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The Atlantic publishes article by President Bateman

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An article by Randolph College President Bradley W. Bateman was featured on The Atlantic’s website recently. Bateman’s article addresses President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan and imagines how famed British economist John Maynard Keynes would react to the proposed budget. You can read the article in its entirety at https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/04/trump-infrastructure-keynes/522204/.... READ MORE >>

Middle school students team with Randolph College mentors to build tiny house

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By Josh Moody/The News & Advance (reprinted with permission) A program at Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School for Innovation has students swinging hammers and stretching tape measures, all in the name of science, technology, engineering, arts and math. Dunbar students are working to sharpen STEAM skills through the construction of a 20-foot-long and 8-foot-wide tiny... READ MORE >>

Randolph trustee featured in Austin American-Statesman

Edna Aguirre Rehbein '77 receives her Alumnae Achievement Award from President Bradley W. Bateman in September 2015.

Randolph College Trustee Edna Aguirre Rehbein ’77 was featured in the Austin American-Statesman’s “Getting to Know You” section this week. A resident of Round Rock, Texas, Rehbein was elected to the Randolph’s Board of Trustees earlier this year. She was also one of the College’s Alumnae Achievement Award recipients in 2015. Read the full article... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor’s beer research featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Randolph communication Studies professor J. Nikol Beckham was recently featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education for her research on the American brewing industry. Read the full article at http://chronicle.com/article/The-Scholars-Who-Look-at/237319.... READ MORE >>

Anonymous alumna gives $1 million to Randolph College

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By Jessie Pounds The News & Advance Randolph College announced a new $1 million gift for infrastructure from an anonymous alumna in a news release Wednesday afternoon. At the same time, the school also announced it received two additional $250,000 challenge grants for infrastructure: one from The Cabell Foundation and one from The Mary Morton... READ MORE >>

Randolph’s Bee Campus designation receives media attention

Sophia Dill '18 extracting honey

Bee Campus USA recently announced that Randolph College was the ninth educational institution in the nation and the first in Virginia to be certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program, designed to marshal the strengths of educational campuses for the benefit of pollinators. The Bee Campus USA designation recognizes educational campuses that... READ MORE >>

Aspiring artists learn from professionals at Lynchburg camp

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The 2015 WildCat Theatre Conservatory camp was featured in a WDJ7 evening news broadcast July 29. Follow this link to see the video: http://www.wdbj7.com/news/local/aspiring-artists-learn-from-professionals-at-lynchburg-camp/34421342 For more information on the annual WildCat Theatre Conservatory camp, visit http://www.randolphcollege.edu/theatre/wildcat-theatre-conservatory/... READ MORE >>

“Tech cats” code at Randolph

Nikitha Prabhu (left) and Shiloh Mack test their lego robot at the Tech Cats Coding Camp on Wednesday at Randolph College. (Photo by Jill Nance)

By Katrina Dix, News & Advance Reprinted with permission Adults might glaze over if the conversation turns to programming, but children haven’t learned to be intimidated, making them the perfect students for Tech Cats Coding Camp. “You get kids interested in this stuff early … then they’re not going to blink,” said Katrin Schenk, who... READ MORE >>