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Summer research project investigating navigation with smartphone sensors

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Sojka publishes book chapter

Sarah Sojka

Physics and environmental studies professor Sarah Sojka recently published a book chapter in “Resilient Water Management Strategies in Urban Settings: Innovations in Decentralized Water Infrastructure Systems.”... READ MORE >>

Meet the graduates: Tyler Campbell ’21

Campbell will attend the University of Virginia next year to earn his master’s in mechanical engineering, with an eye toward eventually working for a firm in Lynchburg.... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces 2020-21 Academic & Leadership Awards

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Virtual Science Festival to feature ‘Physics of Superheroes’ author

During “The Uncanny Physics of Superhero Comic Books,” James Kakalios will discuss how the stories can be used to illustrate fundamental principles of physics... READ MORE >>

Alumna's foundation awards $30,000 grant to support SUPER

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Randolph College has been awarded $30,000 from the Barbara C. Noyes Charitable Foundation, Inc., to support the Annual Fund for Step Up to Physical Science and Engineering at Randolph (SUPER). Created in 2010, SUPER is a four-year program that provides scholarships to a select number of students each year. It includes academic services, tutoring, special... READ MORE >>

Sheldon records lecture for College Board's AP program

Physics professor Peter Sheldon gives a demonstration for the Physics Phun event during WildCat Weekend

Randolph College physics and engineering professor Peter Sheldon recently recorded an online lecture for the College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) program.... READ MORE >>

National Science Foundation awards nearly $1 million to Randolph's SUPER program for mental health, inclusion initiatives

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This is the third time the College has received a grant from the NSF in support of SUPER. In 2013, Randolph was awarded a $600,000 grant that helped expand the program, followed in 2016 by $1 million that funded it through 2021.... READ MORE >>

A hands-on approach: Summer Research focusing on curriculum guide for teachers

Summer Research 2020 - SciFest

The Science Festival curriculum guide Zoe Waring ’22 is creating for her Summer Research Project is full of activities teachers can use in their own classrooms. It’s the kind of work she wishes was available when she was in school.... READ MORE >>

Randolph Announces 2019-2020 Academic and Leadership Awards

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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 >>