Category: Oxford

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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The 21 Stories that Shaped 2021

Click below for interactive view From Emory University’s mass vaccination effort against COVID-19 to a gold medal performance from former Emory swimmer Andrew Wilson (17C) at the Tokyo Olympics, 2021 held tremendous victories for the Emory community. However, the year also presented great tragedy. With the Atlanta spa shootings devastating the metro area’s Asian American [...]

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Students temporarily evacuate Oxford dorm following kitchen fire

Residents in Oxford College’s Murdy Residence Hall were forced to evacuate Thursday night after a fire started in the hall’s kitchen at about 9:17 p.m. The fire started when the Jewish Student Union (JSU) was cooking latkes, a traditional Jewish dish eaten during Hanukkah, JSU Israel chair Daniel Timor (22Ox) said.  Covington Fire Department Fire [...]

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Oxford library opens ‘Inclusive Archives’ exhibition

The Oxford College Library opened their new exhibition "The Work is Never Finished" in October as part of the University libraries’ ongoing efforts to recognize the legacy of dispossession and slavery. (Kelly Zhuang) The Oxford College Library opened their new exhibition, “The Work is Never Finished: Building an Inclusive Archives,” in October. The exhibition features [...]

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Following student protests, Oxford College increases spring course offerings, class sizes

Oxford College added more courses and increased class sizes in response to student protests over a lack of spring course offerings, according to a Nov. 16 email from Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Valerie Molyneaux to Oxford first-years. Additionally, Oxford added a special Add/Drop/Swap period on Nov. 19 for first-year students.   The changes came after [...]

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