Feature Stories

October 3, 2012
David SalisburyJourney to the Amazon: David Salisbury treks to Peru with National Geographic
Geography professor David Salisbury has developed a relationship with the indigenous people of the Peruvian Amazon—a relationship he was able to share with National Geographic magazine last summer.
My Jepson Story: Mark Hickman, '07Jepson prepared me to manage ConnectRichmond and serve as a community leader
"The Jepson principles of service to society, social justice and leadership development are lived out every day here. Group dynamics, ethics and situational leadership regularly come into play as we collaborate and partner with various individuals and entities."
September 28, 2012
Ted LewisDirector of LGBTQ life talks about plans for new role at UR
As the first director of LGBTQ life at UR, Ted Lewis is bringing together campus and community to build relationships and start conversations.
September 27, 2012
Summer StipendsThe School of Law's Summer Stipend program offers students opportunity to work in public interest jobs

The School of Law's Summer Stipend program offers students opportunity to work in public interest jobs

September 25, 2012
Aarti Reddy '15Sophomore tackles sanitation in slums in her home country of India
Aarti Reddy spent her summer working with an Indian social enterprise organization to develop and execute a plan to install toilets in the slums of Pune, India.
September 21, 2012
Law Internship in GhanaLaw students test human rights knowledge in Africa
In the Law School’s first-ever internship in Ghana, students test their knowledge of human rights law and advocacy, while gaining a better understanding of America’s legal system.
September 20, 2012
Andy McGrawA trip to Bali helps music professor hear the world in a new way
While translating compositions in Bali this summer, ethnomusicologist Andy McGraw discovered how the everyday sounds of Balinese life could influence his teaching.
September 19, 2012
Lisa Cheney, 2012-2013 SGA PresidentDeveloping a college strategy that complements her lifestyle and routine

Lisa Cheney, student government president, came to SPCS through the Institute on Philanthropy and remains engaged and involved in the life of the School.

September 17, 2012
Priya Bhanderi, '13Senior finds internship where her interests and expertise align
Priya Bhanderi put her interpersonal skills to good use with a summer internship for a consulting firm.
Esteban Hernandez, '13Finance major founds business to help repair one of people's most coveted possessions
Esteban Hernandez founded his own company this summer after realizing a gap in the market when his parents both broke their iPhones.