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Students learn about alternative energy, natural wonders, and vikings in journey to Iceland

Students and faculty hold a Randolph banner in front of a waterfall in Iceland

Nine Randolph environmental studies students and two faculty walked the glaciers, learned about vikings, and admired natural wonders in Iceland as part of a study abroad experience last week. The weeklong trip was part of the “Exploring Geology and Sustainability in Iceland” summer study seminar course, which examined climate change and alternative energy sources being... READ MORE >>

Chua serves on panel for North Carolina Arts Council

Music professor Emily Chua and other panelists on the Composer Artist Fellowship Panel

Music professor Emily Yap Chua recently served on the Composer Artist Fellowship Panel for the North Carolina Arts Council in Raleigh, N.C. The panel reviewed works by composers in a wide range of styles and selected three fellowship recipients. Along with Chua, other panelists included Mélisse Brunet of Appalachian State University, and Keith Davis of... READ MORE >>

Graduate outcomes: What’s next for the Class of 2019?

The Class of 2019 graduated in Smith Hall Theatre on Sunday, May 12. Here is what some of them will be doing next in their lives beyond the Red Brick Wall: Maya Wheeler Major: Environmental studies Working for the Peace Corps in Senegal “I was mostly interested in the environmental field and agriculture, so when... READ MORE >>

Meet the graduates: Alexandra Uzdavinis ’19

Alexandra Uzdavinis

As we look back on Commencement, we’d like to share what some of our 2019 graduates are doing next! Alexandra Uzdavinis ’19 is a business major who is entering the corporate manager trainee program for the Sherwin-Williams Company. Here’s what she had to say about what’s next, and how Randolph prepared her for life beyond... READ MORE >>

Kern co-authors research for American Chemical Society journal

Jesse Kern

Research co-authored by Randolph chemistry professor Jesse Kern and several faculty at the University of Tennessee has been accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of the American Chemical Society journal, ACS Catalysis. The article, “Elucidation of the Reaction Mechanism of C2 + N1 Aziridination from Tetracarbene Iron Catalysts,” is a combined computational and experimental... READ MORE >>

Campus is buzzing following renewal of Bee Campus certification

A bee approaches blooming flowers in front of Leggett Building

Randolph College has once again received national recognition for its efforts to engage the campus in enhancing pollinator habitats both on campus and beyond. Bee City USA® has renewed Randolph’s Bee Campus USA certification for 2019 following a rigorous renewal application. The Bee Campus USA designation recognizes educational campuses that commit to a set of practices that... READ MORE >>

Meet the graduates: Marie Abowd ’19

Marie Abowd

As we look back on Commencement, we’d like to share what some of our 2019 graduates are doing next! Marie Abowd ’19 is an environmental studies major who has been hired as a paid diversity outreach intern for the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Division of Soil and Water Conservation. Here’s what she had to... READ MORE >>

Commencement 2019 recap: Richmond mayor encourages graduates to pursue compassionate, equitable, and successful lives

Families, friends, faculty, and staff gathered on a damp Mother’s Day morning to celebrate Randolph College’s Class of 2019. Because of heavy rain, the May 12 ceremony was moved inside to Smith Hall Theatre. MORE COVERAGE OF COMMENCEMENT 2019 Levar M. Stoney, mayor of the City of Richmond, Va., served as keynote speaker for the... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces 2019 Phi Beta Kappa inductees

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Eleven members of the Class of 2019 have been inducted into the Randolph College chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society. The inductees were: Marie Michele Abowd Elisabeth Jane Ayars Austin Thomas Collier Michaela Abriel Hockenberry Rebecca Elizabeth Lesnak Madeleine Bridget Peters Kaitlyn Michelle Reep Mekenzie Lynn Schmitt Blayne... READ MORE >>

Meet the graduates: Sherri Arthur ’19

Sherri Arthur '19

As we look ahead to Commencement, we’d like to introduce some of our 2019 graduates! Sherri Arthur ’19 is a communication studies major who has been hired as a communications and marketing associate for the YMCA of Central Virginia. Here’s what she had to say about what’s next, and how Randolph prepared her for life... READ MORE >>

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