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November 23, 2015
Caroline Utz, '17
Junior researches civic effect of satirical news
Shows like Last Week Tonight with John Oliver are changing the formula for political satire. Caroline Utz took note, and she's studying how the format shapes perceptions of leadership and invites citizens to engage rather than idly mock a broken system.
November 20, 2015
Becky Chen, '16
Senior explores a new discipline through summer research
Senior BMB major joins a math research lab for the summer
Ann Pongsakul, '16
Senior extends her time abroad to take prestigious research internship
Senior conducts research with World Health Organization in Switzerland.
November 19, 2015
Kira Kuhnert, '16
Senior gains firsthand experience in international business negotiations
Senior’s summer internship led to her to Cuba to translate international business negotiations
November 12, 2015
Nikki Davis, '16
Senior theatre major's fascination with Mary Queen of Scots leads her to conducting research in Scotland
Nikki Davis, '16, rewrites the misunderstood story of Mary Queen of Scots in a solo theater performance piece.
Learning from the Dead
Interdisciplinary Education in Richmond's East End Cemetery
Faculty and students from a variety of disciplines find fertile ground for learning in a long-neglected cemetery.
November 10, 2015
Hannah Maddy, '16
Senior spends a summer looking for poetry in the ruins of ancient Pompeii
Words like blood and pain may not sound like much of a love poem, but as Hannah Maddy found, they often hold the keys to understanding an ancient civilization.
November 5, 2015
Passport to American History
Domestic and international students explore Monticello with Dr. and Mrs. Ayers
University of Richmond President Emeritus Edward L. Ayers discussed Thomas Jefferson's legacy with domestic and international students during a recent visit to Monticello, the first field trip offered through Passport to American History, a joint initiative of the CCE and the OIE.
October 21, 2015
Of Mice and Molly
The biggest lesson Molly Sanborn gained from a summer in the lab? "Research is less about what you discover and more about what you learn."
Summer research experience offers biology undergrad an opportunity for independence and exploration in her field.
October 12, 2015