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October 23, 2014
Urban Education Fellows
Local middle schools offer a backdrop for exploring the challenges and successes of education in America
Seven UR students spend the summer studying the complex nature of local middle schools as a glimpse into the challenges facing education in America
October 15, 2014
Whitney Schwalm, '15
Pre-health student explores addiction and mental health through coursework and volunteering
Pre-health student gains empathy and a greater understanding of addiction and mental-health issues through her work at a substance-abuse treatment center.
October 14, 2014
Bonner Scholar reflects on his four years of community service
Bonner Scholar reflects on the challenges, frustrations, and fulfillment inherent in community service.
October 13, 2014
College Students for a Day
Higher Achievement scholars enjoy an overnight adventure on campus
Local middle-school students revel in the college experience through an overnight visit to campus.
September 30, 2014
Abbey Beichler, '15
Senior interns with juvenile public defender's office
Senior pursues her interest in criminal justice through work with the Maryland Office of the Public Defender’s juvenile division.
September 23, 2014
Charlsey Graham, '15
Senior interns with the Global Health Initiative
Senior’s interest in HIV/AIDS leads to global health internship
September 12, 2014
Paige Schaefer, '15
Senior explores careers in the art world through internship at UR Downtown
When Paige Schaefer, ’15, traded a business major for a focus on arts management, she set her sights on testing every aspect of the field. Working at UR Downtown’s gallery space offered just the experience she was looking for.
Shalom Farms provided Jen Swegan, '15, insight into the challenges of food justice in Richmond
Senior Jen Swegan’s work with Shalom Farms uprooted and challenged her understanding of food justice.
September 2, 2014
Sharon Lim, '16
Junior takes a number of paths to explore education reform
Learning in and out of the classroom gives Sharon Lim, ’16, a deeper understanding of the challenges facing education equality.
July 29, 2014