Feature Stories

February 12, 2015
Sarah Singletary, '09After stints in Niger and Cameroon, Sarah Singletary, '09, returns to the U.S. to work at Peace Corps headquarters
Joining the Peace Corps was an easy choice for Sarah Singletary, '09. She's now a country desk officer at headquarters in Washington, D.C.
February 4, 2015
Ryan Rinn, '04Ryan Rinn, '04, works as community organizer and urban planner in the city of Richmond
Ryan Rinn, '04, talks about his role as executive director for Storefront for Community Design and what it takes to build a better city.
January 29, 2015
Herculaneum Graffiti ProjectLatin majors participate in summer field school to learn Roman epigraphy
Gia Nyhuis, ’17, and Kathryn Clikeman, ’17, spent this past summer at the Roman archaeological site of Herculaneum with classics professor Erika Zimmermann Damer.
January 9, 2015
The Historian's WorkshopStudents learn about archiving and digital collections in hands-on history course
History students work with objects from University archives to create a digital collection.
Catherine Matthews '11Alumna pursues her passion for human rights through work on immigration reform

Alumna advocates for reform of our country’s immigration system

December 16, 2014
CIA Crisis Simulation Competition Students get an inside look at the CIA
Students work closely with CIA analysts in a crisis simulation competition held on campus
December 15, 2014
Ryan Frost, '05Alumnus works on a film that shows 9/11's impact on students
Ryan Frost, ’05, shares 9/11 stories to preserve the memories of those who experienced the day.
December 3, 2014
Owen Hutchinson, '13A life of musical exploration leads to a career encouraging others to discover a love for jazz
A jazz junky since childhood, Owen Hutchinson, ’13, spends his days forming relationships around music as a development manager for the Vail Jazz Foundation.
December 1, 2014
Kara Jonas, '15Senior learns how speaking Latin can help one absorb the language
Kara Jonas, ’15, researched oral Latin and how speaking the dead language can impact an individual’s understanding.
November 20, 2014
Kimberly Leonard, '09Alumna holds onto passion that was sparked by writing for UR's college newspaper
Kimberly Leonard, ’09, a healthcare reporter for U.S. News & World Report, recalls her days working for The Collegian and her journey into journalism.