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April 15, 2015
Kelsey Ensign, '15
Student explores identity theory, her own identity through community work
Kelsey Ensign, '15, tests identity theories through her community work, while simultaneously exploring her own identity and career goals.
April 13, 2015
Students work with tarantula
Biology department assists basketball team in acquiring and caring for live tarantula mascot
Biology students are involved in the care and education surrounding Tarrant, Richmond’s live mascot.
April 10, 2015
Judge Katzmann Visit
Circuit court judge explores interpretive enterprise at Richmond Law
The Hon. Robert A. Katzmann, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, addressed a group of students, faculty and community members April 8 at the University of Richmond School of Law’s Robert R. Merhige Jr. Moot Courtroom. In a conversation with Dean Wendy Perdue, Katzmann discussed his new book, Judging Statues, which explores the approach courts should use in interpreting statutes.
April 9, 2015
Storytelling, Identity, Social Change
Inside the razor-wire fence surrounding Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center, students learn how storytelling can incite social change
In Terry Dolson’s First-Year Seminar, students explore the role of storytelling in social change while mentoring residents at Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center.
April 7, 2015
The Magic of Chemistry
American Chemical Society Student Associates perform a magic show to teach children about chemistry
Students collaborate with Youth Life Foundation to present a chemistry-themed magic show to local elementary and middle school students.
April 6, 2015
Buckwheat and Caviar
Professor Yvonne Howell's new course focuses on sustainability in the context of Russian science and literature
First year students explore ideas of sustainability in the context of Russian culture in a First-Year Seminar led by professor Yvonne Howell.
April 2, 2015
Students get a taste of what meals are like for low-income Americans
How much food can you buy for about $4 per day? Some students are finding out and getting a crash course in empathy in the process.
March 31, 2015
Mel Shuaipi, '15
Senior blends business and social change abroad and at home
Her business education became real when she was able to apply it to social change in the Dominican Republic and back home, here in Richmond.
Jepson Philanthropy Institute
Students get $500 to make a difference and an opportunity to think about effective altruism
Students in Jessica Flanigan's Critical Thinking classes are focusing on why we give and how to decide who benefits.
March 30, 2015