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December 19, 2011
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
Seeing is Believing
Law School Admissions Reps share the School of Law's story
Law School Admissions Representatives volunteer their time to help recruit students by sharing the real story about Richmond Law.
December 15, 2011
Students get an in-depth look at the history, politics of the city
Each month this fall, first-year students had the opportunity to meet with local leaders so they could “get a glimpse of how power in the city operates in practice.”
Retreat introduces students to social justice concepts and builds a community for change
Common Ground’s two-part social justice leadership retreat is an introduction to the types of inequality that exist today, and how to find the right first step in taking action for social change.
December 14, 2011
We the People
Charisse Hines aims to take the American Constitution Society to the next level
Charisse Hines began the year with one goal: to build Richmond Law's chapter of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy into one of the best in the nation.
December 6, 2011
Nikkia Ellis, '13
Junior delves into nonprofit work with a passion borne from personal experience
Attending a summer school program for low-income urban youth set Nikkia Ellis, '13, on a trajectory that led to her matriculation at the University of Richmond. Now she's giving back in abundance.
December 2, 2011
Sustainability and Nature Institute
K-12 teachers learn how to bring the classroom outside
Outdoor learning spaces are on the rise and benefiting students in a number of ways. A new program from SPCS aims to equip teachers with the resources to bring nature to the classroom.
Jun Xie, '12
Work with nonprofits leads accounting major to new home, corporate job
Her work with nonprofits helped Jun Xie, ’12, an accounting major from China, land a job with Ernst & Young in Richmond, a city she now considers home.
December 1, 2011