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June 28, 2011
Rudy Pett, '11
RHCS alumnus pursuing graduate studies in interpersonal communication
When Rudy Pett, ’11, first visited the University of Richmond, he chose to observe a class on interpersonal communication, despite knowing nothing about the topic. Today, he’s pursuing a master’s degree in the field.
June 24, 2011
Chaplaincy program inspires exploration of personal faith and interfaith relations
After a journey through Israel with a multi-faith lens, UR students and staff consider how to improve understanding and communication across lines of difference.
June 20, 2011
At-risk scholar spends summer at UR researching effects of government monitoring
Wan Yanhai was forced to leave China when the government investigated his work as a human rights advocate. Now he’s investigating how such pressures can ultimately damage the government responsible for implementing them.
June 16, 2011
UR's taiko ensemble brings Japanese music and culture to campus
A full-sensory experience may be the power of taiko, but this Japanese style of drumming also is teaching students at UR about Asian history and culture.
May 2, 2011
Roads to Rome
Study abroad leads to post-graduation internships in Rome for UR seniors
For graduating seniors Philip Garrity and Fred Shaia, four-year roommates at Richmond, life in the real world will start with U.S. state department internships in Rome.
April 28, 2011
Pin Thanesnant, '11
International student at home in North Richmond elementary school
Pin Thanesnant, ’11, the daughter of a Thai diplomat, has lived in many countries but doesn’t claim any of them as home. During her four years at University of Richmond, however, she found a place where she belongs — a North Side Richmond elementary school.
April 20, 2011
Carter Quinley, '11
International studies major lands job translating for anti-human trafficking police force
Four years after coming to Richmond for its international opportunities, senior Carter Quinley will begin a job translating for the Thai police’s anti-human trafficking division.
April 15, 2011
Charles Mike III, '11
Senior explores social justice issues from both sides of the camera
Charles Mike III, ’11, followed his father from Nigeria to UR, but forged his own path using film as a catalyst for social change.
April 13, 2011
Rachel Pricer, '13
Experiences abroad prepare student for fight against global poverty
The fight against global poverty is Rachel Pricer’s top priority. Through living-learning and study abroad programs, she is learning strategies to effectively combat it.
April 8, 2011