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November 21, 2016
Hannah Verrette, '18
Junior blends biology and religious studies
Over the summer, junior Hannah Verrette, ’18, had the opportunity to job shadow alumnus Dr. Dylan Tierney, ’95, at his job as an infectious disease physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, through the Office of Alumni & Career Services’ Spider Shadowing program.
December 9, 2015
Sam Bell, '17
Junior's research project will leave you wondering: what's a religious studies major doing working on a math project?
As a religious studies major, one would assume Sam Bell's research had some connection to the field. Instead, he spent his summer studying ESB construction of bent functions in conjunction with math professor James Davis.
November 12, 2015
Learning from the Dead
Interdisciplinary Education in Richmond's East End Cemetery
Faculty and students from a variety of disciplines find fertile ground for learning in a long-neglected cemetery.
June 13, 2014
Will Kelland, '15
Richmond student experiences life in the outback with an Aboriginal Australian tribe while studying abroad.
Rare access to Aboriginal Australian tribal lands while studying abroad opens door to deep cultural learning for leadership studies major.
December 18, 2013
Wesley Meredith, '15
Junior uses Richmond's diverse offerings to his advantage
Junior explores ideas of religious and cultural diversity through his academics and involvement on campus.
December 6, 2013
Dreaming of the Prophet
Students discover valuable approaches to learning through First-Year Seminar class
In the First-Year Seminar Dreaming of the Prophet, students see the impact of religion in the world while learning the ins and outs of college-level scholarship.
November 5, 2012
Religion professor explores historic context of early Christian texts
Stephanie Cobb’s research poses difficult questions about the intersection of history and faith — a subject she hopes to see more often in public discourse.
May 16, 2011
UR golf graduates vie for a spot on the LPGA Tour
Christina Gray and Jillian Fraccola spent the last four years as teammates on the UR women’s golf team. Now they’re looking to each other for support as they try to join the LPGA Tour.
March 10, 2011
Kathleen Roberts Skerrett
New dean of arts and sciences has history of interdisciplinary education as both a teacher and lifelong student
As the new dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, Kathleen Roberts Skerrett will bring a lifelong belief in cross-disciplinary learning to students at the University of Richmond.
November 3, 2010
Sarah Levinn, '11
Burhans Civic Fellowship guides student toward career in social work
Sarah Levinn, '11, says she couldn't believe how well her internship, funded by a David D. Burhans Civic Fellowship administered by the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement, at Richmond’s First Freedom Center aligned with her major and interests.