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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe brings magic to Thoresen Theatre

Cast of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Growing up, Shakiah Johnson ’20 always admired The Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis. Now a theatre major at Randolph, she’s fully immersing herself into the fantasy world as one of the lead roles in the College’s production of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. “I love the idea of a not-so-far-away fantasy... READ MORE >>

Next Visiting Writers series event to feature Randolph’s creative writing faculty

Gary Dop and Laura-Gray Street

English and creative writing professors, Gary Dop and Laura-Gray Street will read from their latest works at 8 p.m. in the Alice Ashley Jack Room inside Smith Memorial Building.... READ MORE >>

Chamber Orchestra teams up with guest artist, Opera on the James for fall concert

Smith Hall Theatre

Randolph College will host its annual Fall Orchestra Concert on Friday, November 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Hall Theatre, inside Smith Memorial Building. The event is free and open to the public. This year’s performance will feature Randolph Chamber Orchestra musicians along with guest artist Corrine Byrne (soprano) and Tyler Young Artists from Opera... READ MORE >>

Month in Photos: October 2018

A collage of photos from October 2018

Here’s a look back at the month that was—and lots of pumpkins!... READ MORE >>

Epochs of Nature exhibit will explore environmental and cultural change from 17th-21st centuries

Noah Heringman, who teaches Romanticism, aesthetic theory, and history of science at the University of Missouri, speaks with Randolph students, faculty, and staff at a special luncheon

Historical art, artifacts, and specimens from Randolph’s Natural History Collections will tell the story of evolution and climate change over the last 400 years in a special exhibition called Epochs of Nature: [R]evolutions in Climate, Geology, Species, and Culture. The exhibition opens November 5 in the Student Center atrium, and will be on display through... READ MORE >>

Female performers, composers to star in upcoming Guest Artist/Faculty Recital featuring Corrine Byrne

Corrine Byrne and Emily Yap Chua

Though Corrine Byrne, a New York-based soprano, and Emily Yap Chua, pianist and Randolph music professor, are the featured performers at the next Guest Artist/Faculty Recital on Tuesday, November 13, the concert will also highlight a wide range of accomplished female composers. The event, which is free and open to the public, starts at 7:30... READ MORE >>

Archaeologist to lecture on ‘The Politics of Public Display’

The Randolph College banner

On Wednesday, November 7, Morag M. Kersel, an archaeologist and anthropology professor at DePaul University, will give the lecture, “The Politics of Public Display: Museums, Artifacts from the Holy Land, and the Public Trust.” The event is free and open to the public, and will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Room 537 of Leggett Building.... READ MORE >>

National political analyst to give insight on midterm election results at Randolph

Charlie Cook

Following the 2018 midterm elections, one of the nation’s leading, nonpartisan political analysts will come to Randolph and talk about what happened, why, and what it means for Congress and the country for the next two years. He will also preview the 2020 presidential election. Charlie Cook, editor and publisher of The Cook Political Report... READ MORE >>

Annual Fall Dance Concert to feature Randolph dancers in elemental theme

Students perform in the 2018 Spring Dance Concert

The Fall Dance Concert is scheduled this weekend, with performances on Friday, October 26, and Saturday, October 27. Both shows begin at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Hall Theatre. Tickets are free for Randolph students and $5 for general admission. The student-run concert is an annual tradition for Randolph College’s dance department, and showcases the choreography... READ MORE >>

Award-winning novelist and Pearl S. Buck Writer in Residence to read work at next Visiting Writers event

Karen Gettert Shoemaker

The second event in Randolph’s Visiting Writers Series this fall will feature Karen Gettert Shoemaker, the College’s Pearl S. Buck Writer in Residence. The reading will take place Wednesday, October 24, at 8 p.m. in the Alice Ashley Jack Room in Smith Memorial Building, and is free and open to the public. Shoemaker is the... READ MORE >>