environmental studies

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 >>

Kathryn Davis ’24 explores wildlife conservation in Australia

Kathryn Davis '24 studied in Australia this summer through the School for Field Studies.

Davis participated in the School for Field Studies (SFS), one of the United States’ largest environmental study abroad programs, this summer. ... 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 >>

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 >>

Alumnae return for Women in Science Panel

Dr. Mary Betterton ’81, Caitlin Jones ’17, and Mehgan McCrickard ’03 discussed their careers and offered advice to current students.... READ MORE >>

Jessica McIntosh ’16, ’20 M.A.T. wins Science Teaching Award from Randolph

McIntosh teaches environmental science and biology at E.C. Glass High School. ... 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 >>

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 >>