comparative philosophy

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 >>

Randolph student holding "Where the Wild Things Are"-inspired online class for kids

Evan Pausic '21

Set to run from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Thursday, What Should We Do When We Feel Like A ‘Wild Thing’? is being offered through The Paradox Lab, which works to improve children’s habits of inquiry, self-directed learning, and critical reflection.... READ MORE >>

Randolph Announces 2019-2020 Academic and Leadership Awards

Randolph College banner in front of Main Hall

Academic Awards Art and Art History Outstanding First Year: Aisha Downs Rachel Trexler Ellis ’44 Art Prize for Excellence in Art: Lewis Ward Awarded annually with preference given to a graduating senior studio art major. The criteria for the selection shall include inherent artistic talent and academic performance, along with the intention to pursue a... READ MORE >>

Randolph student lands internship with Boston College's Cooperation Lab

Grace Hart ’23

The lab’s summer research assistants gain experience in all stages of the research process, including recruiting families, collecting and analyzing data, and discussing results.... READ MORE >>

Student-written ASIANetwork grant will allow Randolph students and professor to travel to Nepal for research

As Suzanne Bessenger, a religious studies professor, was designing the syllabus for her Gendering Enlightenment class, she realized that all of the students were interested in fields that would require grant writing. “Instead of asking them to each write a traditional research paper, I thought why not have the students work together to apply for... READ MORE >>

Alumna featured on Next Lawyer Up podcast

A Randolph alumna was recently featured on the Next Lawyer Up with Ron Sykstus podcast, a program that highlights well-respected lawyers. Nesha Wright ’08, who is the founder and principal of the Spencer Wright Law Firm in Huntsville, Alabama, talked with Sykstus for the program, which is featured on the Bond & Botes, P.C. website.... READ MORE >>

Rewilding Institute publishes second essay by Schwartz

David Schwartz

The Rewilding Institute has published another essay on rewilding research in Europe by David Schwartz, a Randolph philosophy professor and the Mary Frances Williams Professor of Humanities. In this piece, Schwartz shares his observations and experiences at the Elbe River Biosphere Reserve in Germany. This is the second in a series of articles by Schwartz... READ MORE >>

Scholar on Chinese politics to discuss ‘Human Rights in China’

Human Rights in China flyer

Perry Link, a world-renowned scholar on modern Chinese literature, politics and intellectual life, will give a special lecture entitled “Human Rights in China” at Randolph on Wednesday, February 12, at 6 p.m. in Wimberly Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Link, retired from Princeton University, continues to teach at the University... READ MORE >>