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Student-led Rehearsal Room C to stage “The Normal Heart”

Rehearsal Room C’s production of “The Normal Heart”, a 1985 play by Larry Kramer, begins November 21. Directed by student Kevin Dew, “The Normal Heart” offers an intimate perspective on the AIDS epidemic in America through the eyes of those who lived it and worked to heal the community. Rehearsal Room C, a student-led theatre […]

Oglethorpe kicks off annual Philanthropy Week Celebration

Oglethorpe’s annual Philanthropy Week Celebration seeks to build awareness and educate the campus community on the importance of giving and giving back. We hope to promote a culture of gratitude within the Oglethorpe community and provide inspiration and ideas on how to “Make a Difference”—at Oglethorpe and beyond. This year, Philanthropy Week is celebrated November […]

Oglethorpe alumna on the ballot for Brookhaven Mayor

Oglethorpe alumna Jennifer Heath ’99 is in the race for Mayor of the City of Brookhaven, home of her alma mater. The Business Administration and Computer Science major, who currently works in digital media design, has spent the last five years being a community advocate in the city, and now is taking her passion for […]

Photos: 2019 Graduate School Fair

More than 30 graduate schools were on campus today for this year’s graduate school fair. Oglethorpe students were able to learn more about post-grad opportunities and programs available at the schools in attendance. Campus grad school fairs are held annually and are hosted by Oglethorpe’s A_LAB (Atlanta Laboratory for Learning). The graduate schools in attendance […]

Tony Award-winning rock musical ‘Spring Awakening’ takes the stage

Performances of Oglethorpe Theatre’s fall show Spring Awakening, directed by Richard Garner, begin October 18th! Spring Awakening is a groundbreaking rock musical about adolescent love, the trials of puberty, and the friendships that young people build in the face of an uncomprehending world. Inspired by Frank Wedekind’s once-banned and still provocative German play from 1891, […]

Introducing the Oglethorpe University Symphony Orchestra

This semester, Oglethorpe’s Music Department has added a new opportunity for instrumentalists on campus. The Oglethorpe University Symphony Orchestra launched in August, with the ensemble’s first practice. A re-envisioning of the former OU Winds Ensemble, the group was formed by Dr. Brent Runnels and Dr. Timothy Powell as a step toward the department’s vision for […]

Oglethorpe University to host its first-ever 5K

On August 10th, Oglethorpe will host its first Stormy Petrel 5K, a closed-course road race around the historic campus. The race is intended for all ages, with male and female bracketed age groups ranging from 12 and under to 60 and over. Money prizes will be given to the top participants, and medals will be awarded […]

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 […]

Photos: Oglethorpe South Asian Club celebrates Holi

The Oglethorpe South Asian Club hosted a Holi celebration at the Turner Lynch Campus Center to usher in the spring season. Holi is a traditional Hindu festival of color and love. More than 50 students covered each other in brightly colored powder amidst water fights, and were treated to a catered lunch buffet from Moon […]