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August 5, 2015
Max Bernstein, '17
Student spends his summer delving into issues relating to the Affordable Care Act
Student's internship with the Department of Health and Human Services has shown him the inner-workings of the federal government.
July 24, 2015
Emily Whitted, '16
A lifelong knitter, Emily Whitted packed away her needles when she came to Richmond - until a professor encouraged her to reconsider
“People follow their passions all the time, but I think mine gets stereotyped for being something that grandmothers do," says Emily Whitted, ′16. "I just needed a push, someone to say, ‘That’s not silly.’”
Spatial Analysis Lab
UR students begin mapping their futures through summer fellowships
Student interns gain value work experience; provide community service through work in Spatial Analysis Lab
July 10, 2015
Haley Tillage, '15
Senior thesis reveals student perceptions of sexual violence on campus
WGSS student uses senior thesis to explore students’ perceptions of sexual violence on campus.
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 the spring 2015 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.