Today's News 4/17/2014

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Symposium of Artists and Scholars celebrates student excellence
The sixth annual symposium, to be held Thursday and Friday this week, will include more than 60 presentations highlighting the work of Randolph College students.
Representing Malta
Students from Randolph College’s Model United Nations team are representing Malta, an island country off the coast of Sicily, in the National Model UN Conference this week.
Watch the Randolph College Happy Video
We had a lot of people participate in our recent music video set to the song “Happy” by Pharrell Williams.

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Symposium of Artists and Scholars celebrates student excellence
The sixth annual symposium, to be held Thursday and Friday this week, will include more than 60 presentations highlighting the work of Randolph College students.
Randolph Mathletes Finish Strong in National Competition
A team of Randolph students scored in the top fifth of all participating colleges and universities in the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition.
Representing Malta
Students from Randolph College’s Model United Nations team are representing Malta, an island country off the coast of Sicily, in the National Model UN Conference this week.
Watch the Randolph College Happy Video
We had a lot of people participate in our recent music video set to the song “Happy” by Pharrell Williams.
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.
Alumna publishes three books in 2014
London author Kelley Swain ’07 is publishing two books of poetry and her first historical novel this year.
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.
Randolph psychology professor publishes more books in EasyGuide series
The EasyGuide series gives students an accessible guide for conducting research in the social sciences.
Spring Dance Concert features student and professional choreography
The Annual Spring Dance Concert will be held at 8 p.m. April 3–5 in Smith Hall Theatre.
Exploring Slavery's Legacy
Randolph College Partners with Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest to present symposium featuring nationally known speakers
Michael Kimmel to speak at Randolph
An expert on gender and masculinity, Michael Kimmel will discuss issues faced by coed college students at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Wimberly Recital Hall.
American Culture Program studies in the Virgin Islands
A group of Randolph students are spending a few days in the U.S. Virgin Islands to study America’s impact on the Caribbean and deliver digitized historical documents.
Visiting writer to give public reading
Shara Lessley, the Anne Spencer Poet in Residence, will present some of her poems at 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Randolph College announces 2014 Commencement speaker
Edward L. Ayers, the president of the University of Richmond and a recipient of the National Medal for the Humanities, will deliver the 2014 Commencement address on May 18.
Heritage Ensemble presents 19th annual Flavor show
“Flavor Boost” celebrates African culture with music, literature, and dance.
Randolph hosts statewide art history symposium
In the March 22 symposium, five students from colleges around Virginia, including one Randolph student, will present papers on topics ranging from ancient art in India to modern pillaging of Iraqi art.
Randolph student poem selected for publication
A magazine known for publishing the early works of famous writers has selected a poem by Hannah Cohen ’15 for publication.
A Statement from Randolph College Regarding the AAMD
Alumna named finalist for teaching awards
Tracy Earley Proffitt ’04, a Lynchburg elementary school teacher, is a finalist for the McGlothlin Awards for Teaching Excellence.
Randolph College announces inauguration of 10th president, Bradley W. Bateman
The inauguration will include a symposium about liberal arts education and a free, public performance by Grammy Award-winning singer Mavis Staples.

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