Karin Warren

Virginia Heat Watch: Summer research focusing on climate vulnerability as part of statewide project

Randolph is one of 12 institutions in the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) collaborating on Virginia Heat Watch, which will map and analyze where residents are most at-risk during heat waves.... READ MORE >>

Randolph students continue ongoing project with 500-Year Forest Foundation

They are focusing on old growth forest assessment and invasive species management, building on work done during Randolph’s Summer Research Program in 2019.... READ MORE >>

Warren to lead regional efforts for statewide heat mapping project this summer

Karin Warren landscape

The project, called Heat Watch, will study where residents are most at risk during extreme heat waves.... READ MORE >>

Randolph expands pollinator garden for Earth Day

On Thursday, professor Karin Warren, Sustainability Coordinator Allison Brooks, and a rotating group of volunteers expanded the pollinator garden located between Martin and Presser halls.... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor, students continue water quality monitoring project despite pandemic

Randolph’s 18-year streak studying the Blackwater Creek continued in 2020—just with some masks and social distancing thrown in.... READ MORE >>

Warren presents at environmental studies conference, elected to board of directors

Karin Warren landscape

Warrin, who was elected to serve on the AESS board of directors for a second term in June, made two presentations, including “Connecting Campus and Communities for Climate Justice” and “Getting the Most of External Reviews: Before, During, and After.”... READ MORE >>

President's end-of-year message to alumnae and alumni

Aerial view of Randolph and the surrounding community in Lynchburg, Va.

It is hard to believe that we have reached the end of the academic year. These past weeks have been filled with challenges and uncertainty as we have all tried to adjust to the world as we know it today.... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor and staff member present at national summit

Karin Warren, the Herzog Family Professor of Environmental Studies, presented this week at the Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit alongside Allison Brooks, Randolph’s sustainability coordinator. The summit, which was held in Atlanta, Georgia, brings together higher education leaders from across the nation share cutting-edge solutions and ideas during next-level conversations. “At Randolph, we are committed... READ MORE >>

Three Randolph faculty to present at Race, Poverty, & Social Justice Conference

(From left) Julio Rodriguez, Karin Warren, and John Abell

Three members of the Randolph College Faculty will participate in the 6th Annual Race, Poverty, & Social Justice Conference this weekend at the University of Lynchburg. The theme of the event is “Uprising: Organizing Social Justice in America.” On Saturday morning, John Abell, the Carl Stern Chair of Economics, will present “Redlining in Lynchburg,” and... READ MORE >>

Internationally acclaimed climate change scholar lectures on ‘How to Solve Climate by 2030’

Eban Goodstein gives the lecture “How to Solve Climate by 2030” to Randolph environmental studies and science students and other members of the Randolph community.

On Wednesday, Randolph students, faculty, and staff learned from one of the world’s leading voices in the environmental field about the ways they can help reduce climate change. Eban Goodstein, an economist, author, and public educator who directs the Center for Environmental Policy and the M.B.A. in sustainability at Bard College, gave the lecture, “How... READ MORE >>