Feature Stories

May 7, 2012
Foreign PressJournalists from around the world come to UR to learn about U.S. presidential elections
In preparation for Super Tuesday primary coverage, the Department of State’s Foreign Press Center visits UR for a briefing on voting trends and polling data.
May 4, 2012
Alex Wiles, '12Senior makes connections between leadership studies, business and the arts
Through research, internships and a unique combination of classes, Alex Wiles, '12, has made connections between leadership studies, business and the arts.
April 30, 2012
Vincent WangNew associate dean of Arts and Sciences emphasizes global vision in college administration
As a new associate dean of Arts and Sciences, Vincent Wang hopes to gain administrative experience while continuing to advance the University’s vision for internationalization.
April 25, 2012
Jennifer Huffman, '10Alumna puts international studies degree to use in Germany
Jennifer Huffman, ’10, is gaining valuable life and international work experience in Germany through the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program for Young Professionals.
April 24, 2012
Christina Vivelo, '12Senior to pursue a career improving public health
A medical humanities class helped Christina Vivelo, ’12, discover how combining a love of science with a career in public health would enable her to have a widespread impact on health systems.
April 17, 2012
Shanelle Bobb, '12Senior explores education challenges in Richmond, leading to a position with Teach for America
The Urban Crisis in America living-learning community inspired Shanelle Bobb, ’12, to apply for Teach for America and pursue a career in education reform.
April 10, 2012
Dwayne Foster, '12Senior focuses on giving back, prepares for career in consulting
Mentoring experiences and an interdisciplinary major helped prepare Dwayne Foster, ’12, for a consulting internship that opened up his career path.
April 9, 2012
Justin Chew, '13Junior conducts summer research on film heroes at UC Berkeley
Justin Chew, ’13, researches Hollywood heroes of the ’90s to further understanding of ideas embedded in mass American culture.
Emily McFadden, '13Junior researching DNA repair is named Beckman Scholar
Personal mentoring and an interdisciplinary major helped Emily McFadden, ’13, conduct research that earned grant funding from the Beckman Foundation.
March 26, 2012
Larger than LanguagesA grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities is funding a yearlong MLC series
The Department of Modern Literatures and Cultures is hosting a yearlong series devoted to examining life through art, thanks to a grant from the NEH.