March 2020 News Archive

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Residential Liberal Arts Faculty and the Dissonance of Moving Online

Inside Higher Ed | March 26, 2020

Oxford College Dean Douglas A. Hicks wrote an op-ed piece about how liberal arts college faculty now face the challenge of teaching via modes and methods that they have largely spurned.

Stephanie Maddox and Frad Barry, residence life coordinators at Oxford College, welcome students to Emory’s Atlanta campus on Saturday, March 28.
All hands on deck: Welcoming Oxford students to Atlanta

Emory University | April 1, 2020

Staff at Oxford College come together to help students who can’t return home for remote learning transition to living on Emory’s Atlanta campus.

Medea brings one of world drama’s most infamous characters to controversial new life.
Spring play updates Euripides’ ancient narrative

Oxford College | March 18, 2020

Play adaptation conjures an ancient mood while focusing on a contemporary divorce.

Emory is taking active measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).
COVID-19 updates for the Emory community

Oxford College | March 18, 2020

As we take active measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), Emory University has instituted remote learning effective March 23.

One of the entrances to the Oxford campus
Social distancing key to keeping yourself and others safe

Emory University | March 20, 2020

Although everyone in the Emory community is disappointed about changes related to the COVID-19 outbreak, the best way to keep yourself and others safe is through social distancing, including moving out of residence halls as soon as possible.

The final students admitted to Emory's Class of 2024 are among the most academically talented students in the world.
Emory's Class of 2024: Extraordinary students in extraordinary times

Oxford College | March 27, 2020

As they finish their senior year sheltering at home, 5,925 high school students learned March 25 that they are the final students admitted to Emory's Class of 2024. Leaders inside and outside the classroom, they are among the most academically talented students in the world.

Emory established a fund designed to support our students facing financial hardships as a result of COVID-19
EmoryTogether Fund to help students with financial hardships

Oxford College | March 24, 2020

To help students remain focused on their educational goals, Emory University formally launched the EmoryTogether Fund — a $5 million fund designed to support our undergraduate, graduate and professional students facing financial hardships as a result of COVID-19.

Four seniors were selected to receive the Bobby Jones scholarship.
Emory announces 2020 Bobby Jones Scholars

Emory University | March 5, 2020

Emory College students Samah Meghjee, Adesola Thomas, Sarah Hunter and David Kulp have been selected to spend a year studying at the University of St Andrews in Scotland as part of the prestigious Robert T. Jones Scholarship.