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April 15, 2010
David McGill, L'10
GRAMMY Legal Writing Award Leads to Internship at Sony Entertainment
"I was fortunate to win the writing contest, which included an all expenses paid trip to the GRAMMYS in Los Angeles and a scholarship. During my GRAMMY experience I got to meet a lot of stars like Nicole Kidman, Boys II Men, and others musicians and actors."
Jennifer Huer, L'11
Advocating on Behalf of Women and Children
"The way people engage in their society is formed by their belief systems.” Jennifer Huer, L’11, views her Jesuit education as a lens through which she can find creative ways for women to elevate their voices in society.
Qasim Rashid, L'12
Law Student Seeks Path to Work for the Greater Good
Following his heart seems to come naturally to Qasim Rashid, L’12. Born in Pakistan, his family came to the United States in the late 1980’s.
April 14, 2010
School of Arts and Sciences Honors Convocation
David C. Evans Award winners announced
The University of Richmond’s School of Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the David C. Evans Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Scholarship and the Creative Arts at the School’s Honors Convocation on April 13.
April 13, 2010
Laura Garnier Dykstra, '06
Criminal justice major pursuing Ph.D in world-class program
Just a few years after graduating from the University of Richmond with degrees in psychology and criminal justice, Laura Garnier Dykstra, ’06, is once again immersed in the life of the undergraduate. This time, however, she’s taken on a more passive role—researching the health behaviors of college students.
Smiling at the Sun
A unique land-art project takes center stage on campus
The idea for the land-art project "Heliotrope" has been floating around in David Wood's head for the past 20 years. Now, with the help of the students in Gary Shapiro and Erling Sjovold's "Land Art and Landscape" class, "Heliotrope" is floating in Westhampton Lake.
Lindsay Rumer, '10
Treating job search like a full-time job leads to gig at Google
We’ve all heard the stories about what it’s like to work at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, Ca. Free lunches made by gourmet chefs, massages, on-site medical care, game rooms, laundry services and roller hockey. Lindsay Rumer will experience it firsthand.
April 12, 2010
Tom Borwick, '10
Student wins Business Pitch Competition with an idea that may revolutionize how musicians perform
Tom Borwick, '10, took top honors during the Robins School of Business' Business Pitch Competition with his pitch for Vivo, an electronic device that may revolutionize the way music is learned and performed.
Nowhere to Go
Political science course challenges students' perceptions of homelessness
Dr. Andrea Simpson's community-based political science course requires students to confront their perceptions of homelessness by getting to know homeless women and children in a local emergency shelter.