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

Oxford College | February 27, 2020

Oxford College will hold its 175th Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 9, at 10 a.m. on the college quad. Horace Johnson, Superior Court Judge for Georgia’s Alcovy Judicial Circuit, will deliver the Commencement address.

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.

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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.

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).

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

Oxford students on the main entrance wall to Oxford campus
A strong start: Emory welcomes first students in Class of 2024

Emory University | December 13, 2019

On Dec. 11, 730 students were admitted to Emory College, Oxford College or both. These outstanding Early Decision I applicants join 29 students who matched to Emory through QuestBridge, which links talented low-income scholars with leading universities, to start the Class of 2024.

Oxford's chorale performs
Arts calendar sparkles with holiday spirit this December

Emory University | December 3, 2019

'Tis the season for merry music and celebrations. Emory's December calendar includes plenty of holiday-themed festivities, as well as other exciting musical and dance offerings.

Oxford students harvest vegetables from the farm.
From Georgia farms to Emory tables

Oxford College | November 26, 2019

A partnership with the Oxford College Organic Farm is part of Emory’s bold commitment to support the next generation of local farmers and provide sustainably grown food for Emory’s campuses.

Students traveled throughout Spain.
Students explore cultural influences in Spain

Oxford College | November 18, 2019

Oxford College students examine how three religions helped shape Spanish culture.

The Oxford College Women's Tennis Team clinched the NJCAA Division III National Tennis Championship for the sixth time.
Oxford women's tennis earns national title for fifth year

Oxford College | November 6, 2019

The Oxford College Women's Tennis Team recently claimed its fifth consecutive national title. The Eagles secured the NJCAA Division III National Tennis Championship for the sixth time overall.

Leading the conversation were (L-R) Dean Douglas A. Hicks of Oxford College; Dean Michael A. Elliott of Emory College of Arts and Sciences; assistant professor Tasha Dobbin-Bennett; and professor Peter Höyng.
Deans' Pop-Up addresses integrating aspects of liberal arts across campus

Emory University | November 5, 2019

Faculty from multiple departments across Emory met at Oxford College to discuss how the Mellon Humanities Pathways Project and other cross-school collaborations can enhance students' educational experience.

Students visited Germany this summer
Fall play shares historic tale through a diverse cast

Oxford College | October 30, 2019

Oxford College's fall play Men on Boats tells a true(ish) history of a trip to chart the Colorado River from a unique perspective.

Professor Ken Carter isn't a fan of Halloween haunted houses. But he has written a book about people who thrive on activities like entering dark passageways, with a possible demon behind them.
The psychology of thrills and chills

Oxford College | October 29, 2019

Ken Carter's new book delves into the minds of daredevils.

Left, Luther E. Smith Jr., Emory Candler School of Theology Professor Emeritus of Church and Community, and filmmaker Martin Doblmeier talk about the film 'Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story' after the screening at Williams Hall.
Oxford screens film about civil rights icon

Oxford College | October 28, 2019

Award-winning filmmaker Martin Doblmeier took his first trip to Oxford College to help make an often-overlooked civil rights icon a little less so.

Students visited Germany this summer
Students delve into German philosophy

Oxford College | October 4, 2019

Oxford College students interact with their German peers and delve into philosophy.

Fall retreat participants at a barn dance
Fall retreat helps attendees to reframe failure

Oxford College | September 26, 2019

Oxford students, faculty, staff and their families gathered in north Georgia for Oxford's annual fall retreat Sept. 13-15.

Three presidents, one stage: Emory President Claire E. Sterk and Student Government Association President Ben Palmer join U.S. President Jimmy Carter on the Town Hall stage.
President Carter fields questions from students at Emory town hall

Oxford College | September 20, 2019

Student Government Association President Ben Palmer, an Oxford continuee, provided a welcome from Emory students to former U.S. President Jimmy Carter.

The newest Emory Scholars bring outstanding academic achievements, leadership, and service.
Extraordinary students make up new class of Emory Scholars

Oxford College | September 4, 2019

The newest cohort of Emory Scholars, recipients of the university's top merit scholarships, highlight the outstanding achievements and exceptional promise of the Class of 2023.

Tens of thousands of book lovers are expected to visit Decatur during Labor Day weekend for the 2019 AJC Decatur Book Festival
Emory authors shine at the Decatur Book Festival

Oxford College | August 28, 2019

David Gowler, Oxford's Pierce Chair of Religion, will be one of more than 20 Emory faculty participating in sessions at the 2019 AJC Decatur Book Festival, presented by Emory University.

Oxford College welcomed 474 first-year students.
Meet Emory's Class of 2023

Oxford College | August 28, 2019

Bright and talented, Emory's new first-year class arrived on campus this week primed to step into college life. Together, the Class of 2023 comes to Emory representing some of the nation's most promising young scholars.

Sophomores welcome first-year students to Oxford's campus.
New initiative aims to welcome students to more events

Oxford College | August 22, 2019

Oxford College staff want incoming first-year students to be more connected this academic year with help from a mobile application and a new welcome initiative.

Emory College junior Kasey Cervantes (center) holds a tiny mosquito specimen like the hundreds he is helping catalog at the Natural History Museum in London. His summer research came about through a collaboration between Emory nursing professor Helen Baker (left) and CDC research entomologist Seth Irish (right). Emory Photo/Video
Emory student travels to London for mosquito research

Emory University | August 15, 2019

Rising Emory junior Kasey Cervantes is spending the last weeks of his summer contributing to a database that will help uncover when mosquitoes developed the insecticide resistance that hinders malaria eradication.

Students traveled for 10 days throughout Spain.
Students investigate political economic realities in Spain

Oxford College | July 23, 2019

Oxford College students see the political economic realities they discussed in class at work in everyday life.

Emory student move-out donations divert 87 tons of waste for a good cause

Emory University | July 12, 2019

Thousands of Atlanta and Oxford student-residents took advantage of the "Don't Dump It, Donate It" campaign by contributing items to recycle, donate or compost when they left campus for the summer.

Street art in New York City
Global Connections explores New York City street art

Oxford College | June 14, 2019

Oxford College students visited areas in and around New York City to study various types of street and gallery art.

The Oxford College men's tennis team won the NJCAA DIII national championship in May.
Oxford men's tennis clinches fifth consecutive national championship

Oxford College | June 4, 2019

When the Oxford College men's tennis team won the NJCAA DIII national championship in May, they celebrated their fifth consecutive victory and set a new division record for most consecutive titles.

Mawuko Kpodo and Andy Paul are Emory undergraduates who conducted original research across the humanities.
Research beyond the lab

Oxford College | May 22, 2019

Oxford alumni Mawuko Kpodo and Andy Paul are among the Emory undergraduates who conducted original research across the humanities.

Oxford observed its 174th Commencement exercises, celebrating approximately 375 Oxford sophomores' completion of their first two years of undergraduate study
Commencement 2019 honors graduates' Oxford experience

Oxford College | May 14, 2019

Students celebrated the completion of their time at Oxford College on May 11 during traditional Commencement ceremonies in Williams Gymnasium.

Kiarra Harris wants to help others through a career in nursing.
Oxford student excels in classroom, community service

Oxford College | May 9, 2019

Lauded for leadership and organizing service projects, Oxford second-year student Kiarra Harris wants to help others through a career in nursing. Harris is among the exemplary scholars celebrating commencement at one of Emory's nine schools.

Tanya Davis included a link to the active learning element of her book "Vamonos al cine: Short Movies for Spanish Conversation."
CSCE library exhibit features faculty, staff achievements

Oxford College | May 6, 2019

The Celebration of Scholarship and Creative Expression (CSCE) library exhibit is an annual opportunity for the Oxford community to share and celebrate the creative and professional works of Oxford faculty and staff.

Oxford students benefit from a close-knit community in the classroom and across campus.
Emory's Oxford College offers unique learning experience

Oxford College | May 1, 2019

Hands-on learning is a hallmark of Emory's Oxford College, where students get the best of both worlds -- a small liberal arts college embedded in a leading research university.

Emory's Fulbright awardees for 2018 include (back row, left to right) Emily Pingel, Asha Fradkin, Julia Munslow, Jonathan Conde-Peraza, (middle row) Abigail Lopez-Rivera, Nora Sullivan, Lydia Rautman, Zachary Denton, (front row) Chebon Ryan and Hyemin Na.
Emory named a top producer of Fulbright winners, Peace Corps volunteers

Emory University | April 22, 2019

Emory University is a top producer nationally of students and recent alumni who receive U.S. Fulbright awards and a leading producer of Peace Corps volunteers, according to rankings in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Julio Penaranda (left), general manager of Atlanta's Plaza Fiesta shopping center, speaks with Emory professors Pablo Palomino (center) and Vialla Hartfield-Mendez in a video interview included in the "Making Progress" Teach-Out.
Emory's inaugural 'Teach-Out' offered to a global audience

Emory University | April 15, 2019

Led by humanities scholar Pablo Palomino, Emory's first free online "Teach-Out" will explore the meaning of "progress" in Atlanta and beyond. It launches April 15 and is available to participants around the world through the Coursera platform

The grant will provide comprehensive support to humanities faculty for the development of new and enhanced curricula, classroom experiences and course innovation.
Mellon Foundation awards Emory $1.25 million grant for undergraduate humanities education

Emory University | April 4, 2019

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded Emory a $1.25 million grant to support the Humanities Pathways initiative, designed to better prepare students to convert their academic pursuits into meaningful professional opportunities in a rapidly changing world.

A student uses the VR lab in the Oxford library.
VR project brings the world to Oxford

Oxford College | February 27, 2019

Have you ever wanted to fly around one of your favorite cities or tour a historic art gallery? Oxford students can do just that without leaving campus by using virtual reality (VR).

President Jimmy Carter discusses leadership with Oxford College Dean Douglas A. Hicks.
President Jimmy Carter shares leadership lessons with students

Oxford College | February 19, 2019

With leadership education a core theme of its mission, it's natural that Oxford College would seek out voices of experience to help enrich student perspectives.

Jean Stillwell worked with the US Army Signal Corps during World War II
Oxford grad helped break war code

Oxford College | February 7, 2019

Young Oxford graduate Jean Stillwell became part of a code-cracking cadre of U.S. women who helped win World War II.

Gratia Sullivan unearths a bunch of radishes at the Oxford Organic Farm.
Oxford Organic Farm grows knowledge

Oxford College | January 25, 2019

The Oxford Organic Farm is both a source of fresh, healthy food and an outdoor classroom.

Erin Tarver poses with a football
Emory's experts line up for game day

Oxford College | January 23, 2019

As Atlanta hosts the Super Bowl, Emory's alumni are stepping up in leadership roles, sports doctors are on standby and faculty from philosophy to business are figuring out the fans.

Oxford students head to the second floor of the Library.
Spring semester brings new initiatives, events across Emory

Emory University | January 17, 2019

The nine schools that make up Emory University head into the new semester with innovative initiatives, achievements to celebrate and a full slate of engaging speakers and events.

On January 22, an evening service in Oxford's Old Church will further celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr.
Ceremony and deeds of service will honor MLK

Oxford College | January 10, 2019

Oxford College will honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service on January 21, the national holiday commemorating King's birth. The following day an evening service in Oxford's Old Church will further celebrate his life, an observance that is also a part of Emory University's King Week.

A student admires radishes grown on Oxford's Organic Farm.
Emory's Best Photos of 2018

Oxford College | January 5, 2019

As 2019 starts, let's take a look back at 20 of Emory University's best photos of the past year. Oxford highlights include our Organic Farm and Oxford alumnus Taos Wynn.

Pierce Hall underwent major renovations in 2018.
Oxford 2018 in Review

Oxford College | January 3, 2019

Get a glimpse of Oxford life as we reflect on 2018. Celebrate the highlights of this past year that include remarkable student research opportunities and renovations of historic campus buildings.

Emory University welcomes first students into the Class of 2023

Emory University | December 20, 2018

Emory University received a record 1,910 applications for the first round of Early Decision admission, welcoming 559 outstanding students to Emory College and 256 to Oxford College, including a record 32 scholars from the QuestBridge National College Match program.

Echo Zeng, Veronica Chua and Elliot Shuwei Ji
Emory students, graduate named Schwarzman Scholars for study in China

Emory University | December 5, 2018

Emory senior Elliot Shuwei Ji, Emory/Georgia Tech dual degree student Veronica Chua and recent alumna Zhongyuan "Echo" Zeng have been selected as Schwarzman Scholars, among only 147 chosen from more than 2,800 applicants around the world.

Oxford's student a cappella group at their concert
Oxford celebrates the holidays, semester end with traditions

Oxford College | November 30, 2018

With a little more than two weeks left until the end of the academic year, Oxford College welcomes the return of several holiday-themed festivities.

Phi Gamma newly renovated
Phi Gamma Hall opens, restored and renewed

Oxford College | November 13, 2018

In the 167 years since it was built as a space for debate-society meetings, Phi Gamma Hall has taken on many looks and played many roles in the history of Emory. Now, after extensive renovation, the elegantly plain building anchoring the northwest corner of the Oxford College quad has still another incarnation, this time as a space dedicated to academic and public events.

The Oxford College Women's Tennis Team clinched the NJCAA Division III National Tennis Championship for the fifth time.
Oxford women's tennis clinches nationals for fifth year

Oxford College | November 12, 2018

The Oxford College Women's Tennis Team proved that it's not only the third time that's a charm--for the fourth consecutive year, and fifth overall year, the Eagles clinched the NJCAA Division III National Tennis Championship.

Emory honors 12 staff members with prestigious Award of Distinction

Emory University | October 26, 2018

Meet the 12 employees selected as this year's winners of the Emory University Award of Distinction. Since 1985, the annual awards have recognized staff members who make significant contributions to the Emory community.

Oxford alumna Kinsey McMurtry talks with second-year student Jessica Park during a recent networking event.
Oxford students network with alumni to gain perspective

Oxford College | October 24, 2018

With close to 200 Oxford College alumni in Newton County, Ga., and thousands more all over the world, college leaders aim to help connect them with current Oxford students.

Arsonists threaten to burn down the home of Gottlieb Biedermann.
Fall play burns down the house

Oxford College | October 22, 2018

Oxford's fall play The Arsonists is a deadly serious farce.

Wherever they live, whatever their profession, Emory alumni such as Taos Wynn share a common pursuit: service to their communities. 
Stepping Up

Oxford College | October 8, 2018

Wherever they live, whatever their profession, Emory alumni such as Taos Wynn share a common pursuit: service to their communities. 

Laura Asherman and Felicia Warren are among alumni from around the world who were nominated for the 2018 class of Emory Alumni Association's 40 Under Forty.
2018 40 Under Forty

Oxford College | October 4, 2018

Two Oxford alumnae, Laura Asherman and Felicia Warren, are among alumni from around the world who were nominated for the 2018 class of Emory Alumni Association's 40 Under Forty.

Min Ji Choi took part in the SURE-Oxford program
7 things learned from SURE-Oxford

Oxford College | September 27, 2018

Recent summer days provided a perfect opportunity for Oxford students Justin Burton, Min Ji Choi, and Eden Nitza to make progress on their professional research projects with SURE-Oxford.

Fall retreat participants at a barn dance
Annual fall retreat encourages connections

Oxford College | September 21, 2018

Just over 100 Oxford students, faculty, staff and their families gathered in north Georgia for Oxford's annual fall retreat Sept. 14-16.

Barbara Brown Taylor will be speaking at Oxford College's Samuel W. Mills Peace Lecture.
Barbara Brown Taylor to give peace lecture

Oxford College | September 19, 2018

Georgia author and Episcopal priest Barbara Brown Taylor will be the speaker at Oxford College's Samuel W. Mills Peace Lecture on Oct. 2.

Oxford's much-anticipated CLC will open in 2019.
New Campus Life Center rising at Oxford

Oxford College | September 18, 2018

Much-anticipated facility will open in 2019

Oxford will show the film In The Name of Peace: John Hume in America.
Northern Ireland political figures to visit Oxford campus for film

Oxford College | September 14, 2018

Oxford College will provide an opportunity to view a documentary film on the Northern Ireland peace process and then hear a panel discussion from notable political figures from that area on Sept. 18.

Five students are Oxford College Woodruff Scholars who will attend their first two years on Emory's original campus in Oxford, Ga.
Outstanding students selected as new class of Emory Scholars

Oxford College | September 10, 2018

Five Oxford College students are among the newest Emory Scholars, recipients of the university's top merit scholarships.

Students participate in Oxford Olympics.
New academic year brings new events, programs across Emory

Emory University | September 4, 2018

The nine schools that make up Emory University have big plans for the 2018-19 academic year. Get the stats on their incoming classes, plus a roundup of what's on tap for this semester, including new programs and events.

Emory University's Class of 2022, including students from both Emory College and Oxford College, pose together on the quadrangle on Sunday, Aug. 26.
Meet Emory's Class of 2022

Oxford College | August 28, 2018

Emory University's newest first-year class, including 533 Oxford students, arrived on campus this week, eager to immerse themselves in the undergraduate experience.

Students during a summer course trip in Europe
Travel courses take students to Europe

Oxford College | August 27, 2018

Classroom courses translated to real-life experiences for Oxford College students during trips to France, Italy, and Greece.

Greeters welcome first-year students to campus
Emory prepares to welcome the Class of 2022

Emory University | August 22, 2018

Later this week, first-year students will throng to Emory University's Atlanta and Oxford campuses to move in and begin writing the opening chapter of their own Emory experience.

M.K. Healy and Lydia Bailey served in Atlanta this summer.
Emory students spend summer serving others

Oxford College | August 15, 2018

Four Oxford continuees are among nine Emory undergraduates who spent their summer serving in Atlanta.

Students sit outside the Oxford College Library.
Emory ranked #1 for quality of life by Princeton Review

Emory University | August 8, 2018

Emory University has been ranked #1 for quality of life, according to the Princeton Review's 27th annual college rankings, "The 384 Best Colleges" guide, based on its nationwide survey of 138,000 college students' ratings of their schools.

Street scene in Vietnam
Students explore Vietnam with Global Connections program

Oxford College | August 7, 2018

Summer got off to an adventurous start for a handful of current Oxford students and alumni as they visited Vietnam for two weeks.

Sensation seekers crave new and complex experiences such as skydiving.
Seeking Sensation

Oxford College | August 3, 2018

Ken Carter, Oxford's Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology, focuses on the psychology of thrill-seeking for his current research. He recently wrote about sensation seekers for Emory Magazine.

Emory authors offer summer reads.
Summer reading: 10 books by Emory authors to add to your list

Oxford College | July 5, 2018

Summer's slower pace offers the perfect time to relax with a good book, and Emory authors like Oxford Associate Professor of Philosophy Erin Tarver have you covered. Add Tarver's new book on American sports fandom to your summer reading list.

Emory President Claire E. Sterk
Sterk discusses the impact of technology in higher education

Emory University | June 27, 2018

Half of today's jobs may not exist in 20 years, so Emory must prepare students to succeed by emphasizing skills such as learning how to learn, flexibility and empathy, President Claire E. Sterk explains in a new video.

Children participate in Oxford College's summer sports camp.
Oxford campus bustles with summer events

Oxford College | June 15, 2018

Just because most Oxford College students take a break from their normal classes over the summer, doesn't mean the campus isn't filled with people.

Two Emory College graduates awarded NSF Graduate Fellowships

Emory University | May 24, 2018

The National Science Foundation has awarded coveted Graduate Research Fellowships to Tristan Yates and Liz O'Gorman, who just graduated from Emory College with honors with degrees in neuroscience and behavioral biology.

Oxford 2018 graduates
Commencement 2018 celebrates graduates' Oxford experience

Oxford College | May 15, 2018

Students celebrated the completion of their time at Oxford College on May 12 during traditional Commencement ceremonies on the Oxford quad.

Oxford student leader wins ovations in classroom, arts, campus life

Emory University | May 11, 2018

The campus of Oxford College is small, but for the past two years it has been a large stage where Willis Hao has demonstrated the remarkable range of his talents as an actor, dancer, scholar and leader.

Oxford commencement will take place Saturday, May 12, 2018.
It's Commencement Week at Oxford

Oxford College | May 7, 2018

The annual recognition of Oxford College graduates will take place Saturday, May 12, at 10:00 a.m. on the Oxford quad.

Six honors theses highlight Emory College physics

Emory University | May 4, 2018

Six seniors will graduate with honors in physics, having conducted rigorous research as expansive as hints of what happens around the universe's dying stars and as minute as the molecular mechanisms telling our cells what to do.

Mike McQuaide
McQuaide leaves legacy of impact on students, faculty, college

Oxford College | May 3, 2018

Professor of Sociology Mike McQuaide retires at the end of May, leaving a four-decade legacy of impact on the lives of his students and on Oxford College as a whole.

Ken Carter teaches an online class with Coursera
Through Coursera, Emory faculty reach broad audiences around the world

Emory University | May 3, 2018

Coursera courses give students worldwide the chance to learn from Emory faculty about topics that highlight the university's commitment to helping humanity, including civil rights, understanding violence, examining addiction, responding to health emergencies, and more.

This year, 30 participants presented their work via posters and oral presentations in the annual spring symposium April 13.
Scholars program gives students in-depth research experience

Oxford College | April 25, 2018

The Oxford College Research Scholars Program affirms Oxford's commitment to student research in the first two years of college. Oxford Research Scholars assist faculty with research projects and receive academic credit.

Students visited Cuba as part of the Evolution of Revolution Spanish class.
Travel course takes students, faculty to Cuba

Oxford College | April 20, 2018

For some students at Oxford College, traveling to Georgia to attend school is an adventure in itself. But for a handful of Oxford students experiencing a spring-break trip to Cuba was a once-in-a-lifetime affair.

Catherine Chastain-Elliott, senior associate dean of academic affairs, with My Father Sees, her original oil painting.
Inspired Performance spotlights faculty, staff work

Oxford College | April 12, 2018

Inspired Performance, a multi-media display of the creative and professional works of nearly 40 Oxford College faculty, staff, and emeritus faculty, is currently on display in the Oxford College Library.

Conference showcases Emory's interdisciplinary humanities
Conference showcases Emory's interdisciplinary humanities

Emory University | April 6, 2018

The Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference explored the vitality and creative breadth of humanistic inquiry, as faculty, students and university leaders gathered to discuss the growth of interdisciplinary scholarship at Emory and ways to help it flourish.

Martin Luther King Jr.
Oxford to honor the legacy of MLK with April 4 event

Oxford College | March 30, 2018

Oxford College will hold a special observance on Wednesday, April 4, in tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. and in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of his assassination on April 4, 1968.

Student volunteers welcome the newest class.
Emory University undergraduate applications reach new record high

Emory University | March 30, 2018

Emory University has received a record 27,982 applications to be part of the Class of 2022, a 16 percent jump from the previous year.

Patti Owen-Smith
Owen-Smith's new book connects contemplative practices, SoTL

Oxford College | March 26, 2018

In her newly published book, Patti Owen-Smith explores contemplative practices in the higher-education classroom and makes a case for its place within the framework of the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Two Oxfords
Oxford welcomes two Pierce Visiting Scholars

Oxford College | March 23, 2018

The Pierce Visiting Scholar program is an exchange between Oxford College and Oxford University. This year, Oxford welcomes anthropologists David Gellner and Dolores "DP" Martinez to campus as the 2018 scholars.

Oxford will show a film that highlights the spread of coral bleaching.
Oxford features Atlanta Science Festival events

Oxford College | March 12, 2018

The Atlanta Science Festival is headed to Oxford College for the second consecutive year and is growing with two special events.

Dwight A. McBride will deliver the keynote address at Oxford's 173rd commencement exercises.
Provost Dwight A. McBride will be Commencement speaker

Oxford College | March 8, 2018

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

Conference focuses on interdisciplinary humanities, liberal arts at Emory

Emory University | March 7, 2018

Through panels featuring Emory's Mellon Faculty Fellows and discussions with Emory deans and senior leadership, the Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference will explore interdisciplinary humanities and the liberal arts throughout Emory's colleges, graduate and professional schools.

Hugh Tarbutton Sr. 52Ox 55B
Gift will establish leadership fellows program

Oxford College | March 5, 2018

A generous gift from alumnus Hugh Tarbutton Jr. 84Ox will establish the Tarbutton Leadership Fellows Program at Oxford College, Dean Douglas Hicks announced today. Tarbutton Jr. gave the donation in memory of his father, Hugh Tarbutton Sr. 52Ox 55B.

The new Pierce Hall entrance boasts a welcoming lobby.
Photos: Oxford celebrates Pierce Hall open house

Oxford College | February 26, 2018

Oxford College recently hosted a campus-wide grand opening for the newly renovated Pierce Hall.

Feast of Words toasts Emory faculty authors, editors
Feast of Words toasts Emory faculty authors, editors

Emory University | February 15, 2018

The Emory community gathered Feb. 12 to celebrate the 109 faculty members across the university who authored or edited a total of 115 books last year.

Elizabeth Kiss will speak on leadership at Oxford College.
Kiss to speak on leadership

Oxford College | February 13, 2018

Are leaders born, or are they made? In other words, can leadership be taught? These are the questions an internationally known scholar will grapple with in an upcoming appearance at Oxford College.

Daniel Liu plays power forward on the Oxford men's basketball team.
Daniel Liu embraces sports, small-town life at Oxford

Oxford College | February 12, 2018

Some students run to a big city to attend college, but Daniel Liu looked for a quieter life while in school to help him focus on his studies and sports.

A 24-hour online fundraising challenge gives donors the chance to support student scholarship and building campaigns.
Emory's 2018 'All in a Day' giving challenge set for Feb. 7-8

Emory University | February 7, 2018

Exciting projects and meaningful relationships at Emory will be celebrated Feb. 7-8 with a 24-hour online fundraising challenge.

The Beat Generation exhibit at the Oxford Library encourages listening and touching exhibit materials.
Oxford exhibit explores Beat Generation

Oxford College | January 31, 2018

A new multimedia exhibition at the Oxford College Library sheds light on the time after World War II and proves how some topics can transcend time.

Founders Week will also feature A Feast of Words, a celebration of Emory faculty authors or editors of books published in 2017.
Emory Founders Week celebrates scholarship, literature, student alumni

Emory University | January 30, 2018

With a nod to the past, present and future, Founders Week kicks off Feb. 6 with a Distinguished Faculty Lecture presented by acclaimed Emory historian Carol Anderson.

Students enjoy a snow day at Oxford College.
Photos: Oxford gets snowy start to semester

Oxford College | January 18, 2018

A winter wonderland greeted Oxford students expecting to start their first day of spring semester.

Tasha Dobbin-Bennett teaches a course on the historical production of paper as well as a material from which to make art. 
Spring courses explore innovative approaches to local, global issues

Emory University | January 17, 2018

This semester, public health students will learn research methods by studying water in Atlanta's Piedmont Park -- just one of Emory's many spring courses that challenge students to engage with topics that impact their own lives and those of people around the world.

Spring semester brings new programs, events across Emory's nine schools

Emory University | January 17, 2018

The nine schools that make up Emory University have big plans for the new semester, as they welcome new faculty, debut new courses and host a diverse slate of speakers, programs and conferences.

Emory's King Week honors the life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Emory University | January 10, 2018

Lectures, community recognition awards and opportunities to help others are among events planned to celebrate the life and work of civil rights legend Martin Luther King Jr.

Emory's Class of 2022 begins to take shape

Emory University | January 4, 2018

Early Decision I applications to Oxford College jumped 47 percent from the previous year.

A look at 2017 at Oxford College.
Oxford 2017 in Review

Oxford College | December 20, 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, Oxford celebrates the high points of a year with record admissions and student achievement numbers. Dean Douglas Hicks finished his first calendar year on our historic campus with outstanding faculty and staff. Get a glimpse of Oxford life as we reflect on this past year.

Emory's Best Photos of 2017

Emory University | December 20, 2017

Every day, Emory photographers can be found from the classroom to the operating room, documenting the university's mission "to create, preserve, teach and apply knowledge in the service of humanity." View 12 of their best photos of the year.

Susan Ashmore and Kenneth Carter were named as Charles Howard Candler Professors.
Two named to Candler professorships

Oxford College | December 14, 2017

Two Oxford faculty members have joined the ranks of Emory University faculty with named professorships.

A petting zoo was one of the activities to help students destress.
Healthy Eagles ready to bust student stress

Oxford College | December 6, 2017

Healthy Eagles organize events to help fellow students destress and practice self-care.

Emory governance groups oppose proposed tax bills

Emory University | November 30, 2017

As Emory continues to advocate for changes in Republican tax reform proposals, the university's top governance groups have contacted Capitol Hill about provisions in both House and Senate bills that would negatively impact higher education.

Oxford students wrap gifts during a party with presents provided by faculty and staff for children in the surrounding community.
Celebrate the holidays with Emory campus traditions

Emory University | November 22, 2017

Emory's Atlanta and Oxford campuses welcome the return of several seasonal traditions, including A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols on Friday, Dec. 1, and Saturday, Dec. 2, in Glenn Memorial Auditorium.

Oxford College has an annual economic impact of $79 million in Newton Country.
Oxford impact reverberates from local economy to region and beyond

Oxford College | November 15, 2017

Oxford College's influence on Newton County and the state of Georgia extends beyond an educational mission of excellence to a measurable economic impact.

Students gather in the Oxford student center to pack boxes for Emory Cares.
Volunteers help others with Emory Cares at Oxford

Oxford College | November 14, 2017

Whether packing shoeboxes with donated treats for children in foster care or sprucing up the Oxford Nature Trail, volunteers for Emory Cares at Oxford Service Day invested in their community and campus.

This is Oxford's fourth year of hosting the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers.
Southern Circuit Tour promotes filmmaker interaction

Oxford College | November 3, 2017

The Southern Circuit Tour returns to the Oxford campus for the fourth year to encourage interaction between audience members and independent filmmakers.

Georgia Blossom was started by Gabriela Korobkov when she was an Oxford student serving at a local elementary school.
Emory students' nonprofit helps kids' interest in science bloom

Emory University | November 3, 2017

Launched in January of this year, Georgia Blossom is a nonprofit founded and run by Emory College students focused on making and delivering flower-press kits to local elementary school students.

Annie Chappell wears the No. 20 jersey, the same as her dad's baseball number at Emory.
Annie Chappell carries on family legacy of Oxford and sports

Oxford College | November 2, 2017

Annie Chappell continues a tradition of excellence in athletics as a third generation Oxford/Emory student.

Rhiannon Hubert is one of Emory's Award of Distinction winners for 2017
Award of Distinction honors Emory University employees for outstanding contributions

Emory University | October 24, 2017

Fourteen employees have been selected as this year's winners of the Emory University Award of Distinction. Since 1985, the annual awards have recognized staff members who make significant contributions to the Emory community.

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Fall play uncovers struggle of addiction, healing

Oxford College | October 16, 2017

Oxford's fall play Water by the Spoonful examines pain, healing, addiction, and what makes family.

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A Generous Alumni Base

Oxford College | October 2, 2017

Oxford alumni giving for fiscal year 2017

Oxford College has overhauled how they teach chemistry with a new curriculum called Chemistry Unbound.
Chemistry synthesizes radical overhaul of undergraduate curriculum

Emory University | September 25, 2017

Emory is one of the first major research universities to completely overhaul how it teaches chemistry, from introductory courses to capstone senior seminars. The new curriculum, called Chemistry Unbound, is supported by a $1.2 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

U.S. News ranked Emory among the top national universities.
Emory ranked among top national universities by U.S. News

Emory University | September 14, 2017

Emory University has been ranked 21st among the nation's top universities in the new 2018 Best Colleges guidebook from U.S. News & World Report.

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Emergency preparations help Emory weather tropical storm

Emory University | September 13, 2017

Tropical storm fells trees on Emory's campuses, but extensive emergency preparations help keep students and patients safe in Irma's wake.

Eight Oxford alumni are included as Emory's class of 40 Under Forty.
Special Feature: 40 Under Forty

Emory University | September 13, 2017

They're young, they're smart, and they're making their mark. The first-ever class of "40 Under Forty" outstanding young alumni gives all 140,000-plus Emory graduates forty new reasons to be proud.

Emory University is carefully monitoring the weather threat posed by Hurricane Irma.
Hurricane Irma updates for Emory University community

Emory University | September 8, 2017

Emory University remains closed Tuesday due to conditions related to Hurricane Irma. Learn how you can stay informed and safe.

The Emory Scholars were selected for their accomplishments, character and significant leadership and community engagement.
Exceptional students arrive as new class of Emory Scholars

Emory University | August 28, 2017

They come from as far away as Ghana and as close as Atlanta. They have performed at Carnegie Hall, founded nonprofits and graduated as valedictorian. Get to know the newest Emory Scholars, selected for their achievements and potential.

New faculty members bring with them a wealth of experiences.
New professors offer a rich array of experiences, scholarship

Emory University | August 28, 2017

From mathematicians, environmental scientists and chemists to scholars who study literature, ancient DNA, and health care disparities, new faculty members bring a wealth of expertise across a sweeping range of intellectual disciplines.

fall semester courses bring both new insights and historical context to critical issues, using multi-media and multi-disciplinary approaches.
Fall courses engage emerging scholarship, hands-on learning

Emory University | August 25, 2017

Across Emory, fall semester courses bring both new insights and historical context to critical issues, tackling topics ranging from big data to big questions like what it means to be human and where human rights come from.

The nine schools that make up Emory University have big plans for the 2017-18 academic year
New academic year means new programs, events across Emory

Emory University | August 23, 2017

The nine schools that make up Emory University have big plans for the 2017-18 academic year. Get the stats on their incoming classes, plus a roundup of what's noteworthy, from new degree programs to new leaders.

With top academic scores, athletic and artistic achievements, and community engagement experiences, the Class of 2021 was selected from among a record-breaking number of applicants.
Meet Emory's Class of 2021

Emory University | August 23, 2017

Emory's Class of 2021 arrives this week from across the nation and the world. Along with impressive grades, test scores and artistic and athletic endeavors, they bring diverse stories of their academic journeys.

Emory's academic year got off to a unique start as students, faculty and staff gathered on the university's Atlanta and Oxford campuses to watch a partial solar eclipse
Photos: Eclipse captivates Emory community

Emory University | August 22, 2017

Emory's 2017-18 academic year got off to a unique start Monday as students, faculty and staff gathered on the university's Atlanta and Oxford campuses to watch the first partial solar eclipse to grace the area in decades.

New students attend informational sessions about college life
New Student Orientation welcomes students to college life

Oxford College | August 18, 2017

For the 485 first-year students arriving at Oxford to begin the 2017-18 academic year, New Student Orientation is a five-day adventure that prepares them for Oxford and the college experience in general.

Four Emory undergraduates pose with their cohort of academic interns this summer in Hong Kong.
Online course connects Emory undergraduates in global internships

Emory University | August 17, 2017

Working this summer in companies around the world, students come together through a linguistics course to analyze and compare their experiences -- a model of how Emory constructs online classes.

Students arriving to move in at their respective campuses will be joining in a time-honored ritual.
Emory prepares to welcome the Class of 2021

Emory University | August 16, 2017

As first-year students move into residence halls this weekend, they will be greeted by hundreds of staff and fellow students who devote thousands of hours to help them feel at home on Emory's Atlanta and Oxford campuses.

Mawuko "Momo" Kpodo, a rising junior, is among five Emory MMUF Fellows who attended daily lectures and engaged in out-of-the-classroom learning experiences during the summer institute.
'Academic boot camp' helps undergraduate scholars on path to PhD

Emory University | July 14, 2017

Through the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program, students from underrepresented minority groups gain mentoring and support to pursue careers in academia.

University faculty, students and advocates are confronting the complicated crisis of human trafficking by conducting research, establishing campus organizations and advocating for change.
Emory students, alumni help fight human trafficking

Emory University | July 10, 2017

University students and alumni are confronting the complicated crisis of human trafficking by conducting research, establishing campus organizations and advocating for change.

Students stand near the remnants of the Berlin Wall.
Global Connections explores protest, reform

Oxford College | June 28, 2017

A recent Oxford College trip to explore modern issues of religious protest and reform was inspired by a 500-year-old event.

Own Oxford takes a personal approach to introducing students to campus life.
Own Oxford gives students taste of campus life

Oxford College | June 22, 2017

Own Oxford helps incoming first-year students form connections that will carry throughout their time at Oxford College.

Students gather on the Oxford grad with an instructor.
Oxford's Center for Academic Excellence inspires 3 new books

Oxford College | June 21, 2017

Three recently completed books have emerged from Oxford's Center for Academic Excellence (CAE).

Incoming first-year students will spend three-days on campus during OWN Oxford.
Oxford campus stays busy in summer

Oxford College | June 13, 2017

Oxford College hosts many groups that keep things bustling on campus during the summer break.

This course explores American comic books and Japanese manga from cultural, aesthetic, literary, and ethical perspectives.
In Class: Graphic Material

Oxford College | June 6, 2017

Brad Hawley, Oxford lecturer in English, teaches a class on Comics and Visual Literacy that explores American comic books and Japanese manga.

For parents, watching children develop friendships and interact with their peers can be a pleasure, but it can also be unexpectedly difficult.
Catherine Bagwell on Making Friends

Oxford College | June 5, 2017

Catherine Bagwell, Oxford professor of psychology, explores children's social development as her area of research expertise. Emory Magazine recently asked her about how to help kids be good friends.

Myra Frady retires from Oxford at the end of May 2017.
Looking back and out on an Oxford career

Oxford College | May 26, 2017

When most people retire they look back on their careers; Myra Frady can instead look out on her career. Through the restored windows of her office in historic Seney Hall, there is a sweeping view of the Oxford College quad, which she was instrumental in transforming.

Jamani "Roe" Montague has been selected as a 2017 Udall Scholar.
Emory student earns Udall Scholarship for environmental leadership

Emory University | May 25, 2017

Emory College student Jamani "Roe" Montague has been selected as a 2017 Udall Scholar for her research and advocacy on issues including environmental racism and prison ecology.

The Oxford's men's tennis team won the NJCAA Division III tournament for the third year in a row.
Oxford men win third national tennis victory

Oxford College | May 23, 2017

Congratulations to the Oxford's men's tennis team, champions of the NJCAA Division III tournament.

Attendees at the 2017 IPLA conference.
IPLA highlights value of liberal arts experience

Oxford College | May 17, 2017

Faculty from a wide array of institutions assembled on the Oxford College campus for the 11th annual Institute for Pedagogy in the Liberal Arts.

Oxford students take part in commencement ceremonies on the Oxford quad.
Commencement 2017 sends graduates on to the next step

Oxford College | May 8, 2017

Oxford students celebrated the completion of their time at Oxford on May 6 during traditional commencement ceremonies on the Oxford quad.

Oxford student athletes receive recognition at a recent awards ceremony.
Athletic Awards Ceremony celebrates student athletes

Oxford College | May 8, 2017

Oxford student athletes received recognition at a recent awards ceremony.

Noah Cole is class orator for Emory College
Class orator Noah Cole to emphasize shared Emory values

Emory University | May 5, 2017

As class orator for Emory College, Noah Cole will discuss the need for students to hold true to the principles and advocacy they learned at Emory as they make their way in the world.

Approximately 350 students will receive their associate degree before moving on to Emory's Atlanta campus for the completion of their undergraduate degrees.
It's Commencement Week at Oxford

Oxford College | May 4, 2017

The annual recognition of Oxford graduates will take place Saturday, May 6, at 10:00 a.m. on the Oxford quad. Approximately 320 students will celebrate their Oxford experience before moving on to Emory's Atlanta campus for the completion of their undergraduate degrees.

Muhammad Naveed is Oxford's Student Government Association president
Oxford College student combines intellect, humility, passion

Emory University | May 3, 2017

As Muhammad Naveed heads to Emory's Atlanta campus to complete his degree, he brings a record of leadership as president of Oxford's Student Government Association.

Seney Hall on the Oxford quad
Faculty retirements leave deep impact

Oxford College | May 1, 2017

Five Oxford faculty members retire this spring leaving an indelible mark on the campus.

The Oxford College Library held the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society awards ceremony
Phi Eta Sigma holds awards ceremony

Oxford College | April 28, 2017

At an April 19 awards ceremony sponsored by Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, Oxford students were recognized for their scholarship and leadership. Also announced were recipients of several important named scholarships.

The scenario for the March 21 drill was a fire in a residence hall.
Oxford campus drill tests emergency preparedness

Emory University | April 24, 2017

Student and staff volunteers, first responders and members of Emory's Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response recently staged the first full-scale emergency preparedness drill on the campus of Emory's Oxford College.

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Lessons from Lincoln

Oxford College | April 6, 2017

In his essay published first in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and re-printed in the latest issue of Emory Magazine, Dean Doug Hicks writes that in divisive political times such as these, leaders can look to Lincoln for lessons in how to bind up the nation's wounds.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

Watch online as Tibetan sand mandala takes shape at Oxford College

Emory University | February 21, 2017

Tibetan monks will construct a sand mandala in the Oxford College Library this week, with a lecture on the mandala's symbolism set for Feb. 23. The construction can be viewed in person or online.

Oxford lights the way for President Sterk's inauguration

Emory University | February 7, 2017

Events celebrating President Claire E. Sterk's inauguration as Emory's 20th president got underway Monday evening with a candle-lit tour of Oxford College, the university's original campus.

Get prepared during Severe Weather Awareness Week

Emory University | February 6, 2017

This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia, the perfect time for the Emory community to review campus emergency plans for what to do when dangerous weather approaches.

Photos: Spring semester begins

Emory University | January 11, 2017

Cool weather and warm hugs greeted students on Tuesday, the first day of most classes for the spring semester. The campus community also welcomed the return of the Emory Farmers Market after its winter break hiatus.

New semester brings new events, programs across Emory

Emory University | January 11, 2017

The nine schools that make up Emory University have big plans for the new semester, from exciting events and programs to ambitious strategic planning. Here's a roundup of what's on tap.

Spring courses explore evidence, timely topics

Emory University | January 10, 2017

As concern over Zika continues, environmental scientist Uriel Kitron, shown working in Brazil, teams up with historian Jeffrey Lesser and Portuguese lecturer Ana Teixeira to teach "Metropolis, Migration and Mosquitoes." Explore a sample of this semester's coolest courses.

Emory honors Martin Luther King Jr. through community service, special events

Emory University | January 10, 2017

Emory's annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy will feature several prominent speakers and a "Day On" for volunteering at a variety of nonprofit organizations.

Early decision applications show positive trends for undergraduate admissions

Emory University | December 21, 2016

The first wave of early decision applications shows an 11 percent increase for Emory University's Class of 2021. The 1,595 applications for Emory College and Oxford College include 610 students who applied to both.

10 inspiring Emory stories from 2016
10 inspiring Emory stories from 2016

Emory University | December 21, 2016

The heart of Emory is the people who come here to learn, teach, work, help and heal. Meet 10 of the individuals and families who inspired us this year.

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College junior receives national award from honor society

Emory University | December 7, 2016

Andy Dong, a junior in Emory College of Arts and Sciences majoring in biology and linguistics, has won a national scholarship from one of the oldest and largest honor societies in the country.

Faraaz Hossain honored with social justice award

Emory University | December 6, 2016

Faraaz Hossain, an Emory junior who died this summer during a terror attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh, has been awarded the 2016 Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice.

Emory experts address election outcome

Emory University | November 20, 2016

Donald Trump's victory surprised many political analysts. Emory faculty members offer insight into the historic contest and the impact Trump's presidency may have on key issues facing the country.

Global internship program takes liberal arts into the workplace

Emory University | November 16, 2016

Emory's new global internship program offers a unique option for students who are interested in study abroad, but prioritize internships, or for those who have studied abroad before and want a different experience.

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Shay to speak on Homer, leadership at Oxford College

Emory University | October 20, 2016

Jonathan Shay, a physician and clinical psychiatrist known for his publications comparing the experiences of Vietnam veterans with aspects of Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey," will speak Oct. 24 at Oxford College.

Memorial service honors students killed in terrorist attack
Memorial service honors students killed in terrorist attack

Emory University | August 30, 2016

The Oxford College community gathered Sunday to remember Abinta Kabir and Faraaz Hossain, who were killed in July in Bangladesh. "Let us cross borders with the courage they showed in their lives," President-elect Claire Sterk urged.

Fall courses offer fresh perspectives on high-profile issues

Emory University | August 24, 2016

From the global struggle for clean water to the upcoming presidential election, Emory courses bring critical insights to current events and offer new approaches to familiar subjects. Explore a sample of fall classes that are timely, creative or just plain cool.

Start of the academic year brings new faces, programs across Emory

Emory University | August 22, 2016

The nine schools that make up Emory have extensive plans for the 2016-17 academic year. Here's a roundup of what's new and noteworthy, as listed by each school.

Meet the Class of 2020

Emory University | August 19, 2016

Emory's newest undergraduate students arrive with top grades and test scores, bolstered by years of community service and impressive athletic and artistic achievements.

Oxford College to hold memorial service for students killed in Bangladesh

Emory University | August 16, 2016

A memorial service will be held at Oxford College on Sunday, Aug. 28, for students Abinta Kabir and Faraaz Hossain, who were killed over the summer in a terrorist attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Global Connections trip brings civil rights movement alive

Emory University | July 15, 2016

A group of students and professors from Emory's Oxford College hit the road earlier this summer to learn the history and lessons of the U.S. civil rights movement.

'We will forever carry on their legacy'

Emory University | July 12, 2016

As the Emory community mourns the loss of students Abinta Kabir and Faraaz Hossain, friends and professors reflect on their kindness, intelligence, generosity and leadership.

Bowen leaves lasting impact at Oxford College

Emory University | May 27, 2016

From academic innovation to new and renovated campus facilities, retiring Dean Stephen Bowen has led Emory's Oxford College through more than a decade of growth and change.

Faculty, staff honored during school diploma ceremonies

Emory University | May 11, 2016

Emory University faculty and staff were recognized with multiple awards at the 2016 school diploma ceremonies, including the Emory Williams Award for Distinguished Teaching.

A natural teacher: Eloise Carter receives Thomas Jefferson award

Emory University | May 9, 2016

Lauded for exemplary teaching, Oxford College biology professor Eloise Carter also co-authored a landmark report that led to Emory's forest protection plan, launched a summer program for teachers, and shepherded Oxford's new science building.

Oxford College student discovers big opportunities at a smaller campus

Emory University | May 2, 2016

Preparing to leave Oxford College for Emory's Atlanta campus, Diane Glover leaves a record rich in community service and engagement.

Academic excellence distinguishes Emory's newest class

Emory University | April 4, 2016

From engagement beyond the classroom to high test scores, academic excellence has emerged as the hallmark quality that distinguishes the spectrum of applicants eager to join the Class of 2020.

Douglas A. Hicks named dean of Oxford College of Emory University

Emory University | March 28, 2016

Douglas A. Hicks has been appointed dean of Oxford College of Emory University.

Stephanie Day-Goodman: Shaped by and shaping Oxford

Emory University | March 9, 2016

At Emory's Oxford College, Stephanie Day-Goodman discovered a new perspective and a passion for art history. Deeply involved in campus leadership and service, she is one of two students chosen to serve on the steering committee for the Oxford College Strategic Plan.

Oxford celebrates new science building
Oxford celebrates new science building

Emory University | February 23, 2016

The grand opening of Oxford College's new science building drew a crowd of more than 400 for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting, tours and family-friendly, hands-on lab demonstrations.

Oxford Science Building prepares for grand opening celebration
Oxford Science Building prepares for grand opening celebration

Emory University | February 16, 2016

The new science building on Emory's Oxford College campus marks its official opening with events on Sunday, but classes are already underway in the state-of-the-art facility, designed to help students become scientists.

Alternative spring break trips offer chance to learn through helping others

Emory University | January 26, 2016

From exploring homelessness and the impact of poverty to examining educational and health care inequalities, alternative spring break trips focus on experiential learning. Application deadlines are approaching.

Campus events celebrate the holiday season

Emory University | January 21, 2016

Emory welcomes the return of several beloved traditions this December, with opportunities to enjoy classic holiday tunes and even see Santa himself.

New semester brings new resources, programs and events across Emory

Emory University | January 12, 2016

The opening of the new Oxford science building is just one of the milestones slated for the spring semester. Find out what's new and noteworthy from each of the nine schools that make up Emory University.