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April 28, 2015
Students and alumni support military community
Inaugural Wills for Veterans program at Hunter McGuire
Recognizing that the Richmond area is home to a large number of veterans, a group of students from the University of Richmond School of Law set out to find new ways to support and engage that community. The goal was to create a simple and sustainable outreach program that could provide a direct and immediate benefit to their target audience. “The things that veterans need are not cool and sexy,” said Greg Collins, L’15. They’re the common, everyday things that any community needs, he explained. And that’s where the new Wills for Veterans initiative came into play.
From Westhampton to Washington: Sydney Freeman, '17
University of Richmond student spent the spring semester of her sophomore year in the White House.
Sydney Freeman, '17, was chosen to be a part of the highly selective White House Internship Program.
April 24, 2015
Bridget Ward, '11
Alumna working in transportation mapping sees the real-world application of her work
It wasn’t that long ago that Bridget Ward, ’11, was unfamiliar with the computer-based mapping tool GIS. Today, she’s a GIS analyst and environmental planner working on a proposed high-speed rail project between Richmond and Washington.
2015 Jepson Research Symposium
Is volunteering always a good thing? What about perfectionism?
Student research sheds light on topics ranging from perfectionism to immigration and global governance.
April 23, 2015
National PPE Colloquium
Two seniors join peers from other colleges for two days of discussion around criminal justice
Rhiannon Bell, '15, and Franny Edmundson, '15, were among a select group of students asked to participate in the PPE Colloquium held at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Amy Shick, '16
Junior works to increase female involvement in computer science
Amy Shick, '16, developed an educational computer science game to help teach concepts and increase interest in the field.
Students plan for life in the music business
Jennifer Cable’s new class equips students with the tools they need to build a successful career in music.
April 22, 2015
Gwen Setterberg, '15
Senior LALIS major receives Fulbright grant to teach English in Argentina
Gwen Setterberg’s longtime love of language makes her the perfect fit for a Fulbright grant to teach English in Argentina
April 21, 2015
Coggins honored by law library hall of fame
Associate dean to retire after 18 years of service
The American Association of Law Library (AALL) Hall of Fame has announced that it will award the Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, its highest honor, to Timothy Coggins, associate dean for Library & Information Services at Richmond Law.
April 20, 2015
Spiders Hiring Spiders: Michelle Shuman, '16, and Jessica Goodman, '12
"Spiders spin their own webs, they don't move into one that's already been made."
At a networking event in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Office of Alumni and Career Services (OACS), University of Richmond junior Michelle Shuman, ’16, approached alumnae Jessica Goodman, ’12.