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November 10, 2016
A Peek into the Blogging Industry
Richmond student and alumni share the business side of blogs
Amy Littleson, '17, Megan Wilson, '09, and Katie Sands, '15, discuss their successes and obstacles throughout their journeys as bloggers.
November 2, 2016
Christine Inzer, '19
Young author shares her experiences of traveling to Japan
Christine Inzer, '19, is the author of Diary of a Tokyo Teen, in which she relates her adventures of traveling to her birthplace.
September 1, 2016
Carly Sibilia, '17
Senior learns the inner workings of wildlife conservation through an internship with Conserve Wildlife Foundation
Driving along the Jersey shore, Carly Sibilia, '17, searches for northern diamondback terrapins. With each one she measures and tags, she hopes to get one step closer to protecting the health of the turtle population for years to come.
May 18, 2016
Disaster, Memory, and Popular Culture
Living-learning course takes an interdisciplinary look at disasters and memory
Sophomore Scholars in Residence course explores how we remember disasters, and how pop culture influences those memories.
May 2, 2016
Emily Gove, '17
Food fuels junior's academic and career interests
Helping produce a video for Zagat provided a fun, informative, and delicious experience for a junior majoring in anthropology.
December 23, 2015
Finding Home Again
After a year abroad, Molly Rossi, '16, readjusts to life in Richmond through friendships with fellow exchange students.
In 12 years of education, I’ve written pages upon pages about countries I’ve never been to, molecules I cannot see, and historical figures from a past I’ve never known. Why is it so hard to write about myself?
December 3, 2015
The Science of Changing Lives
Lexi Caldwell, '16, connects science to personal experience through summer work with Genetic Alliance
“When people see that they are not alone, and are part of a community, people engage in a way that wouldn’t have otherwise been possible. It brings people together.”
November 30, 2015
Cassandra Ceballos, '17
Junior combines passion for social justice with focus on food systems
Being the only full-time intern at a grassroots organization offered Cassandra Ceballos, ’17, a growing number of opportunities.
November 23, 2015
Caroline Utz, '17
Junior researches civic effect of satirical news
Shows like Last Week Tonight with John Oliver are changing the formula for political satire. Caroline Utz took note, and she's studying how the format shapes perceptions of leadership and invites citizens to engage rather than idly mock a broken system.
July 24, 2015
Emily Whitted, '16
A lifelong knitter, Emily Whitted packed away her needles when she came to Richmond - until a professor encouraged her to reconsider
“People follow their passions all the time, but I think mine gets stereotyped for being something that grandmothers do," says Emily Whitted, ′16. "I just needed a push, someone to say, ‘That’s not silly.’”