My dinner with Robert
A post-election conversation about the state of journalism with Robert Krulwich, the co-host of RadioLab, a public radio show about curiosity and big ideas. By Kayla Solsbak, '18
Artist rendering courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech
Shots of Jupiter
Meet the Spider who's behind the scenes for Jupiter's big close-ups. Amy Snyder Hale, '93, gives us a glimpse into the beyond through her work at the NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Illustration by Chris Romero
Lessons from his father taught President Ronald A. Crutcher the importance of listening as a strategy for engaging meaningfully with one another.
Photograph by Nidhi Sharma, '18
Soak it in
Vultures sitting on dead trees along a trail are one of the many sights Nidhi Sharma, ’18, captured on her blog documenting her summer research on the effect of climate change on sponges and other parts of the ecosystem in the Florida Keys.
Photograph by Kim Lee Schmidt
Stormy past, hopeful future
Political violence. Social decay. Elections bought and paid for by the rich and self-interested. America in 2016? No, Rome in 44 BCE, Patrice Rankine, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, said during the annual Colloquy address to faculty as he argued that a liberal arts education is as important today as it was for Cicero.
The FBI's undercover Spider
Joaquin "Jocko" Garcia, R’75, went from tackling running backs for the Spiders to taking down wise guys, drug traffickers, and other criminals for the FBI.
Photograph by Gordon Schmidt
Ask students and alumni what they value most from their years at the University, and relationships will be near the top of the list. For 27 who came as international students, that means Becky Trader.
Image: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of AP/Wide World
A lesser known memory of Sept. 11 involves a Portuguese cargo ship, Jewish refugees, an urgent need for asylum, and the Richmond Law alum who answered the call to help.