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April 21, 2010
Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law
New major a combined effort from arts and sciences, business, leadership studies and law schools
A brand new interdisciplinary major, set to debut this fall, pulls experts from four of the University of Richmond’s five schools to create a curriculum with a focus on the moral assessment of law and public policy.
School of Law Students Donate Food
University of Richmond School of Law Students Help Feed the Richmond Community
"Every dollar donated to the Central Virginia Food Bank can buy five meals for hungry children in poverty-stricken areas in Central Virginia. This means that if every student donated the equivalent of one Starbucks Latte a month, our school alone could provide over 107,000 meals for needy people a year."
April 20, 2010
WILL Associate Director enjoys working with students
WILL Associate Director Melissa Ooten encourages Westhampton College students to translate the theory and practice of women, gender and sexuality studies to their everyday lives.
Jean Pierre Laurenceau-Medina
Associate Director of Multicultural Affairs supports underrepresented students
As Richmond's associate director of multicultural affairs, Jean Pierre Laurenceau-Medina supports students of different ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds by overseeing mentoring programs, providing leadership opportunities, counseling, and serving as a resource.
Jasmonn Coleman, '98
Alum and former football player works to raise money to support UR athletics
As major gifts officer for althetics, former Richmond student athlete Jasmonn Coleman finds a way to give back to his alma mater.
The Director of Common Ground has "sociologist's dream job"
Through workshops, programs and provocative campus discussions, Common Ground Director Glyn Hughes works to create a diverse and inclusive University of Richmond community.
David Koepfer, '10
At the end of the day, it's about believing in what you do
After David Koepfer learned he got the job with MAXIMUS, a provider of government services worldwide, he was elated and ready to begin work for a firm he believed in.
A Fresh Look at Richmond's History
University President Edward L. Ayers leads alumni on a bus tour of Richmond's past
“You can’t tell a true story by telling only part of the story,” says University President and historian Dr. Edward L. Ayers. With the 150th anniversary of the Civil War approaching, Ayers tells an alumni bus tour it's time to start including slavery and emancipation as key parts of the drama.
April 19, 2010