Feature Stories

March 12, 2012
Gwen Setterberg, '15First-year student pursues her interests in languages and music
Gwen Setterberg, ’15, is following in her brother’s footsteps at Richmond while also creating her own path in LAIS and Schola Cantorum.
March 9, 2012
Robert Emmerich, '12Accounting major sings classical music to relieve stress
Robert Emmerich, '12, is an accounting major who, when he’s not studying, sings classical music with Schola Cantorum.
The Archimedes InitiativeScholar aims to increase science literacy around the country
Visiting senior chemistry research scholar Jeff Seeman built a powerful online tool to improve science literacy that Google now promotes to high school students around the world.
March 8, 2012
Social EntrepreneurshipLiving-learning community shows intersection of psychology and business
In the Social Entrepreneurship living-learning community, students combine psychology and marketing to inspire pro-social behaviors, and test their theories with a nonprofit organization.
March 7, 2012
Megan, '04, and Mark Naylor, '05Alumni couple's common interest in diplomacy takes them around the world
Megan Johnson Naylor, ’04, and Mark Naylor, ’05, share a common interest in diplomacy that has taken them around the world together.
March 5, 2012
Sheila CarapicoTahrir Square becomes the ultimate research lab for political science professor
While most people watched this winter’s revolution in Egypt unfold on the news, political science professor Sheila Carapico watched the drama play out from her suburban Cairo neighborhood.
March 1, 2012
David BurkmanDirector of film production joins film studies program

The School of Arts and Sciences has expanded its film studies program, adding filmmaker David Burkman as director of film production.

February 29, 2012
eighth blackbirdUR ensemble-in-residence wins Grammy, returns for spring residency
As UR’s ensemble-in-residence prepares to return to campus, flutist Tim Munro talks about the group’s influences and how it felt to win a Grammy.
Colleen Connolly, '14Bonner Scholar exemplifies servant leadership through her work with children and education
By immersing herself in multiple service opportunities involving children in educational settings, Bonner Scholar Colleen Connolly, '14, has learned not only how to serve, but how to lead.
Bedelia RichardsSociologist researches the cultural identities of West Indian immigrants
Bedelia Richards, a sociology professor who specializes in immigration and race and ethnic relations, studied immigration from different perspectives at a National Endowment of the Humanities seminar last summer.