Feature Stories

November 21, 2013
Marc Branch, '13Coursework, community engagement, and study abroad lead to Peace Corps assignment
Graduate strives to address health care and other human-rights issues through Peace Corps and public policy work.
November 19, 2013
A Musical HarvestEthnomusicology class gathered bamboo to make instruments
Ethnomusicology professor Andy McGraw and his students harvested bamboo to make musical instruments as part of a wide-ranging class on Indonesian arts and culture.
November 13, 2013
Mural Painting in RVAStudents engage the larger Richmond community through their artwork
Students learn the process of creating street art, and engage with the city of Richmond in Heide Trepanier’s mural painting class.
November 8, 2013
Amanda Haislip, '14Research fellowship allows student to view history through a new lens
Amanda Haislip, ’14, researched American history and its links to science, psychology, and the present.
Nathan Watwood, '15Student pursues his interests in both physics and dance
Nathan Watwood studies and participates in his two disparate passions, physics and dance.
Ellen Wright '14Senior uses a summer fellowship to gain hands-on experience in art therapy
Senior’s summer fellowship in art therapy brings her coursework in studio art and psychology together.
November 6, 2013
Colleen Hall, '91A great example of UR's interdisciplinary education
With a double major in Business Administration and Studio Art, alum Colleen Hall ’91 exemplifies the interdisciplinary education that University of Richmond is known for.
Elliot Schreur, '10Singing the praise of a liberal arts education

Elliot Schreur, ’10 is a firm believer in a liberal arts education. Schreur graduated with degrees in Music and English and now works in public policy. It was because of his liberal arts education from the University of Richmond that Schruer was able to explore the political science field outside of his two majors.

October 25, 2013
Lourdes Figueroa, '13Recent grad brings second art exhibition to life
Lourdes Figueroa, ’13, received the 2013 Harnett Research Fellowship, which has allowed her to assist University Museums in organizing her second exhibition.
October 16, 2013
Nabila Khouri '14Senior reflects on her summer on the Maasai Steppe
Nabila Khouri, ’14, used a UR Summer Fellowship to spend the summer working on the Maasai Steppe with the African People and Wildlife Fund.