Feature Stories

February 6, 2014
Chun Li, '15International student explores disparate academic interests while studying abroad
Chun Li’s interest in biochemistry, mathematics, and music may seem unrelated but to him, they make perfect sense.
January 24, 2014
Dillon Massey, '15Conservation, 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.
January 8, 2014
Samantha Frandsen, '13Recent graduate's interdisciplinary education and fascination with antiquity inspired her to create a 2-D model of ancient Rome.
From subterranean Rome to the top of the Carole Weinstein International Center, Samantha Frandsen, ’13, shaped an interdisciplinary education.
December 23, 2013
Judy and Jenny Tat, '14Sisters outran 26 teams to win Diversity & Inclusion Business Challenge in Singapore

Twin sisters Judy and Jenny Tat, '14, pursue their goals at a sprint. They pushed so hard to gain speed in their college careers, they graduated a semester early after having studied two semesters abroad.

December 13, 2013
Musical ImperialismBritish students hit the airwaves on campus station 90.1 FM WDCE
Studying abroad at Richmond gives U.K. students a chance to broadcast British popular culture in a radio show.
November 25, 2013
Exhibiting Soviet Jewish HistoryClass explores role of museums by curating an exhibit of Soviet Jewish immigrants in Richmond
Students in a seminar on museum studies are telling the stories of nearly 800 Jews from the Former Soviet Union who immigrated to Richmond during the 1980s and ’90s.
October 7, 2013
On Tour: CartagenaOrchestra students set out for a concert and cultural tour of Cartagena
Led by Alexander Kordzaia and Joanne Kong, nine orchestra students will spend a week in Cartagena exploring culture through music.
September 23, 2013
Jordan Chavez, '16Sophomore places seventh in the world at the 29th annual World Mountain Running Championships
Jordan Chavez competed in the annual World Mountain Running Championships in Krynica, Poland, where he placed seventh in the world.
September 16, 2013
Peace and ConflictTen faculty members study peace and conflict management in the Balkans and Middle East during the 2013 Faculty Seminar Abroad.
Faculty from four Richmond schools go abroad to investigate cultural, political, and economic forces that have shaped Israel, Jordan, Serbia, and Kosovo.