February 2020 News Archive

Horace Johnson, Superior Court Judge for Georgia’s Alcovy Judicial Circuit, will deliver Oxford's Commencement address.
Canceled: Horace Johnson to speak at Oxford College Commencement 2020

Oxford College | February 27, 2020

Emory University President Claire E. Sterk announced the cancellation of Emory's traditional May commencement activities.

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Vaccines didn’t cause my daughter’s arthritis, they saved her life

Healthline | February 5, 2020

Sarah Fankhauser, assistant professor of biology, was interviewed and heavily quoted for an article by Leah Campbell discussing Campbell's 4-year-old daughter's autoimmune condition and vaccines.

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

Emory University | February 17, 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.

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

Emory University | February 14, 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.

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 

Oxford College | 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.

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

Oxford College | February 10, 2020

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