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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 […]

Ruminations on Notre Dame

We all witnessed yesterday the fall of the fleche, the 800-ton spire of Notre Dame, and privately lamented the loss. The fire swept through the roof, and the fear is that treasures from the medieval world may be now irrevocably damaged or destroyed. A student raised the question in class: why all the fuss? Stuff […]

Students unveil OUMA acquisition by artist Shanequa Gay

Students, OUMA unveil major painting acquisition A group of students, together with Oglethorpe’s Student Government Association, successfully led an initiative to acquire a work of art for the museum’s permanent collection that reflects the diversity of the Oglethorpe University student body. SGA voted to approve funding for the purchase of a painting by Atlanta native […]

Students, OUMA to unveil major painting acquisition

Join Oglethorpe students for the unveiling of a major painting acquisition in the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art on Friday, April 12 at 2 p.m. A group of students, together with Oglethorpe’s Student Government Association, successfully led an initiative to acquire a work of art for the museum’s permanent collection that reflects the diversity of […]

Student professional organization visits global communications marketing firm

Edelman, the storied multinational communications marketing firm, hosted Oglethorpe students interested in pursuing public relations and communications careers. The April 3 event was sponsored by Oglethorpe’s PRSSA chapter (Public Relations Student Society of America), advised by Dr. Kate Keib and supported by University Communications and the A_LAB (Atlanta Laboratory for Learning). The students who attended were Alexander Oakley, Manuel Portillo, Lindsay […]

Wall Street Journal names Prof. Handler’s debut novel among ‘The 10 books you’ll want to read this spring’

Writing professor Jessica Handler’s debut novel, The Magnetic Girl, will be released April 9 by Hub City Press and the praise is already rolling in. Set in 1883, The Magnetic Girl is a coming-of-age novel that looks at one girl’s power over herself and those around her. Protagonist Lulu Hurst discovers a book that sparks her interest in electricity, […]