This summer, Katie Presson, '15, worked toward certification as a court-appointed special advocate with Goochland CASA. She now represents the interests of children whose needs she understands very personally.
Growing up in a small coastal town in Maine gave GiGi DeJoy, ’15, a nuanced perspective for her research on women’s reproductive health care in remote communities.
With the help of a UR Summer Fellowship, René Felt, '15, spent the summer creating a series of paintings that explore his American, Japanese, and German identities.
Football and great poetry have a lot in common. Just ask Virginia’s new poet laureate. Ron Smith, R’71, G’74, and G’94, is not only an accomplished poet but also a veteran from the Spider gridiron.
When Shaquille Christmas, ’15, moved to Church Hill in the eighth grade, he never thought he’d feel at home. That all changed when he started working at Church Hill Activities and Tutoring.
Sixteen second-year students traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico, to explore problems and potential solutions to the issues plaguing urban American communities.
Student road trips serve as the capstone for a semester spent studying the evolving role of the road and cars in popular culture.
SSIR participants study how technology affects cognition and behavior and use their knowledge to assist others.
English professor David Stevens uses city destinations, including UR’s Center for Culinary Arts, to teach the craft of creative writing.
When she's not busy breaking school swimming records, Kelley Yang, ’16, is using her sophomore year to explore and hone her academic and professional interests.