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Senior awarded Gilman International Scholarship to study aboard

Senior Ciarán Flake ’18 received the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad for the fall 2017 semester. Ciarán will be attending the University of Oxford in Oxford, England. This marks the third consecutive year the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs-sponsored scholarship has been awarded to an Oglethorpe student. Ciarán is an […]

New OU Museum Research Center presents academic research opportunities

The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art has launched a new research center that is giving greater accessibility and visibility for its ever-growing permanent collection—and growing academic research opportunities for students. The research center had inauspicious beginnings as a workroom in the museum, but with the help of continuing education student Grady Clinkscales III, the museum began, with […]

Mindful leadership program arrives in Atlanta, Oglethorpe for first time

A globally-recognized leadership program aimed with the intent to create a better world is coming to Atlanta for the first time, and calling Oglethorpe home. The Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI), will be on campus October 16-17, 2017 for the highly-interactive training program. Born at Google and based on cutting-edge neuroscience research, SIYLI focuses on […]

Pegasus Creative student communications agency celebrates 5 years

In 2012, Oglethorpe University opened its doors to the student communications agency, Pegasus Creative. Under the guidance of the professional staff at University Communications, Pegasus provides student interns with the opportunity to perfect their communication and journalism skills. This year marks its five-year anniversary. Since their time at Pegasus, many of these interns have used their […]

Barcelona summers promise art, history and food

The Catalan capital is rich in culture Since 2012, Oglethorpe has served as the academic partner of LeadAbroad, approving academic faculty, syllabi, course pedagogy and materials for its multifaceted study abroad programs. LeadAbroad programs attract a growing number of students from universities across the U.S., most of whom earn transferable Oglethorpe credit for the program. LeadAbroad […]

Experience London, get college credit

Study abroad partnership expands across the pond Since 2012, Oglethorpe has served as the academic partner of LeadAbroad, approving academic faculty, syllabi, course pedagogy and materials for its multifaceted study abroad programs. LeadAbroad programs attract a growing number of students from universities across the U.S., most of whom earn transferable Oglethorpe credit for the program. […]

Psych major skills lead to career in a classroom

Sometimes an internship can lead you down a whole new path “I never saw myself becoming a teacher,” Josh Maley ’17 confessed. Oglethorpe has a way of opening new doors, just like it did for Maley. The university’s unique position within Atlanta allow it to surface opportunities that would never be on your radar otherwise. Maley […]

The Science Class for the 21st Century

More questions, fewer answers – at Oglethorpe, science is all about discovery Whether you’re an Atlanta resident or a passing traveler, you can’t help but notice the striking silhouette of the Bank of America Plaza. This skyscraper isn’t just the highlight of our famous Atlanta skyline. It’s also the tallest building in Georgia and the […]

Oglethorpe undergrad aids Emory scientists in epigenetic research

How the partnership between Oglethorpe and Emory is opening doors for an ambitious biology student—and advancing research in epigenetics The fast-growing field of epigenetics is one of the hottest topics in biology research. Exciting discoveries are emerging all the time. And now Elias Castro, a biology major and recent graduate of Oglethorpe University, has contributed […]