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January 10, 2011
TV's Effect on History
Examining television's effect on cultural memory ultimately exposes Swedish students to cultural memory of U.S.
Technology makes it easy to share the present, but now researchers are questioning whether technology affects the way we view our past.
Caroline Cobert, '12
Classics and biology student unlocks secrets of university mummy
While other 7-year-olds were spending their Saturday mornings watching cartoon superheroes or Disney princesses, Caroline Cobert, ’12, was watching documentaries on ancient Egypt on The Learning Channel.
January 9, 2011
Marine biologist's first-year seminar considers influence of oceans on humans
Guided by Dr. Malcolm Hill, 16 first-year students took a semester-long voyage through cultural, historical, and scientific worlds to explore the interactions between humans and oceans.
January 4, 2011
Wyatt Stewart, '06
Career in politics brings opportunities to connect with alma mater
As the legislative assistant for U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor, Wyatt Stewart stays involved with the University by helping current students secure internship positions in his office.
Cheyenne Varner, '13
Sophomore uses writing for more than creative expression
Cheyenne Varner’s participation in UR’s MLK Day celebration brings her writing from a form of creative expression to a catalyst for social change.
January 2, 2011
Russell Gong, '11
"Human strength" is motivating factor for Bonner Scholar and lacrosse player
Inspired by the strength of refugees and immigrants, Russell Gong has committed his college career to civic engagement work while staying active on the lacrosse field.
December 23, 2010
Share the Wealth
Three economics students win Federal Reserve video competition
Three economics majors won a trip to New York City after their cautionary tale of credit-card debt garnered them first place in a Federal Reserve video competition.
December 22, 2010
Reaping Benefits of Collaboration
Partners in the Arts award to local school funds tolerance education and empowerment program
Partners in the Arts, a program of the School of Continuing Studies, funded a recent Henrico High School project that generated school-wide interest in issues of tolerance, social justice and empowerment.
New addition makes Robins School a real-world research and study destination
Queally Hall, a 37,000-square-foot addition to the Robins School, opens this spring semester, offering more student space and state-of-the-art facilities.
December 21, 2010