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Anticipation “While the wait for us attorneys has been agonizing, I feel so much for our plaintiffs, who suffer inequality every day awaiting what is hopefully a positive decision.” — Phil Cramer, ’97 Read more
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.
Transit historians

Students conducted interviews and collected photographs and artifacts to help build an exhibit about more than 120 years of Richmond’s public transit.

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Just Our Type A book arts program is taking shape thanks to the generous gifts of a 1906 letterpress and a book bindery. This fall, the first class will learn the old ways of movable typesetting and letterpress. Read more
Leap of Faith “Not making the team is not a possibility,” says former Spider running back Tim Hightower, ’08, about vying for a spot with the New Orleans Saints. “I’m not allowing myself to think like that. There’s no way I can give it my all when I’m even considering that.” Read more
A False Utopian Premise “I have come to the conclusion that the death penalty is based on a false utopian premise.” — Former Virginia attorney general Mark Earley in Richmond Law Review; quoted by Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer in his dissent in Glossip v. Gross, a case about lethal injection drugs.
Put me in, coach Like so many sons before him, Jason, 6, was at the ballpark for his father. But Brian Gibbs, B’90, couldn’t be there. Read Story
Muslim Life at UR

Rizwan Mujeebuddin, L’12, reflects on his role as Muslim Life program coordinator and his first year as a member of the Chaplaincy team at the Wilton Center.

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Limitless "I sat down cross-legged in the silence, surrounded by the uninterrupted beauty of a landscape too majestic for words. In that moment, all that I had learned over the last few months officially clicked for me." —  Alyssa Boisvert in Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand More from Study Abroad Photo Contest
Image courtesy of Richmond 2015
Image courtesy of Richmond 2015
'The Worlds' Ride at UR Sept. 27
UCI Worlds Men's Elite Road Race starts on campusLearn more
@30 The 30th annual Spring Dance Concert put student creativity in dance, choreography, and lighting on full display. Read more
Gwen Setterberg, '15

Gwen Setterberg’s longtime love of language makes her the perfect fit for a Fulbright grant to teach English in Argentina

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Richmond from Above After hours of flying drones, writing music, and editing footage, Killian McGiboney, '17, Chris Miller, '17, Quinn Hynes, '17, Nick Yeutter, '15, and Forum Magazine show what campus looks like from 500 feet up.
What is Civic Engagement?

"Most of the solutions to the ills that face our society are right there in front of us. Community engagement means being open. It means being honest. It means listening." The Bonner Center for Civic Engagement celebrates 10 years.

Where are you from? In August, the Class of 2019 will begin their move to campus. They’ll come from New York and New Orleans, Finland and Pakistan, but all will call Richmond home for the next four years. See the Richmond 2019 map
Storytelling, Identity, Social Change In Terry Dolson’s First-Year Seminar, students explore the role of storytelling in social change while mentoring residents at Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center. Read Story
Final Frame Weather, quotes, selfies, and a “vintage” photo of Molly Ringwald — Tracee Carter, ’16, asks students, “What's the last photo on your phone?”
The Magic of Chemistry

Students collaborate with Youth Life Foundation to present a chemistry-themed magic show to local elementary and middle school students.

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Meg Eastman, '01 Meg Eastman, ’01, brings together history and art working for the Virginia Historical Society. Read Story
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Andrew McGowan, L'16 Andrew McGowan’s, L’16 journey to Richmond Law has been both adventurous and circuitous, to say the least — starting college at 16, graduating with a double major, earning a graduate assistantship, starting a Ph.D. program, and now law school, which has also taken him abroad. Read Story
Bridget Ward, '11

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.

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Mel Shuaipi, '15

Her business education became real when she was able to apply it to social change in the Dominican Republic and back home, here in Richmond.

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Paint the Sky Sparks fly and lights flash against the backdrop of the Richmond city skyline. Students in Tom Veazey's Advanced DSLR Photography class, offered through the School of Professional and Continuing Studies, practice light and fire painting for a recent assignment.
Richmond's 10th President "I know what I'm passionate about and that's the transformative power of education." —President-Elect Dr. Ronald A. Crutcher at a welcome reception for the University's 10th president Watch the Video
Music Entrepreneurship Jennifer Cable’s new class equips students with the tools they need to build a successful career in music. Read Story
Jhewel Fernandez, '14 Davis Projects for Peace winner Jhewel Fernandez, ’14, uses grant to revamp self-identity and community-building program in small-town Brazil. Read Story
Josh Young, '17 A Gates Millennium Scholar ponders how to be a force for change and dialogue while finding his place at Richmond. Read Story
Amaury Perez, '16 Cuban immigrant Amaury Perez, ’16, works to provide better opportunities for under-served people in his new home country. Read Story