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Dr. Ron Bobroff leads workshop on investigating “old fields”

Associate Professor of History Dr. Ron Bobroff, along with two other experts from around the country, will be leading a two-day workshop at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center on effectively utilizing libraries and archives while investigating “old fields.” “New Fields for Old: The Revitalization of Political, Diplomatic and […]

Oglethorpe lands grant for summer mathematics camp

The Oglethorpe University Math department, under the guidance of Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics Dr. Mary Garner, was awarded a grant by the Mathematical Association of America to hold a week-long math camp at Oglethorpe in mid-June. Open to high school students, the Summer Day Camp in Mathematics at Oglethorpe University will discuss mathematical problems and […]

Rising junior selected into Mellon Summer Academy for Museum Studies

Lauren Aleece Bustamante ’21 is the latest Oglethorpe student to be accepted into the prestigious Mellon Summer Academy at the High Museum of Art. During the week-long immersive experience, Bustamante, one of only 15 undergraduate students chosen, will learn about curatorial practices from Atlanta-area curators, participate in team exhibition workshops, research and present on a […]

Congratulations, Class of 2019!

Congratulations to the more than 240 graduates honored at Oglethorpe’s 2019 Commencement on May 18!  Check out our live feed video and social media round-up from the festivities—you just might see yourself or your own posts included! Donald Graham, former publisher of The Washington Post and chairman of the board for Graham Holdings Company, was […]

Video: Dear Professor – Dr. Mario Chandler

Dear Professor: Dr Mario Chandler Class of 2019 graduate Haley Evans writes a letter to Dr. Mario Chandler on the way he influenced her over the last four years. Chandler is a Spanish professor and Evans majored in Spanish and Sociology. Several Oglethorpe seniors were asked to write a letter to a professor who impacted […]

Students imagine dragons, place in international mathematical modeling competition

Six Oglethorpe students recently competed in the annual Mathematical Contest in Modeling, an international competition held by COMAP (Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications) for college undergraduates and high school students. Teams of students are challenged to clarify, analyze, and propose solutions to open-ended complex problems in this contest “where research, analytics and applied intelligence […]

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 […]