Biology

In the room where it happens: Kirby Tidmore ’20 working as legislative intern on Capitol Hill

Kirby Tidmore

This summer, Kirby Tidmore ’20 is living and working in the nation’s capitol as a legislative intern for U.S. Congressman Doug Collins. Collins serves as Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, and has represented Georgia’s 9th congressional district since 2013. “Working in his office is an incredible and unique opportunity to experience the legislative... READ MORE >>

Randolph alumna, faculty share research at Equine Science Society conference

Reilly Wren made her presentation,

Reilly Wren ’19 and Amanda Rumore, a Randolph biology professor, attended and presented research at the 26th Equine Science Society (ESS) Symposium hosted by N.C. State University and held in Asheville, N.C., from June 3-6. Wren presented her honors research project on Omeprazole and its potential effects on cribbing behavior in horses. Wren graduated from... READ MORE >>

Graduate outcomes: What’s next for the Class of 2019?

The Class of 2019 graduated in Smith Hall Theatre on Sunday, May 12. Here is what some of them will be doing next in their lives beyond the Red Brick Wall: Maya Wheeler Major: Environmental studies Working for the Peace Corps in Senegal “I was mostly interested in the environmental field and agriculture, so when... READ MORE >>

Rumore, Miller present equine research at IAHAIO Conference

Jo Anne Miller (left) and Amanda Rumore

Biology professor Amanda Rumore and adjunct equine studies professor Jo Anne Miller recently presented research at the 15th Triennial International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations (IAHAIO) Conference. Held in April, the conference was hosted by Green Chimneys in Brewster, N.Y. Their research, “Equine-Assisted Learning Combined with Traditional Tutoring Reduces the High School Drop Out Rate... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces 2019 Academic and Leadership Awards

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Randolph College held its annual Academic and Leadership Awards ceremony to honor students who excelled in their academic performance as well as demonstrated leadership at the College. The following students received awards: Academic Awards Art and Art History Outstanding First Year: A’Nyeja Adams Rachel Trexler Ellis ‘44 Art Prize for Excellence in Art: Cai Czuhai... READ MORE >>

Honor roll: Students inducted into national, international honor societies

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On Tuesday, Randolph students from a variety of academic departments were officially inducted into international, national, and College honor societies. Randolph’s 2019 inductees were: Psi Chi (Psychology) Rabiea Ashraf Waijha Ashraf Maida Choudery Alex Conway Tori Green Kyosuke Takano Agnes Reyes Merced   Phi Alpha Theta (History) Rebecca E. Lesnak Alexandra Murgas   Omicron Delta... READ MORE >>

From Biostatistics to Harry Potter and Religion: Register now for summer online courses!

Student talking to professor through a chat window on a laptop

Randolph College is once again offering summer online courses for both Randolph and non-Randolph students seeking undergraduate level academic credit in a wide range of subjects. Registration is now available for summer 2019 online courses at http://online.randolphcollege.edu/. This summer’s selection includes 24 courses in astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer science, education, geography, Greek, math, sport and... READ MORE >>

Sara Reed ’15 helps deaf children in Kenya through Child Scholars program

Sara Reed pictured at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital in 2017, where she worked as a medical scribe

Sara Reed ’15 is working to establish a partnership between the nonprofit organization, Child Scholars, and the Ngala School for the Deaf in Nakuru, Kenya. Reed is a new member of the organization, whose mission is to “help children achieve their God-given potential through education.” According to its mission statement, Child Scholars offers innovative and... READ MORE >>

Monkeying Around: Costa Rica research offers up-close and personal experience to Randolph grad

Reneé Russell ’16

On her first day in Costa Rica, Reneé Russell ’16 and a group of researchers ventured into the rainforest. Not long into the trip, they heard a loud rustling in the trees overhead and spotted a group of spider monkeys jumping from limb to limb. One let out a scream and creeped toward them. After... READ MORE >>

Andrea Wilson ’20 works to help butterfly population at Appomattox National Historical Park

Andrea Wilson '20 plants seeds for milkweed—a required food source for Monarch butterflies in their larval stage.

This fall, biology major Andrea Wilson ’20 is interning at Appomattox National Historical Park. We asked her a few questions about the experience so far: What is your title/the title of the internship and what do you do? I am an intern for the Natural Resource Management Department. My supervisor and I have been completing... READ MORE >>