Feature Stories

September 25, 2012
Aarti Reddy '15Sophomore tackles sanitation in slums in her home country of India
Aarti Reddy spent her summer working with an Indian social enterprise organization to develop and execute a plan to install toilets in the slums of Pune, India.
September 21, 2012
Law Internship in GhanaLaw students test human rights knowledge in Africa
In the Law School’s first-ever internship in Ghana, students test their knowledge of human rights law and advocacy, while gaining a better understanding of America’s legal system.
September 20, 2012
Andy McGrawA trip to Bali helps music professor hear the world in a new way
While translating compositions in Bali this summer, ethnomusicologist Andy McGraw discovered how the everyday sounds of Balinese life could influence his teaching.
February 2, 2012
Kadeem Fyffe, '13Junior gets insiders' look at Milan Fashion Week while studying abroad
A chance opportunity during his semester in Milan put Kadeem Fyffe, ’13, in the front row of a major fashion show, and gave the junior a once-in-a-lifetime glimpse at his dream of being a fashion designer.
October 24, 2011
A lasting effectHow serving in the Peace Corps continues to affect UR professors decades later
Not only have many graduates of UR gone on to serve in the Peace Corps, but Richmond’s faculty is made up of several returned Peace Corps volunteers. As the organization celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, returned volunteers reflect on their service.
October 10, 2011
World CinemaInternational Film Series features eight films, new home in 23rd year
Free, contemporary and foreign — the International Film Series is now 23 years into its run as Richmond's premier destination for fans of world cinema.
September 26, 2011
Addie Rauschert, '13Victims of human trafficking are focus of junior's college career
Deeply committed to ending human trafficking, Addie Rauschert, ’13, is getting at the issue from every angle, discipline, and four different continents.
September 24, 2011
Remo Kommnick, '12Economics major's future lies in international business ventures
Remo Kommnick, '12, unites economics major and study abroad in China to prepare for a career in international business.
September 8, 2011
Maria Sebastian, '12 Political science and international studies major focuses her research on her home state in India
Having traveled to France, Peru, Japan, Uganda, Rwanda and now India—Oldham Scholar Maria Sebastian, ’12, is pursuing her international ambitions at the University of Richmond.
August 17, 2011
Simrun Bal, '13Junior uses language scholarship to explore access to health care among India's poor
Through the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship program, biology major Simrun Bal, ’13, spent the summer in Chandigarh, India, learning Punjabi and coming face-to-face with issues of health care and poverty.