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Twelve students elected to the 2019-2020 Honor Council

Oglethorpe University Honor Council Secretary Dr. Michael Rulison has announced the students who will serve on the 2019-2020 Honor Council—students selected by their peers to be entrusted with helping to uphold the academic standards of Oglethorpe University. Congratulations to: Erin Battaglia Jimmy Creamer Benna Curole Hannah Dattilo Sam Katz Margaret Light Vivian Manso Yesha Nayee […]

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 […]

Philosophy major gets full ride to attend Arizona research conference

Junior philosophy major Margaret Light ’20 was awarded the chance to participate in Arizona State University’s first annual Compass Undergraduate Research Conference—all expenses paid. The conference is an extension of ASU’s Undergraduate Journal of American Political Ideas, which publishes essays by undergraduates at colleges and universities worldwide on American political issues related to political philosophy, […]

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. […]

Composer & poet-in-residence Charles Anthony Silvestri on campus for concert, book signing

The Oglethorpe University Singers and Chorale, in collaboration with the English and Comparative Literature department, welcome guest Poet-in-Residence Charles Anthony Silvestri to campus on April 25 for a concert, poetry reading and book signing. Directed by Dr. Timothy Michael Powell, the Singers and Chorale will be joined by soprano and OU affiliate artist Dr. Wanda Yang-Temko and […]

Senior accepted into prestigious economics scholars program

For the second consecutive year, an Oglethorpe student has been selected for the highly competitive American Economic Association’s Summer Scholars Program (AEASP). Michael Bell, a senior mathematics major and economics minor, follows last year’s participant, Paige Davis ’18. The AEASP is an intensive eight-week residential program housed at Michigan State University. The fellowship provides summer development programs […]

Oglethorpe students impress during “hardest math test in the world”

In early December, six Petrels took on the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, affectionately referred to as the “hardest math test in the world,” and turned in a great performance. Team Oglethorpe finished in the top third of more than 400 participating teams, an extremely impressive showing from the group, who spent their own time outside of class […]