Feature Stories

October 1, 2014
Remi Pomaranski, '16 A yearlong SSIR, two internships, and a summer of research on modern-day slavery helped focus Remi Pomaranski's interests in human rights
After serving as the RA for Monti Datta’s SSIR on human rights and modern-day slavery, Remi Pomaranski, ’16, continued her research on survivors and interned with the Michigan Abolitionist Project this summer with a UR Summer Fellowship.
September 30, 2014
Rene Felt, '15Layers of paint reveal layers of identity in student's art
With the help of a UR Summer Fellowship, René Felt, '15, spent the summer creating a series of paintings that explore his American, Japanese, and German identities.
Abbey Beichler, '15Senior interns with juvenile public defender's office
Senior pursues her interest in criminal justice through work with the Maryland Office of the Public Defender’s juvenile division.
Kylie McCormick, '17Bringing dance and smiles to the Philippines

The Tuloy Foundation provided Kylie McCormick, '17, a full range of opportunities to teach, serve, and reflect on her faith.

September 24, 2014
Al Califano, '15Junior may be a born performer, but he's just as passionate about the work that goes on off stage
Al Califano, ’15, has a passion for theater and music — one that he explores on the stage, at an internship with a talent agency, and with a theater in London.
September 23, 2014
Charlsey Graham, '15 Senior interns with the Global Health Initiative
Senior’s interest in HIV/AIDS leads to global health internship
Diane Gremillion, '16Voice of America internship helps shape junior's future in human rights law

An internship at Voice of America helped Diane Gremillion, ’16, refine her ultimate goal of working in human rights law.

September 18, 2014
Celia Landesberg, '14Four years of research, behavior change efforts, and awareness building primed recent grad to hit the ground running at her first job
From starting a recycling program at her middle school to research working in the sustainability office at Richmond, Celia Landesberg, ’14, experienced a variety of opportunities in the field of sustainability.
September 16, 2014
Tyler Heist, '15Senior uses a multidisciplinary approach to research
Senior combines biology and computer science to research symbiosis.
September 12, 2014
Paige Schaefer, '15 Senior explores careers in the art world through internship at UR Downtown
When Paige Schaefer, ’15, traded a business major for a focus on arts management, she set her sights on testing every aspect of the field. Working at UR Downtown’s gallery space offered just the experience she was looking for.