Feature Stories

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 studies two semester 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.
November 25, 2013
Ashley Moore, L'14Law student helps form advocacy group devoted to the equality of LGBT people

On Oct. 11, 2013, the Virginia Equality Bar Association was formed, thanks to the work of Ashley Moore, L'14, and more than 20 legal professionals. The advocacy group is devoted to the equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.

Exhibiting Soviet Jewish HistoryClass explores role of museums by curating an exhibit of Soviet Jewish immigrants in Richmond
Students in a seminar on museum studies are telling the stories of nearly 800 Jews from the Former Soviet Union who immigrated to Richmond during the 1980s and ’90s.
November 22, 2013
The Richmond MBA and Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. Part IIThe Richmond MBA finds opportunities for students to make a mark in leading area organizations

In Part I, Adam Hahn, GB’13, had just completed his Capstone Project presentation with HDL, Inc.