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UNIVERSITY NEWS
Research happens here: UR hosts prestigious symposium
Former and current Richmond students present cutting-edge science at the Beckman Symposium, a national conference.

Spotlight

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Student Experience
Spider scientists on the rise
The University is actively working to build a community of young scientists who are traditionally underrepresented in STEM.
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UNIVERSITY NEWS
High honors: Spider students net an impressive array of awards
See how Richmond students use competitive scholarships to study, research, and serve across the country and around the world.

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RESEARCH & INNOVATION
Escape rooms, scavenger hunts, and weekly combustion

Unusual teaching methods help Spider students innovate and solve problems in the world.

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STUDENT EXPERIENCE
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.

SPIDERS MAKING AN IMPACT

ALUMNI
An artist and an advocate

Alum Lindsay Adams uses her art to explore the complexities of living with a disability in her recent exhibition “Two Things Can Be True.”

RESEARCH & INNOVATION
Student-faculty duos share benefits of mentored research at UR

University of Richmond student and faculty researchers talked about their experiences in a panel discussion with President Kevin Hallock that kicked off inauguration weekend.

STUDENT EXPERIENCE
Shining a light on marginalized communities

Two rising seniors are recognized as Truman finalists for their dedication to public service.

Alumni
2007 Richmond graduate re-ups to fight for Ukraine

Valua Chuk served in the Ukrainian military once before. Now he’s evacuated his family and rejoined Ukraine’s army.

In the News

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Figuring out the FAFSA: Everything You Need to Know Before Getting Started
Kathryn Owens, senior associate director of financial aid, is quoted.
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New Bill Aims To Shield Artists From Having Their Lyrics Used Against Them
Research by liberal arts professor Erik Nielson is highlighted.
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One step ahead of the game

Dan Chen, political science professor, authored this news analysis piece.

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In the 1880s, D.C.'s doctors argued about malaria and its cause

Journalism professor Karen Masterson is quoted.

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VERIFY Fact Sheet: Monkeypox outbreak

Health studies professor and epidemiologist Kathryn H. Jacobsen is quoted.

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Christopher von Rueden: Leadership and Hierarchy from an Evolutionary Perspective
Leadership studies professor Chris von Rueden is featured in this podcast.

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This dandy is proud to be a Spider.
GALLERY
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See a nighttime light show.
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Cherry blossoms wrap Westhampton lake.
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Come together
Nighttime activity reflected in the lake.

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University News
The streets of UR are crawling with pride

A campus entryway gets an arachnid-inspired makeover.

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Clouds gather ahead of a summer thunderstorm.
RESEARCH & INNOVATION
How can animal trafficking be combated?

The illegal wildlife trade is a multi-billion-dollar a year business. See how biology professor Jennifer Sevin and her students are actively fighting the illegal collection and selling of wildlife.