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November 30, 2012
Hannah Jacobsen, '15
Experiences abroad open doors for international studies student
For Hannah Jacobsen, ’15, the best way to achieve a global perspective is by becoming fully immersed in local cultures and languages while traveling abroad.
November 7, 2012
Research Across Borders
International scholar looks to UR faculty and lab to answer clinical questions at home
UR’s Faculty Seminar Abroad brings together UR biology professor and Jamaican doctoral student for a glimpse into cross-cultural research.
November 2, 2012
Finding Inspiration Abroad
Faculty seminar abroad leads to short-term program for students
Like most study abroad experiences at the University of Richmond, Ellen Walk’s trip to Trinidad, Jamaica, Panama, and Cuba on the 2011 Faculty Seminar Abroad didn’t end when the plane touched down in Richmond.
October 29, 2012
Miki Doan, '14
Community engagement gives Bonner Scholar context for economics major
Miki Doan, ’14, has been involved in serving the community ever since she arrived in Richmond — but her work has taken her beyond the city limits, too.
October 3, 2012
Journey to the Amazon: David Salisbury treks to Peru with National Geographic
Geography professor David Salisbury has developed a relationship with the indigenous people of the Peruvian Amazon—a relationship he was able to share with National Geographic magazine last summer.
September 25, 2012
Aarti Reddy '15
Sophomore 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 Ghana
Law 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
A 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, '13
Junior 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 effect
How 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.