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Tenor David Tayloe to perform at Randolph

David Tayloe

Tenor David Tayloe will perform a free, public recital at Randolph College this Saturday, February 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Wimberly Recital Hall, inside Presser Hall. Praised as a “lovely tenor who sings with Mozartean finesse,” Tayloe will perform a recital of British and German art song, including works by Purcell/Britten, Wolf, and Finzi. In... READ MORE >>

See the stars and planets at the Winfree Observatory Star Party!

Students use the telescope in the Winfree Observatory during a recent Star Party.

Randolph College will host several Star Parties at the Winfree Observatory this spring, including one this Saturday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. During the Star Parties, Randolph students open the observatory to members of the campus community and the general public to use the telescope to view celestial objects. In case of inclement weather, check http://randolphscience.org to... READ MORE >>

Pulitzer Prize winner to kick off Randolph’s first M.F.A. residency

Gregory Pardlo

Randolph’s new M.F.A. in creative writing program will celebrate the beginning of its inaugural residency this summer with a Pulitzer Prize winning author. Gregory Pardlo will meet with M.F.A. students and deliver a public keynote reading on July 28. Pardlo’s poetry collection, Digest, won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. He has also been selected... READ MORE >>

Gauthier to discuss media and foreign policy at 2018 Great Decisions Lecture Series

Jennifer Gauthier

Communication studies professor Jennifer Gauthier is one of the featured speakers for Lynchburg Public Library’s 2018 Great Decisions Lecture Series. Gauthier will give the presentation, “Media and Foreign Policy: Navigating a Changing Landscape,” at the library on Thursday, February 15 at 3 p.m. The Great Decisions Lecture Series is sponsored by the Lynchburg Branch of... READ MORE >>

Three selected for prestigious summer internship program at National Gallery, London

(From left) Megan Guzik ’19, Elisabeth Ayars ’19, and Alexandra Wieczorek ’19

Randolph College recently announced the recipients of summer 2018 National Gallery, London internships. The Gallery has accepted three interns who will spend eight weeks in London working in the Curatorial Department, Development Department, and the Research Center. These students are supported by an academic partnership between the College and the National Gallery, London, as well... READ MORE >>

Research at the old college

Allison Brooks '18 and Jessy Spencer '18 use the GPR device at the old site of Randolph-Macon College.

On Feb. 3, Jessy Spencer ’18 and Allison Brooks ’18 conducted archaeological research using a ground penetrating radar at the original site of Randolph-Macon College in Boydton, Va. They were accompanied by Randolph physics and environmental studies professor Sarah Sojka and history professors Gerry Sherayko and John d’Entremont. The property, which includes the remains of... READ MORE >>

Randolph students to debate multicultural ethical issues in VFIC Ethics Bowl

From left, Christian Ridenour ’18, Paul Hartman '18, Tristina Balsamo ’18, and Helen Macnamara '18 will represent Randolph College in the 2018 VFIC Ethics Bowl.

Four students from Randolph College will participate in the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges’ (VFIC) 19th annual statewide collegiate Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl on Feb. 11-12 on the campus of Hampden-Sydney College. Randolph’s team will compete head-to-head against other highly qualified student teams from Virginia’s 15 leading independent colleges and universities, deliberating a variety of... READ MORE >>

Grant will provide new instruments for Randolph College Chamber Orchestra

Randnolph College students and community musicians perform in a concert.

Randolph was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation that will be used to purchase new instruments for the Randolph College Chamber Orchestra. Founded in 2012, the musical group allows students to perform major works in chorus and orchestra in numerous public concerts each year. These concerts enable the College to... READ MORE >>

Visiting writers event to highlight work by Randolph MFA faculty member

Kaitlyn Greenidge

Randolph’s first Visiting Writers Series event of spring 2018 will feature a reading by Kaitlyn Greenidge, a novelist and faculty member for the College’s new M.F.A. in creative writing program. The program is scheduled Monday, Feb. 5 at 8 p.m. in the Alice Ashley Jack Room of Smith Hall. Greenidge is a Whiting Award winner,... READ MORE >>

Professor Laura-Gray Street publishes chapbook of poems

Laura-Gray Street

Randolph English professor Laura-Gray Street recently published a collection of poems in the chapbook, Shift Work. Printed by Red bird Chapbooks, the publication explores the often overlooked role of women and femininity in the historical struggle for dignity in work. In addition to her writing accomplishments, last fall Street received Randolph’s Kathryn Graves Davidson Service... READ MORE >>

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