Feature Stories

March 17, 2014
Anna Sangree, '15Geography student ponders spatial-justice issues
Geography student Anna Sangree, ’15, explores how your ZIP code affects the opportunities you have in life.
March 10, 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.
February 27, 2014
Stories of LifeMolly Rossi, '16, tells the story of her SSIR program exploring the ideas and intersections of work, life and fulfillment
"We spend countless hours trying to choose the perfect major, or the perfect job, but in the end, our journeys rarely flow from point A to point B the way we imagined." Molly Rossi, '16, reflects on her SSIR program exploring work, life and fulfillment.
February 26, 2014
Justin Harper, '11, and Darrius Garrett, '12Spider alums speak on work, life and basketball abroad
Justin Harper, '11, and Darrius Garrett '12 explore the "international business" of basketball as they build their athletic careers abroad.
February 24, 2014
Chase Brightwell, '15Junior studies global health in D.C., India, Vietnam, and South Africa
Through SIT Study Abroad, Chase Brightwell, '15, studied issues of health and community in a global setting that included Washington, D.C.; Delhi, India; Hanoi, Vietnam; and Cape Town, South Africa.
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.