comparative philosophy

Randolph introduces new comparative philosophy major

Most philosophy departments focus primarily on Western philosophy. Randolph’s will broaden that focus to include Eastern traditions like Buddhism as well as African, Latin American, and Islamic traditions.... READ MORE >>

PHOTOS: Lamas create sand mandala at Randolph College

Three lamas from the Drikung Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism constructed a sand mandala on Randolph College’s campus from Sept. 13-18, 2021. ... READ MORE >>

Tibetan lamas to build sand mandala at Randolph College

After an opening ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 13, in the south wing of Lipscomb Library, they will work daily from 10 a.m. to noon and 3 to 5 p.m. on the mandala. ... READ MORE >>

Mortensen publishes article in philosophy journal

She published “Knowing How as a Philosophical Hybrid,” with co-authors Chad Gonnerman and Jacob Robbins in the journal Synthese this summer.... READ MORE >>

Evan Pausic ’21 awarded annual Academy of American Poets prize

Since its inception in 1955, the University and College Poetry Prize program has awarded cash prizes to nearly 10,000 student poets across the United States. This year, Evan Pausic ’21, who studied philosophy at Randolph, is joining their ranks. Pausic’s poem, Towards My Friend, the Moon, was recently recognized with the 2021 Charles and Fanny... READ MORE >>

Meet the graduates: Rabiea Ashraf ’21

Ashraf, a psychology and religious studies major, will be heading to Columbia University next fall to earn a dual master’s degree in Islamic studies and Muslim cultures.... READ MORE >>

Meet the graduates: Evan Pausic ’21

As a learning specialist at Christchurch School, he’ll be working with students who have learning differences or who need additional structure and support. ... READ MORE >>

Schwartz’s essay published in ‘Rewilding Earth’ anthology

David Schwartz

An essay written by David Schwartz, Randolph’s Mary Frances Williams Professor of Humanities, was recently published in the book Rewilding Earth: Best of 2019, a collection of essays, poetry, and photographs.... READ MORE >>

Latesha Thornhill ’21 telling the stories of veterans through VA internship

Thornhill is working as a digital media engagement intern for the Department of Veteran Affairs, researching and fact checking the VA’s external communications, including its Veterans of the Day blog posts.... READ MORE >>

'Environmental Values' publishes Randolph professor's work

David Schwartz

In Art History, Natural History, and the Aesthetic Interpretation of Nature, Schwartz examines scholar Allen Carlson’s influential view that knowledge from natural science offers the best framework for aesthetically appreciating nature.... READ MORE >>