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Smith, Czuhai present research from Randolph’s Natural History Collections at national conference

Cai Czuhai and Emily Smith examine fossils in the Natural History Collections lab at Randolph

Emily Smith, coordinator of Randolph’s natural history and archaeology collections, and Cai Czuhai ’20 recently presented research from the College’s Natural History Collections at the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections annual conference in Chicago. Czuhai presented the poster, “Depicting Extinction and Evolution,” which detailed the process Czuhai used to create the life-sized... 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 >>

Blending Art and Science: Campus exhibition utilizes Randolph’s Natural History Collection to honor botanical artist

During a special workshop, Randolph students paint specimens from the College’s Natural History Collection using materials similar to those Sydney Parkinson used in the 1700s.

Campus exhibition utilizes Randolph’s Natural History Collection to honor botanical artist... READ MORE >>

Diverse bird collection donated to Randolph

Photo of bird in hand

The Randolph College Natural History Collections Project (NHCP) recently celebrated a recent donation of almost 300 specimens of birds, including rare and extinct species.... READ MORE >>