Feature Stories

June 26, 2014
Dispatches from the RoadMovies and books about life on the road fuel students' sense of adventure

Student road trips serve as the capstone for a semester spent studying the evolving role of the road and cars in popular culture.

June 25, 2014
Cognition Fuels CreativityStudents create technology-based solutions for cognitive challenges
SSIR participants study how technology affects cognition and behavior and use their knowledge to assist others.
May 30, 2014
Writing RichmondCity provides a backdrop for students exploring the writing process
English professor David Stevens uses city destinations, including UR’s Center for Culinary Arts, to teach the craft of creative writing.
May 12, 2014
Kelley Yang, '16The artist and record-setting swimmer is using her sophomore year to explore and hone her interests.
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.
May 2, 2014
Daniel Fairley, '13Promoting the value of inclusivity and community-building
Working with with Common Ground and interning at the White House help shape alum’s career path.
April 25, 2014
Living on the FronteraStudents visit the Mexican-American border
SSIR students make local, national, and international connections to immigration through their trip to San Diego and Tijuana.
April 23, 2014
Taylor Applebaum, '13Graduate works on innovative Google projects
Taylor Applebaum, ’13, has used her experiences at Richmond to further her work in the technology industry.
April 15, 2014
David C. Evans Award winners announcedSchool of Arts and Sciences Honors Convocation
The School of Arts and Sciences honors student academic achievement at its annual Honors Convocation.
April 3, 2014
Sarah Byce, '12Alumna embarks on a 801-mile cycling trip for disaster relief
Alumna cycles from Charleston, S.C., to Key Largo, Fla., to raise money for typhoon victims in the Philippines.
Integrated Science ExperienceUsing a multidisciplinary approach to shape tomorrow's scientists
A new program exposes students to life in the lab, sparking their interest in science.