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March 14, 2014
UR Downtown is buzzing with energy while the Virginia General Assembly is in session
UR Downtown was designed with community programming in mind, but the space has caught on among nonprofits as a prime location to prepare for meetings with the Virginia General Assembly.
March 12, 2014
Aidan Sullivan, '15
Business administration and finance major returns to Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to work for Mission Possible
Vancouver's Downtown Eastside becomes home for UR Summer Fellow Aidan Sullivan, '15.
March 10, 2014
Youth Life REMIX
Teacher celebrates the first-year anniversary of the Youth Life REMIX program for teens
Not wanting to lose touch with "her kids," Youth Life teacher Katharine Hunt helped launch a teen program when her students started aging out of the after-school program for younger children.
February 19, 2014
Azmain Taz, '16
UR Summer Fellow turns a research roadblock into an opportunity for deeper exploration
Even though everything didn't go according to plan, UR Summer Fellow Azmain Taz, ’16, turned a research roadblock into an opportunity for deeper exploration into issues affecting children's health in Bangladesh.
January 24, 2014
Dillon Massey, '15
Conservation, geography and maps intersect during an international development internship in Peru
As an intern with USAID in Peru, Dillon Massey, ’15, combined his interests in conservation and geography, and learned about how maps establish power and influence change.
January 22, 2014
Amanda Lineberry, '14
Four cities provide a backdrop for studying urban planning on an international scale, and applying it at home
While studying abroad in New Orleans, São Paulo, Cape Town and Hanoi, Amanda Lineberry, ’14, learned a great deal about developing community at home in Richmond.
November 21, 2013
Political science students observe justice in action
46 political science students visit the U.S. Supreme Court and speak with Justice Elena Kagan.
Marc Branch, '13
Coursework, 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 13, 2013
Mural Painting in RVA
Students 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.
October 31, 2013