An internship at Voice of America helped Diane Gremillion, ’16, refine her ultimate goal of working in human rights law.
Tiny ghosts and ghouls came to campus for the 16th annual Trick or Treat Street, where they enjoyed face painting, pumpkin decorating, straw mazes, and performances from The Sirens and the Improv Club. Radio station Lite 98 also hosted a costume contest for children and pets at this student-organized event.
Former Guantánamo Bay commander Maj. Gen. Michael Lehnert, the second speaker in the Jepson Leadership Forum series on conflict, discussed why he thinks the prison should be closed.
With the help of a UR Summer Fellowship, Anna Sangree, '15, was able to intern at Renew Richmond and Shalom Farms over the summer.
Laverne Cox, a celebrated actress and transgender advocate known for her work on Orange is the New Black, spoke about her experiences as a trans* woman of color, as well as her work to move society beyond gender expectations so that all people can live more authentically.
During Roadmap Three, a pre-semester experience for rising third-year students, a cohort explored refugee and immigration issues in Richmond.
Students are transforming parking spaces into public art as part of the Parking Lot Project. Mimi King, '15, and Anna Sangree, '15, talk about how the project disrupts the functional identity of the space and inspires conversation about land use.
As an intern for the Richmond chief of police, Austin Gund, ’15, sees the role of leadership in organizational operations, city management, and community relationship building.