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Two students selected for new study abroad opportunity at Queens University Belfast 

Gunnar Copeland (left) and Wade Hall

Since he arrived at Randolph, Wade Hall ’21 has dreamed of studying abroad. Now, thanks to a new partnership between Randolph and Queen’s University Belfast (QUB), he’ll get to spend a semester abroad in Ireland. What’s more, he’ll get to experience it with one of his best friends, Gunnar Copeland ’21.  The two students are... READ MORE >>

Randolph Society of Physics Students wins another national recognition 

A Randolph student gives a physics demonstration during the 2019 Randolph College Science Festival

The Randolph College chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has won yet another Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS national office. The annual designation is given to fewer than 15 percent of all SPS chapters at colleges and universities in the United States and internationally, and Randolph has now received the award for... READ MORE >>

Equine studies students discuss ethical issues raised in horse adoption, euthanasia

Students in Equine Studies 101 discuss ethical issues during a panel discussion in the Quillian Conference Room

On Wednesday, students in Randolph’s Equine Studies 101 course participated in a panel discussion about horse adoption, rehabilitation, and euthanasia. Specifically, they discussed The Right Horse Initiative and its goals for increasing horse adoption rates in the United States. Facilitated by Jo Miller, adjunct equine studies professor, students debated the many issues with current horse... READ MORE >>

Randolph students graduate from Lynchburg’s Leading Off Campus program

Anthony Fonnesu ’20, Alex Conway ’20, Torie Slaughter ’20, Will Dakin ’21, and Devon Davis ’20

Five Randolph students earned special diplomas earlier this week—not from the College, but from the City of Lynchburg.  Torie Slaughter ’20, Devon Davis ’20, Anthony Fonnesu ’20, Alex Conway ’20, and Will Dakin ’21 each participated in Leadership Lynchburg’s Leading Off Campus institute. In the inaugural program, the students honed their professionalism and leadership skills... READ MORE >>

Internationally acclaimed climate change scholar lectures on ‘How to Solve Climate by 2030’

Eban Goodstein gives the lecture “How to Solve Climate by 2030” to Randolph environmental studies and science students and other members of the Randolph community.

On Wednesday, Randolph students, faculty, and staff learned from one of the world’s leading voices in the environmental field about the ways they can help reduce climate change. Eban Goodstein, an economist, author, and public educator who directs the Center for Environmental Policy and the M.B.A. in sustainability at Bard College, gave the lecture, “How... READ MORE >>

Randolph goes all out for its fifth annual Giving Tuesday campaign

Three students pose with a sign that reads

Randolph College went all out for its fifth annual Giving Tuesday on December 3. During the daylong event yesterday, more than 730 alumnae and alumni, parents, friends, faculty, staff, and students contributed to the Annual Fund, helping Randolph raise more than $325,000, which surpassed the gift total in 2018. All Annual Fund gifts given to... READ MORE >>

Shipley’s essay accepted for publication in Routledge Companion to African American Art History

Lesley Shipley

Lesley Shipley, an art history professor at Randolph, wrote an essay for the forthcoming book, The Routledge Companion to African American Art History, which is scheduled to publish Tuesday, December 3.  Her essay,  “New York in/and African American Art History,” examines the ways in which African American artists of the 20th century have used the... READ MORE >>

Month in Photos: November 2019

A student studies on a bench under fall colors on front campus

We give thanks for a memorable November! Here are some of our favorite photos from the past month:... READ MORE >>

Sheldon named runner-up for national Society of Physics Students award

Peter Sheldon

Peter Sheldon, the Charles A. Dana Professor of Physics & Engineering at Randolph, has been selected as a runner-up for the national Society of Physics Students’ (SPS) 2019 Outstanding Chapter Advisor award.  Sheldon was nominated by his students, who spoke highly of the impact he has made on their college experience and their lives.  “He... READ MORE >>

Anne Wilkes Tucker ’67 honored by Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain

Anne Wilkes Tucker '67

Anne Wilkes Tucker ’67 recently received the Award for Curatorship and an honorary fellowship from the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) of Great Britain.  Tucker, who is a trustee emerita for Randolph, was one of several renowned visual artists from around the world recognized at the RPS’s 2019 awards ceremony. The prestigious awards, which were established... READ MORE >>

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