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Science of sound keynote, alumnae panel kick off Science Festival Weekend

Nicholas Perna leads students on a vocal exercise using straws.

Randolph College’s 10th annual Science Festival is now underway, following a musical keynote performance and open class and an engaging panel discussion led by alumnae in science careers. The Science Festival continues this weekend with a wide variety of free, family friendly events and activities. For the keynote on Thursday evening, Nicholas Perna spoke—and sang—about... READ MORE >>

Driver Lecture to feature filmmaker, editor Sharon Mooney

Sharon A. Mooney

Esteemed filmmaker and editor Sharon A. Mooney will be the featured speaker for the 2018 Driver Lecture on Thursday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Nichols Theatre at Randolph College. The event is free and open to the public. Mooney is currently on the faculty of the prestigious School of Film and Television at Loyola Marymount... READ MORE >>

UPDATE: College is closed on Wednesday, March 21

Snow on campus

Due to inclement weather, Randolph College is closed today, Wednesday, March 21. All classes and activities are cancelled. Please contact the Reception & Information Desk at 434-947-8000 with any questions.... READ MORE >>

Randolph faculty member selected for return performance at Carnegie Hall

Randall Speer

Randolph music professor Randall Speer has been selected for an exclusive opportunity to conduct a performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City in spring 2019. Speer will conduct two settings of Te Deum—one by French Baroque composer Marc Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704), the other by the British contemporary composer John Rutter (b. 1945) as part... READ MORE >>

Randolph to celebrate Founders’ Day March 28

Seniors robes decked out in buttons from various events at the College.

UPDATE: The Founders’ Day Ceremony, which was originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 21, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 28 at 5 p.m. Randolph College will hold its annual Founders’ Day celebration Wednesday, March 21 at 5 p.m. by the front steps of Moore Hall. Founders’ Day is a tradition held each year in March... READ MORE >>

Randolph student shares communication studies research at annual SURF Conference

Alex Wieczorek '19

Last weekend, Alex Wieczorek ’19 presented her work at the 16th Annual Student Undergraduate Research Forum (SURF) at Lynchburg College. Her project was entitled, “A Feminist Analysis of Hillary Clinton’s Concession Speech.” Wieczorek was one of 10 presenters, along with students from Lynchburg College, Radford University, Hollins University. SURF was created 16 years ago as... READ MORE >>

Randolph earns top 25 national ranking among green colleges

Student laying on the grass, studying on front campus

Randolph College was recently ranked 23rd in Best College Reviews’ national list of Top 25 Green Colleges for 2018, alongside several larger institutions like the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, the University of Virginia, the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and the University of Maryland. In the summary about Randolph’s ranking, Best College Reviews referred to Randolph... READ MORE >>

Randolph students join national walkout to protest gun violence

Students, faculty, and staff gathered in front of Main Hall

Randolph students organized a walkout this morning to remember the lives of 17 students killed in the recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and to show support for increased gun control. More than 100 Randolph students, faculty, and staff gathered in front of Main Hall for 17 minutes for a... READ MORE >>

Leading advocate to abolish death penalty to speak at Randolph

Sister Helen Prejean (photo credit: Scott Langley)

Sister Helen Prejean, one of the leading voices in the national movement to abolish the death penalty, will give a free, public lecture at Randolph College on Tuesday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Houston Memorial Chapel. A book signing will follow the lecture. A member of the Congregation of St. Joseph, based in New... READ MORE >>

UPDATE: College opening at noon on Tuesday, March 13

Snow on campus

Due the poor travel conditions predicted for tomorrow morning, Randolph will open at noon on Tuesday, March 13. Should the conditions warrant closing, a decision will be made by 10 a.m. More information will arrive via text and email.... READ MORE >>

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