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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.’”
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.
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
The Historian's Workshop
Students learn about archiving and digital collections in hands-on history course
History students work with objects from University archives to create a digital collection.
November 10, 2014
When My World Changed
Melissa Diamond, '15, reflects on a moment in Jerusalem that set the course for her life
On the Chaplaincy's Pilgrimage: Israel trip in 2012, Melissa Diamond, '15, visited the Princess Basma Center for Disabled Children. That moment, she says, is when her world changed.
November 6, 2014
In physics professor Matt Trawick's lab, students like Greg Hamilton, '17, are honing their research skills
When measuring nanoparticles, the smallest discrepancy can mean a big error. Physics professor Matt Trawick and his student researchers are creating algorithms to correct for these tiny shifts.