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Five students awarded undergraduate research funding

Five students have received undergraduate research awards from Oglethorpe’s Student Research Development Fund, distributed annually. The students are majoring in a range of disciplines, including biology, chemistry, physics and theatre. Funding applications were evaluated by a committee comprised of Dr. Lea Alford, Eli Arnold, Dr. Beth Concepcion, Alyssa Kowis, Dr. Karen Schmeichel, Dr. Glenn Sharfman […]

Impact of science on society explored through student presentations

Science and human nature are mutually reinforcing in modern society. These are the guiding principles behind the final course in Oglethorpe’s CORE curriculum. During December, students in the 400-level course Science and Human Nature are participating in a digital program that will explore the history, philosophy and practice of science and how it interacts with […]

Student research fund now accepting applications

Research funding is available to Oglethorpe undergraduates, thanks to the Philip Weltner Library student research development fund, established in 2016. Students may apply annually for funding to defray costs incurred while conducting or presenting research. Eligible uses of the funds include attending conferences, research-related equipment, and project and logistical expenses. Nearly 30 stipends have been […]

International Education Week celebrates the global perspective

International Education Week (IEW) will be celebrated November 16-20, 2020 throughout the U.S.—and at Oglethorpe University. IEW, a joint initiative of the U.S. Departments of State and Education, celebrates the value and benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.  It’s also is an opportunity to promote programs that not only prepare Americans for a global […]

Oglethorpe students take part in historic election

In what has turned out to be one of the most important elections in modern history, the Oglethorpe community came out in force to encourage voter participation and help inform others about the process. The new OU SOAR Lab (Social Media Observations Analytics Research), a new coalition of students dedicated to analyzing social media trends, […]

Second annual Diversity Week led by SGA’s Junior Class Senator

Oglethorpe’s Student Government Association (SGA) is hosting its second annual Diversity Week, a tradition founded by the current SGA President Taylor Roberts ’21 and this year led by Junior Class Senator Courtland Davis ’22. Davis collaborated with Natasha Byrd, associate director of residence life, Essence Washington, associate director of the counseling center, and OU’s Student […]