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Economics News

News, events and happenings from the Randolph College Economics department.

Randolph hosts kickoff for Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit
The statewide conference on sustainable urban agriculture will begin with a documentary screening at 6:30 p.m. April 14 in Randolph College’s Smith Hall Theatre.
Randolph professor and student research the reality of hunger and poverty
John Abell, an economics professor, and Teague Nelson ’14, a history major, are interviewing Lynchburg residents about the challenges posed by poverty, hunger, and food deserts.
Colton Hunt ’13 named top Division III student athlete for all sports
Hunt added another title to his academic and athletic accomplishments by being chosen as the Academic All American out of more than 175,000 D-III athletes from 12 sports.
Safiyah Lopez and Shradha Shrestha present senior research at the New York State Economics Assocation Annual Meeting
Students present results of neighborhood satisfaction survey.
Shradha Shrestha presents senior and summer research at New York State Economics Assocation Annual Meeting
Student's research examines the effects of a housing non-profit's home renovations on surrounding property values.
Economic Professor published in The American Economist
Elizabeth Perry-Sizemore coauthors paper on undergraduate research in economics
Mark Harrison wins Best Paper award.
Business and economics professors received award at 2012 conference
Economics student earns spot on Academic All-American Team
Colton Hunt '13 is one of few basketball players in the nation to receive this academic honor
Research by Randolph Students Featured in Local Article About Food Deserts
John Abell and his class published the research in a Virginia journal last year.
Randolph Economist Published in International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics
Elizabeth Perry-Sizemore ('97) coauthors chapter on writing in economics
Economics Students, Professor Published in Virginia Journal
Students in John Abell's Economics of Food and Sustainability course researched and wrote paper about food deserts in Lynchburg last spring
Randolph Magazine: Living in America
Senior finally receives citizenship after years of red tape.
Randolph College Chef and Professor Featured on WSET
Dave Wasson shows a reporter how easy it is to cook with local ingredients while John Abell talks about the economic benefits of locavore movement
Economics Professor Publishes Letter in Washington Post
John Abell was also published in the New York Times last summer
Students, Faculty Present Research at MARCUS Conference
Summer research participants share results of their collaborative projects.
Randolph Professors Featured in Local News
John Abell, Brad Bullock, and Kathy Schaefer profiled in story on eating locally grown foods
Economics Students Work With Professor to Study A Nonprofit's Impact on Property Values
Students partner with the Lynchburg Neighborhood Development Foundation for research project
Economics Professor Published in New York Times
John Abell's editorial included in package on how U.S. companies can help the debt crisis
John Abell Publishes Letter in New York Times
July 13 publication included Abell's views on how U.S. companies can help the debt crisis
Randolph College in the News: Economics Class Makes Impact on Lynchburg
John Abell's Economics of Food and Sustainability course offers interesting look at Lynchburg's food options

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