For motivated students, nothing is more rewarding than studying a subject that precisely matches specific goals and interests. The Interdisciplinary Studies Program allows students to design their own majors.
Diego Leal, '15
Diego Leal, ’15, was the student speaker at this year’s Arts and Sciences Honors Convocation. He delivered the following remarks about his Richmond experience.
Senior awarded Fulbright grant to teach English in Kazakhstan
University of Richmond senior Kimberlee Laney of Gorham, Maine, has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant to teach English in Kazakhstan.
For Bianca Nikic, ’14, a natural interest in pop culture and experience with marketing and communications led to the creation of her own academic path: an interdisciplinary major in strategic marketing.
Senior’s summer fellowship in art therapy brings her coursework in studio art and psychology together.
Class of 2013 leaving distinguished record of international and domestic service, entrepreneurship and research
Among the University of Richmond’s 945 bachelor’s, 76 master’s, 33 MBA and 145 juris doctor graduates May 11–12 will be a business student who is going to medical school, an entrepreneur who designs and sells clothing for women with scoliosis, a law student who helped a woman and her child escape domestic violence, and Fulbright and Pickering grant recipients.
Senior wins Fulbright Research Grant to study indigenous healing practices in Mongolia
University of Richmond senior Aleah Goldin of Allentown, Pa., has received a Fulbright Research Grant for 2013–14 to study indigenous healing practices in Mongolia.
On April 9, the School of Arts and Sciences announced the winners of the David C. Evans Awards at Honors Convocation.
As a mentor, Michael Rogers, ’11, has grown intellectually and emotionally. Now he helps other Spiders grow in their mentoring work.
April Israel, '14, interned at the Maryland Coastal Bays Program this summer to help set the environmental background for her food and agricultural marketing interests.
LaShonda Hanna delved into the complicated issues associated with addiction through a summer internship at Rubicon, a Richmond substance abuse treament center.
Her senior thesis combined experiences in Africa with research about Eastern Asia, and unexpectedly brought Catherine McGanity, ’10, to Istanbul.