annual fall retreat Sept. 13-15.

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Three presidents, one stage: Emory President Claire E. Sterk and Student Government Association President Ben Palmer join U.S. President Jimmy Carter on the Town Hall stage.
President Carter fields questions from students at Emory town hall
September 20, 2019

Student Government Association President Ben Palmer, an Oxford continuee, provided a welcome from Emory students to former U.S. President Jimmy Carter.

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The newest Emory Scholars bring outstanding academic achievements, leadership, and service.
Extraordinary students make up new class of Emory Scholars
September 4, 2019

The newest cohort of Emory Scholars, recipients of the university's top merit scholarships, highlight the outstanding achievements and exceptional promise of the Class of 2023.

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Tens of thousands of book lovers are expected to visit Decatur during Labor Day weekend for the 2019 AJC Decatur Book Festival
Emory authors shine at the Decatur Book Festival
August 28, 2019

David Gowler, Oxford's Pierce Chair of Religion, will be one of more than 20 Emory faculty participating in sessions at the 2019 AJC Decatur Book Festival, presented by Emory University.

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Oxford College welcomed 474 first-year students.
Meet Emory's Class of 2023
August 28, 2019

Bright and talented, Emory's new first-year class arrived on campus this week primed to step into college life. Together, the Class of 2023 comes to Emory representing some of the nation's most promising young scholars.

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Sophomores welcome first-year students to Oxford's campus.
New initiative aims to welcome students to more events
August 22, 2019

Oxford College staff want incoming first-year students to be more connected this academic year with help from a mobile application and a new welcome initiative.

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Emory College junior Kasey Cervantes (center) holds a tiny mosquito specimen like the hundreds he is helping catalog at the Natural History Museum in London. His summer research came about through a collaboration between Emory nursing professor Helen Baker (left) and CDC research entomologist Seth Irish (right). Emory Photo/Video
Emory student travels to London for mosquito research
August 13, 2019

Rising Emory junior Kasey Cervantes is spending the last weeks of his summer contributing to a database that will help uncover when mosquitoes developed the insecticide resistance that hinders malaria eradication.

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Students traveled for 10 days throughout Spain.
Students investigate political economic realities in Spain
July 23, 2019

Oxford College students see the political economic realities they discussed in class at work in everyday life.

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Emory student move-out donations divert 87 tons of waste for a good cause
July 9, 2019

Thousands of Atlanta and Oxford student-residents took advantage of the "Don't Dump It, Donate It" campaign by contributing items to recycle, donate or compost when they left campus for the summer.

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Street art in New York City
Global Connections explores New York City street art
June 14, 2019

Oxford College students visited areas in and around New York City to study various types of street and gallery art.

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The Oxford College men¿s tennis team won the NJCAA DIII national championship in May.
Oxford men's tennis clinches fifth consecutive national championship
June 4, 2019

When the Oxford College men's tennis team won the NJCAA DIII national championship in May, they celebrated their fifth consecutive victory and set a new division record for most consecutive titles.

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Clara Perez (left) and Katya Bobrek are among six recent Emory College graduates to earn prestigious graduate research fellowships from the National Science Foundation. Photo by Becky Stein.
Six recent Emory College alumni awarded NSF Graduate Fellowships
May 21, 2019

Clara Perez and Katya Bobrek are among six recent Emory College graduates to earn the National Science Foundation's prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship, which supports high-potential, early-career scientists and engineers.

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Mawuko Kpodo and Andy Paul are Emory undergraduates who conducted original research across the humanities.
Research beyond the lab
May 22, 2019

Oxford alumni Mawuko Kpodo and Andy Paul are among the Emory undergraduates who conducted original research across the humanities.

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Oxford observed its 174th Commencement exercises, celebrating approximately 375 Oxford sophomores¿ completion of their first two years of undergraduate study
Commencement 2019 honors graduates' Oxford experience
May 14, 2019

Students celebrated the completion of their time at Oxford College on May 11 during traditional Commencement ceremonies in Williams Gymnasium.

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Kiarra Harris wants to help others through a career in nursing.
Oxford student excels in classroom, community service
May 9, 2019

Lauded for leadership and organizing service projects, Oxford second-year student Kiarra Harris wants to help others through a career in nursing. Harris is among the exemplary scholars celebrating commencement at one of Emory's nine schools.

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Tanya Davis included a link to the active learning element of her book "Vamonos al cine: Short Movies for Spanish Conversation."
CSCE library exhibit features faculty, staff achievements
May 6, 2019

The Celebration of Scholarship and Creative Expression (CSCE) library exhibit is an annual opportunity for the Oxford community to share and celebrate the creative and professional works of Oxford faculty and staff.

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Oxford students benefit from a close-knit community in the classroom and across campus.
Emory's Oxford College offers unique learning experience
May 1, 2019

Hands-on learning is a hallmark of Emory's Oxford College, where students get the best of both worlds -- a small liberal arts college embedded in a leading research university.

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Emory's Fulbright awardees for 2018 include (back row, left to right) Emily Pingel, Asha Fradkin, Julia Munslow, Jonathan Conde-Peraza, (middle row) Abigail Lopez-Rivera, Nora Sullivan, Lydia Rautman, Zachary Denton, (front row) Chebon Ryan and Hyemin Na.
Emory named a top producer of Fulbright winners, Peace Corps volunteers
April 8, 2019

Emory University is a top producer nationally of students and recent alumni who receive U.S. Fulbright awards and a leading producer of Peace Corps volunteers, according to rankings in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Julio Penaranda (left), general manager of Atlanta's Plaza Fiesta shopping center, speaks with Emory professors Pablo Palomino (center) and Vialla Hartfield-Mendez in a video interview included in the "Making Progress" Teach-Out.
Emory's inaugural 'Teach-Out' offered to a global audience
April 9, 2019

Led by humanities scholar Pablo Palomino, Emory's first free online "Teach-Out" will explore the meaning of "progress" in Atlanta and beyond. It launches April 15 and is available to participants around the world through the Coursera platform

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The grant will provide comprehensive support to humanities faculty for the development of new and enhanced curricula, classroom experiences and course innovation.
Mellon Foundation awards Emory $1.25 million grant for undergraduate humanities education
April 3, 2019

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded Emory a $1.25 million grant to support the Humanities Pathways initiative, designed to better prepare students to convert their academic pursuits into meaningful professional opportunities in a rapidly changing world.

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This year Oxford College admitted 3,432 students.
Class of 2023 takes shape
March 27, 2019

Emory's Class of 2023 admitted students are ready to shape the future.

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Oxford students help unload boxes of food at a New Orleans food pantry.
Students serve others through Alternative Spring Break
March 26, 2019

Oxford students spent a week in March partnering with service agencies in New Orleans and Memphis.

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Pearl K. Dowe will fill a joint appointment between Oxford College and Emory College.
Dowe appointed Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Political Science and African American Studies
March 19, 2019

Pearl K. Dowe will join Emory University in fall 2019 as Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Political Science and African American Studies with a joint appointment between the university's Oxford College and Emory College.

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John R. Lewis will be the speaker for the 174th Oxford College Commencement exercises
John Lewis to speak at Oxford College Commencement 2019
March 18, 2019

Oxford College of Emory University holds commencements exercises each spring to honor Oxford students before they move to Emory University's Atlanta campus.

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Ada Lovelace's mentor is Charles Babbage.
Spring play merges worlds of arts and sciences
March 6, 2019

Oxford's spring play Ada and the Engine imagines a world where art and information converge.

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The play Ada and the Engine is part of the Atlanta Science Festival.
Art, science collide in play, gallery for science festival
February 28, 2019

Science and the arts come together at Oxford in a play and interactive gallery that are part of the Atlanta Science Festival.

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A student uses the VR lab in the Oxford library.
VR project brings the world to Oxford
February 27, 2019

Have you ever wanted to fly around one of your favorite cities or tour a historic art gallery? Oxford students can do just that without leaving campus by using virtual reality (VR).

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President Jimmy Carter discusses leadership with Oxford College Dean Douglas A. Hicks.
President Jimmy Carter shares leadership lessons with students
February 19, 2019

With leadership education a core theme of its mission, it's natural that Oxford College would seek out voices of experience to help enrich student perspectives.

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Jean Stillwell worked with the US Army Signal Corps during World War II
Oxford grad helped break war code
February 7, 2019

Young Oxford graduate Jean Stillwell became part of a code-cracking cadre of U.S. women who helped win World War II.

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Gratia Sullivan unearths a bunch of radishes at the Oxford Organic Farm.
Oxford Organic Farm grows knowledge
January 25, 2019

The Oxford Organic Farm is both a source of fresh, healthy food and an outdoor classroom.

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Erin Tarver poses with a football
Emory's experts line up for game day
January 23, 2019

As Atlanta hosts the Super Bowl, Emory's alumni are stepping up in leadership roles, sports doctors are on standby and faculty from philosophy to business are figuring out the fans.

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Oxford students head to the second floor of the Library.
Spring semester brings new initiatives, events across Emory
January 16, 2019

The nine schools that make up Emory University head into the new semester with innovative initiatives, achievements to celebrate and a full slate of engaging speakers and events.

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On January 22, an evening service in Oxford's Old Church will further celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr.
Ceremony and deeds of service will honor MLK
January 10, 2019

Oxford College will honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service on January 21, the national holiday commemorating King's birth. The following day an evening service in Oxford's Old Church will further celebrate his life, an observance that is also a part of Emory University's King Week.

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A student admires radishes grown on Oxford's Organic Farm.
Emory's Best Photos of 2018
January 5, 2019

As 2019 starts, let's take a look back at 20 of Emory University's best photos of the past year. Oxford highlights include our Organic Farm and Oxford alumnus Taos Wynn.

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Pierce Hall underwent major renovations in 2018.
Oxford 2018 in Review
January 3, 2019

Get a glimpse of Oxford life as we reflect on 2018. Celebrate the highlights of this past year that include remarkable student research opportunities and renovations of historic campus buildings.

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Emory University welcomes first students into the Class of 2023
December 13, 2018

Emory University received a record 1,910 applications for the first round of Early Decision admission, welcoming 559 outstanding students to Emory College and 256 to Oxford College, including a record 32 scholars from the QuestBridge National College Match program.

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Echo Zeng, Veronica Chua and Elliot Shuwei Ji
Emory students, graduate named Schwarzman Scholars for study in China
December 3, 2018

Emory senior Elliot Shuwei Ji, Emory/Georgia Tech dual degree student Veronica Chua and recent alumna Zhongyuan "Echo" Zeng have been selected as Schwarzman Scholars, among only 147 chosen from more than 2,800 applicants around the world.

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Oxford's student a cappella group at their concert
Oxford celebrates the holidays, semester end with traditions
November 30, 2018

With a little more than two weeks left until the end of the academic year, Oxford College welcomes the return of several holiday-themed festivities.

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Phi Gamma newly renovated
Phi Gamma Hall opens, restored and renewed
November 13, 2018

In the 167 years since it was built as a space for debate-society meetings, Phi Gamma Hall has taken on many looks and played many roles in the history of Emory. Now, after extensive renovation, the elegantly plain building anchoring the northwest corner of the Oxford College quad has still another incarnation, this time as a space dedicated to academic and public events.

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The Oxford College Women's Tennis Team clinched the NJCAA Division III National Tennis Championship for the fifth time.
Oxford women's tennis clinches nationals for fifth year
November 12, 2018

The Oxford College Women's Tennis Team proved that it's not only the third time that's a charm--for the fourth consecutive year, and fifth overall year, the Eagles clinched the NJCAA Division III National Tennis Championship.

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Emory honors 12 staff members with prestigious Award of Distinction
October 23, 2018

Meet the 12 employees selected as this year's winners of the Emory University Award of Distinction. Since 1985, the annual awards have recognized staff members who make significant contributions to the Emory community.

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Oxford alumna Kinsey McMurtry talks with second-year student Jessica Park during a recent networking event.
Oxford students network with alumni to gain perspective
October 24, 2018

With close to 200 Oxford College alumni in Newton County, Ga., and thousands more all over the world, college leaders aim to help connect them with current Oxford students.

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Arsonists threaten to burn down the home of Gottlieb Biedermann.
Fall play burns down the house
October 22, 2018

Oxford's fall play The Arsonists is a deadly serious farce.

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Wherever they live, whatever their profession, Emory alumni such as Taos Wynn share a common pursuit: service to their communities. 
Stepping Up
October 8, 2018

Wherever they live, whatever their profession, Emory alumni such as Taos Wynn share a common pursuit: service to their communities. 

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Laura Asherman and Felicia Warren are among alumni from around the world who were nominated for the 2018 class of Emory Alumni Association's 40 Under Forty.
2018 40 Under Forty
October 4, 2018

Two Oxford alumnae, Laura Asherman and Felicia Warren, are among alumni from around the world who were nominated for the 2018 class of Emory Alumni Association's 40 Under Forty.

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Min Ji Choi took part in the SURE-Oxford program
7 things learned from SURE-Oxford
September 27, 2018

Recent summer days provided a perfect opportunity for Oxford students Justin Burton, Min Ji Choi, and Eden Nitza to make progress on their professional research projects with SURE-Oxford.

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Fall retreat participants at a barn dance
Annual fall retreat encourages connections
September 21, 2018

Just over 100 Oxford students, faculty, staff and their families gathered in north Georgia for Oxford's annual fall retreat Sept. 14-16.

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Barbara Brown Taylor will be speaking at Oxford College's Samuel W. Mills Peace Lecture.
Barbara Brown Taylor to give peace lecture
September 19, 2018

Georgia author and Episcopal priest Barbara Brown Taylor will be the speaker at Oxford College's Samuel W. Mills Peace Lecture on Oct. 2.

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Oxford's much-anticipated CLC will open in 2019.
New Campus Life Center rising at Oxford
September 18, 2018

Much-anticipated facility will open in 2019

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Oxford will show the film In The Name of Peace: John Hume in America.
Northern Ireland political figures to visit Oxford campus for film
September 14, 2018

Oxford College will provide an opportunity to view a documentary film on the Northern Ireland peace process and then hear a panel discussion from notable political figures from that area on Sept. 18.

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Five students are Oxford College Woodruff Scholars who will attend their first two years on Emory¿s original campus in Oxford, Ga.
Outstanding students selected as new class of Emory Scholars
September 10, 2018

Five Oxford College students are among the newest Emory Scholars, recipients of the university's top merit scholarships.

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Students participate in Oxford Olympics.
New academic year brings new events, programs across Emory
August 30, 2018

The nine schools that make up Emory University have big plans for the 2018-19 academic year. Get the stats on their incoming classes, plus a roundup of what's on tap for this semester, including new programs and events.

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Emory University's Class of 2022, including students from both Emory College and Oxford College, pose together on the quadrangle on Sunday, Aug. 26.
Meet Emory's Class of 2022
August 28, 2018

Emory University's newest first-year class, including 533 Oxford students, arrived on campus this week, eager to immerse themselves in the undergraduate experience.

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Students during a summer course trip in Europe
Travel courses take students to Europe
August 27, 2018

Classroom courses translated to real-life experiences for Oxford College students during trips to France, Italy, and Greece.

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Greeters welcome first-year students to campus
Emory prepares to welcome the Class of 2022
August 21, 2018

Later this week, first-year students will throng to Emory University's Atlanta and Oxford campuses to move in and begin writing the opening chapter of their own Emory experience.

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M.K. Healy and Lydia Bailey served in Atlanta this summer.
Emory students spend summer serving others
August 15, 2018

Four Oxford continuees are among nine Emory undergraduates who spent their summer serving in Atlanta.

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Students sit outside the Oxford College Library.
Emory ranked #1 for quality of life by Princeton Review
August 7, 2018

Emory University has been ranked #1 for quality of life, according to the Princeton Review's 27th annual college rankings, "The 384 Best Colleges" guide, based on its nationwide survey of 138,000 college students' ratings of their schools.

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Street scene in Vietnam
Students explore Vietnam with Global Connections program
August 7, 2018

Summer got off to an adventurous start for a handful of current Oxford students and alumni as they visited Vietnam for two weeks.

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Sensation seekers crave new and complex experiences such as skydiving.
Seeking Sensation
August 3, 2018

Ken Carter, Oxford's Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology, focuses on the psychology of thrill-seeking for his current research. He recently wrote about sensation seekers for Emory Magazine.

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Emory authors offer summer reads.
Summer reading: 10 books by Emory authors to add to your list
July 5, 2018

Summer's slower pace offers the perfect time to relax with a good book, and Emory authors like Oxford Associate Professor of Philosophy Erin Tarver have you covered. Add Tarver's new book on American sports fandom to your summer reading list.

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Emory President Claire E. Sterk
Sterk discusses the impact of technology in higher education
June 26, 2018

Half of today's jobs may not exist in 20 years, so Emory must prepare students to succeed by emphasizing skills such as learning how to learn, flexibility and empathy, President Claire E. Sterk explains in a new video.

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Children participate in Oxford College's summer sports camp.
Oxford campus bustles with summer events
June 15, 2018

Just because most Oxford College students take a break from their normal classes over the summer, doesn't mean the campus isn't filled with people.

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Two Emory College graduates awarded NSF Graduate Fellowships
May 21, 2018

The National Science Foundation has awarded coveted Graduate Research Fellowships to Tristan Yates and Liz O'Gorman, who just graduated from Emory College with honors with degrees in neuroscience and behavioral biology.

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Oxford 2018 graduates
Commencement 2018 celebrates graduates' Oxford experience
May 15, 2018

Students celebrated the completion of their time at Oxford College on May 12 during traditional Commencement ceremonies on the Oxford quad.

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Oxford student leader wins ovations in classroom, arts, campus life
May 8, 2018

The campus of Oxford College is small, but for the past two years it has been a large stage where Willis Hao has demonstrated the remarkable range of his talents as an actor, dancer, scholar and leader.

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Oxford commencement will take place Saturday, May 12, 2018.
It's Commencement Week at Oxford
May 7, 2018

The annual recognition of Oxford College graduates will take place Saturday, May 12, at 10:00 a.m. on the Oxford quad.

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Six honors theses highlight Emory College physics
May 2, 2018

Six seniors will graduate with honors in physics, having conducted rigorous research as expansive as hints of what happens around the universe's dying stars and as minute as the molecular mechanisms telling our cells what to do.

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Mike McQuaide
McQuaide leaves legacy of impact on students, faculty, college
May 3, 2018

Professor of Sociology Mike McQuaide retires at the end of May, leaving a four-decade legacy of impact on the lives of his students and on Oxford College as a whole.

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Ken Carter teaches an online class with Coursera
Through Coursera, Emory faculty reach broad audiences around the world
May 1, 2018

Coursera courses give students worldwide the chance to learn from Emory faculty about topics that highlight the university's commitment to helping humanity, including civil rights, understanding violence, examining addiction, responding to health emergencies, and more.

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This year, 30 participants presented their work via posters and oral presentations in the annual spring symposium April 13.
Scholars program gives students in-depth research experience
April 25, 2018

The Oxford College Research Scholars Program affirms Oxford's commitment to student research in the first two years of college. Oxford Research Scholars assist faculty with research projects and receive academic credit.

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Students visited Cuba as part of the Evolution of Revolution Spanish class.
Travel course takes students, faculty to Cuba
April 20, 2018

For some students at Oxford College, traveling to Georgia to attend school is an adventure in itself. But for a handful of Oxford students experiencing a spring-break trip to Cuba was a once-in-a-lifetime affair.

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Catherine Chastain-Elliott, senior associate dean of academic affairs, with My Father Sees, her original oil painting.
Inspired Performance spotlights faculty, staff work
April 12, 2018

Inspired Performance, a multi-media display of the creative and professional works of nearly 40 Oxford College faculty, staff, and emeritus faculty, is currently on display in the Oxford College Library.

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Conference showcases Emory's interdisciplinary humanities
April 5, 2018

The Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference explored the vitality and creative breadth of humanistic inquiry, as faculty, students and university leaders gathered to discuss the growth of interdisciplinary scholarship at Emory and ways to help it flourish.

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Student volunteers welcome the newest class.
Emory University undergraduate applications reach new record high
March 30, 2018

Emory University has received a record 27,982 applications to be part of the Class of 2022, a 16 percent jump from the previous year.

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Martin Luther King Jr.
Oxford to honor the legacy of MLK with April 4 event
March 30, 2018

Oxford College will hold a special observance on Wednesday, April 4, in tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. and in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of his assassination on April 4, 1968.

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Patti Owen-Smith
Owen-Smith's new book connects contemplative practices, SoTL
March 26, 2018

In her newly published book, Patti Owen-Smith explores contemplative practices in the higher-education classroom and makes a case for its place within the framework of the scholarship of teaching and learning.

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Oxford welcomes two Pierce Visiting Scholars
March 23, 2018

The Pierce Visiting Scholar program is an exchange between Oxford College and Oxford University. This year, Oxford welcomes anthropologists David Gellner and Dolores "DP" Martinez to campus as the 2018 scholars.

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Oxford will show a film that highlights the spread of coral bleaching.
Oxford features Atlanta Science Festival events
March 12, 2018

The Atlanta Science Festival is headed to Oxford College for the second consecutive year and is growing with two special events.

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Provost Dwight A. McBride will be Commencement speaker
March 8, 2018

Oxford College of Emory University holds commencements exercises each spring to honor Oxford students before they move to Emory University's Atlanta campus.

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Conference focuses on interdisciplinary humanities, liberal arts at Emory
March 2, 2018

Through panels featuring Emory's Mellon Faculty Fellows and discussions with Emory deans and senior leadership, the Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference will explore interdisciplinary humanities and the liberal arts throughout Emory's colleges, graduate and professional schools.

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Hugh Tarbutton Sr. 52Ox 55B
Gift will establish leadership fellows program
March 5, 2018

A generous gift from alumnus Hugh Tarbutton Jr. 84Ox will establish the Tarbutton Leadership Fellows Program at Oxford College, Dean Douglas Hicks announced today. Tarbutton Jr. gave the donation in memory of his father, Hugh Tarbutton Sr. 52Ox 55B.

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