Feature Stories

September 11, 2013
Jackson Taylor, '14Internship at hospital in Kenya showcases differences in international medical care
A summer internship with a hospital in Kenya gives Jackson Taylor, ’14, myriad experiences to draw from when applying to medical school.
September 4, 2013
Peter Anton, '14A summer by the James River gives senior inspiration for art and life
Inspired by the James River, Peter Anton, ’14, spent the summer en plein air and in the studio producing large-scale paintings that explore figure, landscape, immersion, and memory.
August 26, 2013
Mark Massaro, '14Studying pathogens in fleas and ticks leads senior to Japan and South Africa
A semester in South Africa and summer research in Japan are preparing Mark Massaro, ’14, for a career working with animals.
August 22, 2013
Andrew Thomas '13Andrew Thomas won a place in the prestigious Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program in Germany
Recent grad parlays his passions for German and international business into a yearlong experience studying and working in Germany.
August 6, 2013
Sandra Zuniga Guzman, '13Inspired by her experience immigrating to the United States, recent grad advocates creating opportunity for others
Sandra Zuniga Guzman’s mom taught her to make the most of any opportunity. Now, the activist for education and migration issues wants to pay it forward.
July 29, 2013
George Boston, '13Football player encourages Richmond kids to pursue athletic and academic aspirations
George Boston, ’13, knew he had to leave his public school in New York in order to be successful. Now he shares his story with the Richmond-area kids he mentors.
July 25, 2013
Suzy Lee, '13Recent graduate sees history as more than old textbooks filled with names and dates. It's a way of life.
After deciding to delay law school entrance, Suzy Lee, ’13, spends a gap year re-enacting colonial life in Williamsburg, Va.
June 26, 2013
Live from the Jersey ShoreJournalism alum documents whirlwind days with NBC's Today show
A series of Facebook connections brought Amelia Vogler, ’11, to work on NBC's Today as the show covered the reopening of the Jersey Shore. Read the journalism alumna's account of her whirlwind experience.
June 12, 2013
Lisa Auster-Gussman '13Psychology major conducts summer research on weight-based discrimination
Senior’s interest in human behavior led to research on weight-based discrimination.
June 10, 2013
Ancient Greek and Roman BanquetStudents experience a celebration similar to those held in ancient Greece and Rome
Elizabeth Baughan’s classics students present an end-of-semester banquet honoring ancient Greek and Roman traditions.