Category: Academics

Oxford College welcomes first spring start class to campus

For the first time in 186 years since the school has been open, Oxford College welcomed a cohort of 50 students on Jan. 11. Every year, Oxford received approximately 20,000 applicants for about 500 available spots. Oxford began accepting spring admits to retain more highly-qualified applicants, Dean of Enrollment Services Kelley Lips wrote in a [...]

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Emory admits 672 Early Decision I applicants to its Class of 2026

Emory University released its Early Decision I (ED1) results on Dec. 15.  Of 2,127 ED1 applicants to Emory College, 672 students were accepted, a 32% acceptance rate according to Dean of Admission John Latting.  There were 1,262 applicants to Oxford College, which includes students who applied to both the main campus and Oxford. Of those, [...]

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Debate over slurs in the classroom causes rift in the Student Bar Association, followed by resignation of former president

Professors using slurs in the classroom at the Emory University School of Law is nothing new.  Most recently, Associate Professor of Law Alexander Volokh used a homophobic slur in a lecture involving the Westboro Baptist Church in early September 2021.  The law school did not punish Volokh because he argued that he had a pedagogical [...]

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Emory’s first pre-law fraternity to seek charter this spring

In the fall semester, Javier Trujillo (24C) worked with two close friends, one in a pre-med fraternity and the other in a pre-business fraternity. Upon hearing his friends’ pre-professional opportunities, Trujillo felt that Emory University lacked many resources geared toward pre-law students. With dead-end emails to pre-law organizations and no sense of pre-law communities, he [...]

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