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Physics professor Peter Sheldon named Leader of the Month by Lynchburg Business magazine

Peter Sheldon

Peter Sheldon, the Charles A. Dana Professor of Physics & Engineering and director of the Center for Student Research at Randolph, is featured as Leader of the Month in the latest issue of Lynchburg Business magazine. In the article, Sheldon answered questions about his work at Randolph, the SUPER program, and his role in founding... READ MORE >>

Randolph music professor selected to direct first-ever musical production in historic theater

Randall Speer

Randolph music professor Randall Speer has been chosen as music director for the Academy Center of the Arts’ first-ever music theater production, Follies, on its newly renovated historic stage. Tickets are now on sale for the show, which opens May 10. A true theatrical event, this legendary masterpiece is considered by many to be the... READ MORE >>

Stevens publishes article in Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Archaeology

Susan Stevens

An article by Susan Stevens, a Randolph classics professor and the Catherine E. and William E. Thoresen Chair in Humanities, was recently published in the Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Archaeology. The article was titled “Incorporating Christian Communities in North Africa: Churches as Bodies of Communal History,” and was, in part, the product of a... READ MORE >>

Randolph art history professor to give public lecture on borders and barriers in landscape photography

Lesley Shipley

On Sunday, April 7, Lesley Shipley, an art history professor at Randolph, will give the lecture “Art on the Edge: Borders and Barriers in Contemporary Landscape Photography” at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. The program, which begins at 2 p.m., is free and open to the public. Shipley will discuss the theme... READ MORE >>

Abell to present research at Social Science Association conference

John Abell

John Abell, the Carl Stern Chair of Economics at Randolph, will present his paper, “Redlining in Lynchburg, Virginia,” at the Virginia Social Science Association conference on April 13 at Longwood University. The Virginia Social Science Association is the oldest association of academics in Virginia, comprised of scholars from multiple social disciplines. In addition to his... READ MORE >>

Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra Concert to feature Randolph faculty

Randall Speer

Music professor Randall Speer will guest conduct the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra strings and percussion at Court Street United Methodist Church in downtown Lynchburg on April 6 at 7 p.m. The program will highlight “The King of Instruments,” the pipe organ, with Carol Williams, an acclaimed organist and adjunct instructor of music at Randolph. Featured works... READ MORE >>

Randolph music professor to perform at Mercyhurst, Susquehanna universities 

Emily Chua playing piano in Wimberly Recital Hall at Randolph

Music professor Emily Yap Chua has upcoming piano performances at two universities in Pennsylvania. She will perform in Mercyhurst University’s Walker Recital Hall on Monday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Roche Guest Artist Series. She will also lead a master class for students. On Wednesday, March 20, she will play works... READ MORE >>

Randolph mathematics professor publishes papers, organizes workshop

Michael Penn

Randolph math professor Michael Penn has published two new works. The first was co-authored with Chris Sadowski of Ursinus College and Corina Calenescu of the City University of New York and was titled “Principal subspaces of higher level twisted A22 modules.” The article was published in the journal, Algebras and Representation Theory, and is the... READ MORE >>

Visiting Writer Series to feature M.F.A. faculty member Wayétu Moore

Faculty member Wayétu Moore reads from her work

Wayétu Moore, an accomplished fiction/nonfiction writer and member of Randolph’s M.F.A. in creative writing program’s core faculty, will give a special reading at Randolph on Wednesday, March 13, at 8 p.m. in the Alice Ashley Jack Lounge of Smith Memorial Building. The event is free and open to the public. Moore is the author of... READ MORE >>

Faculty, staff take center stage in The Show

Faculty and staff pose after their rendition of

On Tuesday night, Randolph students got to see faculty and staff in a new light as they performed their special “talents” in The Show.  The theme for the 2019 event was “The Greatest Show,” inspired by the musical, The Greatest Showman. This year’s iteration of The Show featured singing, dancing, music videos, and other “unique” performances. The event dates... READ MORE >>