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Arts & Culture

Senior Headlines Museum Lecture on Politics

Politics major Ruwa Romman ’15 had the opportunity to deliver a public lecture within her field of study, as part of the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art’s 2015 spring exhibition Azadi va Edalat: Stories Retold by Contemporary Iranian Women Artists. Ruwa was selected by Elizabeth Peterson, OUMA’s director, to speak about the exhibit and share her academic and personal expertise. In her lecture, […]

Einstein Makes an Appearance at Oglethorpe

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of our campus, Oglethorpe University has put one of its rare treasures on display: Albert Einstein’s handwritten manuscript, “The Experimental Confirmation of the General Theory of Relativity,” on view through April 30, 2015 in the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art (OUMA). The manuscript, penned in 1920, was written by Einstein […]

Oglethorpe Partners with Alliance Theatre, Horizon Theatre, Capitol City Opera

Oglethorpe University has partnered with three leading Atlanta arts organizations—the Tony Award-winning Alliance Theatre, the Horizon Theatre Company, and Capitol City Opera Company—to present performances and provide educational opportunities for students of all ages at the Conant Performing Arts Center. “With the unfortunate dissolution of Georgia Shakespeare in the fall, we were committed to exploring […]

The Art of Living and Learning

Holly Bostick ’15 sat on the porch of her small cabin drinking a cup of coffee, watching toucans fly before the most breathtaking sunrise she’d ever seen. There was no electricity, air conditioning, or hot water—just a small wooden cot where she slept. And somehow, that was more than enough. An art history major and […]

Bertram Levy ’63: Renaissance Man

When Bertram Levy finished high school in Long Island, N.Y., he had two choices: go to college or go to Vietnam. The college preparatory student was bright, no doubt, but he would have preferred to pursue his lifelong passion for music rather then enter college. However at his parents’ insistence, he acquiesced to apply. It […]

“STEALING BASE: Cuba at Bat” Explores Baseball, Culture, Politics and More

STEALING BASE: Cuba at Bat is a visual exploration of baseball through the varied perspectives of Cuban-born artists, and will be on view at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art through December 7, 2014. The exhibition, part of the Shelley and Donald Rubin Exhibition Series, features works by 16 established and emerging artists: Jesoviel Abstengo-Chaviano, Alejandro Aguilera, Carlos Cárdenas, […]

International Internship Opens Eyes to the Real World

Like many students, Maggie Crawford ’16 planned an internship as part of her college experience. Unlike most others, her internship was also a study abroad international adventure—in India. Maggie, who is studying international marketing, an individually planned major, worked as a structural advisor for the Mysore Resettlement and Development Agency (MYRADA). In her role, she […]