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December 3, 2014
Owen Hutchinson, '13
A 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, '15
Senior 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, '09
Alumna 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.
November 12, 2014
The RVADHD Project
3 senior psychology students work closely with Dr. Laura Knouse to research adult ADHD
Caroline Smith '15, Lauren Oddo,'15, and Leah Doghramji, '15, and psychology professor Laura Knouse created the RVADHD Project to research and better understand adult ADHD, and engage the larger Richmond community.
November 6, 2014
In physics professor Matt Trawick's lab, students like Greg Hamilton, '17, are honing their research skills
When measuring nanoparticles, the smallest discrepancy can mean a big error. Physics professor Matt Trawick and his student researchers are creating algorithms to correct for these tiny shifts.
David Raiser, '06
Alum founds a biotech company that focuses on drug resistance genotyping
David Raiser, ’06, is the CEO and co-founder of Aldatu, a company that is trying to make HIV drug resistance testing affordable and accessible.
November 5, 2014
Hilary Briggs, '16
Research team creates mathematical model for diagnosing concussions
In a research lab run by Kathy Hoke and Joanna Wares, students like Hilary Briggs are focusing on creating more precise methods to diagnose concussions.
October 23, 2014
Urban Education Fellows
Local middle schools offer a backdrop for exploring the challenges and successes of education in America
Seven UR students spend the summer studying the complex nature of local middle schools as a glimpse into the challenges facing education in America
October 20, 2014
Alivia Pinnix, '15
Senior participates in the Ralph Bunche Political Science Institute
Senior challenges herself through participation in elite summer research program
October 15, 2014