Feature Stories

December 7, 2012
Heather Dunlap '14Junior gains the confidence to pursue her diverse passions from her teachers
Heather Dunlap, ‘14, found her enthusiasm for physics and theater with the help of some inspirational educators.
December 5, 2012
Children's Defense ClinicKati Kitts, L'13, gains trial experience and advocates for children at the School of Law's Children's Defense Clinic
Kati Kitts, L'13, gains trial experience and advocates for children at the School of Law's Children's Defense Clinic
Zach Dreyer, '09Graduate teaches agriculture lessons in Cameroon through the Peace Corps
Zach Dreyer, ’09, is having an adventurous time working as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kumba, Cameroon.
December 4, 2012
Howard Lee, C'07SPCS and Alumni Association President Celebrate 50th

Alumni Association President Howard Lee, C‘07, explains how SPCS helped him accomplish his education and career goals by reminding him that “it is never too late to be what you might have been.”

December 3, 2012
Sherzel Smith, '13Burhans Civic Fellow studies the effect of culture on health care
Get the buy-in of the village chief before promoting your health care agenda to the villagers, says Sherzel Smith, '13, of her experience working in Ghana this summer.
November 30, 2012
Hannah Jacobsen, '15Experiences abroad open doors for international studies student
For Hannah Jacobsen, ’15, the best way to achieve a global perspective is by becoming fully immersed in local cultures and languages while traveling abroad.
November 29, 2012
Commemorating EmancipationPresident Ayers begins national dialogue on emancipation
University President Edward L. Ayers moderates a national conversation about the uncertainty of the Emancipation Proclamation’s issuance.
Erik Lampmann, '14Junior combines academics and advocacy
Working towards social justice and equality led Erik Lampmann, '14, to found a policy organization on campus which helped him combine academic interests with advocacy for the issues important to him.
November 28, 2012
Leslie Crudele, '12 and C'14Master of Liberal Arts degree offers opportunity to remain engaged as a UR student

After graduating early from the School of Arts and Sciences, Leslie Crudele, ‘12 and C‘14, decided to remain part of the University community by pursuing a master’s degree through the School of Professional and Continuing Studies.

CUIBE Case Competition Four students compete against leading business schools in case study competition
Robins School of Business students travel to Boston for a whirlwind 24-hour experience.