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March 9, 2012
The Archimedes Initiative
Scholar aims to increase science literacy around the country
Visiting senior chemistry research scholar Jeff Seeman built a powerful online tool to improve science literacy that Google now promotes to high school students around the world.
March 8, 2012
Living-learning community shows intersection of psychology and business
In the Social Entrepreneurship living-learning community, students combine psychology and marketing to inspire pro-social behaviors, and test their theories with a nonprofit organization.
March 7, 2012
Megan, '04, and Mark Naylor, '05
Alumni couple's common interest in diplomacy takes them around the world
Megan Johnson Naylor, ’04, and Mark Naylor, ’05, share a common interest in diplomacy that has taken them around the world together.
March 5, 2012
Tahrir Square becomes the ultimate research lab for political science professor
While most people watched this winter’s revolution in Egypt unfold on the news, political science professor Sheila Carapico watched the drama play out from her suburban Cairo neighborhood.
March 1, 2012
Director of film production joins film studies program
The School of Arts and Sciences has expanded its film studies program, adding filmmaker David Burkman as director of film production.
February 29, 2012
UR ensemble-in-residence wins Grammy, returns for spring residency
As UR’s ensemble-in-residence prepares to return to campus, flutist Tim Munro talks about the group’s influences and how it felt to win a Grammy.
Colleen Connolly, '14
Bonner Scholar exemplifies servant leadership through her work with children and education
By immersing herself in multiple service opportunities involving children in educational settings, Bonner Scholar Colleen Connolly, '14, has learned not only how to serve, but how to lead.
Sociologist researches the cultural identities of West Indian immigrants
Bedelia Richards, a sociology professor who specializes in immigration and race and ethnic relations, studied immigration from different perspectives at a National Endowment of the Humanities seminar last summer.
February 28, 2012
Tania Bukach, '13
Junior sewed together Richmond history for her summer research project
In a workspace that could double as the set of “Project Runway,” junior Tania Bukach spent her summer playing designer for the wife of Chief Justice John Marshall.
February 27, 2012