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Mars Ingenuity: A UR professor reveals how a helicopter will take flight

University of Richmond physics professor Jack Singal explains how to achieve flight on Mars — and what searching for signs of life there might tell us about other planets.

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Spider Talks
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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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.
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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.

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