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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
Junior combines her love of history and the art of storytelling in a summer internship with the Beauregard-Keyes House in New Orleans.
Biology student researched tumor suppressors at Boston Children’s Hospital through prestigious HHMI internship
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.
“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.’”
Student interns gain value work experience; provide community service through work in Spatial Analysis Lab
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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Every undergraduate student will receive a fellowship of up to $4,000 for a summer internship or faculty-mentored research project.