“I was trying to study the economics of the region. Even though the pieces stylistically looked like something you’d find in Greece, they were made from local, red mud… essentially bootlegging,” says Levy, a business major and archeology minor, who spent a summer in Turkey working on the Hacimusalar Hoyuk excavation site.
“I wanted to show a narrative without words and let people project their own thoughts and stories onto my work,” says Moffly, a studio art major.
Dougherty, a geography major, researched in the Peruvian Amazon speaking with residents about the impact of a proposed project to build a road that would allow better access to Puerto Esperanza. She conducted her research through participatory mapping, a relationship-based research method which allowed her to connect with people one on one, gain their trust and then learn the information she needed for her research.
“The connection between trafficking and terrorism is often overlooked. I strongly believe that [human trafficking] has a purpose greater than violence alone — it is a tactic,” says Pomaranski, who researched the use of human trafficking by terror groups Boko Haram and ISIS.
- Davis Grant
Dr. Jim Davis has been awarded a National Security Agency grant. He and his students will collaborate with the NSA to research constructions of difference sets, bent functions, and association schemes using covering extended building sets.
- Bukach Grant
Dr. Cindy Bukach has been awarded the James S. McDonnell Foundation Scholar Award for Understanding Human Cognition. Her research explores how brain and behavior becomes specialized for categories such as faces, and how these skills transfer or change through experience or brain injury.
- McWhorter named Chair
Dr. Ladelle McWhorter has been named the Stephanie Bennett-Smith Chair in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
- Bonfiglio named Chair
Dr. Thomas Bonfiglio has been named the William Judson Gaines Chair in Modern Foreign Languages.
- New Book
Professor Steve Nash recently published his latest book, Virginia Climate Fever.
- Broening Fellowship
Dr. Benjamin Broening is the recipient of a 2014 Howard Foundation Fellowship.
- Professor recognized for dissertation
Sociology professor Eric Anthony Grollman recently was honored with the Best Dissertation Award in Mental Health by the American Sociological Association.
- Cable Book Chapter
Dr. Jennifer Cable published “After the Italian Manner: The English Cantata 1700-1710,” in The Lively Arts of the London Stage, 1675-1725 (Performance in the Long Eighteenth Century: Studies in Theatre, Music, Dance).
- Charlesworth Paper Accepted
Dr. Arthur Charlesworth's paper, "The Comprehensibility Theorem and the Foundations of Artificial Intelligence," was recently accepted to appear in Minds and Machines: journal for artificial intelligence, philosophy and cognitive sciences, Vol. 25.
- Bowie publishes new book
Dr. Jennifer Bowie recently published The View from the Bench and Chambers: Examining Judicial Process and Decision Making on the U.S. Courts of Appeals with coauthors Donald R. Songer and John Szmer. She spoke about it in a Boatwright Libraries Podcast.
Arts & Sciences Features
Student engages with the local Richmond community through internship with Richmond Peace Education Center
Alumna working in transportation mapping sees the real-world application of her work
Two seniors join peers from other colleges for two days of discussion around criminal justice
Lauren Conder, '14, utilized the support from the Office of Alumni and Career Services and her professors to achieve success.
Biology department assists basketball team in acquiring and caring for live tarantula mascot
American Chemical Society Student Associates perform a magic show to teach children about chemistry
Professor Yvonne Howell's new course focuses on sustainability in the context of Russian science and literature
UR's Society of Physics Students is recognized as an Outstanding Chapter
After winning the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting, Chris Hamby, '08, left for BuzzFeed News.
Arts & Sciences Events
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2015 Student Symposium
The 2015 Student Symposium featured nearly 230 student research presentations.
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