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December 23, 2015
Thinking Like a Humanist
Humanities majors learn how to see the world from all angles
In the new Undergraduate Humanities Fellows Program students seeks to understand human life in its many forms, from philosophical knowledge to artistic expression to political structures.
Finding Home Again
After a year abroad, Molly Rossi, '16, readjusts to life in Richmond through friendships with fellow exchange students.
In 12 years of education, I’ve written pages upon pages about countries I’ve never been to, molecules I cannot see, and historical figures from a past I’ve never known. Why is it so hard to write about myself?
December 16, 2015
Pravaas Gurung, '16
Senior conducts summer research on the philosophy of time
Senior’s research addresses fundamental questions about our perceptions of time.
Victoria Charles, '16
Senior focuses on black student life with a racial history project
Victoria Charles, ’16, works to construct a historical narrative of the black student experience at the University of Richmond.
December 10, 2015
Students offer trademark resources to entrepreneurs
IP clinic partners with RVA Works
On a Monday night in November, a dozen start-up business owners gathered in downtown Richmond for an introduction to trademark law.
What is Permaculture Design?
Among other concepts, it's ecologically sound food production.
Permaculture is a design science that models itself on the patterns found in nature while applying them to human forms. By observing the natural state of a sustainable ecosystem, then by substituting food-producing plants for non-food producers, permaculture food forests supply the human need for food while keeping the balance of a natural ecosystem.
December 9, 2015
Sam Bell, '17
Junior's research project will leave you wondering: what's a religious studies major doing working on a math project?
As a religious studies major, one would assume Sam Bell's research had some connection to the field. Instead, he spent his summer studying ESB construction of bent functions in conjunction with math professor James Davis.
Aisha Farooq, '17
Junior explores the juvenile court system through summer internship
An SSIR and an internship funded by a Civic Fellowship set student on a path toward helping those who are vulnerable.
December 7, 2015
Andrew Talbot, '15
Bonner Scholar reflects on the power and importance of listening to others' stories
Listening deeply to the stories others tell can have powerful consequences for how we live our lives.