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Environmental Studies News

News, events and happenings from the Randolph College Environmental Studies department.

The Princeton Review names Randolph one of the top green colleges in the United States
Randolph College is included in the 2014 edition of The Princeton Review’s guide to colleges that earn high marks for sustainability.
Sustainability speaker series begins
This semester, the College will host six speakers—including two alumnae—to talk about a variety of sustainability issues.
Randolph in the News: WDBJ7 Coverage of Student Research
Students join with environmental studies professors to continue study on the health of Lynchburg's streams
Randolph to Host Native American Poets April 10
Nationally recognized Allison Hedge Coke and regionally known Kareene Wood to read and discuss their work, which focuses on the Native American perspective of the natural world
Seven Students Present Research at the Mid-Atlantic Conference for Undergraduate Scholarship
Research was done in the Randolph College Summer Research Program
Randolph Receives $600,000 Grant from the National Science Foundation
The grant, announced on campus Tuesday at Convocation, will provide $599,247 over a five-year period, with the majority of the funding going to student scholarships.
Grass and free-range chicken diets: Students lead research with organic garden chickens
Laura Word ’13, a chemistry major, thought of this research project exploring the affect of grassland on chicken health. Michael Taylor ’13, an environmental studies major, and Adam Houlihan, a biology professor, joined the project.
Internship in the Alaskan wilderness
Nick Cornell's summer “office” consisted of 400,000 acres of mountains, valleys, streams, and lakes.
Teaching Teachers
Award-winning Randolph Math & Science Institute for area teachers makes local headlines
Randolph College Recognized for Work With Area Teachers
Randolph was one of only six in the state to receive award from the Virginia Math and Science Coalition
Randolph College's Science Festival Scheduled for March 22-25
Multi-day event will offer something for everyone
Katelin Shugart-Schmidt '10 Named Virginia Tech’s Graduate Woman of the Year
Shugart-Schmidt was an environmental science major at Randolph
Katelin Shugart-Schmidt '10 wins Virginia Tech Graduate Woman of the Year Award
Tatiana Gilstrap and James Keane have article published in Environmental Earth Sciences.
Professors discover magnetic rocks in nearby Bedford county.
Randolph College Professor Featured in News & Advance
Tatiana Gilstrap was profiled as the paper's Central Virginia Person this week
Randolph College Professor in the News
Tatiana Gilstrap, an environmental sciences professor, featured in local media
Randolph Professors Featured in Local News
John Abell, Brad Bullock, and Kathy Schaefer profiled in story on eating locally grown foods
Randolph College Students Study Edible Landscaping
Summer Research Project looked at use of landscaping plants to provide fruit, nuts, and berries
Randolph Professors Work to Help Local Teachers
SCHEV grant and Summer Research Program help College offer program
New SCHEV Grant Allows Randolph Professors to Help Local Teachers
$140,000 grant funds program aimed at providing teachers with more effective resources and training in math and science instruction

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