student research

Randolph hosting 23rd MARCUS conference in October

Randolph College is hosting the 23nd Annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of Undergraduate Scholarship (MARCUS) on Oct. 23.... READ MORE >>

New podcast, focusing on the fight for reproductive justice, emerges from Randolph’s Summer Research Program

This summer, Isabel Stephens ’23 and professor Justina Licata are shining a light on the movement through a podcast they’ve researched, written, and recorded themselves during the program’s eight weeks.... READ MORE >>

Small but mighty: Summer research evaluating the diversity of microscopic algae from the Eastern Shore

Aleighson Robertson ’24 scrolls through the images on her laptop, pointing out the microorganisms captured on each frame.... READ MORE >>

Randolph students examining Virginia’s monument landscape this summer

The summer research project was inspired by the events of the last year, when the murder of George Floyd inspired protests, along with the questioning, and often removal, of longstanding monuments.... READ MORE >>

Summer research testing the nutritional value of chocolate, berries

This story is part of an ongoing series featuring the work of faculty and students participating in Randolph’s Summer Research Program. Every now and then, something in everyday life will remind Analise Presley ’22 of her studies. When it happened last summer, she couldn’t wait to tell Ann Fabirkiewicz, Randolph’s Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry... READ MORE >>

Students analyzing mouse calls, and training a network to detect them, for summer research project 

Last summer, Randolph professor Katrin Schenk and a group of students worked to evaluate a program called DeepSqueak, which is used to detect and classify mouse vocalizations, for the College’s Summer Research Program. Now, Schenk is working alongside a different group of students to build a new network that will outperform it.... READ MORE >>

Symposium of Artists and Scholars set for April 29 and 30

The College’s annual Symposium of Artists and Scholars will shine a light on a wide range of topics this year—from the influence of stress on the brain to the robotization of the Winfree Observatory to the public art project Yarning for Unity. ... READ MORE >>

Virtual MARCUS conference to highlight work of undergraduate researchers

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A group of Randolph students will be discussing their summer research during the 22nd Mid-Atlantic Conference of Undergraduate Scholarship (MARCUS) this weekend. A celebration of student excellence that shows off research from a diversity of disciplines, MARCUS features oral presentations, narrated posters, and elevator speeches by more than 60 student speakers from across the United... READ MORE >>

Symposium of Artists and Scholars submission deadline extended

Yolanda Cobblah '17 presents her research during the 2017 Symposium of Artists and Scholars

Students wanting to participate in Randolph’s Symposium of Artists and Scholars have a little more time to get their proposals in! The deadline to apply has been extended until Wednesday at 11:59 p.m. The symposium, scheduled for April 23 and 24, offers students a chance to showcase their research, senior capstone projects, class projects, academic... READ MORE >>

Physics students present research at national conference

From left: Jude Quintero '20, Joe Vazquez '20, Hailey Gilman '21, Kyle Miller '20, Jackson Powell '21, Leif Kvarnes '20, and physics professor Peter Sheldon

This weekend, six students attended and presented their research at PhysCon 2019, hosted by the national Society of Physics Students in Providence, Rhode Island. Attendees included Jude Quintero ’20, Joe Vazquez ’20, Hailey Gilman ’21, Kyle Miller ’20, Jackson Powell ’21, Leif Kvarnes ’20, and Peter Sheldon, the Charles A. Dana Professor of Physics & Engineering. Quintero... READ MORE >>