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Alyson McGonigle, '15 Alyson McGonigle, '15, senior redshirt track and field team member, does her best to enrich her community through volunteering while balancing her studies and training schedule. Read Story
Austin Gund, '15

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.

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Sabrina Cabezas, '18

Sabrina Cabezas, '18, dreams of using her leadership skills to spread equal opportunity education to third-world countries.

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Measuring Nanoparticles When measuring nanoparticles, the smallest discrepancy can mean a big error. Physics professor Matt Trawick and his student researchers are creating algorithms to correct for these tiny shifts. Read Story
Nick Yeutter, '15 Senior Nick Yeutter successfully explores his interests in medicine and music at University of Richmond. “It was inspiring to realize the connection between my musical and premed endeavors,” Yeutter said. Read Story
Ama Ansah '16 Junior spent the summer in London furthering her research that encompasses history, theatre, and women, gender, and sexuality studies. Read Story
Rene Felt, '15 With the help of a UR Summer Fellowship, René Felt, '15, spent the summer creating a series of paintings that explore his American, Japanese, and German identities. Read Story
Shaquille Christmas, '15 When Shaquille Christmas, ’15, moved to Church Hill in the eighth grade, he never thought he’d feel at home. That all changed when he started working at Church Hill Activities and Tutoring. Read Story
Celia Landesberg, '14 From starting a recycling program at her middle school to research working in the sustainability office at Richmond, Celia Landesberg, ’14, experienced a variety of opportunities in the field of sustainability. Read Story
The Virginia State Capitol in downtown Richmond is home to Virginia's General Assembly — the oldest continuous legislature in the Western Hemisphere.Explore the City
Tyler Heist, '15 Senior combines biology and computer science to research symbiosis. Read Story
Antrell Tyson, L'14 Antrell Tyson works on Capitol Hill for Congresswomen Frederica Wilson as the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) Science and Technology Fellow for 2014-16. Read Story
Sam Chin, GB'15 Sam Chin, GB'15, uses his Capstone Project to collaborate with Red River Foods, Inc., a food products and ingredients importer looking to expand its facilities and operations abroad. Read Story
Connecting Women of Color

"When you look at another woman and see yourself in her reflection, you realize you're not as alone as you think you are."

—Keynote speaker L.C. Johnson of Colored Girl Confidential at the Connecting Women of Color Conference

Daniel Yoo, '18 Daniel Yoo, ’18, started Humans of Richmond as a way to form deeper connections with the students, faculty, and staff on campus. Read Story
Behind-the-Scenes Students prepare for an evening performance of Remnants, an original hip-hop musical co-written by Patricia Herrera, assistant professor of theatre, and José Joaquín Garcia.
Lionel Tarica, GB'15 Lionel Tarica, GB’15, has spent years breaking expectations. His latest deviation? Spending a year completing his MBA at the University of Richmond. Read Story
Made in Church Hill A semester-long collaboration between Church Hill Academy, UR, and VCU Arts culminated in an exhibit at the Valentine Richmond History Center on the personal stories of longtime Church Hill residents. Around 350 people came to the opening on Jan. 22.
Sandra Joireman

Sandra Joireman, Weinstein Chair of International Studies and professor of political science, is working on a team focused on reforming property rights issues in Kosovo.

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The only university in the country known as the Spiders, the University of Richmond successfully competes in 17 Division I sports.Athletics
India Becoming: A Portrait of Children "India is alive with color and beauty and also extreme poverty. It is twisting and contorting with rapid development, but there is a stable soul of the place.” Law professor Noah Sachs' photography exhibition reflects what he calls the “spirited warmth” of Indian children.
Virginia Frediani, '15 "I [saw] leopards, black rhinos, Kalahari lions, cheetahs, giraffes, African wild dogs, and kudu. Being an avid wildlife photographer further fuels my passion for wildlife conservation through being able to capture these animals in their rightful place." —Virginia Frediani, '15, on her UR Summer Fellowship with DeBeers Ecology Division Read more
The Historian's Workshop History students work with objects from University archives to create a digital collection. Read Story
CIA Crisis Simulation Competition Students work closely with CIA analysts in a crisis simulation competition held on campus Read Story
Zach Chu, '15 If you don’t see Zach Chu, '15, on the floor much during Spider games, that doesn’t mean you don’t see his contributions. Read Story
Owen Hutchinson, '13 A jazz junky since childhood, Owen Hutchinson, ’13, spends his days forming relationships around music as a development manager for the Vail Jazz Foundation. Read Story
Lake Life Hana Takashima, ’16, gets up close and personal with the campus wildlife. But the fauna of Westhampton Lake isn't the only thing that captures her eye. Look out for her stunning seasonal images in the next University of Richmond Magazine.
When My World Changed On the Chaplaincy's Pilgrimage: Israel trip in 2012, Melissa Diamond, '15, visited the Princess Basma Center for Disabled Children. That moment, she says, is when her world changed. Read Story
Kimberly Leonard, '09 Kimberly Leonard, ’09, a healthcare reporter for U.S. News & World Report, recalls her days working for The Collegian and her journey into journalism. Read Story