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Davidson College celebrates a decade as a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Student Program winners. Find out more about the Fulbright experiences of two class of 2022 alums.
Davidson College women’s tennis great Emmy Knobloch ’82 played an inspired game, and inspired patients and colleagues in her chosen profession of medicine. Her family has honored her memory with a new women’s tennis scholarship. Learn more.
Davidson College’s faculty last week affirmed a commitment to freedom of expression on campus that highlights the college’s promotion of a free exchange of ideas.
With support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Prof. Rose Stremlau is writing the first comprehensive history of the Cherokee Nation, from pre-1600 to 2010. The project is aimed at all readers, from scholars to school children. Learn more.
The Davidson Disability Alliance welcomed Gabe Adams-Wheatley to campus for a wonderful discussion on self-representation, disability and beauty aesthetics, disability identity and religion, as well as queer disabled lives.
The Davidson College cheer team has grown under the leadership of coach Kaylee Smith. Read more.
At the 2023 HEARTsongs event in Cornelius, NC, Professor Brenda Flanagan examined the African American experience through poetry in the 19th and 20th centuries. Learn more.
Davidson College Assistant Professor of Africana and English studies Randi Gill-Sadler specializes in 20th century African American and Afro-Caribbean women writers. She encourages students to read the literature in conjunction with traditional historical accounts of the time periods covered. Learn more.
On Sunday, February 26, Davidson was honored to award Grammy and MacArthur award winner Rhiannon Giddens an honorary degree in fine arts before her performance on campus. Learn more.
The Davidson College community rallied to provide crucial support to Ukrainian refugees in the year since Russia invaded their country. Davidson’s class of 2026 includes two Ukrainian students whose lives were upended by Russia’s attack. On Feb. 24, the college will host an event to commemorate the anniversary of the invasion and raise money for urgently needed medical supplies.
On Friday, Feb. 17, it's Random Acts of Kindness Day, and Davidson College is celebrating a quality that defines our community. Find out more about the random, and not-so-random, happenings you can participate in to make today special.
Nonprofits, researchers and others need the tool, known as the API, or Application Programming Interface, to analyze Twitter data because the sheer amount of information makes it impossible for a human to go through by hand. Learn More.
After more than 50 years, the Black Student Coalition at Davidson College is going strong. Learn about how this organization has contributed to the life of the campus and to the experience of Black students.
Davidson College’s STRIDE program (Students Together Reaching for Individual Development and Education) offers peer support, social outings and practical advice for first year and transfer students. Many are the first in their families to go to college. Learn more.
Davidson College econ professor sheds light on Fed’s tightrope walk following latest interest rate hike. Learn more about how the move might affect inflation.
Davidson College Professor Amanda Martinez wins the inaugural Excellence in Teaching and Mentorship Award through the Latina/o Communication Studies Division & La Raza Caucus of the National Communication Association. Learn more.
Anissa Patton ’91 recognized an opportunity for Black women alums of Davidson College to help Black women students navigate college life and build professional connections. Now, more than 50 matches have been made through the Msaada Mentoring Program. Find out more.
John Huie ‘78 spent his Davidson College years bringing popular musicians to campus. He now represents musicians such as Amy Grant, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Sugarland and the Zac Brown Band. On Jan. 30, the Country Music Association (CMA) honored him with a lifetime achievement award for bringing music to the world.
Caroline Fache, chair of French and Francophone Studies and director of the Global Literary Theory Program, has been named an Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) Mellon Academic Leadership Fellow. The professor of Africana Studies and Bacca Professor of Humanities is one of 10 ACS scholars to receive the award, which is supported by a $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.