Feature Stories

February 21, 2014
Nils Niemeier, '13 Classics major follows his interests to opportunity
Recent graduate and classics major discusses life at Richmond as preparation for graduate school.
February 19, 2014
Azmain Taz, '16UR Summer Fellow turns a research roadblock into an opportunity for deeper exploration
Even though everything didn't go according to plan, UR Summer Fellow Azmain Taz, ’16, turned a research roadblock into an opportunity for deeper exploration into issues affecting children's health in Bangladesh.
February 6, 2014
Chun Li, '15International student explores disparate academic interests while studying abroad
Chun Li’s interest in biochemistry, mathematics, and music may seem unrelated but to him, they make perfect sense.
January 24, 2014
Dillon Massey, '15Conservation, geography and maps intersect during an international development internship in Peru
As an intern with USAID in Peru, Dillon Massey, ’15, combined his interests in conservation and geography, and learned about how maps establish power and influence change.
January 22, 2014
Amanda Lineberry, '14 Four cities provide a backdrop for studying urban planning on an international scale, and applying it at home
While studying abroad in New Orleans, São Paulo, Cape Town and Hanoi, Amanda Lineberry, ’14, learned a great deal about developing community at home in Richmond.
January 8, 2014
Samantha Frandsen, '13Recent graduate's interdisciplinary education and fascination with antiquity inspired her to create a 2-D model of ancient Rome.
From subterranean Rome to the top of the Carole Weinstein International Center, Samantha Frandsen, ’13, shaped an interdisciplinary education.
December 23, 2013
Judy and Jenny Tat, '14Sisters outran 26 teams to win Diversity & Inclusion Business Challenge in Singapore
Twin sisters Judy and Jenny Tat, '14, pursue their goals at a sprint. They pushed so hard to gain speed in their college careers, they graduated a semester early after having studies two semester abroad.
December 13, 2013
Musical ImperialismBritish students hit the airwaves on campus station 90.1 FM WDCE
Studying abroad at Richmond gives U.K. students a chance to broadcast British popular culture in a radio show.
November 25, 2013
Exhibiting Soviet Jewish HistoryClass explores role of museums by curating an exhibit of Soviet Jewish immigrants in Richmond
Students in a seminar on museum studies are telling the stories of nearly 800 Jews from the Former Soviet Union who immigrated to Richmond during the 1980s and ’90s.
October 7, 2013
On Tour: CartagenaOrchestra students set out for a concert and cultural tour of Cartagena
Led by Alexander Kordzaia and Joanne Kong, nine orchestra students will spend a week in Cartagena exploring culture through music.