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Spring break: a post-midterm week of relief where university students are free to tell their Netflix accounts, “Yes, I am still watching,” without feeling guilty about procrastinating amid a seemingly endless flood of schoolwork. But every year, about 40 students use their week of freedom to engage with communities in need while receiving hands-on education through the SEEDS Project.
The Cellar accommodates its customers with a late-night menu in addition to the party and events menu.
After an eight-month process, University of Richmond has hired Rob Andrejewski as its first Director of Sustainability.
When Ed Ayers steps down as University of Richmond president on July 1, he will have time to write, play squash, and take a much-anticipated vacation with his wife.
Applications to apply for funding for seven out of the eight programs under the UR Summer Fellowships are due Friday, March 20.
Now in its seventh cohort of students, Richmond’s living-learning communities are growing in scope and number. The Office of Living-Learning and Roadmap Programs will offer ten Sophomore Scholars in Residence and two upperclassmen communities during the 2015-2016 academic year, almost all of which link the curricular and the co-curricular through concentration on social justice.
"The Stop: How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement" by Nick Saul and Andrea Curtis, this year’s campus-wide One Book, is bringing dialogue about poverty, hunger and healthy eating to University of Richmond’s campus through classroom discussions, service events and speakers.
Two sophomores from the Classics Club presented on Friday about their 10-day summer research trip to the ancient Roman city of Herculaneum, Italy.
Rochelle Davis, academic director of the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University, visited campus Wednesday to discuss her decades of research in the Middle East and the dire situation of millions of Syrian refugees scattered throughout the region.
Avery Safford was ready to live in an apartment on campus near Crenshaw Field with her teammates for her junior year.
To the editor-in-chief of The Collegian:
Inclusivity has been a major focus at University of Richmond as part of the Richmond Promise. As a result of the hard work of many faculty and students, the university will be honored May 3 with the Catalyst Award for supporting LGBTQ students and creating a more inclusive environment.
Survey results showed when students were asked whether they would use a bike trail that directly led from the University of Richmond to the James River, the answer was an overwhelming yes.
Outside the office of Amy Treonis in the Gottwald Science Center, lettuce, broccoli, onions and other seedlings are preparing for their ultimate transfer to outdoor soil. They will soon grow in shared agricultural plots to benefit lower-income communities in southside Richmond.
Anthony Seeger, nephew of the American folk musician and activist Pete Seeger, spoke about the ways music sparks social change at Camp Concert Hall Feb. 3, just one week after his renowned uncle had died at age 94.
Three University of Richmond students work through social media to represent a clothing company called Serengetee, which is best known for its pocket T-shirts, said Emmy Morse, a "campus rep" for the brand.
Starting next fall, sophomore students will have the opportunity to participate in four new SSIR programs, ranging from the study of our global food system to the conservation of public lands.
Modern-day slavery expert Kevin Bales told a group of University of Richmond community members that by unlocking the science of slavery, they too can be heroes, nerds and abolitionists.
We, the students, are at a crossroads. We, as a collective body, have seen many changes in the past 12 months at University of Richmond. Yet many of those decisions have been made on our behalf without our direct input. As students around the country are arguing, we deserve to have a voice at the table and the power to be heard. Students have long fought for their own power to effect meaningful change within and apart from their institutions of higher education. From the Parisian student uprisings of '68 to the Quebecois 100,000-plus marches against tuition hikes in past years, students have leveraged their collective voice to defeat policies opposed to their interests.
Many students involved in Sophomore Scholars in Residence (SSIR) programs traveled to different domestic and international cities over Fall Break.