fall 2020

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 >>

Randolph Theatre to present English professor’s original play via Zoom

Gary Dop not only adapted the script to comment on the state of politics but also our daily lives in the midst of a pandemic. The entire play has been re-staged for Zoom.... READ MORE >>

Pearl S. Buck Writer in Residence taking Randolph students into the future

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/26/opinion/3d-printed-unicorns.html

Fran Wilde’s remote residency, which begins next week. She’ll be leading a five-week workshop with students, dubbed Writing the Impossible, that focuses on speculative fiction. ... READ MORE >>

Randolph’s SUPER, STAR programs work to create connections during online learning

Professor Sarah Sojka teaches during the 2018 Step Up to the Physical Sciences and Engineering at Randolph (SUPER) program.

Both programs are both dedicated to helping first-year students adjust to college life. In 2020, that task became even more difficult, creating a sense of community with students who couldn’t be together in person.... READ MORE >>

Q&A with new faculty: Justina Licata

Justina Licata

Lincata is Randolph’s Ainsworth Visiting Professor of American Culture, a two-year position. ... READ MORE >>

Randolph theatre program adapts to online learning with tutorials, supply kits

Randolph theatre professor Stephanie Earl has spent the spring and summer watching as theatre communities all over the world adjusted to performing during a pandemic. “There has been a ton of content out there, a lot of play readings, that have happened via Zoom,” Earl said. “It started in the spring, but in a small... READ MORE >>

Q&A with new faculty: Erin Heller

Heller has joined Randolph as a visiting assistant professor of biology. This fall, she’ll be teaching zoology, with a corresponding lab course, as well as Principles of Conservation Biology.... READ MORE >>

Academic Services Center addresses online learning needs

Randolph’s Academic Services Center is offering all of its usual services this semester, with some added elements to address online learning needs.... READ MORE >>

Hitting a new note: Randolph music faculty expand online instruction for students

Emily Chua playing piano in Wimberly Recital Hall at Randolph

As the fall semester begins, Randolph College professors are working to keep the music alive for students, thanks to lessons learned last spring.... READ MORE >>

Biology lab kits offer students a unique online learning experience

Biology lab technician Sara Harper and visiting biology professor Erin Heller put together lab kits for students taking Heller's zoology course this fall.

Students enrolled in visiting biology professor Erin Heller’s zoology course will be receiving dissection lab kits in the coming days, in preparation for the start of the fall semester next week.... READ MORE >>