Feature Stories

September 26, 2013
Chemistry DetectivesThe chemistry department opens its lab to local students for two days of scientific discovery
Structure Determination Workshop gives local high school students hands-on experience in the lab and the chance to learn from Richmond faculty.
September 23, 2013
Jordan Chavez, '16Sophomore places seventh in the world at the 29th annual World Mountain Running Championships
Jordan Chavez competed in the annual World Mountain Running Championships in Krynica, Poland, where he placed seventh in the world.
September 20, 2013
Alex Witt, '14Summer internship gives senior a chance to live the life of a pastor
Just one week into her summer pastoral internship, Alex Witt, '14, was relying on her religious studies courses to preach and lead Bible study.
George Werner, '14Senior spends summer internship learning ins and outs of local marketing strategy
George Werner, ’14, didn’t just dish up popsicles during his summer internship with King of Pops. He also learned what it takes to sell a product in a local market.
September 17, 2013
William Buckley, '14Senior finds path to the pulpit through music ministry internship
William Buckley, '14, was looking for a summer experience that would call on his interest in music. With a music ministry internship in New York, the pieces fell into place.
September 16, 2013
Tiho Kostadinov, '02Postdoctoral fellow discovers research and teaching go hand in hand
As a postdoctoral fellow, Tiho Kostadinov, ’02, investigated climate change, the environment, and how to balance research and teaching.
Peace and ConflictTen faculty members study peace and conflict management in the Balkans and Middle East during the 2013 Faculty Seminar Abroad.
Faculty from four Richmond schools go abroad to investigate cultural, political, and economic forces that have shaped Israel, Jordan, Serbia, and Kosovo.
Michael Rodgers, '14, and Mario Navarro International students combine academics, entrepreneurship, and crowd sourcing to help Richmond kids.

Michael Rodgers, ’14, an undergraduate student from the Bahamas, and Mario Navarro, an exchange student from Spain, raise money to purchase computer equipment for the Youth Life Foundation of Richmond.

Taylor Black, '14Giving her time as a volunteer in Chile gives Taylor Black a clearer career choice
Studying abroad helps biology and Latin American and Iberian studies major to understand more about public health issues.
 Matt Palmisano, '14New Jersey native learns what it takes to lead rebuilding efforts after a superstorm

As an intern with the New Jersey governor’s office, Matt Palmisano, ’14, learned what it takes to lead rebuilding efforts in a state after a storm as devastating as Hurricane Sandy.