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Oglethorpe extends hands-on research opportunities to local high schools

Oglethorpe University expanded its scientific research opportunities this academic year through a promising new partnership with the Paul Duke STEM High School in Norcross. Leveraging state-of-the-art laboratories in the Cousins Center, Oglethorpe is preparing students at the high school, college and even graduate school levels for careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), as […]

OU students, alumni and faculty present research at professional psychology conference

Earlier this month, 13 current Oglethorpe students and three alumni accompanied five faculty to the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) in Orlando, FL. This continued a longstanding tradition of the Oglethorpe psychology department preparing students to submit their own research to peer-reviewed professional conferences. This year’s student participants were Emily Moore ’24, […]

Honors program cohort embodies diversity, high academic achievement

The 2023-24 cohort of the Oglethorpe University Honors program is the largest in five years — and the depth of academic work undertaken by this exceptional cohort also stands apart. A diverse group representing a variety of disciplines across campus, their work has already primed them for success after graduation. In the Honors program, students […]

Three Oglethorpe students present research at international genetics conference

Three Oglethorpe University students recently presented their undergraduate research to an international audience at the Allied Genetics Conference in Washington D.C. Mackenzie Roberson ’24, Jaely Chavez ’24 and Thalia Boston ’24 were selected from applicants across the country to present their discoveries. The Allied Genetics Conference is a distinguished scientific research conference organized by the […]

20 students awarded Oglethorpe undergraduate research funding

Twenty Oglethorpe University students have received funding from Oglethorpe’s Student Research Development Fund, administered by the Philip Weltner Library, to support their undergraduate research Students can apply annually for funding to help with costs incurred while conducting or presenting research. Funds may be used for attending conferences, research-related equipment, and project and logistical expenses. Applications […]

Psychology lecturer co-authors study revealing scientists promote scientific censorship

Lecturer in Psychology Dr. Chris Martin recently helped publish a study on scientific censorship in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a leading international research journal. Co-authored by leading scholars specializing in academic freedom, the study investigates the causes and consequences of obfuscating scientific discoveries. Previous empirical studies of censorship implicate powerful officials — […]

Data Club highlights undergraduate research opportunities at Oglethorpe

Earlier this year, three Oglethorpe students with the help of Dr. Allison Roessler formed Data Club, a student organization dedicated to exposing Oglethorpe students to scientific research opportunities. Data Club was founded by Benton Cogar ’24, Mackenzie Roberson ’24 and Jaely Chavez ’24, with the goal of connecting students to undergraduate research opportunities at OU and creating […]