environmental science

Quianday Worthington ’25 studying behavioral ecology as part of National Science Foundation-funded research experience

Quianday Worthington smiles while working at a computer

Worthington is conducting research at the University of Virginia’s Mountain Lake Biological Station this summer. ... READ MORE >>

Students begin summer research on the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Students collect samples on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Some sit in the boat, while others are in the water in wetsuits.

The project brings together two fields—marine science and computer science—that, at first glance, might not seem like a natural fit.... READ MORE >>

Randolph collaborates on project to plant garden at local high school

They planted the first seeds of the garden at E.C. Glass High School on April 17 and 18.... READ MORE >>

New Randolph exhibit focuses on marine plastic pollution

“Entangled and Ingested,” which opens Jan. 12 in Hampson Commons, located in the Student Center, features seven life-sized collage portraits using plastic film to document animals that are harmed by marine plastic pollution.... READ MORE >>

Ainsley Simmons ’24 leads stormwater management program for summer internship

Simmons is leading the district’s effort to implement the Virginia Conservation Assistance Program. ... READ MORE >>

Randolph grad takes on new role, continues ongoing research project with the 500-Year Forest Foundation

Gabe Quintero ’23 is working as a field supervisor before transitioning into a forest coordinator role with the organization.... READ MORE >>

Randolph graduate shares research during VFIC annual meeting

Eva Pontius Hey ’23 recently took her research on the road, presenting about Randolph’s climate resilience work. ... READ MORE >>

Putting down roots: Randolph collaborates on project to plant a forest garden at local elementary school

The garden will eventually be a source of food for students and community members, grown right in their own backyard.... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces new academic programs

Some of the programs, including computer science, marine science, and criminal justice/criminology, will be introduced for fall 2023. ... 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 >>