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Society of Physics Students earns national award for community service

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Randolph’s chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) recently earned the 2016-17 Blake Lilly Prize from the national Society of Physics Students organization. The prestigious award recognizes the Randolph chapter’s community outreach efforts and dedication to physics education. The award was named in honor of Blake Lilly, a graduate student in atmospheric sciences at... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor awarded 2015 Outreach Prize from Society for Classical Studies

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Amy R. Cohen, professor of classics and the Catherine Ehrman Thoresen ’23 and William E. Thoresen Chair of Speech and Theatre at Randolph College, has been awarded the 2015 Outreach Prize of the Society for Classical Studies. As both the driving force behind the Greek Play revival at Randolph and as the editor-in-chief of Didaskalia,... READ MORE >>

Elementary students TAG along with Randolph education majors

Grace Cummins '16 teaches TAG students about polymers.

A dozen elementary school students watched with anticipation as Tom Overgaag ’17 dropped more than $15 in quarters onto a newspaper boat floating in a plastic container filled with water. When the 62nd quarter dropped aboard, the paper boat teetered, then slowly sank as students laughed and cheered. The “Let’s Build” workshop was one of... READ MORE >>

Randolph’s 2015 Science Festival draws thousands to campus

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Thousands of people of all ages took advantage of a range of free activities during Randolph College’s 2015 Science Festival this weekend. The event kicked off with Rebecca Thompson, head of public outreach from the American Physical Society (APS) and also author of the popular comic series, Spectra: The Laser Superhero. Thompson’s lecture on Thursday... READ MORE >>

Physics Club Wins National Award

The Randolph College chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has been named an Outstanding Chapter by the National Society of Physics Students for 2008-2009. This is the fourth national Outstanding Chapter award for the club, having earned the honor in 2004-05, 2005-06 and 2007-08. “We have an outstanding group of students who are... READ MORE >>