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Course Spotlight: Globalization

First-year students eager to dive into college get a crash course in how the world works and how they can be a part of changing the narrative.

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Blogs & Brews

A rare opportunity for first-year students to work with a real-world client delivers big gains on both sides.

On November 8, students dug rows and planted seeds in an Audubon Park neighborhood with Fleet Farming, an urban agriculture program developed by local nonprofit IDEAS For Us, Inc. Photo by Scott Cook

Classes

Course Spotlight: Strategies for Changemakers

This 300-level course is all about learning what it really takes to become, as Gandhi encouraged us to do, the change we want to see in the world.

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An All-Ages Education

Preschool and undergraduate studies converge at the new Hume House.

Brandon McNichol ’18 (Photo by Scott Cook | Illustration by Cliff Manspeaker)

Clinical Trials

For a decade, an intensive shadowing program at Florida Hospital has helped prepare Rollins undergrads for careers in medicine.

Professor Fiona Harper and Damian Clarke ’19. 
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Better Together

Sequencing the DNA of sea stars. Exploring authenticity in religion. Examining neurons of worms to better understand them in people. These are just a few of the more than two dozen research projects that Rollins students and professors partnered on this past summer.

Study Abroad

Water Works

Science and service converge in a Rollins field study that has helped bring clean water to the Dominican Republic for more than two decades.

Economics professor Zhaochang Peng and his students assess the unique challenges and goals of Downtown Credo’s Church Street Exchange location. (Photo by Scott Cook)

Course Spotlight: The Global Economy

Students explore the economic relationship between the developed world and developing countries by partnering with a local direct-trade coffee shop.

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Course Spotlight: Biosphere

Students in this core environmental studies course are learning that if you want to save the world, you have to get your hands dirty.

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Course Spotlight: Film as Art

Behind the scenes of the Rollins class designed to instill a wider appreciation of films by allowing students to engage with more than 50 features, shorts, and documentaries during the Florida Film Festival.

History professor Julian Chambliss and his students explore rare newspaper clippings from The Advocate,
 an African-American newspaper published in 1890s Winter Park. (Photo by Scott Cook)

Recovering a Hidden History

Students’ award-winning website preserves stories from an African-American newspaper published more than a century ago in Winter Park.

Alyssa DeLucia ’18 (Photo by Scott Cook)

Undergraduate Research

DeLucia Earns Goldwater Scholarship

Alyssa DeLucia ’18 has earned a Goldwater Scholarship, a prestigious award reserved for undergraduate students who intend to pursue careers in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering.

Wildlife Conservation students observe habitats near Cape Canaveral. (Photo by Scott Cook)

Classes

4 Reasons Why a Rollins Intersession Course is a Must-Try Winter Experience

If you only take courses during fall and spring semesters, you’re missing out.

The great circular window in Knowles Memorial Chapel celebrates Rollins’ commitment to the age-old ideal of a liberal arts education. Wisdom is seated at the center, surrounded by seven figures representing the seven traditional liberal arts of the classical and medieval ages.

What’s the Big Idea?

Winter Park Magazine’s Randy Noles explores the Master of Liberal Studies program at Rollins College’s Hamilton Holt School.

On October 7, students in the RCC course visit the Cornell Fine Arts Museum to discuss interpretive frameworks for the AfroFantastic exhibition that runs January 14 through April 12. (Photo by Scott Cook)

Classes

Course Spotlight: AfroFantastic: Black Imagination and Agency in the American Experience

A new course for first-year students culminates with an exhibition at Rollins’ Cornell Fine Arts Museum.

Deanna Loew ’17 consults with Farm & Haus founder Patrick Lyne at the food service startup’s East End Market location. (Photo by Scott Cook)

Real Clients, Real Rewards

Five students recently earned statewide recognition for helping local clients develop strategic communication plans.

Rollins students engage in a Q&A session with Winter Park High School students. (Photo by Scott Cook)

Classes

Course Spotlight: Real World Economics

Students at Rollins are getting a head start on career success while helping local high schoolers do the same.

Service Learning

Restoration With a View

From February 27 – March 5, a group of Rollins students went on an alternative spring break Immersion to Moab, Utah, for a service learning experience of a lifetime.

Course Spotlight: Creating the Digital Future

This project-based course goes beyond learning HTML to examine how computer science, the web, and digital media are shaping our society.

The Ambassadors

For nearly 70 years, Rollins graduates have served as stewards of international goodwill through the Fulbright program.

Rollins Business Department AACSB Accreditation Renewed

The world’s leading association of business schools commended Rollins’ undergraduate business programs for their small class sizes, student-faculty research collaboration, and social entrepreneurship designation.

Rare Research

Inside the Rollins program that partners undergraduates and faculty in real-world research.

A Musical Underworld

Razor blades. Banjos. Lasers. The fastest camera you’ve ever seen. One of the most intriguing labs at Rollins is attracting eyes and ears from around the globe.

The Candy Man

A new class taught by chemistry professor Pedro Bernal uses a tasty treat to explore issues of scientific and cultural importance.

Course Spotlight: Water, Sanitation, and Health in the Dominican Republic

Chemistry professor Pedro Bernal marks 20 years of leading students on trips to the island nation of his birth to provide household water filters.

Course Spotlight: Teaching Philosophy to Kids

Rollins students are developing unconventional ways to help preschoolers learn critical-thinking skills.

Course Spotlight: Sports Analytics

Do statistics scare you to death? A new Rollins course uses athletes as an avenue to understand complicated mathematical concepts.