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October 22, 2009
UR interns bring Spider-mania to Florida team
This summer, the Tampa Bay Rays organization welcomed its sixth Richmond intern since 2007.
Tony DeRosa, '09
Triple major shares good fortune in the classroom
Tony DeRosa, '09, is one of the 3,700 students selected to step into urban and rural classrooms across the nation as part of Teach for America.
October 21, 2009
Wikis and Writing
Lessons Learned in a Writing-Intensive Classroom
"Days after final grades were posted, some of my English 103 students were still revising their documentaries on our class wiki. They taught me to appreciate the effects of the wider electronic audience available through wikis."
Writing a Winning Proposal
Kathy Hoke gives tips on how to land an Arts & Sciences research fellowship
"The funding from an Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship gives a student the freedom to fully explore the thing they love, without having to worry about finding a summer job."
Virtual experiment helps class explore race and gender issues
Student in Joe Essid's English 103 class learn to write more clearly and analytically while using a virtual world as a touchstone to explore language, image and identity.
October 19, 2009
Ashlee Murphy, '10
Sociology major studies history of school integration in Richmond
Ashlee Murphy spent her summer researching school integration in Richmond public schools in the 1950s–1970s alongside Dr. Melissa Ooten.
Calina Copos, '10
Student keeps options open doing physics and math research
Senior Calina Copos talks about diving into physics and math research, studying abroad, and why a small student-faculty ratio matters for science majors.
Kevin Farrelly, '09
Governor's Fellows Program sets senior's political career into motion
"A professor recently asked me what I've been passionate about in college," said Kevin Farrelly. "That got me thinking about how things you're interested in can translate into the workplace." Farrelly was selected for the Virginia Governor's Fellows Program, where he will kick off his career in public service.
Colby Ferguson, '11
Archaeology lover searches for origins of classics gallery
Colby Ferguson, '11, came to Richmond in the fall of 2007 with three things in her back pocket: a love of archaeology, a desire to plunge into undergraduate research, and great timing.