Football and great poetry have a lot in common. Just ask Virginia’s new poet laureate. Ron Smith, R’71, G’74, and G’94, is not only an accomplished poet but also a veteran from the Spider gridiron.
Ashleigh Brock, '05, documents her first year back on campus as assistant director in the Office of Alumni and Career Services.
Leadership studies professor Christopher von Rueden is spending two months in the Bolivian Amazon to study status hierarchy and leadership in a small-scale society.
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.
“When I come here from India, I’m not just meeting people from the U.S. I’m meeting people from across the world.”
—Jay Tekwani, ’16, as featured on NPR
This summer, Katie Presson, '15, worked toward certification as a court-appointed special advocate with Goochland CASA. She now represents the interests of children whose needs she understands very personally.
It started last year with the men’s basketball team. The momentum carried it through the campus community. Now it's a rallying call for a campus bound together by its love for the institution. We are One Richmond.