summer research

Anthology edited by Randolph professor Laura-Gray Street gets NYT shout-out

English professor Laura-Gray Street, Celina Matthews '19, and Elsker look through some of the submitted poetry and artwork for their project.

Author Barbara Kingsolver included Street’s “A Literary Field Guide to Southern Appalachia” in a list of recommended reads focusing on the region. ... READ MORE >>

Students present about 2023 Summer Research projects

Students shared the results of their lab work, cultural and psychological studies, and environmental research. ... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor, student develop art reinstallation proposal for the Maier

“This project does a lot of things, but it reinvigorates the idea of the museum. I want more of the collection to be seen, and I also want it to be more representative of artists who the students could relate to.”... READ MORE >>

Summer research project examining movement dynamics

Research has shown that the observation of an action often involves the internal simulation of that same action in the observer. In other words, you can imagine yourself doing it.... READ MORE >>

Randolph grad takes on new role, continues ongoing research project with the 500-Year Forest Foundation

Gabe Quintero ’23 is working as a field supervisor before transitioning into a forest coordinator role with the organization.... READ MORE >>

Summer research analyzing the antioxidant potential of wine

The wines come from all over the world. They’ve started with varieties from Australia and California, with plans to add wines from Israel, Chile, and France as the summer progresses.... READ MORE >>

Students present about 2022 summer research projects

Students participating in the 2022 Summer Research Program presented the results of eight weeks’ worth of lab work, cultural and psychological studies, and environmental research. ... READ MORE >>

Morality and risk-taking research continues during Summer Research Project

The connection between morality and risk-taking has long interested psychology professor Blair Gross.... READ MORE >>

Summer research exploring the use of urban food forests to address climate vulnerability

A food forest has seven layers, starting with tall fruit and nut trees that provide a canopy, going all the way down to the roots of the plants that sustain it.... READ MORE >>

‘Let It Go’: Summer Research examines how children construct musical meaning

The popularity of the Frozen movie franchise among children, and the ubiquity of its signature song, Let It Go, presented a unique opportunity for Randolph professor Sara Beck.... READ MORE >>