Mike Robinson '77 and the Hon. Sam J. ("Jimmy") Ervin '78 are running for the North Carolina Supreme Court.
Four of the eight Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate in North Carolina met on stage at Davidson College for the first time for a live debate two weeks before the May 6 primary. Greg Brannon, Heather Grant, Mark Harris and N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis participated in the one-hour event.
Five Davidson seniors and recent graduates have received Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct graduate studies in their fields of interest. They are Kelvin Bates ‘12, Beth Mundy ‘13, Eric Sawyer ‘14, Justin Strickland ‘14 and Damian White ‘13.
The NSF received more than 14,000 applications for support this year, and offered awards to 2,000 applicants from 442 different baccalaureate institutions. Fellows receive three years of support that includes a $32,000 annual stipend and a $12,000 annual allowance to the institution where the fellows enroll.
It can be tough to choose from among the many offerings on the Davidson campus calendar, but it’s always worth poking around there. Recently, I gravitated toward a couple of talks sponsored by the college’s Dean Rusk International Studies Program, a result of that office’s partnership with the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting’s Campus Consortium. • Dracula tourism in Romania pique your [...]