biology

Randolph professor Erin Heller publishes research

Biology professor Erin Heller recently published the article “Factors that affect migratory Western Atlantic red knots (Calidris canutus rufa) and their prey during spring staging on Virginia’s barrier islands” in PLOS One. The peer-reviewed journal, published by the Public Library of Science, covers primary research from any discipline within science and medicine. Heller conducted the... READ MORE >>

Summer research exploring the use of urban food forests to address climate vulnerability

A food forest has seven layers, starting with tall fruit and nut trees that provide a canopy, going all the way down to the roots of the plants that sustain it.... READ MORE >>

Into the woods: Students assess old-growth forests and carbon storage for summer research project

Their work is supported by funding from the 500-Year Forest Foundation and a grant from the Oak Hill Fund.... READ MORE >>

Meet the graduates: Emily Barcenas Perez ’22

Barcenas Perez will pursue the next step in her career at the University of Southern California Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry—a path that began when she was seven years old and accompanied her mother to orthodontic appointments.... READ MORE >>

Meet the graduates: Analise Presley ’22

Time in the lab at Randolph has given Analise Presley ’22 a leg up when she’s working in the field.... READ MORE >>

Randolph graduate gains valuable experience at wildlife refuge

The Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in the Ozarks of Arkansas rescues lions, tigers, bears, and other wild animals by shutting down illegal animal rings and providing homes and care to the animals they save.... READ MORE >>

Animal Planet: Izaiah Burgos ’24 realizes dreams with zoo internship

“Exploring the natural world, and the animals in it, was always a dream of mine.”... READ MORE >>

Meet the graduates: AJ Marshall ’21

Marshall will be working as a hospital patient care technician while studying for his MCATs, with the ultimate goal of attending medical school.... READ MORE >>

Meet the graduates: Sarah Perry ’21

Sarah Perry ’21 graduated from Randolph over the weekend, but that doesn’t mean she’s saying goodbye to the College! Sarah has been accepted into our Master of Arts in Coaching and Sport Leadership program and will also use an extra year of eligibility to continue playing on the women’s lacrosse team. A biology major, she... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces 2020-21 Academic & Leadership Awards

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2020-21 award winners ... READ MORE >>