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June 29, 2015
Melanie Cooke, '16
Student engages with the local Richmond community through internship with Richmond Peace Education Center
Melanie Cooke is spending her summer interning with the Richmond Peace Education Center. She shares how she found the organization and how it has transformed her way of thinking about patriotism and peace.
June 17, 2015
Alex Turner, '15
Senior develops theatrical performance on identity based on historical court cases
A long-time performer takes on a new challenge, researching and writing a one-person play that delves into issues of personal identity.
June 16, 2015
Students build an exhibit on the history of Richmond's public transit.
Students from this spring's Busing in America course conducted interviews and collected photographs and artifacts to build an exhibit on the history of public transit in Richmond.
May 13, 2015
Diego Leal, '15
Senior addresses three life lessons from research in the liberal arts
Diego Leal, ’15, was the student speaker at this year’s Arts and Sciences Honors Convocation. He delivered the following remarks about his Richmond experience.
May 11, 2015
Molly Courtney, '15
Senior spends a summer translating short stories written in Arabic
Senior puts her Arabic language skills to use translating short stories by Jordanian and Palestinian authors.
April 24, 2015
Bridget Ward, '11
Alumna working in transportation mapping sees the real-world application of her work
It wasn’t that long ago that Bridget Ward, ’11, was unfamiliar with the computer-based mapping tool GIS. Today, she’s a GIS analyst and environmental planner working on a proposed high-speed rail project between Richmond and Washington.
April 23, 2015
National PPE Colloquium
Two seniors join peers from other colleges for two days of discussion around criminal justice
Rhiannon Bell, '15, and Franny Edmundson, '15, were among a select group of students asked to participate in the PPE Colloquium held at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Amy Shick, '16
Junior works to increase female involvement in computer science
Amy Shick, '16, developed an educational computer science game to help teach concepts and increase interest in the field.
Students plan for life in the music business
Jennifer Cable’s new class equips students with the tools they need to build a successful career in music.
April 22, 2015