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August 14, 2015
Kayla Sherman, '16
Senior spends summer researching newts and moths
UR student researches animal behavior as part of summer fellowship program.
Aidan Winters, '17
Junior interns in lab at Stanford School of Medicine
Student conducts cancer research in Stanford School of Medicine lab through University of Richmond summer fellowship
July 24, 2015
Spatial Analysis Lab
UR students begin mapping their futures through summer fellowships
Student interns gain value work experience; provide community service through work in Spatial Analysis Lab
April 3, 2015
Two Students Named Goldwater Scholars
Two juniors awarded Goldwater Scholarships; third receives honorable mention
University of Richmond juniors Rebecca Funke and Scott Yeudall were both awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the country’s premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, science and engineering.
March 25, 2015
Public Art and Social Change
Beyond the walls of the classroom to a wall on Cary Street
Fourteen University of Richmond students, with support from faculty and community members, are leading an effort that will ultimately result in a block-long mural of the James River on Cary Street.
September 30, 2014
Rene Felt, '15
Layers of paint reveal layers of identity in student's art
With the help of a UR Summer Fellowship, René Felt, '15, spent the summer creating a series of paintings that explore his American, Japanese, and German identities.
August 19, 2014
Gigi DeJoy, '15
Senior's hometown serves as living laboratory for summer research
Growing up in a small coastal town in Maine gave GiGi DeJoy, ’15, a nuanced perspective for her research on women’s reproductive health care in remote communities.
August 6, 2014
Virginia's Poet Laureate
Passion for poetry and craft drives Ron Smith, R'71, G'74, and G'94
Football and great poetry have a lot in common. Just ask Virginia’s new poet laureate. Ron Smith, R’71, G’74, and G’94, is not only an accomplished poet but also a veteran from the Spider gridiron.
July 29, 2014
Shaquille Christmas, '15
In a house on 31st Street, a student finds the meaning of community
When Shaquille Christmas, ’15, moved to Church Hill in the eighth grade, he never thought he’d feel at home. That all changed when he started working at Church Hill Activities and Tutoring.
July 24, 2014
Will Moss, '15
Internship gives leadership studies major an opportunity to learn more about the practical application of conflict resolution on a global scale
Leadership studies major is working with an organization that assists global leaders in societies struggling with conflict, reconciliation, and change.