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Jonathan Allen ’19 reflects on his startup, year one

Jonathan Allen ’19 is not only looking back at his year at Oglethorpe, but also at his first year as a CEO. Before arriving on campus, Allen began a research platform, Gauge, which celebrated its anniversary of incorporation May 11. Allen left an internship at SalesLoft to fully pursue the venture, and throughout the academic year saw […]

What a Worm Is Worth

How an innovative undergraduate research partnership is benefiting Oglethorpe, Emory and Alzheimer’s research. When Oglethorpe’s Dr. Karen Schmeichel and Emory University’s Dr. David Katz came up with the idea for a research partnership between the two institutions, they envisioned an opportunity for Oglethorpe students to conduct hands-on research and gain experience in the lab. They […]

Photos & Videos: 2017 Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium in review

The Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium  brings together the university community in a day-long celebration of exemplary analytic and creative work produced by Oglethorpe students during the academic year. The day began with a PRISM (Posters of Research in Science and Mathematics) and Study Abroad poster session, where students presented their class-based and independent research projects. Keynote […]

Bluebird Livestream on Campus

Did you know Oglethorpe has a live bluebird camera? Check it out, there may be some bluebird babies on the way! The bluebird livestream evolved out of a special projects assignment by two Oglethorpe students, Andrew Davenport ’12 and Sandy Vuong ’12, who teamed up to investigate the behavior of Eastern bluebirds for their Urban Ecology class, taught by Dr. Roarke Donnelly, associate professor […]

OU students among City of Atlanta sustainability ambassadors

Oglethorpe University was recently invited to send student ambassadors “who are passionate and knowledgeable about sustainability” to the City of Atlanta Office of Sustainability’s first Student Ambassador Roundtable, an initiative to help promote collaboration and sustainability awareness in the Atlanta community. Oglethorpe participants included current student Madeleine Tulk ’19 and recent graduate Tate Davis ’16. The […]

Congressional candidate Jon Ossoff speaks on campus

Oglethorpe University’s College Democrats hosted Georgia’s Democratic 6th District candidate, Jon Ossoff, drawing a capacity crowd in the Turner Lynch Campus Center today, despite the inclement weather. Oglethorpe alumna and Georgia State Representative Dar’shun Kendrick ’04 was on hand to help welcome Ossoff and his campaign team to campus. Ossoff is running to replace previous 6th […]

PHOTOS: Atlanta employers meet future leaders at on-campus career fair

Every spring, Oglethorpe’s Atlanta Laboratory for Learning (A_LAB) hosts an on-campus career fair to give Oglethorpe students and alumni the opportunity to connect with recruiters from Atlanta’s top employers. Corporations and nonprofits of all sizes attend to find new talent for part-time and full-time positions and internships. This year, a record number of employers flocked […]

Dr. Jeffrey Collins to present at International Technology, Education and Development Conference

Dr. Jeffrey Collins, senior lecturer in art history and anthropology, has been invited to present on the topic “Intentional Learning for Global Issues and Solutions” at the 11th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED) in Valencia, Spain, March 6-8, 2017. Dr. Collins’ presentation will demonstrate how Oglethorpe’s international course Global Issues is being used […]

“Global Oglethorpe” study abroad program success leads to expansion

Oglethorpe launches GO Barcelona in 2016, London in 2017 Since 2012, Oglethorpe has served as the academic partner of LeadAbroad (formerly Global LEAD), approving academic faculty, syllabi, course pedagogy and materials for its multifaceted study abroad programs. LeadAbroad programs attract a growing number of students from universities across the U.S., most of whom earn transferable […]