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Randolph students honored at National Model United Nations

Two Randolph College students won an award at the National Model United Nations Conference (NMUN) in New York City, March 29-April 3. Penny Trieu ’15 and East Cao ’16, sitting on the Human Rights Council, won an award for best position paper. Position papers are policy memos prepared in advance of the conference by student... READ MORE >>

David Schwartz speaks on The Ethics and Politics of Consumption at international panel

David Schwartz, Mary Frances Williams Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, spoke as an invited panelist on “The Ethics and Politics of Consumption,” at the American Philosophical Association Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. Other invited panelists included Mark Budolfson (Princeton University), Rob Reich (Stanford University), Marco Grix University of Auckland), and Judith Lichtenberg (Georgetown University).... READ MORE >>

Randall Speer presents A World Premiere

One day four years ago,  Jim Peterson, a retired English professor approached Randall Speer, associate professor of music, and asked him to put music to Peterson’s poetry, The Resolution of Eve, a collection of 19 poems inspired by the etchings of Goya. Captivated by Peterson’s beautiful imagery, Speer not only wrote the first two musical... READ MORE >>

Randolph’s 2015 Science Festival draws thousands to campus

Thousands of people of all ages took advantage of a range of free activities during Randolph College’s 2015 Science Festival this weekend. The event kicked off with Rebecca Thompson, head of public outreach from the American Physical Society (APS) and also author of the popular comic series, Spectra: The Laser Superhero. Thompson’s lecture on Thursday... READ MORE >>

2003 alumna to present David F. Anthony Memorial Lecture

Randolph College and the Lynchburg Society of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA Lynchburg) will present the 2015 David F. Anthony Memorial Lecture on Monday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Leggett 537. The lecture, titled “”Reflections on Roman Glass at Leptiminus (Tunisia),” features Allison Sterrett-Krause ’03, currently assistant professor of classics at the College... READ MORE >>

Kids Curate at the Maier

Kids can curate their own miniature exhibitions at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College this weekend. The Maier is hosting the event Kids Curate on Sunday at 2 p.m. Participants will have a chance to pick a theme, choose postcards whose images correspond to that theme, and put the images together.“They can then... READ MORE >>

Who Started World War I?

The assassination that sparked World War I just over 100 years ago is only one of many complex causes that led up to the war, said Gerry Sherayko, a Randolph history professor. Understanding the other factors will help people have a better understanding of how the tragedy of the war unfolded. This weekend, Sherayko will... READ MORE >>

Maier hosts workshop for aspiring professional artists

Jeffrey Allison will present Professional Practices for the Visual Artist Friday, Feb. 27, at 12:30 p.m. ... READ MORE >>

Archaeology lecture will highlight ancient temple construction

Randolph College will host an Archaeological Institute of America lecture on Wednesday, February 18. Michael Nelson will present “The Temples of Omrit: the Long and Intriguing Life of a Sanctuary” at 7:30 p.m. in room 537 in the Harold G. Leggett building. Nelson was a co-director and architect for excavations at Omrit, in northern Israel. His... READ MORE >>

Randolph Ethics Bowl team takes second place in statewide competition

Randolph College placed second in the 2015 statewide Ethics Bowl competition—the highest the College has ranked in the history of the Ethics Bowl.... READ MORE >>

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