global studies

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 >>

Randolph students represent Bahrain at virtual Model UN conference

A delegation of Randolph College students participated in the virtual 2021 National Model United Nations Conference last month, discussing global issues and proposing solutions to some of the world’s most pressing issues. ... READ MORE >>

Scholar on Chinese politics to discuss ‘Human Rights in China’

Human Rights in China flyer

Perry Link, a world-renowned scholar on modern Chinese literature, politics and intellectual life, will give a special lecture entitled “Human Rights in China” at Randolph on Wednesday, February 12, at 6 p.m. in Wimberly Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Link, retired from Princeton University, continues to teach at the University... READ MORE >>

Ranita Opoku-Sarfo ’21 helps provide solutions to poverty through internship in Uganda

Ranita Opoku-Sarfo wearing her Sawa World T-shirt

Ranita Opoku-Sarfo ’21 aspires to one day have a career in which she can help solve global problems. This summer, she’s doing her part to address one of them—poverty—through an internship with Sawa World in Kampala, Uganda. “Sawa World transforms the lives of vulnerable youth living in extreme poverty within Kampala by giving them access... READ MORE >>

Lauren Appel ’20 studies foreign policy, business in Cuba

Lauren Appel '20 at the podium in a Cuban government building

As other students returned to Randolph’s campus to start the spring semester in mid-January, Lauren Appel ’20 was still in Cuba taking classes and learning about foreign investment and global integration at the University of Havana. Appel spent two weeks there during winter break as part of a special study abroad experience. In addition to... READ MORE >>

Living the dream: Randolph student interns with international nonprofit, Kakenya’s Dream

Rebecca Lesnak '19

This fall, Rebecca Lesnak ’19 became the first Randolph student to intern for Kakenya’s Dream. Founded by Kakenya Ntaiya ’04, the nonprofit organization works to empower girls in Kenya through education. For her internship, Lesnak is working remotely from campus to advance the mission of the organization, using her skills as a global studies and history... READ MORE >>

Summer Internships: Q&A with Katie Godwin ’19

Katie Godwin '19

From as close as downtown Lynchburg to as far as Vietnam, Randolph students are applying the skills they learned behind the Red Brick Wall in exciting internships across the world this summer. For this post, we asked global studies and sociology major Katie Godwin ’19 a few questions about her internship with the Matt Haggman... READ MORE >>

Virtual Reality: Aubrey Husted Norris '05 is a key player for Minecraft franchise

Main Hall at Randolph College as it would look in the world of Minecraft

Alumna uses her talents as part of leadership team for Minecraft.... READ MORE >>

On Air Personality: Cale Holmes '16 has a passion for journalism

Cale Holmes ’16 during a newscast at WBOC in Maryland

Cale Holmes ’16 pursues his passion for journalism On any given day, Cale Holmes ’16 could be asked to cover just about anything for his job as news producer for WBOC, a television station in Salisbury, Maryland. By nature, journalism is a fast-moving career— and Holmes loves every challenging minute. “It’s an interesting gig, and... READ MORE >>

Randolph team earns Distinguished Delegation Award at national Model UN conference

Randolph students and alumnae at a chapter event in New York City hosted by Lorena Kern '72

Last week, Randolph College sent a delegation of students to an international summit in New York City, where they discussed international relations and proposed solutions to some of the world’s most pressing issues. Fifteen Randolph students represented Equatorial Guinea in the 2018 Model United Nations conference March 18-22. The team received special recognition for its... READ MORE >>