student research

Psychology students present research at annual VPA meeting

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Several Randolph College psychology seniors presented their research papers at the annual meeting of the Virginia Psychological Association in Norfolk, Va. The seniors and their presentation titles are listed below. Jacob Hood ’14 and Robert Villanueva ’14 (presented by Jacob Hood): Effects of Race and Socioeconomic Status on the Perceived Credibility of Eyewitnesses Alexis Arnett... READ MORE >>

Symposium of Artists and Scholars celebrates student excellence

The sixth annual Symposium of Artists and Scholars will include more than 60 presentations highlighting Randolph College students’ scholarly work and creative ventures. The symposium will take place Thursday and Friday. Students will present research on a wide range of topics, such as the effects of dance exercise on coordination improvement, the role fungi play... READ MORE >>

Journal of Higher Education publishes research by Randolph faculty

A prestigious publication on higher education has published an article written by Randolph College faculty members and an alumna. “Classroom Participation and Student-Faculty Interactions: Does Gender Matter?” appears in the latest edition of the Journal of Higher Education. The article was written by psychology professors Holly Tatum and Beth Schwartz, also the Catherine E. &... READ MORE >>

Students present and win awards at communication research conference

Two of our communication studies students recently won accolades at the Student Undergraduate Research Forum, a conference that honors research about communication. Hannah Asher ’12 won first prize in the conference for her research about page layout and font styles in the magazines Cosmopolitan and Maxim. Her paper, titled “Comic Books and To Do Lists,”... READ MORE >>