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.
San Diego native spends summer as marketing and advertising intern through summer fellowship program
Lindsay Stevens, ‘18, of San Diego, is interning at the Marketing & Advertising Design (M.A.D) Group through the University of Richmond’s Summer Fellowship (URSF) program.
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.
When My World Changed
On the Chaplaincy's Pilgrimage: Israel trip in 2012, Melissa Diamond, '15, visited the Princess Basma Center for Disabled Children. That moment, she says, is when her world changed.
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.
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.
Diego Leal, ’15, moved from debating human rights issues to becoming a human rights practitioner during a summer internship focused on conservation and indigenous communities in the Amazon.
As a mentor, Michael Rogers, ’11, has grown intellectually and emotionally. Now he helps other Spiders grow in their mentoring work.
Get the buy-in of the village chief before promoting your health care agenda to the villagers, says Sherzel Smith, '13, of her experience working in Ghana this summer.
LaShonda Hanna delved into the complicated issues associated with addiction through a summer internship at Rubicon, a Richmond substance abuse treament center.