March 2017 News Archive

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Pierce Visiting Scholar Talib at Oxford

Oxford College | March 31, 2017

The Pierce Visiting Scholar program is an exchange between Oxford College and Oxford University. The 2017 scholar is Mohammad Talib.

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Teresa Rivero to speak at Commencement 2017

Oxford College | March 30, 2017

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

David Gowler with students
Gowler book on parables is published

Oxford College | March 29, 2017

David Gowler's new book explores the myriad interpretations of the parables of Jesus and how they continue in relevance today.

Oxford Olympics is one of the first traditions to welcome each incoming class to the campus. With a record-breaking number of undergraduate applicants, Emory's Class of 2021 will be among the strongest ever for the university.
Emory University undergraduate admission applications soar to record high

Emory University | March 28, 2017

With a record-breaking number of undergraduate applicants, Emory selects the Class of 2021 from among an unprecedented field of bright, eager learners.

Time-lapse video shows Oxford sand mandala's creation, destruction

Emory University | March 7, 2017

Watch five days of work collapsed into a few intriguing minutes, from the first chalk lines laying out the intricate design to the completed mandala's destruction in a swirl of color.

Atlanta Science Festival celebrates 'frontiers of the unknown'

Emory University | March 8, 2017

Watch for an astronaut, zombies, a hovercraft and liquid nitrogen ice cream to pop up on the Emory campus during the Atlanta Science Festival, March 14-25.

Students on Spring Break
Students learn to serve and lead with alternative spring break

Oxford College | March 3, 2017

A week full of swinging hammers and home repair projects are on the agenda for 29 Oxford students during spring break March 6-10, and it's not from binge-watching home improvement shows on the couch. These students will be actively serving communities in need by building and repairing homes in New Orleans and Chattanooga, Tenn., during the week of Oxford College spring break.