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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
Alex Hahn, '13
Procter & Gamble summer seminar gives chemistry major a glimpse into potential careers
When Alex Hahn, '13, learned about a summer seminar at Procter & Gamble, he had no idea it would later land him an internship in the research world where he is considering a career.
November 30, 2011
A Sweet Start
Men's basketball opens with a win over American, and a look back at past accomplishments
In honor of their runs to the Sweet 16, the 2011 and 1988 men’s basketball teams received tournament rings while celebrating a win at the season opener.
November 28, 2011
Jepson Leadership Forum: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sheryl WuDunn discusses gender inequity
Sheryl WuDunn, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and co-author of the 2011-12 One Book, One Campus selection “Half the Sky,” spoke on campus as part of the Jepson Leadership Forum.