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13 students awarded undergraduate research funding

Thirteen Oglethorpe students have received undergraduate research awards from Oglethorpe’s Student Research Development Fund, distributed annually. The students are majoring in a range of disciplines, including biology, biopsychology, psychology, chemistry, English, and mathematics. Funding applications were evaluated by a committee comprised of Dr. Lea Alford, Eli Arnold ’06, Dr. Nick Bujak, Dr. Beth Concepción, Alyssa Kowis, Dr. […]

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 […]

Video: Sports communications professionals join PRSSA panel

Careers in Communications: Sports Careers in Communications: Sports panel hosted by Oglethorpe’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter. Featuring Adreinne Midgley, Sr. Manager of Baseball Communications for the Atlanta Braves; Sam Crenshaw, weekend morning host on sports radio 92.9 The Game and broadcaster for GPB Sports and Georgia State Athletics; and Michael Braxton, […]

Photos: Battle of Bloody Marsh commemorates Oglethorpe milestone

The annual “Battle of Bloody Marsh” is named for the famous 1742 battle in which General Oglethorpe’s forces defeated the Spanish troops in South Georgia. Each fall, a team of students and a team of faculty and staff meet to do battle …via tug-of-war. Having lost the “battle” for the first time in ages last year, the faculty/staff […]