Feature Stories

November 20, 2014
Kimberly Leonard, '09Alumna holds onto passion that was sparked by writing for UR's college newspaper
Kimberly Leonard, ’09, a healthcare reporter for U.S. News & World Report, recalls her days working for The Collegian and her journey into journalism.
November 12, 2014
The RVADHD Project3 senior psychology students work closely with Dr. Laura Knouse to research adult ADHD

Caroline Smith '15, Lauren Oddo,'15, and Leah Doghramji, '15, and psychology professor Laura Knouse created the RVADHD Project to research and better understand adult ADHD, and engage the larger Richmond community.

November 6, 2014
David Raiser, '06Alum founds a biotech company that focuses on drug resistance genotyping
David Raiser, ’06, is the CEO and co-founder of Aldatu, a company that is trying to make HIV drug resistance testing affordable and accessible.
November 5, 2014
Hilary Briggs, '16 Research team creates mathematical model for diagnosing concussions

In a research lab run by Kathy Hoke and Joanna Wares, students like Hilary Briggs are focusing on creating more precise methods to diagnose concussions.

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.