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Fall Break in NYC New York City is the backdrop for two classes: one studying Jewish life in Krakow and the U.S., the other exploring the concept and value of the humanities in a modern world. Read Story
The World Rides at Richmond The University of Richmond hosted the official start of the Men’s Elite Road Race, the marquee race of the 2015 UCI Road World Championships, on Sept. 27. Thousands of people flocked to campus for the event, which concluded a weeklong Spirit Week of bike-themed activities to celebrate Richmond 2015 in RVA. Read Story
Aaron Brown, '16 At the top of Aaron Brown’s college bucket list? Perform in a music video. Read Story
John Zinn A trip to Disney inspired John Zinn, a professor in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies, to rethink the role of technology in the classroom. Read Story
Hannah Holub, '16 Senior mathematics and economics major spent her summer using statistics to learn what creates a better soccer team. Read Story
Jim Morgan, GC'06, and Dan Stackhouse, '98 Richmond alums tie the knot in all-expenses paid wedding at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Read Story
Julie Riley With 20 years of experience in finance, Julie Riley was far from the path she’d first envisioned for herself, and yet she’d at last circled back to the move she’d been delaying: going back to school. Read Story
Color Wars In a new campus tradition, seniors and sophomores took on the juniors and freshmen in a paint war on the River Road fields. Dodge the colors, win the game.
Young Brinson, '15 Research becomes personal for Native American student who looked at whether federal recognition helps native tribes feel empowered to define their identity. Read Story
The only university known as the Spiders, Richmond successfully competes in 17 Division I sports.Athletics
How to Make Smarter Choices

Maria Konnikova, the first speaker in the 2015-16 Jepson Leadership Forum series on health, science, and the future, discussed how mindfulness can lead to smarter choices.

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Santiago Espinosa, '17

Biology student researched tumor suppressors at Boston Children’s Hospital through prestigious HHMI internship

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Lydia Barnes, '16

In her internship at Telfair Museums, Lydia Barnes, ’16, draws upon her leadership studies coursework to think more deeply about the artwork museums display and how museums market their messages.  

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Leo Martins

While working in aerospace engineering is highly technical, Leo Martins also spends plenty of time collaborating with his colleagues. It’s the people-oriented nature of his work that led him to The Richmond MBA.

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Olivia Dulmage, '16 Olivia Dulmage, ’16, interned at Grieboski Global Strategies in Alexandria, Va. Read Story
Tanja Softic Art professor opens photography exhibition on the state of culture in Bosnia Read Story
Great Financial Aid The University of Richmond was noted for its financial aid award during The Today Show's coverage of 2016 Princeton Review rankings. Watch the Clip
Max Bernstein, '17 Student's internship with the Department of Health and Human Services has shown him the inner-workings of the federal government. Read Story
Emily Whitted, '16

“People follow their passions all the time, but I think mine gets stereotyped for being something that grandmothers do," says Emily Whitted, ′16. "I just needed a push, someone to say, ‘That’s not silly.’”

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University of Richmond Magazine
Autumn 2015
Spatial Analysis Lab

Student interns gain value work experience; provide community service through work in Spatial Analysis Lab

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'A Catalyst Effect'

Two years ago, Sarah Rose, L’15, took on a research project investigating potential backlogs of untested rape evidence kits in Virginia. Today, her work is paying off as Virginia completes an inventory of untested kits and makes plans to prevent backlogs in the future.

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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.
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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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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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
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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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
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