Feature Stories

December 1, 2011
Alex Hahn, '13Procter & Gamble summer seminar gives chemistry major a glimpse into potential careers
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.
November 17, 2011
Honor MooreDistinguished Writer in Residence uses life experience and literature to teach writng
Award-winning author Honor Moore is on campus as the Department of English's distinguished writer in residence for the fall 2011 semester.
October 27, 2011
Sarah Friday, '13Research on sponges helps guide student's summer, abroad studies
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.
October 24, 2011
A lasting effectHow serving in the Peace Corps continues to affect UR professors decades later
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.
October 12, 2011
Yigit Aytan, '12Computer science senior combines classroom learning with real-world experience at Google
Combining the computer science fundamentals learned in the classroom with the real-world experience of two Google internships, Yigit Aytan, ’12, has prepared himself well for life after graduation.
Emily Nelson, '12Senior and alumna's shared interests in computational biology leads to summer research at Princeton
Thanks to a UR connection and an uncommon combination of majors, Emily Nelson, ’12, spent her summer in a computational biology summer research program at Princeton University, studying genome variations from around the world.
October 4, 2011
The Business of BroadwayStar of "The Lion King" shares her Broadway business savvy
Alumna Chaunteé Schuler is a Broadway star, but says it took more than talent to make her way there.
September 26, 2011
Addie Rauschert, '13Victims of human trafficking are focus of junior's college career
Deeply committed to ending human trafficking, Addie Rauschert, ’13, is getting at the issue from every angle, discipline, and four different continents.
September 12, 2011
Heide TrepanierArt instructor creates order from chaos in both art and life

Heide Trepanier’s paintings reveal a way of understanding the abstract nature of life, art and teaching.

September 8, 2011
Maria Sebastian, '12 Political science and international studies major focuses her research on her home state in India
Having traveled to France, Peru, Japan, Uganda, Rwanda and now India—Oldham Scholar Maria Sebastian, ’12, is pursuing her international ambitions at the University of Richmond.