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November 18, 2009
Schuyler Swartout, '11
Student curates Inuit sculpture exhibit at Lora Robins gallery
Schuyler Swartout, '11, spent time curating Transformations, an exhibition of contemporary Inuit sculptures from the University of Richmond Museum’s personal collection.
November 16, 2009
Jazz Down Under
Mike Davison leads jazz students on Australian tour
This was the fifth year Professor Mike Davison has taken University of Richmond jazz students to Australia, where they spend half their time in workshops with students at Central Queensland University and half their time playing gigs on Hamilton Island against the backdrop of the Great Barrier Reef.
Heather Stebbins, '09
Music major's composition wins Young Composer Competition
Music major and 2009 graduate Heather Stebbins’ cello composition, “rush me to the shadows” was recently selected as the winning composition of the University of Louisville Young Composer Competition for New Electroacoustic Music.
Visiting artist brings Balinese shadow puppetry to Richmond
As one of Bali's premier choreographers, Madé Sidia has toured the world and collaborated with numerous international artists. He is teaching at Richmond this semester with music professor Andy McGraw.
Schola in Europe
University choral ensembles tour and sing in six cities in 11 days
This past spring, three University of Richmond choral ensembles traveled to Eastern Europe, touring and performing in four countries over the 11-day trip.
Kathleen Callahan, '09
Internship helps student see future in children's theatre
"The majority of my day is spent making contracts, booking shows, revising study guides, calling schools, setting up reports, and doing pretty much anything that needs to be done in the tour department," says Kathleen Callahan about her summer internship.
Jazz Combo Australian Tour
Professor takes students halfway around world to perfect an American art form
Twenty-one years ago, Dr. Mike Davison started the jazz program at Richmond. Today, students playing in his combo perform gigs at campus events, around the Richmond area—and on Hamilton Island in the Great Barrier Reef.
November 13, 2009
Guest choreographer Jessica Lang
Acclaimed choreographer creates new piece for University Dancers 25th anniversary
Acclaimed choreographer Jessica Lang is working with the Department of Theatre and Dance this November to create a new piece for the 25th anniversary celebration of the University Dancers. Lang’s time at Richmond was made possible by a grant provided by the Cultural Affairs Committee.
November 12, 2009
Psychology professor travels to Iraq to help mental health workers treat PTSD
In February 2009, Lindgren, now a psychology professor at Richmond, got a call from Kaysen, asking her to join in a trip to Iraqi Kurdistan — a trip that would bring Lindgren full-circle in her work with PTSD.