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April 22, 2010
Kimberly Bowers, '05
Five Years Out: Political roles mix with community leadership and university service
Richmond educated her for various opportunities, she says: "I have felt better equipped to not only recognize certain situations from my leadership courses but also have applied theory to practice in my role in both politics and government and now in higher education."
The Laureate 2010
Communication studies, debate and speech students honored
Each spring, the Department of Rhetoric and Communication Studies and the Speech Center come together to host The Laureate, an awards ceremony that recognizes the University’s best orators, debaters and communication studies students. Speech consultants are also honored.
Zach Dorey-Stein, '05
Five Years Out: Work in nonprofits, clinical research leading to medical school
Early jobs pointed Bonner Scholar and leadership studies and religion graduate to an interest in addressing our nation's health care problems.
Ali Amaral, '11
Westhampton College president pledges to work on unifying events, transportation and housing
Student government activist turns her leadership studies minor into leadership in action.
April 21, 2010
Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law
New major a combined effort from arts and sciences, business, leadership studies and law schools
A brand new interdisciplinary major, set to debut this fall, pulls experts from four of the University of Richmond’s five schools to create a curriculum with a focus on the moral assessment of law and public policy.
School of Law Students Donate Food
University of Richmond School of Law Students Help Feed the Richmond Community
"Every dollar donated to the Central Virginia Food Bank can buy five meals for hungry children in poverty-stricken areas in Central Virginia. This means that if every student donated the equivalent of one Starbucks Latte a month, our school alone could provide over 107,000 meals for needy people a year."
April 20, 2010
WILL Associate Director enjoys working with students
WILL Associate Director Melissa Ooten encourages Westhampton College students to translate the theory and practice of women, gender and sexuality studies to their everyday lives.
Jean Pierre Laurenceau-Medina
Associate Director of Multicultural Affairs supports underrepresented students
As Richmond's associate director of multicultural affairs, Jean Pierre Laurenceau-Medina supports students of different ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds by overseeing mentoring programs, providing leadership opportunities, counseling, and serving as a resource.