Professor Erik Nielson

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Hip Hop on Trial: Professor breaks down how the law and rap lyrics collide

Erik Nielson teaches the history of hip hop and how rap intersects with politics and the legal system.

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Student at 2020 graduation
University News
UR gears up for return to in-person commencement
Richmond will host on-campus, physically distanced school ceremonies for grads and two guests.
Illustration of the COVID-19 virus and medicine
Research & Innovation
Faculty lay out the science behind COVID-19

A panel of UR experts detail the challenges the virus presents and how to mitigate the dangers.

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Campus Life
UR adopts wind chimes to help vision-impaired Spiders navigate campus

A landmark pilot project makes it easier for those who are blind or vision impaired to get to and from class.

Ed Kaleta, a 1995 political science and leadership studies grad
Profiles
Alum leads Walgreens' nationwide COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Ed Kaleta was charged with quickly developing a testing and vaccination plan.

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