Randolph College Magazine

April 2010 - Vol. 1 No. 2

On the Cover

Randolph College Magazine Cover January 2010

Grit and Grace

Preparation for the Annual Spring Dance Concert means months of grit, pain, and emotion as students juggle the demands of academics and dance. (Includes Feature Video)

"People see the arts as glamorous. They don't see behind the scenes. They don't see what these dancers go through to make it look effortless. That's our job as dancers - make them think this is all magic."

Welcome

From the President

Featured Stories

Sharing Algerian Women’s Voices
Madison Kebler ’10 is translating a book by feminist writer Maissa Bey into English as part of her Honors project in French.

Connecting the Dots
The Experiential Learning Center is using a new method to help students map their interests and imagine their careers.

More than a Garden
New rain gardens will beautify campus and reduce the College’s impact on the environment. The federally funded project is being hailed as a model public-private partnership.

In Addition

Choreographing the Science of Dance
Brittany Dickey ’10 merges her interests in biology and dance into a double major.

Good to the Last Drop
Main Grounds features new "beyond fair trade" coffee brand

Professor’s Research Focuses on Sustainable Economic Practices in Guatemala
I think economists have become more in tune, just like the rest of the population with environmental matters.

Creating Smiles One Batch at a Time (Includes Feature Video)
Peggy Gammon's warm cookies give students taste of home.

Other People’s Mail
Rhiannon Knol ’11 and Eric Struble ’11 create Latin reader.

Alumna Named Executive Director of New York City Ballet
From a very early age I could not imagine music and the arts not being a focus of my life.

LAX is Back!
WildCats field women's lacrosse team after 11-year hiatus.

Love of the Game
Lacrosse players always seem to carry around a stick and a ball for the random moments when it's possible to toss with someone.

Pay It Forward
Barbara Montague ’51 leaves $1.7 million gift.

Philip Thayer Memorial Lecture
Bryan Doerries uses ancient Greek drama to help modern day warriors and their families.

BioTech Breakthrough
Calcimedica founder Gonul Velicelebi ’73 works to control the inflammation caused by autoimmune diseases.

New Lasers Add to Classes, Popular Science Day Event
Randolph is one of just 22 schools to earn grant from American Physical Society.

Randolph Professors Release New Works
Music professors Emily Yap Chua and Randall Speer produce piano performance CD, choral works.

Rock On
New pep band generates school spirit at athletic events.

Tournament of Heroes
WildCats compete in New York competition honoring those lost on 9-11.

Humans vs. Zombies (Includes Feature Video)
Modern take on game of tag sweeping campuses nationwide.

Trustee Profile: Peter Dean
The College's most important legacy is a history of providing a first-class education, and that is still its goal.

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