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April 14, 2011
2011 Honors Convocation
School of Arts & Sciences presents five David C. Evans awards
The School of Arts and Sciences recently hosted its annual honors convocation at the Cannon Memorial Chapel and presented five awards to deserving seniors.
Outgoing leadership council chair is a dedicated learner and leader
Sometimes timing is everything. When Tim Williams first heard about the adult learning opportunities at the University of Richmond in 2005, he was weeks away from retirement and unsure what direction his future would take.
Deborah Sommers, Modlin Center Director
Bringing the arts to UR and our community
Deborah Sommers, the new artistic director of the Modlin Center for the Arts, is eminently qualified for this job, and the University of Richmond is very fortunate to have her talents and experience.
Osher Hiking Group
Happy trails to you! Taking it outside, receiving more than is sought
America’s new mantra has become “take it outside,” but those of us who have been enjoying Osher hikes for the last five years already know about the many benefits of “taking it outside.”
Growing and developing the Osher Institute
Among the many opportunities offered by the Osher Institute is the chance to participate in its growth and development as a volunteer. We take this opportunity to acquaint you with your Osher Institute Leadership Council on which your fellow Osher members serve.
Osher staff update
Take an open-book quiz and win a prize!
Do you remember how relieved you were in school when the teacher announced that the quiz would be “open-book”? We hope this quiz will be a fun way to discover the Osher member information that is available in each Osher semester schedule, and to make the most of your Osher membership.
April 13, 2011
Employee Service Awards
UR employees win recognition for longstanding dedication and exceptional performance
At the annual Employee Service Awards, the University recognized members of its staff for up to 40 years of service and for going above and beyond in their responsibilities to further the mission of the University.
Rachel Pricer, '13
Experiences abroad prepare student for fight against global poverty
The fight against global poverty is Rachel Pricer’s top priority. Through living-learning and study abroad programs, she is learning strategies to effectively combat it.
Erin Brodell, '11
Senior prepares for future in dentistry while still enjoying her love of dance
Erin Brodell, ’11, spent much of her college experience preparing for a career in the medical field by shadowing dentists and assisting with research. But she still found time for a creative outlet.
April 12, 2011
Piecing Together the Puzzle
Seniors win first place in political redistricting competition
A group of political science seniors recently got to experience the real world implications of their research when they won first place for their House of Delegates map in the 2011 Virginia College and University Redistricting Competition.