The Princeton Review Names Oglethorpe Among 2016 Best Colleges

Oglethorpe University was named one of the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review. The well-known education services company lists Oglethorpe among its “Best in the Southeast” recommended schools in its 2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region. Only 140 colleges in 12 Southeastern states made The Princeton Review’s “Best in the Southeast” list …

FORBES Ranks Oglethorpe University Among America’s Most Entrepreneurial Colleges

FORBES has ranked Oglethorpe University among top colleges in the U.S. and #33 among America’s Most Entrepreneurial Colleges 2015. FORBES determines the country’s most entrepreneurial schools based on the entrepreneurial ratios – the total number of alumni and students who have identified themselves as founders and business owners on LinkedIn, divided by the school’s student body (undergraduate and graduate combined). The list …

Internship Spotlight: International Studies Major Guest Blogs for Atlanta Nonprofit

Lily Iijima ’16, an international studies major with a Japanese minor, interned during the spring semester with Go Eat Give, an Atlanta nonprofit that educates the public about differing cultures in an effort to eliminate stereotypes—a mission that resonated with Lily. “Growing up in a multi-cultural household, Lily has seen first-hand the power of personally experiencing …

OU Biology Students Gain Graduate-level Research Experience

For two Oglethorpe students, a typical day in the lab where they were interning consisted of reading research papers, writing a few grant submissions, and carrying out experiments. But it was not just any lab; it was a part of Mercer University’s College of Pharmacy, one of the top pharmacy colleges in the nation. During …

Graduating with a philosophy degree? There’s more than Starbucks in your future | Syracuse.com

By Marnie Eisenstadt There is a joke philosophy professors roll their eyes at: What do you do with a philosophy degree? The punchline: Work at Starbucks. But the philosophers are quietly having the last laugh. An analysis of average salaries by degree shows that by mid-career, graduates with degrees in philosophy can make a solid living: $84,000 …

PRISM: Students Present Science & Mathematics Research

PRISM (Posters of Research in Science and Mathematics) is an annual event that celebrates independent undergraduate research. Students of natural and behavioral sciences (biology, chemistry, physics, psychology) and mathematics  present their research from courses, labs and independent studies in a poster session open to the public.

Seniors Headline Museum Lectures on Politics & Physics

Two Oglethorpe students had the opportunity to deliver public lectures within their fields of study, as part of the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art’s spring exhibitions “Azadi va Edalat: Stories Retold by Contemporary Iranian Women Artists” and “Time is an Illusion: Revisiting Einstein’s Theory of Relativity,” showcasing an original handwritten Einstein manuscript owned by the university. Ruwa Romman ’15 …

Oglethorpe Filmmakers Compete for $10,000 National Prize

A team of Oglethorpe University student filmmakers was selected to advance to the final round of the Campus Movie Fest (CMF) Fan Choice Award, presented by Western Digital. The team will be among a group of the best student-created films nationwide, competing for a chance to win $10,000. Nearly 500 movies from 11 colleges were in competition within …