Feature Stories

June 12, 2013
Lisa Auster-Gussman '13Psychology major conducts summer research on weight-based discrimination
Senior’s interest in human behavior led to research on weight-based discrimination.
June 10, 2013
Ancient Greek and Roman BanquetStudents experience a celebration similar to those held in ancient Greece and Rome
Elizabeth Baughan’s classics students present an end-of-semester banquet honoring ancient Greek and Roman traditions.
June 7, 2013
COS NigeriaThree seniors work to build computer literacy in Nigeria
Three seniors combined their talents to fund a computer training school in Ilesa, Nigeria.
Tim BarneyProfessor's love of maps leads to a specialty in visual rhetoric
Rhetoric and communication studies professor turned his passion for cartography into an award-winning dissertation and his first book.
May 30, 2013
Escaping the Ivory TowerUR professors engage with communities as citizens and academics

Community partnerships between faculty and area organizations benefit both the classroom and the community.

May 24, 2013
Alexander KordzaiaCreating cultural exchange through the universal language of music
University of Richmond Symphony conductor Alexander Kordzaia traveled to Cartagena, Colombia to work with a youth orchestra of underprivileged musicians, and will return with Richmond music students in fall 2013.
Carmen Hermo '07Alumna exhibits success in the contemporary art world
Alumna Carmen Hermo translated her UR experiences into an art career that includes work at the Museum of Modern Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
First-Year SeminarsCreativity and choice are hallmarks of First-Year Seminars
Incoming first-year students have a myriad of options available when they consider their First-Year Seminars.
Kim Klinker: Spatial Analysis LabA technology lab whose main focus isn't technology?
In the Spatial Analysis Lab, students build maps and learn underlying principles of spatial analysis through hands-on, project-based experience.
How I Spent My Summer VacationStudents gain experience through conducting research
Student share their experiences doing research during the summer of 2012 with support from Arts and Sciences Research Fellowships.