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Students in an independent study math course meet to collaborate on research.

May 03, 2022

Cool Class: Industrial Mathematics

Students in this independent study course experienced firsthand one of the many practical career applications of a math degree: working together to analyze data and find innovative solutions for real problems.

A grid of photos taken throughout the year showing the range of activities and courses Rollins offered in 2021.

August 13, 2021

A Rollins Year in Photos

As we welcome the start of a new semester, let’s reflect on the myriad ways Tars across the globe rallied this past year in the face of adversity, living out the ideals and values of our mission at every turn.

Masked students conduct research in the Rollins Archives

February 24, 2021

A History for the Future

Rollins faculty, staff, and students are engaging in real-world research to uncover untold stories from the Great Migration for an original art installation coming to campus next year.

A child from Rollins’ Child Development Center reads the book helped write with a Rollins student.

August 10, 2020

Cool Class: Writing Books for & with Children

This honors course pairs students with preschoolers to explore the fine art of children’s literature—and the takeaways extend far beyond the creative process.

A Pakistani chef shows some of the spices she uses during a cooking demonstration.

February 19, 2019

Cool Class: Food & Immigrant Cultures in Central Florida

This Intersession course taught Rollins students that just like there’s more to a recipe than a list of ingredients, there’s more to a population than statistics.

Rachel Walton and Claire Strom work with a student.

February 11, 2019

Cool Class: Researching American History

Rollins students explore the history of diversity and inclusion in education and at Rollins through the Pathways to Diversity grant.

Students turning residential lawns into organic micro-farms.

November 14, 2018

Cool Class: 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.

Students sifting through dirt to search for artifacts.

October 09, 2018

Cool Class: Archaeological Field School

In a swampy, secluded section of the Charles H. Bronson State Forest—about 20 miles due east of campus—Rollins students are unearthing an ancient mystery.

A group of students dressed in business attire talking and networking.

February 01, 2018

Cool Class: Job Market Boot Camp

Graduating seniors don their best business attire and get intensive training on how to excel in the global workforce.

Students conduct an optics lab in a physics course.

January 18, 2018

Cool Class: Physics for Future Presidents

First-year students jump at the chance to become scientifically literate, learning how things work so they can understand why they’re important.

Group of students standing in front of a wall mural. Smartphone with photo of the mural.

November 20, 2017

Cool Class: 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.

Students in a seminar about globalization.

October 20, 2017

Cool Class: 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.