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Alumna shares research on Latino diversity and politics at campus lecture

Tia Stokes-Brown ’97 goes over data from her research, entitled “The Increasing Significance of Race: Exploring the Development of Latino Racial Group Consciousness and the Link to Political Participation.”

Tia Stokes-Brown ’97 returned to campus this week to share her research on diversity within the American Latino population and the impact of Latino voters on political elections. Brown, who majored in dance and political science, is now a political science professor at Bucknell University and a faculty fellow for the Office of the Associate... READ MORE >>

Important deadlines approaching for 2016 Summer Research program

Chemistry professor Bill Bare works with Di Bei '’18 in the lab during the 2015 Summer Research program.

Several Randolph students and faculty members are already making plans for summer break. But they aren’t booking a hotel room at a beach resort—they’re developing projects for the College’s 2016 Summer Research program. Next week, grant proposal workshops will be held for students and faculty participating in the 2016 program. Students are required to attend... READ MORE >>

MARCUS Conference at Randolph to highlight work of 112 undergraduate researchers

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This Saturday, 112 undergraduates from across the region will showcase their research and creative projects at Randolph College for the 17th annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference for Undergraduate Scholarship (MARCUS). In its first year hosting the conference, the College anticipates 56 oral presentations and 47 poster presentations. Twenty Randolph students will be presenting Summer Research findings,... READ MORE >>

Virginia Living magazine names Randolph a top college for science, math, and technology

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Now on newsstands, the State of Education issue of Virginia Living magazine has named Randolph as one of the state’s top colleges for science, math, and technology for 2015. The College is one of just 15 four-year schools to earn the recognition. In Randolph’s listing, Virginia Living highlights the Randolph Innovative Student Experience (RISE) Program,... READ MORE >>

Randolph to host 17th annual MARCUS Conference

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Randolph College will host the 17th annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference for Undergraduate Scholarship (MARCUS) on October 10. Since its inception in 1999, MARCUS has attracted students from colleges throughout Virginia and surrounding states. The event typically draws about 100 undergraduate researchers from a wide variety of academic disciplines, who showcase to showcase findings from research... READ MORE >>

Big role seen for tiny houses

Hagay Haut (left) of Randolph College and E.C. Glass student Spencer Cohen take readings on temperature and humidity for the tiny houses they built on campus. (Photo by Jill Nance)

By Jessie Pounds, News & Advance Reprinted with permission Randolph College students study viability of small structures for sustainable housing A tiny house made of mud and straw might sound primitive, even prehistoric, but in a hidden garden on the far reaches of their campus, two Randolph College students are conducting modern experiments with these... READ MORE >>

Randolph College students take soil samples in James River

Allison Brooks gathers a sample of sediment from the James River along Percival's Island on Tuesday. Brooks is part of Randolph College's summer research program, which is testing for possible contaminants trapped near the RockTenn Dam. (Autumn Parry/The News & Advance)

Jessie Pounds, Lynchburg News & Advance With nettles and scrub-brush behind them and the James River before them, the path ahead became refreshingly clear for Allison Brooks and her comrades in research. “Only up to our necks ─ let’s do it,” she said. Brooks, a rising sophomore at Randolph College, is participating in a summer... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor featured on NPR

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Katrin Schenk, a Randolph physics professor, and her students are at the forefront of research using technology to help patients with dementia. ... READ MORE >>

Rainforest research helps Randolph senior prepare for conservation career

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Dan Phung ’15 spent three weeks of his winter break on an isolated island in Panama, where he explored the rain forest in the morning, snorkeled to see coral reefs in the afternoon, and stargazed with his feet in tropical waters at night.... READ MORE >>

Reusable takeout boxes now available in dining hall

Hailey Nguyen green thread to go to-go boxes for the dining hall

Thanks to research and recommendations by a Randolph senior, Cheatham Dining Hall now offers reusable takeout boxes.... READ MORE >>