Oglethorpe Grad’s Internship Research Featured in The New York Times

John Yager ’15,  an Oglethorpe graduate who majored in international studies, recently saw his internship research—relevant to current world events—published in one of the world’s top newspapers. While an intern at The Carter Center in Atlanta, John was a part of its Conflict Resolution Program’s Syria Conflict Mapping Project, founded in 2012, which analyzes open …

Freshman Gets “A Closer Look” at Future Career

Until about two years ago, I never thought about my future or what I wanted to major in when I got to college. Right before my sophomore year in high school I found an internship with a public relations company and I began to think that the communications industry is where I am supposed to …

Senior Class President’s “Shady” Business Promises Bright Future

Alex Attebery ’16, a biopsychology major and business minor, just launched his own sunglasses business, Woah! Shades. In addition to being senior class president, president of his fraternity Delta Sigma Phi, and carrying a full class load, Alex has been working behind-the-scenes for more than two years to set up his business. Woah! Shades offers all-natural, hand-crafted wooden glasses that …

Future in Focus for Photography Student Entrepreneur

Caitlin Tabilog ’18, an individually planned major in graphic design, is already developing into quite an entrepreneur. A member of the Oglethorpe Women’s Varsity Soccer team, Caitlin has been building her own photography business since she was a senior in high school, first finding her place behind the camera while photographing friends, and then quickly expanding to professional …

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 …

Art History & Biology Majors Lend Expertise to Audubon Exhibit

At a small liberal arts university like Oglethorpe, students have opportunities they may not get elsewhere. In this case, it was the chance for a biology student and an art history graduate to impact a public art exhibition. Holly Bostick ’15 and Jessie Gregerson ’16 were enlisted by the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art to assist …

Oglethorpe Senior Racks Up Hackathon Wins

Haider Khan ’15 doesn’t exactly fit the hacker stereotype. But the chemistry major, who’s minoring in computer science, bested the competition to win two back-to-back hackathons, as well as a start-up competition, all hosted in metro Atlanta. A testament to Haider’s skills and training, the victories have also been lucrative. Haider and his teammates won …