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Oglethorpe students, alumni behind-the-scenes at Alliance Theatre

Two Oglethorpe students had the opportunity to spend their summers working behind-the-scenes with the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta’s Tony Award-winning regional theatre. “I learn something every day, big or small,” said D’Zerrea Richarte ’21 of her literary intern position. “Officially, I read scripts and research any dramaturgical needs the director or producers may want. I told […]

Oglethorpe launches scholar success summer pilot program

This year, Oglethorpe will launch the Paul Hackett Summer Success Scholars Program, a holistic residential program to help new students acclimate during the fall semester. The program is led by Compass, Oglethorpe’s first-year academic advising initiative, and funded by a three-year grant from the Robitaille family in memory of Oglethorpe alumnus Paul Hackett. In its inaugural […]

Chemistry lab addition invigorates academic research

Oglethorpe is home to a new Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscope. “It’s like an MRI, but for a molecule,” explained Dr. Andrew Walden, assistant professor of organic chemistry. “Everyone who is taking chemistry is going to be using it. That means physics, chemistry, all the biology majors.” Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy is a technique […]

Sophomore’s first internship takes her to Capitol Hill

Politics and Economics double major Lola Oyinloye ’21 is taking the first steps in her career this summer with a highly coveted congressional internship in Washington, DC. The Oglethorpe junior is interning with Congressman David Scott, the representative for Georgia’s 13th district. Oyinloye had set her sights on Congress for her first internship, and when […]

Psychology major accepted into trauma research training program

This summer, psychology major Raquel Battaglia ’20 was selected to participate in the Undergraduate Trauma Research Training Program at Syracuse University. The program, funded by the National Science Foundation, is designed to provide undergraduates with research experience, while improving access to research opportunities for underrepresented groups, specifically military veterans. “The focus of the program is […]

Rising junior lands internship with Leadership Atlanta

This summer, communications major Naima McHardy ’21 secured a highly competitive internship with Leadership Atlanta, one of the oldest sustained community leadership programs in the nation. Together with an expansive network of distinguished alumni, Leadership Atlanta connects and inspires a select group of leaders to strengthen metro Atlanta’s communities. “I want to make a difference […]

Rising junior selected into Mellon Summer Academy for Museum Studies

Lauren Aleece Bustamante ’21 is the latest Oglethorpe student to be accepted into the prestigious Mellon Summer Academy at the High Museum of Art. During the week-long immersive experience, Bustamante, one of only 15 undergraduate students chosen, will learn about curatorial practices from Atlanta-area curators, participate in team exhibition workshops, research and present on a […]

Senior constructs career path with Habitat for Humanity

“Being outside and building things with new people just sounds like the best time,” said senior Evan Furst. Furst had never before been on a build site for Habitat for Humanity, the nonprofit that helps provide decent and affordable housing around the world. But she wanted to—and her volunteer inquiry soon turned into something bigger. […]