In his newest book, Dr. Harry Wilson argues that a pair of U.S. Supreme Court decisions and an intensity gap between pro- and anti-gun groups has effectively dissuaded national elected officials from taking large scale action on guns.
Since 1985, the honors have showcased the quality and diversity of arts and culture in the Roanoke Valley.
Cregger Center isn't the only construction project on campus. Four renovation projects, funded by multiple gifts from alumni, friends and foundations, get underway this summer.
Sentiments concerning the Virginia real estate market remain strong, sustaining the strength from last quarter.
Virginia Consumer Sentiment and Inflation Expectations Report: Sentiment remains strong, inflation expectations lowest since 2012.
The latest Roanoke College Poll of Virginians shows optimism due to rising incomes and an expectation of lower inflation.
Magazine also features a profile of an alumnus who is steering bike racing's biggest championship.
Larry Forrester ’15 receives standing ovation after sharing a moving letter at Baccalaureate ceremony.
At a retirement gathering, Mark Gobble ’87, announced the establishment of the Dr. Larry A. Lynch Endowed Scholarship Fund.
At a retirement party, Arthur was surprised by several former shop assistants and alumni of Roanoke’s theater program. He was especially surprised when they announced the formation of an endowed scholarship in his honor.
The Maroons outdoor 4x400 team capped off a record setting season by finishing second at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
At this time of year, it’s not just the graduating seniors who are saying goodbye and heading off in new directions. Several long-time faculty and staff members are retiring. As a group, they have served Roanoke for 243 years!
Roanoke is preparing a brand new website to launch in June. The new site is much more visual than the current site, with more photography and videos. The site is much more mobile friendly with a responsive design that works well on smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices.
Dr. Mamie Salva’ Patterson died May 11 at the age of 93. Patterson was a retired professor of Spanish. Alumni remember Patterson as a challenging but caring professor.
Brieanah Gouveia '17, an art history major, is headed to England, while Daniel Osborne '17, a history major, will study in Scotland.
The well, which is now dry, has some impressive stats for one that was dug by hand. It is 4 feet in diameter and 33.5 feet deep. Check out the video from inside the well.
Since the website's launch, the literary journal has had a steady flow of online traffic, averaging at least 20 views a day.
Within the past year, the Roanoke faculty, students and administration have made strides in campus-wide environmental awareness.
Degrees were awarded to 452 Roanoke College graduates. Makoto Fujimura and Nancy Agee received honorary degrees.
Here are 10 things you should know about Commencement activities. Congratulations to the Class of 2015!
The sophomore double major in math and computer science died April 22.
"La Mision," written by Dr. Dolores Flores-Silva, is one of several short plays performed at Micro Theater Miami.
Courtney Vaughan '15, a literary studies major from Pennsylvania, will spend the next year in Laos with the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program.
Zahava Urecki ’16 is Roanoke's first Truman Scholar and one of just 58 students in the United States selected for this honor.
"The Ought" is for young adults who wonder where morals originate and why they vary between individuals. Dr. Ned Wisnefske worked with a student illustrator on the book.
In a transit residency, the Roanoke professor is riding bus routes and trolleys to observe people and communities, and record her experiences.
More than 59 years after they met at Roanoke, the 1956 graduates are honored with Roanoke's top alumni award.
The business major will spend nine months at Delhi University analyzing how foreign aid impacts local business.
Glenn Rhodes'15 has created RC Divest at Roanoke College. His efforts, along with those of other Roanoke students, recently were recognized.
Tyler Quigley '15, along with several other students, founded the College's first Beekeeping Society. Recently the group installed a beehive on campus, where they hope to harvest honey.
Jewish and Palestinian students work together to create Roanoke's first Peace Month. The series features a visit from the Palestinian Ambassador to the U.S.
Dr. Robert Hudson, professor emeritus of physics, died in February 2015. He is remembered by students and alumni for his role in the classroom and for his Model T rides.
Dr. David Taylor's book "The Mathematics of Games: An Introduction to Probability," discusses the basics of probability through games like poker, Yahtzee, Monopoly, blackjack and even bingo.
Learn more about the student-led organizations focused on environmentalism at Roanoke.
Roanoke College is saddened at the news of the impending closure of Sweet Briar College and is ready to assist any Sweet Briar students interested in Roanoke.
The teach-in invites all faculty, no matter the department, to spend one class period on March 12 or 13 discussing climate change.
Baseball doubleheader for Sat., March 7 and Sun., March 8 have been postponed.
Check out these photo and video scenes of Roanoke's snow-covered campus this month.
Roanoke's Commencement exercises are scheduled for Saturday, May 2. Baccalaureate will be Friday, May 1.
Declining mortgage rates, low home prices and higher incomes are driving real estate market optimism.
Scholars registration begins Monday at 7:45 am in Olin Hall. Choir and several athletic events postponed due to snow.
Sara Dorrance received $5,000 from Psi Chi for a research project on people's dependence on cell phones.
Virginia Consumer Sentiment and Inflation Expectations Report: Sentiment at record levels across the Commonwealth
Rising incomes and low prices on certain goods are some reasons that consumers are positive about the economy.
Roanoke College professor, students lobby Capitol Hill legislators for health, physical education support
Five students and Dr. Michael Maina visited Washington D.C., as part of SHAPE America's SPEAK Out Day events.
Darwin Days celebrates young Darwin's scientific curiosity with a week of exciting speakers and activities. The events begin Feb. 9 and end Feb. 13.
Several Roanoke students interning at the Taubman Museum are helping to promote and speak about the exhibition and its history.
Through the U.S. Department of Energy's SunShot Initiative, Roanoke and 14 other Virginia colleges will receive support to create and implement a solar energy plan.
Homeowners Laxman and Pingala Kadariya, along with their two children and Laxman's mother, moved into R-House after a January dedication ceremony. Watch television news coverage of the dedication ceremony.
Alumna's essay on science of falling in love published in New York Times, receives national attention
On Jan. 9, the New York Times published Mandy Len Catron's essay, "To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This," as part of its Modern Love column.
RC Poll: McDonnell a good governor but should serve prison time; Opinions divided on Michael Brown, Eric Garner cases
Virginians agree with Ferguson, Mo., ruling but disagree with decision in New York City choking case.
Virginians support ethics reforms; split on Medicaid expansion; Favor protecting gun ownership but support background checks.
Roanoke's longtime Director of the Library died in Nov. 2014 after a brief battle with cancer. Umberger was remembered by friends, library co-workers and colleagues in a College memorial service on January 13.
Mountcastle did some of the earliest work on how the brain responds to sensory information.
Bill Martin, Ronda Philips and Leigh Guidi received the annual Service to All Roanoke Award last month.