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April 22, 2011
MBA Alumni Society
The Richmond MBA Alumni Society Update
Preview of upcoming events including the annual golf tournament to support Junior Achievement of Central Virginia
April 21, 2011
Colleagues' support helps UR staff member achieve US citizenship
Dragica Jovanovic didn’t speak a word of English when she left her home in Bosnia and Herzegovina. With the help of faculty and staff in the journalism department and the Speech Center, she is now a U.S. citizen.
Natalie Salim, '11
Senior combines biology and photography to bring the perfect major into focus
When she transferred to UR, Natalie Salim, ’11, wasn’t sure what she wanted to study. With the help of the interdisciplinary studies program, she combined her interests in marine biology and photography to create the perfect major.
Joyce Manna Janto, L'89
Deputy law librarian travels the world as American Association of Law Libraries president
Think law librarians spend their days sitting around reading books? Think again. Joyce Manna Janto, L'89, deputy director of Richmond's law library and president of the American Association of Law Libraries, shows that being a law librarian can be glamorous.
Aaron Daugherty, '09
Biology alumnus travels after graduation with HHMI and Fulbright grants
Aaron Daugherty, '09, realized that his education was not going to end when he left UR. But before going to graduate school, Daugherty took advantage of HHMI and Fulbright grants to see the world.
April 20, 2011
Lab work brings fellowships
Student work in chemistry labs leads to more than $1.2 million in graduate fellowships
In the next four years or more, 12 seniors who worked in the chemistry labs will receive more than $1.2 million in collective graduate fellowships through stipends and tuition remission.
Matthew Chmielewski, '12
Researching poverty in Richmond helps junior prepare for real estate career
After transferring to UR, Matthew Chmielewski, ’12, started a job that pairs research on poverty in the Richmond region with preparation for a career in commercial real estate.
Nicole Dernelle-Ruhlow, C'10
A certificate in Paralegal Studies opens the door to new career opportunities
As Nicole Dernelle-Ruhlow, C'10, earned a Certificate in Applied Studies in Paralegal Studies from the School of Continuing Studies, she discovered that a Richmond degree opens doors.
Carter Quinley, '11
International studies major lands job translating for anti-human trafficking police force
Four years after coming to Richmond for its international opportunities, senior Carter Quinley will begin a job translating for the Thai police’s anti-human trafficking division.