Immersion learning takes many different forms, but for students in Emily Boone’s Marine Biology of the Chesapeake Bay, it involves literal immersion in mud and water.
Rachel Brown, ’14, and Isaiah Bailey, ’13, teamed up to teach dance classes with an eye toward mentoring and social change at a Boys and Girls Club in Richmond’s East End.
Michael Rodgers, ’14, an undergraduate student from the Bahamas, and Mario Navarro, an exchange student from Spain, raise money to purchase computer equipment for the Youth Life Foundation of Richmond.
Studying abroad helps biology and Latin American and Iberian studies major to understand more about public health issues.
Richmond Public School students engage all five senses in an exploration of global cultures during the third annual International Day.
Exploring educational inequities through community-based learning and a study-abroad experience led Katie Lambeth, ’13, to a job with Teach for America in Hawaii.
George Boston, ’13, knew he had to leave his public school in New York in order to be successful. Now he shares his story with the Richmond-area kids he mentors.
A hungry child set Peter CampoBasso, ’14, on a quest to understand the effects of a healthy diet and lifestyle on education.
For many, tax season can be overwhelming. At UR Downtown, students and local volunteers ease the burden by offering free tax help to anyone who earned less than $51,000 in the previous tax year.
Community partnerships between faculty and area organizations benefit both the classroom and the community.