Vita 2018 April

Vita Abundantior – The Magazine of Randolph College – No. 3 – Spring 2018

Vita Abundantior – The Magazine of Randolph College April 2018 – Number 3 Table of Contents... READ MORE >>

Code Girls Declassified: Dorothy Braden Bruce ’42 can finally reveal her secrets as a WWII codebreaker

Dorothy Braden Bruce ‘42 holds a copy of the recently released book that details her previously top secret experiences as a WWII codebreaker for the U.S. Army.

Alumna’s role in top secret military program finally revealed Dorothy Braden Bruce ’42 was one of the first to learn that the Japanese had surrendered and World War II was over—she even knew before President Harry Truman. But for 70 years, she and the rest of a top secret group of women recruited by the... READ MORE >>

Curiosity Kits: Randolph professor’s research is helping local elementary school students

A Dearington Elementary School student examines a block from a Curiosity Kit.

Randolph professor’s Curiosity Kits are helping stimulate curiosity and achievement in local elementary students.... READ MORE >>

Virtual Reality: Aubrey Husted Norris ’05 is a key player for Minecraft franchise

Main Hall at Randolph College as it would look in the world of Minecraft

Alumna uses her talents as part of leadership team for Minecraft.... 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 >>

On Air Personality: Cale Holmes ’16 has a passion for journalism

Cale Holmes ’16 during a newscast at WBOC in Maryland

Cale Holmes ’16 pursues his passion for journalism On any given day, Cale Holmes ’16 could be asked to cover just about anything for his job as news producer for WBOC, a television station in Salisbury, Maryland. By nature, journalism is a fast-moving career— and Holmes loves every challenging minute. “It’s an interesting gig, and... READ MORE >>

Destination Adventure: Lydia Edwards ’19 spends winter break on research trip in San Salvador

Lydia Edwards ’19 examines a specimen during a scuba diving excursion in San Salvador.

Lydia Edwards ’19 spends winter break on research trip in San Salvador As Lydia Edwards ’19 descended the small, rickety ladder into the pitch-dark cave, she felt the temperature start to rise. At the bottom, she and her fellow researchers crawled on their hands and knees through the sweltering hot tunnels and climbed rock formations... READ MORE >>

Positioning Randolph for the Future: A College Update by President Bradley W. Bateman

Main Hall at Randolph College

In the decade since the global financial crisis of 2008, liberal arts colleges have encountered increasing challenges. While all colleges and universities have had to deal with a significant drop in the number of high school graduates, liberal arts colleges have also confronted a serious challenge to the validity of their traditional mission, as well... READ MORE >>

Choosing a Different Path – Dr. LaShawn Worsley McIver ’98 advocates for public health

LaShawn Worsley McIver ’98 addresses members of the United States Senate in 2017 to advocate for affordable healthcare and continued diabetes research funding.

Medical school experiences abroad lead LaShawn Worsley McIver ’98 to shift her focus to public health policy.... READ MORE >>

Heick Symposium: Alumnae return to share education strategies with area teachers

Kristin Genova Richardson ’79 delivers the keynote for Randolph’s Heick Symposium on Education.

Alumnae return to share education strategies with area teachers.... READ MORE >>