economics

Summer catch: Daniel Bickey ’23 working as stadium operations intern for Colorado baseball team

“It’s given me the opportunity to go behind the scenes on the field and see everything that it takes to run a sports organization from a business perspective.”... READ MORE >>

Natalia Hernandez Berrios ’23 completes fellowship at Princeton

This summer, Berrios earned a spot as a Public Policy and International Affairs Junior Summer Institute (JSI) Fellow at Princeton University.... READ MORE >>

The financial viability of rainwater harvesting at the center of summer research project

Rainwater harvesting—the collection of run-off from a structure to store it for later use—can be a powerful tool in combating water supply problems, but questions still remain about its financial viability.... READ MORE >>

Randolph offering business mentorship program to students

A new Business and Economics Mentorship Program will match up current students with graduates who have found success in the business world.... READ MORE >>

Economics professor Mark Harrison retires after a decade behind the Red Brick Wall

Economics professor Mark Harrison is a man on the move.... READ MORE >>

What’s in a name? Summer research analyzing the role brand affiliation plays in hotel industry

This story is part of an ongoing series featuring the work of faculty and students participating in Randolph’s Summer Research Program. Randolph College’s Summer Research Program began May 17. But for Ariadne Pojedinec ’22, it’s been several months in the making. She’s spent most of the spring semester learning how to use Python, a programming language... READ MORE >>

Telling their stories: Summer Research looking at how schools reflect social, economic changes

SRP 2020 Crystal Howell

Kyle May ’21 and education professor Crystal Howell are working to tell the stories of three different communities, reflected in both the industries that sustain them and the conditions of their schools, through work for Randolph’s Summer Research Program.... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor's article published in Virginia Science Journal

John Abell

An article by economics professor John Abell was published in the Fall 2019 edition of the Virginia Social Science Journal. “Redlining in Lynchburg” analyzes Lynchburg’s experience with the federal housing policies of the Homeowners Loan Corporation, which were openly racist in their intent and implemented in ways that precluded blacks from benefiting from them in... READ MORE >>

Three Randolph faculty to present at Race, Poverty, & Social Justice Conference

(From left) Julio Rodriguez, Karin Warren, and John Abell

Three members of the Randolph College Faculty will participate in the 6th Annual Race, Poverty, & Social Justice Conference this weekend at the University of Lynchburg. The theme of the event is “Uprising: Organizing Social Justice in America.” On Saturday morning, John Abell, the Carl Stern Chair of Economics, will present “Redlining in Lynchburg,” and... READ MORE >>

Two students selected for new study abroad opportunity at Queens University Belfast 

Gunnar Copeland (left) and Wade Hall

Since he arrived at Randolph, Wade Hall ’21 has dreamed of studying abroad. Now, thanks to a new partnership between Randolph and Queen’s University Belfast (QUB), he’ll get to spend a semester abroad in Ireland. What’s more, he’ll get to experience it with one of his best friends, Gunnar Copeland ’21.  The two students are... READ MORE >>