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Caroline Utz, '17

Shows like Last Week Tonight with John Oliver are changing the formula for political satire. Caroline Utz took note, and she's studying how the format shapes perceptions of leadership and invites citizens to engage rather than idly mock a broken system.

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Vigil on the Forum

"We listen to music to honor the hope of human experience and light candles in the hope that peace will dawn," Chaplain Craig Kocher told the hundreds of students, faculty, and staff gathered for a candlelight vigil on the Forum in the wake of attacks in Paris, Beirut, and Kenya.

Seeing the World

In 2013-14, a total of 582 Richmond students studied abroad, leading the Institute of International Education to rank the University third among baccalaureate institutions for the number of students who study abroad.

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Hello to all that "New York City is perfect in fleeting glimpses, but a life here is something else entirely." —Damian Hondares, '17, reflecting on a recent weekend in New York Read more
Hannah Maddy, '16

Words like blood and pain may not sound like much of a love poem, but as Hannah Maddy found, they often hold the keys to understanding an ancient civilization.

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Passport to American History University of Richmond President Emeritus Edward L. Ayers discussed Thomas Jefferson's legacy with domestic and international students during a recent visit to Monticello, the first field trip offered through Passport to American History, a joint initiative of the CCE and the OIE. Read Story
Welcoming Dr. Crutcher On Friday, Oct. 30, the University celebrated the inauguration of its 10th president, Dr. Ronald A. Crutcher, with a welcome from University faculty, staff, students, and alumni; community members; and higher education leaders.
Behind the Scenes: Intimate Apparel Johann Stegmeir and Heather Hogg describe how costumes take center stage in the Department of Theatre and Dance's upcoming production, Intimate Apparel.
Haleigh Bass, '17 Haleigh Bass, ’17, swallowed by scrubs, watches doctors perform open-heart surgery. But this isn’t just any surgical room. Bass scored the internship most pre-med students pine after. Read Story
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Masnoon Majeed, '16

Masnoon Majeed, ’16, wanted to write a novel that could capture life in his native Pakistan. A UR Summer Fellowship gave him the time and space to find his voice.

Of Mice and Molly Summer research experience offers biology undergrad an opportunity for independence and exploration in her field. Read Story
A Game Changer “Within six months of moving to New York, we started Vimeo and we were profiled in the New Yorker. When you're 23, no one takes you seriously. And then that article came out. That was a game changer.” —Josh Abramson, '03, at the Robins Executive Speaker Series
Aaron Brown, '16 At the top of Aaron Brown’s college bucket list? Perform in a music video. Read Story
Emeline Blevins, '17

Junior combines her love of history and the art of storytelling in a summer internship with the Beauregard-Keyes House in New Orleans.

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Fall Break in NYC New York City is the backdrop for two classes: one studying Jewish life in Krakow and the U.S., the other exploring the concept and value of the humanities in a modern world. Read Story
Hannah Holub, '16 Senior mathematics and economics major spent her summer using statistics to learn what creates a better soccer team. Read Story
Julie Riley With 20 years of experience in finance, Julie Riley was far from the path she’d first envisioned for herself, and yet she’d at last circled back to the move she’d been delaying: going back to school. Read Story
Young Brinson, '15 Research becomes personal for Native American student who looked at whether federal recognition helps native tribes feel empowered to define their identity. Read Story
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Santiago Espinosa, '17

Biology student researched tumor suppressors at Boston Children’s Hospital through prestigious HHMI internship

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Leo Martins

While working in aerospace engineering is highly technical, Leo Martins also spends plenty of time collaborating with his colleagues. It’s the people-oriented nature of his work that led him to The Richmond MBA.

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Hannah Cassatly, '16 Leadership studies major publishes paper on group dynamics she observed during her internship with a palliative care practice. Read Story
Christopher Miller, '17 Christopher Miller, ’17, found the opportunity to blend his majors in film studies and philosophy, politics, economics and law as a production intern with international news broadcaster Voice of America.
Max Bernstein, '17 Student's internship with the Department of Health and Human Services has shown him the inner-workings of the federal government. Read Story
Emily Whitted, '16

“People follow their passions all the time, but I think mine gets stereotyped for being something that grandmothers do," says Emily Whitted, ′16. "I just needed a push, someone to say, ‘That’s not silly.’”

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Spatial Analysis Lab

Student interns gain value work experience; provide community service through work in Spatial Analysis Lab

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'A Catalyst Effect'

Two years ago, Sarah Rose, L’15, took on a research project investigating potential backlogs of untested rape evidence kits in Virginia.

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All in a Day's Work From sunup to sundown, our campus is humming with activity. See what goes into a typical day at Richmond.

The Richmond Guarantee

Every undergraduate student is eligible to receive a fellowship of up to $4,000 for a summer internship or faculty-mentored research project.

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