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August 5, 2015
Max Bernstein, '17
Student spends his summer delving into issues relating to the Affordable Care Act
Student's internship with the Department of Health and Human Services has shown him the inner-workings of the federal government.
July 24, 2015
Emily Whitted, '16
A lifelong knitter, Emily Whitted packed away her needles when she came to Richmond - until a professor encouraged her to reconsider
“People follow their passions all the time, but I think mine gets stereotyped for being something that grandmothers do," says Emily Whitted, ′16. "I just needed a push, someone to say, ‘That’s not silly.’”
July 17, 2015
'A Catalyst Effect'
Richmond Law student assists in untested rape kit research
Two years ago, Sarah Rose, L’15, took on a research project investigating potential backlogs of untested rape evidence kits in Virginia. Today, her work is paying off as Virginia completes an inventory of untested kits and makes plans to prevent backlogs in the future.
April 9, 2015
Storytelling, Identity, Social Change
Inside the razor-wire fence surrounding Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center, students learn how storytelling can incite social change
In Terry Dolson’s First-Year Seminar, students explore the role of storytelling in social change while mentoring residents at Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center.
April 7, 2015
The Magic of Chemistry
American Chemical Society Student Associates perform a magic show to teach children about chemistry
Students collaborate with Youth Life Foundation to present a chemistry-themed magic show to local elementary and middle school students.
April 3, 2015
Two Students Named Goldwater Scholars
Two juniors awarded Goldwater Scholarships; third receives honorable mention
University of Richmond juniors Rebecca Funke and Scott Yeudall were both awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the country’s premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, science and engineering.
March 31, 2015
Mel Shuaipi, '15
Senior blends business and social change abroad and at home
Her business education became real when she was able to apply it to social change in the Dominican Republic and back home, here in Richmond.
March 6, 2015
Josh Young, '17
Gates Scholar finds challenge and fulfillment in campus leadership
A Gates Millennium Scholar ponders how to be a force for change and dialogue while finding his place at Richmond.
January 29, 2015
Herculaneum Graffiti Project
Latin majors participate in summer field school to learn Roman epigraphy
Gia Nyhuis, ’17, and Kathryn Clikeman, ’17, spent this past summer at the Roman archaeological site of Herculaneum with classics professor Erika Zimmermann Damer.
January 9, 2015