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June 16, 2015
Students build an exhibit on the history of Richmond's public transit.
Students from this spring's Busing in America course conducted interviews and collected photographs and artifacts to build an exhibit on the history of public transit in Richmond.
April 15, 2015
Kelsey Ensign, '15
Student explores identity theory, her own identity through community work
Kelsey Ensign, '15, tests identity theories through her community work, while simultaneously exploring her own identity and career goals.
April 9, 2015
Storytelling, Identity, Social Change
Inside the razor-wire fence surrounding Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center, students learn how storytelling can incite social change
In Terry Dolson’s First-Year Seminar, students explore the role of storytelling in social change while mentoring residents at Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center.
March 31, 2015
Mel Shuaipi, '15
Senior blends business and social change abroad and at home
Her business education became real when she was able to apply it to social change in the Dominican Republic and back home, here in Richmond.
March 30, 2015
Jhewel Fernandez, '14
Bonner Scholar encourages identity-building through storytelling in Brazil
Davis Projects for Peace winner Jhewel Fernandez, ’14, uses grant to revamp self-identity and community-building program in small-town Brazil.
March 25, 2015
Public Art and Social Change
Beyond the walls of the classroom to a wall on Cary Street
Fourteen University of Richmond students, with support from faculty and community members, are leading an effort that will ultimately result in a block-long mural of the James River on Cary Street.
March 6, 2015
Josh Young, '17
Gates Scholar finds challenge and fulfillment in campus leadership
A Gates Millennium Scholar ponders how to be a force for change and dialogue while finding his place at Richmond.
March 4, 2015
Rand Irons, '15
Community work informs Bonner Scholar's academic and career paths
Bonner Scholar's community work informed his academic path and ultimately led to a consulting job with Deloitte.
March 3, 2015
Community-Based Learning for a Day
Community-based learning takes the classroom into the world
UR’s community-based-learning program takes the classroom into the world beyond campus
February 18, 2015