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June 23, 2011
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.
Kiara Lee, '12
UR senior changes perceptions of beauty with her book and documentary
Watching a model talk about how she always felt ugly inspired Kiara Lee, ’12, to teach others to redefine their ideas of beauty.
2011-2012 Student Government Association Officers
Get acquainted with this year's Robins School of Business SGA members and what makes them passionate about their position
Incoming business school leadership shares goals for the upcoming school year, including strengthening recruiter relations and current student-alumni ties
June 16, 2011
Accounting: The Right Fit
Katie Sunderman '10 interned at KPMG in Richmond and was offered a position as associate audit the summer before her senior year
Alumna finds niche in the accounting field and thrives in a hectic and unpredictable work atmosphere
UR's taiko ensemble brings Japanese music and culture to campus
A full-sensory experience may be the power of taiko, but this Japanese style of drumming also is teaching students at UR about Asian history and culture.
June 15, 2011
Site coordinator matches volunteers' talents, passions with middle school's needs
A dynamic volunteer coordinator brokers collaborations between University of Richmond faculty and students and teachers and students from a local middle school, creating learning opportunities for all.
June 14, 2011
John Calhoun, '09
Philosophy alumnus finds calling in public policy
Alumnus John Calhoun, ’09, is a cheerleader for philosophy majors and describes the foundation he built while studying at Richmond as central to how he sees the world today.
June 13, 2011