Global Studies

Virtual Reality

Main Hall at Randolph College as it would look in the world of Minecraft

Alumna uses her talents as part of leadership team for Minecraft.... READ MORE >>

On Air Personality

Cale Holmes ’16 during a newscast at WBOC in Maryland

Cale Holmes ’16 pursues his passion for journalism On any given day, Cale Holmes ’16 could be asked to cover just about anything for his job as news producer for WBOC, a television station in Salisbury, Maryland. By nature, journalism is a fast-moving career— and Holmes loves every challenging minute. “It’s an interesting gig, and... READ MORE >>

Randolph team earns Distinguished Delegation Award at national Model UN conference

Randolph students and alumnae at a chapter event in New York City hosted by Lorena Kern '72

Last week, Randolph College sent a delegation of students to an international summit in New York City, where they discussed international relations and proposed solutions to some of the world’s most pressing issues. Fifteen Randolph students represented Equatorial Guinea in the 2018 Model United Nations conference March 18-22. The team received special recognition for its... READ MORE >>

A World Apart

This photo of Matea Osti '08 (left) and Marwa Abdel Latif '09 ran in the New York Times in 2006. (Credit: Josh Meltzer/The New York Times/Redux)

Two refugees find friendship, sense of home during college years It was a cold January day in 2005, when a new international student sat down at the same table as Matea Osti ’08 in the College dining hall. Osti had noticed her a few days before, huddled in her winter coat while inside one of... READ MORE >>

Randolph alumnus earns prestigious Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Photo of Youssef Elkei

A Randolph College alumnus has been named a 2015 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellow by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Youssef Elkei ’13 is one of just 20 students nationwide to receive the honor. Ten other students received the undergraduate fellowships. Administered for the U.S. Department of State by the Woodrow Wilson... READ MORE >>

Randolph students honored at National Model United Nations

Penny Trieu ’15 and East Cao ’16 won an award for best position paper at the National Model United Nations conference.

Two Randolph College students won an award at the National Model United Nations Conference (NMUN) in New York City, March 29-April 3. Penny Trieu ’15 and East Cao ’16, sitting on the Human Rights Council, won an award for best position paper. Position papers are policy memos prepared in advance of the conference by student... READ MORE >>

Great Decisions lecture series features talk by Randolph global studies professor

jennifer dugan

Jennifer Dugan will present a talk in the 2015 Great Decisions lecture series on Thursday, February 12, in the Lynchburg Public Library Community Meeting Room at 3 p.m.... READ MORE >>

Creative writing and social activism meet in upcoming lecture

Photo of Corbon Addison

Author Corban Addison will give a public lecture at Randolph College on Monday, Dec. 1, from 7 – 8 p.m in Nichols Theatre.... READ MORE >>

Summer Research projects aim to increase food sustainability and security

Photo of students and professor working together

Two Randolph students focused on sustainable food supplies in research projects this summer. Paul Rush ’16 worked on a project that would allow Randolph students to help feed people in need in the Lynchburg community. Hailey Nguyen ’15 investigated steps the College could take to improve sustainability of its own food services operations. Rush started... READ MORE >>

Student wins awards at fast-paced international affairs conference

Youssef Alkei pauses for a picture with Aishani Bansal, director-general of the organizers of the Cornell International Affairs Conference.

Over fall break, Youssef Elkei ’13 exiled a government leader, convinced a nation’s cabinet not to start a war, and was assassinated—all as a part of a government simulation at a foreign affairs conference. Elkei represented Randolph College in the Cornell International Affairs Conference (CIAC). He served as minister of justice in a mock Egyptian... READ MORE >>