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October 16, 2013
Osher Field Trip
Experiencing the traditions of Smith Island
Twenty-five Osher members and friends gathered for an Osher outing to Smith Island in late April.
Spending Time at UR
Some of the best things in life ARE free!
How do you like to spend your “free” time; that is, time spent going to events that are free?
A Gathering of Lifelong Learners
Notes from the 2013 Southern Regional Conference
Director Jane Dowrick reflects on her experience at the 2013 Southern Regional Conference.
The Osher Leadership Council
Teams bringing ideas to life
What is meant by “member driven” when describing the Osher Institute? And why do we use the word “team” rather than “committee?”
Nabila Khouri '14
Senior reflects on her summer on the Maasai Steppe
Nabila Khouri, ’14, used a UR Summer Fellowship to spend the summer working on the Maasai Steppe with the African People and Wildlife Fund.
October 11, 2013
Hip Hope in Church Hill
Student-run dance program flourishes at Bonner Center partner site
Rachel Brown, ’14, and Isaiah Bailey, ’13, teamed up to teach dance classes with an eye toward mentoring and social change at a Boys and Girls Club in Richmond’s East End.
October 8, 2013
Professor's family history offers unique perspective for his first book
Journalism professor ties family history to conflict in Pakistan with his first book.
October 7, 2013
On Tour: Cartagena
Orchestra students set out for a concert and cultural tour of Cartagena
Led by Alexander Kordzaia and Joanne Kong, nine orchestra students will spend a week in Cartagena exploring culture through music.
October 4, 2013
Greg Collins, L'15
Law student uses scholarship to create community among local veterans
Greg Collins, L’15, found his relationships with fellow veterans to be critical when transitioning to civilian life. As a Tillman Military Scholar, he’s hoping to build the same community among local veterans.
October 2, 2013