SciFest 2023 recap: Juggler Greg Kennedy, Science Day, Maker Faire, and more

Randolph College’s 2023 Science Festival ran from March 23-26.... READ MORE >>

Randolph accepting SciFest Poetry Jam submissions for K-12 students

All K-12 students in Lynchburg and surrounding counties can submit science- or math-based poems. ... READ MORE >>

Heritage High School biology teacher receives Science Teaching Award from Randolph

Cathy Drumheller

The award honors a high school science teacher who has contributed significantly to the lives of students and exhibits excellence in the teaching of science.... READ MORE >>

SciFest keynote to focus on ‘Life Lessons from Curious Adventures’

Joe Hanson has been telling stories about science for more than a decade.... READ MORE >>

‘It’s Okay To Be Smart’ host to give SciFest keynote

Joe Hanson will bring his passion for “the fun, creative and pure ‘wow’ of science” to Randolph College’s Science Festival later this month.... READ MORE >>

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 >>

Randolph accepting nominations for Science Teaching Award

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Introduced in 2020 as part of the College’s SciFest, the award honors a high school science teacher who exhibits excellence in the teaching of science and contributes significantly to the lives of students, providing inspirational guidance and encouragement. The deadline for nominations is at midnight on Monday, Feb. 22.... 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’s 2020 Science Festival moving online with at-home activities, videos and more

Students blow up balloons for a propelled car at Science Festival.

Randolph’s 2020 SciFest—including its popular Science Day activities—has moved online, with virtual activities planned throughout the spring. New videos and activities will be posted to every week. The site already includes demo videos—on topics ranging from weightlessness and buoyancy to the speed of sound and internal versus external forces—created by members of the College’s... READ MORE >>

'Physics of Superheroes' author to kick off 2020 Science Festival

In addition to author James Kakalios’s open class and keynote address, SciFest includes free Science Day activities for children, a LEGO League Junior Expo, Maker Faire Lynchburg, a Women in Science panel, a Poetry Jam Reading, Glow Stick Star Party and more. ... READ MORE >>