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October 29, 2009
Bryan Der, '08
Biochemistry and molecular biology major sets sights on Chapel Hill Ph.D. program
In his four years at Richmond, Bryan Der, ’08, spent every summer on campus conducting research and formed close ties with his chemistry professor and mentor, Jon Dattelbaum. Now, he is working toward his Ph.D. in biochemistry.
Chemistry department welcomes new organic chemist for fall '09
“I think the atmosphere at Richmond is pretty unique,” said Kristine Nolin, a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University and the University of Richmond’s newest organic chemist.
Research in Vienna
Students travel to work at Institute of Theoretical Chemistry in Vienna, Austria
A 2007 math course opened the door for Evan Wang, '09 and Greg Springsted, '10 to collaborate with the University of Vienna's Institute for Theoretical Chemistry.
"Skin of Our Teeth"
Theatre department performs "The Skin of Our Teeth" for high school students
Students from high schools across Virginia traveled to the University of Richmond's Modlin Center for the Arts to see the University Players' production of Thorton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "The Skin of Our Teeth."
Classics professor recruits art majors to study gallery antiquities
Throughout the spring semester Amy Nicholas, ’11, and Dayle Wood, ’11, have been involved in an independent study with classical studies professor Elizabeth Baughan, organizing the artifacts in the Stuart L. Wheeler Gallery of the Ancient World.
World-renowned Egyptologist shares research at Richmond
Bob Brier gave the first Stuart L. Wheeler Gallery of the Ancient World Lecture, sharing his first-hand research on the ancient Egyptian process of mummification.
Marion Kruse, '08
Student returns from Scotland and brings tea tradition to classical studies department
When Marion Kruse, '08, returned from his abroad experience in Scotland, the one thing he mentioned again and again was the camaraderie students and faculty shared over the departmental high teas, a centuries old tradition in the United Kingdom that has now become a tradition at Richmond.
Kelly Hughes, '09
Art history and classical studies double major curates exhibit on Byzantine coins
Kelly Hughes, ’09, found a job that perfectly blends her art history and classical studies double major—right here on the University of Richmond campus.
October 28, 2009
Aaron Daugherty, '09
Gap year takes alum to Brazil, then Indonesia on Fulbright grant
Just a few shorts months after graduating from Richmond, Aaron Daugherty, '09, began a 10-week research program in Brazil under Dr. Santuza Teixeira.
Kyndra Brown, '10
Sociology major interns with second Virginia Assistance Academy
For a student interested in the field of criminal justice, Kyndra Brown, ’10, landed the perfect summer internship: she spent last summer working in Virginia’s Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS), helping to coordinate the state’s second Victim Assistance Academy.