Feature Stories

November 25, 2013
Ashley Moore, L'14Law student helps form advocacy group devoted to the equality of LGBT people

On Oct. 11, 2013, the Virginia Equality Bar Association was formed, thanks to the work of Ashley Moore, L'14, and more than 20 legal professionals. The advocacy group is devoted to the equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.

Exhibiting Soviet Jewish HistoryClass explores role of museums by curating an exhibit of Soviet Jewish immigrants in Richmond
Students in a seminar on museum studies are telling the stories of nearly 800 Jews from the Former Soviet Union who immigrated to Richmond during the 1980s and ’90s.
November 22, 2013
The Richmond MBA and Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. Part IIThe Richmond MBA finds opportunities for students to make a mark in leading area organizations

In Part I, Adam Hahn, GB’13, had just completed his Capstone Project presentation with HDL, Inc.

November 21, 2013
Supreme QuestionsPolitical science students observe justice in action
46 political science students visit the U.S. Supreme Court and speak with Justice Elena Kagan.
Marc Branch, '13Coursework, community engagement, and study abroad lead to Peace Corps assignment
Graduate strives to address health care and other human-rights issues through Peace Corps and public policy work.
November 20, 2013
Fall 2013 Business Pitch CompetitionFive finalists pitch their ventures for the chance to win funding in final round of fall 2013 Business Pitch Competition

Five finalists were chosen to pitch their ventures this past Monday night, November 18, at the final round of the fall 2013 Business Pitch Competition for the chance to win $3,500 and the opportunity to present their idea to local angel investors. 

November 19, 2013
A Musical HarvestEthnomusicology class gathered bamboo to make instruments
Ethnomusicology professor Andy McGraw and his students harvested bamboo to make musical instruments as part of a wide-ranging class on Indonesian arts and culture.
November 13, 2013
Mural Painting in RVAStudents engage the larger Richmond community through their artwork
Students learn the process of creating street art, and engage with the city of Richmond in Heide Trepanier’s mural painting class.
November 8, 2013
Amanda Haislip, '14Research fellowship allows student to view history through a new lens
Amanda Haislip, ’14, researched American history and its links to science, psychology, and the present.
Nathan Watwood, '15Student pursues his interests in both physics and dance
Nathan Watwood studies and participates in his two disparate passions, physics and dance.