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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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Arsonists threaten to burn down the home of Gottlieb Biedermann.

Fall play burns down the house

September 21, 2018

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

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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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Erin Tarver is one of five Emory faculty featured.

Tarver explores American sports industry's impact on identity

February 28, 2018

Oxford's Erin Tarver is one of five Emory scholars who are blurring lines, bridging disciplines, and pushing boundaries.

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The new Pierce Hall entrance boasts a welcoming lobby.

Photos: Oxford celebrates Pierce Hall open house

February 26, 2018

Oxford College recently hosted a campus-wide grand opening for the newly renovated Pierce Hall.

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Feast of Words toasts Emory faculty authors, editors

February 14, 2018

The Emory community gathered Feb. 12 to celebrate the 109 faculty members across the university who authored or edited a total of 115 books last year.

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Elizabeth Kiss will speak on leadership at Oxford College.

Kiss to speak on leadership

February 13, 2018

Are leaders born, or are they made? In other words, can leadership be taught? These are the questions an internationally known scholar will grapple with in an upcoming appearance at Oxford College.

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Daniel Liu plays power forward on the Oxford men's basketball team.

Daniel Liu embraces sports, small-town life at Oxford

February 12, 2018

Some students run to a big city to attend college, but Daniel Liu looked for a quieter life while in school to help him focus on his studies and sports.

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A 24-hour online fundraising challenge gives donors the chance to support student scholarship and building campaigns.

Emory's 2018 'All in a Day' giving challenge set for Feb. 7-8

February 6, 2018

Exciting projects and meaningful relationships at Emory will be celebrated Feb. 7-8 with a 24-hour online fundraising challenge.

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The Beat Generation exhibit at the Oxford Library encourages listening and touching exhibit materials.

Oxford exhibit explores Beat Generation

January 31, 2018

A new multimedia exhibition at the Oxford College Library sheds light on the time after World War II and proves how some topics can transcend time.

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Founders Week will also feature A Feast of Words, a celebration of Emory faculty authors or editors of books published in 2017.

Emory Founders Week celebrates scholarship, literature, student alumni

January 30, 2018

With a nod to the past, present and future, Founders Week kicks off Feb. 6 with a Distinguished Faculty Lecture presented by acclaimed Emory historian Carol Anderson.

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Students enjoy a snow day at Oxford College.

Photos: Oxford gets snowy start to semester

January 18, 2018

A winter wonderland greeted Oxford students expecting to start their first day of spring semester.

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Tasha Dobbin-Bennett teaches a course on the historical production of paper as well as a material from which to make art. 

Spring courses explore innovative approaches to local, global issues

January 16, 2018

This semester, public health students will learn research methods by studying water in Atlanta's Piedmont Park -- just one of Emory's many spring courses that challenge students to engage with topics that impact their own lives and those of people around the world.

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Spring semester brings new programs, events across Emory's nine schools

January 16, 2018

The nine schools that make up Emory University have big plans for the new semester, as they welcome new faculty, debut new courses and host a diverse slate of speakers, programs and conferences.

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Emory's King Week honors the life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

January 8, 2018

Lectures, community recognition awards and opportunities to help others are among events planned to celebrate the life and work of civil rights legend Martin Luther King Jr.

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Emory's Class of 2022 begins to take shape

January 4, 2018

Early Decision I applications to Oxford College jumped 47 percent from the previous year.

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Emory's Best Photos of 2017

December 14, 2017

Every day, Emory photographers can be found from the classroom to the operating room, documenting the university's mission "to create, preserve, teach and apply knowledge in the service of humanity." View 12 of their best photos of the year.

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A look at 2017 at Oxford College.

Oxford 2017 in Review

December 20, 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, Oxford celebrates the high points of a year with record admissions and student achievement numbers. Dean Douglas Hicks finished his first calendar year on our historic campus with outstanding faculty and staff. Get a glimpse of Oxford life as we reflect on this past year.

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Susan Ashmore and Kenneth Carter were named as Charles Howard Candler Professors.

Two named to Candler professorships

December 14, 2017

Two Oxford faculty members have joined the ranks of Emory University faculty with named professorships.

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A petting zoo was one of the activities to help students destress.

Healthy Eagles ready to bust student stress

December 6, 2017

Healthy Eagles organize events to help fellow students destress and practice self-care.

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Emory governance groups oppose proposed tax bills

November 29, 2017

As Emory continues to advocate for changes in Republican tax reform proposals, the university's top governance groups have contacted Capitol Hill about provisions in both House and Senate bills that would negatively impact higher education.

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Oxford students wrap gifts during a party with presents provided by faculty and staff for children in the surrounding community.

Celebrate the holidays with Emory campus traditions

November 20, 2017

Emory's Atlanta and Oxford campuses welcome the return of several seasonal traditions, including A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols on Friday, Dec. 1, and Saturday, Dec. 2, in Glenn Memorial Auditorium.

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Oxford College has an annual economic impact of $79 million in Newton Country.

Oxford impact reverberates from local economy to region and beyond

November 15, 2017

Oxford College's influence on Newton County and the state of Georgia extends beyond an educational mission of excellence to a measurable economic impact.

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Students gather in the Oxford student center to pack boxes for Emory Cares.

Volunteers help others with Emory Cares at Oxford

November 14, 2017

Whether packing shoeboxes with donated treats for children in foster care or sprucing up the Oxford Nature Trail, volunteers for Emory Cares at Oxford Service Day invested in their community and campus.

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Georgia Blossom was started by Gabriela Korobkov when she was an Oxford student serving at a local elementary school.

Emory students' nonprofit helps kids' interest in science bloom

October 23, 2017

Launched in January of this year, Georgia Blossom is a nonprofit founded and run by Emory College students focused on making and delivering flower-press kits to local elementary school students.

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This is Oxford's fourth year of hosting the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers.

Southern Circuit Tour promotes filmmaker interaction

November 3, 2017

The Southern Circuit Tour returns to the Oxford campus for the fourth year to encourage interaction between audience members and independent filmmakers.

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Annie Chappell wears the No. 20 jersey, the same as her dad's baseball number at Emory.

Annie Chappell carries on family legacy of Oxford and sports

November 2, 2017

Annie Chappell continues a tradition of excellence in athletics as a third generation Oxford/Emory student.

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Rhiannon Hubert is one of Emory's Award of Distinction winners for 2017

Award of Distinction honors Emory University employees for outstanding contributions

October 23, 2017

Fourteen employees have been 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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Touring Oxford's organic farm is one of the highlights of Family Weekend.

Family Weekend gives glimpse of Oxford life

October 18, 2017

Tour the Oxford organic farm, experience a performance of a Pulitzer-winning play, or run a 5K during Family Weekend 2017, Oct. 20-22.

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Recent gathering to honor Tom Hilchey

Fall play uncovers struggle of addiction, healing

October 16, 2017

Oxford's fall play Water by the Spoonful examines pain, healing, addiction, and what makes family.

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Recent gathering to honor Tom Hilchey

Tom Hilchey Memorial Game honors teammate, friend

October 16, 2017

The Oxford College community recently united for a memorial game to celebrate the life of Oxford continuee Tom Hilchey Ox16.

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Seney Hall

A Generous Alumni Base

October 2, 2017

Oxford alumni giving for fiscal year 2017

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Students watch I Am Not Your Negro at the inaugural film screening.

Library film screenings highlight new streaming video service

October 2, 2017

The Oxford College Library and the Oxford Film Club are hosting a monthly film series that highlights current themes and topics.

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Oxford College has overhauled how they teach chemistry with a new curriculum called Chemistry Unbound.

Chemistry synthesizes radical overhaul of undergraduate curriculum

September 11, 2017

Emory is one of the first major research universities to completely overhaul how it teaches chemistry, from introductory courses to capstone senior seminars. The new curriculum, called Chemistry Unbound, is supported by a $1.2 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

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U.S. News ranked Emory among the top national universities.

Emory ranked among top national universities by U.S. News

September 12, 2017

Emory University has been ranked 21st among the nation's top universities in the new 2018 Best Colleges guidebook from U.S. News & World Report.

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Students find a partner to join them for the barn dance festivities.

Fall retreat tradition nurtures connection

September 14, 2017

The Oxford College community gathered in the North Georgia mountains for the annual fall retreat to relax and recharge.

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Trees

Emergency preparations help Emory weather tropical storm

September 13, 2017

Tropical storm fells trees on Emory's campuses, but extensive emergency preparations help keep students and patients safe in Irma's wake.

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Eight Oxford alumni are included as Emory's class of 40 Under Forty.

Special Feature: 40 Under Forty

September 10, 2017

They're young, they're smart, and they're making their mark. The first-ever class of "40 Under Forty" outstanding young alumni gives all 140,000-plus Emory graduates forty new reasons to be proud.

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Emory University is carefully monitoring the weather threat posed by Hurricane Irma.

Hurricane Irma updates for Emory University community

September 11, 2017

Emory University remains closed Tuesday due to conditions related to Hurricane Irma. Learn how you can stay informed and safe.

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A philosopher looks at sports fandom

Erin Tarver: Exploring the high stakes of sports fandom

August 31, 2017

With the start of college and professional football upon us, the mania of American sports fandom will be on full display. Assistant Professor of Philosophy Erin Tarver's new book looks at the deeper side of what's going on.

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Emory theologian Don Saliers and his daughter, Indigo Girls' Emily Saliers, will perform together in the Oxford College Chapel on Tuesday, Sept. 5.

Don and Emily Saliers explore music, social justice for Oxford event

August 30, 2017

A father-daughter duo will present for Oxford College an evening all about music as a gift and a quest.

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The Emory Scholars were selected for their accomplishments, character and significant leadership and community engagement.

Exceptional students arrive as new class of Emory Scholars

August 17, 2017

They come from as far away as Ghana and as close as Atlanta. They have performed at Carnegie Hall, founded nonprofits and graduated as valedictorian. Get to know the newest Emory Scholars, selected for their achievements and potential.

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New faculty members bring with them a wealth of experiences.

New professors offer a rich array of experiences, scholarship

August 24, 2017

From mathematicians, environmental scientists and chemists to scholars who study literature, ancient DNA, and health care disparities, new faculty members bring a wealth of expertise across a sweeping range of intellectual disciplines.

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fall semester courses bring both new insights and historical context to critical issues, using multi-media and multi-disciplinary approaches.

Fall courses engage emerging scholarship, hands-on learning

August 23, 2017

Across Emory, fall semester courses bring both new insights and historical context to critical issues, tackling topics ranging from big data to big questions like what it means to be human and where human rights come from.

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Oxford celebrates the beginning of a new academic year.

Treasured traditions engage new faculty, students

August 24, 2017

Oxford has big plans for the new academic year as we welcome new and returning students, and faculty and staff to campus.

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With top academic scores, athletic and artistic achievements, and community engagement experiences, the Class of 2021 was selected from among a record-breaking number of applicants.

Meet Emory's Class of 2021

August 18, 2017

Emory's Class of 2021 arrives this week from across the nation and the world. Along with impressive grades, test scores and artistic and athletic endeavors, they bring diverse stories of their academic journeys.

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The nine schools that make up Emory University have big plans for the 2017-18 academic year

New academic year means new programs, events across Emory

August 18, 2017

The nine schools that make up Emory University have big plans for the 2017-18 academic year. Get the stats on their incoming classes, plus a roundup of what's noteworthy, from new degree programs to new leaders.

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Emory's academic year got off to a unique start as students, faculty and staff gathered on the university's Atlanta and Oxford campuses to watch a partial solar eclipse

Photos: Eclipse captivates Emory community

August 22, 2017

Emory's 2017-18 academic year got off to a unique start Monday as students, faculty and staff gathered on the university's Atlanta and Oxford campuses to watch the first partial solar eclipse to grace the area in decades.

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New students attend informational sessions about college life

New Student Orientation welcomes students to college life

August 18, 2017

For the 485 first-year students arriving at Oxford to begin the 2017-18 academic year, New Student Orientation is a five-day adventure that prepares them for Oxford and the college experience in general.

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Four Emory undergraduates pose with their cohort of academic interns this summer in Hong Kong.

Online course connects Emory undergraduates in global internships

August 14, 2017

Working this summer in companies around the world, students come together through a linguistics course to analyze and compare their experiences -- a model of how Emory constructs online classes.

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Students arriving to move in at their respective campuses will be joining in a time-honored ritual.

Emory prepares to welcome the Class of 2021

August 15, 2017

As first-year students move into residence halls this weekend, they will be greeted by hundreds of staff and fellow students who devote thousands of hours to help them feel at home on Emory's Atlanta and Oxford campuses.

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The SURE program fuses teaching and scholarship.

SURE expands student research experience

July 31, 2017

Three Oxford students spent the summer exploring black holes, organic farming strategies, and a new method for synthesizing molecules found in different drugs.

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The August Challenge: Oxford seeks to build its alumni giving rate.

July 31, 2017

One of the areas where Oxford wants to create an upward trajectory is its alumni giving rate.

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Susan Ashmore co-edited a book celebrating women's histories in the Yellowhammer State.

Ashmore book celebrates women's histories in Alabama

July 24, 2017

Susan Ashmore's new book showcases the contributions women have made to the history of Alabama.

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Mawuko "Momo" Kpodo, a rising junior, is among five Emory MMUF Fellows who attended daily lectures and engaged in out-of-the-classroom learning experiences during the summer institute.

'Academic boot camp' helps undergraduate scholars on path to PhD

July 7, 2017

Through the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program, students from underrepresented minority groups gain mentoring and support to pursue careers in academia.

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University faculty, students and advocates are confronting the complicated crisis of human trafficking by conducting research, establishing campus organizations and advocating for change.

Emory students, alumni help fight human trafficking

June 19, 2017

University students and alumni are confronting the complicated crisis of human trafficking by conducting research, establishing campus organizations and advocating for change.

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Global Connections explores protest, reform

June 28, 2017

A recent Oxford College trip to explore modern issues of religious protest and reform was inspired by a 500-year-old event.

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Own Oxford takes a personal approach to introducing students to campus life.

Own Oxford gives students taste of campus life

June 22, 2017

Own Oxford helps incoming first-year students form connections that will carry throughout their time at Oxford College.

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Students gather on the Oxford grad with an instructor.

Oxford's Center for Academic Excellence inspires 3 new books

June 21, 2017

Three recently completed books have emerged from Oxford's Center for Academic Excellence (CAE).

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Incoming first-year students will spend three-days on campus during OWN Oxford.

Oxford campus stays busy in summer

June 13, 2017

Oxford College hosts many groups that keep things bustling on campus during the summer break.

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This course explores American comic books and Japanese manga from cultural, aesthetic, literary, and ethical perspectives.

In Class: Graphic Material

June 6, 2017

Brad Hawley, Oxford lecturer in English, teaches a class on Comics and Visual Literacy that explores American comic books and Japanese manga.

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For parents, watching children develop friendships and interact with their peers can be a pleasure, but it can also be unexpectedly difficult.

Catherine Bagwell on Making Friends

June 5, 2017

Catherine Bagwell, Oxford professor of psychology, explores children's social development as her area of research expertise. Emory Magazine recently asked her about how to help kids be good friends.

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Myra Frady retires from Oxford at the end of May 2017.

Looking back and out on an Oxford career

May 26, 2017

When most people retire they look back on their careers; Myra Frady can instead look out on her career. Through the restored windows of her office in historic Seney Hall, there is a sweeping view of the Oxford College quad, which she was instrumental in transforming.

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