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January 4, 2011
Cheyenne Varner, '13
Sophomore uses writing for more than creative expression
Cheyenne Varner’s participation in UR’s MLK Day celebration brings her writing from a form of creative expression to a catalyst for social change.
January 2, 2011
Russell Gong, '11
"Human strength" is motivating factor for Bonner Scholar and lacrosse player
Inspired by the strength of refugees and immigrants, Russell Gong has committed his college career to civic engagement work while staying active on the lacrosse field.
December 23, 2010
Share the Wealth
Three economics students win Federal Reserve video competition
Three economics majors won a trip to New York City after their cautionary tale of credit-card debt garnered them first place in a Federal Reserve video competition.
December 22, 2010
Reaping Benefits of Collaboration
Partners in the Arts award to local school funds tolerance education and empowerment program
Partners in the Arts, a program of the School of Continuing Studies, funded a recent Henrico High School project that generated school-wide interest in issues of tolerance, social justice and empowerment.
New addition makes Robins School a real-world research and study destination
Queally Hall, a 37,000-square-foot addition to the Robins School, opens this spring semester, offering more student space and state-of-the-art facilities.
December 21, 2010
Dominique Simon, '11
Student combats the digital divide
Dominique Simon, ’11, combats the digital divide every Monday and Wednesday afternoon at a Northside Richmond middle school.
December 20, 2010
Kati Miller, '14
First-year student faces fears during Roadmap pre-orientation program
During the University’s Roadmap pre-orientation program, Kati Miller, ’14, learned to face her fears and challenge herself while at college.
December 14, 2010
Dean Sandra J. Peart balances studying, leading and teaching a new seminar on competition, cooperation and choice
Economist and leadership studies scholar's class explores how people come together with a combination of self interest and public interest to make decisions, choose and act.
Experts discuss 'Heroes: What They Do and Why We Need Them' Jan. 25 at the University of Richmond
What characterizes a hero? Why are heroes special to us, and how do they win our admiration? Two UR psychologists have some answers.
Organizing for America
Ryan Lamont, '11, interns for President Barack Obama's grassroots organization
English and Latin American and Iberian studies double major, Ryan Lamont, ’11, spent his summer in Washington, working for President Obama’s grassroots organization for the promotion of change in the U.S.