Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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Despite being named No. 3 school in the nation for “best quality of life” in the Princeton Review, minority students at the University of Richmond disagree. Only 12% of the university’s undergraduates identify as African-American,…

This Collegian feature is written by and about John Wai-Chun Loong, a Chinese international student majoring in business and music. Loong says that he had to break out of his comfort zone at the Heilman Dining Center and joined groups that celebrated…

Lanre T.A. Lambo--pictured in the second column, first row--was from Nigeria and graduated with a degree in Economics in 1979. Julie K. Li—pictured in the second column, fourth row—was from Hong Kong and graduated with a B.S. in chemistry in…

Yuen-Hay Lau—pictured in the second column, second row—was from Hong Kong and graduated with a B.S. in biology. She was on Dean's List and was a member of Beta Beta Beta, Glee Club, and won the Freshman Chemistry Award.

The top photograph features members of the Karate Club, which has three Vietnamese students: Huan Van Tran, Hi Van Tran, and Hoa Van Tran.

Patricia Wai-Wah Kwa—pictured in the fourth column, first row—was from Hong Kong and graduated with a B.A. in psychology. According to the senior statistics section of The Web 1962 on page 235, she was hall president.

Allan Ka-Lun Yung—pictured in the fourth column, second row—was from Hong Kong and graduated with a B.A. in chemistry. According to the senior statistics section of The Web 1962 on page 240, he earned Dean's List distinction and was secretary for…

Benja Vudhiporn—pictured in the third column, second row— was a student from Bangkok, Thailand that graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry. She made Dean’s List according to the senior statistics section on page 234 of The Web 1960. She was also a…

Jean C. Lee—pictured in the second column, second row—was a student from Hong Kong that graduated with a B.A. in Biology. In the senior statistics section of The Web 1960 on page 233, it states that she was also a member of the Canterbury Club,…

Prayot Rangsiyanon—pictured in the first column, first row—was a student from Bangkok, Thailand that graduated with a B.S. in Finance. He was a member of Alpha Kappa Psi, a professional business fraternity, and served as master of ritual…
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