2021 News

Jerry Tang
Oxford sophomore receives prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Oxford College | April 23, 2021

The Oxford community is celebrating the announcement that Jerry Tang 21Ox is a winner of the Goldwater Scholarship, the top national scholarship for undergraduates studying math, natural sciences, and engineering.

Charlotte Wang
Wang among Emory seniors selected for National Science Foundation fellowships

Oxford College | April 22, 2021

The National Science Foundation has awarded coveted Graduate Research Fellowships to several Emory students and recent graduates, including Emory College senior Charlotte Wang 19Ox 21C.

Emory University entrance sign
Emory president responds to guilty verdict in murder of George Floyd

Emory University | April 21, 2021

“Although there was accountability today, there is still much left to be done,” President Gregory L. Fenves says, noting that at Emory “we have a responsibility to use our knowledge and talents and lead with our values.” Read his full statement.

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A letter from Emory deans in response to George Floyd murder verdict

Oxford College | April 21, 2021

The deans of Emory University, including Oxford College Dean Douglas A. Hicks, sent the following message to the Emory community on April 21.

Jim Curran
Oxford Commencement features Rollins Dean Curran, Ga. Sen. Warnock

Oxford College | April 16, 2021

Oxford College will hold its 176th Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 15, at 10:00 a.m. Along with all of Emory University, Oxford will hold the ceremony in Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center. James W. Curran, dean of Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, will deliver the Commencement address.

The final students admitted to Emory's Class of 2025 are drawn from the largest and most diverse applicant pool in the university's history.
Class of 2025: Most diverse applicant pool in Emory's history

Oxford College | March 25, 2021

On March 24, Emory University offered admission to the final group of first-year students invited to join the undergraduate Class of 2025.

Catherine Bagwell with an Oxford student
Discovering Oxford’s signature academic experience

Oxford College | March 29, 2021

When it comes to building a campus community, Oxford College prioritizes getting first-year students involved and connected as soon as they arrive on campus.

Oxford College Dean Doug Hicks in front of the Dining Hall fireplace
A Letter from Dean Hicks on Return to Campus in Fall 2021

Oxford College | March 24, 2021

Dean Douglas A. Hicks addresses Oxford students on in-person learning and working experiences for Fall 2021.

U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in Emory’s Convocation Hall
President Biden, Vice President Harris visit Emory campus

Oxford College | March 22, 2021

Emory hosted U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on March 19 for a meeting with Asian American community leaders in the wake of the Atlanta-area spa shootings.

Yazmina Sarieh
Luce Scholar Yaza Sarieh 18Ox 20C thanks Oxford mentors

Oxford College | March 12, 2021

The roots of a prestigious scholarship and an upcoming study in Asia were nourished at Oxford College. 

Pablo Palomino
Feast of Words virtually celebrates Emory faculty authors and editors

Oxford College | March 3, 2021

Three Oxford College faculty members were represented at the annual Feast of Words: Devon Goss, David Gowler, and Pablo Palomino.

Pearl Dowe
Dowe named to Kamala Harris Project’s advisory board

Oxford College | February 16, 2021

Pearl Dowe, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of African American Studies and Political Science, has been selected as a member of the inaugural advisory board of the Kamala Harris Project.

The Oxford quad with string lights and fire pits surrounded by chairs
Hygge is the Oxford family

Oxford College | February 15, 2021

New Campus Life initiative at Oxford seeks to bring connection and comfort to remote-learning and on-campus students.

Taos Wynn
Emory commemorates Black History Month with events throughout February

Emory University | February 5, 2021

Departments across Emory will host numerous virtual activities during February in recognition of Black History Month, including panel discussions, a film screening and conversations with artists and authors.

Students in Alix Olson's class
Emory students, faculty collaborate with Atlanta artists to inspire change

Oxford College | January 28, 2021

As part of Emory’s new Arts and Social Justice Fellows program, Oxford Professor Alix Olson and visual artist Shanequa Gay collaborated with students in their course to create a visual quilt and spoken word poem about feminist modes of activism.

Pearl K. Dowe
Voices for Equity and Justice: Pearl K. Dowe

Oxford College | January 8, 2021

Pearl Dowe, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Political Science and African American Studies at Oxford and Emory College, and other Black leaders at Emory speak out about this pivotal moment of racial reckoning.

Students sit in Adirondack chairs on the Oxford quad.
2020 in review: Photos from the pandemic

Oxford College | January 5, 2021

Through photos and headlines, see how Emory students, faculty, and staff responded to an extraordinary year with resilience and resolve.