A World to Explore
The A_LAB serves serves as a portal to all experiential learning activities at Oglethorpe. Academic research is supported and encouraged.
All students at Oglethorpe University are encouraged to attain academic and personal excellence through active engagement with and initiative in their education. The University offers an honors program for those students who demonstrate the potential and desire to further challenge themselves intellectually, both within and beyond the classroom setting.The honors program allows students the opportunity to forge closer relations with peers and faculty from various disciplines who have different interests, but share a common enthusiasm for learning, while developing their own interests and initiative.
Oglethorpe offers a minor in Urban Ecology, the study of how people in suburbs and cities interact with their environment. Because these interactions take many different forms, the discipline blends content from a variety of traditionally distinct disciplines such as economics, psychology, biology, sociology, geography, and public policy.
Oglethorpe is a traditional liberal arts college in the dynamic international city of Atlanta. Its challenging liberal arts curriculum is the ideal framework for the Rich Foundation Urban Leadership Program because it teaches the timeless knowledge and skills essential to leadership in every kind of setting. This certificate program provides structured opportunities to address actual community problems by applying principles learned in curricular and co-curricular experiences.
Oglethorpe Journal of Undergraduate Research (OJUR) is a scholarly journal promoting undergraduate research. It seeks to preserve and make available the creative and academic invention of Oglethorpe’s campus constituency. The journal serves as both a digital repository of scholarly output and a platform for publishing works of the campus community that promote inventive and original works.
This annual event brings together students and faculty in a day-long celebration of exemplary analytic and creative work produced by Oglethorpe students during the academic year.
PRISM, Posters of Research in Science and Mathematics is an annual event allows biology, chemistry, mathematics and psychology majors to present their research to the Oglethorpe community.