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Students take on the “hardest math test in the world”

Oglethorpe students again chose to take the “hardest math test in the world.” Even with finals right around the corner, six Petrels faced the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition on Saturday, December 1. Around 4,000 undergraduates participate in the competition each year. The participants work individually on six challenging math problems over two three-hour sessions, 12 total […]

“Educational odyssey” includes study of Dr. King and President Carter

Dr. Stephen Herschler’s Core class, in collaboration with the Atlanta Laboratory for Learning (A_LAB), recently hit the road to learn first-hand from some of Atlanta’s most historically relevant places: the Carter Presidential Library and Museum and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change. The group also toured Dr. King’s birth home and […]

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).

Hammack School of Business Dean Dennis Kelly gets to work

Students and faculty gathered in the Turner Lynch Campus Center Thursday for a meet and greet with Dennis Kelly, the inaugural dean of the Q. William Hammack, Jr. School of Business. Announced in April, Kelly’s role became effective Monday, October 15. Kelly brings a long legacy of corporate and nonprofit leadership in Atlanta and beyond. Most […]

Aspiring student writers network with professional authors

Oglethorpe students studying creative writing and English recently attended the third annual Broadleaf Writers Conference—an opportunity made possible by Prof. Jessica Handler.  An accomplished author, Handler’s involvement in the Atlanta literary community has given her students a peek into the world of the working writer. Hosted by The Broadleaf Writers Association, the two-day conference was held at the […]

Chemistry major’s internship research informs CDC call center protocol

An internship is one of the best ways to practice and explore your future profession. Deon Heavens ’19 learned that first-hand after landing an internship with Project Imhotep. Sponsored by the Public Health Sciences Institute at Morehouse College and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE), Project Imhotep is an […]

Video: Students present business internship experiences

Internships are one of the best ways to test-drive a career, help connect academic studies to the real world, and provide valuable work experience employers value. Students majoring in Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Accounting, Economics, and Communication Studies recently shared their summer internship experiences with faculty, staff and other students. The student presenters included: Alexandria Brown ’19 […]