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April 19, 2010
Hong Kong Commissioner visits UR
"Turning Economic Doldrums into Opportunities"
Hong Kong Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs speaks to a group of Robins School faculty, staff, & students
Chris Lucas, '10
KPMG LLP recruiter "most influential" in senior's college career
After meeting with Pete Bartok, campus recruiting manager with KPMG LLP, Chris Lucas knew he'd found the firm he wanted to work for. And Bartok was there to guide him through the entire internship and job offer process.
Sarah Vonderbrink, '10
A love of the Constitution leads senior to law school
After taking several political science courses, Sarah Vonderbrink fell in love with the study of law. An internship with a law firm during her summer breaks will serve her well as she takes the next step and heads to the University of Virginia School of Law.
April 16, 2010
Claire Ligon, '10
Love of music and science leads student to career in speech pathology
For Claire Ligon, ’10, dedicating herself to her two passions, music and biology, led her to discover her ideal career.
April 15, 2010
David McGill, L'10
GRAMMY Legal Writing Award Leads to Internship at Sony Entertainment
"I was fortunate to win the writing contest, which included an all expenses paid trip to the GRAMMYS in Los Angeles and a scholarship. During my GRAMMY experience I got to meet a lot of stars like Nicole Kidman, Boys II Men, and others musicians and actors."
Jennifer Huer, L'11
Advocating on Behalf of Women and Children
"The way people engage in their society is formed by their belief systems.” Jennifer Huer, L’11, views her Jesuit education as a lens through which she can find creative ways for women to elevate their voices in society.
Qasim Rashid, L'12
Law Student Seeks Path to Work for the Greater Good
Following his heart seems to come naturally to Qasim Rashid, L’12. Born in Pakistan, his family came to the United States in the late 1980’s.
April 14, 2010
School of Arts and Sciences Honors Convocation
David C. Evans Award winners announced
The University of Richmond’s School of Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the David C. Evans Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Scholarship and the Creative Arts at the School’s Honors Convocation on April 13.
April 13, 2010
Laura Garnier Dykstra, '06
Criminal justice major pursuing Ph.D in world-class program
Just a few years after graduating from the University of Richmond with degrees in psychology and criminal justice, Laura Garnier Dykstra, ’06, is once again immersed in the life of the undergraduate. This time, however, she’s taken on a more passive role—researching the health behaviors of college students.
Smiling at the Sun
A unique land-art project takes center stage on campus
The idea for the land-art project "Heliotrope" has been floating around in David Wood's head for the past 20 years. Now, with the help of the students in Gary Shapiro and Erling Sjovold's "Land Art and Landscape" class, "Heliotrope" is floating in Westhampton Lake.