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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 […]

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 […]