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.
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.
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.
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.
Leadership studies major is working with an organization that assists global leaders in societies struggling with conflict, reconciliation, and change.
Sixteen second-year students traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico, to explore problems and potential solutions to the issues plaguing urban American communities.
Class projects usually end when the grades are handed out. For Kirsten McKinney, GC’15, that was just the beginning.
Student road trips serve as the capstone for a semester spent studying the evolving role of the road and cars in popular culture.
Leadership studies professor Christopher von Rueden is spending two months in the Bolivian Amazon to study status hierarchy and leadership in a small-scale society.
Rare access to Aboriginal Australian tribal lands while studying abroad opens door to deep cultural learning for leadership studies major.