Feature Stories

October 20, 2014
Measuring NanoparticlesIn 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.
Alivia Pinnix, '15Senior participates in the Ralph Bunche Political Science Institute

Senior challenges herself through participation in elite summer research program

October 15, 2014
Whitney Schwalm, '15Pre-health student explores addiction and mental health through coursework and volunteering

Pre-health student gains empathy and a greater understanding of addiction and mental-health issues through her work at a substance-abuse treatment center.

October 14, 2014
Deconstructing ServiceBonner Scholar reflects on his four years of community service

Bonner Scholar reflects on the challenges, frustrations, and fulfillment inherent in community service.

October 10, 2014
Nick Yeutter, '15Music is the best medicine for this aspiring doctor, composer and electronic music producer
Senior Nick Yeutter successfully explores his interests in medicine and music at University of Richmond. “It was inspiring to realize the connection between my musical and premed endeavors,” Yeutter said.
October 7, 2014
Ama Ansah '16Junior spent her summer in London digging through archives
Junior spent the summer in London furthering her research that encompasses history, theatre, and women, gender, and sexuality studies.
September 30, 2014
Abbey Beichler, '15Senior interns with juvenile public defender's office
Senior pursues her interest in criminal justice through work with the Maryland Office of the Public Defender’s juvenile division.
Kylie McCormick, '17Bringing dance and smiles to the Philippines

The Tuloy Foundation provided Kylie McCormick, '17, a full range of opportunities to teach, serve, and reflect on her faith.

September 26, 2014
Growing PainsShalom Farms provided Jen Swegan, '15, insight into the challenges of food justice in Richmond
Senior Jen Swegan’s work with Shalom Farms uprooted and challenged her understanding of food justice.
September 23, 2014
Charlsey Graham, '15 Senior interns with the Global Health Initiative
Senior’s interest in HIV/AIDS leads to global health internship