Feature Stories

January 8, 2014
Samantha Frandsen, '13Recent graduate's interdisciplinary education and fascination with antiquity inspired her to create a 2-D model of ancient Rome.
From subterranean Rome to the top of the Carole Weinstein International Center, Samantha Frandsen, ’13, shaped an interdisciplinary education.
January 3, 2014
New DirectionsSchool of Law's revamped legal writing program offers 1Ls solid foundation in legal research, writing, and analysis

School of Law's revamped legal writing program offers 1Ls solid foundation in legal research, writing, and analysis

January 2, 2014
Marc Megna, '99Former football player draws on personal experiences to develop career as a fitness coach
“Dream big. Never Quit.” This personal mantra drove Marc Megna, ’99, to play football for the Spiders and the NFL. He’s now turning the phrase back to his clients as a fitness coach.
December 23, 2013
Judy and Jenny Tat, '14Sisters outran 26 teams to win Diversity & Inclusion Business Challenge in Singapore

Twin sisters Judy and Jenny Tat, '14, pursue their goals at a sprint. They pushed so hard to gain speed in their college careers, they graduated a semester early after having studied two semesters abroad.

December 18, 2013
Wesley Meredith, '15Junior uses Richmond's diverse offerings to his advantage
Junior explores ideas of religious and cultural diversity through his academics and involvement on campus.
December 13, 2013
Musical ImperialismBritish students hit the airwaves on campus station 90.1 FM WDCE
Studying abroad at Richmond gives U.K. students a chance to broadcast British popular culture in a radio show.
December 6, 2013
Laura Murray, '15Junior spends summer tracking plant species along the riverbanks
With the help of a UR Summer Fellowship, Laura Murray, ’15, spent her summer months testing and mapping the locations of invasive and native species of phragmites along the Pamunkey and Mattaponi rivers.
Matthew Purdy, '14 Student interns at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation
Matthew Purdy, ’14, follows his passion for the biological sciences as a summer intern at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, while preparing for medical school.
Dreaming of the ProphetStudents discover valuable approaches to learning through First-Year Seminar class
In the First-Year Seminar Dreaming of the Prophet, students see the impact of religion in the world while learning the ins and outs of college-level scholarship.
December 4, 2013
Yazmeen Nunez, '14Senior reflects on finding community and inspiring change at Richmond
In the Q-Community, a living-learning program, Yazmeen Nuñez learns the importance of solidarity in inspiring social change.