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Welcome, Class of 2026

We are excited to welcome our new Spiders! Get ready for your first days on campus.

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Science and skateboarding come naturally to this Spider

Senior Sadie Wenger, a semi-pro skateboarder and undergraduate researcher, is carving her own winding path to a medical career.

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Research happens here: UR hosts prestigious symposium

Former and current Richmond students present cutting-edge science at the Beckman Symposium, a national conference.


A feathery visitor struts its stuff beside the Gottwald mural. Find this and more in our curated collection of gallery-quality photography taken around campus.

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Lives Of Purpose
A Spider feeds her community

Kathy Aphaivongs-Harrod, ’01, shares her journey from cooking meals for friends on campus to bringing her food truck to those in need in Kentucky.


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