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April 20, 2017
Tianni Ivey, '18
A passion for education leads junior to intern for Levar Stoney's mayoral campaign
Tianni Ivey, '18, interns with Levar Stoney's winning campaign.
April 19, 2017
Exposing students to etymology
Community-based learning helps middle school students learn etymology
Students use games to teach Greek and Latin etymology at a local after-school program.
April 14, 2017
Ebonee Crosby, C '18
Local teacher integrates community-engaged learning into classroom
Ebonee Crosby, C ’18, a preschool teacher and SPCS student, builds connections with Richmond’s Latino community.
April 11, 2017
Census data puts a lens on a lifetime of studying and teaching about race, power, and politics
After 12 years at the University — and decades more working and teaching in the city of Richmond — John Moeser will retire knowing thousands of former students were inspired to become engaged citizens.
April 7, 2017
Maggie Moroney, '17
U.S. State Department internship puts student at heart of Brexit, refugee crisis
Civic Fellow Maggie Moroney, ’17, gets a firsthand view of Brexit and the refugee crisis during an internship with the U.S. Embassy in Slovakia
March 30, 2017
Emily Foo, '17
Senior interns with Richmond city's Office of Sustainability through the Bonner Scholars Program
Emily Foo, ’17, gains valuable skills and knowledge on sustainability through her three-year internship with Richmond city's Office of Sustainability.
March 15, 2017
Maddy Dunbar, '17
WGSS class inspires student to pursue career in early childhood education policy
Senior credits WGSS class with introducing her to the joy of working with young children and a possible career in early childhood education policy.
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 23, 2016
A River Runs Through It
Three Civic Fellows pursue summer internships connected to the James River
Three students receive Civic Fellowships to explore environmental advocacy, education and stewardship of the James River.
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.