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March 8, 2017
Alicia Jiggetts, '19
Internship reveals the roles, both large and small, that keep state government running
With every document Alicia Jiggetts, ’19, scans and enters in a database, she knows she’s helping to restore the voting rights of Virginia’s ex-felons.
November 10, 2016
A Conversation with American Studies Program Coordinator Dr. Nicole Sackley
A Q&A on community-based learning
UR Downtown educational programming coordinator Alexandra Byrum talked with Dr. Nicole Sackley, associate professor of history and American studies, about community-based learning at UR and more.
May 11, 2016
Out of Eden
Class in slow journalism brings together different disciplines
One man’s journey inspires students to cover stories in their community.
April 13, 2016
Tax in Action
Accounting students build connections at UR Downtown's VITA site
Accounting students build connections at UR Downtown’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Site (VITA) site.
April 5, 2016
Head Downtown Ambassadors
Colleen Egan, '17, and Miriam McBride, '17, lead efforts to connect University students to experiences downtown
Colleen Egan, '17,and Miriam McBride, '17, lead efforts to connect University students to experiences downtown.
April 1, 2016
Regina Cavada, '16
Partnering with local organizations shifts senior's perspective from global to local
San Diego native Regina Cavada, ’16, came to UR to explore the world, and ended up discovering the city of Richmond.
February 19, 2016
Emily Onufer, '17
Bonner Scholar uses her Bonner summer of service and a Civic Fellowship to explore climate change in the South Pacific
Bonner Scholar uses her Bonner summer of service and a Civic Fellowship to explore climate change in the South Pacific.
December 7, 2015
Andrew Talbot, '15
Bonner Scholar reflects on the power and importance of listening to others' stories
Listening deeply to the stories others tell can have powerful consequences for how we live our lives.
November 12, 2015
Learning from the Dead
Interdisciplinary Education in Richmond's East End Cemetery
Faculty and students from a variety of disciplines find fertile ground for learning in a long-neglected cemetery.
June 16, 2015