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Spiders, spiders everywhere It takes some special mettle to be the nation's only creepy, crawly mascot. We couldn't miss this chance to celebrate. Read More
A Spider in Brooklyn
Rookie NBA head coach Ken Atkinson chats with Bob Black, 
the voice of the Spiders, about what he learned from coach Dick Tarrant, what he missed with his dad, and the challenge of bringing the Brooklyn Nets back to winning.
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Homecoming 2016 From cupcakes to lighting up Boatwright Tower with Spider Pride, relive the fun and festivities of Homecoming Weekend 2016. See you next year?
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
Katherine Malanoski, '17 Katherine Malanoski interned for D.C.-based Blue Sky Puppet Theater Read Story
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.
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.
Mapping Inequality
Richmond's Digital Scholarship Lab has released a collection of maps from the 1930s considered the "go-to example" for analyses of redlining.Learn more
Cast in Bronze Mark Rhodes, associate professor of art, and Nathan Hansen-Hilliard, art studio lab manager, suited up in aluminum Kevlar to demonstrate the bronze pouring technique seen in the University Museums exhibition, Rodin: The Human Experience.
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
A Virginia Supreme Court Experience

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

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Be the Match On the first day of classes, the football team was stationed outside d-hall, armed with plenty of cotton swabs to register more than 300 potential bone marrow donors. The registry drive is part of a long-time partnership between the CAA and Be the Match. Read more
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
UR ranked #8 for 'Top Faculties'
The Wall Street Journal gave Richmond high marks for combining research and teaching, and ranked UR #84 overall out of 1,000 colleges.Learn more
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
Out of Eden One man’s journey inspires students to cover stories in their community. Read Story
View from Abroad With about 75 study abroad programs in more than 30 countries, students can venture to the ends of the earth. The annual International Photo/Video contest lets us tag along — even just for a moment.
Breaking the Binary Colleges and universities across the U.S. are having discussion about how to create an inclusive environment for transgender and gender non-binary students. The University’s coordinate college system — which assigns men and women to separate colleges — adds a unique layer to the conversation. Read more
Mary Allen, '16 Scholar-athlete Mary Allen, '16, gives back to her Northside Richmond neighborhood through her class and volunteer work. Read Story
Arthur Tartee, '17

Arthur Tartee, ’17, was one of two Jepson students to attend the Hatton W. Sumners Student Leadership Conference in Austin, Tx.

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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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