Classics

Thinking Global: Katie Snyder ’15 helps with antique globe archiving and research

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Katie Snyder ’15 immersed herself in the world of antique globes this summer. Snyder was seeking an internship at a museum, but she received an offer from Omniterrum, a company that sells globes in a store in Lynchburg. The story also helps museums acquire antique globes with historical significance. Once she walked in, Snyder knew... READ MORE >>

3D printer helps make lifelike masks for Greek Play

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Randolph College students got a head start on the Greek Play this week by beginning to build several theatrical masks with the help of cutting-edge 3D scanning and printing technology.... READ MORE >>

Summer Research student analyzes DNA to aid archaeological project

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Ngoc “Kelly” Pham ’16 never considered herself a scientist until she had the chance to practice it firsthand at Randolph College. Pham just spent two months extracting DNA from old Tunisian bones to help determine how many people were buried at a 1,300 year-old crypt. A biology major, Pham is working on a Summer Research... READ MORE >>

Randolph Students Blog from Italy Archaeology Trip

Students participating in the Randolph College Archaeological Conservation Institute in Italy this summer will be sharing their experience working with ancient artifacts at the Centro di Conservazione Archeologica in Belmonte in Sabina, Italy. Read about their adventures…... READ MORE >>

Randolph students restore Roman artifacts in Italy

A group of Randolph students is currently in Italy restoring ancient Roman artifacts with the Centro di Conservazione Archeologica (CCA). What exactly do students DO on this trip? Watch and find out in this video from Roberto Nardi of the CCA. In its second year, the two week Archaeological Conservation Institute is a collaboration between... READ MORE >>

Restoring History – Randolph students work with respected conservators in Italy.

In the heart of a 13th-century former Franciscan convent in Italy, a group of Randolph College students gained more than textbook knowledge of archaeology last summer. Thanks to a new partnership with the Center for Archaeological Conservation (CCA), the students were able to work with internationally respected conservators as they restored materials from the 1st-century... READ MORE >>

Susan Stevens Receives National Teaching Award

LYNCHBURG–Susan Stevens, a Randolph College classics professor, will receive the 2011 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award from the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA).
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Classics Professor Amy Cohen Wins Davidson Award

Associate Professor of Classics Amy Cohen is the 2009-10 recipient of the Katherine Graves Davidson Award. The honor was announced during Randolph College’s Convocation ceremony on September 1, 2009. The award is given annually to a full-time member of the Randolph faculty who has been outstanding in bringing distinction to the College. In presenting the... READ MORE >>

Randolph Group Takes Greek Play on the Road

The following article was published in the Lynchburg News & Advance Sunday, June 7, 2009. It is reprinted with permission.
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