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Student research development fund now accepting applications

For the fourth year, research funding is available to Oglethorpe undergraduates actively engaging in research projects via the Library’s student research development fund. Students may apply annually for funding to defray the costs of conducting or presenting research, including conference travel and registration. All students are eligible to apply. The deadline to apply online is […]

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 […]

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 […]

Highlights: 2019 Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium

The Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium brings together the university community in a day-long celebration of exemplary analytic and creative work produced by Oglethorpe students during the academic year. The day began with a PRISM (Posters of Research in Science and Mathematics) poster session, where students presented their class-based and independent research projects. Keynote speaker was Oglethorpe’s own […]

Oglethorpe’s Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium to be held April 24

On Wednesday, April 24, Oglethorpe University will hold its annual day-long celebration of student excellence at the Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium (LASS) and Posters of Research In Science & Mathematics (PRISM). Day classes are canceled on this date so that all members of the Oglethorpe community may participate. The symposium features a series of […]

Photos: Students present original research at annual psychology conference

Oglethorpe students and recent alumni, together with Psychology faculty, traveled to the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) annual conference in Jacksonville, FL in March. The students presented original psychological research that was conducted at Oglethorpe and accepted through a peer-review process. As most presenters are faculty or graduate students, this is a notable accomplishment for undergraduates. […]

13 students awarded undergraduate research funding

Thirteen Oglethorpe 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, biopsychology, psychology, chemistry, English, and mathematics. Funding applications were evaluated by a committee comprised of Dr. Lea Alford, Eli Arnold ’06, Dr. Nick Bujak, Dr. Beth Concepción, Alyssa Kowis, Dr. […]

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. In the first two years, […]

Photos: 2018 Graduate School Fair

More than 80 Oglethorpe University students flocked to the Turner Lynch Campus Center to learn more about post-grad opportunities from graduate schools in attendance, showcasing the different programs available to students. Campus grad school fairs are held annually and are hosted by Oglethorpe’s A_LAB (Atlanta Laboratory for Learning).