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Call for Proposals: Annual Liberal Arts and Sciences Symposium

Annual Liberal Arts and Sciences Symposium Oglethorpe University April 26, 2017 CALL FOR PROPOSALS: LASS The 2017 LASS Committee invites proposals for participation in Oglethorpe University’s annual undergraduate research symposium. This year’s symposium will combine LASS + PRISM to showcase all of our undergraduate research across the curriculum. At this annual event, students present the […]

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 […]

Follow along online with the Alternative Winter Break in New Orleans!

Oglethorpe’s Alternative Winter Break group is in New Orleans for the week participating in service, having dialogues with the community, and critical reflection.  They completed their first day of service on Wednesday! Throughout the week, they will be blogging and sharing their experiences.  Check it out each day. The posts get more in depth as the week progresses […]

“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 […]

Four students awarded undergraduate research funding

The Philip Weltner Library Undergraduate Research Fund, established in 2016, has announced its first round of research grant recipients: Kelsey Hurt (Dec. ’16) received funding to continue her psychology research and present at the national conferences of the Society for Neuroscience and Society for Social Neuroscience in San Diego. Kelsey is currently an intern/research assistant at […]

Photos: Students present course-based research

At the close of the fall semester, students in chemistry, computer science, physics, and psychology presented course-based research at an open poster session in the Turner Lynch Campus Center. “PRISM Lite” is a mid-year version of PRISM (Posters of Research in Science and Mathematics), an event celebrating independent undergraduate research at the end of the academic […]

Oglethorpe junior awarded Gilman International Scholarship to study in China

International Studies major Gracie Gallegos ’18 has been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, to study abroad during the spring 2017 semester. The Gilman award is presented annually to only 850 American undergraduate students nationwide. This is the second consecutive year the scholarship has been […]

Chemistry scholar wins national undergraduate research award

Senior Kelly Jacobson ’17 is one of only 21 students nationwide to win a Sigma Zeta Student Research Award from the Sigma Zeta National Science and Mathematics Society. Established in 2011, the awards help to fund undergraduate student research projects. Kelly, a Chemistry and History double major, received the award to support her research in “Acquisition and Analysis […]

Newly published: Oglethorpe Journal of Undergraduate Research, Vol. 6, Issue 2

The latest issue of the Oglethorpe Journal of Undergraduate Research is now available online and includes the following works: The Prison of Camp Sumter: A Post-Civil War Portrait Jutoria T. Warner, Oglethorpe University Art as a Tool in Quantum Mechanics Zachary Vealey, Oglethorpe University Barrie’s Traditional Woman: Wendy’s Fatal Flaw Charlsie G. Johnson, Oglethorpe University Soviet Kitsch during […]