Feature Stories

November 7, 2012
Research Across BordersInternational scholar looks to UR faculty and lab to answer clinical questions at home

UR’s Faculty Seminar Abroad brings together UR biology professor and Jamaican doctoral student for a glimpse into cross-cultural research.

November 5, 2012
Stephen LongConversational style, technology, and honesty: key components of teaching
As a political science professor, Stephen Long looks to technology to enhance the classroom discussion. But the most important tool at his disposal is personality.
Alex Turner '15Theatre major finds that college is a time for exploration and "serious play"
Alex Turner came to the University of Richmond intent on exploring all that its theatre program had to offer.
Stephanie CobbReligion professor explores historic context of early Christian texts
Stephanie Cobb’s research poses difficult questions about the intersection of history and faith — a subject she hopes to see more often in public discourse.
LaShonda Hanna '13Public health student researches the realities of addiction
LaShonda Hanna delved into the complicated issues associated with addiction through a summer internship at Rubicon, a Richmond substance abuse treament center.
Josh Hockensmith '95English alum creates one-of-a-kind artist's book with help from UR professor
Josh Hockensmith collaborated with art professor Stephen Addiss to produce a limited edition book featuring Addiss' haiku poems.
Kelly Kurz '14Junior's commitment to help others led him to Africa
Kelly Kurz spent the summer in Tanzania and Uganda teaching English and learning about social justice issues affecting the African people.
Social Justice JournalismStudents share stories of local Richmond residents
Students in Tom Mullen's community-based learning course on social justice journalism honed their interview skills with clients of Family Lifeline.
November 2, 2012
Finding Inspiration AbroadFaculty seminar abroad leads to short-term program for students

Like most study abroad experiences at the University of Richmond, Ellen Walk’s trip to Trinidad, Jamaica, Panama, and Cuba on the 2011 Faculty Seminar Abroad didn’t end when the plane touched down in Richmond.

October 30, 2012
New DirectionSchool of Law takes new direction with this year's 1L orientation

School of Law takes new direction with this year's 1L orientation