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Randolph announces 2020-21 Academic & Leadership Awards

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Retiring history professor John d’Entremont reflects on four decades behind the Red Brick Wall

John d’Entremont, Randolph College’s Theodore H. Jack Professor of History, originally planned to be a journalist.... READ MORE >>

Historic markers dedicated in memory of alumnae

World renowned dancer Helen McGehee ’42 and her grandmother, painter Sallie Lee Mahood, Class of 1897, were recognized Friday during a dedication ceremony for historical markers erected in their names.... READ MORE >>

History professor Selda Altan publishes work, presents at conference

Selda Altan

History professor Selda Altan presented “A French Muslim in Qing China: Gervais Courtellemont’s Travels in Yunnan and Chinese Muslims in French Colonial Policy-Making, 1900–1911” virtually during the Biennial Conference of the Historical Society of Twentieth-Century China over the summer. She wrote more about the topic for the Turkish history journal Toplumsal Tarih. Her article, “Yirminci... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor, students collaborate on podcast project

“The Perils of a Racist America: A Podcast by Randolph College” features 17 episodes, recorded by students, focusing on books about the Black experience.... 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 >>

Rivermont Memories: Summer Research documents stories of current, former residents

Joshua Bulavko '22 and Gerry Sherayko

Josh Bulavko ’22 and history professor Gerry Sherayko are spending their summer in the past, delving into the stories of folks who once lived and worked on Rivermont Avenue.... READ MORE >>

Scholar on African history, heritage to give two-part Thayer Lecture at Randolph

Randolph College will host a two-part Thayer Lecture featuring Sheila Walker, a cultural anthropologist, writer, and filmmaker who has taught African and African American studies at the University of Texas, Austin, and directed the African Diaspora Program at Spelman College. On Monday, Feb. 10, at 7:30 p.m., Walker will show Familiar Faces, Unexpected Places, a... READ MORE >>

Talents on display: Brianne Roth ’13 facilitates self-assessments of museum operations across the nation

Brianne Roth

Ever since her first museum internship with the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation in Williamsburg, Virginia, Brianne Roth ’13 knew she wanted to pursue a career in museums. Her dream has since become a reality, and she is now one of two museum assessment program officers for the American Alliance of Museums in Washington, D.C.  “I believe that... READ MORE >>

Helping students soar: Leah Helsel Hamilton ’16 teaches children on Air Force base in Japan

Leah Helsel Hamilton and her husband, Captain Matthew Hamilton, a fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force

Since graduating from Randolph, Leah Helsel Hamilton ’16 has gotten married, moved four times, and worked two jobs in two different fields. For now, though, she and her husband Matthew, a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force, call Okinawa, Japan, home.  Hamilton is working as an educational technician for the U.S. Air Force.... READ MORE >>