Feature Stories

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.
Michael Rodgers, '14, and Mario Navarro International students combine academics, entrepreneurship, and crowd sourcing to help Richmond kids.

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.

Taylor Black, '14Giving her time as a volunteer in Chile gives Taylor Black a clearer career choice
Studying abroad helps biology and Latin American and Iberian studies major to understand more about public health issues.
September 12, 2013
International DayRichmond Public School students explore global cultures during International Day

Richmond Public School students engage all five senses in an exploration of global cultures during the third annual International Day.

August 26, 2013
Mark Massaro, '14Studying pathogens in fleas and ticks leads senior to Japan and South Africa
A semester in South Africa and summer research in Japan are preparing Mark Massaro, ’14, for a career working with animals.
May 16, 2013
Djole Hinic, '13 A passion for leadership brought senior from Belgrade to Richmond

A passion for leadership and travel brought Djole Hinic, '13, to Richmond from Belgrade, Serbia. A summer research grant gave him an opportunity to study the challenges faced by youth in his home country in the aftermath of the revolution of 2000.


April 24, 2013
Dinner with a World Leader Former president of the Czech Republic Václav Klaus visits campus
Václav Klaus, former president of the Czech Republic, came to campus in April to deliver a talk. Vas Khomyk, ’14, had dinner with him.