Classics

Randolph honors students with 2017 Academic and Leadership Awards

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Randolph College students were recognized on Wednesday with numerous academic and leadership awards. This annual event honors students who have excelled in their academic performance as well as demonstrated leadership at the College. SEE PHOTOS ON THE RANDOLPH COLLEGE STUDENT LIFE FACEBOOK PAGE Academic Departmental Awards included:   Art and Art History Rachel Trexler Ellis... READ MORE >>

International award-winning archaeologist to speak at Randolph

Roberto Nardi

Roberto Nardi, the director of the Centro di Conservazione Archaeologica (CCA) in Cabras, Italy and co-director of Randolph’s Archaeological Conservation Institute, will discuss the CCA’s award-winning research at Randolph College Monday, October 10. His presentation, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 5:30 p.m. in Leggett 537. Nardi and the CCA... READ MORE >>

Greek Play opens Friday

Director Amy Cohen helps Jordann Pruitt '19 put on his mask for the Greek Play.

UPDATE: Rain location for the Greek Play is inside the Houston Memorial Chapel. This weekend, Randolph students will continue a tradition that began at the College 107 years ago. This year’s production of the Greek Play, Aristophanes’ The Frogs, is part of Randolph’s special 125th anniversary celebration and will include a performance on Saturday during... READ MORE >>

Getting animated about Summer Research

Theatre professor Ken Parks and John Ruml '17 hang out with their animated counterparts.

As evidenced by the popularity of children’s movies like Finding Dory and adult TV shows like Family Guy, the animated film industry is thriving. This summer, John Ruml ’17 is getting a behind-the-scenes look at the booming business by creating his own series. Ruml is working on a Summer Research project with theatre professor Ken... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor awarded 2015 Outreach Prize from Society for Classical Studies

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Amy R. Cohen, professor of classics and the Catherine Ehrman Thoresen ’23 and William E. Thoresen Chair of Speech and Theatre at Randolph College, has been awarded the 2015 Outreach Prize of the Society for Classical Studies. As both the driving force behind the Greek Play revival at Randolph and as the editor-in-chief of Didaskalia,... READ MORE >>

Randolph students assist in award-winning conservation project

Archaeological Conservation Institute students from Randolph worked with students from other institutions on the project.

Randolph students were actively involved in a conservation project in Italy that won an international award this summer. The Centro di Conservazione Archaeologica (CCA) in Cabras, Italy was awarded the 2015 Public Choice Award from Europa Nostra, a pan-European organization that strives to preserve natural and cultural history. The award recognized the organization for its... READ MORE >>

2003 alumna to present David F. Anthony Memorial Lecture

Allison-Sterrett-Krause examines specimens in the lab.

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 >>

Lunch and Learn sessions connect students with faculty

Classics professor Susan Stevens discusses her research with students at a Lunch and Learn session.

Randolph students have a new opportunity to learn from professors in an informal setting this semester. Each Monday, the Center for Student Research sponsors a “Lunch and Learn” that invites students to dine with professors for informal discussions about one professor’s research and creative work. The program was organized to help students become more engaged... READ MORE >>

Thinking Global: Katie Snyder ’15 helps with antique globe archiving and research

Photo of Katie Snyder with globes

Katie Snyder ’15 immersed herself in the world of antique globes this summer. Snyder was seeking an internship at a museum, but she received an offer from Omniterrum, a company that sells globes in a store in Lynchburg. The story also helps museums acquire antique globes with historical significance. Once she walked in, Snyder knew... READ MORE >>

3D printer helps make lifelike masks for Greek Play

Close up photo of 3D mask

Randolph College students got a head start on the Greek Play this week by beginning to build several theatrical masks with the help of cutting-edge 3D scanning and printing technology.... READ MORE >>