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Biology student presents at national genetics conference

Earlier this year, Jovan Brockett ’20 was awarded travel funds to present his Honors thesis research at the Allied Genetics Conference in Washington DC. He is part of a growing number of Oglethorpe students to present research at a national conference. The Allied Genetics Conference is a national scientific research conference organized by the Genetics […]

Economics major selected for American Economic Association scholars program

Rising senior Fatima-Ezzahra Boumahdi ’21 has been accepted into the highly competitive American Economic Association’s Summer Scholars Program (AEASP), marking the third consecutive year that an Oglethorpe student has been selected. AEASP is an eight-week program hosted at Michigan State University. The fellowship provides summer development programs to women and minorities majoring in economics, with […]

Communications professor selected for Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program

Dr. Kate Keib, assistant professor of communication studies, has been selected for the Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program, to be held during the 2020-2021 academic year. The Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program was established by former Governor Zell Miller to provide Georgia’s higher education faculty with expanded opportunities for developing important teaching skills, including emerging technologies and […]

Freshman selected for College Democrats of Georgia Executive Board

Freshman Nya Davis ’23 has been selected to serve on the College Democrats of Georgia (CDG) Executive Board leadership as Director of Membership. Davis is among three new executive board leaders chosen from a large, competitive applicant pool of college students from across Georgia. An organization of student activists, CDG advocates at all levels of […]

Watch: Liberal Arts and Sciences Symposium goes virtual

This year, Oglethorpe’s annual Liberal Arts and Sciences Symposium/Posters of Research in Science and Mathematics was held virtually for the first time. The exhibition of student achievement featuring presentations and musical performances had to be adapted to an online environment in light of social distancing efforts. Despite this change, students gave lectures on a variety […]

Scholarships for nonprofit internships open to Oglethorpe students

Thanks to a generous donation from The Robitaille Family in memory of their son Paul Hackett, Oglethorpe students have the opportunity to apply for $2,000 scholarship awards to pursue unpaid, for-credit internships at nonprofit organizations. The awards may be used for qualified expenses, including tuition, required fees, and/or expenses for books, supplies, or other equipment […]

Senior’s research seeks to protect Hawaiian dolphin population

Have you ever come across wildlife at the beach and wondered what to do? You are not alone, according to biology student Alex Prots ’20. Prots’ assistance with faculty-led research on spinner dolphin conservation policy took her to the coasts of Hawaii. There, she learned that wildlife, specifically Hawaiian spinner dolphins, were being treated poorly […]