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June 27, 2011
My Trip to Budapest
Current MBA candidate, Alison Kaufman, chronicles her International Residency trip to Hungary from preparing for departure to resulting ongoing professional projects
Global business concepts studied in Central Eastern Europe apply to topics and themes covered in The Richmond MBA program
Stephanie Pike, MBA '08
Alumna works for Dell Computers in Austin, Texas, and enjoys the dynamic field of online marketing
The Richmond MBA degree helped diversify educational background and facilitate promotions and opportunities for graduate
Mike Mariani, '06, GB'07, L'12
Recent grad wins Pro Bono Award for dedication to Community Tax Law Project
2011 Pro Bono Award-winner Mike Mariani combines his background in accounting with his law degree to help low- and moderate-income taxpayers navigate the IRS through the Community Tax Law Project.
Fresh vegetables and cross-campus relationships take root in UR garden
Students, faculty and staff are getting their hands dirty in the community garden, while getting to know each other outside their day-to-day work.
June 24, 2011
Finding a Good Fit
College admission workshop prepares families for entry into the world of higher education
Families with children approaching college age got an inside look at the search and admission process during a recent workshop on campus.
Chaplaincy program inspires exploration of personal faith and interfaith relations
After a journey through Israel with a multi-faith lens, UR students and staff consider how to improve understanding and communication across lines of difference.
June 23, 2011
Telling stories digitally
Writing Center director explores the medium as the message
Writing Center Director Joe Essid describes the products of his first-year seminar, in which he tasked students with creating short, digital stories.
Amina Abdul Qayum, '13
Biology major researching the immune system of mosquitoes
Most people try to avoid mosquitoes, but Amina Abdul, ’13, has an entire collection of them. Abdul is spending her summer in a biology lab researching the immune system of the yellow fever and dengue virus mosquito.
June 21, 2011
Ryan Smout, '11
Recent grad combines psychology and math to improve how people teach algebra
Recent psychology graduate Ryan Smout, ’11, wants to help educators better teach their subjects — whether it’s Latin or algebra.
June 20, 2011
At-risk scholar spends summer at UR researching effects of government monitoring
Wan Yanhai was forced to leave China when the government investigated his work as a human rights advocate. Now he’s investigating how such pressures can ultimately damage the government responsible for implementing them.