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January 3, 2012
Review: 'A Round-Heeled Woman'
Sex in the 60s - the age, not the decade
What would move a retired high school English teacher to go man-hunting using a New York Review of Books personal ad, and what happened when she did? The story is told in her feisty 2003 memoir A Round-Heeled Woman (slang for a woman who spends a lot of time with her feet in the air).
Good eats with Ethel, served up at the Heilman Dining Center
Have you had an opportunity recently to eat at the Heilman Dining Center? It’s open not only to students and faculty, but also to Osher members and the general public. If you haven’t, then please try it because D-Hall, as it is called on campus, offers excellent food at reasonable prices.
Acting and having fun
“Readers' what?” This is the response that I often get when I talk about a class called “Readers' Theater.” Is it a play? Is it in a theater? Are there actors on a stage? Does it cost anything? Do you have to buy tickets?
'Learning by Accident'
Introducing Rosemary Rawlins
The journal of Rosemary Rawlins’ documentation of her injured husband’s treatment and rehabilitation is now a gripping and moving account of how her family survived her family’s ordeal.
Osher Institute members are our greatest treasure
Osher members are vital to the success of the Institute, contributing fascinating ideas for classes, willingly leading classes, and volunteering and assisting in myriad ways.
Antoine Waul, '13
Junior looks to Civil Rights leaders of the past to encourage social change today
Antoine Waul, ’13, has always been struck by the words of Martin Luther King Jr. As part of UR’s 2012 MLK Day celebration, he hopes the dreams of past leaders will still prove inspiring in today’s battle for social justice.
December 19, 2011
Riding for a Cause
Students, alumna organize motorcycle ride to benefit school for children with autism
Two students and an alumna team up to raise money to benefit the Dominion School for Autism.
Grace Leonard, '12
A balance of classroom learning and community engagement informs senior's study of anthropology
Anthropology major Grace Leonard, '12, combines classroom learning and community service in Richmond and abroad to further her study of people in relationship to each other, geographic space, and culture.
Staff Networking Group
Four UR divisions come together under the umbrella of leadership
Employees from the offices of Advancement, the Chaplaincy, Enrollment Management, and Student Development gather to create a new networking group.
December 16, 2011