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News, events and happening from the Randolph College physics department.

Physics Faculty Member Elected to Society of Physics Students' National Council
Physics Professor Invited to speak at TechEDGE 2014
Teaching institute and science camp continue education research
Randolph students and professors are using hands-on activities to improve science education.
Student Research Wins Major Award
A high school student working with a Randolph faculty member is advanced to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
Science Festival wins award
The Virginia Math and Science Coalition recently honored the Randolph College Science Festival for its effectiveness in science education.
Winfree Observatory Star Party coming Saturday
The first Star Party of 2014 will provide views of the moon and Jupiter through Winfree Observatory’s telescope.
Professor and Alumna Participate in the U.S. Invitational Young Physicist Tournament
Peter Sheldon, a Randolph professor, joined Kacey Meaker '08 at the event
Science Festival 2014 grows with keynote address by Leland Melvin and new activities
A former astronaut and a native of Lynchburg, Leland Melvin will speak at Randolph on March 27. Other Science Festival 2014 highlights include drone races and a new photography contest.
Science Festival wins Virginia Science and Math Coalition award
The award recognizes the Randolph College Science Festival for its effectiveness in science education.
Society of Physics Students presents award to Randolph chapter
Randolph College's chapter of the Society of Physics Students has won an Outstanding Chapter designation for eight of the past nine years.
Science and education faculty publish paper
The paper outlines ideas that classroom teachers can use to improve the perception students have of science
Levitating Superconductor Research
Faculty/Student research collaboration with Central Virginia Governor's School
Society of Physics Students Receives National Award
Randolph's SPS is named an Outstanding Chapter once again
Students and Faculty Volunteer for Regional FIRST LEGO League tournament
Lynchburg's FIRST LEGO is largest nearby robotics tournament
Science, math, engineering first-year students have started early
This week, 24 students arrived for Randolph's summer transition program, funded with the help of the National Science Foundation.
Randolph College Hosts Lynchburg’s Only Science Fest March 21-24
Free event features cool science, goo, racing action, a movie with a scientist, and more!
Randolph College to Host Lynchburg's Only Science Festival March 21-24
Free events include a keynote lecture by Don Lincoln, cool science, goo, racing action, a movie with a scientist, and more!
Randolph Currently Accepting Registration for Popular Science Day March 23
Free event offers exciting afternoon of fun hands-on science activities for third through six graders
Randolph College Receives GLCT Grant for 2013 Science Festival
Funding will help support the annual event, which is free and open to the community
Society of Physics Students Volunteer at Local Robotics Competition
Five students joined Peter Sheldon, physics professor, to volunteer for the First Lego League Robotics Tournament in November

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