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 …

Atlanta Ranks No. 2 As Best City For Millennials | 90.1 FM WABE

From 90.1 FM WABE:  Atlanta is one of the best cities in America to be a millennial. That’s according to Time‘s Money section, which ranked us second, after Austin. The list is a group of cities where there’s good projected job growth ─ in Atlanta, more than 14 percent through 2019, Moody’s Analytics reports. Atlanta …

These Are the Best Cities for Millennials | MONEY magazine

From MONEY Magazine: These 5 cities boast high projected job growth and easy living …. 2. Atlanta, Ga. The ATL has fun activities for people of all ages, including a popular zoo, an aquarium, and a collection of several impressive art and history museums. But there’s also a great bar and nightlife scene that millennials—who …

Salvador Dalí, Mid Century Modern Exhibitions Headline at OU Museum of Art

This summer, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art is presenting three concurrent exhibitions: MID CENTURY MODERN: Works on Paper, SALVADOR DALÍ: Trilogy of Love, and KIMO MINTON: Jazz Abstractions, all on view through August 31. “These exhibitions are inspired by the creative outpouring of art at mid 20th century, much of which was influenced by American jazz in …

OU Freshman Doubles as Advice Columnist

At first glance, Curtis Jones ’17 seems fairly typical amidst the throng of students in the campus Starbucks. You’d never guess that he has a “secret identity”: Curtis is an advice columnist for metro Atlanta teens. The Oglethorpe freshman writes for Vox, a nonprofit teen magazine based in Atlanta that is “the voice of Atlanta teens.” …

Josh Harris ’10: Making a Living by Making Laughs

After being featured in the Carillon magazine last winter, Josh Harris ’10 has made major strides in his career as a comedian. He launched his own website and shares his love of comedy by teaching stand-up comedy classes at yourACT Acting Studios in Decatur, Ga. While continuing to do live stand-up, Josh has shifted from …