Assistant director of dance Anne Van Gelder talks about this year’s University Dancers spring concert and which student-choreographed pieces had faculty judges jazzed.
An educational outreach internship with National Geographic gave Carroll Courtenay, '12, insight into the state of geography education in public schools.
Kate Lawrenz, ’14, started the summer after her freshman year with a goal of writing a 30-page research paper. She ended up with 100 pages of material on the independence movement in Southern Sudan.
After taking classes about vampires and Hitchcock films, Korine Powers, ’12, spent her summer researching the audience’s relationship with serial killers.
A chance opportunity during his semester in Milan put Kadeem Fyffe, ’13, in the front row of a major fashion show, and gave the junior a once-in-a-lifetime glimpse at his dream of being a fashion designer.
Anthropology major Grace Leonard, '12, combines classroom learning and community service in Richmond and abroad to further her study of people in relationship to each other, geographic space, and culture.
When Alex Hahn, '13, learned about a summer seminar at Procter & Gamble, he had no idea it would later land him an internship in the research world where he is considering a career.
Award-winning author Honor Moore is on campus as the Department of English's distinguished writer in residence for the fall 2011 semester.
Sarah Friday, '13, has an interest in sponges that has taken her SCUBA diving in the Florida Keys, collecting research specimens at the Smithsonian and learning Kiswahili in Tanzania.
Not only have many graduates of UR gone on to serve in the Peace Corps, but Richmond’s faculty is made up of several returned Peace Corps volunteers. As the organization celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, returned volunteers reflect on their service.