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June 26, 2014
Kirsten McKinney, GC'15
A class project leads to independent study and, ultimately, a resource for comic arts researchers everywhere
Class projects usually end when the grades are handed out. For Kirsten McKinney, GC’15, that was just the beginning.
Dispatches from the Road
Movies and books about life on the road fuel students' sense of adventure
Student road trips serve as the capstone for a semester spent studying the evolving role of the road and cars in popular culture.
June 24, 2014
Research in the Amazon
A Jepson professor is spending the summer in the Bolivian Amazon to study leadership and assist with flood relief efforts. His trip includes a short stop in the Peruvian Amazon to meet with Richmond students.
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.
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.
June 2, 2014
The Richmond MBA and ChildFund International
MBA graduate looks to the nonprofit space for her Capstone Project
Lauren Hum, GB’14, uses her Capstone Project as an opportunity to work with ChildFund International, a global children's charity, all the while exploring the tenets of a nonprofit perspective.
May 30, 2014
City provides a backdrop for students exploring the writing process
English professor David Stevens uses city destinations, including UR’s Center for Culinary Arts, to teach the craft of creative writing.
May 19, 2014
Shiksha Mahtani, '14
Graduate stepped into a leadership role to fight famine in Somalia and spread South Asian culture on campus
Start an organization to fight famine in Somalia. Conduct research. Spread South Asian culture on campus. Make the most of her four years at Richmond. Check.
May 16, 2014
Richmond restaurants send recipes home in alumni-produced cookbook
Carrie Fleck Walters, '00, and Susan Howson, G'07, bring Richmond restaurant fare to the home kitchen in their new cookbook, 804ork.
May 12, 2014
Economics professor talks about his approach to research and teaching
Tim Hamilton, a professor in the Robins School of Business, talks about his research exploring value in environmental economics.