January 2020 News Archive

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3 quotes that defined the first Democratic debate of 2020

The Conversation | January 15, 2020

Pearl Dowe, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Political Science and African American Studies, co-authored an article that originally ran in The Conversation and was picked up and appeared in the Beaumont Enterprise, EconoTimes, The Hour, Patch, Salon, Raw Story Pennsylvania Capital-Star, and Wall Street Window.

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Review: Buzz!: Inside the Minds of Thrill-Seekers, Daredevils, and Adrenaline Junkies

San Francisco Book Review | January 29, 2020

Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology Ken Carter's book "Buzz!: Inside the Minds of Thrill-Seekers, Daredevils, and Adrenaline Junkies" is reviewed by San Francisco Book Review.

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

Oxford College | 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).

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

Emory University | January 17, 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.

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

Oxford College | 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.