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February 11, 2010
Women in Math and Science
Group provides academic, career and life guidance
Calina Copos, '10, helped found the Women in Math and Science (WIMS) group, an organization that brings together female students and professors for weekly discussions and lectures.
Alex Kelso, '12
Campus radio host explores the arts through "Opening Nights" program
Alex Kelso's radio show is just one of the ways that he connects his passion for music and the arts with his education at Richmond. Through the “Opening Nights: Arts Organizations in America” program for sophomores, Kelso has been exploring the arts field alongside his classmates.
February 10, 2010
Student community provides healthcare to rural areas
On a weekend morning last fall, a group of Richmond students met up at the crack of dawn in a school parking lot in rural Grundy, Va. Their purpose? To provide healthcare to local residents in need.
February 9, 2010
Nancy Angelica, '12
SSIR program leads music lover to internship with the Metropolitan Opera
Nancy Angelica lives on campus with 15 other arts-oriented sophomores through the Sophomore Scholars in Residence Program, “Opening Nights.”
February 4, 2010
Liz Lauzon, '09
Alumna snags scholarship, role coaching Trojan debate team
When Liz Lauzon, ’09, graduated from the University of Richmond she and her debate partner were ranked 40th in the nation among all two-person debate teams, she had just published an article with her professors and was headed to the University of California on a full scholarship to coach the Trojan debate team.
Colleen Labutta, '11
Math and computer science student receives Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship
The University of Richmond awarded third-year student Colleen Labutta, ’11, the University of Richmond’s third and final Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship, which will cover the cost of Labutta’s tuition, room and board for the remainder of her Richmond education.
Tracing the civil rights movement leads students down new roads
Last summer Heather Thornton, ’12, packed her bags and textbooks and climbed aboard a van bound for the deep South. Along with seven classmates and two professors, she was on her way to the historical heart of the civil rights movement.
February 3, 2010
Rethinking Foreign Aid
Film sheds new light on poverty and aid in Africa
Despite five decades of humanitarian aid, widespread poverty persists in Africa. Why?
Art professor draws on life experience to create an ambitious series of work
Artist Tanja Softic's ambitious "Migrant Universe" project draws on her immigrant experience to explore themes of cultural identity and belonging.
February 1, 2010