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Symposium of Artists and Scholars highlights student research, creative endeavors

McKenzie Givens '19 delivers her presentation,

At Randolph’s 2019 Symposium of Artists and Scholars Friday afternoon, students presented the results of various research and creative projects on topics ranging from teaching strategies to rainwater harvesting to mobile app development. In its 11th year, the Symposium brings together students of all academic disciplines to share research results and highlight some of the... READ MORE >>

Students to present research, creative work at Symposium of Artists and Scholars

Poster presentations at the 2018 Symposium of Artists and Scholars

More than 50 Randolph students will present their academic, scientific, and creative research at the College’s 2019 Symposium of Artists and Scholars April 18 and 19. Modeled after a traditional academic conference, the event begins with a luncheon, followed by oral presentations, a keynote speech, readings of creative works, musical performances, exhibitions of student artwork, and poster... READ MORE >>

Psychology majors present behavioral research at regional conference

Psychology students and faculty at the Carolinas Psychology Conference at Campbell University

On Saturday, April 13, eight Randolph psychology majors presented their research at the Carolinas Psychology Conference, held at Campbell University in North Carolina. Over the course of the fall and spring semesters, students conducted human and animal behavioral research in groups of two to three students. Each group gave a 15-minute oral presentation to an... READ MORE >>

Honor roll: Students inducted into national, international honor societies

The Randolph College banner

On Tuesday, Randolph students from a variety of academic departments were officially inducted into international, national, and College honor societies. Randolph’s 2019 inductees were: Psi Chi (Psychology) Rabiea Ashraf Waijha Ashraf Maida Choudery Alex Conway Tori Green Kyosuke Takano Agnes Reyes Merced   Phi Alpha Theta (History) Rebecca E. Lesnak Alexandra Murgas   Omicron Delta... READ MORE >>

Senior research, RISE grant help Marie Abowd ’19 achieve childhood dream

Chincoteague Island Pony Swim (photo by James Hoskins)

A RISE grant paid for travel and lodging to attend the Chincoteague Island Pony Swim as part of her senior environmental studies research project: “Horsin’ Around: A Comparative Analysis of Wild Equine Management Strategies on Atlantic Coastal Islands.”... READ MORE >>

Alumna’s charitable foundation awards $15,000 grant to support RISE program

The Randolph College banner

Randolph College has announced a $15,000 grant from the Barbara C. Noyes Charitable Foundation, Inc. to support Randolph’s Innovative Student Experience (RISE) Program. RISE awards give students the opportunity to pursue their unique passions. Every Randolph College sophomore, junior, or senior can apply to receive a grant of $2,000 for research, creative work, experiential learning, and... READ MORE >>

Environmental studies students uncover history at Stratford Hall

Students examine tree core samples

Led by Sarah Sojka, a physics and environmental studies professor, students sampled tree cores, mapped trails, and conducted a ground penetrating radar survey of the site. ... READ MORE >>

Summer Research project analyzing textbook costs

Lewis Ward '20 and Stephen Krueger, access and outreach services librarian at Randolph, work together in the Lipscomb Library.

The average American college student pays around $1,200 for textbooks during any given academic year, according to Stephen Krueger, the access and outreach services librarian at Randolph. This summer, he and Lewis Ward ’20 are teaming up to see how Randolph compares. For their Summer Research project, Krueger and Ward are examining the maximum and... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor, students serve as panelists at Virginia Social Science Association conference

(from left) Veronica Lee '21, professor Jennifer Gauthier, Alex Wieczorek '19, and Hannah Overstreet '20

On Saturday, April 21, Jennifer Gauthier, a Randolph communication studies professor, served as a panelist alongside Alex Wieczorek ’19, Hannah Overstreet ’20, and Veronica Lee ’21 at the Virginia Social Science Association (VSSA) conference in Richmond. The group presented “’Still She Persisted’”: Gender, Politics, and Popular Culture,” which included papers addressing gender and politics in... READ MORE >>

Symposium of Artists and Scholars highlights wide variety of student research

Students explain their work at the poster presentation in the Hampson Commons

During the 2018 Symposium of Artists and Scholars on Thursday and Friday, Randolph students presented the results of various research projects on topics ranging from teaching strategies to environmental surveys to planning for a zombie outbreak. In its 10th year, the Symposium brings together students of all academic disciplines to share research results and highlight... READ MORE >>