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July 1, 2010
Returning to School
Adult students represent growing trend in educational community
The University's adult and continuing education programs are growing, fueled in part by the recent economic downturn and the increasing number of new jobs that require a bachelor's degree.
June 30, 2010
One ethics code applies to all, Peart tells higher ed leaders at American Council on Education
“A strong and effective leader realizes that reciprocity is a powerful motivational force and that transparency is a mechanism for keeping the leader honest.”--Dean Sandra J. Peart, Jepson School of Leadership Studies
Carolyn Center, '99
Basketball standout parlays love of athletics and leadership abilities as fundraiser for the Georgia Bulldogs
A career in athletic administration supports student-athletes and gives today's students the same opportunities Carolyn Center enjoyed while playing for UR.
Katie Gilstrap, MBA '05
Staying Connected: Career, Education, Community and Entrepreneurial Ventures
A career that started at age 16 leads to success and new entrepreneurial ventures
June 29, 2010
Religion professor researches Buddhist goddesses of Tibet
With a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the religion department's Miranda Shaw has spent the last year on sabbatical finishing the book’s companion, Buddhist Goddesses of Tibet and Nepal.
June 28, 2010
New mentoring program connects undergraduate and non-traditional students
Through the SCS/Undergrad Connections program, continuing studies and undergraduate students have a new opportunity to share their expertise — whether it's about life on or beyond campus.
Breaking it Down
Students develop URot to reduce campus food waste, teach composting practices
URot, a student-run composting project, helps educate the campus community in sustainable practices while reducing students' impact on landfills.
Chris Steele, L'11
International internship is next step in law student's path to diplomacy career
Almost a decade after he first traveled to Romania as a 19-year-old missionary, Chris Steele, L’11, returns this summer to intern with McGuireWoods Consulting in Bucharest.
June 24, 2010
Jade-Evette Strachan, '13
International student promotes opportunity and equality in campus and local communities
Jade-Evette Strachan, ’13, is accustomed to discussing gender associations and stereotypes with her peers. Last semester, she mixed things up a little when she facilitated those discussions for a preschool class at the William Byrd Community House.