OU Student Intern Produces NPR Segment Featuring Dr. Nick Maher

Associate Professor of History Dr. Nick Maher was featured on Georgia Public Broadcasting/NPR’s On Second Thought on June 23. The segment was produced by Oglethorpe student Olivia Reingold, an American Studies major, who is interning at GPB this summer. As part of her internship, Olivia pitched the idea to Celeste Headlee, host of On Second Thought, and was …

Oglethorpe Hosts Johns Hopkins University Museum Studies Graduate Students

For two weeks in June, Oglethorpe hosted a group of Museum Studies graduate students from Johns Hopkins University. Led by Oglethorpe professor Dr. Jeffrey Collins, the students were in Atlanta to complete an intensive seminar, “Some-things: Objects as Social, Spiritual, and Historical Constructs,” as part of their final graduate program requirements. Dr. Collins has been …

Please Vote Now – Oglethorpe’s in Sports Illustrated’s Best Mascot Final 4!

The Oglethorpe University Stormy Petrels have made it to the Final 4 of Sports Illustrated’s Mascot Rush for the best mascot in the country. Unbelievably, we’re currently trailing the Alfred University Saxons. But as everyone knows, a Stormy Petrel never gives up—no matter what. VOTE NOW (hint: on ALL of your devices) and help Oglethorpe make …

Oglethorpe Museum Offers Free Admission to Military Families via Blue Star Program

Oglethorpe University Museum of Art is proud to be a member of the Blue Star Museums for a fourth summer! Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military …

Oglethorpe Ranked Among Best Colleges for Economics Majors in Georgia

Career website Zippia recently published its rankings for the top colleges in Georgia for economics majors. Oglethorpe University was ranked among the top three institutions in the state with the best opportunities for economics graduates. “Oglethorpe grads command the highest salaries once they leave the economics department for their first jobs,” Zippia cites in its top 10 …

Oglethorpe University Announces Spring 2016 Dean’s List

The Dean’s Academic Honors List recognizes students who achieved at least a 3.50 term grade-point average, while earning 12 or more semester hours. For the 2016 spring semester, the academic performance of 314 students merited recognition on the dean’s list. “Congratulations on your excellent performance this past semester!” wrote Provost & Vice President for Academic …

The Piedmont School of Atlanta to Relocate to Oglethorpe University in Summer 2016

The Piedmont School of Atlanta, which serves high-achieving children with autism and other learning and social challenges, will relocate to Oglethorpe University’s historic Brookhaven campus in summer 2016. The school will move from their current location at the Boys & Girls Club on North Druid Hills Road, and lease dedicated classroom space on the garden level of …