Feature Stories

May 24, 2013
Kim Klinker: Spatial Analysis LabA technology lab whose main focus isn't technology?
In the Spatial Analysis Lab, students build maps and learn underlying principles of spatial analysis through hands-on, project-based experience.
How I Spent My Summer VacationStudents gain experience through conducting research
Student share their experiences doing research during the summer of 2012 with support from Arts and Sciences Research Fellowships.
Wes CainProfessor uses math to understand the heart's electrical activity
Wes Cain uses mathematical formulas to simulate the behavior of cardiac tissue
My Jepson Story: Alexandra Daddario Edwards, '06Jepson School solidified the importance of ethical leadership for alumna

“From developing a new way to track and respond to citizen concerns at the Department of Justice to managing the logistical details of a high profile legal office at the Department of Homeland Security,” alumna uses skills she learned at Jepson.

May 23, 2013
Natalia Brzezinski, '06 Alum advocates for gender equality while working in Sweden
Natalia Brzezinski, ’06, navigates work-life balance as the spouse of a U.S. ambassador and establishes her identity as an advocate for women in a global society.
May 22, 2013
Not your average English classPSA combines old-school research and rhetoric with digital storytelling

Eric Cox, SPCS student, combines academic research and writing with digital storytelling to produce a research-driven public service announcement: “Do you have what it takes to be a fireman?”

Edgar 'E.W.' Ford, Jr. C'7835 years later, 91-year-old graduate receives his Richmond diploma

Unable to attend his own 1978 Commencement, his mailed diploma never arrived. At a ceremony preceding the 2013 School of Professional & Continuing Studies Commencement Exercises, Edgar W. Ford, Jr., received his long-delayed diploma.

May 21, 2013
The Archaeology of SoundMusic professor and Latin jazz bandleader discuss influence of Latin rhythms on American music
During UR's Salsa Mania, music professor Mike Davison and S.Y.O.T.O.S. bandleader Chris Washburne discuss how Latin influences have shaped modern American jazz and pop music.
May 20, 2013
Dr. Ayers on SPCS at 50Dr. Ed Ayers, university president, finds the seeds of excellence in past & present

In his 2013 SPCS Commencement address, President Ayers examines capacity and power the School offers the University.

Tom Winfree, C'77SPCS alumni enriching the Richmond workplace

Tom Winfree, C’77, discusses the value of SPCS alumni to the Richmond workforce in his 2013 Commencement address.