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‘Spitfire Grill,’ Randolph’s latest musical, ‘gets right at your heart’

Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. March 3 and 4, 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 5, and 2 p.m. March 6. ... READ MORE >>

Berlind Symposium to explore the art and activism of Faith Ringgold, Aminah Robinson

Their groundbreaking work is currently on display in the College’s 110th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, “Storytellers: Faith Ringgold + Aminah Robinson.”... READ MORE >>

The Marvel Universe comes to Randolph: ‘Hammered: A Thor & Loki Play’ and ‘Squirrel Girl Goes to College’ open Nov. 18

A superhero who can talk to squirrels. A high school graduation crashed by Dr. Doom. Another chapter in the match-up between always-at-odds brothers Thor and Loki. Those are just a few of the plot points audiences can expect from Randolph College’s Marvel Double Feature later this month. The College’s theatre department is presenting two one-acts,... READ MORE >>

‘Aaron Diehl is that musician’: Versatile pianist to perform in next Guest Artist recital

Randolph College’s Guest Artist Music Series continues later this month with a pianist who regularly straddles the line between classical and jazz. Aaron Diehl, the American Pianist Association’s 2011 Cole Porter Fellow, will perform on Sunday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Hall Theatre. “This is a unique occasion to bring such a versatile... READ MORE >>

Borker Film Series returns for fall semester

Flyer for Borker Film Series

Randolph College’s 2021-22 Borker Film Series will begin on Sept. 28 with 1996’s Citizen Ruth.... READ MORE >>

Jennifer Eberhardt, author of ‘Biased,’ to speak at Randolph College in October

Social psychologist Jennifer Eberhardt will speak about her 2019 book, Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We See, Think, and Do, at Randolph College next month.... READ MORE >>

Pearl S. Buck Writers in Residence to read from work

Both Fran Wilde and Lesley Wheeler completed their residencies remotely last year and were unable to participate in any in-person readings, a hallmark of the College’s Visiting Writer Series. The Visiting Writers Series Relaunch & Reunion Reading Gala, featuring both Wilde and Wheeler, is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m. in the Alice Ashley Jack Lounge.... READ MORE >>

Sandra Whitehead Memorial Lecture to focus on history of documentary photography

Laura Katzman, a professor of art history at James Madison University, will examine the history of 20th century documentary photography this weekend during the third Sandra S. Whitehead Memorial Lecture. The lecture, Picturing Puerto Rico under the American Flag: The Documentary Vision of Edwin and Louise Rosskam, will be livestreamed from the Maier Museum of... READ MORE >>

Class of 2020 returns for in-person Commencement ceremony

Change, and lessons learned, were a running theme during a special Commencement ceremony held for the Class of 2020 on Sunday.... READ MORE >>

Randolph’s Alumnae Achievement Awards to be held virtually June 3

Winners include Louisa Branscomb ’71, Jennifer Sullivan Hubbard ’95, Elizabeth Owen ’91, and Katy Worrilow ’80.... READ MORE >>