Feature Stories

December 7, 2012
Heather Dunlap '14Junior gains the confidence to pursue her diverse passions from her teachers
Heather Dunlap, ‘14, found her enthusiasm for physics and theater with the help of some inspirational educators.
December 3, 2012
Sherzel Smith, '13Burhans Civic Fellow studies the effect of culture on health care
Get the buy-in of the village chief before promoting your health care agenda to the villagers, says Sherzel Smith, '13, of her experience working in Ghana this summer.
November 30, 2012
Hannah Jacobsen, '15Experiences abroad open doors for international studies student
For Hannah Jacobsen, ’15, the best way to achieve a global perspective is by becoming fully immersed in local cultures and languages while traveling abroad.
November 29, 2012
Erik Lampmann, '14Junior combines academics and advocacy
Working towards social justice and equality led Erik Lampmann, '14, to found a policy organization on campus which helped him combine academic interests with advocacy for the issues important to him.
November 16, 2012
Kevin Levin, G'05Graduate explores Civil War memories
Kevin Levin, G’05, recently published his book “Remembering the Battle of the Crater: War as Murder,” which is loosely based on his master’s thesis.
Manyang Kher, C'14Junior brings national attention to his homeland's plight
Manyang Kher, C’14, was a named a finalist for the 2012 Do Something Awards for his efforts to help Sudanese refugees through his nonprofit organization, Humanity Helping Sudan.
Austin Nuckols '15Sophomore tests his music composition skills in local film competition
Music major Austin Nuckols, ’15,  spent two days writing music for his team’s entry in the Richmond 48 Hour Film Project and was recognized with Best Score.
November 5, 2012
Stephen LongConversational style, technology, and honesty: key components of teaching
As a political science professor, Stephen Long looks to technology to enhance the classroom discussion. But the most important tool at his disposal is personality.
Alex Turner '15Theatre major finds that college is a time for exploration and "serious play"
Alex Turner came to the University of Richmond intent on exploring all that its theatre program had to offer.
Stephanie CobbReligion professor explores historic context of early Christian texts
Stephanie Cobb’s research poses difficult questions about the intersection of history and faith — a subject she hopes to see more often in public discourse.