Jah Akande, ’13, fights for equality for LGBTQ citizens in the Virginia General Assembly and for students on the UR campus.
An advocate for education, Ayanna Adams, ’14, has volunteered with UR mentorship programs, leading to an internship with Higher Achievement.
Margaret Moore’s passion for food sciences stems from her childhood farming roots in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Until arriving at the University of Richmond, however, she had never considered turning this hobby into her professional career path.
Eager to take advantage of the endless liberal arts opportunities at the University of Richmond, Morton took her time exploring different fields of study, until she found her calling: Mathematical Economics.
Taylor attributes his success to the guidance and support of many including: University of Richmond’s Computer Science department, Career Services’ resources and UR’s overarching liberal arts experience.
Alexandra Hackett, '13, deepened her understanding of the education system through three years volunteering as a classroom aide.
Diego Leal, ’15, moved from debating human rights issues to becoming a human rights practitioner during a summer internship focused on conservation and indigenous communities in the Amazon.
As a mentor, Michael Rogers, ’11, has grown intellectually and emotionally. Now he helps other Spiders grow in their mentoring work.
While capturing the stories of Soviet émigrés for a documentary, Shir Bodner, ’12, reconnects with her family’s heritage.
Get the buy-in of the village chief before promoting your health care agenda to the villagers, says Sherzel Smith, '13, of her experience working in Ghana this summer.