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Fashion, jewelry and antiquities will be featured in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts’ (VMFA) collections for this winter and spring, led by exhibitions from jewelry designer Jean Schlumberger, fashion from world-renowned designer Yves Saint Laurent and decorative art of the last days of Russia’s Romanov dynasty.
Editor's note: After publication, it was brought to the attention of The Collegian that the views expressed by individuals belonging to student organizations in this article do not necessarily represent the views of the entire organization.
Tucked away in Boatwright Library sits a quietly overlooked museum: the Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature. Inside is a collection of approximately 50 turtle fossils spanning millions of years.
In late fall of 2016, students at UR read yet another article about a sexual assault that had happened on campus, and how the administration had failed to help. Outraged, students called for reform, and the school began to work with the student body to ease the pain and change the future.
On a cool fall night, senior Fabiana Ayala sat cross-legged on her navy University Forest Apartment couch in a pair of red-and-white striped pajamas while catching up on emails. Ayala typically finished up her schoolwork by 10 p.m. during the week so she could get to bed at a decent hour. She dragged herself out of bed around 6 each morning to run her business, TodoSuma.
Last week marked the first week of the spring semester for University of Richmond students, including returning student and cancer survivor Tracy Akers.
Marketing professor, business-owner and mentor are just a few of the hats that Bill Bergman wears. With his signature classes, sarcastic demeanor and loud southern accent, he can often be heard from his classroom across the business school.
When Tess Monks qualified for the Irish dancing world championships early last month, she achieved a goal that has motivated her through years of mastering the sport.
When it became clear Tuesday night that Donald Trump would win the presidency, fear, anger and despair struck many minorities at University of Richmond.
With Election Day here, the Center for Civic Engagement has seen a surge of students registering to vote. More than 300 students registered this year, about four times the usual amount, according to Adrienne Piazza, the manager of the CCE’s educational and leadership programs.
Last spring the Heilman Dining Center had a first: an impromptu middle school dance party.
Junior Rennie Harrison spent Tuesday, Oct. 4, the day of the vice presidential debate, with a man who knows a thing or two about being VP. Harrison attended a gathering of the It’s On Us national committee at the Washington, D.C., home of Vice President Joe Biden.
On Sept. 14, the Richmond community lost someone many described as a pillar of the university to an aggressive brain tumor.
Delta Delta Delta sorority (TriDelt) raised more than $3,500 for Sawyer Perkins, a 5-year-old girl from Richmond battling an aggressive form of brain cancer.
Richmond's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) does not yet have a wait list this semester despite the annual increase of students seeking help, said Dr. Peter LeViness, the director of CAPS and licensed psychologist.
Ten faculty members from a variety of disciplines attended a faculty seminar in Cuba this June and returned with new ideas and changed perspectives, they said Wednesday in a debrief and forum session.
When students in the political science department returned to class on Aug. 22, they were greeted by a menagerie of new and familiar faces. But there were some very important faces they didn’t see. In an unusual occurrence, six of the department’s 21 faculty members are on leave.
When Humberto Cardounel Sr. fled Cuba in 1961 after Fidel Castro took power, he left most things behind, including his law career, for a new start in the U.S. As he rebuilt his life in Virginia, he began a family with his wife, Lourdes, who was another Cuban immigrant, and he taught Spanish at Richmond.
The stresses of the end of the academic year often seem unending. From studying for finals to trying to fit everything you own into a few suitcases, the tasks of closing out the year can seem insurmountable. Imagine adding more stress with extra things to do, such as putting a temperamental 4-year-old to bed and coordinating doctor’s appointments for a sick 5-year-old. These are the additional stresses and challenges some Richmond students face.