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Science + Art Saturdays = fun for area high school students

Students take photos and selfies with art in the Maier as part of a Science + Art Saturdays activity

This fall, Randolph College will continue its popular (and free) Science + Art Saturdays, featuring a wide range of scientific and creative ventures for local high school students. Each session begins at 10 a.m., lasts about two hours, and includes a complimentary lunch. Laboratory activities are taught by Randolph faculty, and interactive tours and art workshops are... READ MORE >>

2019 Science Festival explores ‘The Art and Science of Origami’

Child participating in science activities during the 2018 Science Festival

Did you know there is a mathematical algorithm to the art of origami? Did you also know that the algorithms and theorems of origami design have shed light on long-standing mathematical questions and have solved practical engineering problems? Robert J. Lang, a physicist and one of the world’s leading origami artists, will explain the connection... READ MORE >>

Randolph Science Festival receives Technology Program of the Year Award

Participants in the 2018 Science Festival work on computers

Randolph College’s Science Festival was recently recognized for its impact on the region at the Lynchburg Regional Technology Council’s 2018 Tech Edge Awards ceremony. Randolph received the Technology Program of the Year Award, which recognizes an educational institution or group of students who have shown outstanding achievement in the areas of technology and innovation in... READ MORE >>