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October 19, 2009
Rebecca Huss, L'92
Getting dirty, creative to save Vick's dogs
"You never know where being a lawyer is going to take you," says animal law expert Rebecca Huss, L'92, on serving as guardian and special master to Michael Vick's dogs.
Geography class creates interactive campus accessibility map
When Common Ground approached geography professor Kim Klinker to spearhead the creation of a new campus accessibility map, she called on students in "Introduction to Geographic Systems" to do the job alongside university faculty and staff.
Jessica Ruzic, '10
Jepson student joins local foods movement
Jessica Ruzic's summer internship brought her into the world of nonprofit leadership as she did everything from planning a gala celebrating local foods to meeting with members of the board.
Chaz Barracks, '11
Criminal justice major seeks spirit of reconciliation through service in Cape Town
As an intern in Cape Town, South Africa, Bonner Scholar Chaz Barracks, '11, worked alongside rehabilitated prisoners and South African heroes.
Michael Coleman, '10
Deepening UR's imprint in Church Hill through music
The University of Richmond's connections to the Church Hill community are longstanding. This summer Jepson School of Leadership Studies student Michael Coleman, '10, added his passion for music to the mix.
Jacki Raithel, '10
Athlete fuses talents in sports information internship
Richmond's starting field hockey goalie doubles as a journalist, so she spent the summer working behind the scenes in the athletic department's communications division.
Grant Weaver, '10
Business student emphasizes sustainability argument
This Richmond accounting major thinks business is beautiful, but he's not willing to accept the business world as it is. He's on a mission to make it greener.
New building will centralize, connect all things international at UR
On the heels of being named the nation's hottest school for international studies by Newsweek magazine, the University of Richmond announced the construction of a new building dedicated to international education.
Daniel Harawa, '09
Sociology and American studies major will focus on public service
Daniel Harawa, '09, entered college with a plan: to maintain his focus on attending law school while finding a major that would incorporate his interests in American culture, history and literature.
August 24, 2009