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Spiders continue in playoffs
After winning in the first round of the FCS Playoffs, Spider Football will play at #7 North Dakota Dec. 3.Spider Football
Byongho Lee, '18 With the help of a Civic Fellowship, Byongho Lee, ’18, spends a summer working with Ryan Rinn, ’04, at the local nonprofit Storefront for Community Design.
Leo Diaz, '17 Former Marine Leo Diaz studied the emotional impact of war during the Crusades. Read Story
Solving more than equations Math professors Kathy Hoke and Joanna Wares are introducing social justice concepts through assignments in their calculus classes. Read Story
Red, White, and Blue On Veterans Day, President Ronald Crutcher and several students opened the men's basketball season by performing the national anthem to a sold-out crowd at the Robins Center.
Back to Back Spiders run to their second straight Atlantic 10 cross country title Read More
A River Runs Through It Three students receive Civic Fellowships to explore environmental advocacy, education and stewardship of the James River. Read Story
Christine Inzer, '19 Christine Inzer, '19, is the author of Diary of a Tokyo Teen, in which she relates her adventures of traveling to her birthplace. Read Story
Carly Sibilia, '17 Driving along the Jersey shore, Carly Sibilia, '17, searches for northern diamondback terrapins. With each one she measures and tags, she hopes to get one step closer to protecting the health of the turtle population for years to come. Read Story
The Spider at the RNC
Jonathan Hayes, ’18, hasn't found many reflections of himself in the GOP. But rather than disengage with the party he proudly registered with, Hayes set out to change its image by running to become the youngest member of the Pennsylvania state delegation at this summer's RNC.
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Marcin Jerzewski, '18 Marcin Jerzewski studied China’s economic impact in Chile and Argentina. Read Story
A Peek into the Blogging Industry Amy Littleson, '17, Megan Wilson, '09, and Katie Sands, '15, discuss their successes and obstacles throughout their journeys as bloggers. Read Story
La Casa Hispánica New Spanish-speaking living-learning community offers students the opportunity to hone their language skills and immerse in Latin culture. Read Story
Katherine Malanoski, '17 Katherine Malanoski interned for D.C.-based Blue Sky Puppet Theater Read Story
The Physics of a Dunk Spider basketball forward Khwan Fore, '19, demonstrates how force, velocity, and momentum come together for the most exciting play in basketball — the slam dunk.
I Choose Openness "In the space between Muslim and American, there is an entire world to be explored and the nuances are infinite. Studying abroad in Morocco, I unconsciously took my first steps in visiting this land of uncertainty." —Thamine Nayeem, ′17.
Luis Parrales, '18 Luis Parrales interned for RVA Rapid Transit, a public transportation advocacy group. Read Story
Welcome Home

"We have a commitment to listening to and communicating with each other respectfully with intent to learn, to behave in a ways that uphold the dignity of each member of our community." —Patrice Rankine, Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, kicking off the academic year at Colloquy

Francisco Lee, '16 Business school alum helps improve the Disneyland guest experience Read Story
UR ranks No. 2 for study abroad
The Institute of International Education also gave high marks to Richmond for its total number of international students in 2015–16.Learn more
A Virginia Supreme Court Experience

Students put writing skills to use in Virginia Supreme Court internships.

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Exploring Our City The day before the full new class moved in, Roadmap students arrived to campus early to get to know their new city a little better. At the Virginia State Capitol, designed by Thomas Jefferson, the tour guide remarked, "This building is a great opportunity for time travel ... through both imagination and architecture." View Photos
The A10 Era Fifteen years ago, the University joined the Atlantic 10 Conference — a move that's seen 48 championships and the most decorated swimming and diving team in the conference. Read More
Natasha Shannon, '18 Natasha Shannon, ’18, observed how nomadic Bedouins receive health care. Read Story
Olivia Haynes, '18 Olivia Haynes researched the impact of societal and historical changes on interpretations of Phantom of the Opera. Read Story
Arsalan Adil, '18 Physics major Arsalan Adil, ’18, tested soil from his hometown of Karachi, Pakistan for radioactivity. Read Story
Daniel Harawa, '09

Forbes named Harawa to its 30 Under 30 list for law and policy, recognizing his appellate advocacy for the D.C. public defender's office.

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Luka Klimaviciute, '16 Senior international studies major Luka Klimaviciute, ’16, received a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace Grant. Read Story
Mary Allen, '16 Scholar-athlete Mary Allen, '16, gives back to her Northside Richmond neighborhood through her class and volunteer work. Read Story

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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