summer research

Summer research project studying how different generations describe, interpret sexual violence

This story is part of an ongoing series featuring the work of faculty and students participating in Randolph’s Summer Research Program. Kim Steele ’22 has felt a kinship with Randolph sociology professor Danielle Currier since her first day on campus. “All day, I felt like I didn’t fit in,” says Steele, a mother of two who... 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 >>

Randolph students continue ongoing project with 500-Year Forest Foundation

They are focusing on old growth forest assessment and invasive species management, building on work done during Randolph’s Summer Research Program in 2019.... 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 >>

What’s in a name? Summer research analyzing the role brand affiliation plays in hotel industry

This story is part of an ongoing series featuring the work of faculty and students participating in Randolph’s Summer Research Program. Randolph College’s Summer Research Program began May 17. But for Ariadne Pojedinec ’22, it’s been several months in the making. She’s spent most of the spring semester learning how to use Python, a programming language... READ MORE >>

Summer research looks at symmetries in mathematical objects

Summer Research 2021 Penn

Their project involves vertex algebras, an important class of mathematical objects that serve as a bridge between seemingly disparate areas of mathematics and quantum physics—from number theory to string theory.... READ MORE >>

Students to present findings from 2020 Summer Research

Sabrina Johnson ' and education professor Cheryl Lindeman paint bricks to kick off the Summer Research Program last month. Each student and faculty member was sent a brick to paint as part of the program's 2020 theme, Beyond the Red Brick Wall.

Randolph students participating in the 2020 Summer Research Program will be presenting their findings virtually this week.... READ MORE >>

Summer Research Project exploring discussions of family violence in Latinx community

Summer Research 2020 - Danielle Currier

This story is part of an ongoing series featuring the work of faculty and students participating in Randolph’s Summer Research Program, which is being held virtually this year due to COVID-19. Qualitative research often grows out of the life experiences of both participants and researchers. “We want to talk about our own experiences,” said Randolph... READ MORE >>

A tale of two projects: Summer Research studying actions and perceptions in the world

SRP 2020 Elizabeth Gross

Psychology professor Elizabeth Gross had a plan in place for Randolph’s Summer Research Program. Then COVID-19 happened—and she decided to switch gears with not just one but two different projects.... READ MORE >>