philosophy

Evan Pausic ’21 awarded annual Academy of American Poets prize

Since its inception in 1955, the University and College Poetry Prize program has awarded cash prizes to nearly 10,000 student poets across the United States. This year, Evan Pausic ’21, who studied philosophy at Randolph, is joining their ranks. Pausic’s poem, Towards My Friend, the Moon, was recently recognized with the 2021 Charles and Fanny... READ MORE >>

Meet the graduates: Evan Pausic ’21

As a learning specialist at Christchurch School, he’ll be working with students who have learning differences or who need additional structure and support. ... READ MORE >>

Schwartz’s essay published in ‘Rewilding Earth’ anthology

David Schwartz

An essay written by David Schwartz, Randolph’s Mary Frances Williams Professor of Humanities, was recently published in the book Rewilding Earth: Best of 2019, a collection of essays, poetry, and photographs.... READ MORE >>

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 >>

'Environmental Values' publishes Randolph professor's work

David Schwartz

In Art History, Natural History, and the Aesthetic Interpretation of Nature, Schwartz examines scholar Allen Carlson’s influential view that knowledge from natural science offers the best framework for aesthetically appreciating nature.... READ MORE >>

Randolph student holding "Where the Wild Things Are"-inspired online class for kids

Evan Pausic '21

Set to run from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Thursday, What Should We Do When We Feel Like A ‘Wild Thing’? is being offered through The Paradox Lab, which works to improve children’s habits of inquiry, self-directed learning, and critical reflection.... READ MORE >>

Randolph Announces 2019-2020 Academic and Leadership Awards

Randolph College banner in front of Main Hall

Academic Awards Art and Art History Outstanding First Year: Aisha Downs Rachel Trexler Ellis ’44 Art Prize for Excellence in Art: Lewis Ward Awarded annually with preference given to a graduating senior studio art major. The criteria for the selection shall include inherent artistic talent and academic performance, along with the intention to pursue a... READ MORE >>

Randolph student lands internship with Boston College's Cooperation Lab

Grace Hart ’23

The lab’s summer research assistants gain experience in all stages of the research process, including recruiting families, collecting and analyzing data, and discussing results.... READ MORE >>

Rewilding Institute publishes second essay by Schwartz

David Schwartz

The Rewilding Institute has published another essay on rewilding research in Europe by David Schwartz, a Randolph philosophy professor and the Mary Frances Williams Professor of Humanities. In this piece, Schwartz shares his observations and experiences at the Elbe River Biosphere Reserve in Germany. This is the second in a series of articles by Schwartz... READ MORE >>

Rewilding Institute publishes Randolph professor’s research on Oostvaardersplassen nature preserve

David Schwartz

This summer David Schwartz, a philosophy professor and the Mary Frances Williams Professor of Humanities, conducted research on the Oostvaardersplassen nature preserve and other rewilding sites in the Netherlands and Germany and wrote about his experiences in an article for the Rewilding Institute.  The trip and his research were part of Schwartz’s larger project, which... READ MORE >>